Scoop Blog Archive / October 2013

The Must List: The Sexual Habits of Insects, a Two Beers Brewing Party & More

Isabella Rossellini's Green Porno Series

Must Listen
Groove at the Earshot Jazz Festival
(11/1 and 11/2, times vary) — The festival continues its 25th anniversary extravaganza, with an incredible lineup that includes local master musician Bill Frisell.

Must Celebrate

Raise a Glass at the Two Beers Brewing Anniversary Party
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The Best Halloween Party Drinks Plus a Spooky Party at Sexton

A.J. Rathbun

Two weeks ago, we wrote about the best drinks to have while watching monster movies. But they weren’t nearly enough to cover the complete Halloween party season, which deserves much more in the way of scary (but not in taste) libation suggestions. So below are three more excellently eerie drink ideas. But as today is the big day, you may not be up to making a new snazzy scary drink at home, so I’ve also made an excellent suggestion for drinking out in Seattle tonight. Read more »


Hello, Cookies! A First Taste of Hello Robin's Cookies

Hello Robin's cookies, from left: Habanero orange chocolate chip, chocolate mint, and chocolate brownie

I'm back with another entry in the Tough Life journal.

This time, I, along with the other editors of Seattle magazine, was treated to several dozen still-warm, just-baked cookies from Robin Wehl, who's opening her first cookie shop, Hello Robin, in early December on Capitol Hill's 19th Avenue. Read more »

Voice Recap: Two Local Contestants Conquer the Battle Rounds

Last week on NBC’s singing contest, The Voice, two local contestants represented the Pacific Northwest well and gave star-quality performances that left us wanting more. Austin Jenckes, a native of Duval, Washington, battled it out against his teammate and nabbed a spot in the knockout rounds. Read more »


It's National Cat Day: Snuggles For All Via Uber

Lauren Mang
Online editor Lauren Mang's cat Wrangler as a teeny-tiny baby

I wake each morning to two very needy and talkative and pouncy felines, so every day happens to be Cat Day for me. Read more »