The city will dedicate a section of Hill Street to the memory of Michael A. Esposito, beloved resident, historian and neighborhood leader in Troy’s Little Italy neighborhood who died last month, Mayor Patrick Madden said. Hill Street between Liberty and Washington Streets will be dedicated as “Esposito Way” in recognition of his life and contributi...

Italy is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, and it’s easy to see why. It’s a magical country where you can explore the canals of Venice one day and the ancient streets of Rome the other. The Bel Paese has inspired poets, writers and artists all throughout the centuries to create art about it. It’s no surprise that there is a...

Conceptual plans for a modern, five-story luxury condominium development called Casa d’Angolo, or “corner house “in Italian, were sent back to the drawing board by the Cleveland Landmarks Commission yesterday. The recommendation came despite a member of the development team predicting the proposed condos would become a Little Italy landmark equal t...

Nino Cerruti, the Italian fashion designer credited with revolutionizing menswear in the 1960s and who gave Giorgio Armani his first fashion break, has died, Italian media reported Saturday. He was 91. Cerruti died in northwestern Italy, where his family has operated a textile company since 1881, the Italian news agency LaPresse reported. The Itali...

Italian luxury brand Brunello Cucinelli has expanded its Madison Avenue flagship to more than double the original store footprint. The Brunello Cucinelli store, which carries men’s, women’s, children’s and lifestyle collections, features new VIP fitting rooms comfortably outfitted with lounge chairs and racks which can be curated with merchandise t...

Grazia USA, the American edition of Grazia created under a licensing agreement signed by the Mondadori Group with Pantheon Media Group LLC, has been named "Best New MagazineLaunch" of 2021. Grazia USA was chosen for the honour out of more than 120 new publications launched in America during the past year thanks to its ability to combine quality con...

In a recent piece I used the term ‘social capital’ to refer to a certain aspect of Italian culture that I think visitors to Italy notice and appreciate, if perhaps only subconsciously. As I mentioned before, people may go to Italy, or any other place for that matter, with the intention of seeing some famous site or another or eating this or that di...

An Italian design firm has unveiled its latest luxury yacht – and it's designed to fly as well as sail the world's oceans.  Called Air Yacht, the extravagant vehicle has been revealed in concept images from Rome-based firm Lazzarini Design Studio. The dry carbon fibre structure can reach 60 knots thanks to four solar-powered electric propellers and...

Gucci’s earned a reputation as an innovator among fashion brands – but its latest move is opening a store in a New Jersey megamall. On Tuesday, American Dream announced that Gucci is expanding its footprint at the East Rutherford-based shopping-slash-entertainment center from a shop-in-shop within Saks Fifth Avenue to a 10,000-square-foot standalon...

Provident Bank has announced today that Anthony (Tony) Labozzetta has been appointed to the position of president and CEO. Labozzetta assumed the role on Jan. 1. Labozzetta previously served as director, president and COO of Provident Bank, as well as for Provident Financial Services, Inc., the holding company for Provident Bank. He succeeds longti...