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On July 2, 2024, alongside the celebration of the first 1,000 flight hours achieved by the F-35A assigned to the 6th Wing, the 156th Squadron “Linci” (Italian for “Lynxes”) was reactivated at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The primary mission of the squadron, which served as a fighter-bomber squadron with a focus on maritime attack and reconnaissanc...

As Naval Station Everett prepares to homeport 12 brand new frigates over the next decade, the company in charge of constructing and maintaining the ships will have its own space at the Port of Everett. In the port commission’s March 12 meeting, commissioners unanimously approved a lease with Fincantieri Marine Repair. The lease charges the firm $9,...

On the bustling streets of Honolulu, a significant shift in the luxury retail landscape unfolded as Fendi bid farewell to its Ala Moana shopping center location, marking the end of an era. In a strategic move, the Italian fashion powerhouse inaugurated its expansive 3,186-square-foot store at the Royal Hawaiian Center, introducing a fresh chapter i...

Paolo Soleri was an Italian architect and designer and a piece of his work lives in Midtown. But talks of moving has concerned some neighbors. Soleri created a chapel within the University of Arizona Cancer Center in honor of his wife who passed away of the disease. It was completed in 1986 and was used as a public chapel. The chapel consists of 10...

Molto bene! Italian cars won the two Best of Show awards at the Arizona Concours in Scottsdale last weekend, as the big Arizona auction week got underway. The Arizona Concours serves as the launching pad for a week’s worth of classic car auctions in normally sunny Arizona every year, and only a little rain dampened this year’s event. An immaculate...

Italy, a country renowned for creating masterpieces in art and culture, as well as for its relentless innovation, marks another presence at the upcoming CES in Las Vegas, featuring 50 innovative Italian startups in a pavilion organized by the Italian Trade Agency (ITA), the governmental entity responsible for promoting and internationalizing Italia...

Sister-city friendships come with economic, artistic and cross-cultural benefits, but even more than that, they offer meaningful personal relationships and ongoing friendships. The idea of creating global understanding person-to-person was a driving force behind President Dwight Eisenhower’s creation of the national sister cities program in 1956. F...

The Italian Trade Commission in collaboration with ANFAO, Italy’s eyewear manufacturers association, is sharing further details about their upcoming "Extraordinary Italian Eyewear" events happening in Seattle on October 10 at The 101 and in Chicago on October 12 in Cafe Brauer at Lincoln Park Zoo. Extraordinary Italian Eyewear is designed to introd...

A lot of things are unique about Arizona. One of them is our architecture, from the beautiful buildings to the overpasses on the highway that include decorations you just don't see in other states. People from all over the world come here to be inspired by Arizona and incorporate it into their designs. And about an hour north of Phoenix is another...

The Italian Trade Agency (ITA) will extend its sponsorship of a curated selection of the very best cosmetics and haircare companies at the annual trade show Cosmoprof North America, July 11-13, 2023, at the Convention Center in Las Vegas. This industry event is one of the pillars on which ITA has built a successful strategy to promote beauty increa...

It’s safe to say that the Las Vegas trade fairs—JCK Las Vegas and the Couture Show—attracted better than expected buyers and orders. This is certainly true to the more than 130 Italian jewelry manufacturers and designers who make the Extraordinary Italian Jewels contingent that exhibited at the shows. The Italian high jewelry and designer brands at...

The biggest jewelry shows in the United States are set to begin and Italian jewelry companies will have the biggest presence with more than 130 manufacturers and brands. It is the largest representation of any country, and these companies are ready to do business with U.S. retailers. They will come from the world’s most important jewelry districts...