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Il 6 giugno 2004 il mondo piangeva la morte dell’ex presidente americano Ronald Reagan; quello in carica, George Bush, sulla strada per la Francia, si era fermato a Roma per incontrare Silvio Berlusconi; e in Italia nasceva YouTube. Non si chiamava così, si chiamava Orange Video, un omaggio al frutto simbolo della regione dove lavoravano i tre fond...

A month ago, it was easy to find a parking spot at Coletta’s Italian Restaurant in South Memphis. That’s not the case today-- but If there’s anything to learn about perseverance, just pay attention to the Coletta family. When FOX13 spoke with Lisa Coletta, the owner of the restaurant, a month ago she feared she would lose the family business that’s...

In light of the 2020 VOD being cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2002, I had the life changing honor to go to NIAF’s Voyage of Discovery program (or Gift of Discovery back then). I was just a young college student when I was selected to go on the Voyage of Discovery, and the experience completely changed my life. Before going on the Voyage...

Napolean Bonapart said, "There are only two forces that unite men - fear and interest." It is said Anna Magnani possessed both. Born into poverty to a teenage mother in Rome on March 7, 1908, her unwed mother, Marina Magnani, left Anna with her grandparents to be raised. Anna, a precocious and streetwise child at the age of 7, was sent to a French...

Paola's Pizza Barn has long been a destination in Sandy for after-game pizza parties and family gatherings. Now, Stephen Ferruzza of the well-known Al Forno Ferruzza in Rhododendron, has brought a new flavor to the Paola's kitchen by adding some of his authentic, thin-crust pies to the menu. Ferruzza's additions to Paola's offerings was marked by a...

The Italian Cultural Center joins the people of Minnesota and across the world grieving the unjust death of George Floyd. In line with our mission, our classes and events will continue to promote a culture of inclusiveness and understanding as a path to constructive and lasting change. "Non vi può essere vera libertà senza giustizia sociale, come n...

In video collegamento con “l’Italia con Voi”, la trasmissione di Rai Italia dedicata ai connazionali all’estero, Delfina Licata, curatrice del Rapporto Italiani nel mondo della Fondazione Migrantes, si sofferma sui possibili effetti della pandemia sull’emigrazione italiana all’estero, specie quella giovanile. Per via del coronavirus, “lo scenario è...

June 11, 2020 9 AM CT | 4 PM (Italy time). Italian American Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with The Extraordinary Italian Taste, the Ministry of Foreign affairs and International Cooperation and Assocamerestero, and with the participation of Barilla, Unioncamere and Spindox, is glad to promote a webinar, within the project "True Italian Tast...

As the warmer days of spring and early summer descend upon New York City, a new sense of life emerges. Bike riders whiz by, as dog walkers, exercise enthusiasts, and pedestrians fall into a cadence down the sidewalks. The parks are peppered with entertainers, couples, families, and those yearning for a bit of nature. Sun seekers pack up their cars...

Il primo virus proveniente dalla Cina che Cristian Fracassi ha visto in azione nella sua vita non è stato il coronavirus SARS Cov2, ma la delocalizzazione: quella smania di andare a far fare tutto in Cina che aveva contagiato un po' tutti a cavallo del nuovo millennio, "perché costava meno", e che aveva prima messo in crisi e poi chiuso le due picc...

Hours after the statue of Frank Rizzo was removed from the steps of the city’s Municipal Services Building, officials announced they would replace the mural of the controversial former Philadelphia mayor and police commissioner near the Italian Market in South Philadelphia.  “Together, The S. 9th Street Shopping District, the property owners and th...

Our dad, Pat Turano came from Calabria, Italy, in 1971 and opened his first pizzeria, Casa Turano at 21 years old. From there he opened, operated, and sold several restaurants and pizzerias – his most recent was Trattoria Rustica in Montclair, N.J. In 2016, he won a competition on Restaurant Impossible with Robert Irvine. When asked why he loves wh...