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Members of the American Society of Italian Heritage recently gathered at the Clarion Inn & Suites Conference Center for fellowship, food and fun as they honored St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Deputy Eugene Alexis with their annual Rising Star Award. Since 2003, the north shore group has given the award to an outstanding deputy who has worked for...

by Claudia Astarita   Italy magazine recently reported the fascinating story of Herb Eckhouse's prosciutto. It is a Made in the USA ham that is not even trying to rival the famous Parma and San Daniele, rather to take inspiration from them on how to create a business out of the huge availability of pigs in Iowa.   Everything started w...

by Marguerite Preston   Here's a guide to eight great restaurants that are serving that traditional Italian-American Christmas Eve dinner, the Feast of the Seven Fishes. Many have taken the literal route, and are serving seven course meals of octopus, salt cod, clams, and more, but there are also few more condensed meals on the list. ...

by Tommaso Ebhardt   Lamborghini SpA, Volkswagen (VOW) AG's Italian supercar division, plans to start building the Urus sport-utility vehicle in three years, the brand's first model in the segment since the Rambo Lambo of the 1990s.   "The expectation" is to introduce the SUV in 2017, Lamborghini Chief Executive Officer Stephan Winkel...

Last month Vinitaly International, the worldwide ambassador of Italian wine, announced the appointment of Ian D'Agata as scientific director of its new educational initiative Vinitaly International Academy (VIA), which will launch at its New York event on February 3. An innovative masterclass series that combines focused tastings with academic lect...

Americans are drinking more Italian wines than Italians themselves, owing to the popularity of sparkling wines from the southern European country and millennials.   Italian varieties are the top imported wine in the United States, which is the world's largest consumer market, according the Italian Wine and Food Institute.   Read more...

Director David O. Russell is known for his up close and personal style of filmmaking, but it was one of his fans who got hands-on at a screening of American Hustle in Hollywood on Sunday. The mystery lady, wearing a chic red dress, lavished attention on the filmmaker, clasping his hand and whispering in his ear after he had accepted the Filmmaker...

by Martin J. Reed   For everyone in southwest Shelby County who's been anticipating the opening of Joe's Italian Crossroads Café in Montevallo, the wait will soon be over. The popular Alabaster eatery's new location focusing on takeout is opening Monday at the intersection of Highway 119 and Shelby County Road 22 in north Montevallo, sa...

"L'Italia ha una ricchezza, una diversità, una capillarità di risorse ed energie che chi viene dall'estero conosce benissimo. C'è una domanda di Italia nel mondo a cui non possiamo rispondere con iniziativa solo nazionale: c'è una diversità di regioni, città, realtà imprenditoriali e culturali che rappresentano la vera ricchezza e potenzialità del...

The Lowcountry has no shortage of cultural festivals, and yet two years ago a group of area residents felt something was still missing. "We have every festival imaginable in the tri-county area, but there was no Italian festival," said Teri Lupinacci.   And thus the Lowcountry Festa Italiana, LLC was born. The nonprofit organization exists...

Torna A Sorrento is a sturdy, no-nonsense brick structure on a corner lot. It's easy to miss as you drive by, and it doesn't bother offering a website of customer testimonials, or a Twitter feed for selfies.   The walls of the tiny foyer are decorated with a haphazard, childlike collage of glossed and polished seashells, and the hostess stat...

Position Type: District/K-12 Italian Teacher Closing Date: 05/16/2014Date Posted: 4/29/2014Location: District (BO)Date Available: 09/01/2014   Position Information - Full Time Italian (High School and Middle School)- K-12 Italian Certification Required