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Providence Journal Food Editor Gail Ciampa will be honored on Thursday by the Rhode Island Region of the National Organization of Italian American Women, which proclaims its mission is “to unite and connect women through Italian culture and heritage” while also celebrating the achievements of women of Italian ancestry. Also being honored at the 6 p...

Saturday, February 24, 6-8 PM EST. I Am Books - 189 North St, Boston 02113. The inspiring and irresistible true story of the women who broke barriers and finish-line ribbons in pursuit of Olympic Gold. When Betty Robinson assumed the starting position at the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam, she was participating in what was only her fourth-ever org...

Locally based firm Zimmeramn Weintraub Associates (ZWA) has completed work on Chicago’s newest steakhouse concept, Gibsons Italia. Located in the West Loop, the modern Italian steakhouse spans three levels. ZWA led a design team that included local practice Antunovich Associates and Deerfield, Illinois-based Knauer. The Milan-inspired eatery is ado...

The 275GTB seen above may be the most important example of a pure road Ferrari of the 1960’s. It is a Ferrari 275GTB Speciale, a 1 of 1 Ferrari built by Pininfarina for its founder, Battista “Pinin” Farina. The Italian design house has long been associated with Ferrari (NYSE:RACE). Pininfarina’s 1st work for the company was a Ferrari 212 Inter. In...

Brunello di Montalcino might be having a moment says Rocco Lombardo, president of the highly-regarded wine importer Wilson Daniels. The company imports some of the world's most prestigious wines, (Domaine de la Romanée-Conti and Biondi-Santi to name a few), and Lombardo, who is just 30 months into the job, will steer the company into its 40th year...

Since the first days of language, humans have been passing on stories. From the sea shanties of Cornwall to the shadow puppetry of China, from the creation tales of Hula dancing to the drama of Caribbean calypso. Sicily is no different: its puppetry, dating back to Medieval times, is famous the world over for telling tales of knights in battle. But...

Crispino’s Pizza is now open for business, with owner John Crispino serving up his New York-style pizza and classic Italian dishes at 5031 Market St.Crispino operated Crispino’s Pizza in Morehead City for seven years before deciding to sell the business and relocate to Wilmington, where he traveled twice a week to play ice hockey.

What the world needs now is another cat video. Seriously. The combination of cats and the music of Nicolo Paganini was just an idea purring in the head of violinist Augustin Hadelich until he met director Paul Glickman and animator Tam King (the team behind the animated short El Salón México). Together they've come up with Fantasia Dei Gatti (Fanta...

Sergio Giangrande sure knows how to run a parade … AND throw a party. Thanks to the enthusiastic leadership of the 2017 chairman, float, sponsorship and TV ad sales were through the roof. When all was said and done, five major sponsors had signed on in support of the festivities, and another dozen benefactors purchased 30-second introductory “vigne...

ASK ANYONE FROM CENTRAL ITALY what is distinctive about their local bread and you’re almost certain to hear the same thing: “È senza sale.” Unlike the bread baked elsewhere in the country—and the world, for that matter—“It is without salt.” But if you go on to ask someone from Tuscany, Umbria, or Marche (three central Italian regions where most tow...

Benjamin Franklin wrote in 1789 that nothing can be said to be certain except death and taxes, but now, 229 years later, we'd like to add one more item to that listing. In 2018, nothing can be said to be certain except death, taxes and Dolce & Gabbana's millennial and Generation Z obsession — because here we are, in the middle of the Spring 2018 se...

I am happy to announce that Enrico Giuseppe Mazzon now resides in New York City, right among us.  He has been creating masterful Works of Art since 1996 and it is a privilege both for Gotham’s artistic community and for the breathtaking world of high-class jewelry, of which he is also a master. I was very impressed both by his sculptures and his je...