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State Department and Navy officials will give Italian media a tour of two antenna ground stations in the United States this week in an attempt to allay local fears surrounding a similar site nearing completion in Sicily, officials said.     The trip concerns the Mobile User Objective System, a narrowband satellite communication syste...

You could say that Master Baker Dean Chiotti knows baking. While this is a true statement, it is also a vast understatement. Baking is what his family has done for generations - nine generations to be exact."I love it," says 70-year-old Chiotti. "It's what we do," he adds with a shrug of modesty.   Dean's family dates back to 1687 in the Pie...

Remember when Lamborghini celebrated the opening of its new Advanced Composite Structures Laboratory in Seattle, Washington last month? As it turns out, the Italian automaker also released a promotional video touting its use of forged composite, a development that the supercar brand counts as one of the most important ones to come from its Advanced...

A mid-July gathering of dozens of Italy North Mission alumni helped mark the 45th anniversary of the mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.   Dan C. Jorgensen served as the president of the Italy North Mission from the mission's founding in July 1971 until it was renamed Italy Milan Mission in the summer of 1974. The Ita...

HANNO la forma di orologi. Di braccialetti da mettere al polso. O di occhiali da inforcare. Quello dei wearable device, piccoli computer da portare sul corpo, è un mercato in rapida espansione, su cui puntano forte colossi come Google (Glass), Samsung (Gear) e Nike (Fuelband).   Il passo successivo? Indossarli, proprio come vestiti: "I nostr...

Olive Garden Italian Restaurant which has reached a tentative agreement to open its first establishment in Hawaii at the Target-anchored Kapolei Commons, is postponing its entry into the state until further notice, the head of leasing and property management for the Honolulu-based developer of the West Oahu shopping center told PBN. Todd Hedrick,...

Time to brush up on your italiano.The Italian Film Festival USA recently added Tempe, Arizona, to its 11-stop schedule. This year marks the 10th edition of the fest, which brings contemporary Italian films stateside to cities including Boulder, Colorado, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Don't worry; there will be subtitles.   The single-day ci...

by Amanda Rock Festa Italiana welcomed a staggering 10,000 people hoping to get a taste of authentic Italian food, entertainment and history. The inaugural festival took over the city block in front of the Rio Grande Depot on 300 South 400 West in Salt Lake City for a weekend in late September. Vendors lined the street selling food and art. A row...

Il Punto! Italian Cultural Center and Biblioteca Italiana Seattle have finally found a place. After moving out from our previous location in Capitol Hill almost a year ago, we are now happy to open again to the community. The address of the new place is14300 Greenwood Ave N – Seattle, WA 98133 with easy and free parking on street.   Il Punto...

Chef/restaurateur Andrea Frizzi's hands are full these days: While running his charming Italian eatery, Il Posto, on East 17th Avenue in Uptown, he's also getting ready to launch Vero inside the Denver Central Market, which will open before the end of September.   Vero will offer pizza from an imported wood-fired oven, fresh pasta and a sele...

Beginning on December 8th at 7:30pm, "Fire at Sea", the newest film from acclaimed Italian director, Gianfranco Rosi, and winner of the 2016 Berlinale Golden Bear will be making its Seattle premiere. The film centers on Samuele, a young boy who lives on the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa, which is the closest European landmass to Libya and Tunis...

By Graham Johnson There's wide support at Seattle City Hall for transforming Columbus Day into Indigenous Peoples' Day. But the City Council vote scheduled for Monday was delayed so the move can get more attention. Councilmember Bruce Harrell, a co-sponsor of the resolution, pointed out KIRO 7's camera alone in the City Council chambers, and said...