Scoop Blog Archive / March 2014

Mini Maker Faire, Sculptor Dan Webb at BAM & More Events

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Sculpture by Dan Webb

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Explore Modern Architecture on the Seattle Modern Home Tour

Saturday (3/22, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.) — Six local homes (more may be added), from West Seattle to North Seattle, Magnolia to Leschi, are opening their doors to design lovers during this self-guided driving tour of mid-century modern and contemporary modern abodes. Read more »


5 Things Le Petit Cochon's Derek Ronspies Wants You to Know About Offal

Julien Perry
Derek and Henry share a tender moment.

Derek Ronspies is hosting an offal dinner at his Fremont restaurant Le Petit Cochon next Tuesday (March 25) and he wants us all to get over ourselves when it comes to eating the less popular parts of the animal.

Here are 5 things he wants you to know about the dirty bits. Read more »

Single Malt Whiskey Special: Interview with Westland Master Distiller Matt Hofmann

A.J. Rathbun
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Westland Distillery's Matt Hofmann

In the March issue of Seattle Magazine, we ran a fantastic (if I can say that humbly) article about the new single malt American whiskies being made in Washington State, and what our local distillers are focusing on to bring great taste to drinkers. One of the distillers I talked to was Westland master distiller Matt Hofmann. His answers to my questions were so thorough that I thought it’d be fun to feature his full interview here on the blog. Read more »


Grain is Having a Website-Wide Sale

Grain candle sticks

To make way for its new creations, Grain (Bainbridge Island, 1201 Wing Point Way NE; 206.965.9302) is having a Website-wide Spring-cleaning sale. Read more »

Prep Your Flower Vases: Daffodil Day is Today!

Lauren Mang
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It's my firm belief that all humans love receiving flowers. Man, woman, child, curmudgeonly miser--it doesn't matter. So if you find yourself in the downtown region tomorrow (Thursday, March 20) in one of 15 locations from 12 to 1 p.m., Pike Place Market volunteers and other community members will be handing out locally grown daffodils.

The 17th Annual Daffodil Day marks the first offical day of spring (squee!) and distributes 10,000 bright yellow flowers to passersby in need of a little springy cheer. Read more »