Scoop Blog Archive / August 2013

Topshop and Nordstom: Total Domination

Colorful frocks and Grunge-y caps from Topshop at Nordstrom

Since the launch of the Nordstrom/ Topshop collaboration at Southcenter Mall last fall, die-hard fashion-forward Seattlites have been braving the daunting Tukwila commute and throngs of suburban shoppers to get his or her fix of hyper-trendy leather miniskirts and faux fur vests. Read more »

Westward and Little Gull Are Now Open on North Lake Union

First come, first served in the Adirondack chairs. Worth the effort for that view!

They said they were opening next Tuesday.

But, in a twist (who doesn't love a twist?), Westward and Little Gull Grocery, the north Lake Union waterfront seafood-centric, boat-up spots we've been waiting all summer for, are open! Right now. For lunch and dinner. And the in-between hours (11am til 10pm, or 11pm on weekends).   Read more »

Save the Date: Horseshoe’s Stockroom Sale

New merch from Horseshoe, probably not on sale yet, but an example of the type of cool clothes they sell

Gear up for some major deals at Horseshoe’s annual Stockroom Sale, happening this year on Thursday, September 12 from 4 to 8 p.m. in a new location next door to Filthy Rich Jewelry at 5404 22nd Ave in Ballard.

This is a serious sale, i.e. cash only, final sale, no holds and no dressing rooms. For safety’s sake, Horseshoe will only allow 25 people (max!) into the sale at one time, which means: Get there early and be prepared to wait your turn!



Late Summer Wine Cocktails

A.J. Rathbun
It won't take much to get through this drink

Summertime, I think, is wine cocktail time. Why? Because they tend to be super refreshing, easy-to-make, flavorful, and a little lighter on their feet than some other drinks. As summer is starting to wind down, I figured that having a few good wine cocktails at the ready over these next few weeks would be a good idea—it never hurts to try and draw summer out as long as possible. Read more »


The Must List: Bumbershoot, Husky Football, a Birthday Barbecue Feast and Roger Shimomura at the Greg Kucera Gallery

Seattle band Kithkin will perform at Bumbershoot

Must Rock Out

(8/31 to 9/2, times vary) — This end-of-summer arts extravaganza pulls together some of the biggest names in comedy, visual arts, theater and, of course, music. Local bands worth braving the crowds for: Kris Orlowski, Kithkin, The Redwood Plan, Katie Kate, BellaMaine and Allen Stone. Read more »