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di Piero Negri   Si chiamano Francesco Stephen Castelluccio, Tommy DeVito, Nicholas Macioci e Robert Gaudio. Italoamericani? Di più: italoamericani del New Jersey, di Newark, a 20 minuti d'auto dal centro del mondo, Manhattan.   È l'alba del nuovo decennio, gli Anni Sessanta, e Francesco, che diventa Frankie, Tommy, Nick e Bob voglion...

Dalla Silicon Valley a Broadway: Lorenzo Thione, l'inventore di Bing, prende tutti in contropiede. "È stato un cambio di passo naturale a un certo punto – cioè nel 2008, quando Powerset, la startup che lancia due anni prima, vende il motore di ricerca a Microsoft per cento milioni di dollari -. Non era entusiasmante l'idea di rimanere nel campo inf...

di Sara Notargiacomo   Più di 2 milioni di followers su Instagram e un marketing strategy altamente targettizzato sulla base di prodotti che, già di per sé, sono ideati e confezionati per una clientela dai canoni ben precisi. Brandy Melville, famoso marchio italiano di abbigliamento per adolescenti, dopo il suo arrivo negli Stati Uniti avven...

by NOIAW: Aileen R. Sirey - Founder & Chair Emerita, and Patricia A. Martone - Chair, National Board   Yesterday, the Italian American community lost one of its greatest heroes.   The National Organization of Italian American Women was extremely saddened to learn of the passing of Mario M. Cuomo, former governor of New York, spell...

US off-roaders seeking to rev up the four-wheel drive of a Jeep might soon find out that their American icon is made in Italy. In a sign of what comes with the takeover of Chrysler by Italian giant Fiat, US auto dealers have begun selling the Italian-made Jeep Renegade.   The new Renegade, a small 4x4 SUV, was shipped to dealers last...

"If you can't go to Sicily to get the best, let the best of Sicily come to you!" This is the slogan chosen by Amorfood for its North American debut which is set to conquer the US market. The Sicilian company will participate in the upcoming edition of Summer Fancy Food Show, the largest specialty food trade show in North America, which will be...

by Robert Slayton   In this baseball season it is appropriate to celebrate Joe DiMaggio, who would have been 101 this year. One of the greatest baseball figures of his era, he played with grace yet power, creating records still unmatched by newer, better-trained performers.   But Joe DiMaggio gave this country something more. For all...

On February 28, 1948, Peter and Marguerite Lazzara welcomed a daughter, Bernadette, into the world. By the time she was six, Bernadette had starring roles on the television shows Juvenile Jury, Name That Tune, and The Horn and Hardart Children's Hour.   When she was nine, she decided to use the stage name "Bernadette Peters" to avoid any eth...

Ever since the Neapolitan series of four novels by Elena Ferrante was published in English last year, the port has become a major destination for American and British enthusiasts alike.   These new visitors are as keen to explore the city's working-class streets as the more traditional attractions of historic palaces, churches and museums. T...

by Jason Lipshutz "I've never done this before," says Joe Germanotta, Lady Gaga's 59-year-old father. He's talking about writing and releasing a cookbook, and that changes on Tuesday (Nov. 22) as Germanotta releases Joanne Trattoria Cookbook: Classic Recipes and Scenes from an Italian-American Restaurant, shedding light on the inner workings of Jo...

Alcuni li puoi trovare al cimitero di Colleville sur Mer. Riposano con gli altri,un po' per­si in mezzo alle 9.387 croci bian­che, tutte uguali. Spuntano qua e là con un cognome che suona di­verso: Lewis A. Paolini, Michael F. Abatemarco, Carino H. Pinto, Philip S. Maniscalco... Persino, con una certa ironia macabra, il soldato semplice Bernardo L...

The ABA is happy to announce "The Giuseppe Velli Prize" of two hundred and fifty dollars for the best essay on Boccaccio written by a graduate student pursuing the degree in any American or Canadian University. All submissions must be made by email attachment in Word and sent to the secretary of the American Boccaccio Association:elsa.filosa@vande...