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Mario Andretti became the Mario Andretti of legend on May 30, 1969. That’s the day he won his first and only Indianapolis 500 in commanding fashion, defeating second-place Dan Gurney by nearly two laps. He never took the checkered flag at The Brickyard again, but had an epic driving career that stretched into the 1990s. It included a Formula 1 cham...

Savino Del Bene, an Italian logistics and freight forwarding company, has opened four additional offices in the United States and acquired a Kansas City freight forwarder.The new offices are in Cincinnati, Nashville, Philadelphia and Phoenix. Savino Del Bene already had 14 offices in the United States. “The new offices are an indicative strategy o...

'The Sopranos' finale aired 12 years ago, but we're still thinking about one of the show's most prominent characters -- food! There's not a single episode of the New Jersey mafia drama that doesn't include someone chowing down on some braciole (stuffed beef rolls), manicotti (pasta stuffed with ricotta), baked ziti (a pasta bake with sausage) or a...

Tomatoes are a cornerstone of Italian cooking and there's one particular tomato that's prized and priced above the rest-- the San Marzano tomato. "They get this very low acidity, PH is around 4.5, and they're sweeter," said Elia Gambaccini, whose family owns Cafe Baonecci in North Beach. Gambaccini says San Marzano tomatoes make for great pizza and...

University of Texas pitcher Matteo Bocchi threw two innings of scoreless relief with four strikeouts against Big 12 Conference rival Oklahoma Sooners to close out his Longhorn baseball career at UFCU Disch Falk Field in Austin on May 16, 2019. The deceptive right-hander served as a starter and a reliever for a total of 33 innings during the 2019 se...

This is the Italian American Podcast, and in this episode, we talk to PBS-TV Star and Tenor Christopher Macchio about using your talent to serve your community. This is a fun-filled episode with a lot of stories, laughs and humor that might just make you reconsider your mission in life. Christopher Macchio is a PBS-TV Star & well-known Tenor. His p...

Michael Scagluso, a former studio sales executive with Universal Pictures and Columbia Pictures, died Wednesday at his home in Commack, New York, his family said. He was 90. The first son of five children of Italian immigrants, Scagluso was born on May 1, 1929, in Long Island City, New York. He attended Newtown High School and started at Universal...

Riguarda gli americani, però è sempre suggestivo immaginare l'ipotetico aspetto futuro di auto che portano nomi così prestigiosi come Alfa Romeo e Maserati. Il Gruppo FCA, sezione statunitense, ha organizzato un concorso di design per studenti delle scuole superiori americane. La competizione si chiama Drive for Design, il nome spiega tutto. La sfi...

Maria DiNota, a married mother of three who and is thankful to her Sicilian-born parents for raising her with a deep appreciation for her Italian heritage and loves cooking, entertaining, exercising, and spending time at the beach with her family, has completed her book “Tempo Di Mangiare”: a collection of delicious recipes for all tastes. Welcome...

Pizza is pizza, right? Not so fast. If you've ever visited Italy (or Eataly for that matter!), you might have noticed that there are many different types of Italian pizza, from la pizza Napoletana to la pizza Romana. Just like America has New York-style pizza, Chicago-style deep dish pizza, and so on, so do we have many different varieties in Italy...

Luca Guadagnino is set to start shooting his first TV series, “We Are Who We Are,” for HBO and Sky, “in a couple of weeks,” the director of “Call Me by Your Name” told Variety. Guadagnino is currently in Cannes with his star-studded short “The Staggering Girl,” which world-premieres Friday in Directors’ Fortnight. “We Are Who We Are” will focus on...

Bill de Blasio, the Democratic mayor of New York City, announced on Thursday that he was running for president, seeking to show that his brand of urban progressive leadership can be a model for the rest of the nation. It will be a steep challenge: He becomes the 23rd Democrat to enter the presidential race, and he does so against the counsel of man...