Scoop Blog Archive / November 2013

Microsoft Cookbook Raises $175,000 For FareStart

Leslie Kelly

You’ve got to love a book with a happy ending.

The award-winning Microsoft Cookbook has raised more than $175,000 for FareStart, the culinary career training and placement program for homeless and disadvantaged people. Read more »

Kickstart This: Züpers

Durable and totally cool leggings from Züpers

I have a rough and tumble daughter who is always getting holes in her leggings (the only type of pants she’ll agree to wear). And while I can find them for cheap at Target, boy, would I love to not have to buy them by the bushel. Read more »

Jennifer Ament at Maison Luxe

The artist and her work

If you’re a fan of Jennifer Ament’s linocuts (and we are, big time), you’ll want to check out her new work at her show, Fools and Gem, which she describes as “one-of-a-kind printed graphic abstractions, encaustic paintings inspired by agates and moons and paper collage pieces that are inspired by unknown planets not yet discovered.” Ament will have work from four different mediums: oil paintings, encaustic, collage and linocuts on the walls at Read more »


Neiman Marcus and Bar Method’s Skinny Jeans Event

Bachelorette contestant Lindzi Cox

Where Portland has had seven contestants on Project Runway, Seattle has our fair share of ABC’s Bachelor/Bachelorette winners and contestants—Jason Mesnick, Catherine Giudici, Chris Siegfried and his fiancé Desiree Hartsock and former contestant Lindzi Cox, who, along with Neiman Marcus and Bar Method are hosting a denim event on Saturday, Novem Read more »


Haystack Home Opens in Kirkland

Haystack Home's new Kirkland location

Haystack Antiques in downtown Bellevue is one of our favorite hidden gems. We consider it the Pacific Galleries of Bellevue (and Treasure Bay Landing is the Pac Galleries of Burien) and head there often for unique, vintage and antiques for the home—their jewelry selection is pretty primo too. Read more »