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A Syracuse police surveillance camera is standing watch over the city’s Columbus monument as demonstrators battle over its future. The Italian explorer -- and statues depicting him nationwide -- have become a lightning rod as the country grapples with its history of conquest and racism. Columbus statues in other cities have been removed or torn dow...

We’re taking a tour around Italy’s seaside borghi (historic villages) this summer, destinations where you can enjoy leisurely days at the beach followed by explorations of the art, history and food of the area. Last week we explored some of Calabria’s seaside villages, this week we’re heading to beautiful Tuscany, which is not normally thought of a...

Members of the Roma Sports Club gathered at Dowling Gardens on Wednesday evening to pay homage to Christopher Columbus, a controversial figure in American history and a long-standing embodiment of Italian American pride. To Italian Americans, the explorer is glorified for his ocean voyages. To others, he was a brutal viceroy responsible for spreadi...

Il Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale, Direzione Generale per la Promozione del Sistema Paese, e PNICube, Associazione Italiana degli Incubatori Universitari e delle Business Plan Competition accademiche locali, indicono la quinta edizione del Premio “L’innovazione che parla italiano”, quale riconoscimento dell’alto v...

Summer in Boston’s North End is normally bookended by five iconic Italian feasts, where locals and tourists crowd into the neighborhood’s narrow streets for a celebratory experience. Going back to the North End for a particular feast, for many Italian families, is a way to show respect and their devotion to a particular Saint; to many, it’s an Ital...

There's a new voice in the debate over Pueblo's Christopher Columbus statue. After weeks of protests on both sides of the issue and no decision made on whether to keep or remove it, the Pueblo City Council says it has passed an agenda item on first reading. It will go for final presentation on August 10 and if passed, the city will be allowed to hi...

Thu, Jul 30, 2020 at 6:00 PM - A Live Zoom Lecture with Art Historian Rocky Ruggiero, Ph.D. presented by the Providence Art Club. Admission: $10 PAC Members, $20 Non-Members. Ticket info here. Art historian Dr. Rocky Ruggiero will speak about the intense and fascinating life and art of Italian Baroque painter Caravaggio. Known as the pittore malede...

After being closed for four and a half months, Felina in Ridgewood is set to open this weekend. The much-ballyhooed 120-seat contemporary Italian restaurant and bar headed by 4-star chef/partner Anthony Bucco will offer outdoor dining on its sidewalk Thursday and Friday (5 p.m. - 9 p.m.) and on Prospect Street Saturday (noon to 3 p.m., and 5 p.m. t...

Anyone who loves science, or who at least pays attention to American popular culture, knows the name Neil deGrasse Tyson. Since the late-1990s, via his lectures, books, and TV shows, Dr. Tyson has surpassed his mentor, Carl Sagan, as our nation’s most well-known astrophysicist. With his booming laugh and child-like enthusiasm, Tyson is a disarming...

A Christopher Columbus statue on Chicago's South Side that was left standing after two other Columbus statues were removed last week may yet be taken down, a City Council member says. Alderwoman Susan Sadlowski Garza told the Chicago Sun-Times on Monday that she has been talking to city officials about removing the statue that stands in an intersec...

Il Sottosegretario Scalfarotto ha avuto oggi un colloquio telefonico con il Deputy United States Trade Representative (USTR) Jeffrey Gerrish sul tema delle relazioni commerciali transatlantiche ed in particolare sulla questione della revisione periodica del regime di dazi che gli Stati Uniti hanno facoltà di imporre a seguito della sentenza dell’OM...

Join us on Monday, August 3 (9 a.m. CST/4 p.m. CET) as we introduce you to the founders of our new partner: GrapeIn, a new and innovative online platform that connects small and mid-sized wineries directly with U.S. distributors who are looking for new products to sell. Register Here The event is the first in a series leading up to our first ever v...