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Italy's top administrative court has given Emirates permission to continue operating direct flights between Milan Malpensa airport and New York, rejecting a request by rival airlines to stop the flights.

 

In a statement on Wednesday, the Council of State said its decision rejected a legal ...

Carmelo Cutuli, presidente dell'Associazione di amicizia Italia-USA "The Watson Society", è stato eletto membro del Board of Directors dell'Italian Chamber of Commerce of Midwest (IACC Midwest).

 

Classe 1969, professionista delle Pubbliche Relazioni e giornalista, nel corso della sua ...

Jeannette Izzi of Washington Township started her business, Mama Mia Biscotti, out of her home in 2005 after years of watching her parents working hard in their Italian bakery and enjoying making cookies from the family recipes. Izzi's approach is to bake authentic Italian cookies made with the ...

Marco Bizzarri, 51 years old from Rubiera – a small village in Emilia Romagna – was appointed CEO of one of the most famous and prestigious fashion brands in the world, Gucci.

 

For the Italian successful manager, working at Gucci stands as the peak of a fashion career started at Mandarina ...

Italian Quality Experience è il progetto istituzionale ideato dalle Camere di Commercio in vista dell'EXPO Milano 2015 per contribuire a presentare in modo efficace il modello Italia a livello internazionale.


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A few weeks ago I heaped high praise about the 22-year-old midtown Italian restaurant San Pietro, whose owner, Gerardo Bruno has long been one of New York's premier hosts.

 

Upon writing that, I realized that it's been at least a decade since I'd dined at his brother Giuseppe's restaurant, ...

Frank A. Cimini recently celebrated his 100th birthday with a reception in the Weinberg Memorial Library at University of Scranton, where Keystone Chapter of UNICO National presented him with an Extraordinary Member Recognition Certificate.

 

Born Oct. 20, 1914, Mr. Cimini is the son of the ...

Una generale tenuta della destinazione Italia sui mercati internazionali, un andamento positivo per le festività natalizie (specialmente per città d'arte e località montane) e buone prospettive per il 2015.

 

Il trend in salita emerge dall'indagine condotta dall'Enit sui tour operator ...

Once home to more than 6,000 Italian families who worked to build San Diego's then-flourishing tuna fishing industry, Little Italy is now a quaint and lively neighborhood filled with patio cafés, unique restaurants, art galleries, shops, hotels, and the beautiful Amici Park.

 

Whether you ...

In un periodo di profonda crisi come quello attuale, se si dovesse compilare una lista delle cose positive per le quali l'Italia è conosciuta nel mondo la sua industria automobilistica occuperebbe i primissimi posti. Nomi come Maserati, Ferrari, Lamborghini e Alfa Romeo hanno fatto la storia ...

Fitchburg State University President Robert V. Antonucci was recently presented the President's Award from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), given in recognition of his commitment to advancing the quality of student life on campus.

 

Antonucci was ...

Italian cuisine is almost universally loved and yet it's often written off as commonplace. We can debate why that is – or, well, we can just hit Chinato for Happy Hour...

 

OK, let's do the latter. Chinato rolls out some of the most liberal hours in Happyland. Perfect for a visit downtown to ...

When Rizzoli bookshop closed this past year on 57th Street, many people lamented its loss. It was the last really elegant shop of its kind left in Manhattan. But for some of us, while its closing was sad, it was a tempered sadness.

 

After all it wasn't the real Rizzoli bookstore that had ...

IMAESTRI, a new company founded to help design professionals source hard-to-find Italian artisanal furnishings, announces the launch of its online platform http://www.imaestri.com.

 

Envisioned as a comprehensive resource for the U.S. design community, the site targets and engages ...

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Appuntamento a Houston per a "Taste of Italy"

Appuntamento a Houston per a "Taste of Italy"

Il 14 e 15 aprile p.v. si terrà a Houston l'evento "Taste of Italy – Wine and Dine Italian Style", organizzato dall'Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of Texas e rivolto ad operatori specializzati di prodotti autentici italiani Food&Wine interessati a conquistare il mercato texano e statunitense. Questa iniziativa di promozione commerciale consentirà ai partecipanti di incontrare 10-15 potenziali compratori del proprio settore...

