Baseball legend Mike Piazza purchased a lower-level soccer team in Italy last year. He became the majority shareholder of Reggiana FC, a Serie C (third division) team that has fallen on hard times in recent years. Piazza brought with him the promise of turning the club’s fortunes around, but there is one particular condition that is driving Piazza...

When we think about the Italian superior quality in how to educate our children, a world well known excellence is the Reggio Emilia Approach. Launched after the war by Prof. Loris Malaguzzi, it has slowly but constantly carved out an ever-increasing and appreciated space, in a field as important and delicate as that of primary education. The US has...

It looks like it's been ridden straight out of a sci-fi movie. This stealth black stripped back cafe racer though is very much the real thing. The Tripla 0.0 675 cc was built by the bike fanatics at Italian Dream Motorcycle as a strictly limited- edition model. This radical bike is the latest in a line of customised Triumph Street Triples to emerge...

The 2nd International Congress on "Clinical Needs and Translational Research in Oncology," was held November 22-23, 2017 at the Centro Oncoematologico Regio Emilia (CORE), of the USL-IRCCS of Reggio Emilia, bringing together prominent oncologists from Europe and the United States. The CORE Prize for Oncology 2017 was awarded to two prestigious rese...

It was 1953 when Credito Emiliano, a relatively small bank based in the region of Emilia Romagna, started taking wheels of Parmigiano Reggiano as a collateral for small-business loans.  Italy had just walked out of a war that had left the country and its people in tatters, but with an enormous desire to start over. These were the years and the land...

Tourists visiting Modena will find all the charm of small-town Italy, where people leisurely walk along cobblestone streets in the early summer heat while enjoying gelato — fresh, rich and creamy, as it should be. As a base of regional travel through northern Italy, Modena (pronounced Mo-dah-nah) is located in the Emila Romagna province. Three airp...

Sophomore guard Federico Mussini, who came from Italy to play at St. John’s, will be leaving the program after two seasons. Reports in late May indicated that his youth club, Reggio Emilia, wanted him to return to play for their senior club. Mussini was back in New York this week, but will return to Italy to play. “I believe I am ready to take the...

Mike Piazza was jet-lagged and hungry, though you wouldn’t have known it from his smile as he navigated the obstacle course of hugs, kisses and handshakes. “Hey! Ciao! Good to see you!” he said. It has been 10 years since Piazza, 48, retired from baseball as one of the best-hitting catchers in history. It is common for stars of his stature to try o...

I was in Reggio Emilia–an ancient little town in northern Italy, sitting at a vast wooden table in a room with stone walls and floors. I was warmed not by the hearth beside me but by the broth in front of me. I closed my eyes. Scents perfumed me and I blissfully became one with hints of flour and tomato and oregano. My body tumbled forward and my e...

  WTI Magazine #48    2014 November, 26Author : Unioncamere      Translation by:   Historical backgroundAn important role in the production of Italian wooden furniture with inlaid decoration must be attributed to the workshops of Rolo, a centre in which this art was already established in the eighteenth century. The merit is due in particular to...