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Hillman City’s Archipelago Burglarized

by Ronnie Estoque

Archipelago, a nationally recognized Filipino restaurant located in South End’s Hillman City neighborhood, was recently broken into, possibly reflecting a disturbing trend for local businesses. 

Amber Manuguid, co-owner of Archipelago, had spent the morning of Nov. 7 playing with her son, since Sundays are her only day off, and found out about the incident about two hours after it happened.

“I grabbed my phone to play him [son] something and saw the alerts from our security system,” Manuguid said. “Our security timeline says there was a brief power outage when they entered.”

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Intentionalist: Where to Celebrate Filipino American History Month in Seattle

by Kristina Rivera

Intentionalist is built on one simple idea: where we spend our money matters. We make it easy to find, learn about, and support small businesses and the diverse people behind them through everyday decisions about where we eat, drink, and shop. #SpendLikeItMatters

October is Filipino American History Month, and we at Intentionalist want to encourage you to #SpendLikeItMatters at the incredible Filipino-owned small businesses in the region.

Filipino American History Month was federally recognized in 2009 and brings awareness to the vital role Filipino people have in American history. Filipino Americans are the second largest Asian American group in the United States. The Philippines is made up of over 7,000 islands, each with their own unique cuisine and culture, so the experience of Filipino Americans can be similarly varied and unique.

This month is not only about honoring the rich history of Filipino Americans but also celebrating the Filipino Americans making history today. Here are three Seattle-area eateries that are celebrating their Filipino history and heritage while building a legacy for themselves:

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