Scoop Blog Archive / September 2012

Monarch Review Hosts Readings, Music and Trivia in Ballard

Cover of the Monarch Review, Volume 2

If you haven't already, add the new and locally-produced literary magazine, The Monarch Review to your reading list. In addition to publishing works by local and emerging writers regularly online, its Seattle-based team of editors have released two excellent print editions, available for purchase in bookstores around the city and online ($10)...and I hear there is a third on its way. Read more »

Fall 2012's Most Exciting Restaurant Openings

On the table at one of Mamnoon's tastings

It seems there's a lull every late summer, a time when only a couple of restaurants open their doors. Makes sense: Most hope to open before the big summer eating rush, a time when profits can almost double thanks to extra seating outside, and extra drinking to toast blue skies and sun-kissed skin.

We're just coming out of that lull and we're now on the verge of another swell of restaurant openings. Here are a few of the restaurant's I'm excited about. Read more »

Go with the Flowchart: Brangien Davis' Music Picks for Fall 2012

If you had the print edition, you'd be here right now.

Because we couldn't figure how to do an animated GIF in print. Only kidding. Sort of.

Seriously though, you should reference Brangien Davis' helpful (and entertaining) flowchart to track down just the right music event for your frame of mind this fall.

Download a full-size, printer-friendly chart here. Read more »


Seamless in Seattle Recap

Local designers stunned audiences with their savvy designs.

Seattle magazine's 2nd annual Seamless in Seattle fashion show was proof that Seattle has style! The five Seamless in Seattle award-winning designers presented their chic, sophisticated and totally wearable collections to 350 guests, picturesquely set underneath the glowing cars at the Seattle Art Museum. Read more »

Behind the Scenes Video: Fashion First Fashion Show

2011 Fashion First Fashion Show; get to the 2012 show this Thursday

Ever wondered what really goes on during a fashion photo shoot? (Let me tell you it’s a lot less flash bulbs a’popping and quick posing, and quite a bit more waiting around for hair and makeup and stealing snacks.) Read more »