After months of courting its fourth sister city, Boynton Beach this week hosted representatives from its latest counterpart, Farindola, Italy, and zeroed in on signing into effect a partnership rooted in economy, tourism, the arts and history. The six-person Italian delegation included Farindola International Arts Festival board members and Farindo...

Gli studiosi dell’Università della Tuscia in collaborazione con il Parco Nazionale della Majella hanno individuato in Abruzzo un esemplare di Pino Nero, il Pinus Nigra, nel territorio di Fara San Martino in provincia di Chieti. Una presenza già nota in Abruzzo ma che fu segnalata per la prima volta solo nella prima metà dell’ottocento e risalente a...

A mountain region with a rich plant and faunal heritage, a coastal area and four provinces, Abruzzi is a land featuring strong and distinctive culinary traditions, together with a major wine industry. Most of its gastronomy is native, showing life-long links with local ingredients and is made of land and sea dishes. In particular, Abruzzi maintains...

Fra qualche anno l’aeroporto di Pescara potrebbe diventare uno scalo internazionale capace di ospitare aerei di grandi dimensioni capaci di collegare il capoluogo abruzzese con nazioni quali gli Stati Uniti d’America, il Canada, la Cina e la Russia. Non si tratta di semplici auspici, ma di programmi basati su una importante novità delle ultime ore....

I could not imagine a more difficult task than to revisit the places that inspired his commitment to learn Italian, to study with Luigi Bonaffini in New York to decipher the Lancianese dialect well enough to translate his cousins’ poetry; or to stay with the cousins we love and first met on our Sicilian honeymoon; or my cousins in Calabria where we...

This week, Nov 18-24, marks the fourth anniversary of the World Week of Italian Cuisine. Countries across the world will celebrate with dinners, panel discussions, and other activities that pay homage to the innovation, technology and tradition of Italian gastronomy. In New York, five events will take place across the boroughs, from a book launch b...

That Italy is beautiful goes without saying: I may be partial to the fairness of my own country, but I think the whole world has pretty much agreed on it, as heralded, for instance, by the large amount of UNESCO heritage sites in the country. What many may not know is that Italy, just as every country, doesn’t only have beautiful and historically r...

Mamma Denise non voleva giocasse a football. Preferiva il soccer, il calcio. Almeno finchè lui e i suoi fratelli non fossero cresciuti un po’ per sopportare l’impatto con uno sport che, a qualsiasi età, non fa sconti. Papà Tony non aveva neppure il tempo di stargli appresso, impegnato com’era a sbarcare il lunario nell’America che tocca agli emigra...

Perched on a rocky spur, the village of Barrea is set amid the natural beauty of the National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise, surrounded by mountains, beech forests and pristine creeks. It is in fact an ideal starting point for walks and hikes into the park as numerous trails depart from Barrea, leading to the area’s main attractions, such as La...

"Questo palcoscenico internazionale deve rappresentare occasione e strumento per far conoscere le nostre eccellenze enogastronomiche e sopratutto per promuovere le bellezze del nostro Abruzzo". Questo il commento dell'assessore regionale al Turismo Mauro Febbi a margine dell'evento Educazione Alimentare: Cultura del gusto, tema della quarta Settima...