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By Mark Patinkin   I've long wondered who Giovanni Feroce is. I knew of him as the CEO who took Alex and Ani global and is trying to do it again, re-launching the World War II watch brand Benrus into a vintage clothing-and-gear play. But I've seen little written about him.   So I called. Then waited six weeks. Finally, he to...

Thursday October 9, h. 5.30 PM - Trattoria Zooma - Providence 02903NOIAW and the Justinian Law Society of RI have joined forces for an Italian American Young Professionals Networking Event. Meet special guests: Hon. Jeanne LaFazia, Chief Judge of the Rhode Island District Court and Daniela Mansella, Food Entrepreneur and Creator of La Bel...

By Megan Woolhouse Massachusetts has its share of peacoat industry contractors, but none like this. By the end of the month, Sterlingwear Boston will have stitched about 40,000 peacoats this year for the Navy at the company's East Boston factory, where scores of workers sit at rows of sewing machines on a cement factory floor nearly the size of a...

The Giovanni Armenise-Harvard Foundation, in conjunction with the Italian Science Writers Association (UGIS), offers a Science Writers Fellowship Program for young Italian science writers working in Italy. Each year two Italian science writers at the beginning or mid-career are selected to spend a week in June or July at Harvard Medical School. Sc...

For some, the allure of the Maserati Ghibli is its sleek design and luxurious feel. For others, it's the fine Italian leather interior, Ferrari engine and Brembo brakes. But for many, it's simply the "basso profundo," as Italians like to call the car's rumbling. The resounding tone is present no matter how fast the luxury car is going. &...

by Jay Ramey   If you consider yourself a fan of Italian cars, then you can't miss the upcoming Tutto Italiano classic car show in the Boston area. The Larz Anderson Auto Museum is set to host its single most popular annual lawn event this weekend, and hundreds of Italian cars from Fiats to Ferraris are expected to come out.   Over th...

Cari PIBiani,   PIB, d'intesa con il Consolato Italiano a Boston, sta organizzando una serie di seminari di grande utilità pratica per gli italiani a Boston. Il primo, alla fine di gennaio, consisterà in una discussione sul pagamento di tasse per italiani in USA.   Joseph Ciccarello e Karen Timmermans, CPA, partners di "Gray Gray...

"Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world," goes a saying often attributed to Marilyn Monroe. M.Gemi, a 15-month-old e-commerce startup, has taken this proposition one step further: Sell beautiful, well-crafted, high-end shoes online without the luxury price tag, and you can conquer the girl. Armed with a team of data scientists,...

by Matt Conti   OFFICINA 189, the Italian Shopping Experience, is a new boutique that has opened at 189 North Street in North Square, across from the Paul Revere House in Boston's North End. Officina translates from Italian to "workshop" and 189 is the address number on North Street.   Owner Fabrizio Di Rienzo is from Milan and comes...

Italian company Turboden has been chosen to supply the world's largest biomass-based organic rankine cycle power unit for a plant in Maine, US. The ORC system will produce 8MW for Maine Woods Pellet's Athens facility, converting the heat of thermal oil generated by wood residues from de-barking and chipping operations.   Read more  ...

Dear PIB members, PIB in collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy and AJC is pleased to invite you to meet Leonardo Maugeri. He will deliver a talk on a revolutionary oil production method, which is expected to have a great impact on the energy economics: "Oil, the Next Revolution. The Unprecedented Upsurgeof Oil Production Capa...

Tutto Italiano is coming! Bring your Italian car, motorcycle or just your love for Italian design. We welcome you to join us and appreciate the style and grace of Italian machinery at the Larz Anderson Auto Museum.   Tutto Italiano is a family friendly event, featuring activities such as face painting for the kids. In addition to all the bea...