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Acclaimed Italian-born chef and restaurateur, Angelo Elia, whose impressive roster of South Florida dining establishments includes three great Casa D'Angelo restaurants (www.casa-d-angelo.com), as well as a growing chain of Angelo Elia Pizza, Bar & Tapas, plans to expand his dining group by opening three new restaurants later this year.  ...

Benvenuto, Battistoni. The high-end Italian purveyor of luxury clothing for men and women is opening its first U.S. flagship in Beverly Hills when it opens its doors on March 16 at 9536 Wilshire Blvd.   The Italian brand started in Rome as a men's shirt label in 1946 when Guglielmo Battistoni started out as a shirt maker in a secluded ateli...

By Littice Bacon-Blood   The potential for severe weather has canceled the Friday night (April 1) opening of the 16th annual Festa Italiana in Kenner. Instead, the Italian Heritage Festival will begin Saturday at noon in Rivertown, Kenner city officials announced Friday (April 1).    "Safety is priority No. 1, so the decision has...

Artie Lange has experienced it all — fame, fortune, drug addiction and two suicide attempts. When you break it down, though, he's just a regular Italian guy from with a very colorful past — and a beautiful bayfront mansion.   Lange, who grew up in New Jersey before moving to Los Angeles, struck gold with a gig on "The Howard Stern Show"...

Turin, Italy-based Fidia S.p.A. moved its North American operations in Troy to a new 14,000-square-foot building in Rochester Hills. Fidia designs and builds numerical controls and high-speed milling machine systems for the production of complex-shaped parts for the automotive, aerospace and energy markets.   "Because our market share a...

Mitchell Museum of the American Indian and the city of Evanston are joining leaders of other progressive cities, universities and cultural institutions around the world to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day.   Celebrated on the second Monday of October, Indigenous Peoples' Day celebrates the contributions of Ind...

A fresco-covered Roman villa, found underneath a church on Italy's sun-kissed Amalfi coast, is set to open to the public for the first time in July. The opening of the villa was announced by Italy's Culture Undersecretary, Antimo Cesaro, on Saturday. Cesaro told Ansa the ruin was "a perfectly preserved archaeological treasure of enormous...

The Little Italy Redevelopment Corporation and Cuyahoga Art & Culture are proud to host the 2016 Summer Art Walk where Culinary Arts Meet the Fine Arts. The event will take place the first weekend in June, beginning Friday June 3 at 5:00 pm. Friday hours are from 5:00-9:00 pm, Saturday June 4 from noon- 9:00 pm, and Sunday June 5 from noon...

In professional sports, organizational culture has become as much a part of analyzing a team's potential, as many on-court variables. With free agency a few weeks away, players, media and front office personnel will consider professional and positive locker room environments as much as cap space, and playing time.   For Kings guard Marc...

Come see Theatre Raleigh's production of The Light in the Piazza on July 6-10 (all performances sold out) and July 11-14 (the 14th is sold out). Be transported to the streets of Florence and Rome with this musical love story staged amid the beautiful Italian and ancient Roman sculpture in the Museum's Classical Court.   Based on Chapel Hill...

After many words, finally comes the official press release of the University Federico II of Naples: the iOS Developers Academy opened in partnership with Apple, starting from the month of October. Here is all the info for those who want to enroll in. The academy for the iOS developer will be officially opened in Naples in the month of October 2016...

by Stephen Fielding   Most people would agree that Italian Americans have a style all their own. Simone Cinotto's edited volume of fourteen essays puts this distinctive relationship with consumption into historical perspective. Making Italian America is not the first study of racial or ethnic consumption practices, but it stands out as an am...