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Picture a day like this: You wake up and head to your job at a small company you own and manage together with your fellow workers, doing high-tech, advanced manufacturing that's too specialized for bigger factories. For lunch, you swing by a restaurant owned by another worker cooperative, this one a national-scale firm that serves millions of custo...

di Fucsia Nissoli   Esprimo soddisfazione per l'assegnazione, nella legge di assestamento di bilancio, di 2,6 milioni di euro alla Direzione Generale per gli italiani all'estero, al fine di essere utilizzati per reintegrare la dotazione destinata ai corsi di lingua e cultura italiana all'estero tagliati nella scorsa legge di Stabilità. Sent...

The Monroe Chamber of Commerce awarded Roberto's Restaurant, Monroe, Business of The Year for 2016, during the Chamber's recent Annual Meeting. The award is given every year to the business that not only supports the community but other businesses in town as well. It is a true example of a successful and responsible business.   In 1982, Luig...

Date: from Saturday, September 03, 2016 to Sunday, November 27, 2016 Organized by: MOCA Entrance: Free Location: MOCA Pacific Design Center - 8687 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90069 - www.moca.org Hours: Monday - closed; Tuesday - Friday 11:00 - 5:00 pm; Saturday and Sunday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm   The works of the renow...

It might be a long way from Sicily, but the owners of Viva Maria have introduced a little slice of Italy to northwestern Ohio. Walking inside the darkened restaurant, one is greeted by strings of overhead lights, flower vases placed on makeshift balconies and soft, moody music — all meant to evoke the feeling of strolling a quiet Italian stree...

WTI Magazine #83    2016 September 16Author : Enrico de Iulis      Translation by:   It is very interesting to see how the years '10s of 2000 are heavily inspired by the '10s of 1900. Starting from the hipster movement that revisits many hairstyles and many mustache cuts of the first decade of the twentieth century, to fashion that repeats double...

A new Italian restaurant, Amici's Italiano Ristorante, will open next week off West New Circle Road at 1479 Boardwalk. The restaurant will be run by Alberto Villasenor and Alex Vega, who are partners in Amici's with their wives, Miranda Villasenor and Amy Vega.   The eatery, with seating for 130, will be open for lunch and dinner weekda...

As the illustration at right so ably captures, what Christopher Columbus began 524 years ago, Italian Americans continue to this day.   Just as the seafaring explorer set out for the undiscovered country in a quest for knowledge, commerce and the promise of a better future for those he represented on his quest, so, too, do our political lead...

Italian-American Director Gregory La Cava began making animated films in the 1910s before switching over to live action films in the 1920s.   The following decade brought him critical and commercial success with the films The Half-Naked Truth, Gabriel over the White House, and What Every Woman Knows. His best known works were My Man Godfrey...

Marco's Pizza, the fastest growing pizza company in the United States, known for its fresh ingredients, secret sauce recipe and dough made in-store daily, opened at 11182 66th St., on Oct. 30 boosting the local economy by adding up to 30 jobs.   A grand opening celebration will be held between 1 and 4 p.m. on Nov. 6, and will include free pi...

Architecture office Carlo Ratti Associati has used submarine technologies to design a buoyant public space off the coast of West Palm Beach's Currie Park. As part of his masterplan for the Florida city's waterfront, architect Carlo Ratti and his team have proposed a plaza that will be partly submerged and constructed like a...

by Carmelo Desmone Not far from the chaos of downtown Chicago in the neighborhood known as "Little Italy" along a tree lined street is the Italian American Sports Hall of Fame located at 1421 South Taylor Avenue. I had the opportunity to tour the Hall and spoke with the founder, George Randazzo.   Mr. Randazzo told me how he was trying to s...