Italian court lifts block on Emirates' key Milan-New York route

Italian court lifts block on Emirates' key Milan-New York route

Italy's top administrative court has given Emirates permission to continue operating direct flights between Milan Malpensa airport and New York, rejecting a request by rival airlines to stop the flights.   In a statement on Wednesday, the Council of State said its decision rejected a legal challenge brought against the Gulf airline by Italian carrier association Assaereo and flagship carrier Alitalia.   Read more   Source: http://in.reuters.com    

Carmelo Cutuli (The Watson Society) nel Board della Camera di Commercio Italo-Am…

Carmelo Cutuli (The Watson Society) nel Board della Camera di Commercio Italo-Americana del Midwest

Carmelo Cutuli, presidente dell'Associazione di amicizia Italia-USA "The Watson Society", è stato eletto membro del Board of Directors dell'Italian Chamber of Commerce of Midwest (IACC Midwest).   Classe 1969, professionista delle Pubbliche Relazioni e giornalista, nel corso della sua carriera Carmelo Cutuli si è occupato di innovazione e di startup d'impresa per numerose realtà nazionali ed estere. Dal 2004 si occupa prevalentemente...

Mama Mia Biscotti to be carried in Kroger stores in southeast Michigan

Mama Mia Biscotti to be carried in Kroger stores in southeast Michigan

Jeannette Izzi of Washington Township started her business, Mama Mia Biscotti, out of her home in 2005 after years of watching her parents working hard in their Italian bakery and enjoying making cookies from the family recipes. Izzi's approach is to bake authentic Italian cookies made with the finest ingredients.   The biscotti is softer than traditional biscotti, yet still have a...

Marco Bizzarri is the new Gucci’s CEO

Marco Bizzarri is the new Gucci’s CEO

Marco Bizzarri, 51 years old from Rubiera – a small village in Emilia Romagna – was appointed CEO of one of the most famous and prestigious fashion brands in the world, Gucci.   For the Italian successful manager, working at Gucci stands as the peak of a fashion career started at Mandarina Duck, the Bologna-based company specialised in luggage and travel accessories...

Italian Quality Experience la piattaforma web per l’agroalimentare italiano

Italian Quality Experience la piattaforma web per l’agroalimentare italiano

Italian Quality Experience è il progetto istituzionale ideato dalle Camere di Commercio in vista dell'EXPO Milano 2015 per contribuire a presentare in modo efficace il modello Italia a livello internazionale. Le imprese agroalimentari possono registrarsi, inserendo all'interno di Italian Quality Experience tutte le informazioni utili per promuovere la loro attività ed i loro prodotti, aiutando in questo modo il sistema camerale...

Sistina Still Serves Some of the Best Southern Italian Food in NYC

Sistina Still Serves Some of the Best Southern Italian Food in NYC

A few weeks ago I heaped high praise about the 22-year-old midtown Italian restaurant San Pietro, whose owner, Gerardo Bruno has long been one of New York's premier hosts.   Upon writing that, I realized that it's been at least a decade since I'd dined at his brother Giuseppe's restaurant, Sistina, located on the upper east side for 30 years now. I...

Frank A. Cimini marks 100th birthday

Frank A. Cimini marks 100th birthday

Frank A. Cimini recently celebrated his 100th birthday with a reception in the Weinberg Memorial Library at University of Scranton, where Keystone Chapter of UNICO National presented him with an Extraordinary Member Recognition Certificate.   Born Oct. 20, 1914, Mr. Cimini is the son of the late Giuseppe and Maria Ferraioli Cimini. Mr. Cimini is a graduate of Scranton Central High School,...

Turismo: l'Enit vede rosa, l'Italia tiene e crescerà

Turismo: l'Enit vede rosa, l'Italia tiene e crescerà

Una generale tenuta della destinazione Italia sui mercati internazionali, un andamento positivo per le festività natalizie (specialmente per città d'arte e località montane) e buone prospettive per il 2015.   Il trend in salita emerge dall'indagine condotta dall'Enit sui tour operator operanti nei principali mercati dell'incoming italiano. Non a caso i dati di Bankitalia sulla spesa degli stranieri in Italia nel periodo...

