Scoop Blog Archive / September 2013

Feasting Vicariously: Who to Follow at Feast PDX

This weekend, the biggest and best Northwest food festival is taking place in Portland. Seventy food media and at least that many star chefs--from Philly, New York City, Charleston, Austin, LA and Seattle--are taking over the Rose City for Feast Portland, a nonstop food blitz: tasting events, lectures, wine and beer events, collaborative dinners, and woah, are there some after-parties.

But if you're not already going, you're not going, since almost everything's sold out. Read more »

Field Trip Day: Get out and explore

Most Seattleites have done plenty of walking in Ballard. Between the buzzing farmers’ market, the Chittenden Locks (the perfect go-to for out-of town visitors) and the too-cute boutiques, Ballard practically begs to be explored by foot.  So what inspired me to hoof it over there on a rainy Sunday afternoon for yet another stroll? Read more »


Ludlow Home's Equinox Sale

Head to Ludlow Home's first ever sale and save on vintage goods for your home

Rick Rochon, owner of PhinneyWood's Ludlow Home and purveyor of all things stylish and tasteful, is hosting his first ever sale on Saturday and Sunday, September 21 and 22. Shoppers will save 20 percent on all vintage and upholstered furniture, which includes some of the finest items he carries in the store. What's not on sale (jewelry, larder items including jam, tea, salt, shrubs and body care) are also worthy of your perusal to round out your Ludlow Home shopping experience. Read more »


Rep. Jim McDermott's Hilarious Appearance on Stephen Colbert's Colbert Report (Video)

Comedy Central funnyman Stephen Colbert hosted Congressman Jim McDermott (D-Wash), representative of Washington State's 7th District, as part of The Colbert Report's 435-part series "Better Know a District." Colbert playfully highlights Seattle's weather (it's sooo rainy!) and iconic landmarks such as Pike Place Market, but most memorably stumps McDermott with the uncomfortable question, "Do you like big butts?" (referring to Seattle native Sir Mix-a-Lot's Baby Got Back.) Read more »


Mossback Monday: The Growing Income Inequality, Naked Rampages and Murray Leading in New Mayor's Race Poll

Knute Berger