Scoop Blog Archive / April 2012

Visit a Haunted House in Springtime: See Petruchska at Spectrum Dance Theater

I don't want to give too much away, because the best parts about Petruchska (plays through April 22) should be stumbled upon – like many of the steps I almost tripped over while wending my way with the rest of opening night audience through the dark passages inside the transformed Madrona Bathhouse studios, where Spectrum Dance Theater has its enviable home. Read more »


It’s Always “Happy Hour” in the Canlis Lounge

Hey, did you know that you don’t need reservations at Canlis to drop in for a bite and a sip? Spiff yourself up and stop by the snazzy, swanky Canlis lounge. Read more »


Sneak Peek: Ballard Pizza Company

Cody Bay

 My first question for Ethan Stowell at last night's media preview of his casual, late-night, pizza-by-the-slice stop-in joint was, “Ethan: Are you ready for an onslaught of drunk Ballardites?

Ethan: “Well, we'll see. That's the question. Is it going to be slow? Is it going to be busy? I have no idea. I can't make any predictions.” Read more »


Tips for Eating Out with Kids During Seattle Restaurant Week

Over 150 restaurants are participating in Seattle Restaurant Week (April 8-12 and April 15-19), wherein each restaurant is offering a three-course set menu for $28. Visit the entire list of participating restaurants on the Seattle Restaurant Week website. Read more »


Pickled Eggs, Titanic, Langston Hughes Film Fest and New Jewelry

Pickled Egg!
We dare you to order the pickled egg at Blue Glass in Ballard. A modern take on the old-time bar grub staple, this savory treat brings a rainbow of pink, purple and yellow to your table for only $1.50 at happy hour. The Blue Glass is one of the best restaurant happy hours called out in our April issue; read the full list at  Read more »