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By Eric Moskowitz   The suit John Kerry wore to accept the Democratic presidential nomination, the one he donned to walk his daughter down the aisle, and the blazer he grabs before every flight as secretary of state all came from the same place: not Brooks Brothers or Brioni but a little tailor shop above a grocer in Harvard Square.  ...

The first bionic hand to let amputees physically "feel" what they are touching will be transplanted onto a human later this year. An Italian man who lost the lower section of his arm in an accident will have the hand attached, via electrodes clipped on to two of his main nerves, directly to his nervous system. Scientists say this should let him c...

Rafforzare e consolidare ulteriormente la già proficua collaborazione tra Italia e Stati Uniti, puntando su importanti dossier di carattere economico-industriale e socio-culturale. Sono questi i principali obiettivi della missione che il Ministro dello Sviluppo Economico,Flavio Zanonato, effettuerà negli Usa da venerdì 7 a lunedì 10 giugno.La prima...

by Maria Teresa Cometto   We had a great fireside chat about Startups and innovative entrepreneurs, last night at the Dudley House at Harvard. The Harvard Italian Society and MITaly organized a presentation of "Tech and the City" that kicked-off the "Italian startup week" in the two campuses.   It was the occasion for a very interesti...

Italian marketplace Eataly is set to open at The Shops at Prudential Center in Boston later this year and as opening approaches, the company plans to hire 600 employees in the coming weeks.   The restaurant, bakery and retail store hybrid will completely take over what was the food court at the Prudential Center in Boston's Back Bay District...

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 and to celebrate the fiftieth birthday of Lamborghini! Tutto Italiano is a family friendly event, featuring activities such as face pai...

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On Sept. 18, MIT's Sloan School of Management was the stage for a unique seminar comparing startup environments and strategies in Italy and the United States. Organized by the Italian Consulate General in Boston and Professionisti Italiani a Boston, the event was moderated by Corriere della Sera journalist Maria Teresa Cometto and saw numerous loca...

The Italian fashion house is expanding its presence in the USA with its first Boston, Massachussetts boutique. To celebrate the opening of this new store, the luxury label's creative director, Donatella Versace, has designed a mini-collection in the colors of the American flag.   Designed in collaboration with the architect, Jamie Fobert, th...

"Please, don't call it just a design firm," says Continuum founder Gianfranco Zaccai as we walk through open space offices, labs and workshops for prototype making, peppered with sleek displays showcasing never-seen-before products complete with an explanation of what they are. "They all do, you all do... journalists usually have a hard time graspi...

Station group owner Greater Media says Rob Williams is leaving his position as vice president and market manager of the company's Boston radio properties. His last day will be Friday, Aug. 21. He will be replaced by Mary Menna. Williams, who has been commuting from Connecticut to Boston since he joined the company in 2012, has accepted another...

by Michele McPhee   Italian-American Armando Petruzziello founded three successful ventures since immigrating to the US in 1971. He shares his story below. "I came in the USA on Saturday March 13, 1971 at the young age of 24," explains Armando. "The first thing that made an impression on me was the big 18-wheeler trucks. I loved them s...