Scoop Blog Archive / April 2014

Want to Help Publish a New Book on Old Seattle?

First Hill scene

Maybe penning the great American novel is out of your reach, but there is a way to help to birth a bonafide book. Read more »

Bellevue Collection’s Style Blooms Runway Show: an Update

The scene is set for Style Blooms in Center Court

The Bellevue Collection always, always does such a stellar job with their fashion shows and there’s one coming up for you to enjoy. Style Blooms is Bellevue Square’s ode to spring style, happening this year on Saturday, April 26 at 9 a.m. in Center Court. Read more »


Capitol Hill’s Newest Goodwill to Open May 2

Goodwill's SLU store

Given Capitol Hill denizen’s predilection for thrifting and vintage, the placement of Goodwill’s 24th store smack dab in the heart of this thriving nabe, in the old Half Price Books (up behind Glo’s) is a match made in heaven. The new store is 15,000 square feet of donated goods with a lot of life left to give and employs 40 people, which is what Goodwill is all about. Read more »


Scenes from the New Jack Straw

A nice addition to the Market shopping circuit: Jack Straw

After five years in the West Edge, the ever-amazing Jack Straw moved to the Terminal Sales building across from Pike Place Market on First Ave this spring, next to Baby & Company in the space previously inhabited by Peter Miller Books.

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Sugar Mt. Bake Shop Finds Temporary Home at Pasta & Co.

Julien Perry
suger mountain bakeshop seattle magazine
Lucy Damkoehler wants to feed you desserts at Pasta & Co.

Some sweet and sour news pertaining to desserts here in Seattle.

First the sour: Sugar Mt. Bake Shop is no longer in the plans to be part of Kurt Dammeier’s smoked meats emporium, Max’s, slated to open in South Lake Union early next year. Dammeier needs the space for extra seating, so the bakeshop will have to find another home (SLU is the goal!). Also, nobody wants cakes that taste like a bonfire, am I right? Read more »