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A night of Italian/American Poetry will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 6:00 pm in the Sodano Coffee House (D'Angelo Center Third Floor). Presented by The Italian Cultural Center, two writers will be featured: Rachel Guido DeVries and George Guida. Rachel Guido DeVries is a southern Italian American (Sicilian and Calabrese). Her latest b...

Over the next several months, Ciao Pittsburgh will be profiling successful Italian-American entrepreneurs and business owners throughout the country. We want to learn a little about their business, how they became successful, what tips they can share with our readers, and also learn a little about their Italian heritage. This month, we are featurin...

A very helpful experience especially for networking. With some disenchantment about being able to attract investors. But also with lessons learnt about how to improve. The 16 Italian startups that attended the 5-day NYC market accelerator (December 2-6) organized by VentureOutNY are back to Italy with plenty of stuff to think about and connections...

by Jonathan Lemire Bill de Blasio has been sworn in as the 109th mayor of New York City, becoming the first Democrat to occupy City Hall in nearly two decades while vowing to pursue a sweeping liberal agenda for the largest U.S. city.   De Blasio took the oath of office moments after midnight Wednesday in front of his modest Brooklyn home a...

Miss Italia Peekskill, Nadia Manginelli, age 21 from Peekskill, NY will be competing in the Miss New York USA Pageant. Miss Manginelli will be representing all Italian Americans of the Hudson Valley on January 18th and 19th at the Performing Arts Center at Purchase College. Nadia graduated from Roy C. Ketcham High School and BOCES C...

di Glauco Maggi   Si tengono convegni e si scrivono fiumi di parole sul fenomeno della "fuga dei cervelli" verso gli Stati Uniti. Un ministro della Repubblica, secondo quanto ha riferito all'Istituto Calandra il Dean Anthony Tamburri introducendo l'ultima iniziativa accademica sul tema (28 gennaio: I Giovani d'Italia, l'Italia che vive a New...

Verona, rendered famous as a city of eternal love by Shakespeare, hosts the tenth edition of Verona in Love for Valentine's Day weekend 2014, February 13th-16th. The four-day event invites couples to visit its heart-shaped outdoor market in Piazza dei Signori. The market is symbolic of Verona in Love, thanks to one photo that has garnered it inter...

Francesco Ferranti, bioingegnere trentenne di Padova, sembra ancora più giovane, uno studente magrissimo, mentre sale, emozionato, sul palco dello Stock Exchange. Qui, alla Borsa di New York, presenta la sua «start up»: l'esoscheletro ExIM, una struttura meccanica di supporto per paraplegici.   «Aveva cominciato mio padre Benito molti anni f...

The US is a wonderful country in many ways, but ask any aficionado of stylish design, and they'll tell you that craft and artistry of fine European furniture stands far above any offerings found on this side of the Atlantic.   Further still, while you'll find impressive furnishings in areas like Paris and London, many say that nothing compar...

by Shelly Bradbury A new Italian restaurant and a new raw juice bar are slated to open this spring in North Chattanooga, filling up a section of retail on Hixson Pike that's been empty for years.   Veteran Chattanooga restaurateur Nathan Lindley, who owns downtown restaurant Public House, will open the Italian eatery, Primo, in the old Gree...

Il 13 aprile, Domenica della Palme, le catacombe dei santi Marcellino e Pietro su via Casilina 641 (antica via Labicana) a Villa De Sanctis, riapriranno al pubblico. Una gran bella notizia che giunge dopo un lungo e puntuale restauro delle seconde più grandi catacombe al mondo, condotto dalla Pontificia Commissione di Archeologia Sacra e finan...

Float group applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Italian Fest Parade, to be held Saturday, Sept. 20 at 4 p.m. in Uptown Collinsville. This annual tradition embodies the spirit of Italian Fest and wraps up the festival's activities with a bang.   This year's parade theme is "EAT UP, Italian Style!" What says "Italian dinner" to yo...