Following the collapse of the Morandi Bridge on 14 August 2018, a quick construction was needed to once again connect the sides. Designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop, the renovation sought to adapt Italian infrastructure in a modern and functional way. "The new bridge must be simple and straightforward, but not ordinary. It is going to look li...

A visit to the Italian Riviera, a destination for millions of travelers each year, may not be in the offing for a while because of the pandemic, but you can keep its home region of Liguria front of mind through virtual tours and performances and by sampling some of its special flavors at home. Here’s what to do until the clouds break and you’re abl...

Workers in face masks laid the final section of a new viaduct in Genoa on Tuesday, as Italy's prime minister paid tribute to the 43 people killed when the road bridge it is replacing collapsed less than two years ago. While the country's severe coronavirus epidemic has halted most construction projects nationwide, teams building the link across the...

Grandi Navi Veloci (GNV), a ferry operator that is part of MSC Group, has converted the ferry ship Splendid into a floating hospital equipped for patients with and recovering from COVID-19. Stationed in the ferry terminal in Genoa, Italy, it has 25 beds in single cabins, although it is possible to equip up to 400 beds. The floating hospital also fe...

Dal 1128 la sua luce, per quanto apparentemente flebile, illumina il mare per oltre cinquanta chilometri. E adesso i bagliori della Lanterna si preparano a rischiarare anche l'America, con un gemellaggio tra il simbolo della città di Genova e la statua della Libertà, simbolo di New York: «Del resto la Lanterna era ultimo faro che vedevano gli itali...

Ten local contestants will put their culinary skills to the test in the Columbus Pesto Championship at Columbus State Community College. The 2020 Columbus Pesto Championship will be held on January 26 at Columbus State's Mitchell Hall. The ten contestants are David Applegett, Carmine Catullo, Reese Flowers, Charlotte Hickcox, Tyler Kendall, Liz Mar...

The doctors of the Gaslini pediatric hospital in Genoa reconstructed the heart of a 21-month-old girl from Northern Italy suffering from a serious malformation from birth that in other hospitals had been considered incorrigible. The possibility of a double heart-lung transplant was also rejected. Congenital heart disease was corrected, the girl was...

Here we are again on our trip to discovering all the different languages and dialetti of Italy. If my itinerary is correct, our next stop is the Liguria region, a very important republic even before Italy existed and homeland to many great traders and voyagers of the past. You probably know the most famous one – Cristoforo Colombo. Who? Pardon, I f...

Si terrà martedì 19 novembre, alle 17.00, l’incontro “L’esposizione Italo Americana o ‘Colombiana’ del 1892”, conferenza nell’ambito dei Martedì de A Compagna e a cura di Edoardo Longo.Nell’Aula San Salvatore di piazza Sarzano, raggiungibile anche in metropolitanta, si parlerà delle celebrazioni colombiane del 1892, evento che rappresentò il rilanc...

“Io pacifista in trincea: Un italoamericano nella Grande guerra” è il titolo del libro di Vincenzo D’Aquila, curato da Claudio Staiti, che verrà presentato martedì prossimo, 5 novembre, alle 17.00 nella Sala del Capitano di Palazzo San Giorgio a Genova. Organizzata dal Centro Internazionale Studi Emigrazione Italiana – Cisei, alla presentazione int...