Scoop Blog Archive / June 2013

Mossback Monday: The Graduation Speech to End all Graduation Speeches and More

Spend Father’s Day at Butch Blum

Dads, grads and summer style at Butch Blum

Sunday June 16 is Father’s Day and Butch Blum is doing it up right during their Summer Solstice Stylin’ event. From noon to 5 p.m., select merchandise will be 30 to 40 percent off (with party games to win additional markdowns); there will be a drawing to win one of three Virtual Golf Experience at Hotel 1000; enjoy 20 percent off made-to-measure suits, that day only, and styling appointments with Cameron Levin (appointment necessary for both), two great opportunities to style out your recent grad.


June Gloom: Votive Candle Holders At Sugarpill

Light the darkness

These locally made ceramic votive holders are lovely and glow so beautifully when lit by a tea light from within. 


They're also water-tight which means you can fill them with flowers. $18 at Sugarpill.


NuBe Green Goes Mobile

Bellevue gets a blast of eco-chic thanks to NuBe Green and Cupcake Royale

This summer Cap Hill retailer NuBe Green is taking to the streets in their new 24-foot mobile solar powered boutique fashion out of a salvaged shipping container. Its first stop is at Bellevue’s Cupcake Royale, right in the heart of downtown Bellevue and will be there from June 20 through September 15. Inside you’ll find a slimmed down inventory of the same great stuff you love at NuBe Green’s brick and mortar, all designed and manufactured in the USA, delightfully packaged in a large rectangular box. Read more »


The Must List: The Imminent Earthquake, Jonathan Adler Rocks U Village and Bainbridge Gets an Art Museum

Must Visit
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (BIMA) Grand Opening

Bainbridge Island welcomes BIMA, its very own art and culture haven, focusing on contemporary work by artists from the Kitsap and Olympic peninsulas. Go for the museum’s striking architecture—a curve of tall windows sweeps visitors toward the entrance—and for its many opening exhibits, including work by Bainbridge Island artist and children’s book illustrator Barbara Helen Berger. Read more »