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A recent research shows how the ancient forests of the Pollino, which lie between Basilicata and Calabria and have been a UNESCO-recognized World Heritage Site since 2017, resist extreme events caused by the changing climate such as prolonged periods of drought and rising average temperatures better than other ecosystems. The centuries-old trees of...

Italy won the gold medal in the women's scratch with Martina Fidanza at the cycling world championships held in Roubaix (France). With seven laps to go, Azzurra upped the pace, shifted into high gear and grinded her games on the pedals. There was no fatigue that could stop her, nor adversary that could keep her head: adrenaline, technique, determin...

Inching closer to our reopening: let's get this party started! After a long summer of patiently waiting to get all the required permits, we're happy to report that construction work is finally under way at 124 Salem Street and the reopening of I AM Books is on the horizon! We may have a better idea of when we’ll actually open in a couple of weeks....

Quentin Tarantino was at the Rome Film Festival last night to receive a lifetime achievement award from the festival and Italian horror legend Dario Argento. During a wide-ranging on-stage talk about his career with fest head Antonio Monda, Tarantino discussed his influences, behind-the-scenes anecdotes from his movies and his appreciation for Ital...

It’s going to be an emotional weekend for many at the Gran Premio Nolan del Made in Italy e dell'Emilia-Romagna. Sunday the 24th of October will see Valentino Rossi (Petronas Yamaha SRT) take part in his final MotoGP™ race on home soil, at his beloved Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli.The nine-time World Champion announced he would be hanging u...

On Easter Sunday in 2020, in the early days of COVID-19 lockdowns, renowned opera singer Andrea Bocelli provided the world with a moment of hope and unity when he sang solo at the Duomo in Milan. His performance included renditions of “Ave Maria” and “Amazing Grace” — and it broke YouTube records. More than a year later, Sacramentans are singing “H...

Dick DeAngelis, the former NC State football player and assistant freshman football coach who wrote the history of NC State athletics on the walls of his Amedeo's Italian Restaurant on Raleigh's Western Boulevard, died Wednesday, two days after being admitted. He was 85. A native of Reading, Pennsylvania, DeAngelis was in the first recruiting class...

Italy's vaccination campaign is moving faster than the EU average, the Italian premier Mario Draghi said in the senate on Wednesday morning. Speaking ahead of the European Council summit on 20-21 October, Draghi said that as of today 86 per cent of the Italian population over the age of 12 has had at least one dose of the covid vaccine while 81 per...

Next time you're in the neighborhood, stroll a block east of St. Leo's Church to Stiles & Lloyd Streets to view this stunning 3D mural painted by internationally acclaimed muralist, CarlosAlberto Garcia-Hernandez. Sponsored by Little Italy Madonnari Arts Festival, the artwork was inspired by the Trevi Fountain in Rome and was painted on the wall of...

To celebrate the 21st Week of the Italian Language in the World the Consulate General of Italy in Miami is pleased to present the exhibition “Fashion During Dante Alighieri’s Time” in collaboration with the Italian organization Corsa all'Anello featuring authentic medieval costumes from Narni, Italy. ▶Watch the video to learn more https://www.youtu...

Brand Italy increases its value and becomes more precious. In the special ranking of the English consultancy Brand Finance, every year a list of the countries of the world is proposed based on their economic and financial prestige. Evaluated as if they were brands to be advertised and sold, the individual countries are given a numerical value based...

Tuesday evening October 26th, 2021 @ 6:30 pm. The Kingwood Firehouse: 952 Country Road 519 Frenchtown, NJ 08825. RSVP here. Filitalia members please RSVP to Joan Collison at ednjoan1@gmail.com by Oct 20 so we know the number of people attending. Donation: $5 per person at the door for expenses. Coffee/espresso will be provided. Feel free to bring a...