Scoop Blog Archive / March 2013

Tatters Warehouse Sale

A good examples of Tatters' style

Perhaps the greatest, most under-the-radar shop has one of the greatest under-the-radar super sales each year and I'm here to daylight it. Read more »

Three Cocktails to Pair with St. Patrick’s Day Legends

A.J. Rathbun
snakebike st patrick's day cocktail
Have a "Snakebite" in Saint Patrick's honor.

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, and with it comes not only an honoring of Ireland and the Irish people, but usually a whole lot of tipsy folks running around. Instead of just drinking green beer randomly, why not dig a little deeper with a few choice bits of lore and learning – and some drinks that match up with them. Read more »


Explore a Luxe Home Remodel, Michael Moss' New Book and a Pop-Up Vintage Shop

northwest home AIA tour stephen bobbit
Go inside this gorgeous West Seattle remodel.

Vivian Maier: Out of the Shadows
Ongoing (closes 3/28 ) — The story is nothing short of incredible. A nanny who lived in New York City and Chicago, Vivian Maier was also a devoted shutterbug who took captivating street shots of everyday people—amounting to a roll of film a day from the 1950s through the ’70s. But she kept her hobby private, piling up more than 100,000 negatives in storage units, which went undiscovered until 2007. Her incisive eye is remarkable, and her story is an ode to art for art’s sake. Read more »


Chris Hansen Launches a Waitlist for Sonics Tickets

sonics arena seattle basketball sodo
A rendering of the proposed Sonics Arena in SoDo.

Chris Hansen launches a "Priority Ticket Waitlist" today for future tickets to Sonics games. As explained on the Sonics Arena blog, adding your name to the list doesn't guarantee tickets. It just means you'll be among the first contacted by a Sonics salesperson for the opportunity to buy tickets when the time is right. Read more »


A Mineral Make Under: Koh Gen Do

Maifanshi mineral eye makeup palette from Koh Gen Do

I’m in to the “barely there” makeup look. It’s good day when I have a second to layer on mascara and apply some Burt’s Bees chap stick. But when I do take the time to actually go for more of a focused, deliberate “barely there” look, I turn to Koh Gen Do, a high-definition Japanese cosmetic line sold at Barneys. Read more »