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The first weekend in October is usually busy for San Francisco. Residents and travelers greet the San Francisco Fleet Week to honor all men and women serving in the armed forces and celebrate the oldest Italian Heritage Parade of the …

Thin slices of peaches marinated in Prosecco, delicately wrapped around a scoop of vanilla ice cream and placed on a sauce of milk and lavender. An explosion of colors, shapes and lines that recalls the irrationality of an abstract painting …

When viewing the work of former Seattle Times chief photographer Josef Scaylea, certain adjectives keep popping up: stark, dramatic, powerful, bold. Scaylea, who died in 2004, was a local treasure known for creating portraits of working men and women that …

29,480 community members served. 9,888 social activities. 3,840 volunteers’ hours. And counting. These are just a few of the numbers that best represent the Italian Community Service, the organization based in the Bay Area and serving the Italian-American Community since …

Some of Seattle’s most iconic landmarks – Space Needle, Seattle Center, Monorail – were built as part of the Century 21 Exposition, known more popularly as the Seattle World’s Fair. During its six-month run in 1962, this extravaganza introduced 10 …

This spring, cities and counties statewide were forced to shut down, or slow down, their economies to control the spread of the virus. Consumer demand fell because of stay-at-home orders, rising unemployment and overall economic uncertainty. A report from Downtown …

Something magic about truth is that no matter how much it hurts when we first learn it, it eventually sets us free. This explains the fear but also the joy behind the celebration of a creature called the Badalisc, that lives …

The great wave of Italian immigration, which began in the 1880s and lasted until 1920, brought more than four million Italians to America. About 75 percent of them settled in cities on the East Coast, including lower Manhattan, Boston, Philadelphia …

Over 26 million Americans of Italian descent currently reside in the United States, making Italian Americans the seventh largest ethnic group. Every October, the Italian-American Heritage Month aims at recognizing the contributions and achievements of these people and their ancestors …

The origin of lasagna, a very appreciated dish not only in Italy but all over the world, is rather controversial; there are in fact several regions that contend with each other for the invention of this layered pasta sheets, that …