Scoop Blog Archive / March 2012

Behind the Scenes: Rainy-day style for The Forecast fashion show

In addition to sea-faring looks, The Forecast fashion show next Wednesday night will explore some other waterproof fashions: rain gear.

Now that I’ve said that, please clear your mind of all clear plastic poncho-imagery and get ready for some happier options. (It is Friday after all.)

Fittingly, Seattle has a wealth of wet weather wear that is both super sleek and chic; we could not be more thrilled to introduce you to the local designers and retailers knocking down all myths that being weatherproof means you have to ratchet down your style:

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85 Apps Both Parents and Kids Will Love

Do you worry that your kiddos are more familiar with Angry Birds than with their multiplication times tables? Chances are you're just like usguilty of throwing your kids in front of the iPod or iPad just so you can secure a few minutes to finish up that nagging work project or make a couple of phone calls. Read more »

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Fashion + Style: Rite of Spring, tech-ready bags at Hitchcock and the best new nail polish in town-Update!

In reality the first day of spring is March 20th, but for me, nothing heralds the arrival of sunnier days ahead than the annual Art Institute student designer fashion show. This year’s rendition, The Rite of Spring, will be presented by Neiman Marcus and takes place tonight at the Showbox SoDo. Tickets still available at the door; join in the fun as emerging local designers show off their stuff. Read more »

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The Must List, featuring Eliza Doolittle and a Build-Your-Own-Soup Adventure

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520 for Dummies: This Overpass Is Coming Down! And Other Cool News from WSDOT

 

Another weekend, another 520 bridge closure, but this time there will be a concrete rain the likes of which we haven't seen since...well...a few months ago when the Viaduct came down.

The old Evergreen Point Road overpass in Medina (the skinny road in the foreground, left) will be torn apart and hauled away. But what's really cool is what's going on just east of the old overpass; the huge new lidded overpass is under construction; when it's finished (in about 18 months), it will include transit access, a park-and-ride lot, foot paths and open space. Read more »

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