Scoop Blog Archive / October 2012

Empty your Pockets for White Center Food Bank's Milk Money Drive

The White Center Food Bank provides 1,001,579 pounds of food for 66,682 people each year

As we approach the holiday season—when food is plentiful and the spirit of giving is encouraged—consider enriching a few lives by donating some pocket change to the White Center Food Bank for their first ever "Milk Money" drive. Launched on October 20th, this program will help the food bank purchase milk for over 20,000 local families in need. To play your part, pick up one, thirty or even three hundred “milk bank” containers at the food bank. Read more »


Catch Knute Berger's Lecture at the Space Needle

A collage of images taken as the Space Needle was being built in 1961

Seattle magazine editor-at-large Knute Berger returns to his stomping grounds at the Space Needle tomorrow night.

After spending a year at the Needle as writer-in-residence, Berger will now be in attendance to deliver MOHAI's Denny Lecture, a new annual event developed to recognize the work of influential historians in our region. Read more »


Hey, Ho, Let's Go! to the EMP's Worn to be Wild Exhibit

The leather jacket in its punkest form.

Believe it or not, despite it’s current badass persona, the leather jacket hasn’t always been a symbol of toughness and unfettered sexuality lingering on the cusp of the underbelly of popular culture. Read more »


Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Perform 'Same Love' on Ellen



Winter Wonderland: Escape to Idaho!

While some are dreading the next five rain-soaked months in Seattle, let winter-lovers rejoice! Make the most of your favorite season and head to Idaho for the Northwest's ultimate winter playground. Whether you're taking advantage of spectacular skiing and snowboarding terrain, embarking on an extraordinary snowmobiling excursion, or exploring the snowy woodland on a pair of snowshoes, Idaho has winter activities for one and all. Read more »