Scoop Blog Archive / August 2013

Seattle Fast Food Workers to Strike Thursday

Lauren Mang

If you're craving fast food tomorrow, it may just have to wait. Much like the events on May 30, lower wage workers in Seattle (as well as other major cities around the country) are planning to walk out on Thursday, August 29. Read more »


Ethan Stowell to Open mkt. in Tangletown This Fall

In a tiny space that once housed Chase Jarvis Visual Media (and right nextdoor to the Elysian Tangletown), Ethan Stowell plans to open mkt., a small bar and restaurant, this fall. Read more »

Victoria, B.C. or Bust: Fit a Quick Trip Into Your Last Few Days of Summer

The Victoria Harbour Ferry ballet

Summer may be winding down, but there’s still ample time to trek somewhere fun for a night. Consider an overnight sojourn to this close by stomping ground (and one of CNN’s friendliest cities in the world): Victoria, B.C. Seattle magazine editorial assistant Erika Almanza Brown offers up her picks for when she visits this vibrant place, filled with history, culture, local eateries and breweries. Read more »


Nine New Reasons to Shop U Village

Classic 60'S Inspired Throw-On Jacket from Scotch & Soda, $249

In addition to the monolith new parking structure with more than 700 new spots, U Village is growing its retail and dining offerings by leaps and bounds this fall. They’ve just announced 12 new spots, including three that are firsts in the Northwest: Amsterdam-based Scotch & Soda (our new favorite), Calypso St. Read more »


Fashiony: Exploring African and Asian Fashion at Bumbershoot

Fresh fashion from African designers

OK, it’s officially time to talk about Bumbershoot, which, with the addition of Fashiony, an exhibit curated by the imminently fashionable Erika Dalya Massaquoi, really does have something for everyone this year. (But I also just want to mention that since we’re officially talking about Bumbershoot, it means that summer is over.)

Now on to the good news: Read more »