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Seguendo le orme del Consolato Generale d'Italia, che si è trasferito nello stesso stabile lo scorso anno, alcuni giorni fa l'ex Italian Trade Commission, ora Italian Trade Agency, ha inaugurato la nuova sede nel cuore di Century City a Los Angeles.   Forse meno spaziosi rispetto ai precedenti ma, decisamente moderni, luminosi e funzionali,...

In the lofty and impressive Borghese Gallery in Rome, the Polo Museale of the City of Rome and the Soprintendenza Special for Historic, Artistic and Ethno-Anthropological Heritage present Giacometti. La Scultura until May 25th, 2014. The exposition brings one of the 20th-Century's unparalleled artists, Alberto Giacometti, to the Eternal City; acco...

When Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is waiting patiently for his spoonful of rigatoni and scallops, too, you know you're in for a real Italian party. But what else would you expect at a dinner in honor of a 200-year-old Italian rock star? On Thursday, the Washington Chorus's "The Essential Verdi" gala held at the Italian Embassy was dedicate...

By Vincenzo Pascale Venerdì pomeriggio di forti emozioni per la nutrita delegazione italiana arrivata a City Hall per salutare il sindaco di New York Bill de Blasio. Il sindaco di Airola, Michele Napoletano, piccolo centro della Valle Caudina, Benevento, distante solo sette kilometri dalla ormai famosa Sant'Agata dei Goti, paesino dal quale oltre...

Some forthcoming titles that may be of interest to our readers. All are available for preorder at Amazon.com• Italian Birds of Passage: The Diaspora of Neapolitan Musicians in New York by Simona Frasca Publisher: Palgrave MacmillanPublication Date: August 7, 2014Paperback: $80.46Language: EnglishPages: 288 Read description   • Eye to Eye b...

An American consortium are reportedly interested in buying Cagliari and their Italian representative Luca Silvestrone has met with the mayor of the city Massimo Zedda to discuss the construction of a new stadium.   The investors wants to build a new arena and a sporting center in Sant'Elia, the area where the Sardinian club currently reside....

Life changed forever last week for a Fresh Meadows man who was reunited with his sister from Italy, from whom he was separated at birth. It sounds like a movie, but thanks to the efforts of a former Pentagon intelligence analyst who dabbles in genealogy, Peter Hart is now getting to know the older sister he thought he'd never meet."I'm totally in...

A lunch with the Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans May 15 felt like a meal with a big Italian family, complete with laughter and tears — including some from public-affairs consultant Thom Serafin.   Along with the homey pasta meal, there were self-deprecating jokes, bittersweet discussions about times gone by and some awkward moment...

Giuseppe Rossi's grandfather has labelled Cesare Prandelli 'a traitor' after the Italy boss excluded the striker from the World Cup squad.   The Fiorentina hitman had recovered from five months out with a knee injury and featured in Italy's 0-0 draw with Republic of Ireland at Craven Cottage on Saturday.   Read more   Source:&n...

The North Wildwood Original Italian-American Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary in the Wildwoods this year from Friday, June 27 through Sunday, June 29, with a weekend of food, fun and Italian-American heritage.   Festivities for the three-day event take place along Olde New Jersey Avenue in North Wildwood including street vendors disp...

In the last 18 months, Italy has pushed through aggressive reforms to promote innovation in the Italian economy and reduce bureaucratic red tape. For instance, thanks to an initiative called Restart Italia!, a startup can now be registered for 50 EUR through self-certification with the Chamber of Commerce.   Or, did you know that Italy adopt...

Growing up in a tight-knit Italian-American family, Marcus Benedetti knew those ties would one day lead him toward taking over Petaluma-based Clover Stornetta Farms.   "I always did think that after seeing my dad and grandfather talk business around the fireplace," Benedetti said. "I wanted that relationship with my dad that he had with his...