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Perhaps it is too convenient, the shorthand that melds into one shapeless mass the individuals who came from throughout the world to the United States near the turn of the 20th century, seeking a better life. In his first book, "Alba Nuova," (A New Dawn) one local author separates from the huddled masses one of the flesh-and-blood people who p...

di Daniela Polizzi È un poker che vale una buona fetta di quegli oltre 100 milioni di investimenti scritti a piano. Boston, Copenaghen, Trieste e Doha in Qatar sono le quattro carte che Eataly servirà sul tavolo tra dicembre e gennaio.   La capitale del Massachusetts sarà la prima apertura in calendario, prevista entro poche settimane, e po...

By Robert Ranieri   Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox and Joe Torre — three of baseball's most decorated managers — were unanimously selected Monday for induction to the Hall of Fame. La Russa ranks third on the list of all-time managerial victories, trailing only Connie Mack and John McGraw. Cox is fourth and Torre fifth.    La Russa, w...

Fincantieri e Princess Cruises, brand del gruppo statunitense Carnival Corporation & plc, hanno trovato l'accordo per la costruzione di una nuova nave da crociera. Il valore dell'investimento per la societa' armatrice e' di circa 600 milioni di euro.   La nave, che entrera' a far parte della flotta della compagnia nel 2017, avra' una sta...

The breast cancer treatment has changed dramatically over the recent years. It started out with surgeons doing radical mastectomy. Now the surgeons do partial operations removing the tumor and using radiation on the part of the breast which can be administrated in the operating room with electrons.   Dr. Gardner has developed the advanced me...

by Ed Iannucilli   This is one of my favorite Easter stories.... On Holy Saturday he wore a mopine...a dishcloth tucked in his belt while he scurried about the kitchen on an Easter pilgrimage; cooking pastiera, the traditional Easter rice pie. Dad found his recipe years before and wrote it on a 3×5 card, as if he had invented it. I...

U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati has named Bruce Arena as the new head coach of the U.S. Men's National Team. The most decorated head coach in American soccer history, Arena most famously guided the U.S. to its best finish in the World Cup in more than 80 years with a quarterfinal appearance in 2002 and returns to the job where he amassed the mos...

The Italian-flavored cruise line, MSC, arrived at the port of Miami in style, making quite a first impression with a floating escort of four Fiat 500's. The Fiats aren't the only Italian export lending some dolce vita to the MSC Divina, the first of the brand's ships positioned in North America year round, in this case, sailing from Miami to the t...

The owner of Giuseppe Zanotti, an Italian luxury shoemaker, has appointed an adviser to help it explore a possible sale of the maker of $3,250 heeled sandals and $875 sneakers, three people with knowledge of the matter said.   Vicini SpA, based in the town of San Mauro Pascoli, has appointed investment bank Rothschild to examine strategic op...

An Italian company has developed a plan to restore the dialpidated USS Williamsburg, once the presidential yacht of Harry S Truman. Green Yachts, based in Genoa, Italy, displayed the concept in a Dec. 20 spread on the website of SuperYacht Times.   "The proposal is to transform the Williamsburg into a moden yacht while keeping intact he...

Few business journalists make their way into pop culture. Then there's Maria Bartiromo, who was dubbed as the "Money Honey." Joey Ramone of the Ramones was clearly smitten with her, too. He sang her praises in his song, "Maria Bartiromo."   "I've traveled the world, largely on business going from Asia to Europe and Brazil," says the 46-year-...

Contributors are needed for Italian-Americans: A History and Culture of a People, a historical reference book scheduled to be published by ABC-CLIO.   The book will be comprised of about 160 entries on various topics pertaining to Italian-American history and culture divided into five areas: I. Patterns of emigration: Urban and rural settlem...