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Continuing our journey through the United States, we arrive in the northern part of the West Coast, in Washington State. We are a long way from Italy, but here too there are stories from the past, present and even the future that represent our country in its relationship with America. We talk about this with Elisabetta Valentini, Honorary Consul of...

The 2022 European Championships wrapped up tonight from Rome, Italy but not before the host nation sealed its spot atop the overall swimming medal table. For the first time ever, Italy has won the European Championships medal table, amassing a total of 35 pieces of hardware. The nation’s women claimed 13 medals while the men grabbed 20, with 13 gol...

Walls with large square spaces, where the yellow of the base contrasted with the intense red and black of the central band, the colours interspersed with delicate decorations of flowers and candelabra, niches for statues and even perhaps the very high ceiling illuminated by a deep blue like an August sky. Built at the dawn of the first century AD w...

Academy Award-winning director Martin Scorsese, considered one of the most prominent and influential filmmakers working today, will receive the prestigious Eva Monley Award from the Location Managers Guild International at its 9th Annual LMGI Awards, set for August 27, 2022, at the Los Angeles Center Studios. The awards ceremony and dinner will hon...

It is the longest river in Italy and it gives the name to one of its richest areas, the Pianura Padana,  but the Po, especially for the people who live along its banks, from Piemonte to Emilia Romagna, it’s much more than that. It’s livelihood and fertility; it’s wealth and happiness; it’s history and family. It’s memories and future at once. It is...

Sogno Toscano is aiming to open a new “lifestyle cafe, wine bar, and specialty market” as reported by Toddrickallen.com. They are a distributor and maker of fine Italian food supplies to restaurants, chefs that also do home delivery to customers. Sogno Toscano already has a New York cafe and wine bar and on their Instagram page, in their bio, they...

Stocking up food in large capacities was a post-war necessity and pure common sense. No supermarket was available around every corner for last-minute grocery rounds. Produce was generally home-grown and consumed according to season. Surplus from the harvest was pickled, canned and bottled in order to last the entire year. This meant the dispensa, t...

The Feast of Maria SS. Incoronata is a testimony to the power of faith. The celebration has survived for a century and a quarter at the same location, despite the transformation of the community from a thriving Italian enclave into one of the nation’s premier Chinatowns. First celebrated in 1897, the feast was launched to help organize immigrants f...

Khaby Lame, the Senegalese-born comedian who is the most followed TikTok user in the world, has been granted Italian citizenship. Lame, 22, has lived in Italy since he was one and has said he “always felt Italian”. He received his citizenship during a ceremony in Chivasso, his home town, close to Turin in the northern Piedmont region, on Wednesday....

“Viva San Rocco!” It’s the last weeks of summer in Italian America, and in neighborhoods across the country, paesani are celebrating the Feast of Saint Rocco, one of the most venerated saint days in the Italian American year. For our part, we’re sitting down with Stephen La Rocca, president of the St. Rocco Society of Potenza, to discover more abou...

After two years of travel and tourism restrictions related to the emergency of the COVID-19 pandemic, Italy is now ready to reap the benefits of the first restriction-free season of summer. According to the latest electronic invoicing data, the figures for reservations, airport arrivals, and room occupancy, in the first half of the year, accommodat...

An Italian restaurant from the team behind two popular North Fulton County eateries is set to open in downtown Alpharetta in the next few weeks. Sorella Vicina will debut at 35 Milton Ave., on the bottom floor of the Hamilton Hotel. The concept comes from Phillip Cooper’s Cellared Roots Hospitality Group, which also owns Vin 25 in Roswell and Citiz...