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Jennifer Martin is an Italian American living in the Boston, Massachusetts area whose dream became a reality many years ago when she traveled to Italy for the first time for a study abroad program back in college. Her goal at the time was to open her eyes to new horizons and get a true cultural experience of her heritage. As she traveled all over m...

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 At 6:30 pm Organized by : IIC In collaboration with : LHUCA, Texas Tech University, e l'Archivio Ezio Gribaudo Entrance : Free Surliuga currently serves as an Associate Professor of Italian at Texas Tech University. She is a scholar of contemporary Italian poetry, modern and contemporary Italian art, Italian cinema as w...

The new Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe has the appearance of a polished national chain restaurant, but the big boss is called "Mama," described by her children as a "short, old-school Italian lady," 77, who pops in for taste tests at all the Nardelli's locations to make sure her recipes taste as they should.   "I just want to make sure it's all r...

For the seventh consecutive year, Italian Club students ventured to Arthur Avenue in the Belmont District of the Bronx. The 41 students were accompanied by their chaperones, Mr. Adler, Mrs. Maccariello, Signora Lisa Siano and Italian Club adviser Signora Joan Scerbo Jenny on Wednesday, April 27.   The tastes, smells and customs of Italy...

by Liz Biro   Ask Chicago-style pizza lovers who makes Indy's best deep-dish pie and you'll get a ton of votes for Chi-Town native Giordano's and another ton for Indy's own South of Chicago.   When Giordano's made its Indy debut in January 2015 on the north side, fans crushed the restaurant. Three-hour wait times ensued. The pizzeria...

Anche un'italiana tra le app dell'anno premiate da Facebook. La bolognese musiXmatch si è aggiudicata il riconoscimento per Europa, Medioriente e Africa per il FbStart Apps of the Year, il concorso che premia le migliori app mobile aderenti al Programma. L'entusiasmo per i premi è stato alto quest'anno se si considerano le oltre mille iscrizioni pr...

Assemblyman Chad A. Lupinacci (R,C,I-South Huntington) recently welcomed the 2016 Senator John J. Marchi Memorial Scholarship for Athletic Achievement recipient, Rose Marie Pedretti, to Albany to be honored by the Italian-American Legislators Conference. Pedretti, a resident of Huntington and a student at Walt Whitman High School, was one of four s...

Christian Dior has finally found its designer. In a move that will break up one of the most feted design teams in fashion, Maria Grazia Chiuri of Valentino is expected to be named artistic director of Dior, becoming the first woman to lead the brand in its 70-year history.   The move, which is expected to be announced next month, has th...

Precious, small sculptures from the Medici collections, dating from Francesco I de' Medici's original collection up to the Grand Duke Leopoldo, are on display in Florence up to November 2 at the Gallerie degli Uffizi.   The exhibition opens with a handful of examples illustrating the characteristics of small-format sculptures of the Classica...

Obiettivo centrato. L'imprenditore Enrico Bergamelli e il coach Aldo Zini hanno vinto, nella categoria team maschili a due under 50, la celebre Race across America di ultracycling. I due hanno attraversato con successo gli Stati Uniti, percorrendo le 3069 miglia in otto giorni, 10 ore e 59 minuti, arrivando al traguardo di Annapolis.  ...

Farmers' markets are the perfect place to interact with local vendors and discover fantastic products. They're also perfect for Instagram-worthy weekend outings when all you really want to do is eat.   Little Italy Mercato goes above and beyond. Every Saturday from 8 AM to 2 PM, W. Cedar Street in Downtown San Diego is bursting with vendors...

Gelato artisans Angelo Lollino and Ali Caine Hung competed in the Gelato World Tour at Millennium Park in May, placing second with their flavor 'Chicago Pothole' to advance to the finals in Rimini, Italy, next September. Lollino and Hung vied for the title of "World's Best Gelato" against 15 teams from all across North, South and Central Ameri...