Fino a dieci anni fa il mercato principale di Ducati era l'Italia. Ora, vuoi per la crisi, vuoi l'esplosione del marchio a livello mondiale, gli Stati Uniti rappresentano una delle fette più grandi del mercato globale di Borgo Panigale.   La presenza di moto bolognesi in alcuni dei più celebri film hollywoodiani hanno accelerato di molto il...

by Samara Kalk Derby   Grampa's Pizzeria on Willy Street is one of Madison's best new restaurants. And now another grandfatherly spot, Nonno's — that's grandpa in Italian — could also be a contender for that title. Nonno's Ristorante Italiano, which opened Dec. 2 on Madison's West Side, might have seemed an unlikely prospect because it...

What started as an Italian American woman spending Christmas gatherings learning about Italian history may just evolve into helping others learn about various cultures on television through puppets.   Madison resident Kate West, using a puppet called La Befana, hopes to share Italian culture and other traditions with wider audiences through...

Dr. Jon S. Odorico of Madison, WI, was awarded the 2016 UNICO National Marconi Science Award and Medal by UNICO National President Ann Walko, at a gala award ceremony and dinner attended by UNICO National officers and dignitaries from across the country during UNICO's National Board of Directors meeting, Saturday, March 5th, 2016 in Atlantic City,...

Ambassador Cladio Bisogniero will arrive in Madison, Wisconsin on the evening of November 30, and will be greeted by the Consul General of the Chicago Consulate Office and members of the Italian Workmen's Club of Madison (IWC). The IWC is coordinating the Ambassodor's visit.   On Monday, December 1st, the Ambassador will have breakfast at th...

Recenly Al Rolandi, the president of WisItalia, contacted Richard Gollnick and Pete Feira, the Green Bay Wisitalia reps, to discuss a very exciting upcoming event.   Each year WisItalia has an Awards banquet to honor an Italian Teacher of the year and to give other awards for outstanding achievements in promoting Italian in Wisconsin. This...

Jim Milano, of Milano Monuments, and Trevor Behm, of Behm Monument & Granite Company, announced that Behm has joined Milano's family of companies. Behm's two locations, in Geneva and Madison, have become Milano affiliates.   "We're very excited to join forces with Behm Monument & Granite Company," says Milano. "They have a long histo...

Menzione d'onore dell'Università del Wisconsin alla "carta dei caratteri del paesaggio", 24 tavole in scala 1 a 50mila, che fanno parte del ricchissimo corredo cartografico del Piano paesaggistico regionale.   Un bel risultato quello raggiunto, nel concorso bandito dall'università americana, dalla cosiddetta carta "muscolosa" (l'aggettivo si...

by Neil Heinen Despite the influence of Italian immigrants here in Wisconsin, and especially here in Dane County, and a significant trade relationship, no Italian Ambassador to the United States had ever visited Wisconsin. Until this month. It went largely un-noticed, and that's too bad because it's important. Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero not on...

The body of an 11-year-old Italian girl killed more than a century ago and declared a saint will be on display this week at a Wisconsin church that bears her name. Maria Goretti was stabbed in 1902 by a neighbor during a sexual assault. She forgave her attacker on her deathbed and said she hoped she would be with him forever in heaven. In 195...