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In the beginning, Brigantessa was going to be all about pizza. Of course. What new moneymaking restaurant ambition in Philly these days does not begin with a wood-fired oven and a peel-ful of molten mozzarella dreams?   And given chef Joe Cicala's stellar track record at Le Virtù, it's worth paying attention to what emerges from the flaming...

As part of MV Agusta USA LLC's transformation and dedicated efforts to establish a strong business in the USA, the company is pleased to announce that it has strengthened its sales leadership with the addition of Jim McKenna.   Mr. McKenna is a lifetime motorcycle enthusiast and brings over 25 years of powersports industry leadership to MV A...

The finances of the "Great Pompeii Project" are in the black for the first time as of December 31, 2014.   After a number of structures at the ancient Roman site collapsed, prompting an international outcry, and after an extremely slow start to restoration work, finally there's hope that the ancient city will be rebuilt and secured, to prese...

A few days ago, ArchDaily, one of the most famous American website covering architecture and interior design trends with over 80.000.000 monthly page views, published the names of the winners of its 2015 edition of the "Building of the Year" competition.   Thousands of projects competed this year and ArchDaily readers had to go through all t...

by Kelly-Jane Cotter   Back in the day, you couldn't drive two blocks in any town in New Jersey without hitting a decent Italian place. Not just pizzerias, but actual Italian restaurants. Family-owned, unpretentious Jersey-Italian restaurants that took pride in recipes handed down from Nonna and Pop.   And, yeah, they still exist...

  WTI Magazine #55    2015 March, 6Author : folclore.it      Translation by:   The most renowned Carnival in Sardinia is Mamoiada's, one of the oldest in the region and, for Mamoiada, there is no carnival without Mamuthones. Who are them? Mamuthones and Issohadores are the protagonists of the carnival of this town and also are a symbol of celebr...

Sponsored by the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum & Time Warner CableIn keeping with the legacy of inventor Antonio Meucci(1808-1889), the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum and Time Warner Cable are pleased to announce the Young Inventors' Competition to be held Sunday, June 14, 2015, from 12-3 pm in Staten Island, (venue to be announced.) Throughout his li...

Vital Records will release renowned Italian Artist/Producer/Songwriter Michéal Castaldo's next digi single, "Everything Happens for a Reason—Una Ragione." This offering, produced by Michéal Castaldo's production company Majestic Castle Music, includes multiple mixes of a song written by Billboard-charting writers Mike Greenly (ASCAP) and Paul Guzzo...

  WTI Magazine #57    2015 April, 3Author : Italia.it      Translation by:   A treasure chest of history and beauty in Friuli Venezia Giulia, it lies in the Province of Udine. Traces of the magnificent Roman Empire rest here in Aquileia - a bulwark against the Barbarian Invasions, launching point for expeditions and military conquests, and large...

Borsalino hats, one of the symbols of Italian fashion, are being eyed by large foreign financial and industrial groups. The situation is still developing, and it intertwines with the legal quandary involving the apparel company's majority shareholder Marco Marenco.   Piedmont financier Marenco is currently on the run abroad after his network...

Turin's archbishop says interest in the Shroud of Turin is so keen that many pilgrims who already saw the burial cloth some believe covered Jesus are traveling back to the northern Italian city to see it again when it goes back on display starting Sunday.   The 4.3-meter (14-foot) long cloth will be displayed from April 19 to June 24. Pope F...

by Serena Perfetta   Passion for photography and art is something that can develop during somebody's life in a totally unexpected way. Or it can be the result of a very special moment. This is the case for Vittoria Zupicich, an Italian photographer born in Umbria, now living in San Francisco.   While her story may sound familiar to ma...