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"Promuovere gli scambi commerciali è da sempre uno dei principali obiettivi della missione diplomatica americana in Italia. È stato così fin dal nascere del nostro Consolato di Napoli nel 1796. Oggi i rapporti economici tra i nostri due Paesi sono migliorati molto e le esportazioni italiane verso gli Usa ammontano a circa 36 miliardi di euro". Così...

In the fall of 2012, I saw the promo on PBS and it looked pretty interesting.  It was for an upcoming documentary, “Paesani: Italian Culture in Northeast Pennsylvania” which would air on Saturday evening.  Being a grandson of 4 Italian immigrants, I naturally had an interest in the subject so I decided to give it a shot. The program was a joy!  It...

It may not do away with the HIV-virus entirely, but the Italian discovery of the Tat protein “brings us closer to the eradication of the virus and promises to improve the lives of millions of patients,” says Barbara Ensoli, researcher of Higher Institute of Health (ISS) that discovered the protein vaccine more than 20 years ago. The discovery reach...

The Little Italy Lodge OSIA #2286 Foundation, Inc. will be awarding educational scholarships totaling $12,000 (two for $4,000; two for $2,000) for the 2019-2020 academic year. Awards assist individuals of Italian descent in furthering their education. Eligible Little Italy Lodge members, their spouses, and specific family members may apply. Applica...

Prime 1024 is the newest and biggest 18-karat setting on the Gold Coast. It dazzles. This high-ceiling, silver-and-gray-hued extravaganza combines Long Island’s two favorite cuisines, Italian and steakhouse, with flamboyance, stylish appointments and enough glitzy chandeliers to illuminate Northern Boulevard. It’s an opulent mashup, as large as an...

The University of Notre Dame's decision to cover murals that commemorate the arrival of Christopher Columbus to the New World, can readily be debated as a point of history about an Italian navigator whose genius and grit changed mankind forever…and ultimately for the better.  Instead, let’s look at the murals as art.  Art, it seems, is more sacred...

A new film that celebrates the rich history of Italian and European company museums and archives has been released by Museimpresa, the association that curates and promotes them. NEWMUSEUM(S) dives into company archives and museums by talking to museum directors, curators, experts, architects, artists, musicians, and creatives that have contributed...

Dear ICS Friends, wWe are pleased to invite you to Festa di Carnevale 2019, organized in collaboration with Le D.I.V.E. and Italians in DC. The band i-Talians will perform a fun concert, while the kids will be entertained with arts and crafts. Our little students will join the band for a special Italian song and a presentation in Italian on traditi...

Celebrating 41 years of Italian Americans in sports, the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame hosted its annual star-studded Induction and awards gala on Nov. 3 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. With 700 guests on hand, the NIASHF welcomed the all-star class of 2018, which included Rocco B. Commisso, owner and chairman of the New York Cosmos;...

As major motorcycle manufacturers around the world grapple with a new era of EVs, Ducati could be the next to roll out an electric motorcycle. That’s according to the company’s CEO who just confirmed Ducati’s commitment to developing a production electric motorcycle. While Ducati doesn’t currently have any production electric motorcycles to its nam...

Il sentiero dei limoni in Costiera Amalfitana è entrato nella top ten dei sentieri più belli e suggestivi d’Italia. Il percorso, che unisce Maiori a Minori e che può proseguire a piacimento fin su a Ravello, è entrato nella guida Travel 365, sito degli amanti della natura, delle passeggiate e i panorami mozzafiato. La guida ha  raccolto i migliori...

When your grandparents bring you up, getting cured with peculiar medical remedies is as natural as getting double portions on your dinner plate because you’re the youngest. We all got warm milk, honey and a drop of rum when we had a bad cough, and eating eggs was certainly forbidden if we were taking antibiotics. My grandmother, as many others from...