It's Friday, and you've got Friday things to do. Same here. But before we part ways for the weekend, we've got one thing that could fit quite perfectly into those plans of yours... It's called Old Rose, and it's a gem of a sun-drenched Italian spot, now open all day inside of the Jane Hotel.  Behind it: the team who brought us The Smile, that basem...

Luxury case goods resource Theodore Alexander will be the exclusive North American distributor for an Italian-made collection of case goods and upholstery for Medea Lifestyle 1905, a joint venture launched by its parent company Creative Home Furniture and Medea, s.r.l.  Medea Lifestyle 1905 will include 80 pieces inspired by the furnishings of Mila...

It all started with a lunch in St. Moritz with Splendid’s creative director Pamella Protzel-Scott, but last night it was the Lower East Side that got a dose of la dolce vita thanks to Margherita Missoni. The granddaughter of founders of the Italian fashion label was in town to celebrate her newest effort, a capsule collection with the Southern Cali...

You might think of Emanuele Della Valle—the former fashion executive and lifestyle entrepreneur—as the sort of guy who spends his time in the world’s most glamorous places, but to hear him tell it, nothing could be further from the truth. “I’ve been hanging out in and around Atlantic City for about 15 years,” Della Valle, who calls Manhattan home,...

As Virginia Campbell's Piano Artist Series celebrates its 35th anniversary season, the local pianist and music enthusiast is showcasing talented fellow Oklahomans as well as fan favorites from beyond the Sooner State. One of the series' most faithful featured artists, Italian pianist Cristiana Pegoraro will launch the 2017-18 season in concert at 2...

Matthew Simoncini is not just the CEO of a multibillion-dollar automotive supplier. Simoncini, of Lear Corp., is at the helm of a company that contributes millions annually in support of community efforts throughout Detroit and southeastern Michigan. Raised in East English Village on the east side of Detroit, Simoncini said his upbringing shaped hi...

Mionetto USA is proud to announce the third annual 'Pink Cork for the Cause,' in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this October. The innovative charitable program, which began in 2015, aims to drive awareness and support research. The program launches September 1 and is in effect until October 31, featuring pink corks hidden in promotional bo...

Italian culture, steeped in history and rich in artistic design, classic architecture and age-old traditions, continues to be preserved throughout the world in so many ways. But of all the contributions of beauty that Italy has shared, one of the most fascinating is the country's interpretation of the art of automobile manufacturing. It's a given t...

In this episode of The Italian American Podcast, we talk with Ray Guarini, founder of Italian Enclaves, about the memories he is creating to help preserve Italian American culture. In the Stories Segment, we hear from one of our listeners, Joseph Blanda Pintacuda Sciame, who tells us an inspiring story about going back to his ancestral village — an...

When Hope Herman Wurmfeld was 4 years old, she became fascinated by a glass of water that had turned blue with the paint she was using to make art. "It was so beautiful, I just had to drink it," she says of the liquid, which she started to sip before her mother stopped her. That was around 1938.Some 25 years later, in 1964, she became mesmerized by...