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The Dallas businessman known for conquering the globe’s highest peaks and deepest depths is heading out of this world. Literally. Victor Vescovo, co-founder of private equity firm Insight Equity, is one of six passengers scheduled to head into space on Blue Origin’s fifth human flight. The date for that flight with the aerospace company owned by Am...

A great dealership experience is a sure-fire way of gaining loyal customers and repeat business. Just ask Lincoln. A luxury boutique based in Arizona is raking in the dough with its unique approach to sales; one couple strolled in and placed an impromptu order for a $120,000 Navigator. Those vying for attention in the luxury segment know just how i...

Automobili Lamborghini announces the expansion of the Lamborghini Dallas showroom. The new storefront boasts a sleek modern style and additional amenities that provide an elevated customer experience. Clean lines, hexagonal shapes and a diffusion of light and color are used throughout this 15,875 square-foot facility. Customers can expect to see th...

Enel Green Power has begun construction of the 300MW Seven Cowboy wind farm in Oklahoma. Consisting of 107 of GE Renewable Energy’s 2.82MW turbines, the project is due to begin operating by the end of 2022. Enel said that the wind farm would generate 1.3TWh of energy annually, enough to supply 120,000 households and avoid the emission of 758,000 to...

More than 320 attendees, 45 Italian brands, 200+ Italian wines and food products, 3 seminars presented by leading food and wine professionals, 1 sommelier competition. We thank everyone — exhibitors, presenters, sommeliers, and organizers — for a fantastic Taste of Italy 2022, now in its 8th year and now back in-person after a two-year hiatus. “We...

Luxe-loving locals will soon be able to shop Gucci's inventory of high-end wearables without having to travel outside of San Antonio. The company confirms to MySA that The Shops at La Cantera will soon house a Gucci store.  The $1.5 million project is in the early stages, but a representative for the brand tells MySA Gucci is eyeing an early fall o...

The American Italian Cultural Center is hiring! We are seeking an Administrative Assistant to join our team. Duties include basic financials, daily operations, and planning our events! Must have solid computer skills, be dependable, and have a positive attitude. Please click here to start your application or call 504-522-7294. American Italian Cult...

The ideal candidate shall support the promotional activities of ITA Houston Office, according to the following tasks: Cooperate on promotional activities such as trade shows exhibitions, conferences, business trips and advertisement campaigns. Market analysis, research projects, data collection and processing, reports and presentations. Production...

On February 18, Horacio Pagani, founder of the eponymous Italian automaker, paid a visit to Dallas, Texas, the reason being that the city has now become home to a Pagani showroom. Pagani of Dallas, located just north of Dallas proper in Richardson, Texas, has created a brand new, dedicated showroom and the Pagani of Dallas experience has become so...

The new portal, Prenot@Mi, is online at https://www.prenotami.esteri.it for booking appointments for passports and visas at the Consulate General of Italy in Houston. The Prenot@Mi portal offers some innovative features. Security has been enhanced and more robust authentication systems will be introduced to ensure user authenticity. The new graphic...

Austin’s shopping scene continues to go upscale. Prada plans to set up shop in Austin, following fellow Italian fashion house Gucci into the Capital City. Prada, an iconic retail brand known for its high-end handbags, shoes, and clothing, is targeting Austin as part of a three- to five-year expansion in the U.S. “We are underinvested in the U.S.,”...

What’s old is new at Gucci. In celebration of the Italian luxury brand’s centennial anniversary, nine North American cities were tapped to receive a surprise drop of exclusive merchandise dedicated to Gucci 100 last Friday. Fortunately for Houston shoppers, the Galleria made the cut. Space City is in good company. New York, Miami, Beverly Hills, Co...