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A local business owner and a mechanical engineer accepted awards as Italians of the Year Friday night at the Italian Heritage and Cultural Committee of Norwich’s Columbus Day Banquet at Norwich’s Holiday Inn. Vincent Malerba of Norwich and John Marino of Preston were selected by an eight-member committee as the 2018 Italians of the Year. Malerba is...

When my grandfather first came to America, he lived in a house with his brother and his brother’s wife’s sisters and their families who had already come from Italy years before. Grandpa would later marry into that family, and I would be related by blood to everyone in that house. There were three apartments in the building, and for every holiday, t...

For all of his accolades in the 13th Century, Christopher Columbus has had rough seas here in the 21st Century, as indigenous groups and many in the general public have begun to call for a change to the holiday that tends to skew towards highlighting the Italian culture more than the explorer himself. Add Mayor Carlo DeMaria to the list of defender...

La mole dei dati analizzati non può che spingerci a definirli gli Oscar online delle Regioni Italiane. Sono i premi assegnati da Travel Appeal sotto l’insegna “Italia Destinazione Digitale”, insieme a Best Western Italia, Destination Italia, Human Company, Keesy e Unicredit. Già, perché la startup specializzata in intelligenza artificiale applicata...

Soccer Management Institute is proud to announce that the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) has officially recognized the Master’s program of the school. CONI is a public entity responsible for the organisation and strengthening of national sports and the promotion of maximum proliferation of sport. By authority of the International Olympic...

Italian Ambassador to the US Armando Varricchio opened the annual meeting of representatives of Italy's network in America. "Our relationship with the USA is stronger than ever in many sectors," he said. "Italy's brand in the US is strong, thanks also to the tight coordination with all stakeholders. We have achieved key results, including in the po...

Dagli Stati Uniti alla Sicilia per ritrovare le proprie origini. Protagonista di questa avventura, una famiglia di italo-americani. Grazie al progetto “Roots ‘n Tours” potranno conoscere i loro parenti, persi nel tempo a causa della distanza, ma adesso ritrovati. Il progetto è nato da un’idea del siciliano Rosario Turrisi, con il supporto di Giovan...

One of Carson’s newest downtown restaurants officially opened its doors last evening following the ribbon cutting ceremony. Mangia Tutto – translated to “eat everything,” is located at 200 N. Stewart. Officiating the ribbon cutting was Mayor Robert Crowell and Chamber Chair Bob Fredlund. Mangia Tutto's menu consists of Italian cuisine found in Pizz...

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Piazza d'Italia, an architectural highlight in downtown New Orleans. Located between Poydras and Lafayette streets, the outdoor plaza was conceived by leaders of New Orleans' Italian-American community as a public tribute to the contributions of Italians to the city. The $1.65 million piazza was designed...

Chiaroscuro woodcuts are among the rarest and most beautiful prints that flourished throughout 16th-century Italy. The first comprehensive study devoted to this subject, The Chiaroscuro Woodcut in Renaissance Italy casts new light on the beginnings and remarkable efflorescence of this art form, informed by new art-historical and technical research...

When Corrado Palmieri opened his eponymous café in the Dallas Farmers Market in 2016, we could boast of having a proper Italian coffee shop and bakery that Dallas hadn’t had before. His was a place to linger over a cup of coffee and a pastry, where early on a cadre of Italian regulars set up residence on weekend mornings. The coffee shop—a counter,...

A new family in town plays a starring role in Syracuse Opera's season opener. Artistic Director Christian Capocaccia; his wife, soprano Alexandra Deshorties, and their 6-year-old son, Hadrian, are all involved in the local company's Oct. 19 and 21 production of Verdi's "Macbeth." Having lived in various parts of the country while earning their degr...