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This July, Aglio 614, an authentic Italian restaurant, will be moving into the same Downtown building that housed Piatto 614 and Pink Salt. The building’s new owner, Chef Andrew Clark, is a St. Joseph native, who studied at the French Culinary Institute in New York City. “I lived, worked and went to school in lower Manhattan,” he said. “It culmi...

The new IACC Board of Directors for the term 2017 – 2019 has been elected. Eleven candidates have been chosen as directors of the Chamber by the voting members. Over 45% of the IACC members  have expressed their preferences at these elections. The new Board directors have been officially presented during the General Assembly at the East Hotel on Ma...

Forty years ago, an Italian community torn apart by urban renewal projects came together in the Third Ward to celebrate Italian culture in what would become the first ethnic festival in Milwaukee. Today, this annual festival is known as Festa Italiana and this year marks its 40th Anniversary. The festival runs from July 21-23 at the Henry Maier Fes...

In Marisa Merz’ Turin apartment, you couldn’t the tell the art studio from the living space. And at 91, she is still producing art there ... art that often reflects its domestic origin but also is so singular and assertive it seems to tap you on your shoulder and tell you to turn around and look at it. Merz became active in Italy over 50 year ago a...

Wedged between Florence and Rome, rural Tuscany offers the quintessential Italian experience: sun-soaked hill towns, green and rolling screen-saver hills, romantically fortified farms, and cypress trees marching single file up lonely ridges. We go to Italy to experience the finesse of Florence, the splish-splash of Venice, and the grandeur of Rome,...

At Loveland's Slate Italian Eatery, comfort seems to be the name of the game, as evidenced by its cozy yet still elegant interior as well as friendly and attentive service. Innovative takes on venerable favorites and an accompanying emphasis on scratch cooking with local ingredients wherever possible, make for a successful melding of the new and ol...

School officials unveiled a plaque on Friday morning dedicating the School 16 media center to Italian-American trailblazer Mary Augusto who founded “The Italian Voice” newspaper and was the first woman to run for mayor in the Silk City. “My mother believed in trying to do good for people,” said Augusto’s daughter Cesairna Augusto Earl. When Augusto...

A muffuletta is fresh bread, cold cuts, olives, cheese and Italian heritage all wrapped in one white paper package. Unlike the other quintessential New Orleans sandwich — the po-boy — the muffuletta is not subject to refinements. The sandwich is as it was when it was created in 1906: layers of salami, ham, mortadella, pepperoni, capicola, provolone...

Italy is a world-leading creative manufacturing powerhouse, and we are strongly committed in gathering the best talents and resources in the world to foster its vision and leadership. After 4 four years of educational and corporate innovation programs, we have decided to map and open the Italian high-end manufacturing know-how to select, invest in...

The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC), one of the most extreme road races in the world, has 156 turns for 12.42 miles, up a treacherous mountain peak of 14,115 feet in elevation. First completed in 1916, it's the second oldest automotive race in the United States. Ducati has secured six victories on the mountain since the company's debut...

Celebrated chef and restaurateur Tomaso Maggiore launched his first restaurant in the Valley in 1977. Four decades later, he opened his latest venture, Tomaso’s When in Rome. The new 5,000-square-foot restaurant is on the northeast corner of Scottsdale and Pinnacle Peak roads in north Scottsdale. It's the first spinoff of Tomaso’s Italian Restauran...

For centuries, tourists have flocked to Italy in their droves, spellbound by Roman ruins, Venetian canals, and coastal scenery. But much of the country remains little known to those outside Italy, despite being just as beautiful. In recent months, some Italian hotspots have struggled so much with overcrowding that they're actively trying to deter v...