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Itala Pizza for delicious, authentic Napoletana pizza. This is the same pizza you would find in Italy. The quality ingredients make their pizza stand out: San Marzano tomatoes, Caputo Italian flour, extra virgin olive oil, and buffalo mozzarella that arrives weekly from Italy! The menu has three categories: Insalata (Salad), Pizza Tradizionale Napo...

Rome is to launch the city's first Virtual Reality Bus, an immersive 3D experience which brings to life the central archaeological area of the capital. From 23 June it will be possible to travel among the ruins of ancient Rome and discover how they were 2,000 years ago, with the Virtual Reality Bus, a 16-seater vehicle equipped with cutting-edge te...

The region's biggest Italian festival is celebrating a big milestone in just a few weeks and you're invited. The Society of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel will be celebrating its 100-year-anniversary ("cento anni") from July 10 - July 17 outside the club's banquet hall on the corner of 8th Street and Highland Ave. in Verplanck. Home of the world's largest...

Spring has sprung in the Eternal City, and along with the warm Mediterranean sunshine comes oppor-tunities to experience Italy like never before. In recent weeks restrictions on travel for international tourists have eased and there is a palpable excitement among the Italian-American community here in America. Flights are being booked and daydreams...

Two veterans of the Houston food scene have teamed up to open a new Italian restaurant that will be opening for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Chef Roberto Crescini and Francisco “Paco” Calza will open Davanti Ristorante Italiano on July 6. Located near Central Market at 2900 Weslayan St., Davanti will serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner with a menu...

Pininfarina is celebrating a milestone in aerodynamic and aeroacoustic research. In 1972, exactly 50 years ago, the company's Chairman, Sergio Pininfarina, inaugurated the wind tunnel in Grugliasco, near Turin. It was Italy's first wind tunnel to be built for testing full-scale cars, at the time one of only seven in the world. The wind tunnel has a...

Martin Scorsese’s early success in the 1970s came with Mean Streets in 1973, a film that marked the beginning of a lucrative career collaborating with acting star Robert De Niro. Mean Streets’ successful formula of gritty realism and the stark reflection of inner-city life was brought to a climax in 1976 with the release of Scorsese’s magnum opus, ...

There is a place that seems to have found the secret to longevity. The coordinates for a long, healthy and happy life are well known, although sometimes the conceptual association is not the most immediate. The Cilento, Vallo di Diano and Alburni National Park holds many surprises from whichever perspective you look at it. This ancient region has s...

Light, funny and bubbly, of course! In just two years, the “Pink Wine” from Apulia – also known by its Italian name Puglia, pronounced “pulia”- triumphed in New York City.  This is what the Summer Fancy Food 2022, the largest U.S. show devoted exclusively to specialty foods and beverages, tells us. In three days, a crowd of guests, foreign buyers,...

Italy continues to win over the hearts of British buyers looking for an authentic slice of continental living. The Italian property market is still an exciting place to invest, and bargain property is available in lesser known areas. Tuscany, notably Chianti, is still too expensive for many buyers, except hard core renovators. However there are man...

Yogi Berra took a lot of ribbing for his looks when he joined the New York Yankees in the 1940s. The Pinstripes were the premier organization in Major League Baseball, and their new backstop was told he was too ugly to be a Yankee. Yet he went on to an extraordinary career in MLB, first as a player and then as a manager, making quirky, and often in...

The big names of Italian cinema, as well as the city of Naples, triumphed at the 2022 edition of the Nastri d’Argento awards, handed out every year by the SNGCI, with Paolo Sorrentino and Mario Martone receiving the most votes from Italian film journalists. At the awards ceremony, held last night at the MAXXI in Rome, The Hand of God [+] collected...