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By Jess Fleming   The historic, mint-green-and-mirror art deco space that houses Il Foro, the new downtown Minneapolis restaurant, is absolutely stunning. Owners Josh Thoma and Kevin Fitz-gerald of Smack Shack and the upcoming reboot of the Lexington, wisely left the former Forum Cafeteria mostly untouched.   They moved a bar and refr...

December 4, 2015 - Friday 9:30 PM - 1015 Folsom Street - San Francisco, California 94103   The father of Disco and pioneer of Electronic Dance Music. Moroder is officially the oldest DJ in the world and a collaborator of the new Daft Punk album, he won 3 Oscars, 3 Golden Globes and 4 Grammys.An Italian composer from South Tyro...

December 12 (Saturday) 11:30 am - 3:30 pm. Annual Holiday Luncheon. Join Long Island NOIAW members and friends to enjoy a delicious lunch in the elegant Bay Room at Manhasset Bay Yacht Club. The sweet voice of Carolina Gengo will lead us in well-known carols, including a few Italian ones. Shop for adorable and well-priced holiday gifts fr...

by Lisa Petrillo   Art Basel put Miami on the map in the art world. Now there's a push to do the same in the fashion world. Some of the biggest name designers are coming to Miami to meet their fans face to face. Edguardo Osoro, designer of Aquazzura shoes, is responsible for creating what he calls the 12-hour fashionable heel. &nb...

In sending the DFW Fiat Club a couple of links to Fiat articles, we were impressed by the enthusiastic response by its president, Kathy Young. Since the 'enthusiastic response' is in notably short supply, we asked Ms. Young to provide a personal perspective on the roots of her Fiat enthusiasm, and a little more about her club. It has been (modestly...

Tumbuktu Labs is a novel Italian-founded startup based in Los Angeles that describes themselves as a "children's media innovation lab" and helps brands better understand youngsters and create products they love. On the occasion of Super Bowl 50, which is taking place in the Bay Area on February 7th, Timbuktu Labs is launching a project called "Timb...

By Dennis Seid   Sometime next month, a wood-fired brick oven made in Italy will make its way to downtown Tupelo. And by late spring, a new restaurant will be serving traditional Neapolitan pizza from that oven. The pizzeria will be owned by Vince Rapisarda, who is opening in the building at 206 Troy Street that was most recently T...

by Jacob P. Perry   A longtime township resident was honored by the Township Committee on Tuesday, Jan. 26, for having been named 2015 "Woman of the Year" by the Center for Italian & Italian American Culture. The recipient, Janice Mariana Fields of Darren Drive, has lived in town for 24 years and served in numerous community an...

C'è un varesino a Washington che vola sull'acqua, e in pochi mesi ha imparato a mettere in riga (sportivamente parlando) anche gli americani. Andrea Bolognesi, 22enne di Cuveglio, è andato dall'altra parte dell'Oceano Atlantico per proseguire gli studi e non smettere di coltivare il sogno sportivo fatto di lunghi allenamenti in piscina ma anche di...

WHEN: Friday, March 25, 2016 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)WHERE: 14300 Greenwood Ave N – 14300 Greenwood Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98133 Questa lecture in italiano e' aperta ai soli membri de Il Punto! This lecture in Italian is open only to Il Punto members. Due to the size of the room, we must limit the number of participants to 25. Re...

Overall, the Italian wood and furniture industry restarted to grow in 2015 for the first time after seven years (if we exclude the "little rebound" of 2010), with production growth at 2.6%, not solely due to the foreign markets (very dynamic, with a rise around 6%), but also to the domestic one that recovered about 1% in a year. The 2016 forecasts...

Thanks to tipster Patrick R. for letting us know that the iconic Caffe Trieste at Vallejo Street and Grant Avenue, a cornerstone of the North Beach community, celebrates its 60th anniversary today—no foolin'. Co-owner Ida Zoubi says they're planning a celebration at a later date.   On this day in 1956, Trieste was established as the very fir...