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Four decades ago, London Jewelers president Candy Udell spearheaded the movement within her family’s luxury bauble business to introduce Italy’s biggest jewelry names to the American market. “The Italian tradition of family and their love of fine craftsmanship and beautiful things, from clothing to jewelry to the best food — they know how to live,”...

Determinazione, resilienza, obiettivi chiari, una grande passione e consapevolezza. Non chiamatelo però American dream. Quello di Salvo Arena é un sogno che ha il gusto e il sapore del coraggio, di grandi sacrifici, di sfide e successi personali che partono dal Sud e che oltreoceano hanno trovato pieno compimento e realizzazione massima. E’ il sogn...

124 sellers da tutta Italia, circa 300 tra agenti di viaggio e consulenti o come si dice a New York “travel advisors”. Questi i numeri che decretano il grande successo della prima edizione di Italian Luxury organizzata da Enit (Agenzia Nazionale del Turismo) in collaborazione con Virtuoso, Signature e The Travel Leader Network, principali operatori...

Fratelli Beretta, a family-owned business built around Italian charcuterie tradition, is now partnering with Madison Square Garden. This partnership includes two concession stands—one on the sixth level and one on the tenth level.  They will be serving four different panini-style sandwiches with both hot and cold options. When they decided to expan...

After logging more than a decade as a facialist for such iconic international skin-care brands as La Prairie, Sisley and La Mer, beauty expert Pietro Simone broke out on his own — and loves waving the flag for his native country. “‘Made in Italy’ always symbolized luxury,” he tells Alexa. “That’s true for fashion, for furniture, for wine. But do yo...

Nel giorno di Halloween, Il Graduate Center della City University of New York ha offerto alla sua città un evento eccezionale per la serata di apertura della seconda edizione dell’Academic Festival IC-CUNY (Italian Cinema CUNY): l’università ha presentato una master class intitolata The Crafts of Cinema (I mestieri del cinema), portando sul palcosc...

Rosario Di Giovanna says his vintage scooters keep him young. The 71-year-old says they transport him back in time, to when he was a young man growing up in Sicily. “All the time. Every time I drive them, the memory goes back. And I enjoy myself,” said Rosario Di Giovanna, an Elmhurst Resident. Elmhurst, Queens is a far cry from the Italian country...

These automobiles are wheely expensive. Grand Central’s Vanderbilt Hall has been transformed into a showroom for Italian automaker Pagani to display five of its luxury “hypercars” — collectively valued at over $25 million. Featured rides include the Zonda HP Barchetta, which costs an eye-popping $15 million and has more curves than Kim Kardashian a...

Ferrari this month opened its third “Tailor-Made Center” in the world and the first in the US. A 6,600-square-foot showroom on Manhattan’s Park Avenue that allows buyers to fully customize their supercar, choosing everything from fabrics and leathers to woods, paint colors and wheels. The Ferrari Tailor Made Center is located at 410 Park Avenue in...

Dina Favaro is hanging up her sewing needle. After 37 years of hemming pants and mending seams, the owner of Dina's Alterations will close her downtown shop in December. But Favaro, who will soon turn 80, already stopped taking new work this summer. On a sign in the door, she wrote that she has enough old work to keep her busy through the end of t...

“Sono preoccupatissimo sui sentimenti umani prevalenti che stanno alla base della decisione di mettere questi dazi. E’ la terza guerra mondiale. Non vi è dubbio. Stanno ripartendo quei sentimenti negativi che segnarono la prima parte del Novecento”. Così parlò Oscar Farinetti, fondatore dello straordinario fenomeno Eataly, nel mezzo del suo discors...

Tony Marmo, the owner of Normann Staffing in Kingston, will receive the Len Cane Heart of Ulster County Award at the 15th annual Business Recognition Awards.  Since May 2014, Tony Marmo has owned Normann Staffing in Kingston. The business is a staffing firm serving Ulster, Dutchess, Orange, Columbia, and Greene counties primarily, providing staff f...