Buying an Italian exotic in the Sixties was an appealing but iffy prospect for Americans. Dealership networks weren't quite what they are today, and qualified mechanics were hard to come by, to say the least.   So for a while there were several Italian carmakers that used American-sourced engines. Intermeccanica, along with the better-known...

The fifth Natuzzi Italia store opened in South Florida in the Miami Design District on February 12, at 3818 N. Miami Ave. amid grand opening festivities. The new franchise joins stores in Aventura, Ft. Lauderdale, Boca Raton and Orlando with two other stores in the development phase in Pinecrest and Naples.   "Natuzzi Italia is the most pres...

by James Barron   It wouldn't be a Santa Fe Concorso without a theme, and this year's will come swooping in like a Ferrari. The sixth annual event of what the Concorso calls "The Southwest's premier automobile gathering" will have a blend of Italian and American style when it commences Sept. 25-27. "Ferrari in America" is one of the cen...

Last week, Vespa introduced its most luxurious scooter yet, the 946. To emphasize the luxury element, the company paired up with Bulgari for a private luncheon with the company owners and designer in from Italy. John DeLucie, executive chef and owner of the Waverly Inn, The Crown and The Lion, was honored to be asked to curate the menu for the spec...

by Julianna Medina   BVLGARI's The Natura Collection will be making its way to the newly opened BVLGARI boutique located in Miami's Design District. The store's decor and furnishings kindle the perfect balance between primordial and new, which is what defines the BVLGARI's tradition and identity.   The Natura Collection, is a momentou...

Last year I wrote about the Vaudo clan's annual pre-Lenten Carnevale meal – a daylong event attended by over 60 people spanning five generations. This year I had the honor of participating in the meal at the invitation of Tommy and Rita Damigella.   Held at their lovely home in Topsfield, Massachusetts, the gathering was an experience of a l...

by Fabiana Yvonne Lugli Lo Skytop Lodge ed il Pocono Raceway (PA) dal 20 al 23 giugno 2014 hanno ospitato la 28ª edizione de Le Belle Macchine d'Europa un evento teso a promuovere le automobili europee. Durante l'edizione di quest'anno le macchine e i motori italiani hanno catalizzato l'attenzione dei visitatori anche grazie alla ricorrrenza di un...

by Alison A. Nieder   A 19th-century textile mill in northern Connecticut is currently humming with the activity of 40 looms making woolen and worsted fabrics for the American luxury market. The mill, founded as Warren Stafford in Stafford Springs, Conn., has been reopened and relaunched as American Woolen Co., a company with about 25 e...

  WTI Magazine #49    2014 December, 10Author : Anna Stein      Translation by:   Celebrating Thanksgiving in the rural town of Castelnuovo, surrounded by a group of about sixty native Italians eating lasagna and parmesan crepes, my seven American friends and I were certainly in for a once-in-a-lifetime holiday experience. Despite being away fro...

So far, so good for Gov. Mike Pence's trip to the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Pence announced Thursday two Italian-based companies have chosen the state of Indiana as the site for their North American operations. In all, more than 100 new jobs will be created in the coming years.   The first company is Brescia, Italy-b...