Scoop Blog Archive / December 2013

Our Favorite Headline Ideas of 2013

Over the course of a year, Seattle mag editors write countless headlines for stories—hundreds of which are jettisoned for something better during the editing process. But then there are the headlines that we write for imagined stories that haven’t been assigned or written (and perhaps shouldn't be, ever). These usually surface at random during punchy brainstorming meetings. Brangien Davis is still waiting for the chance to use “There Will Be Cud,” on just the right sort of cow story. Lisa Wogan’s “Fecal Weapon” will never see big type in this, or probably any, magazine. Read more »


Mossback Monday: Seahawks Soar into the Playoffs, Machinists to Vote This Week

Knute Berger

The Must List: New Year’s Eve Parties Aplenty, Martin Schoeller at EMP and Where to Dine out During the Holidays

Must Ogle
Martin Schoeller’s Larger than Life Portraits at the EMP Museum

(Through 2/16, times vary) — In Close-Up, photographer Martin Schoeller shares his stunning, large-scale, full-face shots of celebs and regular folks alike.

Must Dine
Where to Dine Out During the Holidays

The holidays are here, family is in town—celebrate at one of these special-occasion spots. Read more »


Skip the Plain Champagne on New Year's Eve and Mix Up Some Bubbly Cocktails Instead

A.J. Rathbun

I would never turn down a glass of straight Champagne, sparkling wine, prosecco or any of their bubbly relations (well, almost never). If you were to invite me over for New Year’s Eve and serve nothing but bubbles, I’ll happily consume it. However, if you are throwing an end-of-year shindig, and want it to be remembered as the best New Year’s Eve party ever, then you need to take your drink offerings to the next level. Read more »


Now Coveting: Silver Tusk Necklace from White Space

A statment piece that is simple and strong, yet demure at the same time

The few days after Christmas is the time when you get to go out and buy something for yourself, guilt-free, with that check from grandma. Go ahead, It's what she wants you to do with it. If it were me, this is what I would get courtesy of Magnolia's White Space.