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Writer, producer and actor William DeMeo, who got his big acting break in A Bronx Tale, is now starring in his new film "Back in the Day," which hit selected theaters and VOD platforms this week.   "Back in the Day" is a gritty tale about Anthony Rodriguez, a half Italian – half Puerto Rican teenage boxer growing up on the streets of Bensonh...

The oldest living American celebrates her birthday today, although she habitually shaves a decade off her age, The Associated Press reports. If you were to ask Adele Dunlap, she would say she is now a mere 105 — not 114, as is the truth.   Dunlap lives in a nursing home in New Jersey and celebrated her birthday with her fellow residents. Whe...

Paolo Battaglia, scrittore - o meglio ricercatore, come lui stesso si definisce - ed editore, nel suo ultimo libro dal titolo "Trovare l'America" (edizione italiana), affronta un argomento non facile e per certi versi ritenuto ormai superato in Italia: quello dell'emigrazione italiana all'estero del secolo scorso, in particolare negli Stati Uniti....

KBA North America announces that it has been named the North American exclusive distributor for its newly- acquired Italian flexible packaging press manufacturer Flexotecnica by its parent company, Koenig & Bauer.   The new subsidiary, to be renamed KBA-Flexotecnica, is an Italian press manufacturer specialising in presses for printing f...

My favorite Italian chefs are my favorites because they prepare classic recipes that reflect the true spirit of Italian cooking. No gimmicks or including ingredients just because they are trendy. Italian cuisine is characterized by a simplicity that relies on the quality of the ingredients rather than on elaborate preparation.   As immigrant...

Looking for something to cook tonight? Laura Vitale has you covered. Vitale has brought her brand of Italian-American cooking to YouTube, where she posts recipes on her Laura in the Kitchen channel. With Vitale's guidance, viewers can learn how to make everything from cookies to pasta to pizza.   Her satisfying eats have helped her channel b...

During this time of year there is a dichotomy of emotions that most everyone over 40 (and maybe it applies to anyone who has lost family) experiences, as turkeys are dressed and doors are donned with wreaths.   On one hand, there is a joy and excitement that the season brings with it: festive parties, twinkling lights, glorious music, dreams...

Dean Blandino, an Italian-American from Bellmore, NY, is now one of the most powerful men in the NFL.   Blandino is in charge of the serious side of officiating and the people he oversees are among the most scrutinized and criticized in World sport.   Read more   Source: http://iajournal.com/    

by Liliana Rosano   Un racconto epico, monumentale, con un approccio storico ed analitico che mette sotto i riflettori la storia sociale, culturale e umana del processo di immigrazione italiana dalla fine dell'Ottocento fino agli anni Cinquanta. The Italian Americans. A history, è stato scritto dalla nota giornalista e scrittrice Maria Laur...

By Angelo Coniglio   Naturalization papers and passenger manifests can identify the towns where our Sicilian and Southern Italian ancestors were born. Such information is also sometimes available in newspaper articles, family documents, passports, draft registrations, and the like.   Once ancestors' names (as used and spelled in Sicil...

by Tommaso Ebhardt   Lamborghini SpA, Volkswagen (VOW) AG's Italian supercar division, plans to start building the Urus sport-utility vehicle in three years, the brand's first model in the segment since the Rambo Lambo of the 1990s.   "The expectation" is to introduce the SUV in 2017, Lamborghini Chief Executive Officer Stephan Winkel...

Americans are drinking more Italian wines than Italians themselves, owing to the popularity of sparkling wines from the southern European country and millennials.   Italian varieties are the top imported wine in the United States, which is the world's largest consumer market, according the Italian Wine and Food Institute.   Read more...