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Raised on the notion that anything is possible with a little audacity and a lot of hard work, Patrice Vinci, owner of the award-winning Patrice Vinci Salon, was prepared to put in the time and effort to build a successful business. And it’s safe to say she nailed it: This year, Vinci celebrates the 10th anniversary of her salon on the high-end, hig...

For years, Roger Marino was solidly ensconced in Forbes magazine’s list of the 400 richest Americans, with an estimated net worth of $1.2 billion. Marino, who grew up in a triple-decker on North Avenue in Revere, has a fortune that’s still in the high hundreds of millions. To say the 79-year-old retired engineer/business executive has led a fascina...

American shipbuilder Westport has teamed up with Italian designer Giuseppina Arena to create a new offering of interior styles on board its W125 line of motor yachts. The idea behind the collaboration is to appeal to a larger pool of potential clients hailing from Europe, by offering a more familiar style of design and one that is more suited to th...

Like all great builders, Don Chiofaro wants to see how high he can go. Rocking on the bow of a harbor ferryboat as the sun sets, he points to the horizon, between Rowes Wharf and the Custom House Tower, and describes the tallest project the Boston waterfront has ever seen. His olive-green baseball cap, atop a full head of white hair and a permanent...

Gary Harlan Ross of Falls Village has mixed memories of his first Alfa Romeo. It was a 1959 Veloce model. He bought when he was 18 years old and a student at Wesleyan University in Middletown. Commuting from his home in Wallingford, he spotted it one day sitting on the lot of a Rambler dealer on Route 5 in Meriden. “I looked at the thing and it was...

The vehicles parked in the spaces along LaSalle Road in West Hartford Center on Sunday did not look like what your average Sunday brunch-goers would be driving. Instead, several hundred high-powered Italian sports cars of a variety of makes and models occupied those spaces, and visitors flocked to the Center in order to get a peek at an amazing col...

Join 3 Cares and Connecticut Children’s Medical Center at the 18th Annual Concorso Ferrari and Friends event on June 23rd and June 24th from 10:00 AM-3:00 PM on LaSalle Road in West Hartford. This event celebrates all makes and models of Italian automobiles—from vintage Alfa Romeos, Fiat and Lamborghinis to the supercars of Ferrari, Pagani and Mase...

L'8 giugno, la fregata europea multi missione (FREMM) della Marina Militare Alpino ha incrociato la storica unità navale U.S.S. Constitution prima di giungere all’ormeggio nel porto di Boston (U.S.A.), ultima tappa della campagna in Nord America. La U.S.S. Constitution è la più vecchia nave al Mondo risalente al 1797, a ncora galleggiante ed in ser...

Maserati is the official automotive sponsor of the 2018 Nantucket Wine and Food Festival, the acclaimed culinary event entering its 22nd year and ending on Sunday, May 20th. During the event, Maserati will deploy its fleet across the island, including the timeless Quattroporte sedan and the luxury Levante SUV. Nantucket displays a sense of scenic w...

Known more for its outlet shopping than expensive labels and for craft brews than fine Italian wine, North Conway nevertheless was the destination Monday of a man who is comfortable both in the fashion and wine worlds: Salvatore Ferragamo of Florence, Italy, namesake grandson of one of Europe’s most recognizable designers. He and wife Christine wer...

Italian technology equipment-maker Seica Inc. is moving its North American Headquarters to Ward Hill Business Park, bringing along 16 current employees and plans to hire more. "This is their new North American headquarters and their plans are to hire as they grow. And the type of jobs they are talking about are highly skilled, degreed positions and...

Family backyard get-togethers over drinks inspired the launch of Fabrizia Spirits' Italian Margaritas. Phil Mastrioanni credits his sister's "Jenna-Ritas" - a combination of lemonade, tequila and Fabrizia's own limoncello - for inspiring the company's margaritas, which debuted in 2015."What she made is the same recipe," he said last week. "We didn'...