Top 10 Little Italy Restaurants and Hotspots To Visit This Holiday Season

Top 10 Little Italy Restaurants and Hotspots To Visit This Holiday Season

Once home to more than 6,000 Italian families who worked to build San Diego's then-flourishing tuna fishing industry, Little Italy is now a quaint and lively neighborhood filled with patio cafés, unique restaurants, art galleries, shops, hotels, and the beautiful Amici Park.   Whether you frequent the area or are just paying a winter vacation visit, the festive, holiday light-ordained India Street...

Anche l'America festeggia i cento anni della Maserati

Anche l'America festeggia i cento anni della Maserati

In un periodo di profonda crisi come quello attuale, se si dovesse compilare una lista delle cose positive per le quali l'Italia è conosciuta nel mondo la sua industria automobilistica occuperebbe i primissimi posti. Nomi come Maserati, Ferrari, Lamborghini e Alfa Romeo hanno fatto la storia dell'automobile e, in particolare, del suo settore sportivo e di lusso.   Per questo motivo, la...

Antonucci wins student life award

Antonucci wins student life award

Fitchburg State University President Robert V. Antonucci was recently presented the President's Award from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), given in recognition of his commitment to advancing the quality of student life on campus.   Antonucci was nominated for the award by Fitchburg State Associate Dean for Student Development and Housing Hank Parkinson. The honor was presented at NASPA's...

Happy Hour: Chinato on East Fourth Street in Cleveland a new take on Italian cui…

Happy Hour: Chinato on East Fourth Street in Cleveland a new take on Italian cuisine

Italian cuisine is almost universally loved and yet it's often written off as commonplace. We can debate why that is – or, well, we can just hit Chinato for Happy Hour...   OK, let's do the latter. Chinato rolls out some of the most liberal hours in Happyland. Perfect for a visit downtown to check out the Christmas displays, a Cavs game...

The Bookstore That Bewitched Mick Jagger, John Lennon, and Greta Garbo

The Bookstore That Bewitched Mick Jagger, John Lennon, and Greta Garbo

When Rizzoli bookshop closed this past year on 57th Street, many people lamented its loss. It was the last really elegant shop of its kind left in Manhattan. But for some of us, while its closing was sad, it was a tempered sadness.   After all it wasn't the real Rizzoli bookstore that had opened at 712 Fifth Avenue in the 1960s....

IMAESTRI Connects Italian Artisanal Producers With American Design Professionals…

IMAESTRI Connects Italian Artisanal Producers With American Design Professionals  Read more: http://www.virtual-strategy.com/2014/12/17/imaestri-connects-italian-artisanal-producers-american-design-professionals#ixzz3MGkrbaOV  Follow us: @virtualstrategy

IMAESTRI, a new company founded to help design professionals source hard-to-find Italian artisanal furnishings, announces the launch of its online platform http://www.imaestri.com.   Envisioned as a comprehensive resource for the U.S. design community, the site targets and engages architects, interior designers, and other design professionals using a proprietary platform that allows them to discover products, shop, collaborate, and manage their projects...

RARE Italian to open Thursday in Old Town

RARE Italian to open Thursday in Old Town

Owners of The Rio will open their third restaurant concept, RARE Italian, Thursday in Old Town Fort Collins. Construction lasted just two and a half months on the prime piece of Old Town real estate, 101 S. College Ave., resulting in a space that has been transformed, at least partially, for the new restaurant.   Previous tenant Ingredient vacated the space at the...

The top 10 cultural holidays in Italy

The top 10 cultural holidays in Italy

Our experts' pick of the top 10 cultural holidays in Italy for 2015, in destinations including Rome, Venice, Umbria and Milan.   1. Aula Gotica, Santi Quattro Coronati, RomeWhen the Normans rampaged through Rome in 1084, Santi Quattro Coronati was a huge church attached to an influence-wielding monastery – which may be why they all but destroyed it. The hotch-potch of buildings...

Alioto’s Italian-American Supper Club

Alioto’s Italian-American Supper Club

One look inside Alioto's will bring back memories, bygone times, for anyone of a certain age and up. For younger people, it's a taste of retro—a glimpse of what some supper clubs looked like in the 1960s and '70s.   The paneled walls in the enormous dining room and the authentic mid-century modern chairs set the stage for dining in this long-running...

