Thursday January 23, 2020 at 6:30 PM. Il Molo, 326 Commercial Street, Boston, MA, 02109 On Thursday, January 23, il Molo will welcome special guest Roberto Giarratani, Ruby Wines Italian Specialist, for an evening of incredible Tuscan wines. Giarratani has extensively traveled the Tuscany region of Italy, gaining knowledge and building relationship...

Il tenente Lewis R. Hubbard aveva 33 anni quel dannato 17 luglio del 1944. E quando si avvicinò alla mina nazista che ostruiva l’unico pozzo potabile e condannava la popolazione a una sete terribile, sapeva benissimo di rischiare la vita. Forse guardò il cielo e si raccomandò al Signore. Gridò ai suoi uomini, tre in tutto, di arretrare e si mise al...

Florence is marking 600 years since construction work began on Brunelleschi’s Cupola for the Cathedral of S. Maria del Fiore, a landmark which has dominated the skyline of the Tuscan capital for six centuries. In 1418 the ingenious design for the dome was awarded to 41-year-old Florentine architect, engineer and goldsmith Filippo Brunelleschi, who...

C'è una libreria di 35 metri quadrati a Firenze che da oggi è anche un romanzo edito da Mondadori: "La Piccola Farmacia letteraria". L'ha scritto Elena Molini, 37 anni, un master in editoria e una sfida coraggiosa, aprire per davvero una minuscola libreria indipendente in un paese che legge poco. L'avventura comincia un anno fa in via di Ripoli, st...

Livorno puts the high school report cards of Amadeo Modigliani (1884-1920) on display, while a large successful exhibition dedicated to the artist for the centennial of his death continues. The report cards emerged from research at the historical archive of the Niccolini Guerrazzi high school in Livorno, where Modigliani was a student. They are bei...

If you dream of life in the Italian countryside a la “Under the Tuscan Sun,” here is an opportunity with some unique history. Among the famous landscape and picturesque tranquillity of Tuscany, sits a gorgeous villa which dates back to the 11th century. The masterful stone villa is surrounded by Chianti vineyards and views in every direction of the...

In the beautiful Venetian city of Padova, there is a store for gentlemen, appropriately enough, located in the Square of Gentlemen (Piazza dei Signori) called Callegaro e Doriguzzi.  While passing by the storefront this weekend, I could not help but to notice a strange-looking hat with an extra long beak.  This oddity drew me into the store to inqu...

Italian soccer club Fiorentina have partnered with Genuino to use blockchain technology to identify official team shirts and stop counterfeiting. The tie up, which Fiorentina say is the first of its kind for a soccer club, was initially trialed last month, where shirts worn by players during Serie A games were fitted with a special chip and combine...

Spregiudicata, provocante, talvolta osé o scandalosa: è la moda di oggi. O meglio degli ultimi settecento anni, se si assume il XIV secolo come il vero punto di svolta nelle abitudini occidentali in fatto di abbigliamento. È ciò che sostiene Roberta Orsi Landini nel suo nuovo saggio intitolato “Moda a Firenze e in Toscana nel Trecento” (pp. 160, eu...

No country supplied more Premier League-winning managers than Italy in the 2010s. Omnisport took a look behind the scenes at Coverciano Buoyed by two wins from two as Everton manager, Carlo Ancelotti begins the new decade back in the division where he was the first title-winner of the previous one. Tactical thought in the 2010s was dominated by the...