Scoop Blog Archive / September 2012

Highlights from the October issue of Seattle magazine

Stay overnight in sphere heaven in the rain forest of Vancouver Island

A few excerpts from favorite articles in the current issue of Seattle magazine:

Find your dream lodge getaway. "When we were coming up with a list of adjectives to describe the beauty and grandeur of Northwest lodges, a word used in excess these days by my 10-year-old son kept coming to mind. It was undeniable: 'Epic' is the only word that does the job." Read more »


Three Can’t-Miss Weekend Shopping Events

First aid for your decor: Seabold Vintage finds at Saturday's Ludlow Market

Ludlow Market: Road trip! Saturday, September 29 is going to be sunny and mild – the perfect day to catch the Bainbridge ferry and head to the Ludlow Market at the Seabold Community Hall for some fine vintage shopping. Read more »


Seize Your 15 Minutes of Fame, Taste Fall Beers and Other Weekend Musts

Dive into the weird and wonderful world of Andy Warhol with Gob Squad

Gob Squad’s Kitchen (You’ve Never Had It So Good)
Opens Thursday (9/27-9/30) —Very funny German-British theater collective Gob Squad reprises Andy Warhol’s Factory in its heyday. Warhol would have approved of the many layers of artifice here, as actors play themselves in a live film being both projected and staged all at once. Audience participation is optional, but remember, your 15 minutes of fame are at stake. Read more »


Feast Portland's Secret to Success: Outstanding, Collaborative Chef Dinners

Chefs Jenn Louis and April Bloomfield

At any food festival, there's the big, daytime tasting event. Usually wineries and restaurants, serving up little sips and bites, very similar to our own Taste Washington. Read more »

Celebrate Oktoberfest in Seattle with Fetes, Food and Brews

Leslie Kelly

"Ein prosit! Ein prosit! Der gemuetlichkeit!"

That’s right, ladies and gents, time to don your lederhosen and slip into that dirndl! It’s Oktoberfest!

Even if you don’t have plans to make it to the Motherland in Munich, or even travel to the Bavarian Village of Leavenworth, there are plenty of German-style watering holes to celebrate the suds-iest holiday of ‘em all. Here’s the top five: Read more »