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...

by Natascia Ronchetti   The Modena-based auto business -- that galaxy of companies that revolves around top brands Ferrari, Maserati, Pagani -- is soaring, with an increase in revenues of 7.4% in 2014. It reached a turnover of €2.5 billion and is pulling ahead of the Piedmontese companies clustered around Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in Turin,...

Ferrari has been keeping this fact very low profile, slipping it inside the release that focuses on the financial results for the first six months of 2014.   It's no wonder they're trying to be mysterious, since this week the brand has been surrounded by the implications of the huge change at top – its Chairman, Luca di Montezemolo, left the...

Everyone loves a brief taste of Italian culture, but for those of you looking to stay longer, and possibly even set down new roots, you may find your life starting to change in unexpected ways.   Tuscany Now spoke to four expats who have moved over and fully embraced new lifestyles to see what they thought were the key changes you'll notice...

Cruciani unveiled its Cruciani C accessories flagship in New York's Time Warner Center, before hopping down to South Florida, where founder Luca Caprai donated 600,000 of its signature macramé lace bracelets to support Miami Children's Hospital. A limited-edition style with the hospital's logo in navy is among bracelets that are expected to raise $...

Inaugurata venerdì 24 gennaio la decima edizione della fiera Mrket, considerata la più importante fiera commerciale del settore abbigliamento e accessori per uomo nella East Coast degli Stati Uniti. Nel corso della manifestazione, che rimarrà aperta fino a martedì 28 gennaio, si prevede un flusso di circa 4.000 operatori, principalmente dettagliant...