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February 13, 2014 at 6:49 AM

Thursday Memo: Mammoth tusk’s future … Shirtless baristas … Spanish duds

The Burke Museum would like to get its hands on the mammoth tusk unearthed the other day at a construction site in South Lake Union.

Shirtless baristas: A coffee stand in Spokane is touting them, hoping it will boost business.  Oh, yeah, forgot to mention that the baristas are men. The Spokesman Review has the story.

The Spanish apparel retailer Zara is opening its first Seattle store at Westlake Center today. We describe Zara’s collections as Euro chic, ready-to-wear apparel inspired by haute couture. Boy, do we travel in the wrong circles …

Weather: Forecast is for rain over the next several days (think the weekend). National Weather Service forecast

Most-read stories on seattletimes.com:

  1. PNB to shelve its beloved version of ‘Nutcracker’ in 2015
  2. 2 die as Oregon avalanche hits skier group, mostly from Seattle
  3. Tusk, believed to be mammoth’s, found in South Lake Union
  4. Pike-Pine corridor focus of design ideas to spur renaissance
  5. Most school ballots passing, some with narrow margins

 Memo light: 1shoe

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Nick Provenza: 206-464-2142 or nprovenza@seattletimes.com


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