Ciao from Rome, welcome to the #107 magazine of We the Italians! Summer is ending, everybody came back to work here in Italy and joined us, who never stop, never cease to explore and promote Italy in/to/for the US. It's still early for details, and we’ve got a lot of work to do, but I'm glad to announce that just yesterday we signed an important ag...

A restaurant centered on family-style Italian dining will open this fall in Boston’s North End. Table by Jen Royle (445 Hanover St., Boston) will operate more like a family dining room than a restaurant, with dinner served Tuesday through Saturday, brunch on Sundays, and a convivial atmosphere where people can come in and make friends, owner Jen Ro...

Like all great builders, Don Chiofaro wants to see how high he can go. Rocking on the bow of a harbor ferryboat as the sun sets, he points to the horizon, between Rowes Wharf and the Custom House Tower, and describes the tallest project the Boston waterfront has ever seen. His olive-green baseball cap, atop a full head of white hair and a permanent...

A longtime Boston chef will revisit his roots during a six-month residency in Boston’s South End. Chef Tony Susi, most recently of Capo, will bring his Italian food prowess to Wink & Nod (3 Appleton St., Boston) with Ripasso, an “Italian pub,” taking his place as the South End bar’s next culinary incubatee. Susi takes the reins from Louis DiBiccari...

San Gennaro approda negli States, grazie alla Saint Gennaro Foundation of Boston, ente no profit, presieduta da Pasquale Trotta, e rappresentata in Italia, per i rapporti con la Santa Sede e le altre istituzioni religiose, da Antonio Grilletto, che ha fatto realizzare in Italia un busto di bronzo dorato del Santo ispirato a quello venerato presso l...

"You wanna be startin' somethin', you gotta be startin' somethin'," sang Michael Jackson on the album Thriller. Well, here we go startin' somethin'. Last week we announced we were working on IDEA Boston, an Italian-inspired festival that will take place on Nov. 2-3. Now we are ready to share with you our program and the amazing speakers we have lin...

Italy is the source of some of the finest delights our senses can enjoy: espresso, pizza, pasta, gelato, wine and much more! For this reason, there are many “Little Italys” outside the motherland that bring together what we love about one of the star models of European quality. Who doesn’t love phenomenal coffee, incredible food and wonderful compa...

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Rep. Michael Capuano has been a progressive presence in Congress for nearly 20 years. Known as much for his staunch — and vocal — advocacy in Washington, D.C., as his record of securing funding for projects back home, Capuano has enjoyed high popularity in the deeply liberal 7th District. He’s now facing the challenge of his congressional career fr...

Jerry Krase has spent nearly fifty years visiting and photographing dozens of places in America and a few foreign cities that boasted about having an identifiable Italian neighborhood. From Boston and New York City to Portland, Maine and Wilmington, Delaware. He discovered they shared many visual characteristics and made similar claims about their...