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by Erica Sherman   The Federation of Italian American Organizations (FIAO) of Brooklyn will honor its Italian heritage and celebrate their community during the 32nd Annual Columbus Day Parade, October 12. The parade will stretch along 18th Avenue-Cristoforo Colombo Boulevard from 61st Street to 84th Street.   Local bands, floats, anti...

The IIAC offers a Virtual Office Service and a Daily Office Space available in our downtown Chicago office. These services are designed to meet the needs of small to medium sized companies. Wheter you are just launching your presence in the Chicago area, or you just need a professional meeting location, the IACC-Chicago offers the right option for...

by John Pollini   Some 20 centuries ago, an ancient Roman was entombed in a mausoleum along the road leading to the sea. A countryside burial wasn't unusual, since it was forbidden in Rome to bury bodies inside the city. What was odd is what happened there in the centuries that followed. My USC Dornsife students got a taste of the Italian m...

As we continue to promote Mondomusica New York 2014 around the globe, we are planning a special presentation of the Mondomusica New York program in Chicago and Los Angeles. These events will ensure that we are attracting the largest number of violin makers, dealers, musicians, music teachers, students and instrument collectors from around the count...

In Turin, the chocolate is at home. Piedmont chocolatiers got their first license to sell chocolate in 1678, almost 200 years before the first gianduia bar entered the chocolate scene in Turin.   But when "CioccolaTò Festival" takes place, as during the last days, Turin becomes the international temple of chocolate and a very greedy chance t...

Italian automaker Fiat SpA announced Wednesday that it reached an agreement to acquire the remaining shares of Chrysler for $3.65 billion in payments to a union-controlled trust fund. Fiat already owns 58.5 percent of Chrysler's shares, with the remaining 41.5 percent held by a United Auto Workers union trust fund that pays health care bills f...

Italian eyewear group Luxottica Group has entered an asset purchase agreement to acquire glasses.com, a web site owned by health care provider WellPoint Inc.   According to fashionunited.com, the acquisition is part of the eyewear groups plans to expand its digital offering in the US, which it states is estimated to be a 35.5 billion US doll...

by Dwight Casimere   New York's Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W. 18th Street in Manhattan, is the prestigious venue that will host the final stop of the Slow Wine US Tour, Monday, Feb. 3.   In addition to presenting more than 70 selected Italian wine producers who represent Slow Wine values, the all-day event will begin with a series of...

Dal 1 marzo prossimo il Consolato d'Italia a Newark sospenderà la sua attività. I connazionali residenti nella circoscrizione dovranno quindi rivolgersi al Consolato generale d'Italia a New York.   Dallo scorso lunedì - 10 febbraio – il Consolato di Newark non accetta più prenotazione online: i connazionali che hanno già prenotato un appunta...

Chef Stefano Secchi—a Southern Methodist University and Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park graduate, youngest chef ever invited to cook at The James Beard House, and current consulting chef for America Airlines—has talent that thrives beyond the kitchen.   Two plus years ago, he traveled to the Sardinia homeland of his father to make a...

By Giovanni di Napoli With the Feast of Saint Joseph just a few days away (March 19th), what better way for the Italian American Museum to inaugurate their new event space than with a presentation about the Traditions of Saint Joseph's Day? Warmly welcomed by the museum's friendly staff, the venue quickly filled with an enthusiastic audience excit...

The Italian American (IA) Charity Golf Association recently presented WCA Hospital with a $50,000 check, proceeds from their 2013 golf tournament and other fundraising activities. This was the final installment of the IA's three-year, $150,000 pledge to enhance local cancer care at WCA Hospital through the purchase of a Fluoroscopic C-Arm.  ...