Brooklyn woman changing name to Princess Chocolatto

Brooklyn woman changing name to Princess Chocolatto

ALL HAIL the royalty of rich chocolate beverages. The owner of Brooklyn-based Dolce Vite plans to change her legal name to Princess Chocolatto, fusing her identity with the Italian-style hot chocolate that has become her life.   "My customers call me that anyway, so I figured I'd make the change," the popular Park Slope figure told the Daily News.   Read more   Source: http://www.nydailynews.com    

Italian actress Virna Lisi dies, aged 78

Italian actress Virna Lisi dies, aged 78

Italian actress Virna Lisi passed away today, aged 78. Well-loved by young and old, Virna Lisi, born in Ancina in 1936, began her career in her early teens, debuting in The Line of Steel in 1953.   She later took part in films alongisde Toto' and debuted in a Hollywood comedy as a blue-eyed temptress opposite Jack Lemmon in How to Murder Your...

Lingua Italiana all’Estero e Expo 2015: Bartolini rappresenta le Consulte Emigra…

Lingua Italiana all’Estero e Expo 2015: Bartolini rappresenta le Consulte Emigrazione al tavolo governo-regioni

La presidente della Consulta degli emiliano-romagnoli nel mondo Silvia Bartolini, nella sua veste di coordinatrice nazionale delle Consulte regionali dell'emigrazione, ha partecipato l'11 dicembre a Roma al Tavolo permanente Governo – Regioni in materia di rapporti internazionali.   All'ordine del giorno: lo sviluppo dei programmi di collaborazione tra i ministeri degli Esteri e dello Sviluppo economico e le Regioni stesse, le attività...

Orange (Fiber) is the New Green

Orange (Fiber) is the New Green

Il Made in Italy deve significare innovazione, creatività e tecnologia per poter essere credibile ed esportabile non solo come idea ma anche come prodotto. Due giovani donne siciliane, di Catania nello specifico, Adriana Santanocito di 36 anni ed Enrica Arena di 28, hanno vinto una grande sfida.   Sono loro l'anima di Orange Fiber un nuovo tessuto eco-sostenibile ricavato dalle arance. Grazie...

NYC Premiere -"Men of The Cloth" documentary about Italian Master Tail…

NYC Premiere -"Men of The Cloth" documentary about Italian Master Tailors- Jan. 8, 14 and 25, 2015

The documentary film MEN OF THE CLOTH will have its New York premiere on Thursday January 8th at 7 PM the Village East Cinema in Manhattan, Wednesday January 14th at 7:30 PM at the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington, Long Island and on Sunday January 25th at 7 PM at the Picture House in Pelham, NY.   The film by Vicki Vasilopoulos...

Assunzione di un impiegato a contratto - Consolato Generale di Philadelphia

Assunzione di un impiegato a contratto - Consolato Generale di Philadelphia

Si comunica che in data odierna è stato affisso all'Albo di questo Consolato Generale l'avviso di assunzione di un (1) impiegato a contratto da adibire ai servizi di assistente amministrativo nel settore consolare. Il testo completo dell'avviso è disponibile sul nostro sito web all'indirizzo http://www.consfiladelfia.esteri.it/, nell'apposito menu "Procedura di Selezione 2015".   Allo stesso indirizzo web gli interessati potranno scaricare il modello...

the 49th Annual ASILM Gala Dinner Dance & Awards Ceremony

the 49th Annual ASILM Gala Dinner Dance & Awards Ceremony

The most exciting evening in ASILM Gala history will take place at The Pierre Hotel in Manhattan on Thursday, February 19, 2015. With famous honoreesand multiple features showcasing the best of Italian excellence, the 49th Annual ASILM Gala Dinner Dance & Awards Ceremony will be an event not to be missed. The program will feature a cocktail reception, an authentic Italian fourcoursedinner, a large selection of the finest wines from...

What to get at new Italian spot Via Carota

What to get at new Italian spot Via Carota

In a world where chefs are trademarking their signature dishes and ingredients are altered from liquids to solids and solids to foams, it is refreshing to find a restaurant where simplicity rules.   That is what you'll find at Via Carota (51 Grove St., 212-255-1962), the new West Village restaurant by Rita Sodi (of I Sodi) and Jody Williams (of Buvette): just...

Un'opera in due pagine: An opera in two pages

Un'opera in due pagine: An opera in two pages

The Wagnerian Ring Cycle is dark and moody and takes patience and study to understand. Contrast it with the typical Italian operas that are light and bright like the Italian cities and countryside where they take place. The characters in a Rossini opera are all recognizable, albeit a tad exaggerated, and we understand well their parts in the play. Songs from...

