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"In my experience with international customers, I can say that the olive tree is one of the most loved plants and is undoubtedly at the top of the requests for use in the composition of a garden," said Alice Collantoni, an architect who specializes in garden and landscape design.

 

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Pasquale Gervasio made it to America by stowing away on a boat from Italy, eating only lemons for two weeks. In 1936, he opened an Italian bakery in Trenton with a single brick oven, and over the years its grown from one bakery to a seven-location business that create fresh bread and baked ...

Our Lady of Mount Carmel-St. Ann Parish seeks a waiver that would permit the historic but crumbling Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church to be knocked down sooner rather than later, city officials said Thursday.


Parish representatives will appear before the city Historical Commission June 9 to make the ...

È una delle tante cittadine di provincia dove vivono gli italiani d'America. Case basse e a buon mercato a un'ora di autobus da Manhattan. Tanta nostalgia, l'inevitabile folklore degli emigranti di vecchia data. Ma di tornare ai paesi d'origine non se ne parla.


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File this under better late than never. The Italian Trade Agency in late March hosted a manufacturing forum featuring presentations from Italy's top machine tool manufacturers, as well as live displays of Italian innovations. The presentations discussed the trends poised to have the greatest impact ...

The tagline for August Laura, a new cocktail bar opening tonight in Carroll Gardens, could be la famiglia. There's the name, a tip of the hat to co-owner Alyssa Sartor's grandfather; the glassware, much of which comes from Sartor's father's bar in New Jersey; and the story of Sartor and business ...

Infrastructure is big business in the US. The federal government has recently approved a fifteen-year investment plan worth $305 billion for railway and highway networks ($48 billion earmarked for rail).

 

Local administrations are finding leeway in their budgets. And infrastructure is a hot ...

Formento's, the Randolph Street Italian restaurant inspired by red-sauced classics, is moving south — to southern Italian cuisine, that is.

 

New executive chef Stephen Wambach, who stepped in after opening chef Tony Quartaro announced his departure in March, has revealed his plans for a ...

When: Friday, June 17, 2016 From 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Where: Italian Cultural Institute of New York, 686 Park Ave, New York, NY 10021


Italian musician Luca Ciarla redraws the borders of jazz violin with a loop pedal, his voice and electronics. One by one, he performs live all the roles, playing his ...

By Gina Fabbro

 

What do you think of when you think about opera? Do you imagine serious, dramatic, sometimes over-the-top stories, filled with love, betrayal, and sometimes death? (I'm looking at you, Tosca !) While this may be true for the majority of operas, it definitely does not ...

Nei prossimi mesi il Piemonte avrà un canale di dialogo privilegiato con gli Stati Uniti. La National Italian Amarican Foundation (Niaf), che rappresenta i cittadini italo-americani, conservando e promuovendo l'originario patrimonio di valori della comunità, ha infatti designato il Piemonte ...

A team of young Italian entrepreneurs wants to bring lesser-known classic Italian goods, made by small producers for generations, to the US for the first time.

 

Market data reports have been buzzing with information on how North Americans are expanding their flavor palettes and have ...

The airy, light-filled tasting room at the Northwest Wine Academy would feel right at home in any of Seattle's swankier neighborhoods. Designed with a distinctly northwest aesthetic, the walls are partially lined with beautiful reclaimed redwood and the tasting counter is faced with scores of ...

Friends, Romans, countrymen! Oh yes, and countrywomen. And people in far-flung nations. Everyone, basically. Rome is seeking all the sponsors it can find to fund the monumental job of restoring and maintaining its hundreds of fountains, statues, archaeological sites and historic palazzos.

 

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The Italian American organizations in Sonoma County and the Santa Rosa Junior College (SRLC) will promote demand for Italian language and culture by opening an exchange program with Italy that combines career technical education with language skill development. Project-based international ...

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Olive Trees a Popular Choice in the Gardens of Italy’s Country Homes

Olive Trees a Popular Choice in the Gardens of Italy’s Country Homes

"In my experience with international customers, I can say that the olive tree is one of the most loved plants and is undoubtedly at the top of the requests for use in the composition of a garden," said Alice Collantoni, an architect who specializes in garden and landscape design.   We met Collantoni on the southern coast of Tuscany, in the seaport...

