Scoop Blog Archive / October 2010

Fashion Friday: Halloween weekend shopping

Happy Halloween weekend, everyone! I’m taking a five-minute break from scraping together my Veronica Corningstone costume (re: Ron Burgundy’s lady love in Anchorman) to bring you my three favorite shopping finds this week: Read more »

The Weekly Must Must List: October 28 November 3

Must Hear
Seattle Radio Theatre: Dracula
Friday (10/29) -
Orson Welles’ Mercury Theatre is best know for its 1938 radio broadcast of The War of the Worlds, but months before freaking people out during that show, it aired a live radio version of Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Seattle Radio Theatre is reproducing this take on the Gothic tale, live, onstage with plenty of Halloweeny sound effects. 7 p.m. Prices vary. Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave.; 206.652.4255;

Must Dress up
First Hill Costume Crawl Read more »

Jimmy Carter at UW Bookstore TONIGHT

The folks at University Bookstore emphasize that former President Carter will not be speaking during his appearance today—merely signing his new book We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land: A Plan that Will Work (2009). But we’re betting he’ll at least say hello, right? And that’s cool enough reason to be there. Read more »

Who Lives There? Inside the Smith Tower

Ever wonder what it'd be like to live in one of the city’s tallest building? Last week's New York Times Magazine piece, "Who Lives There?" gave Seattleites and the nation a peek at a family doing exactly that. Read more »

Hot for Solar Power

If you've ever wondered whether we get enough sunlight here in the soggy Pacific Northwest to make solar power feasible for our homes, check out the demonstration tonight (October 26) by A&R Solar's Reeves Clippard at the Meadowbrook Community Center in Wedgwood. The free event, sponsored by Seattle Parks & Recreation, will take place from 6 - 7:30 pm at the Meadowbrook Community Center, 10517 35th Ave NE, Seattle 98125. Read more »