Scoop Blog Archive / June 2011

Food News: Neil Robertson is Leaving Mistral Kitchen Tomorrow!

With stints at Canlis, Restaurant Guy Savoy and Joel Robuchon at the MGM (both in Las Vegas) on his resume, pastry chef Neil Robertson is arguably Seattle's brightest pastry star. He's spent the last two years at Mistral Kitchen< Read more »

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Viaduct for Dummies: Why You Gotta Hate?

Is there a ceiling on this thing?

Full-glory morning sunshine this morning as I drove along the top of the Viaduct, pondering Seattle's love/hate of the thing. Sure, those views of the bay—ferries, the Olympics, the works—make going to work almost a pleasure. But also, the thing might one day kill me, one way or another. Read more »

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VIDEO: A Conversation with Seattle's New Creative Class

Last month, I invited the personalities featured in our story on Seattle's social learning boom (see link below) over to the office for coffee. Here's an outtake from the conversation:

Find out more about how and why we're so intrigued by these personalities (and their projects) in the June 2011 issue of Seattle mag.


 

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Outdoor Zen: 10 Yoga Etiquette Rules, Plus Where to Practice for Free

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Kelly Singer
Taking a yoga class outdoors can be an exhilarating experience, sans chatter.

It’s almost painful to be indoors on a summer day in Seattle, even for a yoga class. Taking your practice outside allows you to breath fresh air, connect with nature, and literally salute the sun. An outdoor class has a different dynamic than an indoor class and it’s important to know the necessary etiquette so everyone can enjoy the experience.  Here are my top 10 outdoor yoga etiquette rules:

1. Be on time and be prepared to start on time. Read more »

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2011 Seattle Bicycling Guide: Riding Your Way Through Traffic

Urban biking simplified

Whether you need to plan your commute or a fun Sunday afternoon ride, the Seattle Bicycling Guide Map contains all the information you'd need to bike your way through traffic. From updated maps and new information about green bike lanes, bike boxes, and newly signed routes, the 2011 edition reflects some of the major changes made in Seattle's bicycling networks the past year. If you were wondering whether the new farmers market has bike racks available or your favorite route has buffered lanes, you're in luck: Now you can find all that information in one place. Read more »

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