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With food and wine activities becoming more and more popular among travelers, Select Italy (http://selectitaly.com), the web-based boutique travel company, presents its portfolio of food, wine, and cooking classes, showcasing its new services for 2015.   According to a research study by the World Food Travel Association (WFTA), 30% of Americ...

di Marta Casadei   Promuovere l'arredamento made in Italy nel Nord America supportando su scala internazionale le aziende che lavorano in questo comparto. Il portale I Maestri, una vetrina su nomi più o meno noti del design nostrano è nato proprio con questo intento, complice la Rete.   A fondarlo è stato un manager italiano con una p...

by Paul Whitington   At some point in the early 1990s, or so it seems to me, Al Pacino stopped acting in the sense of disappearing into different characters and began presenting us with various, amplified versions of himself.   Which is not to say that he hasn't given some fine and entertaining performances over the last 20 years or s...

ISSNAF - Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation and La Fondazione NY are pleased to announce the 2015 ISSNAF – La Fondazione NY Award for the Humanities. The award acknowledges the research of young Italian scholars in North America whose commitment to their discipline of study is innovative and honors their country of origin....

On February 21, 1947, Lidia Giuliana Matticchio was born in Pola, Italy. A few days before her birth, the Paris Peace Treaty handed the Italian city over to Yugoslavia. In 1956, the family sought refuge and moved to Trieste where they lived in a refugee camp. When she was 12-years-old, Lidia and her family immigrated to North Bergen, New Jersey. &...

Dopo l'ottima performance registrata nel 2012, continua anche nel primo trimestre 2013 il trend di crescita delle nostre esportazioni di materiali lapidei e relative tecnologie sul mercato statunitense. Secondo i dati elaborati dal centro studi CONFINDUSTRIA MARMOMACCHINE nel 2012 le esportazioni complessive di prodotti lap...

For 2013, Maserati reported a 148% increase in shipments to 15,400 vehicles, mainly attributed to the success of the new Quattroporte and Ghibli models launched during the year. For the Quattroporte, which was released in March, shipments totaled 7,800 units.   For the Ghibli, a total of 2,900 units were shipped between launch in October and...

Thanks to the generous support of Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI) ISSNAF is offering two summer internships in primary North American research facilities.   Application deadline: March 15, 2014. For the call click hereFor the Application form click here To learn more about ASI   Fonte: ISSNAF  

The question of which engine type is best for powering the cars of the masses may never have a single, unchanging answer.   When the V8 prevailed on American roads, it was an appropriate choice for large vehicles in an era of cheap fuel. Times have changed; the workhorse auto engines of our era are those that fit in the narrow engine compart...

From the 1940s on, the children of Italian immigrants could be found in all regions of the U.S., in almost every career and in nearly every walk of life. My parents were born in Elizabeth, NJ and my father lived in the Italian section of the city, called Peterstown.   This section of the city was home to Italian grocery stores, produce stand...

The eternal return of baseball season invites a special nostalgia for a time when the game's greats didn't seem like the hothouse athletes of today so much as a national register of regular guys. Tall, short, skinny, fat: Baseball legends came in every shape, like the rest of us, yet managed to awe us with their unlikely mastery of a sport that has...

by Neil Prior   Tina Jones from Haverfordwest met up two of her three sisters after a two-year hunt with historian Gareth Mills. Ms Jones' mother, Rosa, met American-Italian GI Ignazio Parrino when his unit was stationed in Tenby ahead of the D-Day landings. He was already badly injured, at the Battle of the Bulge, by the time she was...