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On Aug. 12, Tuscan Brands will host the sixth annual Concorso Italiano car show at its flagship location in Salem. Hosted by Tuscan Brands founder and owner, Joe Faro, the automobile showcase will feature European luxury cars including Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Porsches, McLarens and Maseratis, which will be on display at the Tuscan Village Piazza, t...

ESPN announced on Tuesday that it is entering an exclusive, multi-year deal with Serie A to broadcast matches in the United States. The deal will begin this month, and the first match will be on Saturday, Aug. 18 with Cristiano Ronaldo making his Serie A debut for Juventus against ChievoVerona on ESPN+. With the deal, ESPN will feature a Serie A Ma...

Ieri sera, 8 agosto 2018 a Galati Mamertino, si è inaugurata la sede della fondazione impegnata nel campo della promozione del territorio Siciliano e particolarmente della zona dei Nebrodi e della cultura enogastronomica che legata alla zona, intitolata al noto chef Celestino Drago che, proprio per la sua ormai quarantennale attività nel settore de...

In the office tucked into a corner of the barn on the grounds of the old St. Mary's School convent -- headquarters for Franklin's Feast of St. Rocco for the past 40 years -- it seems like nothing has changed. Portraits of six popes preside over all that occurs there. There is a faded cover of a St. Rocco's program from 2006 on the fridge, along wit...

Italians and Italian Americans have played an instrumental role in the development of Los Angeles as one of the world’s greatest metropolises, yet the history of Italians in the region is largely unknown. Though Los Angeles is home to the nation’s fifth-largest Italian population today, and the Italian presence in the American West predates the nat...

Can you remember off-hand the colors of the Italian flag ? Think of 10 countries whose flags you know... most probably Italy is among them.  The Italian flag owes it notoriety to  all the Italian food places selling pizza, pasta, gelato that have 'invaded' the world. It is strange because Italians are not as proud of their flag as Americans are of...

Recentemente sulla stampa nazionale sono apparsi articoli sull’assenteismo dei parlamentari, in cui le presenze e le assenze diventano indici di laboriosità o di pigrizia. In realtà, il lavoro del parlamentare è molto più complesso e presenta tante sfaccettature in cui gli aspetti più squisitamente parlamentari devono essere conciliati con gli aspe...

Today, it's one of the most astonishing places in Italy -- a city carved into a rugged hillside -- but just a few years ago, Matera was branded a national disgrace. Many residents still remember when the city had a reputation for squalor and its residents made their homes in dark grottoes that in some cases were originally used by their ancestors 9...

It’s easy to miss the ancient Tuscan town of Sommocolonia. Perched on the spine of a high ridge amid a wild expanse of canyons, ravines and chestnut forests 38 miles north of Pisa, there are no restaurants, inns or cafes there. Nor are there any banks, grocery stores, pharmacies or things that really make a town a town. The stone settlement isn’t i...

The intrusive construction that turned Little Italy's Mayfield Road into a one-way street for a month and a half has finished in time for the 120th annual Feast of the Assumption that takes place next week.Once again, Holy Rosary Church's parish hosts this free, family-friendly festival from Wednesday, Aug. 15 through Saturday, Aug. 18. Starting an...

A 750-ml bottle of Screaming Eagle Second Flight Cabernet Franc Merlot out of Napa Valley, which has about four to five pours, is one of the most expensive wines at $706— but there is a balsamic that costs more. Il Buco Alimentari in New York City — which opened in 2012 and serves as a sister restaurant and market to the famed Il Buco — sells the m...

Just a few years ago, you might have been forgiven for thinking that Palermo’s main attraction was its collection of Mafia hot spots. Sure, the city’s tangled history with Godfather-esque organized crime dons will continue to lure its fair share of tourists to the capital of Sicily. But nowadays, Italy’s fifth-largest city is drawing an increasingl...