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Robert A. Gonnella, longtime director and former president of Gonnella Baking Co., died May 16. He was 84 years old. Mr. Gonnella was born in Chicago and graduated from John Carroll University. He began his 42-year career at Gonnella in 1957, serving as a director for more than 29 years and as president for more than 5 years. He retired in 1999. Go...

Siete a New York, nella baia di Manhattan, e state ammirando la Statua della Libertà. Come reagireste se qualcuno vi dicesse che l'opera, realizzata dallo scultore Auguste Bartholdi, è ispirata a una statua che si trova nella basilica di Santa Croce a Firenze? Per la precisione alla "Libertà della poesia" di Pio Fedi, il monumento funebre dedicato...

Italian-Americans are pretty split (and heavily opinionated) about whether their delicious Italian Sunday sugo is called “Sauce” or “Gravy.” As owner and content creator for Hardcore Italians for over 10+ years, I have seen this argument pop-up countless times. Opinions are always very one-sided and harsh. Nobody seems to care about where the term...

The Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition (“ONE VOICE”), America’s largest independent Italian American anti-bias organization, has launched a new initiative to bring interesting facts about the Italian American experience in America with a concise, interesting and fact-filled video. Dubbed “The ONE VOICE Minute” the debut edition released today con...

UA 964 has landed at Aeroporto Internazionale di Napoli! “Da oggi Napoli e NewYork saranno ancora più vicine! Questo nuovo collegamento diretto United renderà ancora più forti i legami tra la Campania e gli Stati Uniti, e faciliterà sia il turismo che le attività economiche”, ha detto la Console Generale Mary Ellen Countryman alla celebrazione per...

Adriana Trigiani’s Very Valentine. Starring Jacqueline Bisset and Kelen Coleman. Premiering Saturday, June 8th at 8/7c on Lifetime Television. Check your local listings Adriana is thrilled to share the official trailer for Very Valentine, starring Jacqueline Bisset and Kelen Coleman. Adriana’s screen adaptation of her bestselling novel premieres Sa...

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...

Domenica 2 giugno, in occasione della Festa della Repubblica, a New York presso Saint John's-in-the-Village Church (224 Waverly Pl, New York) si terrà la presentazione americana della seconda edizione del “Lunigiana International Music Festival” che si svolgerà a Fivizzano (MS) dal 18 al 28 luglio 2019. Durante la serata si esibiranno i docenti del...

Leonardo da Vinci was as much a serial entrepreneur as an artist. The Medici, Sforza, and King Francis provided him with start-up capital and political support the way a venture capitalist might a brilliant young innovator today. Like a modern-day Silicon Valley visionary, Leonardo saw only a small percentage of his creations come to fruition. But...

Fu alla base di un vero e proprio caso che determinò l’assegnazione a tavolino di uno scudetto, innescando di fatto la grande rivalità tra Milano e Varese nei giorni in cui le squadre avevano le sponsorizzazioni, rispettivamente, Simmenthal e Ignis. Ma poi ebbe modo di rifarsi, conquistando una Coppa dei Campioni proprio con Varese e vestendo la ma...

Open to the Public. June 2, 2019 - January 26, 2020. Tuesday - Sunday 10 AM - 3 PM. 644 North Main Street • Los Angeles, CA 90012 • 213.485.8432 • IAMLA.org. Free Admission • Donations Encouraged About the Exhibition: Italian Americans figure prominently in the world of animation, having given birth to iconic series including The Flintstones, Tom a...

Sicily’s first nature reserve, Zingaro, established in 1981, stretches for seven kilometers along the north-western coastline of the Gulf of Castellammare, between San Vito Lo Capo and Scopello – one of the few unspoilt stretches of coast in Sicily, with no roads to ruin the landscape.   It was thanks to the work of a few forward-thinking environme...