NEWS FROM : USA  

On the second Monday of October, many businesses in the United States will be closed for a federal holiday officially known as Columbus Day.    Businesses in the entire state of Alaska, however, will be closed for Indigenous Peoples Day, after Gov. Bill Walker renamed the holiday last year. The city of Cambridge, Massachusetts, will als...

«I l made in Italy non si tocca: noi abbiamo sempre giocato questa carta anche quando non andava di moda; d'altronde come si può costruire un capo di fattura sartoriale come uno smoking da donna senza modellisti italiani e soprattutto, come da noi, interni all'azienda?». Alessandra Lombardini, coordinatore creativo dell'azienda di famiglia fondata...

The organization of Grafitalia and Converflex is now proceeding at full steam in view of the upcoming edition of the two exhibitions, part of the great event taking place in 2015 at Fieramilano.   The presidency of the two exhibitions was confirmed to Vincenzo Boccia for Grafitalia and Simona Michelotti for Converflex - two prominent preside...

The recent debut of the Mangusta 110 marks the first time Overmarine Group has presented a worldwide premier of a used model in the US. To provide unparalleled comfort and stability aboard the luxurious yacht, Overmarine has chosen Seakeeper gyro stabilization systems.   Seakeeper has previously worked with Overmarine Group on highly success...

by Don H. Doyle   In the summer of 1861, an American diplomat in Turin, Italy, looked out the window of the U.S. legation to see hundreds of young men forming a sprawling line. Some wore red shirts, emblematic of the Garibaldini who, during their campaign in southern Italy, were known for pointing one finger in the air and shouting l'It...

by Cookie Curci   Like most people, I love to eat good food, especially during the holidays, when an abundance of traditional fare is set upon the family table. As an Italian-American, I enjoy the taste, textures, and aromas of the foods of my heritage. To me, these foods represent a continuity of family and tradition. For that reason, I lik...

by William Fierman   "The next wave of Italians has come to America," a 2010 commercial for the Fiat 500 proclaimed. Brightly-colored examples of the itty-bitty city car slid around typical Italian alleyways paved with cobblestones and then ... dove suddenly into the sea, to then emerge from the depths on the beaches of Brooklyn.  ...

Frank Sinatra Jr., who carried on his famous father's legacy with his own music career and whose kidnapping as a young man added a bizarre chapter to his father's legendary life, died Wednesday. He was 72. The younger Sinatra died unexpectedly of cardiac arrest while on tour in Daytona Beach, Florida, the Sinatra family said in a statement to...

by Rachel Greenberg   Last opportunity for local families to sign up to host a wonderful female teenager from Italy coming to our area on June 29 for a 4 week homestay program!   Don't miss this unique chance to travel the world from your own home, get a friend for life that you can visit. Share your America and teach your children ab...

This is one sexy Italian-American beauty! What’s not to love about the De Tomaso Pantera?   This multinational gem was designed by famed Dutch-American auto designer Tom Tjaarda. The beautiful, sleek body was hammered out in Italy by Ghia Marcello Gandini and the heart of the beast was the venerable Ford 351 Cleveland V-8. Ford discontinued...

The Fondazione "Giovanni e Francesca Falcone" and the Fulbright Program in Italy, in cooperation with the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), are pleased to announce the Fulbright Fondazione Falcone-NIAF Scholarship in Criminology. Students must submit applications for the academic year 2016-17 by the deadline: October 13, 2015.   "...

"Confimprese World valica l'Atlantico. Ormai è tutto pronto, le intese sono state firmate: nelle prossime settimane aprirà un nuovo "Operative Branch" in America, nella West Coast. Gli Stati interessati sono Arizona, California e Nevada. La sede principale sarà a Phoenix". Lo ha annunciato Fabio Desideri, presidente di Confimprese World. «Con...