Italian People's Bakery a Chambersburg mainstay after 80 years

Italian People's Bakery a Chambersburg mainstay after 80 years

Pasquale Gervasio made it to America by stowing away on a boat from Italy, eating only lemons for two weeks. In 1936, he opened an Italian bakery in Trenton with a single brick oven, and over the years its grown from one bakery to a seven-location business that create fresh bread and baked goods that are standouts in a community filled...

Worcester parish seeks to raze Mount Carmel Church without delay

Worcester parish seeks to raze Mount Carmel Church without delay

Our Lady of Mount Carmel-St. Ann Parish seeks a waiver that would permit the historic but crumbling Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church to be knocked down sooner rather than later, city officials said Thursday. Parish representatives will appear before the city Historical Commission June 9 to make the case for a demolition-delay waiver, which would mean the parish wouldn't have...

Saluti da Verona, New Jersey

Saluti da Verona, New Jersey

È una delle tante cittadine di provincia dove vivono gli italiani d'America. Case basse e a buon mercato a un'ora di autobus da Manhattan. Tanta nostalgia, l'inevitabile folklore degli emigranti di vecchia data. Ma di tornare ai paesi d'origine non se ne parla. Bloomfield Avenue e Mount Prospect Avenue. Le due vie si incontrano a Verona, New Jersey. All'ora di punta...

A Taste of Italian Manufacturing

A Taste of Italian Manufacturing

File this under better late than never. The Italian Trade Agency in late March hosted a manufacturing forum featuring presentations from Italy's top machine tool manufacturers, as well as live displays of Italian innovations. The presentations discussed the trends poised to have the greatest impact on the industry. Held at the University of Chicago's Gleacher Center, the event, dubbed the i3...

New Bar August Laura Harnesses Italian Spirits In Carroll Gardens

New Bar August Laura Harnesses Italian Spirits In Carroll Gardens

The tagline for August Laura, a new cocktail bar opening tonight in Carroll Gardens, could be la famiglia. There's the name, a tip of the hat to co-owner Alyssa Sartor's grandfather; the glassware, much of which comes from Sartor's father's bar in New Jersey; and the story of Sartor and business partner Frankie Rodriguez, who's soon to become her life...

Italian companies in pole position to benefit from the US push on new infrastruc…

Italian companies in pole position to benefit from the US push on new infrastructure

Infrastructure is big business in the US. The federal government has recently approved a fifteen-year investment plan worth $305 billion for railway and highway networks ($48 billion earmarked for rail).   Local administrations are finding leeway in their budgets. And infrastructure is a hot topic among candidates for the presidential elections in November — especially Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.   Read more   Fonte:...

New Formento's chef on what's next for the three-star Italian restaurant

New Formento's chef on what's next for the three-star Italian restaurant

Formento's, the Randolph Street Italian restaurant inspired by red-sauced classics, is moving south — to southern Italian cuisine, that is.   New executive chef Stephen Wambach, who stepped in after opening chef Tony Quartaro announced his departure in March, has revealed his plans for a menu overhaul — think lighter dishes, with plenty of seafood and vegetables, made with olive oil instead...

LUCA CIARLA violin, vocals live loops & electronics

LUCA CIARLA violin, vocals live loops & electronics

When: Friday, June 17, 2016 From 6:30 pm to 8:00 pmWhere: Italian Cultural Institute of New York, 686 Park Ave, New York, NY 10021 Italian musician Luca Ciarla redraws the borders of jazz violin with a loop pedal, his voice and electronics. One by one, he performs live all the roles, playing his instrument like a guitar, a bass, or a...

Italian Club at the Opera: The Marriage of Figaro

Italian Club at the Opera: The Marriage of Figaro

By Gina Fabbro   What do you think of when you think about opera? Do you imagine serious, dramatic, sometimes over-the-top stories, filled with love, betrayal, and sometimes death? (I'm looking at you, Tosca !) While this may be true for the majority of operas, it definitely does not apply to the Marriage of Figaro.   On May 11th, seven members of the Italian club...

