by Gina Mussio   Italy is on everyone's bucket list, but it's a long way for many to travel and the country is so jam-packed with spectacular sites and amazing things to do that choosing what to do in Italy on a two week vacation is nearly impossible.   Don't worry, we've got your back. We've combed through our extensive archives, tal...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Board of Directors recently voted to create a special one-time NIAF Emanuele and Emilia Inglese Memorial Grant of $100,000 to support the "Save the Saint" restoration project by the International Patrons of Duomo di Milano. "It is our hope that this grant will serve as a leadership gift to encourage...

Cristina Cimato brilliantly summarizes the achievements of the Italian Businesses & investment initiative since its inception in early 2011. IB&II spearheaded high-tech venture creation in Italy allowing Italian scientists to learn in the US the best practices and to deploy these capabilities in Italy (Fulbright BEST scholarship), in allowi...

Fiat SpA (F), Italy's biggest manufacturer, may retreat further from its heritage by selecting New York as the primary exchange for its stock after a planned merger with Chrysler Group LLC.

By Mauro Battocchi If you were thinking about visiting Milan in 2015 for the Expo, you can get a taste of this remarkable city without leaving the Bay.   Before August 11th, swing by the Cannery (2801 Leavenworth) and check out the New Italian Design 2.0 Exhibition, which boasts intriguing design displays brought to the Bay by Milano's Trie...

Are you an Italian American college student interested in interning in Milan, Italy, during the summer of 2015? Build your resume and experience the Motherland with this once-in–a-lifetime opportunity!   NIAF has teamed up with Career Paths in Milan and is offering an all-inclusive Italian job experience featuring an internship, accommodatio...

The beautiful gardens of Villa Medici, which is home to the French Academy and located in Rome, as well as the English-style gardens of Ninfa near Latina are the top winners of the 2015 edition of the competition called 'The most beautiful park in Italy'.   Among others, Villa Toeplitz in Varese, which is the former country residence of a Ge...

di Mario Platero   Potrebbe essere il testo di una canzone di Giorgio Gaber: San Siro, il tram numero 15 per Corso Vercelli, la Pizzeria Da Gino che ha lasciato il segno indelebile per la bontà della pizza nel ricordo di un teenager americano che ha passato la tarda infanzia e prima adolescenza a Milano.   Ma neppure Gaber avrebbe pot...

In Viaggio con l'Italia is the name of a recently-opened exhibit presented by the Touring Club Italiano (TCI) and the Comune of Milan; the exhibit celebrates Italian tourism and its role in the Bel Paese's economic development. The exhibit, on view at Palazzo della Ragione until May 25th, recounts over a century of history, inventions and events b...

by Alessia Pirolo   Foreign investors are showing a growing appetite for Italian commercial real estate, a sign that the gradual improvement of the European economy is being felt in some of the Continent's weaker property markets.   From January through early October, the volume of Italian cross-border transactions totaled €2.75 billi...