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Astrophysicist Marica Branchesi, whose work helped lead to the detection of gravitational waves last year, and surgeon Giuliano Testa, who led a groundbreaking trial of uterus transplants, were both honoured in the prestigious ranking. Branchesi was partly responsible for the Nobel Prize-winning detection of gravitational waves, an achievement the...

New York’s “Fearless Girl” statue that has become a global symbol of female business prowess will be moved from her spot staring down Wall Street’s bronze “Charging Bull” to a new home facing the New York Stock Exchange. And the bull, a longtime fixture and tourist attraction at the foot of Broadway, may wind up following in her footsteps. Mayor Bi...

Spring is upon us, which has us reaching toward light, fresh flavors. Aromatic and delicate, pesto is perfect for the season. While often considered to be green, the sauce goes far beyond basil. The word comes from the Italian verb pestare, or "to grind." Using a mortar and pestle, pesto is traditionally made by grinding fresh ingredients with oliv...

Standing O is toasting Joseph Caggiano, an Italian immigrant who truly made his neighborhood great. Joseph immigrated to the United States from Caggiano, Salerno, with his parents when he was 10 years old. He pursued the American dream by working hard, attending school — he played All City Soccer on the Lafayette High School team — and serving his...

Museo Italo Americano - 2 Marina Blvd, Building C - San Francisco, CA - Sunday 04/22/2018, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm. Stefania Belli of La Lingua La Vita, Italian Language and Cultural School in Todi (Umbria), which has been running since 1988, will present a lecture on “ITALIA: dove il cibo è un’arte! Throughout the history of Italy, from ancient Rome to...

Berkeley community members will be able to eat pizza from a cone at 2282 Fulton St. within the next month. Kono Pizza is a chain that offers a variety of cones, or “kones,” that range from traditional pepperoni and chicken parmesan to desserts such as Nutella and cannoli cones. Certain flavors available are also unique to location; for example, the...

The Rizzis wouldn't trade their trade for anything. They are just as true to the place they learned it — J.M. Wright Technical High School, where Anthony Rizzi graduated as a barber in 1960. Rizzi said he doesn't know what attracted him to barbering when he was a teenager at Wright Tech, where he sang with the school doo-wop group, "The Starlights....

Every autumn, when a new Podestà (mayor) was elected, the fountain flowed with celebratory free wine. Red wine streamed from one of the woman’s breasts while white wine poured from the other. The torrent of free tipples lasted for three days, and the yearly tradition continued up until the fall of the Venetian Republic. The original statue, which w...

A brother and sister who say they have strong and fond childhood food memories tied to West Haven are trying to recreate part of that with the opening of their new Italian-American restaurant and bar. Their chef and his recipes are from their old favorite restaurant — the former Lucibello’s Restaurant & Catering. Even their mom, a longtime waitress...

In un'Italia che emigra, in una generazione con la valigia in una mano e nell'altra la speranza di un futuro oltreconfine, c'è chi parte carico di strumenti e spartiti. Ci sono anche loro, i musicisti, tra i "cervelli in fuga" da un'Italia che sembra non avere più nulla da offrire a questi giovani pieni di talento e dalle enormi potenzialità che ha...

Un pomeriggio nel cuore di Manhattan con l’Organizzazione Nazionale delle Donne Italoamericane (NOIAW) per celebrare il loro 38esimo anniversario. Come ogni anno la festa si è tenuta al St. Regis Hotel, dove erano presenti più di 200 ospiti.  L’annuale incontro della NOIAW è molto importante per i contatti sociali o di affari con italoamericani di...

When: Thursday, May 10, 2018 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of New York - Organized by : ICI - Entrance : Free - The last talk of the series is with Monica Mandelli. Monica Mandelli earned a BS and MS summa cum laude in Economics and Social Science from Milan’s Università Bocconi and an MBA, with distinction, from Harva...