Scoop Blog Archive / February 2014

Five Fantastic First Date Bars

A.J. Rathbun
The Clever Bottle in Belltown

February is here, which means it’s time to think about beautiful things (and I don’t just mean my recently passed birthday), things like hearts, flowers and love. And about dates since this time of the year is often about the pledging of already-in-place relationships and for the beginning of relationships. The latter of course can be completely frightening, especially with the added pressure of Valentine’s Day, and the days close to Valentine’s Day. But have no fear, my star-crossed friends. Read more »


12 Restaurants for the 12th Man to Eat Near the Victory Parade Route

Julien Perry

Not sure you’ve heard, but there’s a major parade taking place in Seattle today.

Around 300,000 people are expected to line the streets from Belltown to SODO to welcome the Seahawks home after their big Super Bowl win. The parade starts at 11 am at 4th and Denny and is expected to end around 1:30 pm at CenturyLink. Read more »

Closet RX + Baby & Company Closet Sale

The scene of an epic, upcoming spring cleaning sale

Here’s your chance to shop the closets of Seattle’s best-dressed women. Closet RX and Baby & Company are teaming up for a spring clean of epic proportions. Included in the sale are past season pieces from Marni, Girbaud, Lilith, Chanel, Chloe and many, many other stellar brands as well as major deals from Baby & Co’s summer Closet Sale—cool clothing that didn’t sell because it was waiting for YOU to buy it this weekend. Read more »


Watch This Space: Seahawks Victory Parade

The city is setting up for an estimated 300,000 people along the parade route

The Seattle mag crew is lucking out tomorrow with front row seats for the biggest happening in a long time: the Seahawks victory parade.

The parade starts at 11 a.m., with a route that takes the celebration from Seattle Center at Denny Way, south through downtown on Fourth Ave (smack dab in front of our new digs), and ends at the north entrance of CenturyLink Field. Read more »

What's Next? Cormac Mahoney on Closing MPC

MPC dining room

Madison Park Conservatory has been, for the past three years, one of those restaurants that even though you know it's a dining destination, you always just assumed that it would stick around on reputation alone. Read more »