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Grand Tour, the historyThree hundred years ago, wealthy young Englishmen began taking a post-Oxbridge trek through France and Italy in search of art, culture and the roots of Western civilization. With nearly unlimited funds, aristocratic connections and months (or years) to roam,they commissioned paintings, perfected their language skills and min...

di Nicola Di Turi   «I calabresi hanno bisogno di ascoltare e condividere anche buone notizie, di sentirsi orgogliosi della propria terra e non sempre ultimi degli ultimi. Al di là della nostra esperienza, penso che abbiamo tanti motivi per esserlo».   Il professor Alfredo Garro scrive da Houston, nel Texas. Eppure il primo pensiero è...

Palermitano, ha vissuto e studiato fra la Sicilia e l'America, decidendo qualche anno fa di lasciare definitivamente il suo impiego all'Ismett di Palermo, dove ha fondato l'Unità di Medicina Rigenerativa e Terapie Cellulari, per il Texas Medical Center di Houston. Adesso Fabio Triolo (a destra nella foto @Paolo Giandotti mentre incontra il preside...

Representatives from six commercial food producers from the northern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna are visiting Houston this week on a trip organized by the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of Texas. Their tour of the city included a walk-around tasting with Houston food buyers and restaurateurs yesterday at the Hilton Houston Post Oak, follow...

by Candace Carlisle   A Dallas senior living community will soon undergo a $36 million expansion and renovation to keep up with demand for senior living options in North Texas, which will showcase a Italian theme for residents. "When baby boomers today imagine their retirement, it's much different than what their parents or grandparents wan...

by Paul Takahashi   Butler Brothers has broken ground on an exclusive residential community inspired by the Tuscan city of Lucca. The Houston design-builder has begun site work on Piazza Lucca, a walled and gated development located at 6017 Memorial Drive, near Westcott Street. The high-end community will consist of 17 townhomes and three s...

Cyberonics Inc. (Nasdaq: CYBX), a Houston-based medical technology company, and Sorin SpA, a global medical device company based in Italy, will merge into a new $2.7 billion company.   As part of the complex deal, the two companies will combine under a new holding company, which has yet to be named, with Cyberonics surviving as a wholly owne...

by 2nd Lt Meredith Hein - 82nd Training Wing Public Affairs   SHEPPARD AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- The defense attaché to the Italian Embassy in Washington, D.C. emphasized the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training Program in building international partnerships during a visit to Sheppard AFB June 28. Italian Air Force Maj. Gen. Giovannu Fant...

Scade il 23 novembre il termine per i ricercatori che vogliono presentare il proprio lavoro alla Nona Conferenza dei Ricercatori Italiani nel Mondo organizzata dal Comites di Houston il 14 dicembre prossimo.   La Conferenza – che gode del patrocinio del Consolato Generale d'Italia – è aperta al pubblico e coinvolgerà ricercatori nei campi de...

by Claudia Astarita   With driving schools becoming so popular in Italy, with foreigners coming from all over the word to have the chance to improve their skills while driving a luxury cars, the iconic Italian car manufactures Ferrari has decided to test if these schools can be successful abroad, too. Indeed, Ferrari driving schools are not...

The Prada Marfa art installation has stood alone in the West Texas plains for eight years, its high-end Italian fashion goods available to no one.   Now, state officials say the shack-sized building along a rural U.S. highway near Marfa is an illegal roadside advertisement, and they're considering what to do about a structure that's a must-s...

The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) introduced Indian country tourism to the Italian market for the first time at Showcase USA-Italy, March 1-3.   During Showcase USA-Italy, AIANTA representatives met with more than 100 Italian tourism trade professionals including tour operators, travel agencies and travel media....