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Developers recently revealed the first renderings and construction plans for a new full-service hotel in the Belmont section of The Bronx, also referred to as Little Italy. Located on East 188th Street between Arthur Avenue and Hughes Avenue, the project could also contain a collection of income-restricted apartments and a large parking garage. The...

Today, Loro Piana opened the doors to its bonafide store space in New York’s Meatpacking District. The nearly century-old Italian label tested the bricks-and-mortar water with a pop-up shop last year but ultimately decided to make the 3 9th Avenue location their permanent home. The serene, modern interiors were designed by the architect Vincent Van...

Italian luxury brand La Perla has recently opened a new retail concept store at the heart of SoHo, New York. The 1000-square foot space, dubbed the Retail Lab (LP Lab for short), features the label’s latest Fall/Winter 2020 collections, including its underwear, loungewear and beachwear offerings, as well as its signature “Maison” and “Petit Macramè...

Step off the elevator on the 15th floor of 200 Lex, and you might be expecting just another showroom. But Paul Donzella, founder of antique gallery Donzella Ltd., has spent the last several months transforming a second showroom space across the hall into a gallery-like exhibition that showcases an impressive collection of pieces by Milanese furnitu...

After terrorists crashed two planes into the Twin Towers, Arthur E. Imperatore Sr.’s NY Waterway ferries hustled 150,000 people out of New York. When a commuter jet made an emergency landing on the Hudson River, Imperatore’s ferries rushed to the scene, helping to rescue everyone on board. Imperatore, the “visionary entrepreneur” who is credited wi...

It is the end of 2016. In America, Trump has just been elected President. Angelica Bergamini has lived in Brooklyn since 2006. She’s an artist from Viareggio who relocated to New York. After the elections, she began producing a new kind of work: her recurrent motif now takes the form of a root. A sort of flight from the climate of uncertainty preva...

Dino Borri comes from the northern Italian town of Bra, the home of Bra cheese and the Slow Food movement. He worked as an event coordinator for the movement’s international organization, which is based there, until 2008. Around that time, he was tapped to be a project manager for Eataly, established a year earlier in Turin. Mr. Borri became the fi...

Cushman & Wakefield arranged a seven-year sublease on behalf of La Perla, a luxury fashion company, at Crown Acquisitions’ 120 Prince St. in SoHo. A Cushman & Wakefield team of Eric Le Goff, James Downey and Danielle Stiefel represented La Perla. Compass’ Robin Abrams represented the sublandlord, Saje. “Even during these uncertain times, La Perla w...

Snaidero USA has re-opened its New York Flagship showroom after completing an ambitious redesign that ushers in a new direction for the company. After several decades of activity in North America that saw Snaidero USA become the #1 importer of European kitchens, company Founder and President, Dario Snaidero envisioned a new style of showroom. He wa...

Forte del successo ottenuto nell’edizione di luglio, Urban Vision – media Company leader nel fundraising finalizzato alla tutela del patrimonio culturale e alla riqualificazione di aree urbane – e Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana rinnovano la partnership per promuovere l’appuntamento della Milano Fashion Week in programma dal 22 al 28 settembre...

Negli ultimi mesi, in Italia e negli Stati Uniti si studiano nuove misure di supporto ai mercati coinvolti nelle relazioni commerciali tra i due paesi come conseguenza degli avvenimenti accaduti nel corso del 2020 per proteggere e rilanciare entrambe le economie. “L’export di prodotti italiani negli USA continua ad essere buono”, racconta Antonino...

Pre-pandemic: a recently common term in our uncommon world which refers to things as they were in our global society before March 11th, 2020 when the Novel Coronavirus Disease was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. Prior to March of this year, about eight years prior, I began photo-documenting Italian neighborhoods all across Ame...