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Planning an escape to the Aeolian Islands in Sicily may conjure up images of sailboats, skippers and yacht charters. But for those who prefer to explore the islands by day – and sleep on dry land by night – the archipelago offers an array of charming hotels, resorts and catered apartments that will entice even the most discerning seafarers. Andrea...

Even though Pixar Animation is still sitting on the release of their next film Soul, the animation studio has already announced their next project, and it will arrive next summer. Pixar’s Luca is a coming-of-age story said to follow as young boy as he and a new friend experience an unforgettable summer filled with gelato, pasta and endless scooter...

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is launching in Italy the production of the Jeep Compass model, including an electric version, the company said on Tuesday. The project is part of the development contract signed with Invitalia, the economy ministry's national agency for investments and business development, to boost the production capacity of the FC...

Bitter yet sweet. This summer, Negronis are overtaking Spritz. From Chef Nicolas Stefanelli’s award-winning Pugliese restaurant, Masseria, in Washington, DC to Bestia Trattoria in LA, it's hard to find an Italian restaurant that has not taken this carry-away cocktail to the next level. Masseria has capitalized on its vintage spirits collection, off...

L'Italia turistica sembra reagire al Covid. E in agosto lo fa meglio di altri paesi. Certo, il mese di mezza estate è quello della vacanza italiana ante litteram, in nessun'altra parte del mondo c'è una stagionalizzazione tanto spinta, e questo, sommato alla bassa propensione all'espatrio innescata in qualunque angolo del mondo dalla pandemia fa il...

Join the Italian Chambers Network in North America on August 5th, 2020 for a conversation with Carlo De Simone on the “Innovative Toolkit for International Economic Recovery” hosted by SIMEST – the Italian public entity that supports enterprises through their whole expansion cycle abroad, from the initial assessment of opening up to a new market, t...

Picturesque villages, unexpected art treasures, incredible landscapes and gourmet stops: a road trip in Italy offers the best of the country. And because you’re driving, you can savor it at your own pace, stopping wherever you please and where curiosity leads you. This is part one of a multi-part series about road tripping in Italy, as we have many...

A new Italian restaurant is coming to the former Salty Goat space at 2078 Wall Street, Spring Hill. The restaurant is called Mozzarella Bar, Italian Eatery and will offer both sit-down and grab and go options. The projected open date is November. “The Mozzarella Bar is an Italian Eatery featuring a Roman-style mozzarella bar, ‘Neo’ Neapolitan pizze...

Giuseppe Paterno, 96, has faced many tests in life: childhood poverty, war and now, the Covid-19 pandemic. This week, the former railway worker stepped forward to receive his diploma and the traditional laurel wreath awarded to Italian students when they graduate, Reuters reports. Already in his 90s when he enrolled for a degree in History and Phil...

If you have traveled around the City of Erie, you may have seen the signs already up for the upcoming virtual Italian Festival in Erie. The long-standing tradition at Saint Paul's Roman Catholic Church in Erie's Little Italy section, is a days-long event featuring homemade Italian food and pastries, a big basket raffle, Italian music and more. Deac...

Admit it – it’s been on your mind since that first viewing of “Under the Tuscan Sun” … owning your own magical villa in the lush Italian countryside surrounded by singing birds and plentiful wine. After all, who amongst us wouldn’t relish “la bella vita” under our own clay tile roof somewhere in Italy? Dreams aside, many who are realistically consi...

Since the dramatic and deadly collapse of the Morandi bridge over the Italian port of Genoa two years ago, builders have worked around the clock, through a judicial investigation and the coronavirus pandemic, so a new bridge could open on time. Designed by a native son of the city, architect Renzo Piano, and built in a record 15 months, the new Gen...