Scoop Blog Archive / February 2014

The Best Twitter Accounts to Follow During the 2014 Oscars

Lauren Mang
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Who will take home an Oscar statuette at this years Academy Awards ceremony?

I rarely follow celebrities on Twitter because of snooze-ville tweets like this. I much prefer to get my dose of daily news and commentary from journalists and other witty average Joes and Janes of the world. This Sunday, March 2, marks the 86th Annual Academy Awards, the day when fancy-pants celebs in grand gowns and suits descend upon Hollywood's Dolby Theatre and pretend they've not disowned carbs for the past two months. Read more »


Team Behind Marination to Open 'Good Bar' in Pioneer Square This Summer

Julien Perry

If the stars align, Pioneer Square will be getting a pair of awesome neighbors right around June. Read more »

Countdown to Seattle Dances! Meet Dancer Duell Fisher of Team Photogenic

Team tango's Duell Fisher

This Saturday, March 1 at Fremont Studios, eight notable Seattleites will don their dancing shoes and boogie down for Seattle Dances!, a benefit for Plymouth Housing Group (PHG), an organization that helps secure housing for the homeless. Read more »


Go to the Source: Design Center Sample Sale

The West Indies king bed, on super sale at J. Garner Home

Shop where the pros shop and spruce up your digs with sample sale items purchased from Seattle Design Center showrooms on Saturday, February 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Expect deals on designer furniture, lighting, accessories and carpets from Andonian Rugs, Baker Knapp & Tubbs, Designer Furniture Galleries, J. Garner Home, Leflar, MI Corp and William & Wayne showrooms. Read more »


Formulary 55 Storefront to Close in May

Formulary 55 owner Cordelia Smith is moving to a sunnier locale and taking the sweet smelling stuff with her

Sweet Petula bodycare creator, Formulary 55 owner and longtime fixture in the Seattle-area retail scene, Cordelia Smith, announced yesterday that she's moving herself and the biz down to Pueblo, Colorado (for the affordable living and high quality of life). Starting today, Smith will not be open her normal business hours, but does plan to open the store a few more times before hightailing it out of here towards the sun. Read more »