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Il primo gala dinner di We the Italians si terrà lunedì 20 giugno 2022 a partire dalle ore 19 a Roma presso il prestigioso Circolo del Ministero degli Affari Esteri, in Lungotevere dell'Acqua Acetosa, 42. Sarà un evento esclusivo di celebrazione del rapporto tra Italia e Stati Uniti, con personalità istituzionali e ospiti d’onore, e alla presenza...

The Italian nationalist Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807–1882) was memorialized with a bronze statue in Washington Square Park in New York City in 1888. With statues a subject of recent controversy, especially as Columbus Day approaches yet again, the historical context behind this surprising statue of Garibaldi is worth digging into. The mid-nineteenth ce...

Just as it has in many countries, the pandemic has boosted domestic travel in Italy. This summer, expect to hobnob with local Italians as you follow in their footsteps down well-worn paths and head for unspoiled beaches and charming towns less frequented by the tourist crowds. With secluded seaside resorts, mountain getaways, tranquil lakeside luxu...

Italian families many times are bonded over a passion and love of food. Recipes are passed down from generations, and the apple doesn’t fall very from the tree right down the street here either. There's a little slice of Italy in South Tampa at Joe and Son's Olive Oils. "The original Joe and Son’s market or grocery store started in Ybor City in 193...

My first encounter with Italy's famous "three peaks" - the Tre Cime di Lavaredo - was in a traffic circle. In the picturesque town of Dobbiaco/Toblach, three small painted sculptures in the center of the roundabout marked the gateway to one of the most iconic views in the Italian Alps. At a nearby cafe, my partner's chocolate schnitzel came with a...

What comes to mind when you first hear the phrase “Roseland groups”? If you’re in your late 70s and older, its’ probably Frankie Bortoli or Eddie Baldacci and their bands. If you’re from the  generation before that, you’re probably thinking Styx or Chicago. If you so, you’d be way off the topic of this column. Many social groups were formed in Rose...

In Italy in addition to the two main islands there are many other small islands a must visit. One of the most particular is Pantelleria the largest of the smaller islands of Sicily. Here you can find out where this island is and also know what to do and see in this tourist resort. In particular, you will discover the most beautiful beaches of the i...

After a two-year hiatus, one of Italian Village’s most iconic spots to grab a drink has officially reopened its doors. St. James tavern re-opened for business over the weekend. The popular spot had previously been closed since 2020, following the outbreak of COVID-19 in Ohio. The tavern had initially hoped to reopen as early May of 2020, but the mo...

In Italy, the richness of the landscape is extraordinary, going from the highest peaks to the coast, passing through flourishing plains and gentle hills dotted with vineyards. In this scenery, which seems almost like a paradise on earth, we cannot fail to mention the badlands, present throughout Italy, along the Apennine chain, from the south to th...

When: 6 -7 - 8 June, 2022 from 10AM to 6PM - For the FULL PROGRAM please click HERE This initiative is aimed at the public of readers and the international publishing world (publishing houses, literary agencies, editors, translators) and it is promoted by the Italian Cultural Institute in New York directed by Fabio Finotti, with the collaboration o...

The gastronomical specialties of Umbria region are endless. It is one of the areas of Italy with more variety of products and preparation, according to the territory of origin and traditions handed down from family to family. Umbrian cuisine is influenced by the neighboring regions of Tuscany, Latium and Marche, which lead to the birth of the excel...

It’s hard to find someone with more enthusiasm and excitement than Joey Maggiore when it comes to being a chef and restauranteur. It shouldn’t come as much of a surprise since Joey is the son of Valley chef icon, Tomaso Maggiore. Like Father, Like SonFor years, Joey grew up in the kitchen learning from his Sicilian-born father, who was a fixture of...