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Italian food dominates the menu this week for local restaurant openings. One locale is expanding, while two new restaurants will offer pizza, pasta and other Italian favorites.   In Summerlin, however, patrons will say adios to an upscale Mexican restaurant for the second time. Take a look at some of the valley's recent openings and closin...

By Franco Esposito Ignazio Boschetto, bolognese, 19 anni. Gianluca Ginobile, abruzzese, 18 anni. Piero Barone, agrigentino, 20 anni. I tre tenorini, che insieme formano il trio operistico-pop "Il Volo".   Un nome che è tutto un programma, sinonimo di ambizioni e di voglia di successo. I tenorini sono già in volo nei cieli degli Stati Uniti,...

By Giovanni di Napoli   Thursday night (Sept. 5th) I attended a special double feature at the Italian American Museum in Manhattan. The program included a book presentation by author Giovanni Pellerito and a live performance by acclaimed Calabrian singer-songwriter Michéal Castaldo. Treated to a glass of sparkling prosecco, we got comfortable an...

ICE-Agenzia, in collaborazione con UCIMA (Unione Costruttori Italiani Macchine Automatiche per il confezionamento e l'imballaggio) sarà presente con uno spazio espositivo di 18 mq alla prossima edizione di Pack Expo Las Vegas (23 – 25 settembre 2013). Pack Expo Las Vegas è uno dei più attesi appuntamenti internazionali dedicati ai macchinari per l...

"Fra le tante brutte notizie per gli italiani nel mondo di questi tempi, ecco spuntarne una bella, davvero inaspettata. Così, senza clamore, alla chetichella, la Rai sta per riprendere a produrre programmi specifici per gli italiani all'estero da trasmettere su Rai Italia a partire dal 30 settembre". A darne notizia è "L'Italiano".   "S...

di Riccardo Chioni   In occasione dei 200 anni della nascita di Giuseppe Verdi, l'America giovedì ha tributato gli onori al compositore di Busseto mettendo in scena 36 concerti su tutto il territorio e il tempio musicale newyorkese della Carnegie Hall nell'occasione ha visto il debutto dell'Orchestra da Camera de La Scala con "Fantasie da op...

WTI Magazine #2    2013 Oct,25 Author : Annalisa Lospinuso for poisondrops.com      Translation by: The Language Institute   Yesterday, today, tomorrow: Sicily in their hearts. Even for the spring-summer 2014 collection, Dolce e Gabbana do not abandon the land that continues to be for them an inexhaustible source of inspiration. This time, howev...

A night of Italian/American Poetry will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 6:00 pm in the Sodano Coffee House (D'Angelo Center Third Floor). Presented by The Italian Cultural Center, two writers will be featured: Rachel Guido DeVries and George Guida. Rachel Guido DeVries is a southern Italian American (Sicilian and Calabrese). Her latest b...

Over the next several months, Ciao Pittsburgh will be profiling successful Italian-American entrepreneurs and business owners throughout the country. We want to learn a little about their business, how they became successful, what tips they can share with our readers, and also learn a little about their Italian heritage. This month, we are featurin...

A very helpful experience especially for networking. With some disenchantment about being able to attract investors. But also with lessons learnt about how to improve. The 16 Italian startups that attended the 5-day NYC market accelerator (December 2-6) organized by VentureOutNY are back to Italy with plenty of stuff to think about and connections...

by Jonathan Lemire Bill de Blasio has been sworn in as the 109th mayor of New York City, becoming the first Democrat to occupy City Hall in nearly two decades while vowing to pursue a sweeping liberal agenda for the largest U.S. city.   De Blasio took the oath of office moments after midnight Wednesday in front of his modest Brooklyn home a...

Miss Italia Peekskill, Nadia Manginelli, age 21 from Peekskill, NY will be competing in the Miss New York USA Pageant. Miss Manginelli will be representing all Italian Americans of the Hudson Valley on January 18th and 19th at the Performing Arts Center at Purchase College. Nadia graduated from Roy C. Ketcham High School and BOCES C...