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Devoted fans of the "Rocky" franchise stunned Philadelphia planners in December when the city held its first Rocky Day outside the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Sylvester Stallone, the writer and star of the classic films, was greeted by.thousands of people – including some from distant countries – who had come to celebrate boxing's greatest fictiona...

Experience the magic of Easter in Rome, known as Pasqua in Italian. From ancient ceremonies to colorful street celebrations, Easter in Rome is a unique experience you won't forget. Join us as we explore the beauty and excitement of this sacred season in one of the world's most enchanting cities. Celebrating Holy Week in RomeRoman Easter festivities...

Two industry friends, who met through their work at neighboring venues, are coming together to open a new restaurant inside the former Tavolino at 2315 N. Murray Ave., which will serve up a menu of modern Italian fare with global inflection. Paul Piotrowski, a Chicago native who moved to Milwaukee about five years ago and currently works as the gen...

The idea is not mine, it belongs to Stefania Mastrosimone who, a while back, wrote an article for Vanilla Magazine about this topic: in ancient Rome, walls were the equivalent of our social media. And oh! how right she is! While today we associate graffiti either with street art or, well, vandalism, depending on the talent of its authors, once upon...

For more than a year, Denver and Colorado have welcomed more than 38,000 migrants in search of refuge from the turmoil in their homelands in South and Central America. In the core sense of the word, “refuge” evokes hope, comfort, and safety. This is what Denver, some non-profit charities, and the State of Colorado have provided in the absence of co...

Perched majestically above the serene waters of Lake Bracciano, this charming destination offers visitors a perfect blend of history, natural beauty, and authentic Italian charm.From its well-preserved medieval castle to its idyllic lakeside setting, Bracciano beckons travelers to immerse themselves in its timeless allure and discover the secrets h...

Fiorelli Pizza could have been a big new dining destination, or an intimate place serving creative pies with natural wine. That’s the kind of thing you’d expect from a big-name chef in a big-time market such as Los Angeles, as he rolls out his next project following executive chef stints at high-profile restaurants around Tinseltown.   But Fiorelli...

One look at Verona's medieval alleyways and magnificent Roman Arena (Arena di Verona) and it's easy to see why Shakespeare chose this picture-perfect northern Italian town as the setting for his seminal tragedy, Romeo and Juliet. Hordes of tourists flock daily to the 14th-Century structure known as Juliet's house (Casa di Giulietta), wading through...

Green Car Journal has named the Fiat 500e 2024 Urban Green Car of the Year™. The 500e is electrifying North America with its sustainable mobility mission as Stellantis’ first BEV offering in the region. Green Car Journal editors noted the compelling combination of efficiency, affordability, style and zero-emission motoring with a cool Italian vibe....

Wedged between the well-trodden cities of Venice, Milan, and Florence, Bologna is often overlooked. That’s too bad because this vibrant historical and gastronomic center is one of the most culturally rich places in Italy. Home to 400,000 people, the capital of Emilia-Romagna has high quality-of-life indicators and ranks as one of the most livable d...

All’Antico Vinaio, the famous sandwich shop from Florence, Italy, is opening three more locations in Manhattan. The company, which opened here in 2021, is next headed to the West Village, at 89 Seventh Avenue South, near Barrow Street, on March 2, according to a company spokesperson. It’s located about six blocks from another outpost at 225 Sulliva...

A night at the Italian opera is a bucket-list experience for many tourists and Unesco recently safeguarded the ancient art form, including Italian opera singing on its list of Intangible Cultural Heritage last month. Dating back to the late 1500s, Italian opera singing is practised or taught by more than 30,000 people in Italy. Each day, a new gene...