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Dawn Mello, former president of Bergdorf Goodman, died on Sunday morning at her home in New York. As president of Berdorf in the 1980s, Mello helped transform the department store from a carriage trade retailer into an emporium of the world’s most sought-after labels, introducing Americans to now-household names such as Michael Kors, Fendi and Arma...

Seminari, degustazioni, cene, interventi con esperti, training, con oltre 1000 persone coinvolte. Un bilancio positivo a fine campagna triennale per “Add extra quality to your life” il programma dell’Unione Europea che ha visto la partecipazione e il supporto di due aziende olivicole, la CEQ Italia e la spagnola QVExtra!. L’obiettivo é stato quello...

It’s time the world learned the story of basketball’s great pioneer Angelo “Hank” Luisetti, the man who fought the establishment and changed basketball’s genetic footprint. Dr. James Naismith invented basketball in 1891; Hank Luisetti reinvented it in 1936. Hank Luisetti grew up in the same San Francisco neighborhood as his contemporary Joe DiMaggi...

Italy escaped higher U.S. trade tariffs on some exported goods after directly lobbying administration officials in Washington, according to the country’s foreign minister. “Italy today emerges undamaged from the revision of the list of products subjected to tariffs imposed by the U.S. last October,” Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio boasted in a state...

One of life’s many mysteries:  How can an animal eat nothing but disgusting things in its dismal habitat, but still taste so good? Such is the mystery of the blue claw crab. To me, it’s one of the tastiest of God’s creations, which explains my many (often comical) attempts to catch these delicacies with friends and family.  My first recollection of...

The Italian birthplace of Saint Valentine is looking for a "romantic" new sister city in the US. Officials in Terni, in the Umbrian hills, told the BBC that they already have twin cities elsewhere in Europe. "But we have never had a sister city in the US, so we thought, why not see if we can build a relationship," Omero Mariani, Terni's head of tou...

If you grew up in an Italian-American household, you definitely know a thing or two about Italian American superstitions.  You have very likely been witness to a series of bizarre rituals and beliefs practiced by parents and grandparents. Many of these were never fully explained to us: you just went ahead with them because you were supposed to. The...

Tortellini is the pasta of legends. As the story goes, the Goddess Venus had come to stay at a tavern in the Italian city of Bologna. The owner, trying to spy on her through the keyhole, was only able to see her navel. He was so inspired by the sight that he rushed to his kitchen and created the navel-shaped pasta we now call tortellini. Now these...

He’s been called the “hottest comic in America” — and now there’s no denying he’s wildly popular in Windsor. Sebastian Maniscalco’s upcoming shows at Caesars Windsor on May 15 and 16 have sold out so completely that the Chicago-born stand-up comedian has added a third show on May 16. Caesars Windsor described the adding of a third show as “unpreced...

I’ve learned a lot about myself by looking back at my previous writings about my relationship to food. Or, more closely, my difficulty with turning it out in edible fashion. I will never be a good cook. I want to be. Good enough, at least, to have people over to dinner without stressing about it. Good enough to be able to make something from scratc...

Rosario Monetti is an Italian Tenor who is committed to bringing the cultures of Italy and America together. His is a story of perseverance and a determination to succeed in the competitive world of opera and classical music. Ten years after he left his homeland of Italy, Rosario has been embraced fully in the United States as a true patriot and a...

È stata l’ultima mossa politico-diplomatica del Governo italiano per chiedere all'amministrazione Usa lo stralcio di alcuni prodotti italiani (a cominciare dal vino e dai formaggi) che stanno per essere inseriti nella nuova black list dei dazi Usa che penalizzeranno i prodotti europei a seguito della sentenza Wto sui sussidi di stato al consorzio A...