Scoop Blog Archive / March 2013

We Day Seattle: A Really Big Deal for Kids

Kid President will be in Seattle for the city's first ever We Day to encourage kids to engage in charity work on a local, national and global level

An astounding 15,000 students from close to 400 middle and high schools are expected converge on Key Arena on Wednesday, March 27 for the first ever We Day in Washington State. Read more »


Hooray for Washington State Rosé, the Anytime Wine

Leslie Kelly
Rose of Sangiovese from Barnard Griffin
Leslie recommends the Rose of Sangiovese, among other locally crafted rosés

When my kitchen begins to smell like the sweet perfume of chicken potpie, I start to think pink.

Yup, rosé. That’s just the thing to drink alongside one of my go-to warm/fuzzy comfort foods, the take-n-bake pie from the Rub with Love Shack next door to Seatown. Read more »


Spa it Up at Alderbrook

Chill out on the Hood Canal.

Alderbrook is a magical resort and spa on the shores of Hood Canal—a northwesty haven only two hours from the city. If you're aching for a getaway you might want to consider heading there next Friday, March 22 for their Good Clean Fun event from 7:30 to 10 p.m. In addition to champagne and snacks, tickets to this evening includes two spa treatments geared towards banishing dry winter skin. Read more »


Built For Man Winter Presentation: The Man of the Future

Meet this guy at the Built For Man show. And buy the clothes he's wearing

My friend Francisco Hernandez is an incredibly talented designer with a wonderfully generous spirit. His seven year-old line, Built For Man, provides comfortable, wearable, sexy and unique clothing for men, in part made by artisans in Peru, for whom he provides a living through their traditional looming techniques. Read more »

Faconnable Opens At Bellevue Square! Giveaway!

Dress like you live the Faconnable lifestyle.

The beauty of a classic, traditional line like Faconnable,a French line started in 1950s, is that they offer something for practically everyone. Even the hippest it girl or punkest punk girl can appreciate a crisp white blouse, a cotton v-neck sweater and a black leather pencil skirt. What they do with those classics is up to them, and the beauty of personal style, but at some point, as fashionable women, we realize that well-made modern closet staples are the keystone that holds our wardrobe in place.  Read more »