Lorain Montenero Italian Society keeps tradition of La Befana alive

Lorain Montenero Italian Society keeps tradition of La Befana alive

Members of the Lorain Montenero Italian Society greeted La Befana, the Italian Christmas Witch, at the annual Christmas dinner Dec. 7 at the Italian-American Veterans Post No. 1, 4567 Oberlin Ave., Lorain.   "In Italian folklore, La Befana is an old woman who delivers gifts to children throughout Italy on Epiphany Eve, the night of Jan. 5, in a similar way to...

I capolavori della cattedrale di Firenze volano a New York

I capolavori della cattedrale di Firenze volano a New York

Opere di Filippo Brunelleschi, Luca della Robbia, Nanni di Banco e altri grandi artisti del Rinascimento fiorentino presto in volo da Firenze a New York: è quanto avverrà, il prossimo febbraio, nell'ambito della mostra "Sculpture in the Age of Donatello: Renaissance Masterpieces from Florence Cathedral is centerpiece of Mobia's 10th anniversary celebration".   La mostra sarà allestita dal 20 febbraio al 14...

A Portrait of Italy Today Based on an American Thriller

A Portrait of Italy Today Based on an American Thriller

At the last Academy Awards, the Italian director and screenwriter Paolo Sorrentino walked away with the Oscar for best foreign-language film, for "The Great Beauty," a scathing portrait of greed and bad taste in Berlusconi-era Rome.   This year his friend Paolo Virzi is competing for Italy with "Human Capital," a scathing portrait of greed and indifference to culture in Berlusconi-era Milan.   Read...

Art and Anatomy in the Italian Renaissance - Lecture : Kevin Petti, Ph.D.

Art and Anatomy in the Italian Renaissance - Lecture : Kevin Petti, Ph.D.

Italyʼs medieval universities established the study of human anatomy for physicians. To heighten their art, Renaissance masters clandestinely examined anatomy through human dissection. The profound connection between art and science is best demonstrated by the genius of Michelangelo.   Indeed, the wooden crucifix he carved in gratitude for secret access to corpses from a conventʼs hospital still hangs in the Basilica of...

Feast of the Seven Fishes in Asheville celebrates Italian tradition

Feast of the Seven Fishes in Asheville celebrates Italian tradition

Though rich foods and sweets tend to dominate the holiday season, at least one segment of the population celebrates with a marginally lighter meal.   The Feast of the Seven Fishes is an Italian tradition, brought here by Italian-Americans. As the name suggests, it's a seafood-heavy affair, one that pays homage to a Catholic custom of abstaining from meat on Christmas Eve.   Read...

Natale, lo shopping online dall'estero sostiene il Made in Italy

Natale, lo shopping online dall'estero sostiene il Made in Italy

Grazie a internet le aziende italiane possono raggiungere consumatori in tutto il mondo. Dalla Germania il maggior numero di acquisti, ma gli utenti che spendono di più sono i cinesi. Quasi un italiano su due cerca ispirazione sulla Rete per scegliere i propri doni   A pochi giorni dal Natale la corsa ai regali è anche su internet. Per le aziende del...

Oysters, wine, fresh bread and seafood in Boston's Little Italy

Oysters, wine, fresh bread and seafood in Boston's Little Italy

As you walk down Hanover St. in Boston, the smells of just-baked focaccia meld with freshly pulled shots of espresso. Outside Mike's Pastry, there's a line of cannoli-craving people reminiscent of Schwartz's. And friends outside Italian restaurant The Daily Catch greet each other with buongiorno instead of hello.   Boston's North End is the city's oldest neighbourhood, but it's come a long...

"Cibus è Italia": A Expo 2015 presentata l'eccellenza italiana nel pad…

"Cibus è Italia": A Expo 2015 presentata l'eccellenza italiana nel padiglione dell'industria alimentare

200 aziende chiave del settore, con i loro mille marchi, si racconteranno in EXPO 2015 attraverso un padiglione di 5mila metri quadri.   Esso attende non solo i milioni di visitatori dell'Esposizione Universale, ma anche oltre 2mila operatori professionali da tutto il mondo, le cui visite sono già pianificate, da maggio a ottobre del 2015. Questo il profilo di "Cibus è Italia...

