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Joe Faro has the original newspaper article announcing the closure of Cafe Brioche in 2004, which at the time was thought to be the heart and soul of Market Square. “There was an uproar,” Faro said. The owners simply posted a 34-word farewell message on the door. A few months later, Breaking New Grounds coffee shop moved into the space from its nea...

Everyone seems to love traveling in Italy. It’s a land of wonderful food and wine, centuries of history and art, and, of course, that wonderful dolce vita. But while traveling in Italy most of us stick only to the usual suspects – Rome, Venice, Florence, the Amalfi Coast, Bologna, etc. All are well worth visiting, of course. But there are many othe...

Few Italian-Americans have made as big an impact on the world of baseball as 33-year-old, Francisco Cervelli. Born in Valencia, Venezuela, Cervelli had an Italian immigrant father, Manuel, who encouraged him to play baseball during his youth in Venezuela. What happened next Cervelli could only have dreamt of when starting out in Venezuela. He was e...

According to statistics released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), the U.S. Direct Investment outflow to Italy has reached an amount of $6.75 billion dollars in 2018. This value, which does not correspond to the cumulative level of investment (stock), represents the yearly outflow registered in 2018 and it has not been subject to seasonally...

Italian and dumplings don't usually go hand-in-hand, but Raviolo in New York City is making it happen. The fast-casual spot in the West Village is serving mash-ups like chicken parm buns and Italian ravioli served dim-sum style. It's your two favorite cuisines in one, and if you're in the city, it's an absolute must-try. In terms of ravioli, you ca...

Onsho Shoes, a leading provider of Italian shoes for men and women, has added even more styles and brands to its inventory of fine leather footwear. By adding more Italian leather shoes, the company hopes to continue to gain market share, and bring in more customers. The Houston-based retailer has made a name for itself by offering Italian shoes fo...

After Christina and I had traveled through a bit of Cinque Terre and Chiavari, we hopped on another train on the third morning and headed 19 minutes west to one of my favorite seaside towns in Liguria, Camogli. The City of Camogli, or Camoggi in Genovese, has always been a fishing town. The name originally meant the Wives’ homes.   When their men w...

The highly anticipated exhibit, The Art of Immigration: Paintings by Donatus Buongiorno, kicked off Thursday evening at the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral Rectory Gallery (263 Mulberry St.) in Nolita, New York City. Featuring a nice selection of paintings from the artist's estate, a looped slideshow will show many of his other works not on...

When Danny Raciti takes a bite of his restaurant’s homestyle pizza, he thinks of home. Having opened Rachetti’s Cafe and Pizzeria on April 5 at 7437 Spout Springs Road in South Hall neat Chateau Elan, Raciti delivers his family history in the form of steaming Italian-American dishes. “I hope to bring Hall County an authentic flare of Italian-Americ...

Joseph Brocato died in 1946, but his legacy is part of a history and genealogy society campaign to record significant moments in local history. Brocato’s moment came in 1914, at the height of the golden age of railroading, when he introduced local farm families to something new and, at that time, wondrous. He was already 38 and the father of four....

Nelle università e nelle scuole di management di tutto il mondo è molto di moda l’espressione Stem: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Sono queste le discipline del futuro, gli ambiti di competenza su cui si devono concentrare i manager di oggi e quelli di domani. Si parla anche di pensiero computazionale: la capacità cioè di pensare...

In addition to throwing out the ceremonial first pitch at Nino Cavalli Stadium in Parma for the Italian Serie A1 season opener between Godo Baseball and ParmaClima on April 19, 2019, National Baseball Hall of Famer Mike Piazza made the dreams of players from the ASD Baseball Club Sala Baganza come true when they met the 12-time MLB All-Star and 10-...