Scoop Blog Archive / November 2011

Viaduct for Dummies: Yes! You Missed the Only Exit! and Other News From the SoDo Coaster

Feeling a little cocky of late, now that everything's totally back to normal down here in SoDo (the new "slow normal," that is), so today I actually took a meeting in the office, inviting an uninitated reporter to drive southbound through the SoDo Coaster to our Viaduct-adjacent office.

That was mean.

Right about meeting time, I got an email, subject line: "Got Messed Up on the Viaduct." By which she meant "Am now being funnelled helplessly to West Seattle." Read more »

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RedTri: A Perfect Day at the Serpentarium

If the idea of holding ten of the most venomous snakes* in the world makes your kid do somersaults, then it is imperative you head out to the Serpentarium in Monroe. Inside this unassuming warehouse sits one of the most colorful collections of reptiles, spiders and crocodiles on the West Coast. Read more »

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Fashion + Style Friday: Beauty and shopping news, cozy knitwear and Butter London nail skins

Keep your eyes peeled for a plethora of new shopping stops and beauty spots opening in the coming weeks:

+ Get ready gents: Ward & Co., a men’s grooming retailer flush with shaving supplies, moisturizers, hair care and fragrances, will open in Rainier Square downtown on November 16.

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St. Dames, Patron Saint of 'This Is Vegetarian?'

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Cody Bay
St. Dames

I'm reluctant to even say the “V” word here, let alone the “G” word. As someone who eats and adores meat, I'll be the first to admit that I'm apt to stop reading a profile of a vegetarian, or even—god forbid—a vegan or gluten-free restaurant after the second paragraph. Read more »

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Spotlight Artists in the Spotlight This Weekend

Two of our 2011 Spotlight Award winners (plus one from 2008) are involved in interesting projects this weekend.

Bonus: both events are free. Read more »

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