Il Piemonte è la 'Regione d'onore 2016' del Niaf

Il Piemonte è la 'Regione d'onore 2016' del Niaf

Nei prossimi mesi il Piemonte avrà un canale di dialogo privilegiato con gli Stati Uniti. La National Italian Amarican Foundation (Niaf), che rappresenta i cittadini italo-americani, conservando e promuovendo l'originario patrimonio di valori della comunità, ha infatti designato il Piemonte "Regione d'onore 2016".   Annualmente la Fondazione coinvolge infatti una Regione italiana quale protagonista del proprio calendario di attività, che perquest'anno saranno...

Italy still has more to offer North Americans, Eattiamo founders say

Italy still has more to offer North Americans, Eattiamo founders say

A team of young Italian entrepreneurs wants to bring lesser-known classic Italian goods, made by small producers for generations, to the US for the first time.   Market data reports have been buzzing with information on how North Americans are expanding their flavor palettes and have acquired the taste for more 'exotic' food . The term, however, is often misused exclusively for...

Northwest Wine Academy guides students from vine to wine

Northwest Wine Academy guides students from vine to wine

The airy, light-filled tasting room at the Northwest Wine Academy would feel right at home in any of Seattle's swankier neighborhoods. Designed with a distinctly northwest aesthetic, the walls are partially lined with beautiful reclaimed redwood and the tasting counter is faced with scores of basalt rocks brought back from eastern Washington. Large rollup glass doors let in plenty of...

Friends, Romans: Help restore Rome's ruins, monuments

Friends, Romans: Help restore Rome's ruins, monuments

Friends, Romans, countrymen! Oh yes, and countrywomen. And people in far-flung nations. Everyone, basically. Rome is seeking all the sponsors it can find to fund the monumental job of restoring and maintaining its hundreds of fountains, statues, archaeological sites and historic palazzos.   Perennially short of funds to properly care for the sprawling, two-millennia legacy of art and history, city officials on...

In Santa Rosa, plans to boost Italian learning and entrepreneurship

In Santa Rosa, plans to boost Italian learning and entrepreneurship

The Italian American organizations in Sonoma County and the Santa Rosa Junior College (SRLC) will promote demand for Italian language and culture by opening an exchange program with Italy that combines career technical education with language skill development. Project-based international internships in Italy are being planned.   The Consulate's Education Officer Paola Ebranati (in the picture below) attended a kickoff meeting at...

Bricco Comfort Food to replace Spicoli’s

Bricco Comfort Food to replace Spicoli’s

Maria Markonidis of Hudson, Mass., spoke fondly of her memories in Albion village at the former Spicoli's Bar and Grill where she would bring her son and his friends on the Providence Capitals hockey team to grab a bite to eat after games and practices.   It became the team's spot for the past three years, she said, and she fell in...

Delving Into the Past to Solve Family Mysteries

Delving Into the Past to Solve Family Mysteries

This past week marked the premiere of the new season of the popular PBS television series Genealogy Roadshow. The show, part detective story and part emotional journey, combines history and science to uncover fascinating stories of diverse Americans.   This season, the show follows a diverse cast of participants on an emotional journey that uses history and science to uncover their fascinating family...

Sinclair Bell (Editor) presents: "The Etruscans"

Sinclair Bell (Editor) presents: "The Etruscans"

When: Wednesday, June 1st from 6-8pmWhere: Italian Cultural Institute, 500 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450   Sinclair Bell will discuss the Etruscans, a vibrant, independent people whose distinct civilization flourished in central Italy for most of the first millennium BCE and whose artistic, social and cultural traditions helped shape the ancient Mediterranean, European, and Classical worlds.   Read more   Source: https://www.eventbrite.com/    

Gianandrea Noseda International Opera Awards Conductor of the Year 2016

Gianandrea Noseda International Opera Awards Conductor of the Year 2016

On Sunday 15 May 2016 at The Savoy Theatre, London, the winners of the "International Opera Awards" were announced in a ceremony hosted by BBC Radio 3 presenter Petroc Trelawny. Opera stars and supporters gathered for an evening celebrating excellence in opera, as well as raising funds for the Opera Awards Foundation – a trust which aims to help those...

