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The Lyric Opera of Chicago will showcase lesser-known gems by beloved Italian composers in a virtual concert curated and hosted by Lyric’s Music Director Designate Enrique Mazzola and presented by the Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center. With Maestro Mazzola at the piano, members of the Ryan Opera Center 2020-21 ensemble will perform songs...

For three decades, Larry and Renee Anderson have been building a life and a successful restaurant together. The couple married in May 1990 and in January 1991 opened Bocca Grande Italian Steakhouse at 4490 Erie Ave. NW. The restaurant's 30th birthday was Thursday. "Our entire married life, all we've ever known is this lifestyle," Renee, 58, said ab...

So discreetly that it has gone unnoticed, the latest big news from Alfa Romeo confirms an important novelty that goes into production this year. It is the Alfa Romeo Tonale PHEV. At the presentation of the 4C Spider 33 Stradale Tributo, sources from the Italian manufacturer confirmed this plug-in hybrid version. We anticipate the engines of the fut...

Have you ever thought about dropping everything and moving to Italy? If you’re like us, chances are you’ve thought about it at least once this week, and probably more than most people! Maybe you’re not ready for a full relocation… Can you picture yourself in a charming vacation home in your favorite spot in the Bel Paese? In this week’s episode, we...

The perfect pick-me-up for the coldest month of the year is almost here. Next week, over 100 Italian restaurants will participate in New York City's annual Restaurant Week. This year's lineup of Italian restaurants represents all five boroughs and an array of cuisines, from Milanese fine dining at Casa Lever to family-style Southern Italian spreads...

Don’t expect to get mango-salsa pizza or one with a hot dog-stuffed crust at De Pere newest pizza joint. The owners of Strada Pizzeria, 109 N. Broadway, focus on the kind of pizza found in southern Italy: an old-world recipe based on simple ingredients sourced locally, whenever possible, and direct from Italy when not. As former residents of “bel p...

La comunità italiana di St Louis dà il benvenuto al nostro nuovo Console Generale d'Italia, Thomas Botzios. Non vediamo l'ora di collaborare con lui durante il suo mandato e di dargli il benvenuto a St Louis. Thomas Botzios è nato l’11 maggio 1970 a Roma, dove si è laureato in giurisprudenza il 24 gennaio 1995. Dopo aver svolto attività di libero p...

È stato avviato un protocollo d’intesa tra il Premio “Penisola Sorrentina” e l’ente del terzo settore “Exordium” di Buonalbergo, in provincia di Benevento. L’iniziativa nasce per volontà di Giuseppe Leone, artista sannita, già docente all’Accademia di Belle Arti di Napoli e animatore instancabile del fortore sannita e non solo. l 2021 segnerà il nu...

Salvatore A. Davino, 79, passed away peacefully on January 17, 2021. Born and raised in South Orange, NJ, Sal Davino began his career with his father in a home improvement business.  His work in that field led him to the construction of custom homes, as well as retail and industrial construction.  Sal shifted his focus and became involved in commer...

The Consorzio di Tutela Chiaretto e Bardolino, the entity that promotes and protects Chiaretto di Bardolino wines -- a crisp, dry Italian rosé from Lake Garda, in the province of Verona -- has announced a new trade campaign with Colangelo & Partners as its agency of record in the United States. “This campaign is well timed to take advantage of the...

“A Century of Italian American Economics. The American Chamber of Commerce in Italy” è il titolo del saggio di Valentina Sgro che sarà presentato venerdì 22 gennaio, alle ore 16, all’Università del Sannio e trasmesso in diretta streaming sul canale Youtube. Insieme con l’autrice ne discuteranno Dominik Salvatore, Fordham University; John Mc Combie,...

It is universally true that Italy is the country of good food, but also of good drinking. In fact, Italy can boast a vast production of liqueurs that is famous all over the world. The tradition of liquor in Italy has deep roots that go back to the Middle-Age, when mixtures of herbs, fruit, alcohol and sugar were used as medicines. There is not prec...