Baker Motor Co. has added a famed Italian luxury nameplate to its West Ashley car lineup, giving it 14 brands of high-end automobiles. The acquisitive 30-year-old dealership announced Friday it purchased Rick Hendrick Alfa Romeo of North Charleston. Terms of the sale were not disclosed. The acquired franchise now operates as Alfa Romeo of Charlesto...

Bertazzoni, the family-owned Italian manufacturer of award-winning kitchen appliances, has launched entirely new models to its Professional and Master Series. What's more, the company has completed its full kitchen suite with new refrigerator and dishwasher products. The products are now available for purchase nationwide throughout the United State...

The weaving of plant fibres is one of humanity’s most ancient activities, and takes inspiration from nature and has been used over time to create a wide variety of containers and hats that protect against the sun’s glare. In Signa in 1714, Domenico Michelacci, known as Bolognino, began to cultivate 'grano marzuolo', a variety of wheat with small ea...

Ermenegildo Zegna is a powerhouse in Italian luxury menswear. Superb textiles, impeccable tailoring, and inspired management have propelled the privately held 108-year-old firm to the head of its league, making it not only a global force with approximately 7,000 employees and 500 retail outposts in more than 60 countries but one of the best express...

Italian olive maker Ficacci is launching “Take Eat”, a new pack of chilled fresh olives ready to be eaten for a snack as it seeks to expand its distribution in North America. Speaking on the sidelines of the IDDBA show in New Orleans, export manager David Dottorinipresented its new offer for the US market, where educating buyers to the color and ta...

In his 1865 book about the history of the local Grue family – which between the 17th and 19th centuries included many fine maiolica painters – expert Gabriello Cherubini wrote about the famous ceramics traditionally produced in Castelli, a beautiful medieval town in the province of Teramo: “It is a small town in the area of Teramo in Abruzzo, found...

Join 3 Cares and Connecticut Children’s Medical Center at the 18th Annual Concorso Ferrari and Friends event on June 23rd and June 24th from 10:00 AM-3:00 PM on LaSalle Road in West Hartford. This event celebrates all makes and models of Italian automobiles—from vintage Alfa Romeos, Fiat and Lamborghinis to the supercars of Ferrari, Pagani and Mase...

Turin, Italy – Two Italian stallions loaded with horsepower are gearing up to join the global SUV game – long after their competitors already have. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV’s five-year plan for its Maserati and Alfa Romeo brands envisions big moves into the luxury space dominated by their German rivals. It’s a critical move for the Italian-Amer...

A bike and a few beers are all some need for a summer outing, and Peroni Nastro Azzurro and Martone Cycling Co. are helping to set them on their way. The limited-edition Martone for Peroni bicycle is a first for the Italy’s top-ranked beer. The 50-cm. step-through two-wheeler has a sleek white frame with a seat and rubber wheel treads in Peroni’s s...

L’Italia a Hollywood è il titolo della mostra al Museo Ferragamo, aperta dal 24 maggio 2018 al 10 marzo 2019. L’Italia a Hollywood esplora il periodo che va dal 1915 al 1927, cioè gli anni che Salvatore Ferragamo trascorse in America prima di fare ritorno in Italia. E si tratta di anni che furono cruciali, perché videro il passaggio del testimone c...