Il Food Made in Italy all'estero: le attivita' e l'impegno di Agenzia ICE

Il Food Made in Italy all'estero: le attivita' e l'impegno di Agenzia ICE

Qual è l'impegno di ICE, in collegamento a Cibus, per portare il Made in Italy e la sua qualità all'estero? L'impegno di Agenzia ICE è stato molto elevato ed è stato focalizzato sulla promozione della Fiera internazionale dell'alimentazione per avere a Parma 52 paesi rappresentati e 2.000 operatori dall'estero.Ma non solo.   Agenzia ICE è molto impegnata negli Stati Uniti e in Canada...

How Italian researchers have transformed windows in solar panels

How Italian researchers have transformed windows in solar panels

It seems very hard to believe that a window could work as a solar panel to provide energy for a whole house. But this utopia is about to come true. A research team at the University of Milan-Bicocca has developed particular plastic plates, made up of special nano-particles that will work as source of energy.   In particular, the scientific term of...

Ynot Italian returns to the Oceanfront in Virginia Beach

Ynot Italian returns to the Oceanfront in Virginia Beach

Ynot Italian has returned to the Oceanfront. The popular local franchise had a location at Atlantic Avenue and 19th Street from 1995 to 2000. In March, the restaurant opened its sixth location at 3316 Atlantic Ave., in the spot that used to be Big Italy Virginia Beach.   Owner Tony DiSilvestro said returning to the Oceanfront is a "great opportunity." The 7,000-square foot space will...

Battle over Cape Coral's Italian American Club

Battle over Cape Coral's Italian American Club

The Cape Coral Italian American Club has a new name and a new owner. But as far as Lucille Christiano is concerned, that place doesn't exist anymore. She's done with it.   "We'd all love to come back to the club," said Christiano, 78, of Cape Coral. "We miss our club. It's like home ... But I don't even feel like we're welcome...

Tiny corner of Italy takes root with Mino

Tiny corner of Italy takes root with Mino

A table of eight people — from all appearances Italian-Americans — sat next to us, and another eight-top stood ready. This was proof positive that Mino's claim of authentic Italian is more than good PR. It's Italian-family good.   But more importantly, that table, with its round of individual pizzas, proved valuable as I attempted to eat my own. I ordered the...

Italy start-up to design Hyperloop suspensions

Italy start-up to design Hyperloop suspensions

An Italian startup founded by engineering students will design the suspensions for a futuristic train that will reach 1,000 kilometers an hour, sources said Wednesday. The Hyperloop is a solar-powered, elevated, tubular transportation system with reduced-pressure tubes in which pressurized capsules ride on an air cushion driven by linear induction motors and air compressors. It is the brainchild of Canadian-American business...

Today’s “Monuments Men” speak Italian

Today’s “Monuments Men” speak Italian

Palmira is just the most recent and devastating example of the danger faced by works of art and monuments in case of conflict. The ancient Roman ruins of the Syrian city have been under the attack of the destructive rage of ISIS militants.   In the 2014 movie "Monuments Men" (starring George Clooney, Matt Damon and Cate Blanchett), works of art disappeared...

The Italian Market’s Century Club

The Italian Market’s Century Club

To make it to 100 years is an im­press­ive feat on its own, in life and in busi­ness. A cen­tury of ser­vice to a com­munity in any dis­cip­line re­quires at least a few things: a pi­on­eer­ing and awe-in­spir­ing first gen­er­a­tion; a product that dec­ades of South Phil­adelphi­ans clam­or for; and suc­cess­ful gen­er­a­tion­al sup­port – chil­dren will­ing to take on their...

NYCEDC Launches Global Business Exchange With Milan to Help Start-ups in Both Ci…

NYCEDC Launches Global Business Exchange With Milan to Help Start-ups in Both Cities

Building on the success of a similar program in Paris, the New York City Economic Development Corporation is teaming with Milan officials to help start-ups in both cities gain ground as their businesses grow.   Designers in search of some guidance or inspiration from the Milanese may get exactly that through the NYCEDC Global Business Exchange with Milan.Building off a similar setup...

Luisotti to step down as SF Opera music director in 2018

Luisotti to step down as SF Opera music director in 2018

Nicola Luisotti says he will end his term as music director of the San Francisco Opera when his contract expires at the end of the 2017-18 season. The 55-year-old Italian made his debut with the company in 2005 and was hired in January 2007 to succeed Donald Runnicles as music director starting with the 2009-10 season.   In a statement Wednesday, Luisotti says...

