Scoop Blog Archive / June 2013

Mossback Monday: Radioactive Mud and a Seattle Woman Trying to Live on Light

Knute Berger
A turn-of-the-century Seattle Times ad. Will Oregon take the pot plunge?


Totokaelo End of Season Sale Starts June 15

This wool Jil Sander dress is from winter, but it's on sale too

My fave sale is from the most aspirational (for most) shop in town is about to drop. Totokaelo's end of season sale starts Saturday, June 15, with all spring merch marked down 30 to 50 percent. That means deals on Rick Owens, Jil Sander, Uzi, Raquel Allegra, Carven, Won Hundred and many, many other coveted brands. I love this sale.

While you're shopping, head over to Totokaelo Man to see what retail brainiac, Jill Wenger has in store for the dude in your life. 

Seattle magazine Father's Day Instagram Contest

Lauren Mang

After our successful (and extremely adorable) Mother's Day Instagram Photo Contest, we decided to do it again for Father's Day. Starting now through Sunday, June 16, snap an Instagram photo of you and your dad (or dads: you and your kids) out and about at your favorite Seattle spot (think restaurant, park, shop, sporting event, you name it) and tag it @Seattlemag #FathersDayPics to enter the contest. Read more »


U Village Sidewalk Sale

Pretty soon these sidewalks will be filled with can't-beat bargains galore

You’ll already be at U Village the weekend of June 13-16 scouting out the new Jonathan Adler store (which opens June 14), so why not take advantage of the crazy good deals sure to be found at the 56th annual Sidewalk Sale. Read more »


Bishops Barbershop

The men of Seattle have a new place to get gussied up. Bishops Barbershop, a Portland-based mini-chain opened their first Seattle location downtown this week. And, ok, both guys and gals are welcome at Bishops, which offers cuts and color, but their hot towel shaves and beard care makes Bishops especially attractive to the moustachioed and bearded among us. Local artist Baso Fibonacci created huge 20-foot wide bear and owl spray painted murals on two of the salon’s walls to reflect Bishops style of edgy artwork and on-trend style. Read more »