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After World War II, American sports becomes a very important content for the television business, and everybody starts looking to buy sports television rights and also the market of image rights. Let's think about the commercial success of the trading cards: they were already widespread and sponsored in the early twentieth century, but after the wa...

Let's celebrate spring with this delicate and colorful dish, risotto with violets. Did you know that flowers are not only beautiful to look at, but also good to eat? There are many edible flowers. I recommend, however, to always purchase them from your greengrocers, ensuring that they have not been treated with pesticides.

The poet of the pure word, sought for a long time, essential, perfect in its uniqueness and drama is without a doubt Giuseppe Ungaretti. Famous for his compositions, often very short and intense, Ungaretti was born in Alexandria, Egypt, in the suburb of Moharrem Bey, on February 8, 1888. His father, Antonio Ungaretti, was a factory worker, employed...

A huge explosion detonated on April 16, Easter Sunday, in front of the magnificent green and white-marbled neogothic church in Florence's centro storico. Instead of running in fear from a terrorist's bomb, though, thousands of spectators will cheer the noise and smoke, for they will be witnesses to the annual Scoppio del Carro—explosion of the cart...

Everyone knows it as Cervinia, a ski locality renowned for its beautiful panoramas and diverse ski courses, but the label Cervinia includes a much ampler mountainous zone. The ski district of of Breuil-Cervinia expands from the 5,000 feet of Valtournenche to the 11,181 feet of Plateau Rosà, brushing past the 13,123 feet of Piccolo Cervino (Little C...

The town of Montepulciano is located within the region of Tuscany, about 70 miles southwest of Florence. Bring your walking shoes because it's a steep uphill climb to the top on via di gracciano, but take your time as it's lined with plenty of shops and cafes to stop and take a break at. My favorite are the quiet, picturesque alleys that break off...

We talked about the Italian alphabet before, how it has only 21 letters and impossible vowels, and we started to look at some of the spelling rules. However, we didn’t look at one of the most feared feature, especially for its pronunciation: the doubles!

The Bourbon Royal residences in Campania have been finding a new life in the recent months, thanks to a great job of synergy between the Campania region and the Italian Ministry of Culture. It is a group of more than twenty sites, all built between the beginning of the eighteenth century and the first half of the nineteenth by order of Charles of B...

Villa Cicogna Mozzoni was built in 1463 as a hunting lodge of the Mozzoni family, and renovated and expanded in the third decade of the sixteenth century commissioned by the brothers Francesco and Maino Mozzoni. In the 1580s Ascanio Mozzoni tried to revive, in the settlement of the land around the villa, the many ideas learned during numerous trips...

Ciao from Rome! But almost on the plane for New York. Hello to all We the Italians readers. I'm about to leave for New York City, where as usual We the Italians will be at the NIAF Spring Gala. And I'll be bearing a gift! The new book is out, at the beginning of every year we will publish a yearbook about the year before, and so this is the We the...

The Teramano Coast, the longest riviera in the Region of Abruzzo, is an oasis of art, relaxation, and natural beauty fronting the Adriatic Sea. Just imagine miles upon miles of golden, sandy beaches, equipped for every want and need, and you have the idea.

The presence of garlic in the Polesine area dates from the Romans who built reclamation works and created agricultural land by greatly modifying the hydrogeology of the area. Evidence of this comes from the writings of Perretto and Marangano in the publication “La Centuriazione dell’Agro di Adria” in which the cultivation of garlic is described as...