Italian luxury fashion label Dolce & Gabbana has designed an installation that celebrates Italian artistic heritage at the country’s pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. The undulating baroque-style structure is typical of the architecture of the 18th century gardens of southern Italy and it stands near the pavilion’s botanical garden. The elegant octagona...

Today, when we think of personal mobility vehicles, we think of electric scooters, Segways, folding bikes. But in 1946, it wasn’t like this. The king of micromobilty was the bike (or our own feet), and only a few people had the privilege of owning a motorcycle. However, in those times of difficulties, Italian motor vehicle manufacturer Piaggio deci...

Construction is beginning on a new restaurant at The Heights at Haverhill, featuring a rooftop bar, event venue and full-service waterfront restaurant. Bosa, described as a “concept inspired by fishing villages along the colorful coast of southern Italy,” is being built by Lupoli Hospitality, a division of Lawrence-based Lupoli Companies. After fac...

One of Rome's greatest treasures - the Cornaro Chapel with its sculptural masterpiece by Baroque genius Gian Lorenzo Bernini - has been restored to its dazzling glory. nThe chapel, part of the S. Maria della Vittoria church, contains one of Bernini's most celebrated sculptures, the Ecstasy of St Teresa, completed in 1652. The chapel is a favourite...

Capriccio Italian gourmet restaurant at Resorts Casino Hotel is my absolute favorite restaurant. We’re obviously not alone. For the third time in four years, and, for the second year in-a-row, Capriccio has been voted the best U.S. casino restaurant by USA Today’s 10Best.com Readers’ Choice Awards. Here are the 2021 results: USA TODAY’s 10Best.com....

It’s been the site of countless outdoor concerts and the host of dignitaries and politicians alike, but there's more to the story of a Georgian Colonial on the market in Stonington. The street where this sprawling estate sits is named after the owner. Located on 91 Sergio Franchi Drive, the property is owned by the family of Sergio Franchi, a late...

Entrepreneurs revel in challenges, and some want to go the extra mile by exploring opportunities abroad. Starting a new business in another country sounds like a daunting task, but it is an alluring proposition for some. Everything boils down to choosing the right destination. You need to look for a country with a big market, liberal tax laws, easy...

For most Italian citizens autumn means the end of the holiday season and the moment to get back to work. But for Italian farmers – contadini –autumn marks the time to reap the fruits of their labor and celebrate. Sagra is a perfect occasion for that.  The word “Sagra” derives from the latin “sacrum”, which, initially, in ancient times, was a commun...

Florence was the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance which began in the late 13th century when the powerful Medici family were great patrons of the arts and commissioned many masterpieces. The Renaissance quickly spread to Siena and other parts of Tuscany, then to Venice and Milan and to smaller towns like Urbino in central Italy’s Marche region...

On a breezy Saturday last month, Vittorio Calabrese, the director of the Magazzino Italian Art museum in Cold Spring, N.Y., stood onstage in the courtyard to introduce the last event of the summer, a concert by the musician Sam Reider and his band the Human Hands. The sun was starting to set, and a few stragglers of the sold-out crowd found their s...