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An Italian immigrant who got his start making cheese in the Bronx is reflecting on his experience in the U.S. during the city's Immigrant Heritage Week. The owner of the store he first began working at in 1986, Orazio Carciotto, started out knowing nothing about mozzarella. Carciotto is just one of hundreds of thousands of immigrants who has come t...

President Sergio Mattarella gave Speaker Elisabetta Alberti Casellati a two-day "exploratory" mandate at a meeting on Wednesday morning. Casellati, a member of Silvio Berlusconi's Forza Italia party, is tasked with "confirming the existence of a parliamentary majority" between the Five Star Movement (M5S) on one hand and a centre-right coalition on...

Expansion seems to be the name of the game for Denver restaurants. From barbecue joints to Italian eateries and swanky bistros, restaurants have been growing and new restaurants have been coming across the metro faster than we can say “table for two.” Now, LoHi favorite Postino is the latest to join in on the expansion craze with the announcement t...

The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA) is pleased to present a collective exhibition “ITALIANITÀ: Italian Diaspora Artists Examine Identity.” The exhibition features celebrated artists Joseph Stella, Ralph Fasanella, Italo Scanga, Leo Politi, Paolo Soleri, Luigia Martelloni, Cynthia Minet, and Robert Peluce, among others. In the arts, t...

Bruno Sammartino, one of the most iconic stars in professional wrestling history, has died at age 82, the WWE announced Wednesday morning. Sammartino was the then-World Wide Wrestling Federation's longest-reigning world champion, holding the title for nearly eight consecutive years. He began his record title reign after beating Buddy Rogers at Madi...

Interested in trying some new Italian spots in Philadelphia? You're in luck: we've found the freshest businesses to fill the bill. Here are the newest places to check out the next time you're in the mood for Italian food. Aldo and Manny Pizza and Pasta: 1431 Arch St., Center City. Porta: 1216 Chestnut St., Center City. Alice Pizza: 236 S. 15th St.,...

FICO Eataly World, the world's largest agri-food park (more on exactly what that is later), finally opened on November 15, 2017. By March 15, 2018, the park reached one million visitors. People have ventured from 30 countries, including more than 16,000 students and almost 100,000 visitors from the food industry. But what are all these people doing...

IDACO nyc is an international, collaborative dance and art event in its fourth year, that presents a wide variety of performing experiences featuring the participation of more than 20 dance companies, artists and filmmakers. Events will include film screenings, intermission dance performances in theater-specific spaces, and a photo exhibit. This ye...

“South Florida, Miami, una delle più numerose comunità italiane negli Stati Uniti. Una delle più complicate. Non c’è infatti un numero preciso, non si sa quanti siano esattamente i connazionali che hanno scelto questa parte degli States. Ecco allora che anche l’impegno del Comites diventa più difficile. Anche qui per una questione numerica pur non...

When his high-profile Brooklyn restaurant closed, Rikki Giambruno knew the time was right to move back to his home state of Minnesota and open his own place. This summer, Hyacinth (hyacinthstpaul.com) — an ode to his personal history — will take over the space of the former specialty shop Golden Fig (790 Grand Av., St. Paul). Golden Fig (goldenfig....

When it was announced that Will Crutchfield was launching Teatro Nuovo as a place for all things Bel Canto in the US, people who were familiar with his work at Caramoor were delighted. Some who have not been to Caramoor are familiar with his work in, among other places, the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro, as well as his many contributions as a mu...

Qualcuno ha mai sentito parlare di Amadeo Peter Giannini? Chi è a conoscenza del fatto che il fondatore della Bank of America era un italiano nato in California da genitori liguri? E chi potrebbe immaginare che la Bank of America era in origine la Bank of Italy? Un regista italiano arriva in California, cammina per le strade di San Francisco e, per...