My saving grace: Non-English music

Cutting Room Floor

Wanting to sing along to your favorite songs sounds like a strange and somewhat shallow reason to learn a new language, but I found value in properly understanding songs that resonate with me.
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Italian bakery PiQ in Downtown Berkeley closes its doors

PiQ closed its metal gates to the dismay of Downtown Berkeley workers and regular customers, barring the entrance to the cafe, as first reported by Berkeleyside. The cafe used to serve authentic Italian food, as its former menu lists traditional Italian cuisines, offering an assortment of pizzas, pastas, sweets and coffees.
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