Scoop Blog Archive / August 2011

Orcas Landing Livens Up Hillman City

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Cody Bay

The glue to any good neighborhood is, of course, its neighborhood bar. Green Lake has The Latona, Phinney Ridge has The Park Pub, South Park would be lost without Loretta's, and the epicenter of Columbia City is Lottie's. Read more »

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Updated! A La Bonne Franquette, Belle Epicurean Open, Nettletown Closed

Two Frenchy-French spots open today, one of which is simply frosting on what's already a thoroughly convincing "Little Paris" in Seattle.

Surely a croissant taste-test of the luxuriously buttery ones at Inez Patisserie and the flaky ones at the newly opened second location of Belle Epicurean needs to happen. Read more »

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Fashion + Style Friday: SPUN Sample Sale, Stylish Rain Ponchos and Vancouver’s (Hip) Version of the Croc

Get on in to sweet SPUN boutique this weekend

It’s been a big week around here: Our fall shopping and style-packed September issue has hit the newsstands. In case you missed it, earlier this week, I gave readers a little behind the scenes peek at pulling the issue together –and trying to fit in over 100 local finds–here. Read more »

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The Weekend Must List: No Depression Night, Brave Horse Tavern's Pretzels and Letterpress Wayzgoose

School of Visual Concept's annual steamroller wayzgoose
A smashing good time will be had by all this Saturday at SVC's steamroller wwayzgoose

Must Steamroll
Letterpress Wayzgoose
Saturday (8/27)
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Seattle Schools' Food Guru Transferred; Says He Was Asked to Resign

Eric Boutin (right) says he was "not privy to" the district's agenda

Geez, was it something we said?

Right on the heels of our article spotlighting Eric Boutin's groundbreaking work to improve student meals at Seattle Public Schools came news that Boutin was being transferred out of his job as director of nutrition services.
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