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Yesterday, the American-Italian Cancer Foundation provided no-cost mammograms and clinical breast exams to more than 25 women at the William F. Ryan Community Health Center in Manhattan and all were treated to free pizza from Colavita, the trusted family brand. The women who signed up received life-saving breast cancer screening services on the Ame...

Vengono da Massachusetts, Maryland, Ohio, Florida, New York, Illinois, Texas, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Virginia e Connecticut i 21 vincitori delle Borse di Studio messe in palio anche quest’anno dall’Ambasciata italiana a Washington e da Eduitalia, associazione che raggruppa 80 tra scuole e università che offrono corsi di italiano per stranieri. I...

If a summer romance novel is what you are craving to read as you sit by the pool or beach, Adriana Trigiani's Lucia, Lucia is a perfect choice. Set in 1950 New York City, the novel is about a young woman, Lucia Sartori, who is determined to have a career and be able to support herself, an unusual choice for a girl who was raised in a conservative I...

For nearly 100 years, most of the cheese made in America was American cheese. Specifically, cheddar cheese reigned supreme: The cheese is a hallmark of states like Vermont and Wisconsin, and its production currently accounts for more than three times as much as all other American cheeses combined. It’s the cheese that’s processed into Kraft Singles...

Singer Giada Valenti, known for her stunning music special on PBS entitled “From Venice With Love, is inviting her fans to join her on a romantic trip she is organizing, May 19-27, to Venice and a part of the Veneto region. The in Venice born songstress writes passionately, almost every week, about the special things of her beautiful hometown on so...

“Per migliaia di italiani nel mondo l'ingiusta perdita della cittadinanza è un vulnus, un vuoto, uno strappo morale che da troppo tempo ormai esige risposte concrete, efficaci e all'altezza di un Paese civile quale è l'Italia”. Con queste parole comincia il disegno di legge sul riacquisto della cittadinanza presentato al Senato lo scorso 12 giugno...

Beyoncé and Mariah Carey were back in Roberto Cavalli on stage this weekend – but unlike in 2014 when both divas wore the same embellished, black dress, this time they were dressed in custom-made designs by the Italian label’s new creative director Paul Surridge. Carey kicked off her Las Vegas residency on July 5 in a couture Cavalli dress, while B...

She was, a friend of hers once noted, “a great wife, a great ex-wife, and a great widow,” and when Nancy Barbato Sinatra died at 101 on Friday, she took with her perhaps the last living link to a world that knew Frank Sinatra not as a legend but as an impossibly skinny fireman’s son from Hoboken, who would sing for a pack or two of cigarettes and a...

Un giro di affari di circa 21 milioni di dollari. A tanto ammonta l'import del tartufo negli Stati Uniti nel 2017. Un mercato che tuttavia non prende in considerazione i prodotti trasformati a base di tartufo che, si stima, contribuiscano per un ulteriore 40%. Di questi 21 milioni, il 57% è relativo all'import italiano di solo tartufo. Un trend che...

After the debut of last year, here is a great success for the second edition of the “Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, the Original” project at Fancy Food Show in New York.  The Show is the largest for specialty food in North America, featuring exhibitors from 54 countries as well as the United States and continues to attract top buyers eager to make new...

Sprizzerí, Italy's original wine spritzer, is making a splash in the United States in time for summer gatherings. Downright delightful, is a refreshing sparkling wine spritzer that is infused with herbs, flower blossoms and fruit juice. Originating in Northern Italy in 1934, the brand's popularity led to its significant growth and expansion across...

During the 1960s, what was once an essentially American institution, the Western motion picture, was pretty much taken over as a thriving Italian movie industry churned out numerous box-office hits that came to be called Spaghetti Westerns. So what, you might ask, does this have to do with Andrea Camilleri's short novel, "The Sacco Gang," as transl...