Scoop Blog Archive / June 2010

The Weekly Must List: July 1 - July 7, 2010

Our top to do's for the week

Weekly Must List: July 1 – 7, 2010

Yoga in the Park
7/3 (Saturday) - Take your downward dog for a walk outdoors at SAM's Olympic Sculpture Park free Yoga in the Park, taught by instructors from 8 Limbs Yoga. Free, 10-11 a.m. Olympic Sculpture Park, 2901 Western Ave; Read more »

Fashion Central

For fashion fanatics, Christmas has come early this year. 

Ali Basye, former Seattle Bride editor and author of The Long (and Short) of It: A Madcap History of the Skirt, has gifted us a very big present: new fashion blogzine, a daily go-to guide for worldwide fashion news, style-scopes (fashion horoscopes) and Basye’s specialty: the stories behind the style. Read more »


Base Camp in the North Cascades

/In response to requests from its field program participants, the North Cascades Institute has started a new program this summer called Base Camp. Read more »

Watch & Learn: Camping Made Easy?

It’s a jacket, it’s a tent—it’s the JakPak!

Leave it to our resident crazy-busy working mom, Rachel Hart, to spot a time-saving innovation when she sees it. Case in point: the JakPak, a locally made wonder product that merges the essential camping gear—jacket, sleeping bag and tent—into a single waterproof package. Too good to be true? Watch as Rachel puts the JakPak to the test.

Oh, and a big thanks to our new video interns, Justin and Nick who shot and edited this piece. Read more »

Watch & Learn: A Tesla Test Drive

I recently hopped into a Tesla Roadster with Seattle magazine’s managing editor, John Levesque, author of the July Trend piece on the city's newest in sleek electric cars ("Plug 'n' Play"). This battery operated car might be the size of a handicapped bathroom stall and made of plastic, but it still had the look (and speed) of a classic roadster. Read more »