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Robert "Bob" Frasca, the co-founder of Portland-based ZGF Architects and whose body of work helped define the city's skyline, died Jan. 3 of complications from leukemia, the firm said Monday. He was 84. The Oregon Convention Center, KOIN Tower and Portland World Trade Center are among his most recognizable works. Many of his other projects are part...

A tiny, quiet, 28-seat Italian eatery in North Scottsdale is cooking some really good Italian-American food. The other night, the charming place was almost empty for early dinner hour. This changed when a woman hurried in. She must have been hungry, for she asked for whatever dish took the shortest to make, and tacked on a soup once she learned a p...

Sono quarantaquattro le startup italiane che prenderanno parte alla cinquantunesima edizione del Ces di Las Vegas, la fiera dedicata all’hi-tech che si svolgerà negli Stati Uniti dal 9 al 12 gennaio. Una parte di questi giovani realtà innovative, 29 per la precisione, è stata selezionata da un comitato promotore composto da alcuni dei principali at...

For the 3rd consecutive year Energica Motor Company will be present, with CRP Group and the U.S. based partner CRP USA, at CES® the global stage for innovation. The CRP Group and then Energica have always distinguished themselves through new technologies and innovative processes and thanks to their efforts, Energica achieved an important goal this...

Rosati’s Pizza in Gold Canyon is a rags to riches story for owner Randy Robertson. “I saw they put up a Rosati’s sign and I applied to be a delivery driver,” he said. He got the job and was a driver for three years, he said. When Mr. Robertson was a driver, the owner had eight Rosati stores and Mr. Robertson was able to help him do deposits and oth...

When Larry Liso sings, smooth notes flow over the audience as they are enveloped with resonating sounds of jazz standards. He can then switch to upbeat pop, heartland country or booming rock. There is the beat of swing before moving to the lush hills and rolling streets of Italian/American music. He plays the trumpet and guitar as if the instrument...

A standout selection of Alfa Romeos will cross the block at the Gooding and Company auction in Scottsdale, Arizona, from January 19-20. Spanning the Italian automaker’s 1960s era, along with a rare model from 1951, are a number of seldom-seen Alfas, many of which are offered at No Reserve. Lot 136, a 1951 1900C Sprint, is one of the most-important...

When Maria Grazia Repetto moved from her native Italy to the Pacific Northwest in 1995, she immediately fell in love with eastern Washington’s cowboy-country charm and Seattle’s moody, rain-soaked landscapes. “It was so similar, but so different,” Repetto says. “I loved the colors of the Northwest, but they were different from Italy. The blue of an...

Back by popular demand, Chef Luca Zecchin (Ristorante Guido da Costigliole - Santo Stefano Belbo, Cuneo, Italy) returns to arte italia from Santo Stefano Belbo in Cuneo, Italy, to guest-host culinary exhibition classes January 28th-30th. Enter your name in the Random Selection Drawing, explained below, for your chance to be seated at one of three e...

Diners reluctant to head to the Strip for an authentic taste of Chicago-style stuffed pizza can rush to Boca Park to satisfy a deep dish craving. Giordano’s is now serving inside the 5,089-square-foot former home of an Applebee's Grill & Bar in a standalone building on the southern side of the retail center. The 43-year-old Chicago legend debuted a...

Italian oil producer Eni this week began drilling a new well in U.S. waters off the north coast of Alaska, becoming the first company to do so since 2015, federal regulators said on Wednesday. The oil and gas firm is working from an artificial island in the Beaufort Sea about three miles off Oliktok Point in the Arctic Ocean. The well is expected t...

Salvo Coppa says he’s fortunate. He shows it, too. Coppa smiles as he helps run practice, grins when he huddles with the other coaches and practically beams when he talks about how his players are developing. Coppa is a rare breed in coaching. From the beginning, he’s always followed his heart. The approach is how Coppa ended up at the UA, servi...