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Lo scorso dicembre ho avuto la fortuna di partecipare alla presentazione di Pre-Occupied Spaces. Remapping Italy’s Transnational Migrations and Colonial Legacies, l’ultima fatica critica di Teresa Fiore uscita per la Fordham Univeristy Press. I lettori de La Voce di New York non sono nuovi al nome della studiosa — le sue interviste per la nostra te...

After working in New York wine bars for the last 20 years, Lauras Grigaliulas decided that he wanted to bring a cozy neighborhood wine bar to Chicago, and thus, Lago Wine Bar was born. The rustic Italian restaurant in Lakeview features “cicchetti,” or Venetian tapas, small-plate dining meant to be enjoyed with a glass of Italian wine. “We have smal...

His introduction before home games at Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons is the only one that includes a nickname. When it’s announced, ND-BG boys’ basketball senior Lorenzo Cavallaro — sorry; the “Italian Stallion” — can’t help but smile. “It’s funny,” Cavallaro said. “I’ll take it.” This season, the ND-BG team has had plenty to smile about during its 11-2...

Dubbed “La Rotonda” because of its unique architecture, it is a rare example of an eight-sided Catholic church. Construction began in 1594, and it’s believed the architect, Francesco Zamberlan, chose the octagonal shape for the symbolism of the number eight in the Christian religion.  The structure is actually composed of two polyhedrons: the churc...

As a first generation Italian-American, to me and to many like me, Christopher Columbus represents the idea that you can voyage far away from home, and with a dream, and perseverance and sacrifice, and faith and hard work, you can find a better life and enjoy the freedom with which we are blessed to have in this awesome country we call the United...

SmartIsland is the new innovative startup based in Sicily (Italy) that develops high-tech products and services for agro-food industry. The company was founded in Niscemi (Caltanissetta) and was launched with the support of the business incubator Digital Magics Palermo. The latter purchased 10% of SmartIsland’s social capital and it is helping the...

Fairsted Kitchen bid farewell to Brookline on New Year’s Eve, but owner Steve Bowman has already replaced his beloved restaurant with a new one: Grassona’s Italian. It’s not that Bowman didn’t still love Fairsted — he loved it very much — but rather he felt it was simply time for a change. “Some restaurants — like the French Laundry, for example —...

For a man who has made his millions from being light years ahead of the rest of the fashion crowd, it’s only mildly surprising that Federico Marchetti has now set his sights on the moon. The founder and boss of the world’s largest online luxury fashion retailer, Yoox Net-a-Porter, whispers in his Milanese office that his next frontier involves “t...

Women over 55 will show off beauty with a brogue this weekend at the St. Patrick's Committee of West Springfield's annual Senior Colleen Pageant. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Dante Club, 1198 Memorial Ave., and the event starts at 7. Tickets are $10 at the door. Money raised from the event will benefit senior women of West Springfield.

The humble tomato has sparked a fierce debate between two of Italy's southern regions, which are arguing over the right to claim the foodstuff as their own. The row kicked off when Naples requested an IGP (Protected Geographic Indication) denomination for Neapolitan peeled tomatoes.  After Naples, the capital of the Campania region, submitted its r...

The Hon. Frank Guarini, Chair of John Cabot University's Board of Trustees, has provided a generous donation to the Columbus Citizens Foundation providing scholarships up to $5,000 for five Italian-American visiting students at JCU each year. The scholarship application for the 2018-2019 academic year is now open for students who meet the following...

SIMEST ha acquisito una partecipazione del 34% circa nel capitale sociale di Astaldi Construction Corporation (“ACC”), controllata statunitense del Gruppo Astaldi attiva dal 1989 nella realizzazione di infrastrutture. L’investimento, pari a 7,5 milioni di dollari, è volto a sostenere la crescita di Astaldi sul mercato statunitense. Oggi, il Gruppo...