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by Christopher Woolf   Antonin Scalia made history when he became the first Italian-American appointed to the Supreme Court. Scalia, who died Saturday was the son of an immigrant from Sicily, and his biographer, Joan Biskupic, says the judge was always proud of his Italian heritage.   He was born in Trenton, New Jersey, but moved...

Eataly punta i fari sul nord America. Il gruppo di 'altri cibi' fondato da Oscar Farinetti - riporta pambianco News - vede la crescita oltreoceano e ha in programma tre nuove aperture a Boston, Los Angeles e Las Vegas, che seguono le due di New York e quella di Chicago, a cui si aggiungerà la prima in Canada prevista per il 2019 a Toronto.  ...

Starz is developing an U.S. adaptation of the Italian drama Romanzo Criminale. It will be written by Steven S. DeKnight, creator/showrunner of Starz's most successful original series, Spartacus, who is serving as executive producer and showrunner as part of his overall deal with the pay cable network.   Lionsgate, which previously produced B...

by Marco Valsania   Penny Pritzker speaks with the satisfaction belonging to those who succeed. "We are making business easier for foreign companies coming to the Unites States". Easier, most of all, for small and medium size companies such the ones comprising the Italian contingent, at 41 the largest from Europe to arrive at the SelectUsa s...

di Loredana Sottile   Usa, 1980. C'era una volta in America - o meglio non c'era ancora - il vino italiano. Oggi sembrerebbe preistoria, considerato che parliamo del primo Paese di destinazione per le nostre esportazioni vitivinicole: 1,1 miliardi di dollari nel 2014.   Cosa è successo nel frattempo? Nel mezzo c'è stata un'evoluzione...

by Maria Guardado   In an election that some would view as overdue, former Mets catcher Mike Piazza was voted to the National Baseball Hall of Fame Wednesday. Piazza, who was in his fourth year on the ballot, earned 83 percent of the vote from the Baseball Writers' Association of America electorate, surpassing the 75 percent barrier req...

Da oggi e fino al 6 giugno, il senatore Pd Claudio Micheloni è in missione a Washington-New York-Chicago (USA) alla guida di una delegazione del Comitato per le questioni degli italiani all'estero – di cui è presidente – e della Commissione Istruzione composta dai senatori Mussini, Conte e Turano. Cqie e Commissione sono impegnati nell'indagine con...

Luca Parmitano? La visita del Segretario di Stato John Kerry a Roma? Enrico Letta a Washington? L'Anno della Cultura Italiana negli Stati Uniti? Quale immagine è per te il simbolo del legame di amicizia tra Italia e Stati Uniti nel 2013? Vota la tua immagine preferita cliccando su "Mi Piace" e su "Condividi" sotto la foto che ti piace di più....

The late and great film critic Roger Ebert, a local boy who did good (in both senses), loved Italy, Italian culture and Italian-Americans. He visited the country frequently, admired filmmaker Federico Fellini, and felt a cinematic, Catholic kinship with an American filmmaker of Italian heritage, Martin Scorsese. In 1996, he also praised actor Stanl...

The world's luxury goods market was a bit down in 2014, however 2015 expectations look to be brighter – reports Fondazione Altagamma and Bain & Company. Figures show that Italy is still a hotspot for luxury goods purchases, and Milan, the only Italian city in the world's top ten list for shopping destinations, still plays an important role...

by Jason Siu   Fiat's version of the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata will debut later this year. The 2017 Fiat 124 Spider was confirmed earlier this year at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show and Edmunds reports that it'll debut either at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show or the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show.   The roadster will arrive in dealerships nex...

by Maryrose Scott My grandmother Rosina Maria Marrapese also known as Rose Marie Marrapese Angelico was born in Rochester, Monroe County, New York to Mary Musto Marrapese and Pasquale Marrapese on a hot summer day August 17, 1915. My grandfather was an immigrant from Napoli, Italy. They had the normal Italian life, loads of love, homemade wine, ch...