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By Craig Hlavaty Fans of drool-worthy sports cars are in heaven this weekend in Houston at the various events being held by the Lamborghini Festival, a festival dedicated to the Italian motorcar brand. At noon Saturday car owners ventured to Navasota's city hall to show off their cars to car enthusiasts and join together to gawk at the newest Lam...

Several lectures are planned in conjunction with the UALR Department of Art's fall exhibit, "Piranesi and Perspectives of Rome," which recently opened and features etchings by Giovanni Battista Piranesi, an 18th-century Italian architectural designer and artist.   The exhibit, supported by exhibit sponsor, The Cromwell Firm, is located in Ga...

di Alessandro Frau   Sono le 8 di mattina, ad Austin, in Texas. Davanti allo schermo del mio computer ci sono due ragazzi, Andrea Baldereschi e Andrea Bulgarelli. Hanno la faccia assonnata, tipica di chi ancora non ha smaltito il jet lag. Sono arrivati in America solo da qualche giorno e non hanno mai smesso di lavorare al loro prodotto. &n...

Nel mese di Ottobre la Camera di Commercio Italiana di Houston ha organizzato un fitto calendario di appuntamenti, tra Houston ed Austin, al fine di promuovere il progetto "ERE- Eccellenze Romane per l'Export". L'intento del progetto é quello di promuovere e sostenere i processi di internazionalizzazione tra le migliori imprese artigiane del t...

Venerable high-rise developer Giorgio Borlenghi notes that people have been asking him for years to expand his luxury condominium style to inside Loop 610. At last, he is granting their wishes with announcement ofVilla Borghese, a 26-story, 46-unit condo tower located a stone's throw from River Oaks. Borlenghi, founder of the I...

by Paul Takahashi   A luxury Italian-made cabinetmaker plans to open a new Houston office by the end of the year. Italkraft designs and creates high-end custom kitchen cabinets, bathroom vanities and closets for luxury homes, apartments and condominiums.   The Miami-based cabinetmaker — which has offices and showrooms in New York, sou...

The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of Texas in partnership with Toscana Promozione, (the TuscanyRegion International Development Agency), are honored to present the first project regarding the bestTuscany has to offer in the field of life science, bio and nanotechnology in Texas.The project matches together Tuscan and Texan companies, working in...

By Clifford Pugh Amid all the international fashion houses that are opening in the River Oaks District, the mixed use center is adding a local name. Baanou, a Houston women's clothing store founded by Maryam Afshari dedicated to the appreciation of art, fashion, design and luxury, is the latest to join the new complex on Westheimer near the 6...

by Kimberly Diggs   In celebration of its 12th anniversary, Culinary Connection at The Shops at Legacy will feature a personal appearance by master Italian artisan Alessandro Taddei, creator of Vietri's Old St. Nick collection. The event will be held at the store, 7201 Bishop Road Suite E10, from 4-8 p.m. Sunday.   Vietri is Amer...

Italy's Davi has sold two of their machines to take part in EXXON Mobil's sand oil extraction project here in North America. The machines are a profile bending machine and a plate roll. The machines will be used to make parts for the extraction of oil from sandy deposits.   The fields are far away from urban locations, so it was crucial that...

By Kristin Finan The employees at Hotel Granduca care about customer service so much they'll even fix your car. Well, sort of. I learned this during a recent fall stay when, as soon as I pulled up, my car died — a battery issue, apparently.   This definitely wasn't the way I wanted to kick off a much-anticipated staycation with my husb...

With a vision aimed at expanding business opportunities with Italy, The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of Texas (IACC Texas) is pleased to announce the newly formed, Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana (IACC Louisiana) as a Chapter of its organization in the U.S. As a Chamber associated with IACC Texas, IACC Louisiana will promote, f...