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Maria Luisa Lapresa è il nuovo Console d'Italia a Detroit. Lapresa succede al Console Nobili che da un paio di settimane ha assunto le funzioni a Bahia Blanca.   Romana, classe 1978, Lapresa è laureata in Scienze Politiche all'Università Luiss di Roma e ha conseguito un Dottorato di Ricerca in Discipline Economiche, Aziendali e Metodi Quanti...

Ma a chi può capitare di visitare il prestigioso Computer History Museum di Mountain View, a pochi chilometri dal quartier generale Google... accompagnati da un autore doc? A noi, col gruppo dei giovani imprenditori del Sud, di cui Davide Bennato, docente all'Università di Catania e autore di "Sociologia dei media digitali" è guest star. Visita me...

By Marcy Nicholson   Italy's Lavazza is joining the ranks of Starbucks and Gevalia in the highly competitive specialty coffee section on grocery store shelves as the nearly 120-year-old roaster makes another push into the U.S. and Canadian consumer markets.   The family run business, a brand little-known by North American consumers th...

By Paul Virgo and Emily Backus   Fiat Chairman John Elkann on Thursday said Sergio Marchionne should stay on as the carmaker's CEO beyond 2015 and that the planned merger between Fiat Industrial and CNH Global NV will be completed by September. Elkann was speaking as a meeting of Exor, the Agnelli family investment company that he chairs and...

Danilo Gallinari's knee surgery wasn't as complex as anticipated, so he could return to the Denver Nuggets sooner than expected.   Gallinari tore his left ACL in a game against Dallas on April 4 and was expected to miss at least half of next season. He underwent surgery this week at the Steadman Hawkins Clinic in Vail, where he was operated...

Speaking in the margins of the Federculture national assembly, Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs Mario Giro stated that "Italy is an unwitting and sometimes reluctant cultural power. We have to change. Culture is an opportunity for economic growth in terms of exports, internationalisation and foreign investments. In order to tap that potential th...

by Kevin D'Angelo The Society of Our Lady of the Snow, a cultural nucleus of Italian-American tradition in Greenpoint / Williamsburg is marking its 125th anniversary this year. The celebration begins on Saturday, July 27th, with a 7:00PM candlelight procession, from its hall at 410 Graham Avenue to St. Francis de Paola Church. Over the next ten da...

By Linda Stasi Now that the revolting Giudices — the sleaziest duo since Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer — have finally been indicted, isn't it time for the criminally bad "Real Housewives of New Jersey" to end up in the can as well?   Well, actually it's well beyond the time. In fact, I will go the feds one better and say that even the p...

By Ashlie Walter The 25th annual West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival Pasta Cook-Off is expected to be fun for both cooks and eaters alike on Saturday in Jackson Square Parking Facility. Cook time is at 9 a.m. and taste and judging begins at noon.   Read more   Source: http://www.exponent-telegram.com  

In its sixth edition, the Festa del Libro is the popular Children's Italian Book Fair organized by the Museo Italo Americano in collaboration with several other Italian heritage associations in San Francisco.   Save the date, it's coming to Fort Mason October 5, 6 and 7 2013. Don't miss it!   Read more   Source: http://www...

Today's mom has learned to adapt to a barrage of digital computerized appliances that would have scared the daylights out of Grandma. She's the family member who sets the digital alarm clock every night and the automatic coffee maker every morning.   Today's savvy Mom carries her own smart phone and she can be located quickly. But even with...

On Sunday, October 6 at 12:30 p.m. at Verdi Square in Manhattan, Inter-Cities Performing Arts, Inc. will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Giuseppe Verdi, the renowned Italian composer and statesman. Joining the New York/New Jersey-based arts organization and its founders, Leonard and Carmela Altamura, dignitaries from the Italian and...