Scoop Blog Archive / October 2012

5 Fall Cocktail Recipes

A.J. Rathbun
The Supersonic

Sure, it’s hard to exchange a very sunny summer for fall’s less-bright horizons. But think of all the fun fall highlights:pretty leaves fluttering in the breeze, soft and warm autumn sweaters and, of course, the following five drinks. Each of these is bound to make you enjoy fall a little moreeven if they might not completely make you forget summer. Read more »


Tom Douglas Sounds Off Against Bristol Bay Pebble Mine

Leslie Kelly
Tom Douglas and Michael Leviton
Tom Douglas and Michael Leviton

Do you eat wild salmon?

Then, chances are you’ve enjoyed fish from Alaska’s beautiful Bristol Bay, where massive fisheries produce roughly half of the salmon that shows up on plates around the U.S.

That’s one thing I learned when I showed up to a press conference yesterday at Seatown, called to discuss the threat to that habitat by the proposed Pebble Mine project. Read more »

Go Underground at Seattle Center, See "Kung Faux" and Other Weekend Musts

Haruko Nishimura performs as Warrior in "Underbelly" at Seattle Center this weekend

Underbelly Read more »


Jewish Same-Sex Couples Display Ketubot for Marriage Equality

Hueners Ventura ketubot, a Jewish marriage contract

Same sex marriage is not only on the November ballot in Seattle, it's on the minds of people all over the country. As was pointed out in our current story on local same sex couples, this is the civil rights issue of our time. (If you haven't yet, be sure to watch Seattle hip-hop star Macklemore's new and lovely video, Same Love, in support of gay marriage.) Read more »


Fur: Fabulous or Faux Pas

Fur from Hugo Boss on the runway at Bellevue Fashion Week.

Last week was Fashion Week at the Bellevue Collection, and as always, the shows were well attended, well produced and gave the area’s best-dressed glitterati a chance to bring out their bling, don their Louboutins and get a good look at fall trends through the lens of Vogue magazine and Bellevue Collection retailers. Read more »