Scoop Blog Archive / May 2013

The Must List: Rock with the Beat Connection at Neumos, Get Your SIFF On and Nosh to Fight Hunger

SIFF 2013
Northwest photographer Jini Dellaccio speaks about her life and photos in Her Aim is True, a film showing at SIFF

Must Support
Drink for a Good Cause

Through May 31 — Several local restaurants, including Elliott’s Oyster House, Ray’s Boathouse, Ivar’s, Toulouse Petit and Ba Bar, have partnered with broVo Spirits to serve up classic cocktails throughout May in honor of National Brain Tumor Awareness Month. A portion of the proceeds for each cocktail ordered goes to the Kathi Goertzen Foundation, the organization created to help raise research funds for brain cancer cures and patient support. Read more »


Grand Opening Party: Davenport

At long last Davenport, the new home and gift boutique endeavor from the Hitchcock Madrona peeps is set to open with an official grand opening party on Saturday, May 18 from 6 to 9 p.m.  Head over and check out their amazing space and enjoy sips and nibbles while you shop.


Bag Crush: Thread and Loom

The Beaded City Tote, $108

I don’t know about you, but I love bags. My mom just commented the other day on how many purses, handbags and totes I have—and this is coming from the queen clotheshorse of all time. Nonetheless, it’s true, I have a ton of them, and while they’re not expensive or designer, they’re all distinctive in some way, which is what I look for specifically in my accessories, from bags to jewelry. Read more »

New Designer: Karen Guh

My fave top from Karen Guh's Paychi Guh cashmere collection

Ok, so maybe it’s not the right time of year to be talking cashmere, but I’m so in love with this new-to-me line that I wanted to share it ASAP. Plus, the press release call this line “trans-seasonal,” and then again, it’s not quite Junuary, so maybe there’ll be a need for some cozy wear soon. Also, this collection is only available for pre-order, so when your purchase arrived in September, you'll be super ready for this kind of garment. Read more »

A Speakeasy on Wheels and Other Spirit Release and Distillery News

A.J. Rathbun
Letterpress Distilling limoncello
Pure sunshine in a bottle: the limoncello from Letterpress Distilling

Hello spirit, liqueur, cocktail and local distillery lover. Flowers are blooming, the sun is (at least here and there) shining and we’ve also got a host of interesting new spirit and liqueur releases and news to share.
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