Scoop Blog Archive / May 2014

Mossback Holiday Weekend Edition: Weed Fairy Visits Seattle, Ballmer's Negotiations Over the Clippers

Knute Berger
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Will Steve Ballmer buy the Clippers franchise?

Totokaelo Art and Object Sale

Score & Solder 22 Table Rhombus Planter, $119, was $170

In addition to a lovely blog post in T Magazine today extolling the virtues of Seattle, Jill Wenger has put some things on sale at Art and Object. We know what we're doing this long weekend...

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Seattle Happy Hours: A.J. Rathbun Picks Four of His Favorites

A.J. Rathbun
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Teachers Lounge in Greenwood

There is nothing like happy hour. An hour, maybe an hour and a half, between the workday rigors and the calm of a nice evening at home; it almost feels as necessary as breakfast. To really be a great happy hour spot, in my opinion, a bar must fit a few criteria. First, it must have great cocktails (beer and wine, both of which I love, are neither historical nor ideal happy hour drinks). Read more »

Restaurant Openings, Closings & More

Julien Perry

Keeping track of restaurant news can be a daunting task. Here's a round-up from the past week to help you manage.

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Seattle Mariners Turn Back the Clock, a New Must-See Sculpture Downtown and Four Party Drinks to Make on Memorial Day

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Seattle's version of Echo (this one pictured in New York) was just installed at Olympic Sculpture Park

Must Marvel
The Olympic Sculpture Park Gets a Head

Step aside, Ferris wheel. “Echo,” the new, 46-foot-tall white head—just installed at the shoreline of the Olympic Sculpture Park—faces the Olympic Mountains and serves as a serene beacon for everyone from Puget Sound sailors to Myrtle Edwards joggers. Read more »