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On June 11th 2002 the United States House of Representatives righted a wrong that had persisted for over 130 years. They passed a resolution honoring Antonio Meucci, an Italian migrant who lived in Staten Island, for his key contribution to the invention of the telephone. But to this day, his name is still overshadowed by Alexander Graham Bell's....

An Atlanta developer has partnered with a high-end Italian designer to build its second luxury condominium project in Houston. Stolz Partners LLC, in collaboration with furniture maker Giorgetti, are planning to develop Giorgetti Houston, a luxury condo project in Upper Kirby.   The seven-story, 32-unit project will sit on a little less...

Ralph Peter Guzzo, 93, of Wilson, N.C., beloved husband, father and grandfather, went peacefully to be with the Lord on Monday July 25, 2016, after a long life filled with love and happy memories.   Ralph grew up in Minneapolis, Minn., where he excelled as a scholar-athlete in football and baseball. After high school he served in the U.S. Na...

  WTI Magazine #82    2016 August 19Author : Enrico de Iulis      Translation by:   There are forms of street art that contain other forms of art, and then propose them in a new and altered way. The Ro.Bo.Coop collective has become almost an emblem about these intentions, a true inventive phenomenon that is attracting more and more attention in...

Metro Detroit has been getting wowed by the superbly executed northern Italian cuisine from the kitchen at Tre Monti for years. Since it's been under the helm of Zharko Palushaj for the past five years, the restaurant (which sits behind the San Marino Club castle on Big Beaver Road) has been winning praise time and again. Its portions were bountifu...

Fisarmonica, the Italian for "accordion", stands out as a landmark of Italy and its traditional local music. In particular, Castelfidardo (Ancona) is regarded as the capital of handcrafted accordions, where experienced local artisans take several months to produce each piece.   As recently discussed in the Australian magazine Italianicious,...

There's a bold new spot for power lunching in Northwest, and it's fitting that celebrity chef Luigi Diotaiuti is there to be your guide. Mr. Diotaiuti, whose fortunate clients have included George Clooney, Hillary Clinton, Harrison Ford and John F. Kerry, has opened Aperto to be the companion piece to his other District Italian bistro, Al Tiramisu,...

Innovation has always been central to the work of the Texas Medical Center. That spirit of transformation is now guiding the culinary direction of TMC's showplace dining spot – the restaurant at the top of the John P. McGovern Commons. Known as Trevisio since 2002, the 13,500-square-foot restaurant/conference/catering space has a new name, a new l...

Mona's, the new "American-Italian joint" from restaurateur Brendan Marsden, opens for dinner today (October 19) at 5257 Shaw Avenue on the Hill. Mona's replaces Marsden's previous venture, Modesto, which closed in August after 15 years.   "It's definitely not Italian-American like what you'll find at the other restaurants on the Hill or St....

Three years after releasing a song sending up her friend Donatella Versace, Lady Gaga may be striking even closer to home. As of Friday, Us Weekly are reporting that the pop singer will be playing the designer on the third series of American Crime Story. Last month, Variety reported that the series will relate the murder of Donatella's elder...

  WTI Magazine #85    2016 November 21Author : Fondazione Symbola      Translation by:   The green economy has proved to be one of the most significant and effective responses to the crisis. A reaction that crosses the deep nature of our economy: the push for quality and beauty, natural allies of an efficient use of energy and matter, innovation...

By Robert Cumberford In matters of automotive aesthetic mastery, there have been only two major influences. From about 1910 to 1939, the world looked to Paris, where the best designers worked their magic. After World War II, French leftist politicians intentionally destroyed the coachbuilding industry to punish rich clients who had sustained the b...