Goodbye Columbus Day?: Amherst Town Meeting OKs resolution to commemorate Indige…

Goodbye Columbus Day?: Amherst Town Meeting OKs resolution to commemorate Indigenous Peoples' Day

By a majority vote, Amherst Town Meeting on Wednesday night adopted a resolution to commemorate Indigenous Peoples' Day instead of Columbus Day.   Students in Matthew Venditti's eighth grade class brought the resolution after studying Christopher Columbus, the Italian explorer who set the stage for European colonization of the Americas with four trips across the Atlantic Ocean under the Spanish flag in...

Visiting South Philly’s Brigantessa

Visiting South Philly’s Brigantessa

By Giovanni di Napoli It was a long time in coming, but I finally made it to Brigantessa, Forneria Meridionale. Named in honor of Michelina De Cesare, a pro-Bourbon freedom fighter who fought and died against the Piedmontese invaders, the restaurant is one of South Philly's hip dining spots which specializes in southern Italian fare. Located at 1520 East Passyunk Avenue, Brigantessa...

Francesco Cafiso Quartet

Francesco Cafiso Quartet

When: Thursday, June 09, 2016 From 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm Where: Italian Cultural Institute of New York, 686 Park Ave, New York, NY 10021 One of the most precocious talents in the history of jazz. When he was barely nine years old Francesco took his first steps, working with internationally famous musicians. Meeting Wynton Marsalis in Pescara at the jazz Festival held on...

A BRONX TALE Musical Takes First Step Toward Broadway

A BRONX TALE Musical Takes First Step Toward Broadway

Chazz Palminteri, Alan Menken and Glenn Slater's A BRONX TALE: THE MUSICAL is making its first move toward Broadway. According to an Equity casting notice, the production will start auditioning for the show on June 2 in New York City. No word on dates for A BRONX TALE's Broadway run.   A BRONX TALE made its world premiere this February at New Jersey's...

Galletti’s serves Italian in Seaview

Galletti’s serves Italian in Seaview

A hybrid restaurant opened in Seaview last July, in the location that once hosted a dollar store and then a gun shop. In the morning and early afternoon the building is home to the Metro Espresso, offering breakfast, lunch and coffee. In the evening the establishment is Galletti's, an Italian restaurant filling what owners Ron and Sue Ann Starheim saw...

Filmmaker Brunella Filì’s doc “passes through” the Emergency Exit to LA

Filmmaker Brunella Filì’s doc “passes through” the Emergency Exit to LA

According to the official statistics, offered by the Registry of Italians Resident Abroad (A.I.R.E.), over 27.000 Italians leave their home country behind, every year (actually, the numbers double, if we consider the unofficial data of those unregistered).   Mind that we are not talking about young people, who indulge their whim of going to live abroad. Upon graduation, they cannot see even...

Italian Art & Artists: Caravaggio

Italian Art & Artists: Caravaggio

When: June 9 - Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pmWhere: Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 24 Depot Square, Tuckahoe, 10707  Phone: 9147718700 Caravaggio's works constitute some of the most stunning works in the entire history of Western painting. Observing the evolution of his style from his early works, The Fortune Teller, Bacchus and Narcissus, to his major successes, The Calling of Saint Matthew and Doubting Thomas, to his final...

La Festa, Philly’s Funnest Street Festival in Philadelphia

La Festa, Philly’s Funnest Street Festival in Philadelphia

When: June 5, 2016 Sunday 11:00 AM - 7:00 PMWhere: Filitalia International Foundation's Home of History of Italian Immigration Museum, 1834 East Passyunk Avenue , Street Parking - some with meters - Bring Quarters, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Don't Miss La Festa, Philly's Funnest Street Festival, on Sunday June 5th from 11-7. Located on East Passyunk Ave from Broad until Moore in the heart of...

Bakers seek new law for Rhode Island’s beloved wine biscuits

Bakers seek new law for Rhode Island’s beloved wine biscuits

Bakers are asking state lawmakers to make it easier for them to mass produce an Italian-American treat. The state Senate voted unanimously Wednesday to pass legislation that would create a special wine biscuit license allowing bakers to buy up to 2,000 gallons of wine a year from wholesalers.   North Providence baker and Town Councilwoman Kristen Catanzaro requested the bill. She said she...

