Ocean Drive, (formerly Ocean Dreams) the latest ‘Miami-inspired’ double tower apartment complex in Coney Island at 3514 Surf Avenue, will have a D’Agostino supermarket on the ground floor. Plans are in place for the store to open by the Fall, developer and CEO of Red Apple Group, John Catsimatidis tells us.  “We are going to have a staff meeting in...

The average Alfa Romeo may not rearrange your organs in the same way that a Lamborghini or Ferrari does, but this Italian automaker's fan base is just as passionate. The brand's 110th anniversary was a perfect occasion for fans - well, at least some of them - to head out this week. Of course, Alfa fans are affectionately known as "Alifisti", and so...

The world of cookware is extraordinarily vast and is a key marker of personal taste in the home. Outfitting a kitchen is akin to curating a wardrobe. From treasured heirloom casserole dishes to dusty, unused china gifted per a once exciting wedding registry, cabinets can run the risk of serving as a home to a hodgepodge of kitchenware, bakeware, an...

La passione e l’entusiasmo con cui Federica Pittarello parla della sua azienda Three to Five è un’emozione d’altri tempi. La sua attenzione alla bellezza, la costante ricerca della perfezione e di un’estetica sempre raffinata, hanno portato Federica a fondare Three to Five, società di design solutions nel cuore di Manhattan. Tradizione manifatturie...

Renzo Piano, the acclaimed Italian architect, received a Lifetime Achievement Award on 18 June during a digital marathon by Rome's MAXXI National Museum of the 21st Century Arts. The accolade, part of the Italian Architecture Award 2020, was organised by MAXXI and Triennale Milano, with the patronage of Italy's culture ministry. The award was prese...

Every year, when April comes around, Milan becomes the center of the design world thanks to the Salone Internazionale del Mobile and Fuorisalone, two of the most important events for the design addicted. Unfortunately, last April the Milan Design Week was cancelled due to Covid-19 but Fuorisalone found a new creative way to still offer its magic to...

Wander through the strade of Milan or Rome, and you might come across a mural on the side of a building or an installation in the unlikeliest of places — a manhole, for example. For a country steeped in classical art history and tradition, Italy also boasts a thriving street art scene. Urban activists in Italy are redefining the birthplace of the R...

PI-Philly is delighted to invite you to the lecture "Contemporary Italian Artists in Philadelphia: A Focus On Sergio Lombardo." On several occasions, the Philadelphia Museum of Art has shown peculiar attention to Italian contemporary art. Indeed, the museum collection showcased many works of different Italian contemporary artists, including Sergio...

While stay-at-home directives have plenty of people experiencing true solitude for possibly the first time in their lives—and going a bit mad as a result—being alone with one’s thoughts is the preferred state for many artists, who have found creative energy in their seclusion. Francesco Clemente, the Italian-born, longtime New Yorker famed for his...

Following the collapse of the Morandi Bridge on 14 August 2018, a quick construction was needed to once again connect the sides. Designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop, the renovation sought to adapt Italian infrastructure in a modern and functional way. "The new bridge must be simple and straightforward, but not ordinary. It is going to look li...