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When you buy household necessities like shampoo, soap, and toothbrushes in the United States, you’re likely getting them from a giant corporation. Procter & Gamble alone has more than 70 brands. But in Italy, many everyday supplies are the domain of small, family-run companies that have been crafting their wares the same way for a century. A collec...

The Italian furniture brand Natuzzi has embarked on what it calls "a new era of advanced, white-glove customer service" by launching a virtual-reality shopping experience. The brand's Augmented Store is part of its New York City Madison Avenue showroom. It enables customers to enter a digitally rendered version of their own home in virtual reality...

Che fosse un’opera d’arte non ne ha mai dubitato nessuno, fin da quando Gennaro Fabbri nel 1915 commissionò al ceramista faentino Gatti un vaso bianco e blu affinché la moglie, Donna Rachele, potesse conservare le sue “marene con frutto”. Oggi che quelle amarene – stessa ricetta di allora custodita gelosamente dagli eredi Fabbri – sono diventate si...

The out-of-wedlock granddaughter of a late British art collector is poised to claim half-ownership of a $1 billion collection of paintings, sculptures, tapestries and other objects that were left to New York University in 1994, Page Six has learned. The school has called the treasure trove — amassed by Sir Arthur Acton and bequeathed to NYU by his...

Una vita  passata tra arazzi, mura di cinta in pietra, cornici dorate, castelli, una vita presente tra grattacieli e tombini fumanti. La giovane contessa modenese Elisabetta Giriodi trova a New York la sua anima di artista e ritrova se stessa. Un passato nelle pubbliche relazioni, il giornalismo, la moda, gli affari di famiglia, la grande passione...

Lower retail rents and the pedestrian energy along Billionaires’ Row have brought the Italian fashion company Moschino back to Madison Avenue for the first time in over 15 years. Sources say the upcoming 1,200-square-foot boutique is in 635 Madison Ave. on the northeast corner of East 59th Street. The fun fashion firm leased the former Camper store...

Banca d’Italia is looking for a dynamic, well-organized Office Manager/Bookkeeper to join its representative office in New York City.  Main Responsibilities include: Prepare payroll and tax filings; Tax compliance and contacts with consultants; Liaise with suppliers of goods and services; Manage routine accounting, such as invoice payments and data...

The morning sunlight streams into the arched, wood-panelled bay window of the Sunset Tower hotel’s restaurant. Maria Giulia Prezioso Maramotti – in a classic Max Mara blazer, periwinkle in shade – is sitting at the table, bathed in sunshine and patiently awaiting a cup of peppermint tea. The serenity and romance of the moment seems a mere reprieve...

On a nondescript, two way street just off the B1 bus stop on Avenue X stands a bagel shop, nail salon, and, tucked just in between, the billowing, green, white and red Italian flag decorating the A&S Pork Store. The 73-year-old Italian Salumeria, or “pork store”, is run by Joseph Paolillo, aka Joe Sr, and his son, Joe Pork. For over 40 years, the s...

The Little Italy Association has obtained a copy of the Lovely Warren administration's $100,000 "Commercial Corridor Study" report, published a few days ago by the City Administration and its private consultant, Place Dynamics. The Little Italy Association participated in the study as an invited member of the study's focus group, as did Italian-Ame...

M. Rosaria Piomelli, an architect and former dean of architecture at The City College of New York, has been recognized by the Carnegie Corporation of New York as a Great Immigrant. Every Fourth of July, Carnegie Corporation honors Andrew Carnegie’s legacy by celebrating the wide-ranging contributions of immigrants who enrich American communities an...

Kayla Santosuosso does not eat pizza with a fork. Want a slice to eat while walking? Go to Elegante. Want to sit and eat some pizza? Find a table at Lombardo’s. Who was once a little girl sitting in her father’s pizza restaurant in Ohio, is now an organizer and activist fighting for change in Bay Ridge. She’s also Council Member Justin Brannan’s ne...