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Registration for our Photography Tour is underway and we are excited about the number of photographers that are going to join us in Tuscany for great photography, fine dining, and seeing the best of Tuscany. We are going to have lots of fun along the way, sharing tips and photos and enjoying our craft.   As a special incentive we are offerin...

Tired of fried seafood? Head to Joseph's Italian Bistro in Southport and get a little taste of Italy in Southeastern North Carolina. Joseph's, opened in 2003 by Joseph and Debra Borsuk, prides itself on regional Italian cuisine with secret sauces and recipes passed down through the family.   The ambiance is Old World fine dining – Tuscan red...

By Pati LaLonde   With a growing fan base, Whistling Idiots Comedy Dinner Theatre is no longer the best kept secret in Bay City. As they begin their third season, fans and newcomers will be treated to more than the farces that have made the little theater a hit.   Case in point: "Over the River and Through the Woods," one of owne...

It was great being a part of Stonington Vineyard's Summer Fest, but now it is even more exciting to have been invited back again to participate in their Annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, September 21st and Sunday, September 22nd from 12pm-6pm. It will be a beautiful autumn weekend. Just look for me under the main vendor tent, stop by, say hello,...

The Times They Are a-Changin'... also in Italy, thanks of a new generation of startuppers who don't wait anymore for something/somebody else, but take their own destiny in their hands. So said Riccardo Luna - (first from right in the photo) the founder of Wired.it and author of "Cambiamo tutto! Let's change everything! The revolution of innovators"...

Coram USA LLC, a global manufacturer of automotive components, announced plans today to expand its operations here, creating up to 35 new jobs by 2016. The company, which is a subsidiary of the Italy-based Coram Group, will invest $1.1 million to lease, renovate and equip a 20,000 square-foot facility in Fort Wayne. Coram USA plans to move its war...

A new Pop's Italian Beef & Sausage shop has finally opened at 9400 W. 159th St. in Orland Park. The fast-foot restaurant is the second in Orland Park and both are owned by the Motto brothers, who also own Pop's franchises at 14279 S. Wolf Road in Orland Park, 16600 W. 159th St. in Lockport, 11336 Lincoln Highway in Mokena, Romeoville and Elmhu...

Whilst mass cycling events are mainstream in Europe, South Africa and Australia, they are still only developing in the USA. Italian company KronService SRL contracted Accuchip Timing to time their inaugural Gran Fondo Giro D'Italia at Coral Cables in Florida. The event had a strong Italian theme with the odd Ferrari being seen amongst the parade....

Sarà un italiano, Davide de Blasio, con Laurie Anderson, ad organizzare a New York il 16 dicembre, il memorial day, dedicato al musicista e poeta Lou Reed recentemente scomparso.   De Blasio, amico di antica data dell'artista statunitense - cugino dell'attuale sindaco di New York - imprenditore napoletano noto nel settore dell'alto artigiana...

The Sea Isle City Italian-American Club Women's Auxiliary recently raised money from a poinsettia and wreath sale to help pay for repairs to the organization's club house, which was damaged during Hurricane Sandy.   The auxiliary raises money for charitable efforts every year. But the group decided it needed to make repairs to the club house...

by Claudia Astarita   During recent years, many preschools around the world have been adopting the so-called "Reggio Emilia Approach", an education method that originated in the town (and surrounding areas) of Reggio Emilia in Italy out of a movement towards progressive and cooperative early childhood education. The first preschools to use t...

By Carol Ann Benanti   The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, Staten Island's historic Italian landmark — the age-old Gothic Revival-style house located at 420 Tompkins Ave. in Rosebank — will be featured on the Travel Channel's "Mysteries at the Museum" Thursday at 9 p.m.   According to Carol Berardi, event coordinator at the cultural center,...