Scoop Blog Archive / December 2013

Built For Man’s Ornament Project

"This is not an ornament, it's an opportunity"

Last year, Francisco Hernandez, the owner, designer and visionary behind men’s clothing line Built For Man created a yak ornament, made in Nepal, with proceeds benefitting the Early Rehabilitation Center (ERC), a Nepalese non profit committed to the welfare of special needs kids in that country. Read more »

Urban Craft Uprising is Nigh

Stock up on locally made goodies like these macarons from Lilli-Pilli Patisserie

It’s that time of year again: UCU is happening this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, December 7 and 8 at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall. It’s 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days and is totally free (of course, donations are welcome).

Now in its ninth year, UCU is a bi-annual indie marketplace with over 100 vendors participating, ranging from jewelers to plush doll makers, aprons to paper goods, candles to art, food, buttons, wallets and so much more. Read more »


Cashmere Holiday Party

Tis the season for cashmere

Cashmere party. Have sweeter words ever been strung together? Read more »

Sway and Cake to Close December 30

Easy, breezy Sway and Cake style

After 12 years, boutique owner Tamara Donaghy Kilburn has decided to close Sway and Cake, a staple downtown shop for breezy, trendy and California-inspired clothing. Read more »

Nine Beers We No Longer Drink

Lauren Mang

When was the last time you sat down and had a nice, ice-cold Budweiser? Like 2007, right? According to this piece in USA Today, beer (and when they say beer, they mean the moderately priced, mass-produced, watery schlock that we all downed in college) is just not selling the way it used to.

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