Buying a cheap property in Italy is an attractive prospect for many travelers, particularly with the ever-growing number of towns offering up homes for next to nothing through regeneration schemes. While some have been brave enough to take the leap and snap up a house ranging in price from one to a few thousand euros in a rural Italian village, oth...

It’s not easy to be a dog in Venice. Plots of grass or even of unpaved earth are rare, as are trees. There are few open public spaces of much size, and even the city’s one substantial park–on the island of Sant’ Elena–has a basketball and a tennis court, two small playgrounds, a scaled-down soccer field, but no dog run. Moreover, Venetian law requi...

Look up! You might just notice an ornamental architectural fixture crafted by noted sculptor Corrado Parducci, who completed 13 installations in the Lansing area during the ’30s, ’50s and ’60s in Lansing. Parducci’s work can be seen at Michigan Bell, on the campus of Michigan State University, the Capitol Area District Library downtown main branch,...

The Fitler Club, a posh and stylish private-membership club in Center City, will host a fashion show on Dec. 8 featuring the designs of Sartoria Milano, a family-owned fashion house whose sartorial creations blend Italian tradition and Italian innovation.At the event, scheduled for 6 p.m., brothers Nicola and Luca Battista will present fashion tren...

If you are vacationing in Italy this December, you probably already know that there is so much to look forward to! Bright twinkling lights, cheerful holiday tunes, postcard scenery and most importantly, the many Italian Christmas foods that are just waiting to be tried. The best part of Christmas in Italy is that it lasts for much longer than most...

In celebration of the the Opening Reception and annual kick-off to Art Basel Miami, Automobili Lamborghini is honored to partner with W Magazine and the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Miami for an interactive, digital installation surrounding the latest Lamborghini Huracán Super Trofeo Omologato (STO). Lamborghini has always been at the foref...

Christmas lights on city streets, trees and bagpipes in the piazzas, quaint Christmas markets, the smell of roasted chestnuts crackling on large pots on the sidewalks, the Nativity scene in churches and homes…and of course lots of good food. Italians know how to celebrate Christmas, and if you too want to celebrate like an Italian this holiday seas...

Sagre (the plural form of singular 'sagra') are local fairs where you can taste the typical specialties of the area. Most of the time you will eat very well because the inhabitants of the host town prepare your food. According to the last count, every year in Italy are celebrated about 42 thousand local festivals. Some of them are sumptuous, crowde...

After a two-year hiatus, the 9th edition of the beloved Mercatino di Natale will be held at the Museo Italo Americano again! Museo Italo-Americano - Fort Mason Center, 2 Marina Blvd., Building C - San Francisco, CA 94123. FREE ADMISSION. Masks and proof of vaccination required at the Museo. Inspired by Christmas Markets in Northern Italy and throug...

How can lovers of style and elegance fit into an increasingly ethical and green approach to our planet? It is extraordinary what creativity, innovation and new technologies can achieve. And the leading events of Italian fashion know how to make these beautiful "revolutions" known worldwide, in a super glam context. Did you know that La Scala Theatr...