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Yelp.com participated in a recent report deeming Columbia Heights'  Meridian Hill Park (also known as Malcolm X Park) as the best park in the District! With plans dating back to 1910, Meridian Hill's roots lie in Italian landscaping.  The Interior Department commissioned architects George Burnap and Horace Peaslee to create a park inspired by urban...

When the Italian FREMM-class frigate ITS Alpino (F-594) sailed into Baltimore’s Inner Harbor earlier this week, the ship was not just on a good will tour but offered a chance for its builder to show off their entry into the Navy’s new frigate design competition.Alpino was built by Italian ship builder Fincantieri, which through its Marinette, Wisc....

IN JULY, the Italian Navy tall ship Amerigo Vespucci — a three-mast, 331-foot school ship built in 1931 — left Italy and ventured on the long journey to the United States and Canada. A year later, the Italian Navy FREMM-class frigate Alpino, built by Fincantieri with state-of-the-art technologies, is engaged in a U.S. campaign tour and is moored in...

On May 8, 2018 the Ambassador of Italy to the US Armando Varricchio, in collaboration with Ambassador Stuart Holliday, President and CEO of the Meridian International Center, has hosted an event for the Meridian Global Leadership Council founding members. The Meridian International Center is a premier nonprofit, global leadership organization based...

“Bruce Williams Zaccagnino, americano di origini triestine, è un uomo poliedrico che nel corso della sua vita ha sempre seguito le sue passioni: musicista da concerto, imprenditore, pluripremiato sviluppatore di giochi per computer ed editore, Zaccagnino è anche la mente dietro il più grande modellino ferroviario del mondo, Northlandz”. A scriverne...

The Montegrappa Passport Series is embarking on its maiden voyage and welcomes you to join them. The tour will kick off in New York City and then move to Washington DC and Houston Texas. Each city will provide a different experience, but in the end, its all about sharing the art and love for writing and the amazing Montegrappa fan base and communit...

Italian building products manufacturer TeMa Technologies & Materials srl has started construction of a 42,000-square-foot facility in Kearneysville, W.Va., where it will produce insulation and drainage products from recycled plastics. The automated plant will employ 30 and operate around-the-clock. Vittorio Veneto, Italy-based TeMa is investing abo...

Ground was broken Tuesday afternoon for TeMa North America to celebrate the Italian-based manufacturing company’s first North American venture in the Burr Business Park. Tonj Ciotti, with TeMa, said when it opens, it will provide jobs for 30 employees in the manufacturing of insulation and drainage systems for residential, commercial and industrial...

Where once there were gadgets, there will now be bras. Italian lingerie brand Intimissimi is opening a new store at the Pentagon City mall, in the former Brookstone space. Intimissimi, which boasts nearly four times as many stores worldwide as top U.S. lingerie brand Victoria’s Secret, announced plans to expand to the U.S. in 2015. Since then it ha...

Moretto USA LLC has moved its equipment and parts stocking operations from Columbus, Ohio, to larger quarters in Jackson Center, Pa."We finished the move on Feb. 27," said Gene Flockerzi, general manager. "Everything is in its spot, and now we can get back to expanding our customer base." The subsidiary of auxiliary equipment manufacturer Moretto S...

Once again with the vision of the company’s Michael Fortanascio, TD Marketing has found a line of precision Italian equipment to bring to the Tri-State foodservice community. This comprehensive line of solutions is produced by the Italian manufacturer Sirman. The second-generation family owned business launched in 1969. Sirman started manufacturing...

Rep. Bill Pascrell toured the U.S. headquarters of Italian eyewear manufacturer Safilo today, touting manufacturing in the state's Ninth Congressional District. The company, which was originally founded in 1878, produces 30,000 styles of glasses, has 12,000 employees in the United States and invented the mass production of eyewear, an executive sai...