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Italian automaker Lamborghini is gearing up to provide a handful of aspiring racers the ride of their life. The Pilota Lamborghini will take place April 7-9 in Las Vegas for eight select participants, who will hone their racing skills in preparation for the real thing. As consumer interest turn toward the experiential, track experiences will prove...

When an Italian mother and a Roman chef are in the kitchen of a new restaurant, you know it's going to be good. That is what's going on at Pax Romana, which opened in downtown White Plains in early February.   The owner's mother is often in the kitchen preparing her lasagna and helping the chef with their fresh homemade dishes, and the chef,...

It's Friday night in Chelsea and the women with beautifully gelled eyebrows and sequin boleros are flagging down the salami cart. This isn't a euphemism: In the gleaming dining rooms of La Sirena, the latest restaurant from celebrity chef Mario Batali and his partner Joe Bastianich, there's a roving antipasti station delivering piles of olives, ch...

Goffredo Palmerini è l'Ambasciatore degli abruzzesi nel mondo ma è soprattutto un instancabile appassionGoffredo Palmeriniato di storie di emigrazione italiana, vicende dalle quali non si può né si deve prescindere per una comprensione globale della cultura del nostro paese.   Recentemente è stato presentato a L'Aquila il suo ultimo libro "L...

A state maritime museum in Christopher Columbus' birthplace of Genoa is challenging a Florence library to be the custodian of the recently returned 1493 letter in which the explorer described his voyages to Spanish royals. Maria Paola Profumo, the director of the Galata Sea Museum, told The Associated Press on Friday she wants to put the lette...

by Maria Garcia   Large or small, the vast majority of film festivals are international. A few are regional, but rarely is there one devoted entirely to movies from a single country. That is what makes "Open Roads: New Italian Cinema" so unusual. This one-week festival, in its 16th year, screens at the Walter Reade Theater in New York City J...

On June 1, 2016 our honorable Consul General of Italy in Miami, Gloria Bellelli hosted a private reception at the Coral Gables Country Club for the Italian community in Miami to celebrate La Festa della Repubblica, known in English as Italian National Day.   This is national holiday in Italy, formally acknowledged on June 2, that commemorate...

«Chi siamo? Da dove veniamo?»: uno dei popoli più giovani del mondo prova a risolvere i dubbi esistenziali andando indietro nel tempo. Tra gli americani è boom di "viaggi genealogici": assetati di storia, vengono a tuffarsi nel passato dei borghi piemontesi, liguri e lombardi. Sonia Speroni, 42 anni, imprenditrice turistica genovese (trapiantata a...

Date & Time: Friday, August 19, at 8PMWhere: The Stoneham Theatre, 395 Main Street, Stoneham, MACost: Only $42, checks made payable to OSIARSVP: Dr. Dean Saluti, 617-285-6565 or djsaluti@aol.comParking: Free parking on the street and at city lots   Don't Miss the "O Sole Trio" Performance at the Stoneham Theatre. "A Grand Lodge OSIA...

Altomonte's, an Italian deli and gourmet shop that has been in business in Warminster since 1982, opened a second store this year in Doylestown, in a building that was recently a car dealership. Though it's not Eataly, Mario Batali's 50,000-square-foot marketplace in New York City, Altomonte's new store does have a few things in common with that fa...

Eataly Boston is still on track for a late 2016 opening, and it's been a long time coming. Back in November 2013, news first came out that the Eataly team (which includes the B&B Hospitality Group — Joe Bastianich, Lidia Bastianich, and Mario Batali) had been eyeing Boston real estate for more than a year, including spots in the Quincy Market a...

by Rachel Holly   Rain or shine, there was a prize at the end of the finish line. And that was the motivation of the nearly 100 runners who chose to brave Mother Nature's rainy wrath Sunday and put their best foot forward at the 13th annual Run for the Cannoli at the St. Mauro's Festival. The race is one of the highlights of the de...