by Chiara Baroncelli   Have you ever slept into an igloo or at the top of a lighthouse surrounded by mountains or sea? And what about spending a night inside a mill or on the top of a tree? Such places do actually exist in Italy. Hard to believe?   From Trulli in Puglia to a new age monastery in Umbria passing by an ancient and rich i...

Somewhere on the bottom of Italy's largest lake lie the remains of two dozen American soldiers who died when their amphibious vehicle sank in 1945 in the waning days of the fighting in Europe during World War II.   A volunteer group's discovery of what could be the wreckage 900 feet down in Lake Garda has given aging veterans hope that, afte...

by Jackie DeGiorgio From sweeping views and quaint small towns to castles and vineyards, Italy's storybook like scenery can appear like your imagination is unfolding right before your eyes. Franciacorta, an hour's drive from Milan, is no different.   The region produces Italy's finest sparkling wines, all made using the metodo classico...

L'Associazione Industriale Bresciana, ANFIA, ASSOFOND ed altri partner del comprensorio manifatturiero bresciano, hanno organizzato una manifestazione dedicata al settore automobilistico nordamericano ed alle prospettive ed opportunità per le imprese italiane, che si è svolta dal 9 all'11 febbraio scorso presso la Camera di Commercio di Brescia. &...

Talent Garden, rete di co-working Made in Italy, aprirà a New York. "Congratulations! You've been selected!", così recita l'email di ieri pomeriggio che annuncia la buona nuova, dopo 6 mesi di duro lavoro per ottenere tale risultato. E' stata selezionata dalla Città di New York nell'ambito del premio di riqualificazione territoriale (HELM2.0), come...

Giovanna Mancini   Brescia-based Flos, one of the world's most famous brands in design and architectural lighting, has acquired New York firm Lukas Lighting, which specializes in custom projects, as it moves to expand its contract business in North America, said Flos CEO Piero Gandini.   The deal affirms Flos' international developmen...

by Marco Carminati   An exhibition devoted to a path-breaking change in the history of Ancient Italy opened at the Santa Giulia Museums in Brescia: Rome's gradual occupation of the Po valley, where the ancient Italic peoples dwelt. The exhibition "Rome and the people of the Po. Meeting of cultures III-I century BC" tells a story that began...

Limonaia (lemon grove) Pra' de la Fam, inside the Tignale harbor in the province of Brescia, faces Lake Garda. Today, the monumental complex – with a large greenhouse towering over the lake – is home to the Parco Alto Garda Bresciano Mountain Community's Eco-Museum.   But Limonaia Pra' de la Fam has a long history of impressing visitors...

Palazzo Martinengo hosts a grand exhibit dedicated to "Moretto, Savoldo, Romanino, Ceruti: 100 Masterpieces from Private Brescian Collections;" the highly-anticipated exhibit runs in the Lombardy city of Brescia until June 2014.   Through these Baroque and Rococò artists, the public can come into contact with pieces usually tucked away in pr...

An Arizona woman is hoping a discovery at the bottom of Italy's largest lake may lead to the recovery of the remains of her uncle from western Indiana who was among 24 soldiers who died in the last days of World War II.   Although the volunteer group trying to recover the wreckage of an amphibious vehicle that sank in 1945 hasn't positively...