Scoop Blog Archive / May 2012

Fremont's Deluxe Junk Closing, Huge Rummage Sale Planned

Deluxe Junk in Fremont

Deluxe Junk (self-described as "Fremont's little vintage department store") is closing. Read more »

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Sushi Kappo Tamura One of Bon Appetit's 10 Best New Sushi Restaurants

This month, Bon Appetit lists the 10 Best New Sushi Restaurants in the US, and coming in at number 8 on their list is Eastlake's lovely Sushi Kappo Tamura.  Read more »


Knute Berger Reads from His New History of the Space Needle

Seattle mag's editor at large, Knute Berger

The Space Needle’s writer in residence, and our own editor at large Knute Berger, has just published Space Needle: The Spirit of Seattle. Read more »


UW to Offer Digital Publishing Continuing-Ed Program

At an advisory board meeting for the UW's new digital publishing program. The view from the UW Tower is stellar.

If you're interested in blogging professionally, self-publishing digitally, creating e-booksor your employer wishes you knew more about such things, look into the University of Washington's new certificate program in digital publishing. Read more »

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Lighthouse Keeper: The New Dream Job

New Dungeness Lighthouse near Sequim, WA

The email got me dreaming: Seattle mag writer Joe Follansbee sent word that his new book, the Fyddeye Guide to America’s Lighthouses, is now available. Joe, a consummate storyteller and maritime expert, has a boundless enthusiasm for these beautiful and historic beacons, as do I, after a weird and wonderful week I spent living in one as a "lighthouse keeper" a few years back. Read more »