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Dal numero di dicembre del "Messaggero di sant'Antonio", edizione per l'estero Un grande talento per la musica e un grande amore per la promozione dell'Italia negli Stati Uniti. Oltre all'affetto per la sua terra e per le tradizioni. Sono questi i confini che delimitano il percorso umano e professionale di Daniela Puglielli, vera «istituzione» nel...

Seattle author and photographer, Lee Casazza, has been perfecting Italian-American recipes for over 47 years. Her knowledge of Italian cooking and kitchen experience offers a refreshing new look at North America's favorite food.   Big Mamma's Italian-American Cookbook is a collection of 116 recipes and 238 pages created by fou...

by Doron Levin   Next month, the new Fiat 500X crossover goes on sale in the U.S. Will this vehicle, bigger than its mini sibling the 500, finally bring Americans into Fiat showrooms?    With small crossovers one of the fastest-growing and most popular vehicle segments, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.'s timing for bringing the new...

by Jeannine Guilyard "Black Souls" (Anime nere) is the latest Italian film to make its way to American shores, and it's being warmly embraced by our critics and audiences. The title is appropriate for the tone of the film. It is very dark indeed. Its characters are trapped in a world dominated by organized crime. But "Black Souls" is not your typi...

by Matt A.V. Chaban   The film shows a man in a leather biker jacket and a woman in an oversize black parka leaning against the gunwale of a boat, staring up at the huge icebergs floating by, dressed more for the cobblestones of SoHo than for the shoals of Greenland. The camera captures their amazement at the drifts of glacial beauty. Just t...

by Michael Traversa   "Now is the only moment there is to be creative in, it's a realization, this is it. You can't anticipate what may come, you can only wonder about what has happened, this is the moment you can do something about."   This is the motto of Robert Forster, revered actor who's been in the business for almost fifty year...

By Rolando Vitale   HERE are some greats who just missed the cut. These include explosive knockout artist Rocky Graziano best remembered for his slugfest trilogy with Tony Zale which rank as the most savage duels ever witnessed inside a boxing ring.   Harry Jeffra, a two-weight champion, beat great bantamweight Sixto Escobar of Puerto...

Arrive late for lunch. And then walk right in, interrupting a former White House chief of protocol in mid-sentence.   A faux pas? (Or passo falso, as this particular luncheon gathering might term it?) Not when you are the new Italian ambassador and the person who delayed your entrance is the president himself.   Read more  ...

by Marc Bona   Growing up, you could say I ate traditional meals on Thanksgiving – with the emphasis on the plural meals. While I helped by staying out of the kitchen and watching college football and an NFL game, my mother controlled the cooking. She cut, she stirred, she sliced, she baked.   First course: A broth with pastina,...

Maserati North America, Inc. today announced it will celebrate Cento anni di Maserati- 100 years of Maserati- in true Italian style. This epic series of driving events to honor the Trident's 100th Anniversary will take place in key cities across America. Maserati owners and enthusiasts will be drawn from across the U.S. to showcase their finest au...

John Francis Bongiovi, Jr. was born on March 2, 1962, in Perth Amboy, NJ. His father, John Francis Bongiovi, Sr., was a barber who migrated from Sciacca, Sicily. John grew up in New Jersey and spent his summers with his grandparents in Erie, PA.   When thinking about his youth, John has said, "Any Sunday afternoon you hear any Italian guy si...

Matty, an Italian American police lieutenant, and Victoria Ferrigno welcomed their son Louis on November 9, 1951. The family lived in Brooklyn, New York. As a toddler Lou suffered from a series of ear infections and lost an estimated 75% of his hearing. Though some might have seen this loss as a disadvantage, Lou didn't.   Even when he was t...