Friday, September 24, 2010

Great Scott

You all saw Scott and Bisato on the last Seattle Met. But Check out these videos @andrewfawcett shot you can see more on his blog at:

Scott Carsberg: Geoduck Sashimi and Sauteed Geoduck from Andrew Fawcett on Vimeo.

Scott Carsberg: Scrambled Eggs with Umbrian Truffles from Andrew Fawcett on Vimeo.

Professor Gall

I was out meeting with some places in Ballard and I ran into these guys in front of the old town hall tower. Its kind of like a little New Orleans from Portland. They are up for the weekend to perform at the Pink Door tonight at 9pm.

Afterward they are back down the coast line to hit up a few places on their way home in their self described "chitty chitty bang bang of a boat" that is "barely sea worthy."

Might be fun to go if you can make it.

Fall looks, thank you Ralph

I know I hate the first day of fall, especially this year, it was so dark and gloomy... and cold. But this video made me remember why I love fall. It's Ralph Lauren's fall line commented on by my very own company's FabSugar. Lets face it, Fall looks are the greatest of the year. and Ralph Lauren is a god.

So take a peak at these, and think about all the places to be, and things to do this fall.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Its like Pandora for places around town

So I was looking for some information on BalMar today, when I stumbled upon this site. Most of the funding information and press releases are from '09 but this is the first I've heard of it.

I think the summary tells all for it. This search engine that “make[s] it possible to discover information that is difficult to describe. Words like cool, modern, hip, romantic, retro and timeless mean different things to different people. So until computers can read your mind, Keywords don't always work. With Sortuv technologies you discover places, events, products, people, ideas and experiences that matter to you by comparing and connecting them to things you already know and like.”

Basically from what I can tell, it is like a Pandora for places around town.

Check out some screen shots and particularly the graphical interface that shows you how different places are related.

Melrose Market

I would love to work on a project the Melrose Market, someday. I think it is genius to be able to look at an abandoned few buildings, envision a revitalization, and then make it happen.

Props to Liz Dunn for making that happen.

I'm totally psyched to be working with the businesses that are now housed there, and I am excited to see many more projects around the city like it. It is things like this that will bring us out of the recession.

Fav Youtuber of the week.