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Solid wood furniture company, Conarte America, recently announced that it has expanded its variety of styles, adding classic and traditional looks to it’s case goods but staying true to the concept of high end products fully designed and manufactured in Italy. Conarte has a permanent display, at 827 W Green Dr., High Point, NC, that allows customer...

Nothing brings out the word-of-mouth reviews like good food. Paige and Ryan Ringer celebrated their good fortunes Saturday at the Manhattan Farmers Market by spreading the gospel of Sadie and Joe’s Sicilian Oven. “We just took the last biscotti,” Paige said. “She has the best biscotti in town.” “It’s probably the best I’ve ever had,” Ryan said. Tho...

For the past 91 years, Little Italy has been home to the yearly San Gennaro festival. The feast features some of the best Italian food around with vendors who wake up each and every day early to prep for the thousands that flock daily to the area. In the middle of it all, along Mulberry Street sits a simple red door four steps below street level. I...

Turns out, the age and content of an old sack is in accordance with a medieval myth about Saint Francis of Assisi. For more than 700 years the Friary of Folloni near Montella in Italy has protected and guarded some small fragments of textile. According to the legend the textile fragments originate from a sack that appeared on the doorstep of the fr...

Take the cannoli. The ravioli, too. And, maybe, the manicotti. They say the trouble with eating Italian food is that five or six days later you’re hungry again. In and around the Spokane area, diners can find modern Italian cuisine made from scratch to traditional Italian-American fare with extra Parmesan and endless helpings of bread and butter. T...

Often neglected on travel itineraries in favour of Italy's more famous hotspots, Bologna nevertheless has plenty to offer tourists, from food to art to hidden secrets. Here are nine reasons you should visit at least once in your lifetime. 1. The food - Bologna is known as 'la dotta, la rossa e la grassa' - that's 'the educated' in a nod to its univ...

Italian Heritage Day is an annual program offered by the Senator John Heinz History Center that occurs on the first Sunday of October. The main objective of Italian Heritage Day is to offer fun, interactive activities for families to learn about Italian American history and culture together. All activities, which are facilitated by local organizati...

For nearly 2,000 years, writers have memorialized their love affair with Rome, helping us vicariously experience the Eternal City in travelogues, journals and memoirs. Two easy-to-read memoirs out in paperback are Anthony Doerr’s “Four Seasons in Rome” and Ann Patty’s “Living with a Dead Language.” Anthony Doerr, winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize f...

Nella giornata di mercoledì 20 settembre si è tenuta la prima edizione della AmCham Advocacy Conference, evento interamente dedicato alla presentazione delle attività di advocacy di AmCham Italy.  All’iniziativa hanno preso parte oltre 140 persone, in rappresentanza di istituzioni, aziende, associazioni di categoria e camere di commercio estere. Do...

Javier Baez broke the code of silence when he mentioned to reporters the latest thing for a Cubs team that designed a Party Room for their state-of-the-art clubhouse at Wrigley Field, turned Jason Heyward’s Rain Delay Speech into World Series mythology and interviews each other in the dugout for pretend TV segments after hitting home runs. “He does...

Nick and Marjana Stojani opened Damiano’s Italian Restaurant in November, and the owners said everything about the restaurant is authentically Italian—the decor, the food and the family. The couple is not new to the restaurant business. They opened a restaurant in Dallas five years ago, which is now managed by Nick’s nephew. The Stojani family move...

For the eighth consecutive year, The West End Museum marks Italian Heritage Month by recognizing individuals of Italian descent for their contributions to preserving the culture of the West End and its rich immigrant history. Italian Heritage Month Honoree Night takes place on Tuesday, October 3 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Honoree presentations will be fol...