Fratelli Rossetti has kept the art of craftsmanship close to its core and at the forefront of its product design. To continue this dedication to artisanship, the company created the New Artisan project, an initiative that strives to shine a spotlight on young talent and companies who share its passion for crafting handmade goods. Since the effort l...

State Senator Joseph Pennacchio says, “Montville is my home.”  After close to 30 years of living in Montville Township, Pennacchio moved to Rockaway to downsize, but his love for Montville Township drew him back. He has wonderful memories of his children growing up in the town, and he missed his many friends.  Tom Mazzaccaro, former director of the...

Alfa Romeo will reveal the full lineup of the 2018 Stelvio SUV at the 2017 New York International Auto Show. First seen only in range-topping Quadrifoglio trim at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the Stelvio is the brand’s first SUV since the Matta military off-roader of the 1950s.The Stelvio and Stelvio Ti will form the base of the nameplate’s lineup in...

This week, the White House released the first official portrait of the first lady, Melania Trump, currently displayed on her government web page. Though the picture at first seems bland enough, it is worth a second look — both for the image itself and for what Mrs. Trump chose to wear to represent the country for posterity. A black tuxedo jacket wi...

The legendary Mille Miglia race, from Brescia to Rome and back, has a handful of anniversaries to remember this year. Firstly, the 90th anniversary of its first edition, held on March 26th and 27th, 1927. Secondly, it’s 70 years from resuming the competition after the Second World War, on June 22nd, 1947, after a five-year interruption from 1941 to...

Columbia University is set to unveil two new buildings in a campus expansion designed by Italian architect Renzo Piano. The new campus, located in the Manhattanville (or West Harlem) neighborhood in New York, is the university’s largest expansion in 100 years. Columbia hopes that the Manhattanville expansion will allow for a greater integration of...

My first trip out of North America was to Italy. I was in college and my (overly kind) mother booked us a 10-day trip through Venice, Florence and Rome. Sure, I had seen plenty of movies, but I still didn’t know what to expect when I arrived in Italy for the first time. In fact, it is probably those very movies that color so many expectations for f...

Fiat Chrysler (FCAU) is injecting life back into Italian luxury cars. For people who can’t afford Ferraris and Lamborghinis, Alfa Romeo and Maserati will offer a far bigger presence in the U.S. this year with new SUVs and premium sedans. The two Fiat Chrysler-owned brands, which are running on an influx of cash from their parent company, are lookin...

There are two things that Italians do better than anyone else: pasta and sauce. And while we Americans can re-create all the homemade pasta and classic Italian sauces we want at home, there's one technique that you can only learn in Italy, and that's how much sauce you should add to your pasta. I learned this tip firsthand while eating countless pl...

The Cadillacs and of Chryslers of Detroit's exuberant heyday in the late 1950s, with their high tail fins and low, wide bodies, owe a small debt to Italian car designers, according to an exhibition called “Crossroads, the US-Italy intersection from post-war to the economic boom,”at Turin's car museum the Museo dell'Automobile. The show explores the...