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The larger-than-life Rockefeller Center Christmas tree once again came to life Wednesday evening in New York City. The 12-ton, 82-foot Norway spruce — adorned with 50,000 lights — was crowned with a star ornament that holds 3 million Swarovski crystals. Almost lost to history, it was Italian immigrants, during the height of the Great Depression in...

Italy's employment rate reached 60.5% in October, the highest level on record since the start of the statistical series on this factor in 1977, ISTAT said on Thursday. The national statistics agency said the number of people in work increased by 82,000 with respect to September, taking the employment rate up by 0.4 of a percentage point. It said 23...

TikTok creator and Italian-born cook Nadia Caterina Munno, known affectionally to her fans as “The Pasta Queen,” has signed with CAA. Munno got her start on TikTok in the midst of the pandemic, where she endeared herself to viewers with lively cooking videos focused on Italian cuisine and, more specifically, pasta. The creator and chef is originall...

Students from the Italian program at Meredith College attended the 16th annual Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival in Charleston, S.C., November 11-13, 2022, together with their instructor, Sandra Pesoli. The festival, hosted by the College of Charleston, screened 13 Italian movies produced in Italy over the past two years. The movies included a mi...

As of December 1, it is possible to renew your Italian passport at the Honorary Italian Consulate in Orlando located at 111 N Orange Ave. Great relief for the local community who will not have to face long journeys to the Consulate General in Miami. The demand for services in Florida is in great a to growth. We are seeing a very strong migration an...

The global geography of tourism continues its run. Indicators are very good for a sector that has been among the hardest hit by Covid, and although China still remains closed due to pandemic-related restrictions, tourist flow estimates for 2023 are promising. Although 40 percent of Europeans say they are concerned about rising costs, 70 percent are...

The weekend is here and if you are looking for an affordable outing the whole family will love, KPRC 2 is here to help. KPRC 2′s Sofia Ojeda went inside Cirque Italia, a water circus of performances under the big top, right in our backyard. Aerial hoops, jugglers, contortionists, and thousands of gallons of water. Just a few of the acts you will ex...

Colder weather calls for warm, filling dishes, and few fit the bill better than pasta. While many global cuisines have some type of noodle dish, Italian pasta often first comes to mind. And the best thing about Italian restaurants in Greater Columbus is the level of diversity and skill that goes into making some of the city’s best pasta dishes. It...

In a residential area west of downtown Keene, there are still signs of what was once the city’s Italian neighborhood. Drive up Island Street and you’ll pass Carbone’s Window and Awning, founded decades ago by a son of immigrants. A few blocks away, members gather at the William Marconi Italian Club. Now, the Keene Heritage Commission is turning to...

There is a running joke in Italy that the region of Molise simply does not exist. One of Italy’s smallest, poorest, and arguably least known regions, Molise has always lived on the fringes of Italian consciousness. It is merely a blip in international circles. While travel writers obsess over the rest of Italy, this land of livestock and valleys, t...

Italian influences have come to Bainbridge. Armando Petruccelli and Martin Merino, previously of Queens, launched Bainbridge Market and Delicatessen at 1 Freiot Ave. in mid-October. Petrucelli said, after decades in the hair and beauty industry and a COVID-induced hospital stay, he refocused his business sensibilities. “I come from the beauty indus...

Fort George G. Meade held a joint wreath-laying ceremony last Sunday in memory of the two Italian and 33 German World War II prisoners of war buried at the post cemetery. Fort Meade Garrison Commander Col. Michael A. Sapp and Command Sgt. Maj. Andre Welch welcomed Rear Adm. Axel Ristau, German Military Attaché, Brig. Gen. Stefano Messina, Italian M...