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Touting the "publishing sensation of the year for every film fan," Regan Arts announced Tuesday that Francis Ford Coppola is reproducing his famous Godfather notebook for public consumption.   "This notebook was my private work reference to The Godfather film, and after many years, I'm excited to share it with those who may be interested," t...

An ocean exploration company will use a manned submarine to explore the wreckage of the Andrea Doria off of Nantucket. Seven divers have died in the area since 2005 while exploring the wreckage.   Stockton Rush, the CEO of OceanGate, said his company's use of a manned submarine to explore the area does not eliminate danger, but does mak...

The Southington Italian-American Festival has scheduled its ninth annual homemade wine contest. The wine contest is free to enter, participants may submit more than one bottle of red and/or white as long as each entry is a different make and year. Bottled entries may be dropped off at Northeast Produce Regional Market in Hartford or Plainvill...

Italian luxury fashion house FENDI will celebrate 90 years of its existence by staging a unique event on July 7 which will include a never-seen-before fashion show at the iconic Trevi Fountain in Rome. Founded in Rome, Fendi opened its first boutique at Via del Plebiscito in 1926, the brand featured a small fur atelier and leather goods worksh...

A group of mysterious benefactors from the Far East have restored to its previous splendor a part of the 16th-century Villa Giulia that formerly attracted the likes of Giorgio Vasari, Michelangelo and other intellectuals of the period. The "small miracle" was carried out at the Renaissance villa ordered built by Pope Julius III that now houses the...

di Mariagrazia De Luca Scendo alla fermata Nostrand della metro A, nel quartiere di Bud-Stuy, Brooklyn, per andare a trovare G nel suo studio di registrazione. Gianni Fontana, conosciuto dai suoi artisti hip hop come G, è un ragazzo italiano che da 10 anni lavora nel profondo Brooklyn registrando e producendo oltre 1000 artisti locali e nazionali....

  WTI Magazine #82    2016 August 19Author : Giovanni Verde      Translation by:   The XXXI Olympic Games of the Modern Era in Rio de Janeiro give us an opportunity to tell the life of Pietro Mennea, an Italian man who was first of all an athlete, and then became the symbol of the Italian tenacity and versatili...

This is a story about a man and his gelato. Gelato is the Italian word for ice cream, and ice cream is a hugely popular treat among Americans. But gelato is not exactly ice cream.   It is made with some milk instead of all cream which gives it less fat content, and it's churned in a way that infuses less air, which creates a denser...

By Nicolas Niarchos The best sandwich at this FiDi hole-in-the-wall is the No. 26, the Pisillo, a madcap omnibus of flavors that includes prosciutto di parma, porchetta, mozzarella di bufala, and roasted red peppers. Then again, there's the No. 16, the Perugia, in which tart balsamic dressing plays off the saltiness of coppa pork cuts.   Th...

by Matthew Milsop   The Scoglitti Society of Elmwood Park will be holding a fundraiser to help the victims of a devastating earthquake in Italy that rocked that country in August. An earthquake, measuring 6.2 in magnitude, hit Central Italy on Aug. 24, killing 297. A pasta night will be held on Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. at 226 Market St....

By Wendy Greenberg   The corner at Butler and Hudson streets is bustling, perhaps one of the busiest in Trenton's Chambersburg neighborhood. Delivery trucks double park, customers angle for tight parking spots, and residents walk toward their homes with red, green, and white bags containing fresh Italian bread, most likely the signature two-...

THERE IS A STONE mermaid by the pools at Hotel Raya on Panarea — her face turned up to the sun, her breasts thrust toward the expansive blue of the Tyrrhenian Sea — who instructs the visitor on how best to spend time here: basking in the astounding beauty of Italy's Aeolian Islands.   If the mermaid were to open her eyes, she would see Strom...