Scoop Blog Archive / April 2012

Splurge-Worthy Escapes Perfect for Seattle Moms

We all know that a little R&R with our girlfriends is the golden ticket to staying sane during the madness that is motherhood. With Mother's Day around the corner, we can't think of a better way to celebrate being a mom than by splurging on one of these five sweet escapes with your fave gal pals. After all, the amount of hours you've spent watching the kids while hubby was golfing, traveling for business, or at work, pretty much entitles you to a little girls-only time -- we're talking sleeping in past 8:00am, mani pedis, and of course, bubbly. Read more »

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Tickets for Zoo Tunes 2012 Go On Sale Friday

This Friday (April 27), tickets go on sale for the annual Zoo Tunes concert series, always staged on a grassy lawn at Woodland Park Zoo. From a young virtuoso ukelele player to long-time crooner Melissa Etheridge touting a new album, the artists this year (as always) represent a good mix, if you like folk, country, jazz or world music. Read more »

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Special Menu Gathers Notable Seattle Chefs at the Space Needle

Seattle magazine is the media sponsor for the Space Needle's 50th Anniversary celebration (ongoing through October). And we're glad to help spread the word about the "tastiest" event they've come up with since since their local brewery competition. Read more »

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King 5: Governor Gregoire Sparks Washington/California Wine Face-Off

You could say that Washington Governor Chris Gregoire has started a war of wine words.
On Monday, while announcing funding for a new $5 million wine research center in Richland, she uncorked a story about a recent trade mission to Europe.

“Someone asked me what about California wine, and I said they make jug wine. We make fine wine!” Her comment drew cheers and laughter. Read more »

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Glamspoon Trunk Sale at Frock Shop, Brew Fest at Butch Blum and the New Fleurt

The new Fleurt location at the West Seattle Junction

Time to whip out your preferred datebook method—an old-fashioned calendar, email notification alerts or ink written on the back of your hand (just me on that one?) —and mark down these stylish stops in the coming weeks: Read more »

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