Ready? In three, two, one - start singing......Maaaa....Laaaa..... Domenica Italiana......If there's an ounce of Italian in you, the next line will come easily.... Perhaps I am aging myself, or perhaps I am feeling a bit sentimental today, but out of nowhere, this song came to mind. I grew up listening to this tune by Toto Cutugno. It was released...

Non solo supereroi. A partire dal racconto dei terribili eventi dell’eccidio di Pian d’Albero, nelle colline figlinesi, per arrivare al viaggio di Shackleton, passando per le strisce settimanali per sorridere e pensare alla vita quotidiana, l’artista e disegnatore Pierpaolo Putignano si avvale del fumetto per raccontare storie di persone normali, c...

Ferretti Yachts has celebrated its 50th anniversary in Venice, reflecting the city's seafaring history as well as its art and its beauty. For the occasion, the Italian Navy and Air Force also joined in the event. Ferretti CEO Alberto Galassi called Venice "the most beautiful city in the world". "We're here not only because we believe Italian boatin...

Tommy Baker, Owner and President of Baker Motor Company, with award-winning dealerships in Charleston, S.C. and Wilmington, N.C., announced today that the company has completed the purchase of Rick Hendrick Alfa Romeo of North Charleston. The franchise will now operate as Alfa Romeo of Charleston and has officially opened its doors as a Baker Motor...

The annual Amerivespa Rally is always a great scooter event! But anyone who has ever attended an Amerivespa knows that it isn't about the scooters it's about the people! Amerivespa brings Scooterati together from all over America and the world. Some are old friends that have known each other for years and some are great friends that we just met! We...

Dalla via Emilia al West, storia di un fantasioso e talentuoso gruppo, circa una sessantina di persone, che una trentina d'anni fa gareggiava con i «carretti» (i bolidi fatti in casa assemblando rottami di ogni genere, da passeggini rotti a bici inservibili) buttandosi a tutta velocità per le discese attorno a Castel San Pietro, nel Bolognese. E ch...

Pairing food with wine can be daunting. On the one hand, there’s science. Those who take that route will pore over acid matches and all that. But in the simplest terms, the best way to pair foods and wines is to remember one helpful rhyme: what grows together goes together. Translation? Eat foods grown and prepared in the same geographic areas as y...

The lambent new tower of art galleries Rem Koolhaas and his Rotterdam-based firm, OMA, have designed for the Prada Foundation is a chameleon. From the east, the elevation presents a slim, unadorned, milk-white concrete block, nine stories high, punctured by loggias — a signpost, like the traditional village bell tower, rising above a low, scruffy n...

This August the RM Sotheby’s Monterey sale will be featuring an extremely rare Maserati A6G/2000 Zagato Berlinetta from 1956. Originally intended for racing, the A6G/2000 was completely hand-built at the time, requiring the coachbuilders at Zagato to hand-hammer each of its aluminum panels. Powered by an alloy 2-liter, inline-six engine, this parti...

The ingredients in a classic 1970s Martini commercial were pretty simple: a bunch of beautiful people on a yacht, the glittering Mediterranean and a soaring orchestra. As the jingle reached its climax – ‘It’s the bright one, the right one. It’s Martini’ – no­-one doubted that this was one of the most glamorous lifestyle brands around. But arch­-riv...