Ylli

Ylli Ferati has been bartending for nine years, the last six years of which have been spent full time at Fiori D'Italia, his family's restaurant. "I grew up in the restaurant world," Ferati said. Ferati's grandfather first came to Anchorage to work on the slope. On his off shifts, he helped run Today's Pizza, along [...]

Nick

Nick Carpenter wants to say thank you to Spenard. The first time Carpenter came to Alaska was in 2009. He followed the path of his brother, who was working in the summer fishing industry. Carpenter, who is originally from Atlanta, Georgia, quickly fell for the midnight sun. As the amazement of summertime sunshine waned into [...]

The great, big heart

Local artists, musicians and poets will be gathering for the fifth annual Great Big Heart Show on Feb. 9 at Middle Way Cafe. Artists are asked every year to create works based on the theme, “the great, big heart.” So far, more than 30 artists have confirmed their involvement, making it the biggest year yet. [...]