Sonia Manzano created generations of fans with her groundbreaking role as Maria on “Sesame Street,” which she retired from in 2015. The actress and writer probably added more to that total Friday night when she was honored with the Legacy for Children Award from the Children’s Discovery Museum. “There was no children’s museum when I was growing up...

Già da qualche anno la rivista INTERNI, edita da Mondadori, cerca di trasportare a New York l’energia e l’ottimismo che da 20 anni infiammano il FuoriSalone di Milano. La pietra miliare è stata celebrata proprio quest’anno, dal 3 al 15 aprile 2017, con dislocata in tre diversi punti della città di Milano: l’Università degli Studio di Milano, l’Orto...

Over the weekend, the Frank Rizzo mural in the Italian Market was defaced. Again. The three-story high depiction of the former Philadelphia mayor and police commissioner — a controversial figure whose policies many viewed as racist or fascist — is the most commonly vandalized of all Philadelphia murals, according to Mural Arts director Jane Golden,...

Frank Cortese is one of the few people who fought on both sides during World War II. He started as a sailor with the Italian navy, fighting against the Allies. After Italy surrendered, he continued as an Italian sailor fighting for the Allies. As most familiar with history remember, Italy entered the war on the side of Germany and Japan, before sur...

The fast-growing Italian luxury holding company ItalianCreationGroup is opening its first North American flagship store during the International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York City on Monday, bringing together its prestigious design firms under one roof for the first time ever. The company has acquired a stable of luxury brands over the la...

Judy Starkman, who worked as a London-based feature documentary filmmaker for networks, such as ABC, CBS, CNN, and SKY-TV, alongside several incursions in still photography and the shooting of commercials, has been constantly training her storytelling skills, from a visual and informative perspective.  She is married to Bill Lagattuta, a former awa...

Philadelphia has gotten a lot of tourist mileage out of cheesesteaks and people running up the stairs at the Museum of Art, a la Rocky Balboa. While I wouldn’t want to spoil anyone’s Philly fun, the city is packed with things to do the travel brochures often overlook. I grew up there, and go back at least a half-dozen times each year to visit famil...

Celebrare la sinergia tra il mondo del design italiano e gli Stati Uniti: questo l'obiettivo dell’evento "Material Immaterial", organizzato dal periodico italiano di design "Interni" in collaborazione con il Consolato generale d'Italia a New York. Perché se gli Stati Uniti hanno dimostrato grande interesse a investire in nuove proposte nel settore...

Ferragamo is one of the most renowned names in high fashion footwear. Born in Italy, Salvatore Ferragamo became the “shoemaker of dreams” in Hollywood, designing for films and privately for the stars. He eventually returned to Italy and built a company whose name became synonymous with quality and style. Salvatore was born in the small village of B...

Maurizio Reggiani, the director of research and development for storied Italian supercar builder Lamborghini, takes in the knife-edge lines of his latest creation, the $275,000 Huracan Performante. He is pleased. "This car represents so much of what we are," says Reggiani. "We are looking to the future." The future, these days, seems to be all abou...