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From three-dimensional photographs for the preservation of Leonardo's original drawings at the Uffizi, to the handcrafted production of lutes and violins. "Every time they need a light similar to that of the sun's rays in terms of purity, intensity and chromatic yield, that is, that does not attack those materials that, if exposed to artificial lig...

Imagine a place where you could go and spend the day surrounded by the art and artifacts of the Italian American experience, where you can immerse yourself in our story, and learn new and surprising facts about the history of Italians in America… all free of charge! Well, if you’re lucky enough to live near or visit Los Angeles, California, this It...

Tony Bennett’s most recent collaboration with Lady Gaga, Love For Sale, has earned him his fifth Guinness World Record title. The second collaboration for the duo since Cheek to Cheek in 2014, and the 61st and final album for Bennett, 95, who revealed he has been battling Alzheimer’s disease since 2016, Love For Sale landed the legendary singer wit...

We are the country with the greatest records in international competitions for the best quality extra virgin olive oil. Now we are aiming to win also with table olives. We are currently ahead of the Spanish in terms of consumption and production, but the passion for the 80 or so varieties made in Italy is growing year after year, so much so that in...

It's Italian American Heritage Month! NIAF is celebrating in many ways, one being its biggest annual gala in Washington, D.C. For 46 years, the National Italian American Foundation has recognized Italian and Italian American achievements in business, art, science, finance, entertainment, medicine and beyond. NIAF will continue the tradition on Satu...

Christopher Columbus is staying put. And Marcus Whitman, in statue form, will move from Washington, D.C., to Walla Walla County. On Monday, Oct. 18, the Board of County Commissioners members Todd Kimball, Greg Tompkins and Jennifer Mayberry voted to allow the statue of Columbus to remain on the lawn of the Walla Walla County Superior Court, where i...

The recycling rate of paper and cardboard packaging in Italy has exceeded in 2020, 15 years in advance, the European target of 85% set for 2035, touching 87.3%. This is stated by the National Union of Recovery and Recycling Companies (Unirima) in the Report 2021. In the global context that has been affected by the pandemic crisis, the 600 recycling...

If you’re contemplating a fall trip to Italy consider the options below to take advantage of the country’s glorious countryside and to sample its autumnal foods and wines. City-centric travelers should also head to Genoa where a unique bi-annual cultural event, Rolli Days, expands to one week.  (For the latest travel requirements for Italy, and for...

Join us at Eataly Las Vegas for outdoor dining right on the Las Vegas strip for lunch or dinner. Our outdoor patio at La Pizza e La Pasta is open for Neapolitan-style pizzas, classic pasta dishes, seasonal salads, aperitivo plates, refreshing cocktails, and regional Italian vino. SOAK UP THE SUN AT OUR PALLINI INSPIRED PATIO As Italians, we know th...

I woke up recently with Italy on my mind, and then started my morning by sipping my coffee while pondering the question, “Why do I love Italy so much?” Of course, everyone loves Italy, even non-Italians from all over the world, who travel to and fall in love with the culture and history. How can you not fall in love with the beauty of the landscape...

How about visiting Piedmont on board a small vintage train getting on and off to visit wineries and castles, or catching one from Milan to reach Lake Como and have a leisurely lunch by the lake shores, or riding in the footsteps of Commissario Montalbano in Sicily? These are just some of the itinerary ideas presented during a recent press conferenc...

Following a year of virtual events, the Consortium of Balsamic Vinegar of Modena has announced the launch of the first annual Original Balsamic Week in New York. The inaugural, Original Balsamic Week will kick off in New York on November 1st and run through November 7th. With up to 20 restaurant partners, the collaboration will give foodies and Ita...