Scoop Blog Archive / December 2012

Holiday Sale & Good Times event at Underwood Stables

A cool piece of hipster bling from local jeweler Nikki Jacoby

Here’s a cool thing going on this week in the holiday shopping scene:

Underwood Stables (formerly known as Horses Cut Shop) at 4306 Fremont Avenue N (next door to Uneeda Burger) is opening up their (formerly super secret) space for two sales this pre-Christmas week. Read more »


The People Have Spoken: Locals' Favorite Bars and Cocktails

By: 
A.J. Rathbun

It’s that time of year, when pundits of all disciplines, from movies to books to boozes, are making their picks for those "Best" and "Most" end-of-year lists. I thought it’d be a good balance to let the people have their own say. So I asked five folks about their favorite cocktails and watering holes. Here's what they had to say:

Emi Matsumoto
Ballard

What's your all-time favorite cocktail?
A rye Manhattan. Read more »

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Shopping Made Easy in Japantown

Momo girl/jewelry maker Angela Muhlnickel shows off a pretty handmade bag made from vintage kimono fabric

For the quirky and artistic on your holiday gift list, check out Momo in the Japantown corner of Chinatown-International District. Read more »

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Live, Love, Loft

A little sparkle with your skirt? Loving Loft's Holiday looks.

If you haven't been for a while, Loft will surprise you. This holiday, they're putting on the bling with sequins, feathers and bright colors—in all the right proportions—and perfect for our unique casual-chic lifestyle here in Seattle. Read more »


I'm Dreaming of a Green Red Wine for Christmas

By: 
Leslie Kelly
washington wine

The holiday season has put me in the mood for some green red wine.

Nope, that’s not a new varietal. I’ve got a hankering for wine that’s made with grapes that are grown using the latest in Old World sustainable practices. That’s such a hot button word in the world of food that we’ve kind of tuned it out, but it really hasn’t made a big splash on the Washington state wine landscape. Read more »