Beretta opens outlet store near Chicago

Beretta opens outlet store near Chicago

Famed gun maker Beretta opened a retail store at an outlet mall in Aurora, which is a suburb of Chicago. "We are excited to present our merchandise to the discerning shoppers who visit this premium outlet shopping destination," said Patrick Mocorro, who manages commercial clothing and accessories for Beretta, in a statement Monday.   The 2,800-square-foot shop will house Beretta branded technical apparel...

Festa della Repubblica at Christopher Columbus Park

Festa della Repubblica at Christopher Columbus Park

When: Sunday, June 5, 2016 – 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.Where: Christopher Columbus Park at Long Wharf, Boston MA The annual Festa Nazionale della Repubblica Italiana and "Piazza Italia" is scheduled for Sunday June 5, 2016, at Christopher Columbus Park on Atlantic Avenue in the North End of Boston. The event starts at 10 a.m. and runs through the afternoon with free...

Avviso di assunzione di impiegato a contratto temporaneo da adibire ai servizi d…

Avviso di assunzione di impiegato a contratto temporaneo da adibire ai servizi di collaboratore amministrativo nel settore culturale/eventi

E' indetta la selezione per l'assunzione presso l'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington di un impiegato con contratto temporaneo (della durata di sei mesi) da adibire ai servizi di Collaboratore amministrativo.   Possono candidarsi coloro che siano in possesso dei seguenti requisiti alla data del presente avviso: abbiano compiuto il 18° anno di età; siano di sana costituzione; risiedano legalmente negli Stati Uniti; siano...

More and more Italian companies opting for reshoring, 121 in 2015

More and more Italian companies opting for reshoring, 121 in 2015

Italy is in second place behind the United States in terms of company reshoring: 121 against the 326 of the US. It is followed by the United Kingdom (68) and Germany (63) and, overall, there are almost 730 cases throughout the world, according to data contained in the 2016 edition of the analysis "Manufacturing reshoring" by the Research Group of...

Suore Scalabriniane negli Usa per analizzare nuove e vecchie emergenze

Suore Scalabriniane negli Usa per analizzare nuove e vecchie emergenze

Ellis Island è una delle tappe che le 15 Suore Missionarie Scalabriniane stanno visitando durante il corso congregazionale di formazione permanente, che si sta svolgendo a Melrose Park e si concluderà il prossimo 24 maggio 2016. L'obiettivo del corso, che sta coinvolgendo le religiose Scalabriniane, è quello di rileggere il fenomeno migratorio attuale alla luce delle intuizioni del fondatore Giovanni...

Ronald Tarentino Jr. Massachusetts Police Officer shot dead

Ronald Tarentino Jr. Massachusetts Police Officer shot dead

By Ross Hinds   The man suspected of killing a Massachusetts police officer has been shot and killed by law enforcement. Officer Ronald Tarentino Jr. was conducting a traffic stop on Rochdale Street in Auburn when an occupant of the vehicle opened fire on him as he approached the car early Sunday morning. Police say the shooter, identified as Jorge Zambrano, 35, fled the...

Giovanni Falcone commemorato anche a Washington

Giovanni Falcone commemorato anche a Washington

La messa annuale in commemorazione del giudice Giovanni Falcone è stata celebrata nella Holy Rosary Church, parrocchia italiana di Washington, ieri, domenica 22, alla vigilia dell'anniversario dell'attentato in cui è stato assassinato assieme alla moglie ed i membri della scorta. L'evento annuale serve a ricordare il coraggio e la dedizione del giudice Falcone nella lotta contro il crimine organizzato e della...

Italy coach Conte leaves Giovinco, Pirlo off Euro 2016 roster

Italy coach Conte leaves Giovinco, Pirlo off Euro 2016 roster

Toronto FC star forward Sebastian Giovinco has been left off Italy coach Antonio Conte's preliminary 30-man squad for Euro 2016. There is also no place for 37-year-old midfielder Andrea Pirlo, another Major League Soccer star. Conte chose forwards Eder Citadin Martins and Graziano Pelle, the likely starters, plus Ciro Immobile, Lorenzo Insigne and Simone Zaza.   Forward Mario Balotelli was also left out Monday....

