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AbbVie, azienda leader del settore biofarmaceutico è pronta ad investire ben 60 milioni di dollari nel Belpaese e più precisamente nel sito industriale di Aprilia, considerato un polo di eccellenza di livello internazionale, dove sarà aperta una nuova linea produttiva all'avanguardia nell'assemblaggio e nel confezionamento dei prodotti farmaceutici...

By Ethan Hartley   Danversa sweet Italian staple has come to downtown Danvers. Esposito Bakery, serving up some of the freshest and most storied pastries north of the North End in Boston, is now open at 16 Maple St. Jennifer Pema, the 19-year-old assistant manager and second daughter of the shop's owners, gleams as she talks about the b...

Italian fashion house Valentino throws a curve ball this season for Pre Spring 2016 with a collection of wearable clothes for daytime instead of an exquisite evening collection without comprising on design and artisans skills. With references hailing from Hawaii, particularly natural elements of printed tropical flowers, palm trees, the ocean...

There are two reasons I am such a fan of Italian wines these days. One is the dramatic improvement in quality we have seen over the last couple of decades. It started in Piedmont and Tuscany then, as they watched the money roll in, other regions, from Friuli to Sicily, discovered the advantages of moving from bulk, crap plonk to quality wines. And...

by Paul Moses   When the nation's foreign-born population peaked in 1890 at nearly 15%, New York's Irish were angry that so many Italian immigrants were crowding into the city. The reason for their anger was that Italian newcomers were willing to work for less money and longer hours than the already-established Irish. As the economy sou...

Cari compaesani di Sabato Rodia: I would like us all to bear in mind just how long we have been working toward international recognition for the Watts Towers.* The Italian contribution to this effort has been particularly strong for over a decade. Please let it continue to be so. We must NOT drop the ball now that a UNESCO World Heritage Site candi...

If Italy is Europe's "Cinderella" in terms of foreign direct investments (inflows account for 17% of GDP, compared to Europe's 42% and, outflows are 25% against Europe's 50%), Emilia-Romagna plays in the same league as Europe's main manufacturing regions: in sixth place according to the FDI Index ranking, and in second in Italy, following Lombardy...

Taormina is one of the most popular and beautiful places in Sicily. It was my first stop in Sicily and I fell in love immediately. I'd recommend this classy resort city to anyone planning a trip to Sicilia, the southern island of Italy.   Aside from its beauty and location on the Ionian Sea, Taormina is home to Teatro Greco, the Greek theate...

While the University of Bologna is not the oldest existing & continually operating university in the world (that claim goes to the University of Karueein in Morocco), it is the oldest university in Europe. The University of Bologna (or Università Degli Studi Di Bologna) was established in 1088. By the 12th century, the school became known for...

Each year in May, Herrin shows off its proud Italian heritage at the nine-day HerrinFesta Italiana. But before the stage is up in the piazza, a group of dedicated volunteers began working on plans for HerrinFesta Italiana 2016.   The HerrinFesta Italiana committee is a not-for-profit fundraising arm of Herrin Chamber of Commerce. Cris J...

La musica di un giovane compositore italiano per festeggiare i 70 della Repubblica Italiana. Il tradizionale ricevimento ospitato dall'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington sarà quest'anno l'occasione per ascoltare in anteprima il "Trio in B minore" composto dal Maestro Gabriele Ciampi proprio in omaggio a quest'anniversario. Ciampi, classe 1976, da Los...

Recently, I had the pleasure of attending a special workshop featuring the first private tasting of TrentoDoc sparkling wines.Hosted by the Italian Chamber of Commerce to introduce "Trentodoc Sparkling Wines from the Dolomite Mountains". The tasting will take place in the International School of Comics in west town. Bloggers, sommeliers, chefs, and...