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It was a fitting setting for two married Italian scientists who wanted to become U.S. citizens. At Thursday’s opening of the new U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office in Albuquerque, Milena Veneziani and Gennaro D’Angelo took the oath and became naturalized citizens. They both work at Los Alamos National Laboratory. And Thursday’s ceremo...

So you know you love mozzarella, but did you know that this formaggio fresco comes in many different shapes and forms? Discover the cheesy variety below! A typical cheese of Campania in southern Italy, mozzarella is loved and enjoyed by many throughout the world for its soft and tangy goodness. While the classic fior di latte variety made with fres...

In honor of Italian Language Week, Fondazione Italia, in collaboration with the Italian Consulate General in Los Angeles, has launched the second annual Italian Language Kids Video Contest! The Week of the Italian Language in the World is an event promoted yearly by the cultural and diplomatic network in the third week of October. It focuses on a t...

Inserire nel proprio tour europeo il luogo dove ebbe i natali il suo bis-bisnonno potrebbe avere dell’incredibile. Invece è successo che, in questo scorcio di calda estate, Perry Williams giungesse a Gualdo Tadino per capire da dove ha avuto origine una parte della sua famiglia. Perry è arrivato dagli Stati Uniti, precisamente da Scranton, Pennsylv...

It’s no easy feat to reach the Aeolian Islands, a tranquil, unspoiled archipelago north of Sicily beloved by travelers since Homeric times, but once you’ve settled into the gentle rhythms of the place, leaving is no easy feat, either. “Should I bring another bottle of wine?”  asked Enzo Anastasi. The two of us had been sitting in silence on the spa...

Reviewing a restaurant each week for Ticket magazine, I've sampled plenty of excellent food so far in 2018. That said, the hot pastrami sandwich at downtown Canton's new Salumeria di Torre Italian Deli & Market was as memorably delicious as anything I've eaten this year. I enjoyed it even more than the towering corned beef-on-rye sandwich I had in...

Around 57% of the Italian population, some 34.5 million people, are taking, or have taken, a summer holiday this year, hoteliers' association Federalberghi said on Tuesday. It said this included 26.5 million adults and eight million children and marked a 0.5% increase with respect to the 2017 season. The report said Italian people's holidays will g...

We inform our Italian nationals that “Fast it”, the online portal for consular services is now operative. Fast It (Farnesina servizi tematici per Italiani all’estero) gives the opportunity to request the AIRE registration by filling out the enrollement form online through the portal and attaching the requested documents in electronic format, thus o...

C&M Crossroads Trattoria owner Lynn Beining has seen cars lined up in Rozellville for years. The problem was most people parking their cars were planning to enjoy a meal at the historic Buck-A-Neer Supper Club, not C&M Crossroads. But Beining said she hopes a new identity for the long-running restaurant will equate to big business in tiny Rozellvil...

The 120th Tontitown Grape Festival begins Tuesday on U.S. 412 west of Springdale with an evening of carnival rides, free live entertainment and a grape stomp. The festival will continue through Aug. 11 with other activities and food highlighting the town's Italian heritage, including the festival's infamous grape ice cream. Hundreds of volunteers o...

Emilia 4, l’auto solare studiata e costruita dai ricercatori bolognesi dell’Alma Mater (in team con Scm Group, Ciri e Cineca) ha trionfato negli Stati Uniti, vincendo l’American solar challenge, la competizione mondiale riservata a veicoli solari sviluppati dalle università di tutto il mondo. Il bolide green –finanziato con i fondi europei del Por...

Congratulations to NIAF member Valeria Vescina on the publication of her new novel “That Summer in Puglia” (Eyewear Publishing), which was the Italian Day fiction debut at the prestigious FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival 2018. A tale of loss and the power of love, it has received critical acclaim. Set mostly in 1980s Puglia, it reveals the regio...