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The high-end Italian jeweller Buccellati, owned by Clessidra Investment Fund, opened its flagship U.S. store this month in Chicago.    Spread over 3 levels on the prestigious Oak Street, the mezzanine shows the modern design elements of blond wood and smokey mirrors, and the traditional vitrines that are signature in all Buccellati stor...

Presentation from Matteo Picariello (Italian Trade Commissioner) and Bart Pascoli (North American Project Coordinator) of the Italian Trade Agency.   As the 4th largest economy of the EU and 8th largest economy in the world, Italy depends on remaining a strong leader in exports to the international community. Join Matteo Picariello, Italian...

More meat snacks are coming to the market, but Chicago­based DiMario Foods believes the founding­family's meat­curing tradition is a rare find on store­shelves, and it's a quirk that can win the hearts of consumers, especially families. The DeBartolos love making sausages. For over a hundred years, the Chicago­area Italian­American...

EXPO CHICAGO, the International Exposition of Contemporary and Modern Art, will take place from September 18-21 at historic Navy Pier. This year, the following Italian art galleries will participate: Brand New Gallery, Milan ; Luce Gallery, Torino; Massimo De Carlo, Milan & London. Now in its third year, EXPO CHICAGO features 140 leading galler...

by Michael White   Starting July 7, CaroTrans will offer direct weekly less than container load (LCL) import service from Milan, Italy to Charleston, South Carolina. The first sailing of the new service is scheduled for July 7 and will feature a 21 day transit with one-three day connections to Miami, Tampa, Charlotte, Atlanta, Savannah,...

La neonata Varese Sport Commission fa il suo esordio negli Stati Uniti. Il gruppo di lavoro voluto da Camera di Commercio per incentivare le presenze turistiche sul nostro territorio in concomitanza con le manifestazioni sportive, sarà infatti presente a Grand Rapids, nel Michigan, al Symposium 2016, manifestazione-vetrina proprio per enti come la...

LLC plans to increase its capital investment program at the Kokomo Transmission Plant in Indiana by $266 million, to increase capacity for its TorqueFlite eight-speed transmissions. It marks the sixth investment program since 2009 for that location, totaling nearly $1.8 billion, the automaker indicated. Kokomo Transmission mach...

Lindsey Melton and Dominic Spitalieri both live a busy lifestyle, but they keep it a priority to have date night once a week—a tradition they will continue even after they tie the knot this summer.   Melton, 27, is an event planner and Spitalieri, 29, is a music producer and Dj better known as 'MIMO' in the club scene. They met through mutua...

by Nick Kurczewski   The Maserati Ghibli is the Italian automaker's attempt at being less esoteric and a bit more mainstream. The brand's sultry good looks are still there, thank goodness. But the entry price is a slightly more digestible $66,900 - or tens of thousands less than the next Maserati in the family tree.   That's stil...

It is just a wagon. But with a little imagination, there are no limits to what it can become. Robert Pasin, president and CEO of Radio Flyer, once explained it: "It can be anything the child imagines it to be—it can be a spaceship, a train, a race car, a submarine."   That kind of versatility has certainly given the iconic, fire hydrant red...

The Italian American Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the honorees of its annual Excellence Award Ceremony Joe Perillo, Owner Perillo Auto GroupSteve Lombardo, Owner Gibsons Restaurant GroupAnthony Belcore, President Belcore ElectricJim De Blasio, Owner JD GraphicJohn Leopardo, Vice President Leopardo Construction  

As the Negroni and spritz continue to gain ground in America, can aperitivo — the Italian cocktail hour when those drinks are featured — be far behind? We can only hope. Aperitivo is both the name for a category of drinks (a before-dinner beverage; aperitivo is the Italian word for aperitif, which we borrowed from the French) and the post-work...