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by Kate Krader   At noon on Thursday, Aug. 11, the line outside Eataly NYC Downtown stretched a thousand people long, down three floors and out into the street. Day One of the 45,000-square-foot, $39 million project on the third floor of 4 World Trade Center could have been more popular only if Olympic gymnast Simone Biles had somersaul...

In Maranello today, Ferrari Chairman and CEO Sergio Marchionne announced that the Italian automaker will build one final example of the LaFerrari. The car will be auctioned, and the proceeds will go toward helping the victims of the earthquake that rocked central Italy on August 24th.   The LaFerrari is the most expensive, highest-performing...

The annual Feast of San Gennaro turns 90 this year — and to celebrate, it will be broadcast live for the first time in its Italian motherland. Organizers of the beloved neighborhood tradition are setting up cameras throughout the streets of Little Italy to document all 10 days of festivities honoring the patron saint of Naples for online viewe...

Anthony (Tony) Ravielli (1 Jul 1916–9 Jan 1997) was born in Italian Harlem. He attended the Textile High School, taught himself anatomy by volunteering at the Bellvue Hospital morgue, and later studied at the Cooper Union and Art Students League. He began his career as a portrait painter, went into advertising, and by the early 1950s had become an...

By Katie Perrin I woke up to and went to bed hearing the sound of the espresso machine in my ear, the best daily "Buongiorno," or – in English – good morning. That sound would mark each of my transformative 271 days in Viterbo, Italy.   Last year I left home for the first time to spend my junior year abroad in Italy for nine months, armed o...

When: Sunday, December 18, 2016, 3:00 PMWhere: Washington Irving Campus Auditorium | 40 Irving Place, (Gramercy Park), NYC, NY 10003Members $50, Non-Members $55 Buy now. Advance ticket purchase required. Join us once again this year for NOIAW Member Cristina Fontanelli's annual Christmas in Italy concert! Special guests include the Children o...

Luigi's has been a landmark in downtown Skiatook for the last four years. Whether you are looking for a casual night out with the family, a business lunch or a romantic date night, the Italian restaurant can serve up exactly what you are looking for. Adam Luigi has been managing the restaurant owned by his brother, Vito, since it opened in Skiatoo...

When the Arab art of papermaking by hand came to the Italian peninsula in the 13th century, the city of Fabriano was well-positioned to become the heart of the artisan craft.   Published by the Library of Congress in association with Oak Knoll Press, "Fabriano: City of Medieval and Renaissance Papermaking" by Sylvia Rodgers Albro describes t...

Dear ICS friends, This year's Christmas Party will be Sunday, December 11th, at 4:30 pm, at the Friendship Heights Village Center, 4433 S. Park Ave., Chevy Chase, MD 20815. Like the previous years, it is our annual potluck dinner (please read details on what to bring in the flyer below). We organized it in collaboration with Le D.I.V.E. and Ma...

The travel industry was turned upside down (as were most industries) with the rise of the Internet, as more and more travelers started seeking all their information online, giving birth to the so-called "do-it-yourself traveler." This new dynamic seemed to be the fatal blow for travel agencies, but things turned out differently than expected. &nbs...

By Elissa Miolene Two hours southeast of Rome, salve a tiny town nestles in a valley of snow-capped mountains. With a population of 300, Settefrati stretches only two miles from end to end. And despite its location almost 7,000 miles from Stamford, nearly everyone there has an intimate connection to this bustling Connecticut city. For two per...

Quando uno chef statunitense tra i più quotati del panorama della ristorazione nordamericana decide di visitare l'Italia ed il Trentino per affinare la propria conoscenza delle materie prime ed esplorare i metodi e l'intero ciclo produttivo, fa un gran piacere. Se per comprenderli meglio decide di fare l'esperienza della vendemmia delle uve che dar...