With nearly 5,000 miles of coastline, Italy has countless beaches up and down the boot as well as its magnificent islands. Here are seven worth exploring for the Mediterranean seascapes as well as the surrounding areas: Cala Corsara, Spargi island (Sardinia) The Maddalena archipelago, a cluster of islands off the coast of northern Sardinia, has lon...

Popstar LP, the Italian-American singer and song-writer Laura Pergolozzi, will be the guest star of the closing concert of the 21st Notte della Taranta music festival, Europe's largest traditional music event, to be held on August 25 in Melpignano, near Lecce. The announcement was made at a press conference in Lecce at the headquarters of lender Ba...

Burrata was born in Apulia, more precisely in Andria, almost by chance: and thanks for that! We were in the mid-1950s when, because of a heavy snowfall, Lorenzo Bianchino couldn’t go and sell hismilk so, in an attempt not to waste it, he decided to use it to make something new, using the same methodstraditionally employed to produce manteca, that d...

Regine delle "stories" a loro insaputa. Tanto belle da essere le più fotografate, condivise, ammirate: le spiagge italiane dominano incontrastate l'estate social, tanto da essere fra le più apprezzate e taggate su Instagram. A raccontarlo è il portale Holidu, motore di ricerca per case vacanza, che ha realizzato uno studio per capire quali fossero...

Italy’s riches extend to its 7600-kilometer coastline where you can find dozens of beaches with such lavish beauty it's hard to decide which one to choose. Here are seven of these spectacular coastal havens—ranging from north to south and to the islands of Sicily and Sardinia— that offer unforgettable seascapes and often surroundings that are as me...

Sono l’alter ego delle Bandiere Blu per i comuni rurali. Come quei vessilli azzurri certificano i migliori tratti di mare in base a una quantità di parametri ambientali, le Spighe Verdi sottolineano l’attenzione al territorio, alla qualità della vita, all’agricoltura e alla sostenibilità (anche quando, in certi casi, vengano assegnate a località ma...

In occasione della presenza, a Molfetta, dei vertici della Società Madonna dei Martiri di Hoboken, cui fa riferimento la comunità molfettese nel New Jersey, mercoledì 18 luglio, alle 19, nella sala conferenze del Museo Diocesano di Molfetta, si terrà l’incontro “L’importanza delle radici per i molfettesi d’America”. Interverranno il presidente dell...

Members and friends of the Comitati delle Due Sicilie USA met up at Panzerotti Bites (235 Smith St.) in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn this week for an enjoyable evening of food and fellowship. Warmly welcomed by owners Vittoria and Pasquale, our hungry little troop settled in the cozy shop with open kitchen and patio seating, and perused the wide selec...

Giuseppina Projetto, born on March 20th, 1903 and dubbed the "grandmother of Italy", became Europe's oldest living person last December, and was the world's second oldest person when she died at home last Friday. She had said eating chocolate every day and keeping positive were the keys to her long life. Now Maria Giuseppa Robucci, known locally as...

Virgin Galactic and a pair of Italian companies today signed a framework agreement aimed at bringing Virgin Galactic’s launch system to a future spaceport in the heel of Italy’s “boot.” The suborbital space launch system would be based at Taranto-Grottaglie Airport, which Italian public-private partners aim to turn into a spaceport. Although the co...