NEWS FROM : Business & Lifestyle  

A 400MW early-stage battery storage project in ERCOT, Texas, has been acquired by a joint venture (JV) controlled by Italian firms Redelfi and Altea Green Power, for up to US$8.5 million. The firms’ JV entity BESS Power Corporation has finalised the purchase of the standalone 400MW Lund Storage Center from developer Aelius Solar Corp. The companies...

American Airlines has doubled next summer's Dallas Fort Worth to Rome Fiumicino flights from 1 daily to 2 daily. While it'll be for the peak season only, but it'll be first time the 5,614-mile (9,034km) route, which started in May 2017, has had 2 daily flights. It means that American will serve the Italian capital up to 7 daily next summer, its hig...

CAM Studio kicked off the official launch of its new adjacent Poliform Studio Houston with an Italian-inspired fête. Four hundred guests from the design and architecture communities flocked to the luxury showroom to experience the elevated materials, detailed designs and elegant aesthetic for which Poliform is internationally recognized. As violini...

Mauro Lorenzini is the new Italian Consul General in Houston. Mauro Lorenzini is an Italian diplomat with 24 years of experience in the field of international relations. Born in Livorno in 1967, he graduated in Political Science fom the University "Cesare Alfieri" of Florence in 1993 and joined the Italian Foreign Service in December 1998. Between...

The first Pininfarina Battistas recently arrived in the USA, and to coincide with this momentous occasion, Automobili Pininfarina also announced a new retail partner in Dallas. The dealer in Dallas is the tenth of its kind across the globe, and these spaces exist to provide easy access to Pininfarina's customers who want to customize one of the 150...

If you love Italian food and fast cars then you need to make a road trip to Grapevine, Texas for Italian CarFest 2022, on September, 10, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This is the largest show of premier Italian automobiles in the Southwest presented by the Italian Car Club of North Texas and the Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau. It's a prelude...

Every summer for 18 years, often marginalized artisans from across the globe have converged on Santa Fe’s Museum Hill to show and sell their creations at the International Folk Art Market. Originally planned as a one-time event, the market now draws more than 16,000 visitors to Milner Plaza from Thursday to Sunday. They buy more than $3 million in...

The Dallas businessman known for conquering the globe’s highest peaks and deepest depths is heading out of this world. Literally. Victor Vescovo, co-founder of private equity firm Insight Equity, is one of six passengers scheduled to head into space on Blue Origin’s fifth human flight. The date for that flight with the aerospace company owned by Am...

A great dealership experience is a sure-fire way of gaining loyal customers and repeat business. Just ask Lincoln. A luxury boutique based in Arizona is raking in the dough with its unique approach to sales; one couple strolled in and placed an impromptu order for a $120,000 Navigator. Those vying for attention in the luxury segment know just how i...

Automobili Lamborghini announces the expansion of the Lamborghini Dallas showroom. The new storefront boasts a sleek modern style and additional amenities that provide an elevated customer experience. Clean lines, hexagonal shapes and a diffusion of light and color are used throughout this 15,875 square-foot facility. Customers can expect to see th...

Enel Green Power has begun construction of the 300MW Seven Cowboy wind farm in Oklahoma. Consisting of 107 of GE Renewable Energy’s 2.82MW turbines, the project is due to begin operating by the end of 2022. Enel said that the wind farm would generate 1.3TWh of energy annually, enough to supply 120,000 households and avoid the emission of 758,000 to...

More than 320 attendees, 45 Italian brands, 200+ Italian wines and food products, 3 seminars presented by leading food and wine professionals, 1 sommelier competition. We thank everyone — exhibitors, presenters, sommeliers, and organizers — for a fantastic Taste of Italy 2022, now in its 8th year and now back in-person after a two-year hiatus. “We...