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È stato firmato a Roma un accordo per migliorare il livello tecnologico e la competitività delle imprese italiane. Protagoniste sono due importanti agenzie italiane per cui il rapporto con le imprese è cruciale: l'ICE, Istituto per il commercio estero e l'ENEA, Agenzia nazionale per le nuove tecnologie, l'energia e lo sviluppo economico sostenibile...

Giulia and Lorenzo are two young Italians at their first date, drinking an espresso in an Italian restaurant in New York City.   It looks like they are enjoying their time together, but Lorenzo from time to time gets distracted and looks at his watch impatient. Giulia asks him if everything is ok, Lorenzo embarrassed spills the beans: he rea...

By Mauro Battocchi   Among the various incubators and accelerators of the Bay Area, US MAC lead by Alfredo Coppola stands out for good reason.   For 17 years, the firm has been focused on finding promising tech ideas abroad and bringing them to thrive in the heart of Silicon Valley. And they do this on a prolific scale: US MAC has adv...

by Madeline Skaggs   Dan Rosenthal hasn't opened a restaurant in more than 10 years. Now the man behind Trattoria No. 10 and Sopraffina Marketcaffes is about to open two restaurants in one space in Streeterville.   Rosenthal, a 45-year industry veteran, is planning another Sopraffina — his sixth — and an as-yet-unnamed small-plates It...

IASA awards this annual fellowship to the author of the year's outstanding Ph.D. dissertation or MA thesis proposal in Italian American studies. We welcome all approaches to the field of study.   ELIGIBILITY: Graduate students in any discipline whose work focuses on Italian American culture are eligible and encouraged to apply.Graduate stud...

The Greater Ramsey chapter of UNICO National, an Italian-American service organization that engages in charitable works, is hosting a Bocce Playoff that promises to be great fun while raising funds to support charities in the Ramsey community.   The tournament will take place Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Ramsey Pool Bocce Courts from 11 a.m. to 3...

This year Columbus day celebrations are extremely special as four mayors from the province of Siracusa ( Canicattinini, Floridia, Solarino and Rosolini) will be visiting Hartford to take part in the celebrations. The Hartford Italian Clubs have joined forces to make this visit a very special one indeed and on 10-12 we will host a gala dinner at Aq...

The iconic Italian jewelry company Bulgari takes the colloquial expression "bling bling" to a whole new level. Trendsetter in every sense of the word, Bulgari is always at the forefront of opulent luxury. It is a brand synonymous with glamour and celebrity, a personal favorite of icons like Elizabeth Taylor. The De Young Museum in San Francisco is...

A new Neapolitan restaurant, opening in mid December in Midtown, is looking for personnel for pizza/oven assistant, pastry chef, bus, runners, waiters, cashier, receptionist and wine-bar tender. Italian natives, first generation, or Italian looking preferred. Requirements are: basic Italian (or an accent), over 18 years of age, affability of charac...

Like most poets, Jonathan Galassi is also the president of one of the world's most renowned publishing houses and is the foremost translator of Nobel Prize-winning Italian poet Eugenio Montale. He probably also has a cat. Galassi runs Farrar, Straus and Giroux, which has Montale and 21 other Nobel laureates on its roster, as well as a phalanx of a...

by Kathy McCormack   Children's author and illustrator Tomie dePaola tackled a big stack of his books on the table. A longtime fan plunked them down at the book signing — just a sampling of the nearly 250 he's worked on.   "It's like watching my life go by," he said with a chuckle as he signed book after book for Katherine Pixley, a r...

by Tricia Vanderhoof   The building that houses Table 42 was built by Leopold D. Schwartz in 1872 as one of three hostelries in Dover and was once the Central Hotel. To most Morris County residents, it's probably best remembered as the former Laughing Lion.   The high tin ceilings at the restaurant, owned by Chuch Leanza and open...