Scoop Blog Archive / November 2012

Not to Miss Weekend Shopping Events

Vogue's special events director, Anne Vincent, in a Lizzie Parker original design.

In addition to the craft-acular Urban Craft Uprising at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, there is so much incredible stuff happening the Seattle shopping scene this weekend. See if you can cram all of it in. The gauntlet has been thrown. Read more »


5 More Boozy Dates for Your Holiday Calendar

Leslie Kelly
sparkling wine champagne

Let’s dive deep into the holiday spirit with some liquid play dates. Read more »

John Roderick of the Long Winters Has a Christmas Album?!

one christmas at a time john roderick music jonathan coulton
Cover of an original album of Christmas songs by John Roderick and Jonathan Coulton

Local musician John Roderick of The Long Winters has teamed up with Jonathan Coulton to release an original album of Christmas songs (and one Chanukah song), titled One Christmas at a Time. Roderick explains the inspiration for the album (and the likelihood of his becoming Mayor of Seattle) in this interview with the Dallas Observer. Read more »


Holiday Gift Guide: Paper

Pike Street Press
Nestled at the bottom of the Pike Place Hill Climb, Sean Brown’s Pike Street Press cranks out some of the coolest letterpress holiday cards in town from his gorgeous 1964 Heidelberg Windmill press. Our fave: his Space Needle New Year’s card (shown above), complete with fireworks. Available at Pike Street Press.

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5 Holiday Events Celebrate Local Bartenders and Great Cocktails

A.J. Rathbun
Learn how to make this delicious homemade eggnog at Sun Liquor's Holiday Cocktail Class on December 15

The holidays give us plenty of reasons to visit local bars: getting to see friends and family, getting over the stress of shopping for friends and family.... And while there are many great bars and cocktails to enjoy all around Seattle, we think you should check out one of these cool events when searching out a cocktail this month. Read more »