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Latinx Heritage Month: Cafetal Quilombo Café

Owners Heri Magdalena and Maria De Luna serve up coffee and tamales with no shortage of comfort at their Beacon Hill restaurant, Cafetal Quilombo Café. After many years of saving, the two opened Cafetal Quilombo in 2015 and have been growing their business ever since – delicious bite after delicious… [ Keep reading ]

Latinx Heritage Month: Siembra

Alex Dorros is a Seattle native on a mission to keep Seattle vibrant. Working in the restaurant industry as a sous chef and server, Alex found himself out of work when the pandemic hit. His mom, Sandra, decided to hang up her hat as a Spanish teacher around the same… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle’s Food Equity Fund now accepting proposals

UPDATE: Deadline extended to December 7, 2021 $3 million available to community-initiated projects working to advance food equity Community-based organizations working to address food education, access, and security in Seattle are encouraged to apply for the City of Seattle’s Food Equity Fund by November 30, 2021. This new grant program… [ Keep reading ]

Latinx Heritage Month: Jake Prendez

Latinx Arts In The Northwest: My Chicano Art Journey by Jake Prendez Latinx arts in Seattle and the greater Pacific Northwest is a vibrant, dynamic, and rapidly growing movement. Yet Chicanx and Latinx Artists do not receive the visibility and recognition we are due by the greater arts community and… [ Keep reading ]

Public is invited to comment on zoning modifications at Rainier Beach High School

Updated: October 27, 2021 Versión en Español Dịch tiếng Việt The public is invited to share its feedback regarding the development plans for Rainier Beach High School located at 8815 Seward Park Ave S., Seattle, WA 98118. The Seattle School District is requesting modifications (also known as “departures”) from several… [ Keep reading ]

Latinx Heritage Month: Cecelia “Mousy DeVilla” DeLeon

Home by Cecelia “Mousy DeVilla” DeLeon Born and raised in WA, I’ve been here all of my life. I grew up in White Center, where I bussed through South Park on the 60 as a teenager. In all my years living in the area, I’ve seen growth and change within… [ Keep reading ]

Latinx Heritage Month: Roxana Pardo Garcia

Brown girl. With those brown eyes and brown locks. by Roxana Pardo Garcia Brown girl. With those brown eyes and brown locks – did you know your presence is Ancestral? Did you know the cosmos and this earth aligned to give your birther, a divine blessing? That is you. Brown… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Histories: The Barbershop Talk

The Barbershop Talk by Aeon Corvidae (AY-on KOR-vi-day) Pioneer Square, a place where the buildings are frozen in time. The morning air feels and smells of the salty Puget Sound, where you can hear the Western Gulls cry along with the horns of the passenger ferries. This is the neighborhood… [ Keep reading ]

Latinx Heritage Month: Roberto Maestas

Born in a small border town in rural New Mexico, Roberto Maestas left home at age 13 and worked as a migrant farmer throughout the Western United States. He settled in Seattle in the 1950s and was educated as a teacher. Maestas taught Spanish at Franklin High School before leaving… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Green Lake Community Center for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of Green Lake Community Center at 7201-7359 E. Green Lake Drive N. on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually. Meeting participation is limited to access by the WebEx meeting link or the telephone call-in line… [ Keep reading ]