Scoop Blog Archive / September 2009

Fashion First: Tonight!

This is it folks: the day the 2009 Seamless in Seattle winning designers debut their collections on the runway at Fashion First. Read more »


Shopping: Eastside, meet glassybaby

Glassybaby, the wildly-popular candle votives created by Seattleite Lee Rhodes, is opening their first retail location on the Eastside, setting up shop in the former Sophisticated Swine's space on Main St. Read more »


Hope Grocery - New Guard

Looking to catch those up-and-coming-chefs on a night outside of the restaurant? Check out New Guard, a new underground dinner club that combines a love for good food, art, and music. Monthly dinners feature chefs from Springhill, Cantinetta, and The Corson Building cooking up casual, family-style meals. Art pieces curated from new, local artists are featured, and the evening ends with live music from a rotating list of talented bands. Want a seat at the table? Visit their website at HopeGrocery.com to get on their mailing list.


Fave Nabes: 15 Personal Picks

It's not surprising that our staff loves our local nabes. But which ones are our personal favorites, you ask? Don't even get us started. From waterfront views to downtown shopping, here are a few reasons we love our hoods:

Kirkland: “Living in Kirkland feels like you’re on vacation. I love the downtown for shopping, eating and walking. And I love anywhere I can see water and be near water.” —Sheila Mickool, Seattle magazine research editor Read more »

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Yellow Terror at Wing Luke: Shocking and Sublime

Well, I just wrote a really long, really thoughtful, really excited post about Yellow Terror, the new Roger Shimomura exhibit at Wing Luke, and then suddenly the blog demons devoured it. Perhaps those of you who have experienced this sort of technical difficulty can relate to the particular rage it tends to incite. But instead of rending my garments, I'm just going to say go see the exhibit. It's amazing. Then go upstairs and see Parallel Lines, a show of 8 contemporary Asian American artists. It's amazing too. Read more »