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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 …

Creating a life straddling two nations is not an easy task. Yet Elisabetta Valentini, honorary consul of Italy in Seattle, carries it off seamlessly. Born in Perugia, Valentini moved to the US with her family in 1998, settling in Los …

Vito’s, a treasured Seattle landmark on First Hill, has seen a lot of ups and downs during the past seven decades. Opened in 1953 by brothers Vito and Jimmy Santoro, the restaurant drew its clientele from many walks of life …

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 …

Known as the godmother of Italian cooking, Marcella Hazan is revered in the cooking community. With six cookbooks and years of teaching cooking classes, she distilled the very essence of Italian cooking, making it available and accessible to the average …

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 …

More than two years in the making, the Migration Project, on display in Perugia, Italy, from Sept. 3- Oct. 9, 2022, welcomed 10 artists from two countries. The show brought together a mix of exceptional talent and artistic vision and …

This fall, the 107-year-old Our Lady of Mount Virgin Catholic Church will not be open for Mass or baptisms, weddings or confessions. In a two-page statement from the Seattle Archdiocese issued in July, parishioners learned that their pleas and protests …

Italo Scanga was a multi-talented artist best known for his sculptural assemblages that included found or everyday objects – seashells, branches, glass bottles, or cast-off musical instruments. Besides sculpture, he also worked in printmaking, ceramics and glass, and taught at …

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 …

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