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Italian entrepreneur Michael Scarpellini, the founder of Happiness Brand, is pleased to announce that his clothing items are now being made available in the U.S. Founded in 2007, the brand was created by Michael and his wife Eiman, who first met when they were both fashion students at school in Los Angeles. The couple has recently moved with their...

Multi-Michelin-starred chef Massimo Bottura is no stranger to uniting people from all over the world through our love of food.  In May 2012, when two earthquakes devastated the region of Emilia-Romagna threatening to destroy 360,000 wheels of Parmigiano-Reggiano that take a minimum of 24 months to make, Massimo came up with the idea of a global coo...

A heartwarming video has emerged of a U.S. Navy ship playing the Italian national anthem in an act of solidarity with the European country hardest hit by the coronavirus. The display from the USS Mount Whitney, stationed in the waters off the port city of Gaeta, comes as Italy is grappling with nearly 25,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, which as of...

On the occasion of the 159th anniversary of Italian Unity, the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) stands in solidarity with Italy as the country combats the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases. Currently as the second country in the world to have the most reported cases, the world is closely watching what is happening in Italy as well a...

Twenty-one-year-old S. Z. Poli came to America in 1881 with little more than the ability to carve lifelike figures from wax. He parlayed that skill into a theatrical empire and prestige in his adopted home of New Haven. Players like Houdini, Sophie Tucker and George M. Cohan performed for working-class immigrants in his magnificent theaters through...

One of the Most Popular Movies “Joker”, Was recently released on 4 October 2019. Todd Philips’ Movie has left fans with an unsolved mystery as before of the Best Villian ever “Joker”. The Movie tends to be about the Origin of this Legendary Villian. But In the End, Fans are left with the mystery What was Real and What was just in Arthur Fleck’s Cra...

Today, Clare Boothe Luce is perhaps best remembered as the playwright who authored The Women — a searing 1936 send-up of malevolent, boring Park Avenue ladies. Yet as the United States’ ambassador to Italy from 1953 to 1956, she also played a directly historical role. A hard-line anticommunist, sent to Italy at the height of the Cold War, she was t...

Italian Americans have made their mark on American history since arriving from Italy during the late 1880’s. By 1920, more than four million Italians called the U.S. their home. While the majority suffered prejudice and hardships, many were able to turn those difficult times into prosperity. Notable Italian immigrants and children of immigrants bec...

It’s often said that language is the living history of a people, and the Italian language has had a very exciting life! In this week’s episode, we dive into the history of the Italian language, from its Latin roots to its standardization straight through to its evolution into the languages of Italy’s 100 million person diaspora.  Our team also disc...

During the Comstock mining days, most of the miners who came here to work in the mines were Irish, Scotch, Welsh or Cornish. There were countless lively squabbles and skirmishes among the different groups after hours in the local saloons. If I had lived here in those days, and made the assertion that Saint Patrick was Italian, I am sure I would hav...

Sophia Loren may never have said, "Everything you see I owe to spaghetti," but that hasn't stopped the quote from becoming as ubiquitous on Instagram as the photos it's usually used as a caption for - hot girls eating pasta à la Caroline Vreeland, whose own spaghetti posts have spurred a viral hashtag, #CaroCarboLoad. Whoever did coin the phrase, h...

You've heard of Dr. Phil and Dr. Oz, but before the novel coronavirus outbreak, you might never have heard of Dr. Fauci. Today, he’s everywhere.  As the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, he leads just one of 27 institutes and centers that make up the National Institutes of Health. But as Americans turn to public...