Since my return home to the emerald mountains of Somerset County, I have spent much time reflecting on the many opportunities I was fortunate to have in Southern Italy. Each valuable memory is undeniably centered around the generous people I met along the way who welcomed our group into their homes with kind smiles and steamy plates of homemade Ita...

One of the very best things about visiting (or living in) Italy is having the chance to visit the country's famously wonderful food markets. But they can be a little daunting for a first-time visitor, especially if you don't speak much Italian. Here's a quick guide to what you can expect. Why shop at the markets? In some countries, shopping for you...

True to the tradition of union-management relationships, in the late 1970s, United Auto Workers president Douglas Fraser and Chrysler CEO Lee Iacocca had their share of clashes. But in a break from tradition, the two men also respected each other for what they stood for. Yale management professor Jeffrey Sonnenfeld recalled a conversation with Fras...

Chances are you’ll be enjoying a splash of prosecco in your Aperol spritzes this summer—we get it, the aromatic aperitif is delicious—but the versatile Italian bubbly is much more than the third ingredient in a summer cocktail. In fact, Prosecco’s effervescent beauty is best experienced sans additional liquor, straight from the bottle—a twee mini b...

The morning sunlight streams into the arched, wood-panelled bay window of the Sunset Tower hotel’s restaurant. Maria Giulia Prezioso Maramotti – in a classic Max Mara blazer, periwinkle in shade – is sitting at the table, bathed in sunshine and patiently awaiting a cup of peppermint tea. The serenity and romance of the moment seems a mere reprieve...

Anna Maria Mannarino of Mannarino Designs, Inc., an acclaimed interior, event and product designer and past president of the New Jersey Chapter of ASID, has won three Design Excellence Awards. This annual competition is sponsored by the New Jersey Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). Fifteen chapter interior designers won a...

He’s really 38? Yes, sort of. The plump Italian-American plumber - with his instantly recognisable blue dungarees, red hat and moustache - made his video games debut as “Jumpman” on July 9, 1981 in the arcade game Donkey Kong. He was later renamed Mario in the 1982 follow-up, Donkey Kong Junior. And so, he turns 38 today, but in an interview in 201...

On Sunday, July 21, 2019 over 100 Exotic Italian cars and motorcycles will gather at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds Lawn for a Celebration of Italian Motoring. Spectators will have the opportunity to see the largest gathering of Italian marques in the Rocky Mountain region, featuring Ferrari, Lamborghini, Alfa Romeo, Maserati, DeTomaso Pantera, F...

What's cheaper in Italy than in other European countries, and what is more expensive? We took a look at the data to find out. EU statistics agency Eurostat compares everything from the price of groceries to utility bills to get a snapshot of how much living in each country in Europe really costs. Here's what its consumer price level comparison has...

Luxury label Fendi paid tribute to its former creative director Karl Lagerfeld on Thursday evening with a spectacular fashion show set amid the crumbling ruins of ancient Rome. The Italian brand sent 54 new couture looks down the runway at the ancient Temple of Venus and Roma -- one for each year the late designer worked at the fashion house. The s...