The Indianapolis 500 is, in the words of the famous Italian writer Alessandro Baricco, truly a “legend”. It has become stuff that dreams are made of for generations of Americans and Italians alike, for more than 100 years, thanks to our common passion for cars and races. The Indy 500 is a tradition and, indeed, a symbol: strongly grounded in realit...

Da Avezzano ad Albany (NY), passando per Roma, Frosinone, L'Aquila. La storia di Riccardo Iafrate è quella di un ragazzo ambizioso e determinato, capace di raggiungere i suoi obiettivi e di inseguire i propri sogni spinto dal desiderio di avventura, di crescita e da una forza di volontà invidiabile. Disponibile, sicuro, maturo: dopo diversi anni ne...

Philadelphia Eagle alumnus Joe Pagliei has released his debut book, titled Joe Pagliei: The Roast Master. A real-­life Zelig, Joe’s story begins during the Depression Era, in a humble steel-­mining town in Western Pennsylvania where he lived under the same roof as the local neighborhood numbers runner. From that colorful beginning, Joe went on to l...

A Montgomery County Italian restaurant long-beloved by the community is getting even more acclaim, thanks to a star customer -- Alex Ovechkin. Ovie has been singing praises for Mama Lucia and their Chicken Parmigiana. He has eaten their Chicken Parm -- with pasta, Italian bread and four sauces before every home game since his rookie year on the tea...

Legendary Nantucket football coach Vito Capizzo, who led the Whalers in decades of Island Cup rivalry games against the Vineyard, died May 17. He was 78. His death was announced on Facebook by his son Scott Capizzo. “He was a legend, a living legend,” former Vineyard football coach Don Herman said of his friend and longtime rival. Mr. Capizzo coach...

In the attempt to be No. 1, Mike Candrea started his No. 2 pitcher in Sunday’s NCAA regional final. Boom. Home run I. Boom. Home run II. Boom. Home run III. “It was pretty great,” said Mississippi State catcher Mia Davidson, who hit the second home run. “(Sarai Niu) hit one that hasn’t landed yet.” This wasn’t a February freebie against Montana or...

On Saturday, June 2, 2018, Italian Americans have an opportunity to celebrate their heritage and Chicago’s rich baseball history through a screening of the Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum Award-winning film, Italian American Baseball Family at the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre in Arlington Heights. The 2016 American Community Survey...

Le statistiche parlano chiaro. Un turista americano spende in media 5.000 euro per un viaggio di una settimana in sella a una bicicletta. Una spesa paragonabile, tra le spese per passatempi, solo a quella dedicata al golf. Questi dati (e una grande passione personale) devono aver pesato nella decisione di Beppe Salerno, torinese, 46 anni, di ciment...

Domenica 3 giugno 2018 si celebra la XV Giornata Nazionale dello Sport, una grande festa aperta a tutti che si svolge ogni anno dal 2003, la prima domenica di giugno. Una giornata all’insegna di chi ama e pratica lo sport e della promozione di tutte le discipline sportive coinvolte, con eventi e manifestazioni in molti Comuni italiani e da quest’an...

Ferrero Group today announced at the Consulate General of Italy in New York that registration is still open for the first annual "Italy Run By Ferrero" to celebrate Festa della Repubblica (Italian National Day). Hosted in partnership with the renowned New York Road Runners (NYRR), the world's premier community running organization, the five-mile re...