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by Jaime DeLage   After a year off to reorganize and a year away in Shoreview, the fledgling Festa Italiana is returning to Harriet Island this weekend.   The first Festas were held on Harriet Island in September 2011 and 2012, but miserable weather the second year convinced organizers to move their event to midsummer. The lack of sum...

by Lisa Backus As he stirred the steaming pot of soffritto, boiled veal hearts in a tasty sauce, Sunday afternoon, Rich Angelillo understood that he was helping younger generations to understand the vibrancy of his roots in Italy. "This is our Italian heritage," he said as he pointed to the sign on the Sons of Italy hall that read they had been i...

By Mary Tiernan The Italian firm's US office will be headed up by resident partner Yan Pecoraro. The New York office will advise the firm's clients on Italian and European issues. Mr Pecoraro's practice focuses on representing non-Italian clients looking to make Italian investments or to establish and operate businesses in Italy.   'Th...

By Evan ThomasArt historians say Leonardo da Vinci hid an optical illusion in the Mona Lisa's face: she doesn't always appear to be smiling. There's question as to whether it was intentional, but new research into a second painting attributed to da Vinci suggests yes, it was."Portrait of a Young Fiancée," which is thought to be of an Italian g...

di Eduardo Cagnazzi   E' Teresa Iorio ed ha quarantadue anni il migliore pizzaiolo al mondo. Lo ha decretato una giuria di esperti presieduta dallo chef italo-americano Lydia Bastianich, della quale faceva parte anche il pluristellato Gennaro Esposito. La competizione si è svolta nel corso di Napoli Pizza Village la manifestazione turistico-...

by Lorenzo Sorrentino   Investments in Italian fashion houses are back in vogue among international private equity firms.   In fact, following, on the one hand, a 15-year steady growth of the global luxury goods market and, on the other hand, the positive externalities brought about by the recent devaluation of the Euro to Italian and...

by Edward Posnett Across the island of Sardinia there are more than 7,000 ancient towers built with large blocks of local stone. Known as nuraghi, they resemble giant beehives, jutting out across the landscape.   Little is known about the nuraghi or their Bronze Age architects but almost every Sardinian I met had a theory about their purpos...

by Denise Parker   Who's in the mood to drive to Land O' Lakes and find a nice spot for a romantic, upscale Italian dinner? Don't everyone raise your hand at once. However ... although you may think that Pasco County is too far a haul from most parts of Hillsborough and Pinellas, Benedetto's is worth the trip.   Somewhat incongru...

The body of an 11-year-old Italian girl killed more than a century ago and declared a saint will be on display this week at a Wisconsin church that bears her name. Maria Goretti was stabbed in 1902 by a neighbor during a sexual assault. She forgave her attacker on her deathbed and said she hoped she would be with him forever in heaven. In 195...

The Italian American Chamber of Commerce invites you to The Italian Expo Expresso - Tuesday, October 27, 2015, 5:00- 9:00 PM - Bridgeport Art Center - 1200 W 35th St. Chicago, IL 60609   This Tuesday October 27th, we are keeping the ball rolling on the fun and throwing our next one-night event - The Italian Expo...

Italian beauty companies experienced a significant growth in their economic systems in the first half of the year. According to data provided by the National Institute for Statistics (ISTAT), a supplier of official statistical information in Italy, beauty exports were up by 11.3 percent in the first six months, despite a decline of 30.3 percen...

  WTI Magazine #72    2015 November 13Author : Fondazione Symbola      Translation by:   The green economy in Italy is now a seized opportunity, rather than a need to be. The numbers say this: those of GreenItaly 2015, the sixth report from Symbola Foundation and Unioncamere, promoted in collaboration with CONA...