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After months and years of planning, construction, and lots of anticipation, Portillo’s has opened its new Fort Wayne location to the public. The fast-casual restaurant brand known for its Chicago-style menu celebrated the grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday morning. Mayor Tom Henry made an appearance and spoke about the addition o...

L’On. Francesca La Marca ha incontrato mercoledì 4 dicembre presso la Farnesina il Direttore generale per le risorse e l’innovazione del MAECI, Ambasciatore Renato Varriale, con il quale ha avuto un lungo e proficuo colloquio sulle questioni relative alla dotazione di personale nelle strutture decentrate della nostra amministrazione all’estero, con...

Maserati was awarded the coveted "Best Luxury Vehicle" honor by the Washington Automotive Press Association (WAPA) in the District of Columbia, for the Maserati Quattroporte GTS. The prize was bestowed after careful evaluation of criteria by Washington, D.C. area journalists including on-road test drives of the V8-powered, 523-horsepower executive...

Rome is opening a new audiovisual museum dedicated to the world of Italian cinema, at the capital's historic Cinecittà film studios. The Italian Audiovisual and Cinema Museum (MIAC), an immersive and interactive experience, will open at Cinecittà in December. The museum is described by Italy's culture ministry as a "plunge into the Italian imaginat...

For any pizza lovers undecided on the best slice in Jersey City, Carmine’s Pizza Factory is making its case. The downtown staple recently won two competitions - including one in the very heartland of the slice. Carmine’s placed first in the North America Caputo Cup — a premier pizza-making competition that was held in Atlantic City at the end of Se...

Bar Verona, an intimate Italian restaurant/bar from celebrity chef Fabio Viviani, Saturday is scheduled to open the doors to its new northern Macomb County on Saturday. The 4,000-square-foot, 84-seat eatery is located on Van Dyke Avenue, north of 27 Mile Road in Washington Township. An outdoor patio will open in the spring. It's the latest restaura...

NHRA Funny Car racer Alexis DeJoria was one of three inductees enshrined into the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame recently in Rosemont, Ill.  DeJoria, a seven-time NHRA national event winner, joined an elite group of Italian-American athletes when she is recognized as a member of The Hall’s Class of 2019. Joining DeJoria were NFL star...

On Wednesday evening, new Phillies manager Joe Girardi was the guest of honor at the Italian American Baseball Foundation’s fourth annual dinner in Brooklyn. The IABF, a nonprofit charity established in 2016, is committed to developing and promoting youth baseball and softball in the United States and Italy by sponsoring clinics supervised by Major...

When measured by production volumes, Gorgonzola PDO claims the third place on the podium in the competition of Italian PDO cheeses (made from cow’s milk) after the two big cheeses Grana Padano PDO and Parmigiano Reggiano PDO. It needs to be exclusively produced with freshly-gained full-cream milk from its area of origin between Piedmont and Lombard...

It was a special night at Brooklyn’s renowned Marco Polo Ristorante when owner Marco Chirico hosted a wine dinner that spotlighted three culinary superstars — Gabriele Massa, master sommelier and brand ambassador from the Sorrentino winery; Marcello Avitabile, a five-time world champion pizza gourmet and Chirico himself, the legendary executive che...

New York City is really close to the heart of Roman born screenwriter and vlogger Andrea Careri. He has just finished writing a book about NYC, titled La Mia New York. It’s a hybrid between a novel and a travel memoir. Each chapter will be dedicated to a specific place, restaurant, street, or neighborhood of New York City.                          ...

Auxiliary Bishop-elect Gerardo J. Colacicco is by nature a humble and shy person who fulfilled his dream of being a parish priest and now waits for what the next chapter entails as an auxiliary bishop in the archdiocese. Bishop-elect Colacicco will be ordained an auxiliary bishop at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Dec. 10. “I still wake up and wonder if th...