Bellevue College - World Languages Institute: Italian

Bellevue College - World Languages Institute: Italian

Whether you want to speak Italian for travel or personal enrichment, our classes are a great way to learn la bella lingua. And our classes cover the full range of proficiency levels from beginning to advanced. Beginning Italian classes introduce you to basic vocabulary and expressions used in everyday situations. Beginning lessons cover how to:•Ask and respond to simple questions•Engage in simple...

Espressioni inventate da Dante che usi senza saperlo

Espressioni inventate da Dante che usi senza saperlo

Come dicono gli inglesi (quando sono in buona), "gli italiani quando parlano dicono poesie". Esagerano, ma non troppo: il linguaggio comune che si usa tutti i giorni è pieno di modi di dire, frasi fatte che sono, in realtà, citazioni e versicoli rubati alla Divina Commedia.   Poesia pura. Mentre si parla, non sempre ci si accorge di usare parole ed espressioni...

Bronx Councilman blasts PETA for using ‘The Sopranos’ actress Edie Falco in ad t…

Bronx Councilman blasts PETA for using ‘The Sopranos’ actress Edie Falco in ad to support horse-carriage ban

Carmela, get out of my district. Bronx Councilman Jimmy Vacca Monday blasted an animal-rights group's ad campaign featuring actress Edie Falco — who played Carmela Soprano in "The Sopranos" — that intended to persuade him to vote to ban horse-drawn carriages.   The campaign by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals also features fashion guru Tim Gunn in bus-shelter ads appearing in...

Angela Maraia of Saugus pens Sicilian cookbook

Angela Maraia of Saugus pens Sicilian cookbook

Impressing dinner party guests with homemade, high-quality dishes such as fried calamari, ricotta pie and baked stuffed lobster just got a whole lot easier. That's because Saugus resident Angela Maraia is sharing her collection of 300 mouthwatering recipes in her first-ever cookbook, titled "My Mother and Me." The 329-page book is dedicated to Maraia's mother Vincenza Biondo, her husband Albert Maraia...

Natale all'italiana

Natale all'italiana

Domenica 30 novembre 2014 la Casa Italiana ha ospitato una delle prime feste natalizie della stagione, sponsorizzata da Santo Padre Pio Society, con presidente Maria Bruno, e da Maria SS. di Costantinopoli Society, presieduta da Joe Deligio.   Dopo la Santa Messa, celebrata presso St. Peter's Italian Church, il sontuoso pranzo è stato preceduto dalla bene-dizione di Padre Louis e poi dagli...

Irene Dalis: Superstar mezzo-soprano and founder of Opera San Jose, dies at 89

Irene Dalis: Superstar mezzo-soprano and founder of Opera San Jose, dies at 89

Irene Dalis, the beloved Grande Dame of the South Bay arts scene who reached the lofty heights of international stardom as a mezzo-soprano opera star before returning home to found Opera San Jose, has died. She was 89.   Dalis was a towering figure in the local artistic community and remained the driving force behind Opera San Jose until retiring as director...

We Need Your Help for the Final Stage of REIMAGINING SICILY

We Need Your Help for the Final Stage of REIMAGINING SICILY

We are in the final stages of the definitive documentary on Sicily entitled Reimagining Sicily. Two-thirds of the film has has been shot. At this time, we need your help to complete the project. We are continuing to search for funding and investment to complete this exciting project. I am now able to send a full-treatment and Information Overview to interested...

More churches in Lower Hudson could merge

More churches in Lower Hudson could merge

More than a half-dozen additional Catholic churches in the Lower Hudson Valley could merge next year as part of the ongoing reorganization by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York.   Under the latest proposal by Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Our Lady of Mount Carmel in White Plains and Our Lady of Pompeii in Dobbs Ferry would close, except for special occasions.   Read more   Source: http://www.lohud.com    

Luigi's Italian Restaurant in Liberty: great food, good prices

Luigi's Italian Restaurant in Liberty: great food, good prices

A lot of new restaurants opened in the Kansas City metro in 2014, including the eight-month-old Luigi's Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar at 8 East Franklin in downtown Liberty. I'm sorry that it took me so long to stumble into owner Ari Dreshaj's Italian bistro. It's truly one of the restaurant discoveries of the year.   Why? The Italian cuisine is quite...

