Scoop Blog Archive / June 2013

Paychi Guh Pops Up at Hointer

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New designer Paychi Guh is popping up at the new Hointer at Pacific Place (which just opened on June 1) with a special trunk show on Friday and Saturday, June 7 and 8 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Check out this new line of super-soft cashmere sweaters and scarves while trying out Hointer's tech-forward, app-based denim shopping experience.

Pacific Place is Hointer's third location, including one in Wallingford and Palo Alto, CA.


Watch Seattle Public Library's Impressive Book Domino Chain

Lauren Mang
The Seattle Public Library's book domino chain spelling out read

After seven hours and four partially victorious attempts, the Seattle Public Library managed to successfully complete a complex, weaving and winding book domino chain with 2,131 books. Credit is still pending from RecordSetter as to whether or not it actually set the world record for longest book domino chain. (The previous record used a meager 1,000 tomes.)
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2011 CFDA Winner Eddie Borgo at Nordstrom

Supra Link-Large bracelet by Eddie Borgo, $450 at Nordstrom

Jewelry designer Eddie Borgo, winner of the 2011 CFDA Swarovski Award for innovation in accessory design, is making a personal appearance at the downtown Nordstrom on Friday, June 7 from 1 to 4 p.m. in Via C. Read more »


Our Review of LivingSocial’s Sumo + Sushi Night at Fremont Studios

LivingSocial sumo sushi event Chiso sushi Seattle

This past Saturday, I made my way to Fremont with the promise of Chiso sushi, sake and large men smashing into each other for sport. When I arrived at the dimly lit Fremont Studios for LivingSocial’s Sumo + Sushi event, two of those promises came true. The Liquor Control Board had nixed alcohol so the only drinks available for purchase were tea, soda and unusual Japanese beverages such as this grape-soda jelly that came in a squeezable pouch. It wasn’t bad, though. Read more »


Seattle Is First City to Fund Gun Violence Research

Lisa Wogan

One of the key challenges in debating gun safety is a lack of concrete information on the impacts and causes of gun violence, driven, in large part, by a nearly two-decades-long ban on funding Centers for Disease Control research into the topic. As a result, the conversation often turns anecdotal and ideological, and leads to serious misconceptions including scapegoating mentally ill people as more likely to be violent than the rest of the population, a belief Stacey Schultz Read more »