Scoop Blog Archive / June 2011

Red Tricycle Recommends: 10 Awesome Parks & Playgrounds for Kids

Forest Park Playground, Everett

Seattle’s numerous playground spots serve as excellent places to bask in the sun, to enjoy the summer breeze, and to let your kids out of the house. Not only will your kids get the opportunity to meet and befriend other Seattle youngsters, but they will also be thanking you with yelps of laughter and hugs of joy. Here are a few suggestions from our friends at RedTri.com: Read more »


Healthy Happy Hour in Seattle

By: 
Kelly Singer
Kelly answers the frequent request for low-calorie drink ideas.


Viaduct for Dummies: Tunnel Clears Hurdle; Environmental Impact Statement Signed

Alaskan Way Viaduct

From the mixed-metaphors department here at Seattle mag comes this update on the ever-updating saga that is the future of our waterfront: City officials are celebrating this week’s signing of the final Alaskan Way Viaduct environmental impact statement, which effectively removes one more hurdle on the replacement project’s road to realization. Read more »


Behind the Scenes of Our July Issue: Is There a Doctor in the House?

Happy doctor
Drink your coffee!

Know this feeling? You’re minding your own business, getting ready for work, washing that PopTart down with a delicious second cup of coffee, when suddenly Steve Inskeep pops into your kitchen (via KUOW) with this news: Coffee will kill you.

And you think, “Didn’t I just hear somewhere that coffee will make me live longer?” Read more »


Bicycle Diaries: Julia Busts Out the Helmet Cam

By: 
Roddy Scheer

REI's Julia Trippel recently shot some helmet-cam video (thanks to our friends at Contour cameras) of her commutes to and from work. Check out the videos -- and Julia's comments on them -- below...


The Joy of Commuting By Day:

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