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The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Texas reopened this morning (Thursday, August 31) as Houston gets back on its feet following unprecedented rainfall and flooding over the last week. Even as an estimated 30 percent of the city remains under water as of Thursday morning, flood waters have receded in much of the affected area as of this morning....

If someone were to ask what Texas contributes to the United States, one might hear cowboys or barbecue as typical responses. However, apart from these classic stereotypes Texas also performs an integral role in the U.S. economy. In 2016, Texas was ranked as the second largest state economy in the U.S., attributed to their fast economic and job grow...

Lorenzo Simonelli is house hunting in Houston's Inner Loop and is looking for Italian restaurants to check out now that he has become the CEO of the new Baker Hughes. He sat down with the Houston Chronicle at his north Houston office to discuss the transition, his role and the new company that trades on the New York stock exchange as BHGE. Edited e...

It’s been a long road for an Italian handbag designer who is setting up business in Santa Fe and launching her first product to coincide with the opening of The Santa Fe Opera’s Lucia Di Lammermoor. The initial handbag, the Lucia Clutch, set to be launched June 29 with the opening of the Italian opera, is an embossed leather pressed on a hand-ca...

Italian developer combines touches of the Old World at Hotel Granduca Austin. Giorgio Borlenghi strives to get even the tiniest detail right at his West Austin hotel. Without too much of a stretch, Giorgio Borlenghi could play a suave, playful diplomat in a Federico Fellini movie. Relaxed yet formal in the relaxed yet formal setting of his hilltop...

When Gaetano Donizetti’s operatic tragedy Lucia di Lammermoor opens at the Santa Fe Opera in July, women touched by the tragic-romantic performance can bury their memories in a new, authentic Italian “Lucia Clutch” handbag. The handmade leather clutch comes from artisan workshops in Italy through a limited-edition offering by Santa Fe startup “ital...

Il 9 Settembre 2016  con un comunicato ufficiale dell’American Airlines veniva annunciato un nuovo volo giornaliero diretto, dall’aeroporto internazionale di Dallas/Ft.Worth a Roma, per la stagione (Maggio-Ottobre). Finalmente e dopo tanti anni di attesa per la comunità italiana in Texas, per le aziende che operano sul nostro territorio e per i tan...

Horizon Italian Tile, Inc. (HIT), vanguard importer of fine porcelain tile with offices throughout Texas, opens a new showroom in the heart of New Orleans. From a custom floor layout and Big Slab displays to the right lighting, everything in the showroom has been designed to maximize a client's visual and tactile senses. Strategically, tile on disp...

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to meet Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli before he heads back to space for the third time! Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli is just one of the astronauts who will be joining us for the IACC Happy Hour on Tuesday, May 9 at Arcodoro in Houston’s Galleria neighborhood. IACC Happy Hour. Tuesday, May 9. 6:00 p.m. Complimen...

Horizon Italian Tile, Inc. (HIT), vanguard importer of fine porcelain tile with offices throughout Texas, opens a new showroom in the heart of New Orleans. From a custom floor layout and Big Slab displays to the right lighting, everything in the showroom has been designed to maximize a client's visual and tactile senses. Strategically, tile on disp...

Dal 6 maggio Roma e il Texas saranno più vicini grazie all’avvio del volo diretto tra Fiumicino e Dallas operato dalla American Airlines. Il nuovo collegamento è stato presentato giovedì mattina all’hotel De Russie, alla presenza dell’assessore capitolino alle Attività produttive, Adriano Meloni, da Fausto Palombelli, chief Commercial officer di Ad...

Without too much of a stretch, Giorgio Borlenghi could play a suave, playful diplomat in a Federico Fellini movie. Relaxed yet formal in the relaxed yet formal setting of his hilltop Hotel Granduca Austin, Borlenghi, 65, is the very image of Old World gentility: impeccable manners, immaculate attire, artful conversation. Alert to the social dynamic...