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By Greta Lint Facebook exploded with lively discussion when area residents learned a new Italian restaurant was opening in town. It's been a while since Seagrove had a restaurant and locals have been anxious to sink their teeth into a nice hot pizza.   Primavera Italian Restaurant, 7042 U.S. 220 Alternate (the old U.S. 220), just north of t...

By Rob Abruzzese The Italian American Law Students Association (IALSA) at Brooklyn Law School (BLS) hosted its 2016 holiday gala in Downtown Brooklyn last Friday where it honored Janet DiFiore, chief judge of the Court of Appeals and New York state, as well as seven other top Italian-American jurists.   "We saw the Columbian Lawyers honorin...

By Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya The lowdown: Before becoming commercialized in Italy in the 1840s, fernet, an aromatic bitter that's considered a sub-sect of Italian amaro, put down roots in medicine. One of its key ingredients, myrrh, has been used medicinally for thousands of years (also makes a great gift for a potential lord and savior).   When it...

Il prossimo 14 e 15 settembre si terrà ad Asiago, nella sala del cinema Lux in Viale Matteotti 21, un importante convegno dedicato ai rapporti tra Italia e USA, organizzato dall'Associazione "Proposta per l'Italia", in collaborazione con la rivista giuridica "Nova Itinera. Percorsi del diritto nel XXI secolo" e con National Italian American Foundat...

The Italian Consul General of Los Angeles, Giuseppe Perrone, has come to Arizona on January 23rd and paid a visit to Governor Janice Brewer. The Italian Consul General discussed the initiatives and cooperation between Italy and Arizona reinforcing at the same time the presence and the importance of the Business Italian Community in this dynamic Sou...

On March 5, scholar, rseaercher, and bibliographer James Periconi will discuss his landmark book Strangers in a Strange Land: A History of Italian-Language American Imprints, 1830–1945. With essays by Robert Viscusi, Francesco Durante, and Martino Marazzi this is a beaurifully illustrated catalogue of the Italian-language book-publishing industry t...

Old school Italian comic Dom Irrera and new school Italian comic Sebastian Maniscalco will headline four big shows in Connecticut tonight, March 22 and March 23 & 30, 2013.   Dom Irrera's stand-up material was honed in a multi-generational Italian household. He grew up in South Philadelphia while living with his mother, sister, grandmoth...

Chrysler Group LLC's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne addressed more than 1,000 automotive leaders at the 2013 SAE World Congress Annual Banquet today, at COBO Center in Detroit about the need to evolve the industry's business models as well as defining a path that would produce the innovation needed to grow the auto industry...

Da domani e fino a sabato 11 maggio, un funzionario del Consolato generale d'Italia a New York sarà in missione a Rochester per raccogliere le impronte digitali dei connazionali che abbiano bisogno di un nuovo passaporto.   La missione, sottolinea il Consolato, ha l'obiettivo di agevolare l'ottenimento del passaporto da parte dei connazional...

Dunnas, known as a premium fashion brand, based in Gatteo Mare, Italy, is pleased to announce that the brand will start operations in North America in July with a presence at the Swimshow 2013 (booth # 685) in Miami Beach Convention Center.   Dunnas will exhibit the "Collezione 2014" designed in Italy by Francesca Magnani, composed of 40 mod...

In doing reseach for this post, I was sure that Italian immigrants found their way to Detroit, because it was a major industrial center that offered job opportunities the immigrants were seeking in coming to America. What totally surprised me was the number of immigrants who settled in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. A land totally different from...

Il Presidente della Repubblica, Giorgio Napolitano, ha ricevuto questa mattina al Quirinale l'Ambasciatore degli Stati Uniti d'America in Italia, David Thorne.   Giunto al termine della sua missione diplomatica in Italia, a Thorne è stata conferita l'onorificenza di Cavaliere di Gran Croce dell'Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana. &n...