Scoop Blog Archive / April 2010

Fashion & Style Friday: NYFA Fashion Show

We swear, there is something in the water in Ballard: every year when we tally up the votes for our Seamless in Seattle contest (this year’s deadline coming up April 16, entry details here), an astounding number of finalists have Ballard-based New York Fashion Academy stamped on their resume. Read more »

Celebrate Spring at a Local Flower Fests

Kick start spring with a visit to one of our region’s many flower fests. Here are a few of our favorites:

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, Mount Vernon Read more »


Seattle's 4th of July Fireworks Are Saved!

Tom Douglas, Microsoft & Starbucks to the Rescue!

Editor's Note: Nick Perry at The Seattle Times reports that Microsoft and Starbucks have each pledged $125,000 toward saving the Independence Day fireworks show at Lake Union. Read more »

Nicole Richie Gives Seattleites Fashion Advice

At only 28 years old, Nicole Richie has become a Hollywood trendsetter thanks to her fashion sense. She recently visited Seattle’s flagship Nordstrom store to celebrate the launch of her new apparel line, Winter Kate (her daughter's middle name). Over 400 fans participated in the meet-and-greet and the downtown Nordstrom nearly sold out of the Winter Kate line by afternoon (don’t worry fashionistas - more Winter Kate will be arriving and is also available at Read more »