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by Alexa Lampasona   New York City's Corso Coffee has found an outpost in Atlanta. The upscale coffee bar opened in Buckhead Atlanta in late December, and it's white-tiled, clean lined display matches the high-gloss tone of the neighborhood.   But besides having a fancy interior, Corso's espresso beans, Aneri Tricaffe, are rare. LDV (...

by OSIA Blogger   On December 12, 1915, Francis Albert Sinatra was born in Hoboken, NJ, to two Sicilian immigrants. In the summer of 1935, Frank's life would change forever. It was at this time that he saw his idol, Bing Crosby, perform live. Once the concert ended, Sinatra was determined to become a singer. He worked odd jobs performing on...

Since 1905, the Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) founded in New York City by Dr. Vincenzo Sellaro has played a key role in preserving and promoting the cultural heritage of American of Italian descent. Among the 55 lodges throughout California, Oregon and Nevada, called the Grand Lodge of California, the chapter for the Modesto Lodge has recen...

When the famed Italian architect Renzo Piano was named honorary Senator-For-Life in 2013, he handed over his spacious new office and hefty salary of some $15,000 a month to a team of young architects. They were given the task of helping salvage depressed outskirts of Italian cities.   One project was inspired by New York City's High Line — t...

by Antonella Ciancio   Seemless rolled rings manufacturer Fomas Group, global crown corks producer Pelliconi, irrigation systems supplier Plastica Alfa are among the around 40 Italian companies travelling to Washington DC this week to hunt for possible growth opportunities in the United States. Better known to sector experts than to the gen...

Dal 21 marzo al 27 settembre 2015, Palazzo della Ragione Fotografia di Milano ospita Italia Inside Out, la più grande mostra di fotografia mai realizzata, interamente dedicata all'Italia. L'esposizione, concepita per essere un'unica iniziativa scandita in due momenti, dal 21 marzo al 21 giugno con i fotografi italiani e dal 1 luglio al 27 settembr...

Italia batte Cina 2-0. Costi bassi e preparazione eccellente rendono competitivi gli italiani. O almeno quella fetta di manodopera «super qualificata» che viene impiegata in settori ad alta tecnologia.   «Abbiamo ingegneri estremamente capaci, che a parità di competenze hanno un costo per noi più basso rispetto a quello dei loro colleghi di...

The Sinatra Family and Frank Sinatra Enterprises are pleased to announce some of the major initiatives confirmed as part of this year's Sinatra 100 centennial celebration honoring one of the most cherished entertainment legends of all time, Frank Sinatra.   An icon who forever epitomizes the American dream, Frank Sinatra continues to have an...

  WTI Magazine #59    2015 May, 1Author : Simone Callisto Manca      Translation by:   There was a time, between the 80s and the 90s, when Italian football was the best in Europe. Not only the great historical teams such as the Milan of Sacchi and the one of Capello or Lippi's Juventus, but also teams new at su...

ELM restaurant group (Arro, Easy Tiger, 24 Diner) opened up their latest venture, Italic, on April 1st. The downtown Italian restaurant is helmed by executive chef Andrew Curren, and features a seasonal menu and negronis on tap. Read on for the early word.   The food — Overall, Italic's fare is pleasing mostly everyone. Yelper Aaron P. think...

The Italian American Cultural Society has been invited to participate in the 5th Annual International Children's Festival. The event will take place at Troy Athens High School. The International Children's Festival is a day in celebration of cultural diversity represented by children. The event consists of stage performances, country exhibit tables...

by Debbie Monolo   What's good about teaching your child a second language? There's actually quite an impressive list of reasons according to current research. To name just a few ... Research published in Psychological Science suggests that just thinking in a foreign language can help people make quicker and better life decisions. Another p...