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Jeep was one of the grand prizes when Fiat took over Chrysler during the financial crisis of 2007-2009. Fiat boss Sergio Marchionne, an Italian-Canadian, knew the Jeep brand well. And in his strategic planning he made Jeep a focal point of expanding the combined Fiat Chrysler's sales globally. That explains why you see the Jeep name on the uni...

By Richard Muti   Natalina "Dolly" Garaventa, not yet 17, and Antonino Martino "Marty" Sinatra, older by two years, ran away from their Hoboken homes—but didn't go far. They eloped to Jersey City, two miles away, and were married on Valentine's Day 1913.   Both had emigrated from Italy as children—Dolly from the north, near Genoa, and...

by Jeannine Guilyard   The Museum of Modern Art's current film series "Antonio Pietrangeli: A Retrospective" is in its final days, so if you're in New York City this week, it's still not too late to catch one of these Italian classics on the big screen. Born in Rome, Pietrangeli first studied medicine but fate took over when he assisted...

by  Chiara Beghelli   Another billion women will enter the workforce during the next ten years. This is good news not only for equal opportunity, but also for shoe producers. According to a report by Transparency Market Research, the "women's professional" will be the largest-growing category of footwear and will drive the sales of this...

Delaware District 1 donated a check for $1,000 to the Sussex Technical High School Athletic Department. This donation was a result of the proceeds of the 3rd Annual Brian Piccolo Award Ceremony and financial support from the Delaware Commission on Italian Heritage and Culture.   Three local high schools - Cape Henlopen, Indian River and Suss...

The Abruzzo Molise Heritage Society (AMHS) is pleased to announce our next general Society meeting program for Sunday, January 31, 2016, in Casa Italiana (595 ½ 3rd Street NW, Washington DC) at 1:00 pm.   Please join AMHS for lunch and a presentation by geologist, Barry Centini, Ph.D., who will talk about the many ways that the geology of It...

by Abigail Abrams   Friday is World Nutella Day, and the world is going crazy. The famous chocolatey hazelnut spread is a favorite to include in breakfast and dessert items alike, and the internet is overflowing with recipes, deals and beautiful photos to celebrate the holiday. Every year on Feb. 5, the world celebrates this delicious f...

By Pete Wells   David Sclarow built his first wood-burning pizza oven so he could feed guests at the wedding of two cheesemakers. They were getting married some distance from Brooklyn, where he lived, so he layered the bricks and concrete on top of a flatbed trailer that he could hitch to the back of his Volkswagen Doka.   The next ti...

From classic comfort foods to regional standouts and desserts, we'll be sharing a new recipe with you each week. Find other dishes of the week here. This week, we're sharing a NOLA classic, the muffuletta.   When you think of New Orleans sandwiches, we're sure the iconic po-boy is the first to come to mind. But the second favorite betwe...

by Alexis Tarrazi   Traveling thousands of miles from Italy, Bella Bettulia is bringing her passion for yoga to Westfield. Bettulia has opened Bella Vida Yoga Studio and hosting a ribbon cutting on Saturday, March 19 with Westfield Mayor Andy Skibitsky and town officials making an appearance. Bettulia was born in Italy and would tr...

By Peppe Aquaro   Tutto inizia e ricomincia con un push o con un touch. Che siano le vetrate trasparenti all'ingresso della prima sala, "Pianeta blu", o che si schiacci il tastino dell'iPhone, cambia poco. Siamo all'Acquario di Genova, che, in occasione dei suoi primi 25 anni, si è rifatto il "tech-look".   Costa Edutainment - sono lo...

Siamo lieti di segnalare che AmCham patrocina il webinar organizzato da Euranet in collaborazione con il Food Innovation Center della Rutgers University dal titolo "Welcome to New Jersey. Le opportunità per le aziende agroalimentari italiane". "Welcome to New Jersey", che si terrà martedì 12 aprile alle ore 15.30, vuole essere una presentazione, b...