Scoop Blog Archive / August 2009

Two-for-one Closing Sale at Tweed

Greenwood’s funky boutique, and one of our Best Shops of 2008, Tweed (8315 Greenwood Ave. N), is going out of business. Owner Danielle Luartes will close the Greenwood store September 27th but  hopes to reopen again in November (depending on how the sale goes) with lines geared more toward recession budgets. Read more »

Shopping: Italian fashion coming to The Bravern

The countdown to the grand opening of The Shops at the Bravern is now measured in weeks, instead of months and previews of luxury fashion have begun. Looks from Tory Burch were spotted on roving models all over the city (I spotted a fabulously-clad group at the Fremont Troll on Sunday), with more “mobile” fashion shows to come in the next couple of weeks. Read more »


The Seattle Times Helps Identify Mystery Man

Today’s main story in The Seattle Times, a piece about a man who woke up three weeks ago in Discovery Park unsure of who he was and why he was in Seattle, was a mystery for only a few hours. Read more »

Screaming Deal: Garage Sale at Horseshoe

Their name: "Horseshoe.” Their claim: to be a little bit country, a little bit rock ’n’ roll. Find out for yourself at the chic Ballard boutique’s annual garage sale on Sunday, August 23 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Check out their flyer for more details. Read more »

Screaming Deal: Raid the Honor Bar at Hotel Max!

If you’ve ever looked with longing at the contents of your hotel mini-bar, Hotel Max’s new “Raid the Honor Bar” package gives you a chance to give into temptation without feeling guilty. Book now through the end of the year and get 50 percent off mini-bar items—and we’re not just talking cashews and almonds. The promotion includes toiletry kits, a Hotel Max Robe and T-shirt, an “intimacy kit” and more. In addition to this quirky perk, the package comes with an in-room movie, free wi-fi and unlimited in-and-out valet parking. Read more »