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Carolyn Bertozzi’s life changed suddenly on October 4, 2022 when she got a call that announced that she had won the 2022 Nobel Prize in chemistry. Instructed not to share the announcement outside of her tightest inner circle, the first person Bertozzi called was her father, William Bertozzi, a retired physics professor. “He’s 91 and, of course, he...

For 25 years, Worcester hosted an annual Columbus Day parade, with the last one held in 2018. This year, the parade returns and has been reimagined under the direction of a new committee and leadership. The Italian Heritage Parade will take place on Sunday with over fifty contingents consisting of floats and community groups marching down Shrewsbur...

Ferrari presented its plans for the future at an event in Italy on Thursday, laying out its path into an all-EV future. Announcements included a LaFerrari successor and a suggestion that its Purosangue SUV would not be an off-roader. CEO Benedetto Vigna confirmed another interesting bit of news: There will never be a self-driving Ferrari. Vigna, wh...

Pizza is important. So much so that there's a whole month dedicated to its enjoyment. Now, we're not saying you shouldn't be enjoying pizza every single day, but we are encouraging readers to explore some of our local pizza joints to celebrate.  Pensacola is no New York or Chicago, but we've got plenty of great options that all have a leg up on tho...

Poor Raphael. Hailed as a rival of Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci during the Italian Renaissance, he died in Rome in 1520 at age 37 at the height of his artistic power and fame. Scholars believe Raphael succumbed after suffering from a fever and bloodletting, a misguided medical treatment that probably weakened him fatally.  Then of all things,...

Worldwide the rivers and lakes of Italy are famous. You should know that this nation is composed of 1500 lakes and 1200 rivers. These data make it one of the most water-rich nations with a particularly extensive hydrographic network. Here you can discover the most important lakes and rivers in Italy that over the millennia have shaped the territory...

Italian culture revolves around food. Meals in Italy are meant to last for hours and have multiple courses. The restaurant wait staff will leave you alone until you request the check — a significant difference from the rushed meals we favor in the U.S., per Georgetown University. At the root of this cultural difference is the importance Italians pl...

After a two-year hiatus, the Wagner College DaVinci Society’s 17th annual Scholarship Dinner returned bigger and better than ever. A strong lineup of community leaders who’ve accomplished amazing feats in their respective fields was lauded Thursday in the Hilton Garden Inn ballroom, where the festive event drew 400 guests.  The annual scholarship d...

The Barberini Vineyard, planted on the Palatine Hill in the heart of the Colosseum Archaeological Park, officially becomes part of the “Iter Vitis Routes”, the Council of Europe’s cultural itineraries created to promote and preserve the tangible and intangible European heritage of wine and viticulture. In the area of Vigna Barberini, named after th...

The Milford Columbus Committee on Aug. 16 announced the 2022 award recipients for Italian-American of the Year, as well as the 2022 scholarship recipients. The announcement comes in advance of the committee’s 2022 Dinner Dance on Saturday, Oct. 15 at Vazzano’s Four Seasons in Stratford. Ticket sales for the Dinner Dance raise funds for the yearly s...

Lake Garda, also known as Benaco, is Italy's largest lake. It touches 3 regions: Lombardy (west coast), Veneto (east coast) and Trentino (north coast). To the south, it is surrounded by moraine hills. The northern part is ringed by Mount Baldo, which protects it from cold currents, making its climate mild, Mediterranean-type. Its clear waters, mild...

Wednesday, October 12, 2022. From 6:30 pm To 8:00 pm. IIC New York - 686 Park Ave, New York, NY. Free Entrance. Book Now. Emma e l'Angelo di Central Park, that will be available in Italy and in eBook from September 30, it's the first biography ever of Emma Stebbins, the artist who created the Angel of the Waters, on top of the Bethesda Fountain in...