Qual è il primo film americano in cui si vede Napoli? Qual è il primo film italo-napoletano in cui si parla di 'Merica? Chi fu il più autenticamente anti-americano fra Totò e Eduardo De Filippo? Quanto c'è di vero e inventato nei film La Pelle di Liliana Cavani (dall'omonimo romanzo di Curzio Malaparte) e Il Re di Poggioreale sulla figura del camor...

Naples has seen its heaviest snow in half a century as a blast of Siberian weather continued to send temperatures plunging across Europe. The snowfall led to the closure of the city's airport and transport in the city was severely disrupted while schools were forced to close. The city's record snowfall came as at least 12 people died during the bli...

"In the name of the Assumption, / brothers, beat yourself": to this invitation, pronounced with a stony voice by the Capo dei battenti, hundreds and hundreds of devotees kneel down on the churchyard, the chest begins to be struck with blood, while the painting of the Madonna leaves the church of Guardia Sanframondi, Sannio, in the Province of Benev...

L’Italian connection di Amazon sopravvive all’addio (pro-tempore) di Diego Piacentini. L’ex- responsabile di tutte le attività internazionali nel retail del colosso di Jeff Bezos è stato ceduto in prestito al governo italiano come responsabile per la trasformazione digitale della pubblica amministrazione. A tener alto il tricolore a Seattle ci pens...

Una strada di Napoli verrà intitolata a Nicola Sacco e Bartolomeo Vanzetti. Lo ha deciso e annunciato oggi la giunta del capoluogo campano presieduta dal sindaco Luigi De Magistris, che ha approvato la delibera e ha individuato la strada: si tratta di una via del quartiere di San Giovanni a Teduccio, che in precedenza era denominata ‘Traversa Colon...

On the eve of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, state Assemblyman Tony D’Urso (D-Long Island) will travel to a small synagogue in Naples, Italy, to be reunited with the descendants of a Jewish family that he helped hide from the Nazis as a little boy. In 1944, the D’Urso family protected a large Jewish family from the Nazis in their hometown...

Just one hour south of Naples, water buffalos are getting the royal treatment at Tenuta Vannulo, one of Italy’s premiere organic dairy farms. Situated on an expansive 500 acres in the heart of Mozzarella Land, this gastronomic paradise feels more like an estate you’d come across in Sonoma than in southern Italy’s wild and rustic countryside: not on...

Pompeii’s interior designers made the most of the earthquake. After it hit in A.D. 62, they renovated wrecked villas with vibrantly colored narrative frescoes that were, it turns out, incredibly long-lived. The eruption of Vesuvius, the volcano many of them thought was a mountain, only 17 years later in A.D. 79, both sealed the city’s choked inhabi...

The demand for food around the world is rising. By 2050, calorific demand will increase by 70 percent and the demand for crops for human consumption and animal feed will increase by at least 100 percent. Food and agribusiness, a $5-trillion global industry, will only get bigger. With an intent to make a difference using Internet of Things (IoT) in...

Matteo Troncone’s life came undone over the course of a few weeks back in 2006. The Mill Valley actor was in the running for a part in “Long Day’s Journey into Night,” only to be cut at the last minute. Then he had a falling out with family, and was almost killed by a Muni bus on Haight Street. “The big kicker,” he said, “was when I got an email fr...