breakfast face-off.

What you have before you is our annual round-up of restaurants serving that most important meal of the day, breakfast. Usually consisting of two eggs, a few pieces of meat or slice of tomato, a heaping pile of hash browns, a couple slabs of hot…

get thee outharbour!

Though St. John’s is a mystical city of near-infinite joy, it sure feels good to get out every once in a while. Sarah Smellie rounds up a variety of ways for the non-motorized-vehicled proletariat to pick up and roll out.

perhaps the top 5 school movies in existence. maybe.

Colin Browne gives you a good learnin’. For many of you, the end of summer is less about fly ointment and tending to your pea garden as it is about getting back to school. In light of this, here’s a few end of summer/school-related movies…

a tall glass of milk please.

So you’re 18. You’re trapped in the limbo between state-authorized “young adulthood” and “adulthood”. You may well have been married for 4 years, have 3 kids, be a practicing medical doctor, and fly your own personal jet, but you still aren’t legally permitted to a…

bay-taxi quick reference.

For up-to-date information, see http://thescope.ca/2009/08/27/bay-taxi-quick-reference-2009 Here’s a handy clip ‘n save guide to some small bus companies and all their destinations. Unless otherwise noted, most companies can only accomodate a bicycle if you give them advance notice or if there is enough room in the…

Right of way

Masons leave, masonry disintegrates, fence goes up. Pedestrian street Masonic Terrace was blocked off a few weeks ago, making it the second historic laneway to be fenced off due to crumbling infrastructure in recent memory. The first, Scanlon’s Lane, was fenced off two years ago,…

a guide to a few neighbourhoods.

Some helpful hints and pointers for the outharbor youth planning his First visit to suave, swinging, sophisticated Sin John’s. They are being presented here in hope of saving many youthful Baymen from the pitfalls and tight spots that bestrew the boulevards and avenues of the…

Doors Open Days

The weirdly modular Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Centre of White Hills, overlooking Pleasantville. On the first weekend of September, 28 sites around St. John’s will throw open their doors and invite the public to poke their noses inside—without an admission fee. Observe some classes from the…

Storefront

Footwear from Shoe Lala Sydney Blackmore says it’s gotta be the shoes. If the shoe fits, buy it Someone wise once said, “You can never have too many pairs of shoes…” Using a Corner Brook-Montreal-Italian connection, two women are bringing high quality footwear to the…

Field Notes

Kerri Breen wonders if Donnie Dumphy will battle Gazeebow Unit.

DIY: Drag Idol

Winner of Drag Idol 2007 Lola Lucci aka Matthew Sheppard shouldn’t have to drag you to the finish line. Performing as a drag queen doesn’t happen overnight, and it’s more than just glitter and lip gloss.

Look

Erin Woolridge (20) “I dress to suit my mood and the weather, and if my mood and the weather clash, then fuck it! I really like the vest/short combo, and I think the two light denim is pretty rock and roll. Denim is classic—you can…

Michael Phillips

Occupation: Community Support Worker for the Stella Burry Centre Bio: Michael was born in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia and his family moved to CBS when he was nine. He went to MUN and completed a BA in Sociology, graduating in 2003. In 2004 he was…

Cherie Pyne’s Black Tide Molasses Spice Cake

Andreae Prozesky and musician Cherie Pyne bake a rock and roll cake. It’s not every day that the Food Nerd Laboratory hosts guests. Most of my cooking and baking is done in a solitary, puttery kind of way, without much conversation. Sometimes my daughter joins…