Scoop Blog Archive / May 2013

Multiple Fast Food Restaurant Strikes Planned for Today

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Lauren Mang
Fast food workers in Seattle are organizing strikes and marches throughout the city under Good Jobs Seattle

After an employee walked off the job last night at a Ballard Taco Bell (the restaurant closed two hours early due to short staffing, The Stranger reports), Seattle is facing citywide strikes today at dozens of chains including Burger King, McDonald's, Subway and Arby's. Read more »

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Spring Sale at Juniper in Madrona

Water Ponzu pants from H Fredriksson

Juniper in Madrona is having a spring sale through June 1 (that's Saturday, can you believe it?), with 30 percent off of select items, including pieces from H Fredriksson, Two and Souchi


Enter Rosanna's Tablescape Contest and Win Big

A past year's winning submission to Rosanna's Tablescape contest

For the last six years, Rosanna, our local doyenne of tabletop décor, entertaining and the perfect cake pedestal, has hosted a Tablescape contest to encourage creativity and highlight the well-set table. Read more »


Bi-Monthly Rooftop Dinner Series Coming to Bastille

Bastille Cafe & Bar Rooftop dinners
The rooftop garden at Bastille Cafe and Bar

Upon moving to Seattle last fall, I experienced a solid month of awestruck disbelief over not only the mountains (I’m from the mountain-less Rust Belt), but also the incredible food. I spent my days eating and staring into vistas, not entirely believing that the mountains were real or that they were here to stay. If I wasn’t ceaselessly asking friends, “Have you seen the mountains today?” I was chirping about a local restaurant that I had just tried. Read more »

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NuBe Green’s Big Spring Cleaning Sale

Alexandra Ferguson Pillow at Nube Green

Starting today, NuBe Green is cleaning shop. Head to this Capitol Hill emporium of feel-good and functional, US-made furniture, gifts, clothing and home goods for their four-day storewide garage sale. Through Saturday, June 1, find most items marked down between 20 and 50 percent. It’s a goody!