Posizionate in vari luoghi del centro della Capitale, le Statue Parlanti nacquero in epoca pontificia quando il popolo cominciò ad appendere al collo di queste sculture cartelli con scritte satiriche, invettive e dialoghi umoristici mirati a deridere vari personaggi pubblici, tra i quali spesso anche il Papa, ovviamente rigorosamente di autori anon...

When a fellow Italian like Constantino Brumidi gets to be called the “Michelangelo of the Capitol”, the readers of We the Italians understand that this is one of the topic that deserve to be addressed in an interview. This is why we are honored and grateful to have with us Dr. Barbara Wolanin, Ph.D. in art history, Curator Emerita (from 1985 to 201...

Miami Scientific Italian Community and ALSERD (Association for Smart Learning Ecosystem and Regional Development) have signed an institutional agreement for the development of a synergistic action for the study and promotion of territories and smart communities where the individual is at the center of technological innovation (people centered smart...

You can visit the Dolomites in Rome until September 2nd 2018, courtesy of photographer Georg Tappeiner (born in Merano, South Tyrol in 1964) – who portrayed these beautiful mountains and is now showcasing some forty wonderful photographs at Spazio Fontana at Palazzo delle Esposizioni, for a show titled, “Dolomites. The Heart of Stone of the Earth”....

Beer lovers around the world rejoice because a new “abbey beer” is coming to town straight from Italy and the oldest beer-producing monastery in the world. The Montecassino Abbey was founded in 529 AD by Saint Benedict of Nursia and it’s the birthplace of the Benedictine order, but it’s also the oldest monastery in the world known for its beer prod...

John Franco, stella dei New York Mets che lo hanno introdotto nella Hall of Fame per le sue oltre 400 salvezze in MLB, è stato in visita questa mattina assieme alla Iabf(Italian American Baseball Foundation) al cimitero americano di Nettuno. Una visita toccante per Franco che ha, per prima cosa, visitato il Visitor Centre all’ingresso. Poi una gita...

Archaeologists have been left at a loss by the discovery of some mysterious ruins in Rome, which could be the remains of one of the city's earliest churches. The find was made at Ponte Milvio, a bridge along the River Tiber in the northern part of the city. And it came about completely by chance while electrical technicians, who were laying cables...

New archeological finds at the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls, shed new light on its medieval past. Historical sources show that in 880 the complex of St. Paul’s Basilica, where the remains of St. Paul are enshrined, was fortified by a wall by Pope John VIII to defend it from invasions by Saracens. The archaeological site of “Orto dei Monac...

These “Stolpersteine,” German for “stumbling stones,” are a very different kind of Holocaust memorial. They personalize the tragedy, marking the specific place where the victim lived or worked before being forced from their home and sent to extermination camps. There are more than 200 of the mini memorials in Rome, called pietri d’inciampo here, It...

Domani, 19 luglio, cominciano i clinic gratuiti fra Nettuno e Roma, organizzati dalla Federazione Italiana Baseball Softball e dalla Italian American Baseball Foundation. Si comincia al centro olimpico dell'Acquacetosa di Roma con il primo di quattro eventi, che coinvolgeranno anche la Nazionale Under 15 il 20 luglio a Nettuno. Il 24 luglio si terr...