Rome has a lot to offer, but if you're looking for variety or simply want a break away from the city, there's a treasure trove of towns within easy reach.   Whether it's for an afternoon trip or a long weekend, Lazio and its neighbouring regions – Umbria, Toscana and Campania – offer an abundance of places that are rich in beauty, character...

It came as no surprise to Lauren Birmingham Piscitelli that public relations executives were among the most stressed out people in the country. A mover and shaker in the cutthroat world of Boston PR, she felt it in her shoulders and in the pit of her stomach. That stress led her to seek solace in Sorrento, Italy, in 2001. That stress also helped he...

By Aimee Hoefler   Nestled on the fourth floor of Bloomingdale's within its designer shoe department, among Chanel and Prada, are two Italian cobblers busy creating works of art or more commonly referred to as exceptional Capritouch Italian sandals. Hailing from Anacapri at the Capri Palace Hotel & Spa under the second-generation owner,...

Si terrà Sabato 22 Settembre dalle ore 09:00 la XII edizione del "Premio Internazionale Joe Petrosino". La manifestazione si svolgerà a Padula, città natale dell'eroico poliziotto italo-americano presso l'aula consiliare. Figura emblematica della lotta alla criminalità, Petrosino nacque a Padula nel 1860, emigrato a New York entrò a far parte del...

  WTI Magazine #41    2014 July, 30Author : Giglio Society of East Harlem      Translation by:   A continuing united effort is underway between our Brother's and Friends in Brusciano, Italy the birthplace of the East Harlem Giglio Feast and The Giglio Society of East Harlem (www.eastharlemgiglio.org). The Festa Del Giglio In Honor of Sant' Anton...

One reason Sicilians tend to identify with Sicily first and Italy (a distant) second? Sicilian food. The same goes for Veneto in the north or Puglia in the south. Italy is a young country -- it only celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2011. Despite the successful export of the "Italian restaurant," the idea of a unified Italian cuis...

di Claudia Baroncelli   Recent excavations have brought to light an extraordinary discovery: an ancient treasure hidden in an aristocratic Roman villa in Positano (Campania). The abode (located under the crypt of Santa Maria Assunta church) is in the list of those villas destroyed by the eruption of the mount Vesuvius in 79 AC and the subseq...

Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò - 24 West 12th Street - New York, NY 10011 - DECEMBER 07, 2015. 06:00 PMScreening: 41 PARALLELO: New Animated Films from Naples. In collaboration with Napoli Film Festival. All the films are in ITALIAN with ENGLISH subtitles.   CHELL' CA SENT [What I feel] (2015, Italy, 3 min.)....

Looking for some last-minute stocking stuffer ideas? Wrap up your Christmas shopping with a culturally rewarding gift. I highly recommend these CDs featuring 17th and 18th century Christmas music from Naples. • Peppe Barra: La Cantata Dei Pastori. Read description• Francesco Durante: Neapolitan Christmas I. Read description• Francesco Du...

di Riccardo Chioni   Non c'è dubbio che la città di Greenwich in Connecticut respira e parla italiano, i dati lo confermano.Qui si registra infatti la più alta densità di italiani d'America con una particolarità che li contraddistingue: provengono tutti da due paesini, Rose in provincia di Cosenza e Morra de Sanctis in provincia di Avellino,...