On the white cliffs overlooking the sapphire waters of the Gulf of Naples lies the town of Sorrento. The fragrance of the Amalfi Coast’s native orange and lemon gardens wafts through the air, and narrow stone roads snake precipitously through a jumble of ochre and white-washed homes. This Italian community is home to about 16,000 people and more th...

«Una Cernobbio dell’economia reale, a Sud, sulla costiera Amalfitana. Per bilanciare la Cernobbio della finanza nel Nord». È l’idea di Lorenzo Zurino,34 anni, fondatore e ceo di The One Company premiato il 9 aprile scorso a New York dalla Niaf, la National Italian American Foundation, come miglior giovane imprenditore dell’anno. «Siamo impazienti d...

The lemon probably arrived in Italy from India at a time before 539 B.C., the year in which the Jews re-entered Babylon in Palestine. Jewish culture testifies that citron was present in Israel as early the sixth century B.C., and it had a ritual and ornamental value. It is therefore certain that the citrus plant existed in Italy from the early impe...

È della penisola sorrentina il giovane italiano scelto dalla Fondazione Niaf, punto di riferimento di circa 20 milioni di statunitensi che vantano origini italiane, come imprenditore dell’anno. La National Italian American Foundation, infatti, consegnerà a Lorenzo Zurino, nato a Sorrento è cresciuto a Piano di Sorrento, l’International Young Entrep...

“Qui dove il mare luccica / e tira forte il vento, / su una vecchia terrazza / davanti al Golfo di Surriento…” (“Here, where the sea shines / and the wind blows strong, / on an old terrace / facing the Gulf of Sorrento…”) are perhaps Lucio Dalla’s most famous words. They are the beginning of the Italian singer songwriter’s sentimental song dedicate...

La Comunita' degli Italiani - St Louis, which represents around 1500 Italians in the St Louis metropolitan region has partnered with Saint Louis University's Italian Club and Italian Studies program led by Professor Simone Bregni. Saint Louis University has a very large study abroad program in Italy and Club Italiano Per Piacere as well as the St L...

Sabato 18 agosto, alle ore 10.30, presso la sala consiliare del Comune di Sorrento, si svolgerà una cerimonia che vedrà protagonista la New York Police Department Columbia Association. Ospiti a Sorrento saranno il presidente dell'associazione, il detective Emanuel Rossi, ed il consigliere speciale del presidente, il sergente Anthony Cesarano, entra...

The deep crack in the rock which houses the crumbling buildings originated during a huge eruption which devastated the Mediterranean area 35.000 years ago. The flour mills, built from stone as far back as the 13th century,  took advantage of the constant stream at the bottom of the valley. They ground all the types of wheat needed by the Sorrentine...

During the first semester of my sophomore year of college, I decided that I wanted to study abroad. I had heard the amazing stories of study abroad experiences through my friends and school administrators, so I figured it was time for me to experience the world, considering I had never left the continent that I was born and raised on. As I began to...

Woodpecker Disco – Cervia, Emilia-Romagna: Woodpecker disco is a domed nightclub nestled in a pine forest near Cervia, in the northern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna. The structure was designed by architect Filippo Monti and began operating as a club in the late 1960s. It was considered one of the most popular clubs of the Adriatic Riviera until...