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Bulgari is betting on the U.S. market, innovation, and a reinvestment in of one of its most popular designs to bolster its bottom line. Jean-Christophe Babin, chief executive officer of the LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton-owned jeweler, told WWD while in New York to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the house's Bulgari watch style that, "when...

By Peter Baker and Gardiner Harris   With pageantry, spirituality and a touch of his own trademark humor, Justice Antonin Scalia was honored on Saturday as a capital riven by his death briefly set down its political weapons to mourn what his son called "the country's good servant." The nation's leaders, including justices, judges, lawmakers...

With Maserati's highly anticipated new Levante, a new wind is blowing through the premium SUV segment. The name "Levante" is inspired by a warm wind that can change from gentle to gale force in an instant that can emerge any season or time of the year, day or night, mirroring the powerful and soulful character of Maserati's first SUV.   Foll...

SCARCI Italian Resort Wear is introducing to the market the first Italian clothing line to feature a modern U.S. Fit. "Most distinguished American men want to wear designer European clothing but can't because of the unique fit. When I talk to Americans about our Italian clothing, the first response is usually 'I can't wear that.' With SCARCI's...

Fiat Chrysler plans to introduce a new lineup of rear-wheel drive Alfa Romeo sedans and SUVs that will take the fight to BMW, Mercedes and Audi, and they will do so with Ferrari powerplants. These models are slated to arrive starting in 2016, and the high-end versions of these cars will use powerplants designed by Ferrari.   Since 2004, Alfa...

by Elizabeth Vallone   As the years pass, 68 to be exact, the memories of WWII fade further and further away. Unfortunately, parts of history are not always remembered and often not acknowledged. I wonder how many young people today realize that captured Italians, Germans, Japanese were removed from their theaters of war and brought to camps...

This June, in honor of the Feast of Saint Anthony of Padua, Father Paolo Floretta will bring a holy relic of St. Anthony of Padua from his Basilica in Padua, Italy. Father Paolo will visit four dioceses in the Tri-State area: the New York Archdiocese, The Brooklyn/Queens Diocese, The Paterson, New Jersey Diocese and The Bridgeport, Connecticut Dioc...

di Roberto Natalini   Gli autentici aromi e i sapori della più grande isola d'Italia si diffondono nella West Coast americana a partire da San Francisco. Tre giorni interamente dedicati alla scoperta di tre cantine, rappresentative di aree di produzione diverse, in tre città simbolo di altrettanti stati americani della costa ovest: San...

April 27-29, 2017. JOHN D. CALANDRA ITALIAN AMERICAN INSTITUTE. Queens College, City University of New York. 25 West 43rd Street, 17th floor (between 5th and 6th Avenues), Manhattan. In his 1983 book Acoustic Communication, Barry Truax defined acoustic communities as "any soundscape in which acoustic information plays a pervasiv...

by Luca Martera   Dear friends of "We The Italians", my name is Luca and I'm an Italian documentary filmmaker, comedy writer and mass-media historian. Maybe some of you remembered the interview about the history of Italian Americans in the US Tv Industry issued on this newsletter published by Umberto Mucci and included in his book recen...

The Italian-American singer of hit song Big Girls Don't Cry isn't feeling emotional that the Broadway musical, based on the career of his group the Four Seasons, will soon take its final bow after a lengthy run in New York's hugely competitive theatre district. The musical, which opened in 2005, tells the story of Valli and bandmates Bob Gaudio, T...

Today, Amanda Knox has again hit the news wire with the announcement of her latest request to appeal her murder conviction.   Everything seemed to have quieted down after Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito's guilty convictions for their involvement in the murder of Meredith Kercher were confirmed last January 30, 2014. They were each given s...