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The Seattle neighborhood of South Park lies on the west bank of the Duwamish River. To get there, cross the 1st Avenue Bridge where a thick growth of warehouses, garages, and commercial businesses dominate the view. But hidden in the middle of …

It’s been a busy spring for Michela Tartaglia, whose popular lunch-only eatery, Pasta Casalinga, celebrated its fifth anniversary in March. In a tiny nook with counter space, Tartaglia and her team serve up delicious pasta dishes every day based on what’s fresh …

One of America’s most beloved authors on the pleasures of food, wine, and community is Angelo Pellegrini, an Italian immigrant whose wisdom and impact as a cook, gardener, author, winemaker, and mentor are legendary.  Born into a humble sharecropper’s family in …

For more than two decades in the early 1900s, opera singer Luisa Tetrazzini charmed Pacific Northwest opera lovers. Known as the Florentine nightingale, she was so famous that a San Francisco chef named a pasta casserole – Chicken Tetrazzini – in her …

Located in every quadrant of the city, Seattle’s P-Patch community gardens are not only part of a beloved citywide program but also one of the oldest community gardening programs in the country. This year the P-Patch program celebrates its 50th anniversary. Launched …


Dr. Susan Gaylard has been fascinated with clothes for years, but not in the way you might think. Gaylard, an associate professor of Italian studies at the University of Washington, researches Italian culture and clothing and how they have evolved throughout the centuries. …

Imagine: two weeks in the Arctic Circle, traveling with international artists of all disciplines, maybe a few architects and educators on board, as well. The destination: Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago just 10 degrees of latitude below the North Pole. Although the …

For Northwest residents who are fans of glass art and followers of the incredible artistry of Lino Tagliapietra, good news!  On March 4, the Museum of Glass announced it will create a new permanent gallery dedicated to the art and legacy of glass …

There are few things more enjoyable, or more American, than watching a baseball game on a summer evening. Seattle’s love affair with baseball goes back to the late 1800s. When the Pacific Coast League began in 1903, its members included the …

Students enrolled in Gonzaga University’s kinesiology and sport management program will soon be able to apply for an internship unlike any other: A chance to team with Pistoia Basket 2000, a professional basketball club in Tuscany. The sport management professional …


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