Boeri espone a Nissoli le iniziative informative per i lavoratori all'estero

Boeri espone a Nissoli le iniziative informative per i lavoratori all'estero

di Fucsia Nissoli Recentemente ho chiesto al presidente dell'Inps, Tito Boeri, se fosse sua intenzione inviare la "famosa busta arancione" anche agli iscritti Aire. Il presidente Boeri, nella sua gentile risposta, ha precisato che "non pensano di inviare all'estero la busta arancione, ma che vorrebbero estendere ai contribuenti all'estero l'accesso al servizio online che permette di avere stime della pensione futura". "La motivazione risiede nel...

Counterfeiting an ancient problem, 2000 years ago the first brand said “Made in …

Counterfeiting an ancient problem, 2000 years ago the first brand said “Made in Rome”

Sometimes, it is appropriate to say, there is nothing more present than the past. While Italy has been for years now at the forefront in the battle to protect the quality of its products against counterfeiting and unfair competition from China, an exhibition at Trajan's market in Rome reminds us that the use of brands is nothing new. Logos, signatures and symbols...

You Are What You Pronounce

You Are What You Pronounce

Robert Aiudi wants you to know that if you want to order bowtie noodles at an Italian restaurant, you may have to ask for farfalle. Or maybe strichetti instead.   Aiudi, who goes online by the sobriquet the Language Chef, is on a mission to enable people not just to taste their meals in this foodie society, but to pronounce them as...

NJIHC Collodi Award Presentation

NJIHC Collodi Award Presentation

On Friday April 29th, the New Jersey Italian Heritage Commission presented Frank Campione with the Commission's Collodi award. The award recognizes a New Jersey educator who has done an exceptional job at integrating Italian and Italian American material into the classrom by drawing upon lessons from the NJIHC Universality of Italian Heritage Curriculum. The award is named after Carlo Collodi, Italian...

Buon Appetito: D’Urso brings taste of Italy to Collinsville

Buon Appetito: D’Urso brings taste of Italy to Collinsville

Today, Rita Palumbo is flying back to Naples, Italy, after spending a few weeks visiting, and cooking with, her daughter Tiziana D'Urso in Collinsville. For Palumbo's last full day of her visit, the mother and daughter had a lunch of traditional Mediterranean foods they spent all morning cooking.   However, that menu isn't much different than what D'Urso and her mother prepare on...

HO.MI. New York: il fascino dell’Italia del design

HO.MI. New York: il fascino dell’Italia del design

By Maurita Cardone All'America piace lo stile italiano. Ormai è cosa assodata. E l'arredamento è uno dei settori chiave nel definire quell'Italian lifestyle che esercita un fascino unico sugli americani.   Con questa convinzione sono arrivate negli USA le aziende che dal 14 al 17 maggio hanno partecipato a HO.MI., il Salone degli Stili di Vita organizzato da Fiera Milano che ha presentato...

Our Gourmet: An Italian favorite in a new location

Our Gourmet: An Italian favorite in a new location

Everybody in Salem, it seems, has their own favorite Italian restaurant. There are certainly plenty to choose from, more than in most towns, and many of them are decidedly top notch. Oddly, even as it established itself over 37 years in one location, we had never visited Ralphie's.   Now, with the bistro having moved a mile or so north (but still on...

Explorers plan June mission to Andrea Doria shipwreck

Explorers plan June mission to Andrea Doria shipwreck

Nearly six decades after 46 people died when the Andrea Doria sank to the sea floor following a violent collision with another ocean liner south of Nantucket, Massachusetts, explorers are preparing to do what 16 people have lost their lives attempting: get a good look at the wreckage.   A Washington state-based ocean exploration company is planning the first manned submersible expedition...

Sweet treats at Boardwalk Italian Ice & Creamery

Sweet treats at Boardwalk Italian Ice & Creamery

MENU: Homemade ice cream, ices, custards, candy apples, cannolis, zeppole, milkshakes and all things yummy. Ice cream flavors rotate but include strawberry, honey vanilla, root beer float and maple bacon (hungry yet?). For the ultimate: Try the Beach Bowl. Sizes range from four-16 scoops and include nuts, cookies, chocolate chips, cake, fruit, syrup, whipped cream, sprinkles — and more!   ATMOSPHERE: This red and...

