di Stefano De Cupis   Oggigiorno si sente sempre più spesso parlare del cosiddetto Made in Italy che racchiude un po' tutto, dall'arte alla cucina, passando per la moda e le automobili ma una cosa bisogna assolutamente includervi: gli italiani stessi. Ebbene si, proprio come celebra l'iscrizione visibile sulle quattro facciate del Palazzo de...

By Raanan Geberer   It is tempting to make a comparison between 1930s and '40s-era Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia and new Mayor Bill de Blasio.   Both are considered "outsiders" who were not part of the political machine, both are Italian-American, and both were considered left of center, although a hard-core leftist would certainly contest...

MNA Productions, Inc., proudly announces that Tony Lo Bianco will bring his award-winning performance as Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in THE LITTLE FLOWER to Washington D.C. and New York City this winter. The D.C. premiere will include special performances for members of the United States House and Senate, the Wounded Warriors Foundation and the Em...

In our interviews we often celebrate an Italian American who has had success in a part of the US, has achieved fame for his or hers accomplishments, represents with pride the Italian American community. Well, this time we have two of them, in a single person. Tony Lo Bianco has had a long, successful career. He has won awards, he has been a star fo...

by John Harney   The actor who would become Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in a few hours sat in his living room, the windows framing a sparkling spring landscape of the Central Park Reservoir and the Upper East Side. The fat suit that would help transform the actor, Tony Lo Bianco, into New York's 99th mayor had been folded into a large suitc...

Fiorello H. LaGuardia, the most remarkable mayor of a great city in American history, who died on Saturday, was a native of New York City, born in 1882. His father, an Italian immigrant, was a bandmaster in the United States Army, his mother a Sephardi Jewess. In early manhood LaGuardia was employed in the Consulates of Trieste and Fiume, and later...

Tony Lo Bianco has played plenty of toughs — but the good-guy actor is turning pussycat as he heads to Italy to stage his one-man show about beloved New York City Mayor Fiorello La Guardia. "[La Guardia] was a man of and for the people and everything he did was for the human race," Lo Bianco said Thursday on "The Steve Malzberg Show" on Newsma...

"Whereas if Meucci had been able to pay the $ 10 fee to maintain the caveat after 1874 no patent could have been issued to Bell": così il Congresso degli Stati Uniti riconosceva nel 2002 la paternità dell'invenzione del telefono – erroneamente attribuita per oltre un secolo all'americano Alexander Bell – ad un italiano, nato il 13 aprile del 1808 e...

di Giuseppe Barcellona   Il segretario di Stato Cordell Hull, che non poteva sentirne pronunciare neanche il nome, si sarebbe ricreduto negli anni a venire.   Nei primi anni Trenta del secolo passato Fiorello La Guardia, detto "The little Flore" fu eletto sindaco della Grande Mela in un'America isolazionista, legata alla Germania dal...

As we already did with music, radio, religion, cinema, sport, literature, theater, consumerism and cuisine, today we analyze the relationship between Italy and the United States from the point of view of another fundamental paradigm for the last century: television.   We do this with a young Italian talent, Luca Martera: scholar, writer, director...