Scoop Blog Archive / October 2013

Portland’s Stephanie Simek

"Course, I'm mad about animals, but raccoons and cats become a little bit boring. I mean, for too long a time." Little Edie Beale

Back in the day, I owned a small online boutique that I stocked with apparel, accessories and art from small indie businesses from the Pacific Northwest. One of my fave finds was Portland jeweler (artist? genius?), Stephanie Simek, whose false eyelash and real quail’s egg necklaces were some of my inventory. Read more »

Tottini and Friend’s Nursery Giveaway

Win the nursery of your dreams from Tottini, Pulp Home and Abnormals Anonymous

South Lake Union kid’s shop, Tottini, is teaming up with two Seattle-based décor companies, Abnormals Anonymous, which makes amazingly cool wallpaper, and interior design team extraordinaire, Pulp Design Studios for a nursery giveaway worth over $6,000.

Dang. Read more »


Kickstart Lu. Line No. 1

Nice and easy, that's my style

It’s always a thrill to stumble upon a new local designer who sets my Spidey sense off and Lu. by Jenny Fort has done it. Her Line No. 1 collection, currently looking for funding on Kickstarter is a two of my favorite things: chic and unique. Silhouettes are nontraditional, unless drop crotch MC Hammer pants are your standard, and will fit a range of personal styles and body shapes. Read more »

The Must List: Carrie in Musical Form and the Seattle Opera’s Daughter of the Regiment

A scene from Carrie: The Musical

Must Be Afraid
Get in the Spooky Spirit with Carrie: The Musical

(Through 10/26, times vary) — Check out the Broadway take on Stephen King’s unsettling tale, as interpreted by Seattle’s own Balagan Theatre. Prepare for pig’s blood on prom night! Read more »


4 Drinks to Have While Watching Monster Movies

A.J. Rathbun

It’s the spooktacular time of year, and the houses in my neighborhood are adorned with spider webs, tombstones, creepy crawlies and other items that go bump in the night. Not only is this chilling holiday nearly here, but it’s also the perfect time to watch monster movies). Of course, you should never watch a movie – any movie – without the perfect drink, so here are a couple creepy cocktails for your next fright fest. Read more »