According to Silvio Luigi Barile, most people don't understand the art that he's built at his pizzeria for the past 50 years -- but they like it. Silvio is an Italian World War II refugee. He moved to Michigan with his family, then opened a pizzeria and pastry shop. But the longer that Silvio lived in America, the more he felt that he had to create...

Top-flight American talent may have deserted New York Fashion Week this season, but it's still the dream for at least one up-and-coming Italian designer who made his Big Apple debut Friday. GCDS -- aka "God Can't Destroy Streetwear" -- unveiled a fun, flirty fantasy inspired by Truman Capote's novel "The Swans of Fifth Avenue" on the second day of...

High-performance sports car and fine watch enthusiasts will have an opportunity to examine rare and valuable collectibles up close during a Ferrari cruise-in, slated for Sept. 23 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at James Free Jewelers, 3100 Far Hills Ave., Kettering. The event, which is free and open to the public, is being coordinated with the Ferrari Club...

Somebody just bought the Ferrari-you-can’t-buy. Yes, a Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta sold for $10 million Saturday night at the RM Sotheby’s auction at Ferrari's Fiorano track in northern Italy. (By our calculations, 8.3 million Euros equals $9,989,340.50. We just rounded that up to $10 million.) Mama mia! That’s a record for a modern car. It’s also dou...

Italian might be known as the language of love but - far more importantly - it's also the language of food.If you're spending time in Italy, learning the words that relate to eating and drinking should be top of your to-do list. And if you're looking for an authentic Italian foodie experience, your best bet is to steer clear of chequered tablecloth...

Looking over the fall entertainment lineup for the Andiamo Celebrity Showroom in Warren, you might think the venue made an effort to solely book Italian entertainers. You’d be wrong.“It wasn’t by design,” said Joe Vicari, owner of Andiamo restaurant who doubles as a booking agent. “It was coincidental that we had some of these acts touring in this...

I recently went to Italy for one very important reason: to eat a lot of pasta. But in addition to suffering from a blissful carb coma for a few nights in a row, I learned a lot about the art of cooking pasta al dente, too. And I'm talking about legitimate cooking lessons from a trusted Italian source - Giovanni Rana, the founder of the fresh-pasta...

Italian companies Barilla, Coop and Danone Italy have formed an alliance called 'aBCD' in order to promote the importance of a healthy lifestyle, according to MarkUp. The three companies have joined forces to develop what they hope will be a long-lasting project to raise awareness about the need to maintain a good diet. While Italy is renowned for...

This weekend, Ferrari's 70th-anniversary celebrations are set to hit a fever pitch as the company opens its factory and museum doors to thousands of its loyal clients for presentations, parties, an auction and even a single-marque Concours d'Elegance.In recent weeks, a host of Ferrari rallies have been taking place across major European cities and...

Some people buy a new car, some buy a used car. Nicholas Gallman buys an interim car. That’s what Gallman called the Audi S4 he picked up two years ago. It was just a $50,000 placeholder until he could get his hands on the Alfa Romeo Giulia that hit U.S. dealers a few months ago. “From the first time I saw the concept, I just fell in love with it,”...