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More than a dozen Ferraris were abandoned in a Texas field for nearly a decade after their owner became seriously ill and missed warehouse storage payments.  Even after the payments were made, the cars became stuck there for almost 10 years as the collector's family fought through legal proceedings.    Now the value of the collection, which could h...

This French Quarter cottage sits on a storied plot of land with a written history dating back to the 18th century. Ursuline nuns established themselves on the property as early as 1766 and sold this lot to the U.S. government in 1825, according to records from the Historic New Orleans Collection. In the 1850s, this cottage was built. It was transfe...

True fashion plates can spot a Fendi bag from across a room. The LVMH-owned, Italian-based luxury house reached peak popularity in the late ‘90s and early 2000s, right at the crux of logo mania. Its signature interlocking Fs are synonymous with cheeky, lightly ostentatious style — and in some cases, a healthy “Sex and the City” obsession. Sarah Jes...

Onsho Shoes, a leading provider of Italian shoes for men and women, has added even more styles and brands to its inventory of fine leather footwear. By adding more Italian leather shoes, the company hopes to continue to gain market share, and bring in more customers. The Houston-based retailer has made a name for itself by offering Italian shoes fo...

Enel, through its US renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power North America, Inc. ("EGPNA"), started construction of the around 450 MW High Lonesome wind farm in Upton and Crockett Counties, in Texas. Once completed, High Lonesome will be the largest wind farm in Enel's global renewables portfolio. The energy generated by a 295 MW portion of the wind...

In the context of Innovation Days 2018, the Italian Trade Agency of Houston heads to the SpaceCom Conference and Exposition for two-days of workshops, demonstrations and panels aimed to stimulate investment and growth in aerospace research on November 27th and 28th at the George Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. Innovation Days, an initiat...

Gucci has been having one big moment since Alessandro Michele took over creative direction in 2015. Now, a new Gucci boutique has opened in The Houston Galleria. The new renovated 4,100-square-foot space is located on the Neiman Marcus side of The Galleria. It houses men’s and women’s shoes, handbags, luggage, home decor, jewelry, watches, accessor...

Texas Central, which is developing the high-speed train, has appointed Italian construction company Salini Impregilo – operating in the US with Lane Construction, to lead the consortium that will build the Texas passenger line. The high-speed train will connect Houston and North Texas.  Under the investor-led project, a 200mph train will connect th...

L’Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of Texas “a caccia” di innovazione in Emilia Romagna. Nella prossima settimana una delegazione sarà in visita nel nostro territorio, per incontrare alcune delle più interessanti start up della Regione, selezionate dal comitato scientifico dell’Incubatore Inlab di Piacenza. L’iniziativa è stata presentata in Camer...

We inform our Italian nationals that “Fast it”, the online portal for consular services is now operative. Fast It (Farnesina servizi tematici per Italiani all’estero) gives the opportunity to request the AIRE registration by filling out the enrollement form online through the portal and attaching the requested documents in electronic format, thus o...

Italian label Fabiana Filippi is continuing its North American expansion, opening its second store in the market. After Miami last November, the company has unveiled a 1,507-square-foot unit at the NorthPark Center shopping mall in Dallas. “Opening a store in Dallas is part of a wider strategy, which will see the launch of a series of units in the...

Nell'ambito delle iniziative riguardanti il 50mo anniversario dalla fondazione del Comitato Tricolore per gli Italiani nel mondo, è stato conferito il Diploma d'Onore all' Ing. Antonio Lancione originario di Caporciano in Abruzzo, e residente a Houston in Texas. L'ing. Lancione si e' distinto nella sua professione, raggiungendo la carica  di Vice p...