Capitale della finanza, dello shopping e - da oggi - anche della Qualità della vita. È Milano la vincitrice dell’indagine 2018 sulla vivibilità delle province italiane, giunta alla 29° edizione. Smog, traffico e scarsa sicurezza potrebbero far pensare che la prima classificata non si meriti il podio. Ma i dati, messi in graduatoria su base provinci...

E' alto un metro e mezzo, ha un diametro di 115 centimetri e pesa 332,2 chili. E' il panettone più grande del mondo - come certificato dal Guinness World Records - realizzato a Milano dal maitre chocolatier ed ex-allievo del Capac (la scuola di formazione di Confcommercio Milano) Davide Comaschi, oggi direttore del Chocolate Academy Center Milano....

Certainly not lacking for cultural excellence, Italy is not only the cradle of Roman, Renaissance and Baroque art, but it also plays a rather important role in the international modern and contemporary art scenes. Museums, galleries, cultural institutions and the artists themselves are organized into collectives: art in Italy follows the flux of ev...

It’s no secret that Milan is one of the busiest and most bustling of Italy’s large cities. It’s an industrial capital, a fashion hub and international haven – but what about those days when it all feels a little much? Although the wonders of the Duomo, the Castello gardens and Brera’s cobbled lanes all hold their charms, like any city it helps to g...

Oltre 850 persone, appartenenti alla business community italiana e americana, hanno preso parte al tradizionale Transatlantic Award Gala Dinner, organizzato dall’American Chamber of Commerce in Italy. La serata, che si è tenuta mercoledì 5 dicembre presso gli East End Studios, si è aperta con il video-saluto dell’Ambasciatore degli Stati Uniti d’Am...

Every Italian city has a patron saint that protects it. The city of Milan has Sant’Ambrogio. The day of the year in which this saintly figure is celebrated is December 7th. It is a traditional Milanese celebration where many events take place throughout the city. Italian Traditions will guide you on the discovery of this event and tell you the stor...

Starbucks has opened 28,000 stores worldwide in its 47-year history, becoming a ubiquitous brand in the US and many other markets. But it wasn’t until this year that the chain braved one of the most coffee-conscious countries in Europe: Italy. The company debuted its first Italian location in Milan in September, a high-end Starbucks Reserve Roaster...

Architect Stefano Boeri has always been obsessed with trees. The Italian traces his fascination back to a novel he read as a child, "Il Barone Rampante" ("The Baron in the Trees"), in which a young boy climbs up into a world of trees and vows to never to return. "I think trees are individuals," Boeri said in a phone interview. "Each has its own evo...

When Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi in the late 1800s built a neo-Gothic mansion in Milan, he envisioned a bustling sanctuary for professional musicians who were not earning livable incomes. Since then, Casa Verdi has hosted 1,500 residents and become an exclusive retirement home for elderly players. Special Correspondent Christopher Livesay repor...

Italian best-selling author Giuseppe Genna has been familiar with San Bernardino alle Ossa since his childhood. Inside the Milanese Baroque church, built in the second half of the 17th century, he was particularly impressed by the human bones – retrieved from an ancient nearby cemetery – used to decorate the niches, pillars, doors and frieze of a c...