April 23-25, 2015 – University of Kentucky – Lexington, Kentucky CALL FOR PAPERS - ITALIAN STUDIES Deadline for Abstract Submission: November 10, 2014   The KFLC is proud to open sessions devoted to the presentation of scholarly research in the area of ITALIAN STUDIES. Abstracts are invited in all areas and aspects of this field, incl...

By Elizabeth Adams   The 12th annual Keeneland Concours d'Elegance at Keeneland Race Course on July 18 will showcase a diverse array of exciting classic cars while raising funds to benefit Kentucky Children's Hospital.   Celebrating the 100th anniversary of famed Italian automaker Maserati, the featured marque for 2015, the event...

Fazoli's, America's largest fast casual Italian chain, today announced it experienced a record-breaking month in July with the signing of nine multi-unit and single-unit franchise agreements to develop 22 new restaurants nationwide. As part of the agreements, Fazoli's will develop new restaurants in cities, including Dothan, Alabama; Snellville, Ge...

Lately, Detroit has been several times in the news that describe the relations between Italy and the United States. The merger between Fiat and Chrysler, the default of the city, the feared risk of closure of the Italian Consulate have often brought in the foreground the city that once was the richest in America, while today lives a difficult momen...

By Casey Logan    In 1910, Antonio and Nunziata Pirruccello emigrated from Sicily. They arrived in Omaha's emergent Little Italy neighborhood, where they started a few businesses, owned a number of properties and raised nine children of various talents. More than a century later, the offspring of those children, and the one surviving s...

Bonfiglioli, USA, announced earlier this week that it will expanding its Hebron, KY operations in Q4 2014. The company, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bonfiglioli Riduttori S.p.A. based in Bologna, Italy, manufactures power transmission for mobile and self-propelled machines.   The expansion will include the progressive addition of n...

I Cardinals di Louisville hanno vinto il titolo NCAA n.75 battendo Michigan 82-76 nell'immenso Giorgia Dome di Atlanta con una folla record di 74 mila spettatori. Il basket è uno sport che va di fretta, e molte cose inaspettate sono successe in questi giorni al coach dei vincitori, Rick Pitino, newyorkese di 60 anni, sempre azzimato ed elegante co...

Lexington has a new Italian restaurant that may have a familiar name to some people. Edwardo Portillo and his parents, Marta and Jose Portillo, have opened Palermo's Italian Cuisine in the Lexington Parkway Plaza shopping center in the former Mi Pueblo location.   He said they have previously owned two different Palermo's locations, one...

Il Consolato d'Italia a Detroit ha diffuso ieri una nota con cui comunica che il corrispondente consolare a Louisville (Kentucky), dottore Marco Capuano, ha rinunciato all'incarico, conferitogli nell'ottobre 2011 dal Console pro tempore, Marco Nobili.

With authentic Italian food and live Italian music, Italianfest brings an air of Italy to the Tristate. The celebration kicks off with a bocce ball tournament at Pompilio's Restaurant (600 Washington Ave., Newport, pompiliosrestaurant.com) at 4 p.m.   On Wednesday. The four-day fest includes games, kids' rides, a cooking and pizza-eating con...