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di Andrea Cuomo   Una bella responsabilità per Vias Imports Ltd che, fondata nel 1983 da Fabrizio Pedrolli, oggi chairman, ha contribuito a cambiare l'approccio dei consumatori americani nei confronti del vino in generale e del vino italiano in particolare.   «Quando abbiamo iniziato - ricorda Pedrolli - se volevamo far degustare i no...

  Anyone who travels will most likely agree that the best restaurants are those that are known mainly by local residents. These small eateries where the owner is often the chef survive on reputation so the food is prepared with personal passion. The Aurora Area Convention and Visitors Bureau is trying to discover these best-kept secrets by ho...

Olivia Palermo was born on this day, February 28, in 1986. Born in Manhattan’s ritzy Upper East Side, Olivia shot to stardom after being cast on MTV’s ‘The City’ and has since turned from reality TV star to a widely admired fashion and style guru.   Olivia spent her early years growing up in between Greenwich, C...

Si è svolta oggi, domenica 22 marzo, a Roma nella sede di Palazzo Firenze, l'Assemblea Straordinaria dei Soci della Società Dante Alighieri – presieduta dal Presidente facente funzione Gianni Letta e dal Vicepresidente Paolo Peluffo - convocata per l'elezione del nuovo Presidente. Durante le operazioni di voto sono stati espressi 19012 voti. Sono...

Mario Marazziti, co-founder of the World Coalition against the Death Penalty, will talk about his recent book on the inhumanity and irrationality of the death penalty in the US with Cesare Romano, Loyola Law School Los Angeles (moderator), Sarah Haley, UCLA Gender Studies, Sean Kennedy, Federal Public Defender, Central District of California, and S...

In 2014, Italy's photovoltaic plants park is the third biggest in the world, after Germany and China and before USA and Japan. This is what emerges from ANIE Rinnovabili's report which underlines that in Italy there are 648,183 photovoltaic systems for a total power of 18,325 MW, about 15% of the world global solar energy production. ANIE Rinnovab...

The windows at 160 Greenwich Ave. are popping with color, as the name Leggiadro -- Italian for "light and airy" -- was recently painted in a cheerful pink, heralding a new women's clothing store known for its bright colors.   The store, which is set to open in early May, marks the 14th Leggiadro location in the country, and will be swiftly f...

di Mauro Battocchi   Perchè Silicon Valley fa crescere le startup tecnologiche più e meglio di altre aree del mondo? Come può l'Italia trarre vantaggio dalla forza di questo straordinario ecosistema? Quali progetti d'impresa hanno maggiori probabilità di attecchire e avere successo in terra californiana? Che cosa hanno costruito gli imprendi...

June 7, 2015, Sunday 11:00 AM - 7:00 PMEast Passyunk Avenue - 1601 E Passyunk AvenuePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania 19148Filitalia International & Foundation Presents La Festa Della Repubblica – Italian National Day, which will be held on Sunday, June 7, 2015. 11am-7pm Rain or Shine This wonderful event will be located in South...

Last Sunday (June 7th), my friends and I joined members of the Società di San Cono in Williamsburg, Brooklyn for the Feast of San Cono, patron saint of Teggiano, Salerno. Starting from the society's clubhouse at 231 Ainslie St., the procession meandered through the neighborhood to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, where we celebrated Mass in Italian...

by Anthony Borrelli   A place to smoke a cigar, relax by playing cards with the guys and drink a glass of wine. In the early years of the 20th century, local Italian American immigrants who were among the throngs who came to this country needed to look no further for a place to unwind than at the Sons of Italy lodge.   This was a...

by Jaime DeLage   After a year off to reorganize and a year away in Shoreview, the fledgling Festa Italiana is returning to Harriet Island this weekend.   The first Festas were held on Harriet Island in September 2011 and 2012, but miserable weather the second year convinced organizers to move their event to midsummer. The lack of sum...