Scoop Blog Archive / January 2013

Food News: Where Sully is Now, Il Corvo's New Home, More

A quick hit of food news you need to know this week: Read more »

Cocktail Home Remedies to Cure What Ails You

A.J. Rathbun
Image from Dark Spirits, Harvard Common Press, copyright 2009, Melissa Punch

If you listen to enough old wives tales, you’ll realize quick enough that the cocktails and drinks we consider as accompaniments to fun times also double as cures for a whole heap of ailments. With this in mind – and with me admitting right from the start that no doctors have vetted these “cures” – here are five imbibeable home remedies. Read more »


Hear Beck's Song Reader, Honor MLK, Sing with Mormons and Other Weekend Musts

book of mormon at the parmount in seattle
Not the Seattle cast of Book of Mormon. Gavin Creel, Derrick Williams THE BOOK OF MORMON North American Tour (c) Joan Marcus, 2012

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The Eye(lashes) Have it

Natalie Russo Eyelash Jewelry
Nail art is so 2012. Eyelash adornment is so now.

Seattleite Natalie Russo is taking eyelashes to new heights (one could argue, never before seen heights) with sets of incredibly zany handmade false ones.

The sky is the limit with Russo's Eyelash Jewelry collection: grapefruits, bubble bath accoutrements, unicorns, glow in the dark googly eyes—her designs are a perfect nod to Seattle’s rave and festival culture. Read more »


Robert Redford and Activists Speak Out Against Pebble Mine

salmon bristol bay
Salmon swim in Bristol Bay, the potential site for the Pebble Mine

Film icon Robert Redford joined a chorus of voices when he published his stance against the Pebble Mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay on the Huffington Post:

The Pebble Mine is a disaster waiting to happen. Read more »