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Sensoria designs, develops, and produces body-sensing wearable devices

Sensoria’s Smart Socks: the fascinating story behind a wearable tech success

Inspiration happens in the unlikeliest of places. It had been twenty days since Mario Esposito, a serial inventor and Microsoft engineer at that time...
Maestro Lino Tagliapietra is considered by many as the world's greatest living glass blower

Lino Tagliapietra: the art and innovation of glass blowing

Lino Tagliapietra answered the phone from his apartment, in Venice at 8PM, local time and immediately begins the conversation by describing the...
Pietro Borghesi co-founder - with his wife Sabrina Tinsley - of the restaurant La Spiga in Capitol Hill

Pietro Borghesi: the man behind La Spiga

“Sono nato a Bukavu in Congo nel 1964”, I was born in Bukavo, Congo in 1964. Pietro Borghesi starts to talk about his life with the charm of a...
“Io imparo l’italiano”, Italian youth, Seattle, Italian language, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

“Io imparo l’italiano”: an Italian youth program in Seattle

“L’unione fa la forza”, is an Italian saying for “Strength in unity”, and it was the motto that Magda Codognotto, the director of “ Nuovo Centro...
Dante Alighieri Society, Washington, 30-Year Anniversary, Bella Lingua, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Dante Alighieri Society of Washington: 30-Year Anniversary of la Bella Lingua

This year Dante Alighieri Society of Washington marks an incredible achievement for 30 years in divulgating la bella lingua through the Italian...
Seattle-Perugia, Sister City Association, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Seattle-Perugia Sister City Association

It was between September of 1991 and May of 1992 when Seattle Mayor Norman Rice and Perugia Mayor Mario Valentini signed a pact of friendship between...
SIFF, Cinema Italian Style, Seattle, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

SIFF: Cinema Italian Style

Annual events and city festivals mark the holiday season and bring a familiar rhythm to autumn. There is one in particular event that Italian...
Caffè Torino, Torino in South Lake Union, Seattle, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Caffè Torino: An Authentic Piece of Torino in South Lake Union

There is an authentic piece of Torino, Italy in Seattle, located at 422 Yale Ave N in South Lake Union, named (not by coincidence) Caffè Torino...
Pizza in Seattle, Italian food, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Pizza in Seattle: more than a simple pie

Ask any Italian in Seattle about the topic of pizza and it will certainly cause a fair amount of debate. Some of us have our favorites, our guilty...
Festa Italiana Seattle, 27th Annual Italian Festival, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

The 27th Annual Italian Festival in Seattle

Italy lovers and fans: sign up your calendar! The 27th Annual Italian Festival is coming up from September 27th to September 28th at Seattle Center...