Scoop Blog Archive / April 2013

Go Green (Eileen) in Columbia City on April 20

Green Eileen, Columbia City

Green Eileen is open in Columbia City. The store, at 4860 Rainier Ave. S, is the company’s first outside of New York, where 90,000 pieces of gently worn Eileen Fisher clothing have been resold and $1.5 million donated to charities. The idea behind Green Eileen is brilliant: for every piece of almost-new Eileen Fisher clothing you bring in to the shop, you get a $5 gift card towards your next purchase at Eileen Fisher. Read more »

Joss Whedon's 'Much Ado About Nothing' to Open SIFF 2013

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Fran Kranz in Joss Whedon’s 'Much Ado About Nothing'

There will be much ado, indeed, at SIFF (Seattle International Film Festival) this year. The festival opens with Joss Whedon's take on Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, starring Alexis Denisof, Amy Acker, Nathan Fillion, and Clark Gregg. The film was shot in twelve days, uses the original text and apparently was edited on a laptop while Whedon was still in production for The Avengers. It also marks Whedon's debut as a composer, according to the press release. Read more »


Take Me Out to Eat at the Mariners Game!

Leslie Kelly
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Lengua tacos

It’s the Seattle Mariners home opener! Hooray!

While hardcore M’s fans like my husband are pumped about seeing the new players – how about The Beast? Slugger Michael Morse is on fire, right? – I’m psyched about all the new food and drinks showing up around The Safe, especially at Edgar’s Cantina and the Home Run Porch. [Check out this slide show of food pics we got from the preview.] Read more »


News and Marginalia: Twin Peaks is Back


Drifting Arrows Swimwear Opens Online Mercantile

Living the beach lifestyle with Drifting Arrows

Swimwear line Drifting Arrows has announced the launch of an online mercantile filled with everything you need for the beach while wearing one of their hip, locally-designed suits, including espadrilles, a towel, sunnies and a Read more »