Scoop Blog Archive / March 2012

Behind the Scenes: Last-minute Touches for Tomorrow’s Forecast Fashion Show

The big day is almost here: The Forecast storms the runway tomorrow night at Benaroya Hall. Here’s a look at the last-minute goings-on, iPhone photo essay style. Read more »

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Get Thee to The Forecast: A Fashion Show Made for Seattle

The phrase "Northwest fashion" isn't commonly used. Probably because it evokes smirks and Gore-Tex jokes more than it actually describes any identifiable trends or habits.

But after hosting four annual local designer competitions (Seamless in Seattle) and covering new and exciting retailers and designers in the magazine every month, this editorial team can testify that Seattle has plenty to offer in to the fashion industry, and not just the corner of it that also houses a rock-climbing wall. Read more »

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Surprising Parking Factoid

Did you know?

A 1998 Penn State University study found that people leaving a parking space take 11 seconds longer to do so when there is another car waiting for the spot. One exception: When the waiting car is a high-status model, men leave "significantly sooner." Read more »

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Washington State is Back in the Movie Business

Good news: the State House of Representatives passed the bill that will renew the Motion Picture Competitiveness Program or the Washington State Film Incentive. 92 yeses to 6 nos? Sounds more like a slam dunk than a pass.

From the Washington Filmworks Blog: Read more »

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Paladar Cubano Returns as Cafe Con Leche, in Sodo

Great news, Cuban sandwich fans! Paladar Cubano, the truck that once lived at 89th and Aurora, doling out the best Cuban sandwiches (by far!) in town, is back in business as Cafe Con Leche in Sodo (2905 1st Avenue S).

Before Paladar Cubano closed in the summer of 2010, I became addicted to the sandwiches, grilled to order with a crisp crust, tender pork and ham, the smart bite of mustard, melting cheese. I think I know what I'm having for lunch today. Read more »

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