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Tessitura Toscana Telerie (TTT), the Italian bedding and table linens maker, is opening its first permanent showroom in New York at 230 5th Avenue, suite 1915. But don't call it a showroom.Claudia Parati, general manager, said the company, known for its private label as well as its own brand, is calling it The Lab. "We consider it a creative labor...

Be our guest on Thursday, July 25, for the Frank J. Guarini/NIAF Media Forum panel discussion: "Austerity vs. Growth: Is It Time for Growth Policies in Italy?" Panelists include Massimo Gaggi, author and U.S. Correspondent for Corriere Della Sera; Marco Martella, U.S. Representative for Banca d' Italia; and Fabio Schiantarelli, professor of Economi...

By Gina Mastrangelo   This coming Bronx Columbus Day Parade will honor Italian-Americans Hollywood style. Actor Chazz Palminteri will headline the 37th annual parade as this year's grand marshal.   Palminteri, 61, a Sicilian-American, is best known for his incredible performances in the film "A Bronx Tale" which is based on his own e...

Sal Tarantino, Turi per gli amici, è nato l'8 giugno 1945 a Licodia Eubea. E' emigrato con i genitori in USA in giugno del 1959 per lavoro. Appena arrivati a New York la madre ha lavorato in una fabbrica tessile, il padre faceva il calzolaio. E poi ha aperto un negozio di scarpe.   Vivevano a Prince Street Manhattan. Il primo lavoro di Sal p...

Non bisogna lasciarsi ingannare dallo sguardo di autentico godimento che riserva agli spaghetti alla matriciana di Cesaretto, la storica trattoria romana in via della Croce («a New York non riesco mai a mangiare niente di simile »). Gabriele Cerrone, finanziere italoamericano di 40 anni, è un uomo d'affari concreto nei contenuti e sobrio nei modi,...

by Andrew Cotto   You would have a hard time finding a better representative of Old Brooklyn than Frank Codispoti. A barber who immigrated to New York when he was 18 from the town of Sant'Andrea in the southern Italian region of Calabria, Mr. Codispoti has cut hair in Brooklyn for more than 40 years.   So it might seem somewhat jarrin...

John Staluppi is the epitome of the American Dream: a straight talking Italian-American, a proud New Yorker and dedicated philanthropist, coming from nothing and building his own multi-million dollar business in the automotive industry from the ground up.   Growing up in the Golden Age of the American automobile industry, his first job was a...

Time: September 24, 2012 from 6:30pm to 9pmLocation: New York Law SchoolStreet: 185 W BroadwayCity/Town: New York, NYWebsite or Map: http://vony-immigration.event...Event Type: conferenceOrganized By: VentureOutNY   The New York tech community's political agenda often focuses on net neutrality but immigration reform is just as important. Alt...

Allo Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center di New York, alcuni ricercatori italiani impegnati nella ricerca di un farmaco anti-tumorale, hanno scoperto una crema anti-età, la prima che agisce sui geni responsabili dell'invecchiamento delle cellule della pelle.La ricerca è stata fatta per caso, ha spiegato Andrea Alimonti, responsabile dell'allora ricerca e...

The 24th Floor Rooftop at the Hudson was host to the official launch event for the new luxury Fashion Company on Tuesday, June 10th, 2014. Hudson was filled with joyful exuberance and energy, and the space reflected a passion for life, which was in the collective spirit of the M. Bottiglieri brand. Owned by the Morgan's Hotel Group, Hudson's rooft...

Olivia Palermo was born on this day, February 28, in 1986. Born in Manhattan’s ritzy Upper East Side, Olivia shot to stardom after being cast on MTV’s ‘The City’ and has since turned from reality TV star to a widely admired fashion and style guru.   Olivia spent her early years growing up in between Greenwich, C...

In the framework of "2013: Year of Italian Culture in the US", ISSNAF - Italian Scientistsand Scholars in North America Foundation will award the 2013 ISSNAF Award for theHumanities. The purpose of the Board of Trustees is to acknowledge the research ofyoung Italian scholars in North America, whose commitment to their discipline of studyis innovati...