Why Are There So Many People in Italy Over 100 Years Old?

 Why Are There So Many People in Italy Over 100 Years Old?

By Jerry Finzi As my blog article, Italy, Healthiest Country in Europe tells, Italians are already pretty healthy, but there's a lot more to the story...   It's been recently reported that there are over 19,000 Italians over 100 years old today still living La Vita Bella. And apparently, Italians are getting healthier, because the number of centenarians has tripled in the last...

Rediscovering LA's Little Italy thanks to this upcoming museum

Rediscovering LA's Little Italy thanks to this upcoming museum

Chinatown hasn't always centered around the neon-filled Central Plaza; the enclave was originally settled at what's now Union Station. So what used to occupy current-day Chinatown before the train station was built? LA's mostly forgotten Little Italy.   One museum is making sure that Angelenos don't forget about the Downtown neighborhood's Italian roots. The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles is set...

Italian biotech, small in size but big in ambition and in results

Italian biotech, small in size but big in ambition and in results

by Roberto Turno Italian biotech companies are growing in size and number. They are usually young, dynamic, small or even micro enterprises with a strong core made of innovation, research, scientific and technological excellence.   According to the 2016 report published by Assobiotec (the national association of biotech companies) in collaboration with Enea (the national agency for new technologies, energy and sustainable economic development),...

Downtown Italian Restaurant Adds On Cafe

Downtown Italian Restaurant Adds On Cafe

Italic, the downtown Italian restaurant, is turning an area of the space into a cafe for espresso, baked goods, and go-to lunches. The cafe will be found in the area that faces West 6th Street, closer to the McGarrah Jessee building.   Expect lemon olive oil cake, castagnoles, rainbow cookies, and cherry madeleines from pastry chef Mary Catherine Curren, For lunch, grab...

I Madonnari Street Painting Festival to Return to Santa Barbara Mission May 28-3…

I Madonnari Street Painting Festival to Return to Santa Barbara Mission May 28-30

I Madonnari Italian Street Painting Festival will celebrate its 30th anniversary from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. May 28-30, 2016, at the Santa Barbara Mission. A ceremony at noon Monday, May 30, on the Mission steps will introduce and thank the major festival sponsors and featured artist, Cecelia Linayao, as her street painting is concluded.   I Madonnari, the first festival of...

Be a VIP at soon-to-open Italian restaurant

Be a VIP at soon-to-open Italian restaurant

Columbus, Ohio-based chain Piada will open its third Houston-area store at Vintage Park the first week of June. In the meantime, it is offering Houstonians the chance for a sneak peek and a free lunch (or dinner). Sign up for the chance to be a VIP here. Piada specializes in freshly made Italian street fare such as tascas (sandwiches on thin crust...

Academy Award winning editor Gabriella Cristiani and her insatiable will to inno…

Academy Award winning editor Gabriella Cristiani and her insatiable will to innovate

Editor Gabriella Cristiani (born in Foggia, city in Apulia, southern region of Italy), had the fortune to grow up in the film circles of Bologna (Emilia-Romagna region of Italy), living and breathing the excellence of Italian cinema, between the late 60s and early 70s.   An era, which stood out because of its experimentation and new cinematic languages. That thriving climate left...

IAWA’s Open Reading Series–Saturday, June 11, 2016–Featuring Stephanie Laterza a…

IAWA’s Open Reading Series–Saturday, June 11, 2016–Featuring Stephanie Laterza and Tony Iovino

WHERE: Sidewalk Café, 94 Avenue A (6th Street) East Village, NYC-10009 WHEN: Saturday, June 11, 2016 @ 5:30 – 7:30 pm   The Italian American Writers Association is celebrating its 25th Anniversary. Since 1991, IAWA has given voice to writers through its literary series every 2nd Saturday of the month. Readings begin with an Open Mic: IAWA-East is held even months at Sidewalk...

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We the Italians Magazine # 79

WTI 79

Umberto Mucci's Interviews

let-s-cook-italian-american-we-the-italians-like-itIn our journey between Italy in the US it's time we address one fundamental topic regarding the relationship that links our two countries: the Italian American cuisine. It is a delicate, important topic, and so we decided to interview somebody who has written a book about it.   Lee Casazza...

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