The idea of having a bridge connecting Sicily to mainland Italy has been around for a while. And we really do mean a while. Apparently the Romans were the first to pitch the idea thousands of years ago, suggesting that a bridge of boats and barrels could be a way of linking Italy’s ‘foot’ to its ‘ball’.  Over the next several thousand years, a brid...

The wine list of Tenuta Capofaro, one of the five Estates of the Tasca d’Almerita family is the most innovative “Wine List of the World” 2022 according to the magazine “The World of Fine Wine”, which awards the map with an unusual selection of wines or a particular personality that shapes them, after a rigorous selection made by an international ju...

Twenty-five thousand dollars to save 118 Ukrainians, including many children. This is the gesture of two Italian-American entrepreneurs, Tony Di Piazza and Joe Ficalora, who donated this amount to the Orthodox Community of Messina of Father Giovanni Amante to go to the border and help these children. To coordinate everything the community of Father...

Eastern Sicily is a land of art and archeology,  closely linked to the ancient world, as evidenced by the many archaeological wonders on this part of the island. A welcoming land with a mild climate dotted with small and large cities to know and visit. In addition, Sicily is also rich in natural wonders that will make you want to return immediately...

If you are thinking of taking a trip to Sicily to discover the beautiful landscapes and history of the island, you absolutely must know all the food tours to include in your trip! There are many food tours in Sicily that allow you to immerse yourself in the most authentic Sicily and discover, in every dish, a piece of history, the culture of a plac...

Can a nature-defying bridge across the Strait of Messina solve one of Italy's oldest, most basic and seemingly intractable problems: The stagnation and poverty of its southern regions? The divide between wealthy northern Italy and the poorest lands south of Rome – collectively known as the Mezzogiorno – has been the subject of debate ever since Ita...

“It is a useful publication for understanding the event of migration across the Italian ocean in the second half of the nineteenth century which, by its mass character, contributed to defining a particular form of settlement in the reality of the United States. It is very interesting to note that, at that historical point, there are still documents...

Trinacria Theatre Company is proud to announce their latest project: Colapesce: An Audio Adventure. Based off Trinacria’s 2016 stage production La Storia di Colapesce, this new family-friendly listening experience reimagines the Sicilian legend of Colapesce with the same imaginative spirit of the play. A rich soundscape and original music help brin...

A 100-year-old Italian woman has recovered from the coronavirus in a Messina hospital and is being hailed as a symbol of hope in the battle against the virus. Medical staff applauded Concetta Lenzi as she left the Sicilian city's Policlinico 'Martino' Hospital on Wednesday. She was admitted on March 22 and turned 100 on March 28. "When she arrived...

Many times my interviews have given light to people and institutions born in America who work to help Italy, improve the bridge between our two countries, and represent in an excellent way an aspect - territorial, thematic, professional or cultural - of being part of the Italian American community. The friend who is today the protagonist of this in...