A Fort Lauderdale (Florida) è iniziata la seconda edizione della Italian Luxury Interiors. L’iniziativa - promossa da ICE Agenzia in collaborazione con Confartigianato, Cna ed Universal Marketing (agente esclusivo dell’evento) - è dedicata alle migliori proposte dell’artigianato italiano per i settori dell’oggettistica da regalo, complemento d’arre...

Rudy Zattoni stopped by the recent VFW auxiliary salad luncheon, and before he left, he came into the kitchen bearing gifts, a big bag of cukes picked from his garden. He invited us to take them home, as he said the summer had yielded quite a crop. Somebody mentioned Rudy's birthday party, held Sept. 23 and what a nice event it had been, with th...

For Wendy Snyder, La Grange resident, Brookfield native and popular radio personality at WGN Radio AM720, life isn't as much about a box of chocolates as it is a spaghetti sauce she makes from scratch. It's a family recipe, but one that includes ingredients from multiple family members, shared, sampled and perfected over time in that way that famil...

Have you ever wanted to visit the Sistine Chapel and see Michelangelo’s painted ceiling, but not yet had the opportunity to visit the Vatican? Wouldn’t it be great if, somehow, an authentic recreation of said painting could be conveniently brought to your area? For art enthusiasts and would-be travelers in New Jersey, a new art exhibit titled Up Cl...

Their famous father has made a name for himself, thanks to his acting talents that have seen him star in iconic movies such as Rambo and Rocky.  But proving they are stars within their own right, Sylvester Stallone's daughters Sistine Rose, 19, and Sophia Rose, 21, have landed themselves a stunning campaign with fashion house Dolce & Gabbana.  Clad...

He is known as the master of shade, and now 21st Century technology is shedding new light on the creative process behind Caravaggio's groundbreaking painting. "Inside Caravaggio", an exhibition that opens on Friday at Milan's Palazzo Reale, unites 20 of the Renaissance giant's most important works with X-ray and infrared images of them that offer v...

TIT FOR TAT: “Is Milan relevant in fashion? Our answer is yes,” stated Italy’s Corriere della Sera this week, reacting to a New York Times article that questioned the focus and importance of Italian designers. “No, we don’t agree [with the accusations],” said the Corriere. “Who says that quality does not mean creativity? The first cannot exclude th...

In this episode of The Italian American Podcast, we are changing it up. I will be taking you on a trip with me and we will be heading to the black hills of South Dakota to attend a ceremony where Luigi del Bianco will be named the Chief Carver of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial. We will also speak with Lou Del Bianco about the role he played i...

African asylum seekers in Italy are becoming artists — and it's not only helping them cope with the trauma they've been through but also introducing their stories to the local community. In Europe's migration crisis, Italy is ground zero. More than 500,000 migrants have arrived, mostly from sub-Saharan Africa, since 2014. Despite a smaller flow thi...

The first of four OKO Group projects plans to break ground in Miami in the coming weeks, the developer announced today, with the 649-foot Missoni Baia beginning its rise at 777 Northeast 26th Terrace in Edgewater. The 57-story luxury tower will be the first-ever branded residences from the Italian fashion and design house, Missoni. Comprised of 249...