Chicago’s own Spacca Napoli was recently acknowledged by the Consorzio di Tutela Della Mozzarella di Bufala Campana DOP as the best Neapolitan Pizzeria outside of Italy at this year presentation of the Guida Top 50 in Naples. Earlier this year, the Chicago pizzeria was ranked among the top Italian restaurants in Chicago by Gambero Rosso. “(Owner) J...

Naples is a city with a reputation: it has pizza, devil-may-care drivers, and mafia clans known as the Camorra. But in the past few years this southern Italian city has also been fostering a growing community of tech start-ups and app creators. The hope is it will change not just Naples' reputation, but also its fortunes and so reverse a brain drai...

Tuesday, September 25, 4:00 pm EDT. Book Presentation: Bitter Chicory to Sweet Espresso, Survival and Deliverance from WWII in the Naples, Italy Area, 1940-49 with Author/Professor Emeritus, Carmine Vittoria (Northeastern University). The Center for Italian Studies, Stony Brook University. Room E4340, Frank Melville Memorial Library - 100 Nicolls R...

San Gennaro approda negli States, grazie alla Saint Gennaro Foundation of Boston, ente no profit, presieduta da Pasquale Trotta, e rappresentata in Italia, per i rapporti con la Santa Sede e le altre istituzioni religiose, da Antonio Grilletto, che ha fatto realizzare in Italia un busto di bronzo dorato del Santo ispirato a quello venerato presso l...

Strengthening the world’s most comprehensive route network, United Airlines today announced customers have new international routes to choose from in 2019 including daily, year-round service between San Francisco and Amsterdam and new nonstop seasonal summer service between New York /Newark and Naples, Italy, the only nonstop flight from North Amer...

In the sweltering month of August, Italians from Torino to Messina flock to the beach. Temperatures sore to well above 35 degrees centigrade and everything reaches a sort of raucous crescendo on August 15th, the national holiday of Ferragosto. Extended families bring multi-course picnics, foldout tables, awnings, flotation devices, nonnas in wheelc...

Avranno preso in parola Carosone i tre napoletani Gaetano Castaldo, Ferdinando Flagiello e Nicola Mangani che hanno deciso di ridurre le distanze tra Napoli e la Grande Mela. Così la città partenopea può andare in trasferta in America attraverso tour esperienziali che coinvolgono anche artisti italiani. New York e Napoli così vanno a braccetto come...

Consul General Countryman visited the city of Pollica, located in Campania’s Park of Cilento and Valle di Diano, Italy’s second largest national park.  Mayor of Pollica Stefano Pisani and Legambiente IVLP alumnus Valerio Calabrese welcomed CG Countryman and offered her a tour of the local “Living Museum of the Sea” and “Living Museum of the Mediter...

Symbol of Naples’ patisserie, the babbà has very peculiar and, indeed, ancient origins! It reached Naplesfrom Paris, city were the chefs of bourgeois families were usually sent to improve their culinary skills. ButParisians didn’t invent it because, according to the legend, this sweet, rum-filled little mushroom was bornoff an accident, caused by a...

Google “Naples, Italy” and you will immediately learn it is the birthplace of pizza. Google “Naples, Italy” and “art” and you will discover it to be one of the country’s most underrated cities for art. A brief history lesson reminds us that Naples was once the center of the Bourbon dynasty. The city’s art historical hub, the Museo di Capodimonte (t...