By Anna Spiegel   Boston-based restaurateur Michael Schlow is building a strong presence in Washington, having opened two popular restaurants in the District—Tico and the Riggsby—in under two years. Next up for the James Beard Award-winning chef: Alta Strada, an Italian osteria, and a still-unnamed international crudo bar, all bound for the...

Americani ed italiani uniti anche a Washington per raccogliere fondi da destinare alla Croce Rossa Italiana per l'emergenza terremoto. I fondi sono stati raccolti in due cene: la prima cena il 28 settembre, la seconda il 14 dicembre. In totale sono stati raccolti 12,140 dollari. "Washington DC si è dimostrata essere tra le città più solidali...

Festa della Repubblica oltreoceano per le Famiglie dell'Amarone d'Arte protagoniste a Washington e Boston di due eventi organizzati in occasione dell'anno della cultura italiana. Il vino principe della Valpolicella sarà l'ospite d'onore il 4 giugno della cena ufficiale intitolata alla ricorrenza organizzata all'Ambasciata italiana di Washington con...

EastBanc, Inc. and Jamestown announced onday that Donghia, the contemporary home furnishings design trade showroom specializing in decorative fabrics and furniture, has signed a ten-year lease to occupy a retail space in Georgetown at 3334 Cady's Alley.   Donghia is relocating from the Washington Design Center to Cady's Alley in the 3,413-sq...

The National Columbus Celebration Association has announced that the annual ceremony will be moved from its traditional site at the Columbus Memorial Plaza at Union Station to the Casa Italiana Christopher Columbus courtyard adjacent to Holy Rosary Church, the national Italian parish. The Columbus Memorial across from Union Station remains closed d...

Il Presidente dell'Ente Nazionale per l'Aviazione Civile, Vito Riggio, e l'Amministratore della Federal Aviation Administration americana, Michael P. Huerta, hanno sottoscritto stamani a Washington un memorandum di cooperazione per il trasporto commerciale aerospaziale.   L'accordo permetterà di iniziare una collaborazione per definire le no...

The producers of the PBS science series NOVA and the Embassy of Italy in Washington, DC invite you to a special sneak peek screening event featuring NOVA's upcoming film, "Colosseum – Roman Death Trap" (53 minutes) ( more info ) followed by a panel discussion and audience Q & A with experts from the film Including:   Gary Glassman - Prod...

The Saint Pio Foundation is proud to present the 1st "Saint Pio Award Ceremony," which will take place at The Naval Heritage Center (701 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20004), on Friday, May 22, 2015, at 6:30pm.   A cocktail reception will be followed by the award ceremony. The Saint Pio Award has been established to reco...

By Peggy McGlone The crowd of arts and university leaders stood up and applauded when Tony Bennett entered the Corcoran atrium, and the smiling singer responded by placing his hand over his heart. As he sat down, his touring partner, Lady Gaga, approached and kissed him on both cheeks while the 100 guests craned their necks to watch.   Musi...

Josephine J. (Gargiulo) Templeton M.D., trustee of the John Templeton Foundation, will be honored at the National Italian American Foundation's (NIAF) 40th Anniversary Awards Gala in Washington, D.C. Templeton will receive the NIAF Special Achievement Award in Philanthropy on October 17, 2015, at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park. The black-tie...