The story of Salvatore Ferragamo and the eponymous fashion empire this son of Italy’s south built in the first decades of the 20th century shows you where sheer will can take you. In Salvatore’s case, and that of the close-knit clan that has since followed in his footsteps, talent and vision, energy and hard work, and a relentless drive for excelle...

Our country is known and appreciated all over the world for the exceptional value of some figures that have characterized recent history. One of the best known is Renzo Piano, one of the most active and prolific architects in the world. Italian Traditions will lead you on the discovery of this important figure for Italian and world architecture. We...

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...

When Italian-born Ettore Bugatti would go to work as a car manufacturer, he would do so on horseback. The maker of high-performance cars would incorporate his love of horses right in front of the car he would make. The grill is still shaped like a horseshoe. "Horses, horsepower seemed to be a winning combination," said Alan Rosenblum, who owns two...

Dane is joined ‘on the road’ with the General Manager of Italian Village, Joe Deininger, to talk about celebrating 91 years for The Italian Village, Chicago specific Italian foods and their 21st Annual Ferrari Fest coming up this weekend. The Fest showcases 40 to 60 Ferrari’s in a family fun atmosphere with delicious Italian food. All money made at...

When you tell Carla Sozzani that fashion people, those elusive creatures, rarely find their way to Manhattan’s South Street Seaport neighborhood, where the latest edition of her landmark shop, 10 Corso Como, opens on September 6, she is undaunted. “They will come! It will be a destination! I love that this area is so historic and so near the water—...

Sunday September 9 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT. Lawn Terrace Adjacent to the Graduate Physics Building, Stony Brook University, 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY. Admission: free; open to the public. Sponsored by Center for Italian Studies at Stony Brook University. Annual Celebration of Italian Vehicle Excellence and Beauty: A display of "art forms on...

Last May, Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition, the longest running award of its type, celebrated in Orlando, FL its 25th anniversary. This milestone was commemorated with a delicate 8 minutes film called ”Timeless Tiles: The Italian Legacy” directed by Francesca Molteni with the contribution of architectural historian Fulvio Irace; the documentary p...

Historically viewed as a craft of the poor, tied essentially to the tools of peasant art, hand printed Romagna fabrics have an uncertain date of birth. As the oldest documents do not go further back than the first decades of the 19th century, it is assumed that Romagna hand printed fabrics were being made before that.

On Aug. 12, Tuscan Brands will host the sixth annual Concorso Italiano car show at its flagship location in Salem. Hosted by Tuscan Brands founder and owner, Joe Faro, the automobile showcase will feature European luxury cars including Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Porsches, McLarens and Maseratis, which will be on display at the Tuscan Village Piazza, t...