Scoop Blog Archive / February 2014

Chef Wayne Johnson Takes a Hiatus From Cooking for the First Time Since 1985

Julien Perry
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Chef Wayne ordered a latte with a side of nothing on his plate.

He left Ray’s on Tuesday and now, after nearly 30 years, chef Wayne Johnson is taking a much needed (and deserved) break from the restaurant industry. And don’t even think about asking him what’s next. He's not planning a damn thing.

I met up for coffee with the completely relaxed and happy looking chef this afternoon near his home in West Seattle. Because, you know, he has time to do that sort of stuff now.  Read more »

Seattle Jewish Film Festival, Musician Ayron Jones at The Moore and Seattle Dances Two Steps to Fremont

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Get ready for Seattle Dances! this Saturday

Must Rock
Seattle musician Ayron Jones Opens for B.B. King
Monday (3/3, 7:30 p.m.) — Like the very best rock ’n’ rollers, emerging Seattle musician Ayron Jones seems just slightly unhinged when he performs his own blend of blues and grunge. Witness Jones live at The Moore Theater when he opens for blues legend B.B. King. Read more »


April Pride Opens Floor 2

The designer in her own creation

Genius marketer, savvy clothing designer (The Dress) and "it" girl, April Pride, is opening a pop-up shop at the Four Seasons on Saturday that runs through April. Read more »

March Makeover with Skoah, Seven and Pure Barre

Where the skincare magic happens at Skoah

Spring officially hits on March 20, which means we’re mere moments away from balmier weather. Get your winter self into shape for the skimpier season with this promotion from three local body-beautiful businesses. Read more »


Union Gospel Mission Launches Clothing Line

The Other Like Us collection from Union Gospel Mission

On March 7, Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission is releasing Others Like Us (OLU), the charitable organization’s first-ever apparel collection intended to bring a more human face to the issue of homelessness in our city. Read more »