Galleria Ca’ d’Oro announces the opening of their additional Miami gallery at MIAMI IROSIDE situated in the historic Upper Eastside’s neighborhood. Ironside is a vibrant, multidisciplinary urban center envisioned by developer and designer Ofer Mizrahi – composed of showrooms, studios, and co-working spaces that include a diverse group of architects...

On December 5th 1906, Lina Cavalieri gave tenor Enrico Caruso a passionate kiss in front of an astounded audience, caught completely by surprise by the opera singer’s intense gesture. After that, “the most beautiful woman in the world”, as fans called her, also became “the kissing primadonna”: that “coup de théâtre” on the stage of New York’s Metro...

I got to do this summer what all Italian Americans dream of.  I visited Italy and met for the first time, my Italian relatives. I have talked about this on our blog and the podcast and detail the trip in my forthcoming book 40 Days in Italy con la mia Famiglia – but nothing can explain these moments like a video. So the video above is a glimpse int...

Italy — with more culture, crowds and chaos per square kilometer than anywhere else in Europe — is most enjoyable when you're up-to-date on its sightseeing and infrastructure news. Here's the latest: As in other European cities, Florence is beefing up security these days. Visiting some major museums — such as the Accademia (with Michelangelo's Davi...

It was 12 March 1947 when Enzo Ferrari revved up the engine of the 125 S, the first car to bear his name. The history of the modern Ferrari began with that test drive on the roads around Maranello. What was then a small factory born from a dream – to create an exclusive racing car in a country that was rising from the ashes of war – has over the ye...

The Soave Automotive Group is proud to announce the acquisition of the Alfa Romeo franchise from the Overland Park Alfa Romeo, Overland Park, Kansas. In acquiring Alfa Romeo, Aristocrat Motors will pair it with Maserati, another Fiat Chrysler of America brand which they currently represent. The franchise will be part of the Aristocrat Motors dealer...

In honor of the Cherry Blossom Festival, Via Umbria is hosting a series of three Italian Dinner Parties: March 23rd through March 25th, with cherries infused into every dish. Grab a seat at Via Umbria's communal table in their Laboratorio Kitchen. There's a single fixed menu each night (with a vegetarian offering possible with advance request) and...

Just outside the northern city of Milan, a very colourful tourist attraction is taking shape. The city is set to get Italy's very first tulip field this month - and visitors can take the flowers home to keep. The enormous field, which has the aim of becoming "the happiest place in Milan", will showcase 250,000 tulips of 183 different varieties acro...

The Sons of Italy Braintree Ladies' Lodge, 161 King Hill Road, will host its annual fashion show from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 23. The theme will be Focus on Spring, with fashions from Caryn's Corner, of Quincy, modeled by club members and local celebrities, including Shannon Driscoll of Project Prove, ADA Director Kristin Zechello and local columni...

Let’s start with a definition of “industrial design,” by Argentinian-born, Milan-based, painter, designer and philosopher, Tomás Maldonado: “Industrial design is a creative activity whose aim is to determine the formal qualities of objects produced by industry. These formal qualities are not only the external features but are principally those stru...