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As well as being a productive pole of great importance for the country, Turin is an artistic and cultural centre that will leave you breathless. In fact, in its territory there are numerous museums and cultural institutions, as well as galleries, libraries, archives and cultural production centres. Turin is a city of great charm, with a very Italia...

Many among the dwindling tribe of residents of the city of Venice take great pride in calling themselves Venetians, inheritors of a proud legacy, stewards of traditions and of ways of life that exist only in La Serenissima. But who has a right to consider themselves Venetian? Any past concepts limiting “real Venetians” to those born there or even t...

A Staten Island native sang her way to the stage of NBC’s “The Voice” this week, making a lasting impression with the judges. Marisa Corvo, a 33-year-old borough-bred singer who currently lives in Irvine, Calif., performed P!nk’s “Perfect” for the televised singing competition’s celebrity judges Kelly Clarkson, Blake Shelton, John Legend and Gwen S...

The Roman Forum was for centuries the center of Rome’s public life. All important social and political events took place here, from elections to public speeches, from triumphal processions to criminal trials, from gladiatorial matches to commercial affairs. Known by the citizens of the time as the Forum Magnum, or simply the Forum (meaning piazza,...

A family of Italian immigrants are bringing the flavors of their homeland to metro Detroit. Cucina Lab Torino by Cuciniamo Italiano is set to open at the end of the month in Troy. Martina Rabajoli, the daughter of the owner and the restaurant's PR manager, says that her family decided to open the restaurant, Cucina Lab Torino, as a home for the fam...

An Italian team has made a breakthrough in leukemia research raising fresh hope of treating the blood cancer better. The team has shown the effectiveness of treatment with lab-engineered cells dubbed CARCIK on acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in children and adults. Using the new cells, six out of seven treated patients showed a complete disappea...

The exhibition "Seguso Vetri d'Arte" was presented at Villa Firenze today. The exhibition, the latest of the “Artists in Residence" series, is dedicated to the artistic and craftsmanship tradition of Seguso, a world famous family-run company of Murano. Since 1397 Seguso has created some of  the most exclusive and appreciated works of art in glass....

Ah, l’Italia! Paese di Santi, navigatori e poeti! Have you ever asked yourself why, historically, the people of Italy are seen as such? It seems to be particularly apt this time of the year, the fact that — according to legends — the first to utter this popular line was none other than Cristoforo Colombo. However history says differently, as it was...

Fazoli’s - the renowned, Lexington-based brand known for serving up premium Italian dishes at a great value - is continuing to drive unprecedented nationwide development with the recent execution of multiple new franchise deals. Following its most successful summer in brand history with sales and traffic up nearly 16% year-over-year at company loca...

It’s no secret that the entire country of Italy is full of wonders and treasures – from the highest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world (a ranking shared with China) to breathtaking natural landscapes. And the FAI, the Italian National Trust, has a census meant specifically to rank all of Italy’s wonders according to the place they h...

The St. Louis Jewish Book Festival is alive and well despite the challenges of COVID-19. The 42nd annual event will be held virtually November 1–8 and is offering a lineup of 14 authors. Virtual passes can be purchased individually, or an all-access pass is available for $95. Sports will take the screen Wednesday, November 4, at 7 p.m., as Post-Dis...

It's autumn in Piedmont and in the town of Roddi, not far from Italy's famous UNESCO winemaking region of Barolo, truffle season is underway. Beyond the grapevines, "trifolao" Gianni Monchiero, and his dogs, Lady and Vicky set o to search for these elusive little tubers. The most prized for its distinct earthy and musky scent is the pale yellow Alb...