Scoop Blog Archive / May 2013

Get a Sneak Peek at the New Video by Hey Marseilles

Hey Marseilles
Seattle band Hey Marseilles

Seattle’s beloved indie-folk/chamber-pop/just-plain-endearing band Hey Marseilles released its much-anticipated second album, Lines We Trace, in March. Now the band is releasing the official video for one of the new songs, “Heart Beats.” We’re especially excited about this video because it was written and directed by our own staff photographer, Hayley Young. Read more »

Scout Vintage Pop Up Shop

Beige highboy wooden dresser from Scout Vintage Rentals for sale during her Memorial Day Weekend pop-up shop

Scout Vintage Rentals’ Jenn Elliott Blake has announced her intention of turning her vintage collection of vintage accessories, furniture, linens, fabric and pillows into an online marketplace of rustic chicness. To get the process rolling, she’s hosting a pop-up shop Saturday and Sunday, May 25 and 26 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Trophy Cupcake’s Wallingford Center party room. Read more »

Thirsty? Drink Seattle App Finds the Best Bars Close to You

A.J. Rathbun
Access A.J. Rathbun's brilliant bar and cocktail knowledge any time with the Drink Seattle app

If you’re someone who likes bars and cocktails, and you live in or are visiting Seattle, there’s a new app that you must download posthaste. Drink Seattle: A Spirited Journey Through Seattle Bars and Cocktails with A.J. Rathbun (yes, A.J. is me, but trust me when I say you’ll love it) is a mere $1.99 and has more than 50 of my reviews of top cocktails spots, worthy watering holes, delicious dives, swell distilleries and a couple helpful cocktail supply stores for when you want to make drinks at home. Read more »


The Must List: Rent Local Art, Give Big to Nonprofits and Enter our Mother’s Day Instagram Contest

SAM Gallery rent local art
SAM Gallery exhibitions director Barbara Shaiman (right) shows off the rentable art

SAM Gallery “Artists’ Choice” Opening

In celebration of its 40th year playing art matchmaker to its host of art lovers who, for whatever reason, just can’t seem to commit, Seattle Art Museum’s rental and sales outpost SAM Gallery is unveiling Artists Choice. The show will feature a vibrant mix of work by several up-and-coming artists. 5/9, 5-7 p.m. SAM Gallery: Art Sales and Rentals, 1220 Third Ave.; 206.343.1101;

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Seattle magazine Mother’s Day Instagram Contest

Lauren Mang
Seattle magazine Mother's Day Instagram Contest

OK, Instagram fans: We’re launching our first-ever Instagram photo contest in celebration of Mother’s Day 2013. (Still need gift ideas? Read more »