Scoop Blog Archive / May 2011

Vertical Garden Art at Ballard Floral Shop Midnight Blossom

By: 
Maria Dolan
Living wall art at Flora Grubb Gardens in San Francisco. You can now pick up your own "living art" at Ballard's Midnight Blossom

In the April issue I reported on the vertical gardening trend currently climbing Seattle walls. Now Ballard floral design, plant and gift shop Midnight Blossom is offering its arty take on the trend with tillandsia (air plant) wall gardens (like the one pictured above). Read more »

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Fashion Friday: The top 12 Seamless finalists, Tim Gunn visits Bellevue, plus details on the EtsyRain craft show

Sweet soaps for your mom from Sweet Petula, one of the many locally crafters setting up shop at EtsyRain this weekend

Wow, remember back in February when there was one, maybe two, fun shopping events in a week? Now my head is spinning so fast from all the happenings I can barely keep track of them all (like, hey Thaw was last night and it was just a boatload of fun!). So, let’s run down the list: Read more »

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Healthy Late Night Dining

By: 
Kelly Singer

When you're not quite ready to go home after a late night out on the town, eating foods you wouldn’t normally think twice about consuming in the light of day suddenly sound like a great idea. 

Next time this happens, remember there are healthy late night options on our Seattle streets that are just as satisfying as that deep fried mystery meat on a stick.  From Capitol Hill to Fremont, here are some healthy midnight snacks you won’t regret in the morning and will help keep your healthy eating habits on track. Read more »

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Cookus Interruptuts: Cinco de Mayo Huevos Rancheros

Traditional Mexican breakfast presents buttered corn tortilla with fried egg on top smothered in tomatoes, chilies and onions. Grated cheese, avocado and black beans added make you want to shout ole.  Printable recipe?  Click here. Read more »

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A Haiku Review of Mike Daisey's "The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs"

Mike Daisey = Comic Genius

Master monologist, former Seattleite, and top contender for funniest man on the planet Mike Daisey has a new show, The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, in which he chronicles his total geek love for Mac products, and his horrifying discovery of how they are made. Here's my haiku review:

So flippin' funny.
Powerpoint slam is priceless.
End gets preachy. Rats. Read more »

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