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Italian eyewear group Luxottica Group has entered an asset purchase agreement to acquire glasses.com, a web site owned by health care provider WellPoint Inc.   According to fashionunited.com, the acquisition is part of the eyewear groups plans to expand its digital offering in the US, which it states is estimated to be a 35.5 billion US doll...

by Dwight Casimere   New York's Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W. 18th Street in Manhattan, is the prestigious venue that will host the final stop of the Slow Wine US Tour, Monday, Feb. 3.   In addition to presenting more than 70 selected Italian wine producers who represent Slow Wine values, the all-day event will begin with a series of...

Dal 1 marzo prossimo il Consolato d'Italia a Newark sospenderà la sua attività. I connazionali residenti nella circoscrizione dovranno quindi rivolgersi al Consolato generale d'Italia a New York.   Dallo scorso lunedì - 10 febbraio – il Consolato di Newark non accetta più prenotazione online: i connazionali che hanno già prenotato un appunta...

Chef Stefano Secchi—a Southern Methodist University and Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park graduate, youngest chef ever invited to cook at The James Beard House, and current consulting chef for America Airlines—has talent that thrives beyond the kitchen.   Two plus years ago, he traveled to the Sardinia homeland of his father to make a...

By Giovanni di Napoli With the Feast of Saint Joseph just a few days away (March 19th), what better way for the Italian American Museum to inaugurate their new event space than with a presentation about the Traditions of Saint Joseph's Day? Warmly welcomed by the museum's friendly staff, the venue quickly filled with an enthusiastic audience excit...

The Italian American (IA) Charity Golf Association recently presented WCA Hospital with a $50,000 check, proceeds from their 2013 golf tournament and other fundraising activities. This was the final installment of the IA's three-year, $150,000 pledge to enhance local cancer care at WCA Hospital through the purchase of a Fluoroscopic C-Arm.  ...

By Marti Gacioch Shoppers seeking antique Italian home furnishings need not journey to Europe to find high-quality pieces. Bellini's Antique Italia in the Solana Beach Design District showcases elegant antique furniture and decorative accessories for all rooms of the home, including living room, dining room, kitchen and bedroom. Owner Jacopo Bell...

"Storie di emigrazione lucana" è il titolo del concorso video rivolto ai singoli studenti, a gruppi di studenti e alle classi delle scuole secondarie di secondo grado della Basilicata, organizzato dalla Commissione regionale dei Lucani all'Estero e dal Consiglio regionale della Basilicata, in collaborazione con le Consulte studentesche di Potenza e...

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church's annual Festa Italiana put out a spread of Italian dinners, snacks and desserts Saturday to raise money for Lourdes Academy. The festival, which continues Sunday, also includes carnival rides and games; arts and crafts; musical entertainment; beer, wine and frozen drinks. Sunday's hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., w...

A beloved Dodger family member and icon, a renowned international baseball ambassador, and a very important ingredient to the Dodger brand, Tommy Lasorda bleeds Dodger Blue. When the club opened the new Tommy Lasorda Italian Trattoria at Dodger Stadium, it immediately became a fan favorite.   The legendary Hall of Famer worked together with...

Reinforcing the ever-growing popularity of Italian food and winer in the United States, Italy will again dominate this year's Summer fancy Food Show.   In the Area ITALIA that extends over two floors of the Javits Center, the Italian Trade Commission will bring together an impressive range of exceptional products, all distinguished by their...

Long time partners living clandestine lives, Luigi and Vicenzo, journey through Pride Day in Napoli, forced to face a harsh reality of their lives. Italy, 2013, 4 min - Information and tickets   Date: Saturday, July 12, 2014 - Tuesday, July 15, 2014 Hours: Sat, Jul 12th 9:00 pm andTue, Jul 15th 7:15 pm Venue: DGA     Sou...