Scoop Blog Archive / June 2012

FareStart's 20th Anniversary Bash Resembles an 'Avengers' Gathering

Cody Bay
Inside the FareStart restaurant

What was originally a party featuring 20 Northwest restaurants and 20 local breweries and wineries has mushroomed well beyond the symbolic number 20, but no one seems to be complaining. About half a dozen additional restaurants just announced include Robin Leventhal of Crave Catering and Top Chef fame, Lecosho's Matte Janke, Jeremy McClachlan of Salty's on Alki, plus new winery additions like Goose Ridge Estate, Kestrel Vintners and Rotie Cellars. Read more »

This Weekend's Musts: New Music, Locally-Made Movie, Killer Sample Sale

The Swinery's pork-belly BLT

5 Delicious BLT Sandwiches
Aching for some bacon? Try our five favorite local takes on the classic sandwich, all of which add an extra special something, such as pork belly, fresh baked bread from Macina and even a soft-boiled egg.

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Georgetown Carnival, Hydroplane Races and Other Kid-Friendly To-Dos This Weekend

With summer just around the corner, we've got a host of fun things to do, see, and hear around the city to get you in the mood. On our radar: a show with hundreds of games, a carnival with all kinds of entertainment, a celebration along the waterfront, an adventure in the wetlands, a hydroplane kick-off event, and a fun activity with bugs. Plus, go bananas with some of our fav monkeys. That’s right! Recess Monkey is playing this month’s Kids Cove Concert! Read more »

Queen Anne Farmers Market Debuts With Loads Of New Food Vendors

Leslie Kelly
Matthew Lewis with one of his adoring fans at last year's Queen Anne Farmers Market.

OK, so it’s not the most brilliant day for the debut of the Queen Anne Farmers Market. But come on, we’re used to buckets of rain in June, right?

Slip on your Wellies, grab an umbrella and let’s go.

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Matt's In The Market Diners Score On Sonics Thursdays

Leslie Kelly
The crew at Matt's In The Market gets their green and gold on for Sonics Thursdays. From left to right: Brittany Holmberg, Shane Ryan, Chet Gerl and Chris Choi.

So, some team that used to be known as the Seattle Supersonics is playing a big game tonight somewhere besides Key Arena. Are we bitter? Just a smidge. Read more »