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We always talk about the “old days” when we followed traditions the family held onto, mostly in reference to food, family gathering, religious practice etc. These are all a great part of our family history, but they don’t help us with our genealogy research. Some of those traditions are so ingrained that they are never talked about. They just “are....

While the summer months lure many to the shores of Italy, this Mediterranean country has plenty of reasons to visit all year long. For those wanting to avoid the crowds, the period between October and November is the best time to visit Italy. In autumn, the weather becomes delightful for piazza hopping in Florence, Rome, and other popular cities an...

Visiting the United States for the third time, the Consorzio di Tutela Barolo Barbaresco Alba Langhe e Dogliani is preparing to take New York by storm, bringing together 200 wineries for the Barolo & Barbaresco World Opening (BBWO) event on March 19th and 20th, 2024. The unprecedented number of wineries participating makes this event the Consortium...

An authentic and special territory that represents a true microcosm of the historical and natural beauty of Sardinia: the Gulf of Orosei, on the east coast of the island, is a world of its own where you can admire unspoiled beaches, beautiful hidden coves, breathtaking natural landscapes and cultural places with a thousand-year history. Explore thi...

Beebe Healthcare's Rehoboth campus is now Abessinio Health Campus, following a $6 million donation from Rocco and Mary Abessinio and family. It's the second-largest philanthropic gift the 108-year-old Beebe Medical Foundation has ever received. The Abessinio Health Campus, includes Beebe's Specialty Surgery Hospital, Outpatient Surgery Center, Tunn...

Italy reached 30.28 GW of cumulative installed solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity after bringing online 5.23 GW of new plants in the past year, according to the latest data by trade body Italia Solare. The country ended 2023 with 1.59 million solar plants in operation, of which 50% are systems in the commercial and industrial (C&I) sector and 22% are...

We are thrilled to announce that CINEMA ITALY Miami returns with it's 20th edition! With an incredible lineup of brand new award-winning films CINEMA ITALY will return to Miami for its 20th edition from Friday, March 15th to Monday the 18th, 2024. We have carefully screened the best ten films of the previous season, all of them presented in the top...

Winter 2024 brought our residency in Venice, Italy! A sense of place is a key element of writing in the Alma program. For 10 days, we lived exposed to the place of Italy, the language and the people. The family-owned villa where we stayed, the Hotel Villa Franceschi, gave us more of a sense of being invited guests than hotel patrons. While we exper...

Monday, March, 11 at 6:00pm. Doors will open at 5:45. 600 Chestnut Street, Suite 956 Philadelphia, PA. The Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia is pleased to announce the presentation of the book "Twenty-five women who shaped the Italian Renaissance" by Meredith K. Ray. The book is a dynamic account of some women who contributed to the develo...

Italy’s ageing problem is starting to take a toll on the country’s world-famous ‘dolce vita’. The country’s growing number of pensioners isn’t nearly matched by the number of newborns, and efforts by Giorgia Meloni’s right-wing government to boost birth rates have so far failed to turn the tide on Italy's demographic decline. According to the lates...

This semester’s Taste of Italy event exhibited the diverse range of Italy’s different flavors and colors, featuring delicacies from each region of the Mediterranean nation. The event, held in the Stern Center was open to both students and alumni. Of Italy’s 20 regions, 19 were represented at the event by a regional food item, its flag, and a short...

A cherished event that honors St. Joseph, patron saint of workers and families, promises a day filled with tradition, community and generosity. The 47th annual Feast of St. Joseph celebration takes place March 10 at The Copeland Center, 2306 Fourth St. The festivities begin at 2 p.m. with the welcoming of attendees from across the region to partake...