by Paolo Bricco   Innovation doesn't always start in a garage. The story (too little credited) of innovation —not just ofEmilia Romagna but of Italy as a whole — can sometimes start in a rabbit hutch like it did for Marco Astorri and Bio-on, who set up his company in one nearBologna, seven years ago.   "When we launched the busin...

PIEVEPELAGO. Arriveranno dagli Stati Uniti, dalla Germania, dalla Svizzera e naturalmente da diverse parti di Italia per ritrovarsi tutti insieme all'oratorio di Monticello. Sarà il "Pasquesi day" che il 22 e 23 giugno riunirà più di duecento persone, i discendenti di tutti i Pasquesi che tra il 1800 e il secolo scorso sono emigrati da Pieve in cer...

by Natascia Ronchetti   In San Matteo, a few kilometers from the center of Modena, an unmarked warehouse stands next to the Maserati Corse plant. The anonymous no-frills site is the heart of "Giorgio", the new project of Alfa Romeo, the operating base where a group of engineers designed the new Giulia by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, a model ce...

by Ilaria Vesentini   In the manufacturing triangle between Bologna, Modena and Reggio Emilia where biomedical, ceramic and food excellences intertwine, the long recession has resulted in a healthy natural selection of the market by weeding out the weakest players.   Today there are fewer companies in this heartland of the Emilia...

In febbraio inaugura, negli spazi del centro espositivo Pake la mostra "Trovare l'America" - nata da un libro a cura di Linda Barret Osborne e Paolo Battaglia (con la premessa di Martin Scorsese) e realizzata appositamente per Castelvetro. Un modo per sviluppare e analizzare insieme quello che è stato un fenomeno storico di importanza straordinaria...

by Laurence Pasquesi   Memorial Park is located on Laurel Ave. , about 1/4 mile east of the Highland Park Library. Near the bandstand, in the park, is a monument that has been forgotten in time. Along with many others, I never knew what this monument was. Upon inspection, I found out that it is a memorial to Highland Park residents, who wore...

“This is not just vinegar. This is balsamic. They are not the same,” Daniele Barbieri said when I visited his family’s Acetaia del Cristo in this Northern Italian city last fall. I heard him, but I was also engaged, engrossed in the parade of flavors in my mouth.   Mr. Barbieri had suggested that I stick my pinkie inside a 165-year-old juniper-wo...

  WTI Magazine #41    2014 July, 30Author : italia.it      Translation by:   A trip to Emilia Romagna is a trip to the land of motors. After all, it was here that one of the greatest symbols of Made in Italy was born a legend: the Ferrari brand.This beautiful Region offers car lovers a grand series of pertinent places and events, including the M...

Eataly may soon be found at Italy's Autogrills, the restaurant chain found at every major service station off the Italian highway (autostrada).   Eataly's founder Oscar Farinetti told the Foreign Press Club of Milan that the first "Eataly for Autogrill" is set to open by the end of 2014 at Secchia Ovest, near Modena, thanks to a franchise de...

L'Italian American Museum di Mulberry Street a New York segnala gli appuntamenti in programma per il mese di aprile. Si comincia da giovedì 11, alle ore 18.30, con la presentazione di un libro di ricette della cucina italiana tradizionale curato da Angel Marinaccio, nato e cresciuto a Manhattan da una famiglia composta da siciliani, calabresi, nap...