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At Ciao Pittsburgh, we often share stories of Italians and Italian-Americans beyond the Pittsburgh region. In keeping with our mission of covering all things Italian, from the heritage, culture, people and traditions, we turn our attention this week to New York Italians. New York Italians is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving, promo...

Rome is the second most popular international destination for US tourists this summer, after London, according to the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA).   The association's eleventh annual Hot Spots for Summer survey revealed that Rome is in second place with an eight per cent share of votes, with London in top place with nine per cen...

ArtsNaples World Festival a ten-day festival that will take place May 1 through 10 in Naples and feature a magnificent array of performances, exhibits, films, and experiences celebrating the cultural arts of Italy - is pleased to announce that it will open with a Venetian Masquerade on Thursday, May 1 at 7:00 p.m. at The Club at Olde Cypress. &nbs...

Delta Air Lines prolungherà il volo estivo tra Roma Fiumicino e New York JFK durante il prossimo inverno. Il servizio sarà effettuato insieme al partner di joint venture Alitalia, in aggiunta ai due voli già operati da quest'ultima per New York. Delta e Alitalia saranno gli unici vettori a operare collegamenti tra Roma e New York quest'inverno. &n...

By Jeff Gammage Michael DiPilla has a dream that's as big as the Colosseum and as alluring as the Mona Lisa: to build a national museum of Italian culture in Philadelphia.   Not because the city has the largest number of Italians - that would be New York. But because Philadelphia and Italians go together like, well, pasta and gravy, and hav...

On Friday, May 30, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh welcomed his colleague from Rome, Ignazio Marino, to City Hall to talk traffic and several other initiatives the two cities will work together on. After the meeting, Mayor Marino headed down to the BSA Space for a lecture titled "Traffic Advisory, From Rome to the North End: Life without driving".  ...

Eataly's future L.A. location has been confirmed: Westfield Century City.The New York-based market and restaurant offers high-end and authentic Italian food, wines, espresso and more. Eataly also functions as a school, so that customers can learn what to do with all those perfect meats and cheeses they can buy. Eataly previously announced their in...

The Newport International Polo Series, Presented by your Rhode Island BMW Centers, is pleased to announce the return of Italy on Saturday, July 19th at 5pm for a 6-chukker match against USA.   Competing for Italy will be a team from Rome, home of the oldest of Italy's 15 polo clubs, a significant footprint for the sport where only about 150...

by Jeanine Ramirez   A five-story building opening in Bensonhurst this fall will be called "Il Centro," which means "the center" in Italian. "Italians in Italy congregate in a piazza," said Carlo Scissura, president of the Federation of Italian American Organization. "So here, we don't have land, but we have a center."   The Fede...

Cross a discerning oenophile with an enthusiastic Italophile and you get the "Tasting in the Vineyards," the NIAF reception at the Charles Krug Winery in Napa Valley on August 23, 4 – 6 p.m.   Join NIAF Area Coordinator Angelina Mondavi, who is at the forefront of a new generation of winemakers in Napa Valley, for an exclusive wine-tasting o...

Fiat's Punto has received an extensive face lift and has acquired an intimidating stance, thanks to a larger grille, headlights that swoop back, and a healthy dab of chrome. The car is now a modern looking marvel that shows off with some good old fashioned Italian flamboyance.   The front end looks almost completely new, and so does the back...

You are invited to attend a performance of Vincenzo Bellini's beautiful opera "I Capuleti e i Montecchi" (the Romeo and Juliet story) which will take place at the GW Lisner Auditorium, 21st and H St. NW in DC at 6:00 pm on Sunday, September 28, 2014.   Concert opera is a form in which the singers are at the front of the stage and perform in...