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The Criminal Crowd and Other Writings on Mass Society is the first English collection of writings by Italian jurist, sociologist, cultural and literary critic Scipio Sighele. Sighele is largely responsible for providing post-unification Italy with a new outlook on issues ranging from the blurring line between individual and collective accountabilit...

Legislation to eliminate Columbus Day as a state holiday was sent to a state House committee on Monday and just never came back. House Bill 1231 was drafted by Rep. Adrienne Benavidez, D-Adams County, and it had narrowly survived a vote in the House Local Government Committee earlier this session. At that lengthy hearing, the Italian American commu...

Una carriera iniziata con gli studi americani al Boston College per poi rientrare in Italia e occuparsi delle aziende di famiglia. Marco Petrini, umbro di nascita, dal 2000 è presidente dell’azienda Monini North America, la storica azienda italiana produttrice di olio, fondata a Spoleto nel 1920. In diciotto anni nel territorio americano, la Monini...

Borough Park is not Williamsburg. The corner of 58th St. & 18th Ave is Brooklyn-Brooklyn and the headquarters, the still-beating heart, of the Brooklyn Italians Soccer Club. “It used to be Italian people as far as you could see in this neighborhood,” said Ludo Masucci, current club director, unlocking the front door and nodding to a family of Hasid...

JOIN US at I AM Books - 189 North St., Boston MA 02113. One of Italy's most prominent writers, Domenico Starnone, will visit I AM Books at 12:30 p.m. on April 25 for a signing of his new novel. Trick is a gripping, wry, brilliantly devised drama, “an extremely playful literary composition,” as Jhumpa Lahiri describes it in her introduction, about a...

James Beard Award-nominated chef Cathy Whims has introduced Enoteca Nostrana, a new wine bar alongside her famed Italian concept Nostrana in Portland, Oregon. Milanese design practice Memphis Group served as the inspiration for the design, which is characterized by gold geometry and an array of patterns. Home to up to 3,000 bottles, a custom, two-s...

The joint Lodges of Illinois and Wisconsin are proud to announce the Leonardo da Vinci Award Gala occurring Sunday, May 6 taking place at the Roma Lodge, 7130 Spring Street located in Racine, Wisconsin, which is midway between Illinois and Wisconsin. The event begins at 12:00 noon with a wonderful Italian buffet table and continues with the Awards...

Italian technology equipment-maker Seica Inc. is moving its North American Headquarters to Ward Hill Business Park, bringing along 16 current employees and plans to hire more. "This is their new North American headquarters and their plans are to hire as they grow. And the type of jobs they are talking about are highly skilled, degreed positions and...

A new food-lovers paradise coming to the heart of Little Italy has announced its full lineup of locally-driven restaurants that will be featured when the concept opens this summer.  The Little Italy Food Hall (LIFH) is described as a social dining space set to open next to the 11,000-square-foot Piazza della Famiglia on West Date Street between Ind...

It’s common for hotels along the Italian coast to be closed during the winter months and full to capacity during the summer. But between these extremes, the spring months offer an attractive combination of mild temperatures and lack of crowds. Hotels from the Lake District to the Amalfi Coast, all the way to Sardinia offer discounts for the season’...

Christian Vieri in his playing days at different top club in the Serie A was regarded as a beast and also one of the most fierce and feared strikers in the world. But the now 44-year-old, Bobo, as he is affectionately known - is living a rather different life.  Bobo enjoys his retirement life at the Miami Beach, where he treats fans to frequent (an...

A poche ore dall'inaugurazione del secondo locale in città, facciamo il punto della situazione con il pizzaiolo romano, ragionando sull'ultimo anno trascorso con un occhio costante sull'America. Perché la pizza in teglia romana ha fatto impazzire Chicago? Cosa ha funzionato, e cosa meno? Quali insegnamenti porta a casa Gabriele? E poi l'annuncio: i...