Scoop Blog Archive / May 2012

Submission Deadline Reminder, Plus a Video Update on 2011 Winner Bri Seeley

Seamless in Seattle 2011 honorees Angela Allen and Bri Seeley with their designs

As the 2012 Seamless in Seattle submission deadline approaches (don’t forget, applications are due June 1st), here is a little dose of creative inspiration, courtesy of 2011 winning designer Bri Seeley. Read more »


Weekend Viaduct Closure and What is the What in the Pit?

A flock of cranes at the southern end of northbound SR 99
A flock of cranes at the southern end of northbound SR 99

Driver alert: SR 99 will be closed all weekend, to allow crews to reinforce the shorn end of the Viaduct, so it doesn't fall down when they eventually tunnel directly under it. Look for snarly traffic around downtown and Pioneer Square this weekend; the closure will affect the highway between the north end of the Battery Street Tunnel and the West Seattle Bridge, from 11 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday. Read more »


Sounders Fans Are Turning Heads

A recent article in ESPN's The Mag compares the energy and devotion of Sounders fans to the notorious supporters of English football clubs. The writer also seems surprised that a soccer team is doing so well financially in an American city: Read more »


A Favorite Look from New Line at NuBe Green

Wouldn't this outfit look great on any chic Oddfellows waitress? Appropriate, since all the models in NuBe Green's Odd Love fashion show on May 4 were employees from the Oddfellows building (Molly Moon's scoopers included). Get a sneak peek at other designs from the show via NuBe Green's Facebook page. They're all from a NuBe Green's intriguing new spring/summer line of women's wear. Read more »

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New Lunch Spot (and Bar), the Blu Grouse, Now Open in Georgetown

Not only do south-end eaters have the just-opened Cafe con Leche (aka, the reinvented Paladar Cubano) serving up Cubano sandwiches, and the slick-looking Sodo Kitchen at Starbucks for new lunch options (not to mention my longtime standbys Maruta Shoten and Hudson Diner), now there's one more place to check out: The Blu Read more »