Scoop Blog Archive / May 2013

Scout Apparel to Close

Scout makes way for progress

Edie’s Shoes/Scout Apparel owner Erin Dolan has announced the closure of Scout mid-June due to the re-imagining of the block on which her shops live. (We reported on Edie’s moving a few weeks ago, up to the former Brocklind’s costume building.) No word yet of a clearance sale, but we’ll keep you updated if we hear of anything. Read more »

The Must List: Score NuBe Green Goodies on Sale, Root for the Storm and Take in a Pas De Deux at the PNB

Seattle Storm Season Opener
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Restaurant Inside Baseball: How (Exactly) Greg Atkinson Opened Marché Bainbridge

Betsy and Greg Atkinson inside their Bainbridge Island gem, Marché

Most of us fall into one of two groups.

There are the daydreamers, who fantasize about opening a bakery, cafe, bistro or restaurant of their very own one day. They imagine the space, the tables and chairs, the lighting, and of course what kind of food they'd serve. Read more »

Shop News: Hip Zephyr is on the Move

From tiny to palatial, Hip Zephyr Moves to the Rock

After almost seven years, Phinney Ridge’s Hip Zephyr is moving to Mercer Island (2727 78th Ave. SE) this June. The tiny 350 square-foot shop, which carries a nice selection of denim, and other casual wear, including many brands not found elsewhere in town, is moving to a 1,200 square-foot space recently vacated by What to Wear, an 11 year-old boutique also known for their selection of denim, and other casual wear. Read more »

Four Local Drink Experts on the Future of Cocktails

A.J. Rathbun

Few things have changed as much as the drink landscape in the past 10 to 15 years. As bartenders focus on combining fantastic ingredients with inspiration from the past, all while using ultra-modern techniques, they’re churning out more good and inventive cocktails than ever before. But what’s going to happen next? To find out, I picked the brains of four local bar-and-spirit stars.
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