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Stranded on a tiny Italian island, a cancer researcher grew increasingly alarmed to hear that one, and then three more visitors had fallen ill with COVID-19. Paola Muti braced for a rapid spread of the coronavirus to the 800 closely-knit islanders, many of whom she knows well. Her mother was born on Giglio Island and she often stays at the family h...

Every product you see in the pasta aisle has its own history. Some pasta shapes, like lasagne, can be traced back centuries, while others, like cavatappi, were invented in the modern era. There were even shapes that weathered controversy before they were finally accepted into the mainstream; stroncatura fits this description. Because it was origina...

More than 5 million Americans visit Italy every year, making it one of the most popular destinations for American tourists. One of the most popular reasons for traveling to Italy is to experience the world-renowned Italian cuisine, including classic pastas and pizzas. Americans indulge in Italian food while on holiday in Italy, but a key cultural d...

A New Jersey woman enjoyed her 109th birthday in style Sunday. Mary Ruggieri Leonardi’s birthday is actually Monday, but a caravan of cars drove by the Seacrest Village assisted living facility in Little Egg Harbor to celebrate her day, WPVI reported. “I don’t believe this is happening,” Leonardi told the television station. “It’s like a drea...

Italy took a tremendous hit from the coronavirus with one of the highest and quickest death counts outside of China early on during the pandemic. With the country finally stabilising, numbers decreasing and places opening up, the Italians must find ways to build their lives back up, especially the tourist industry which many are reliant on. Sitting...

Marco’s Pizza, one of the nation’s fastest-growing pizza brands, announces expansion plans for Palm Beach County as it continues to innovate and adapt in the post-pandemic era. Amid the pandemic, Marco’s Pizza outperformed other QSRs, recording historic sales milestones, while supporting communities nationwide. The brand plans to add 13 Palm Beach...

Everyone has heard of the ice cream truck and you may have also heard of the cannoli cart,(video for cannoli cart is here) but here comes the Prosecco Van! This London based company tours the UK and has expanded to the US selling Italian prosecco on tap. If you’re hosting a party, wedding or any kind of event, this is a special treat for your guest...

Aaron Caruso shares his love of the Italian and Italian-American culture through song. It’s his passion. He studied opera in both Italy and New York, and as a result, he performed on some of the biggest stages around the world. Caruso is genuinely proud of his Italian heritage, truly cares about music and is a tireless proponent of Italian song.Lea...

The new FAI campaign to vote the place in Italy closest to your heart, the Luoghi del Cuore, has begun. The Luoghi del Cuore initiative was inaugurated 15 years ago by FAI, the Fondo Ambiente Italiano. It is a national campaign aimed at raising awareness about incredibly beautiful, but perhaps little known, locations and buildings around the countr...

“Dopo l’ordine del giorno sulla promozione del turismo di ritorno da me presentato in occasione dell’approvazione del Decreto Rilancio e accolto dal Governo, per dare ulteriore sviluppo alla mia iniziativa, ho avuto un proficuo scambio di vedute con il Presidente dell’ENIT, Dott. Giorgio Palmucci. Con l’esperto interlocutore ho fatto prima di tutto...

Mayor Justin Elicker has appointed William Iovanne and Laura Luzzi as co-chairmen of the Wooster Square Monument Committee, a body that will meet for the first time Thursday. The committee will hold public and working meetings to discuss what will replace the Christopher Columbus statue that was removed from Wooster Square Park, reportedly to preve...

In the 1970s, as America was mired in the aftermath of war, civil unrest and a scandal that brought down a president, the paranoid thriller became a thriving film genre unto itself. Movies like The Parallax View, Klute, All the President’s Men and Three Days of the Condor captured the attention of a country on edge.  In the middle of the decade, co...