Scoop Blog Archive / September 2009

Charitable Event: Puget Sound Heart Walk

It’s that time of year when our lives are flooded with charity requests. There are walks, runs, drives, dinners – the list is endless. And we’ve had a tough enough year on our own, thank you very much. So how do we decide where to spend our time, money and energy?

Here’s what I’m doing: Walking for Ally Warnke. Ally, 10, loves cheerleading and golf. She’s the daughter of one of my co-workers and everyone who meets her falls instantly in love. I never would have guessed she has a heart disease. Read more »


Preview: Bellevue Fashion Week

I feel like a kid on Christmas morning, bouncing around the house, yelling, “It’s here! It’s here!”

But instead of a jolly red-suited man bringing me toys, The Bellevue Collection has given me a big, giant fashion-forward present wrapped in shiny design gazing and glitzy documentary watching: Bellevue Fashion Week. Read more »


Art Restaurant: Counter Uncorked

Last Tuesday, Art restaurant in the Four Seasons hotel downtown hosted its second Counter Uncorked event, an evening designed to showcase the kitchen’s talent. For two hours, food writers and bloggers sipped wine, mingled, and helped themselves to the generous spread. Read more »


Fashion & Style Friday: Matte Nails for Fall

Time for the first-ever edition of Seattle mag's Fashion & Style Friday, our weekly shoutout to local (and sometimes not-so local) designers, shops, cool new products, hot looks and everything in between. Read more »


The David Barton Project: Mission Impossible?

When I raised my hand at Seattle magazine’s weekly pitch meeting and volunteered to write what I thought would be a 200-word blurb covering the new opening of David Barton’s gym at the Bravern, I learned a valuable lesson. Never volunteer. Over the course of the last week, my assignment has morphed from that 200-word blurb to a three-month-long membership with personal training 3 to 4 times a week, and a targeted nutrition plan that I have *promised* to follow. (If you’re going to read this blog, I should warn you—I will probably whine about this. Read more »