Study ranks Italy's most profitable fashion companies

Study ranks Italy's most profitable fashion companies

Italy's Pambianco Strategie di Impresa consultancy has recently presented its study on the 50 most profitable fashion and the 15 top design companies in Italy.   The study, conducted in partnership with PwC, aims to devise the Italian companies that could potentially go public within the next 3-to-5 years.   Read more   Source: http://www.sportswearnet.com    

Joe Bastianich : “Narro la mia storia, l’Italia vista da un italoamericano”

Joe Bastianich : “Narro la mia storia, l’Italia vista da un italoamericano”

Un libro che stupisce, Giuseppino. Ti aspetteresti di trovarci subito consigli utili per la cucina, ricette, qualche curiosità su MasterChef e invece leggi una storia personale, addirittura uno spaccato della vita di una famiglia istriana che dopo la seconda guerra mondiale riesce a raggiungere gli Stati Uniti per provare a farsi una nuova vita.   Scritto a quattro mani con Sara Porro...

Il Made in Italy? Non solo lusso e gusto

Il Made in Italy? Non solo lusso e gusto

Per toglierci di mente il fatto di essere un popolo di santi, poeti, navigatori ci abbiamo messo parecchio tempo. Quanto ci vorrà per capire che il Made in Italy non è fatto solo di moda e cibo?   Uno studio sulla meccanica italiana ci dà una mano a chiarire che non solo questa industria nel nostro Paese negli ultimi 20 anni ha...

Southeast Kansas Italian Celebration

Southeast Kansas Italian Celebration

Dozens of southeast Kansans celebrate Italian culture with food this afternoon. "Too often what we see is our parents and our grandparents had certain traditions that maybe our younger people don't carry on. And so, by hosting these kinds of events we're able to make sure that that heritage lives on," says Linda Grilz, co-host of the Italian Exhibit at The...

A Night of Corto-s (A Night of Short Films)

A Night of Corto-s (A Night of Short Films)

The Italian American Museum and Italytime present: A Night of Corto-s (A Night of Short Films). You are cordially invited to attend "A Night of Short Films" at the Italian American Museum this Saturday, December 20th.   For the first time in New York City, italytime unites "Corto-s (Short Films) and Theater" in one special night where new Italian artists are featured. The...

Sottotitoli, scelte artistiche e opportunità professionali tra lingue e linguagg…

Sottotitoli, scelte artistiche e opportunità professionali tra lingue e linguaggi: una giornata di studi alla Montclair University

Ottima conoscenza delle lingue straniere, consapevolezza del contesto culturale, sensibilità estetica e capacità tecnologiche ad hoc sono elementi che fanno del sottotitolaggio e il sopratitolaggio un possibile settore professionale ideale per gli studenti di Art and Humanities con specializzazione in lingua straniera. Questo uno dei temi principali al centro dell'evento Reading Foreign Voices: Film, Opera, and Theater Sub- and Sur-titles Across...

Portofino plans OK Cafe benefit

Portofino plans OK Cafe benefit

The great folks at Portofino, a longtime Buckhead favorite located not far from the temporarily shuttered OK Cafe, are doing something awesome tonight. (Besides serving dinner, which is always terrific there). They're donating 15 percent of tonight's proceeds to the staff at OK Cafe, which was damaged by fire recently, putting staff members out of work while repairs are made. A...

Italian Holiday Festival at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Italian Holiday Festival at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Over 2500 visitors enjoyed the Italian Holiday Festival at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington DC on Saturday December 13, 2014. The beautiful Kogod courtyard was abuzz with the magic of traditional Italian performances and activities. "The Italian Fairy" entertained young visitors. Opera-Pop performed favorite songs. The Teatro Tascabile Di Bergamo stilt dancers amazed the crowd, and the Zampognari...

The holiday spirit -- Children enjoy movie sponsored by UNICO

The holiday spirit -- Children enjoy movie sponsored by UNICO

By Warren Howeler   Over 100 children and their parents from throughout the Valley took part in a special showing of "The LEGO Movie" in the Sayre High School auditorium, which was sponsored by the Sayre chapter of UNICO National. For over 10 years now, the Sayre chapter of UNICO National has sponsored a free movie for local children and their parents.   The...

