Named for the warm winds of the western Mediterranean, the Maserati Levante SUV is as unlikely as it is lyrical. But the initial skepticism surrounding the launch of the Italian sports car maker’s first crossover last fall has abated as the Levante has proved itself equal parts curvaceous and capable. This month Maserati is introducing two trims th...

Gallotti & Radice, the Italian furniture brand famously described as a laboratory for the imagination, launched their newest collection in the U.S. at the Mass Beverly showroom with a cocktail party on Tuesday, Oct. 17, in honor of the company’s second generation of leadership, Silvia Gallotti. Gallotti & Radice was the first company in Italy to ex...

When: Tuesday, November 21st at 6pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute, 500 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450, The exhibition will be on view through January 8, 2018 On the occasion of the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial, September 16, 2017 through January 8, 2018, the Italian Cultural Institute and the Chicago Architecture Biennial are pleased to...

Dover will bring folks back to the 1700s on Saturday Explaining what Signora Bella does is like trying to describe what it’s like to eat cake for the first time. “She walks on a slack rope, she juggles and she balances on a ball,” said Jodi Ellis, who performs as Signora Bella, The Great Italian Equilibrist. “That’s the equivalent of saying cake is...

Italian Lake Park at Third and Division streets was part of the City Beautiful Movement in 1901. It was designed by landscape architect Walter Manning of Boston. Features of the Lake include a Japanese harmony bridge and the Dance of Eternal Spring sculpture. After the lake had fallen into disrepair, in 1990 the city spent $200,000 to make repairs...

Italian design house Zagato has taken to the Tokyo motor show to reveal its IsoRivolta Vision Gran Turismo, which will star in the new Gran Turismo Sport video game. Named after the Milan-based automaker Iso, the IsoRivolta features a bespoke chassis and is powered by a 6.2-litre twin-turbo V8 from a Callaway Corvette. According to Zagato, the IsoR...

Five hundred years ago this week, Martin Luther is said to have nailed his 95 theses to the door of Wittenberg, Germany’s Castle Church, ushering in a revolt against the Roman Catholic Church. The ensuing theological demolition also involved its artwork, much of which was defaced or burned in now-Protestant areas of Europe. On the turf it managed t...

A new, Italian-flagged ocean freighter that can hold 6,700 cars now bears the name of the port that handles more cars, trucks and other “roll-on/roll-off” cargo than any other in the U.S. The Grimaldi Group’s Grande Baltimora, a 656-foot car carrier with a beam of 106 feet, was christened with a bottle of champagne on Tuesday, cracked against the s...

Simple things are the most difficult things to do really well,”says Gianluca Isaia, the creator, soul and entrepreneur of a tailoring brand that from Naples has conquered the world of male elegance. And he says this in a video that opens the workshop on the fashion and luxury industry, the third in the series “This is Italy, parts unknown”, the New...

Snaidero USA, the leader in North American imports of European kitchen cabinets, has been chosen as the kitchen supplier for the 549 ultra-luxury condos of the Brickell Flatiron, a new Downtown Miami development by Ugo Colombo’s CMC Group with architecture by Luis Revuelta. With this project, Snaidero USA continues to fulfill its mission of bringin...