When traveling to Italy, there are many great cities to choose from. Everyone knows about Rome, and many have seen its splendors through the eyes of Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday. Fashion lovers will find the catwalks and shops of Milan to be inspiring. Those who love romance often head for Venice.   The architecture lovers head for Floren...

by Evan Rail   Scrappy, scruffy Bologna could easily coast on its history, if not just on its culinary history. Home to one of the world's oldest universities, this northern Italian city has contributed dozens of classic recipes and foods to the repertory of Italian cooking, including tortellini, tagliatelle and mortadella — the cold cut who...

by Gaia Pianigiani   When Laurell Boyers, 34, and her husband, Federico Bastiani, 37, moved in together in Bologna in 2012, they did not know any of their neighbors. It was a lonely feeling. "All my friends back home had babies, play dates, people to talk to, and I felt so left out," Ms. Boyers, who moved from South Africa, said on a re...

By Andrew Roberts Yoox Group (YOOX), operator of e-commerce stores for brands from Armani to Zegna, repeated its guidance of revenue and earnings growth in 2013 after quarterly sales rose 18 percent, buoyed by demand in Italy and North America. Second-quarter revenue grew to 97 million euros ($128.8 million) from 81.9 million euros a year earlier...

È pronto a sbarcare a New York, Miami e Sydney il gruppo competitor di Eataly. Ha già esportato il suo modello di business, con la formula del franchising, a Boston e Ridgewood in New Jersey. Ma si espande anche entro i confini domestici, e punta a Firenze, Trieste e Bologna. Dopo le aperture in New Jersey e a Boston, il franchising gastronomico c...

"Via da noi - Italiani ma in America" è il titolo del libro di Elena Attala Perazzini che è stato presentato lo scorso 4 ottobre alla libreria Coop del Centro Leonardo di Imola. In 400 pagine vengono raccontate dodici storie di chi ha deciso di partire seguendo l'impulso universale che spinge a cercare "altro" altrove, a non accontentarsi o a non r...

By Alessia Pirolo   A venture involving Eataly, the Italian food-emporium chain, and the municipality of Bologna will develop a theme park dedicated to food, continuing a string of public-private partnerships in Italy aimed at creating jobs and spurring economic activity.   The city-controlled Centro Agro Alimentare has provided land...

Date: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - Hours: 6:00 p.m. - Site: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago - 500 N Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611 Five Thousand Stories of Italian Migration from the Mountains of Bologna and Modena to America at the Turn of the Twentieth Century: a book presentation by Pier Giorgio Ardeni   This...

  WTI Magazine #82    2016 August 19Author : Enrico de Iulis      Translation by:   There are forms of street art that contain other forms of art, and then propose them in a new and altered way. The Ro.Bo.Coop collective has become almost an emblem about these intentions, a true inventive phenomenon that is attracting more and more attention in...

Two years after his death, a Bakersfield veteran is being honored by a city in Italy for his unique contribution to their history. Edward Reep was a soldier-artist who captured photos of the day 70 years ago when the city of Bologna was liberated in World War II.   Reep took photos of a spontaneous shrine citizens had erected, and later...