There’s more to the Italian cocktail repertoire than the Bellinis and after-dinner amari that visitors frequently order while traveling through Italy. While Campari and sparkling wine are frequently found in ingredient lists on cocktail menus across the country, there’s also plenty of gin, whiskey, and tequila for everyone’s taste. Here are six rec...

In such strange times as these, with the global coronavirus emergency changing our daily habits, it’s all the more important to look for some fun in your daily routine, especially when you’re stuck at home. That's why we suggest treating yourself to the occasional homemade aperitivo with your family or closest friends – just like we do in Italy! Ma...

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...

Milan mayor thanks Armani for helping Coronavirus-hit city. Giorgio Armani, the legendary Italian fashion designer, has moved the location of his next show from Paris to Milan to help the local economy recover from the covid-19 crisis, reports news agency ANSA. Milan mayor Giuseppe Sala expressed his gratitude to Armani who has already played a maj...

Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow and the Italian Institute of Technology have joined forces to come up with a pulmonary ventilator that can be used by hospitals as a vital tool when dealing with emergencies such as the current COVID-19 virus global pandemic. The project goes by the codename FI5: the letters being the initials of the Maranello marque...

The two main events in Italian television history that occurred in the 1970s were the advent of color and the introduction of private channels. The story of color TV is truly a political-industrial epic that began in the mid-sixties and ended only towards the end of the 70s after many delays and false starts. In these years RAI’s television monopol...

Fans of Nicolas Cage know how weird and wild he is. And, while he’s best-known for his outlandish roles, he’s also known for doing a lot of bad movies. The reason why he’s done so many bad movies is because he was broke. And, like many celebrities, he became broke in part because he spent too much money. In Cage’s case, a lot of his money went i...

A skilled designer who posts his creations on Instagram comes with one very simple idea: instead of building a new sports car from scratch, why not mixing together two models and use the best they have to offer for a one-of-a-kind monster?This is how the Tesla X Ferrari came to be, as Instagram artist loic3ldrawing created an exterior design case s...

The Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana (the National Chamber of Italian Fashion) has announced the organization of the first-ever entirely digital Milan Fashion Week. The new-format event, which is set to run July 14 -17, will focus on 2021 collections and pre-collections for both men and women. Hot on the heels of news that London Fashion Week w...

At the age of 27, Beniamino Bufano was described by the New York Times as showing “promise of being one of the few enduringly important sculptors that America, if she can claim him, has had. . . he does not depend on his hands alone. . . he works with his convictions and with his aesthetic principles. . .” Born on October 14, 1888 in San Fele, a sm...