AMHS Luncheon: "Bersaglieri"­ The Unique Italian Army Infantry Unit

AMHS Luncheon: "Bersaglieri"­ The Unique Italian Army Infantry Unit

Join the Abruzzo Molise Heritage Society (AMHS) for a fascinating presentation by Col. Rodolfo Scanga, Military Attache, Embassy of Italy. He will tell us the story behind the amazing high-mobility light infantry unit of the Italian Army. The Bersaglieri are known for their distinctive wide-brimmed plumed hats ("vaira") and black gloves, and for their fast pace during parades, when they jog...

Italian-American group urges schools to promote a more positive image of Italian…

Italian-American group urges schools to promote a more positive image of Italians

New Jersey's deep connections with Italy -- from the rush of immigrants more than a century ago to its original namesake, "Nova Caesarea" -- are being explored in depth by a little-known commission that has created a curriculum for the state's public schools.   The state's Italian and Italian-American Heritage Commission has released a wealth of lesson plans and other classroom resources...

Sons of Italy Foundation® 2015 National Scholarship Competition Underway

Sons of Italy Foundation® 2015 National Scholarship Competition Underway

Through the Sons of Italy Foundation® (SIF) with hundreds of thousands of family members located in all fifty states and the District of Columbia, the Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) has awarded nearly $59 million in scholarships to date.   In past years, the SIF has offered 10 to 12 merit-based scholarships (National Leadership Grants), ranging from $4,000 to $25,000,...

Tristan, Panapesca USA partner on ‘super-frozen’ tuna sales

Tristan, Panapesca USA partner on ‘super-frozen’ tuna sales

Tristan International and the US division of Italy's Panapesca have agreed a strategic alignment designed with the common goal of marketing Tristan's ULT (ultra low temperature) tuna products.   ULT, or 'super-frozen', is a process in which the tuna is harvested and immediately frozen at -76 F. to lock in the freshness and sashimi quality.   Read more   Source: http://www.undercurrentnews.com    

Working in Postwar Italy, He Was the da Vinci of the V6

Working in Postwar Italy, He Was the da Vinci of the V6

The question of which engine type is best for powering the cars of the masses may never have a single, unchanging answer.   When the V8 prevailed on American roads, it was an appropriate choice for large vehicles in an era of cheap fuel. Times have changed; the workhorse auto engines of our era are those that fit in the narrow engine...

The Contessa of Pasadena

The Contessa of Pasadena

Pasadena is the home of Contessa Chocolate Collection where you can have a cup of espresso while you savor some Italian cuisine.   The "Contessa" of Pasadena is Maria Luisa Fabbri who has been delighting customers for the past 15 years with her food and charm. She also owns Contessa Italian Home Collection which is a gift shop. At her places of...

Book Presentation "Di Palo's Guide to the Essential Foods of Italy" - …

Book Presentation "Di Palo's Guide to the Essential Foods of Italy" - December 17th, 6:30 P.M.

You are cordially invited to attend a book presentation and signing by author and purveyor of fine Italian foods, Lou Di Palo, at the Italian American Museum this Wednesday, December 17th.   The Wall Street Journal said, "Mr. Di Palo acts as a voluble and disarming tour guide. He takes the reader on a trip through 20 regions of Italy, from Sicily...

Officine panerai is expanding its retail footprint

Officine panerai is expanding its retail footprint

The luxury Italian watch brand, a division of Compagnie Financière Richemont, currently operates 10 stores in the U.S. and 64 around the world. Having recently opened stores in Paris, Hong Kong and Florence, the company is now readying a relocation of its New York City boutique, which is set to open early next year, followed by a Miami opening in...

An Interview at the San Francisco Italian International School

An Interview at the San Francisco Italian International School

As a member of the BAIA board I felt that I should visit the new campus of the Italian International School at 735 Fell Street in San Francisco, CA. After all, BAIA represents and serves Italian entrepreneurs, executives and professionals working in the Bay Area.   Many of them have young kids or are thinking about starting a family. Last Thursday was...

Five questions for Love & Salt chef Michael Fiorelli

Five questions for Love & Salt chef Michael Fiorelli

Michael Fiorelli, executive chef at the new Love & Salt in Manhattan Beach, never went to culinary school. Instead, the New York native learned his way around the kitchen working at restaurants all over the country, including at Susanna Foo in Philadelphia; the Tavern Room at the Greenbrier resort in White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.; the Little Nell resort in...

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