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“In 1581, the Gallery of Maps was inaugurated under pope Gregory XIII Boncompagni, born in Bologna. He was a cultured and strict Pope during the Counter-Reformation, and he loved the Church, science, arts and Italy equally. He was the Pope who implemented the calendar reform we still associate with his name today.” Following this introduction, in a...

Sarà il regista e sceneggiatore americano candidato agli Oscar Lee Daniels, il chairman della 23a edizione di Capri Hollywood, il festival del cinema che ogni anno si tiene nell'isola azzurra a ridosso fra Natale e Capodanno. Ad annunciare è Pascal Vicedomini, fondatore e produttore del festival che dal 27 dicembre al 2 gennaio porterà nel Golfo di...

Looking for a delicious Italian meal near you? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Clayton, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to meet your needs. 1. Venero's Pizzeria Topping the list is Venero's Pizzeria, situated at 9973 US Highway 70 West. With four stars out of 82 revi...

We are in that time of the year again. The summer is over, we’re all going back to our daily routines and embracing the comforting colors and sound of the fall, yet, it’s hard not to think about another holiday, a city break somewhere beautiful and rich in history and art. This is why every September Trip Advisor selects five European locations tip...

Much like the Italian Renaissance itself, Lafayette’s Italian Studies program is experiencing a rebirth. The interdisciplinary program, which has existed at the college for more than six years, is being expanded by Professor Anthony Cummings, professor of music and the coordinator for Italian Studies. The Italian Studies minor, which currently cons...

When Touch of Italy owner Bob Ciprietti took over the former Bella Coast Italian Kitchen & Market on Concord Pike last week, the Sussex County restaurateur came with some secret weapons. He brought in culinary consultant Ciro Verdi, a longtime New York City chef/restaurateur whose pizza has been praised by celebrity chef Bobby Flay and featured oft...

Basin Street Records has added more megawatt talent to its roster with the signing of Lena Prima. Louis Prima’s daughter will release a new album, Prima La Famiglia, via the label in January 2019. According to a press release, “The heart of the album is in the title: Family. A proud Italian-American and longtime advocate of the Italian-American com...

It’s well-known that Italians are passionate about coffee; the way it’s prepared though (in addition to the cost of a cup of coffee, much cheaper in the south) changes from region to region, or even from city to city. The main differences are, as in many other aspects of Italian life, between the north and the south. In the south, coffee is preferr...

Angelo Brocato and three generations of his family have been known for creating and selling authentic Italian gelato, ice cream, cookies and cannoli in the city since 1905, though the spot most New Orleanians know at 214 N. Carrollton Ave. actually is their third location. Author Justin Nystrom chronicles the Brocato story in his new book, Creole I...

Si chiama DroneGuardy ed è la startup fondata ad agosto nella Silicon Valley da due giovani fratelli Italiani (18 anni lei, 27 lui) decisi a rivoluzionare, grazie ai droni, il mondo della security e della videosorveglianza.  La App DroneGuardy è già in fase di sperimentazione in California - con oltre 1500 piloti iscritti in meno di un mese - e a f...

Simone Lucarini treasures many a memory from his childhood cooking with his family in his Tuscan hometown of Cortona. He remembers joking and playing with his mother, making a mess of ingredients as they prepared dinner in a bona fide Italian kitchen. It’s those flavors of authenticity that Simone said he and his wife, Elizabeth, intend to bring to...

Coinciding with the opening of its new office in the United States and the launch of its latest, state-of-the-art 39 foot model line, the Italia 11.98, Italia Yachts U.S.A., where speed and comfort are built into every yacht, has revamped its web site, www.italiayachtsusa.com. Visitors to www.italiayachtsusa.com will now find more extensive informa...