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Billionaire Owner Rocco Commisso On Plans For Fiorentina: ‘I Like To Underpromise And Overdeliver’

Billionaire Owner Rocco Commisso On Plans For Fiorentina: ‘I Like To Underpromise And Overdeliver’

| July 11, 2019

U.S. billionaire Rocco Commisso speaks about his plans for Fiorentina after last month completing a deal for the Florence-based team. Source: Billionaire Owner Rocco Commisso On Plans For Fiorentina: ‘I Like To Underpromise And Overdeliver’

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Valentina Cortese, screen diva who earned Oscar nomination for ‘Day for Night,’ dead at 96

Valentina Cortese, screen diva who earned Oscar nomination for ‘Day for Night,’ dead at 96

| July 11, 2019

Ingrid Bergman apologized that she — not Cortese — won the Oscar Source: Valentina Cortese, screen diva who earned Oscar nomination for ‘Day for Night,’ dead at 96

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Italy revokes Steve Bannon’s right to use a monastery for his political “gladiator” school

Italy revokes Steve Bannon’s right to use a monastery for his political “gladiator” school

| June 4, 2019

Bannon planned to teach the art of his brand of politics at the school. Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon’s plans for a far-right nationalist school have been halted by Italian authorities. Bannon hoped to run the school out of an ancient monastery near Rome, but officials say they are revoking rights to the […]

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You can buy a home in this scenic town in Sicily, Italy for $1—but there’s a catch

You can buy a home in this scenic town in Sicily, Italy for $1—but there’s a catch

| June 4, 2019

Mussomeli in Sicily, Italy sits on a steep hillside, has narrow streets and is known for its medieval castle and old churches. As part of a not-for-profit project, there are about 100 homes for sale there for 1 euro each, as long as you’re willing to renovate. Source: You can buy a home in this […]

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Air Italy Facing Headwinds as it Tries to Expand to  North America

Air Italy Facing Headwinds as it Tries to Expand to  North America

| May 8, 2019

But Air Italy’s U.S. expansion is facing scrutiny by Washington lawmakers who say it may violate a commitment made by its shareholder, state-owned Qatar Airways with a 49 percent stake, not to add new flights to the U.S. market. Source: Air Italy expects profits ‘very soon’ despite pilots idled by Boeing crisis

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Washington DC’s Top Chef Fabio Trabocchi To Open Restaurant in Venezia

Washington DC’s Top Chef Fabio Trabocchi To Open Restaurant in Venezia

| April 21, 2019

“Per me è un ritorno emozionante e necessario. Una sorta di sogno nel cassetto”. Non ha saputo resistere al fascino di Venezia, lo chef Fabio Traboccchi, che dopo oltre 20 anni di base a Washington e 6 ristoranti aperti negli States (sotto il nome Fiola e Sfoglina), ha accettato la sfida: ritornare in Italia per […]

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Michéal Castaldo’s 2018–2019 East Coast Christmas Concert Tour Raised over $39K for Various Churches and Organizations

Michéal Castaldo’s 2018–2019 East Coast Christmas Concert Tour Raised over $39K for Various Churches and Organizations

| January 19, 2019

New York City—Michéal Castaldo’s 2018–2019 East Coast Christmas Concert Tour helped raise over $39,000 (in ticket sales and sponsorship) for the following churches and organizations located in the U.S. and Canada: November 17, Christmas in Italia at Richwood United Methodist Church, in Richwood/Mullica Hill, NJ. The sold out concert was proudly supported and sponsored by […]

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The epic story of the map that gave America its name

The epic story of the map that gave America its name

| July 7, 2018

A few hundred years ago, when much of the world was mysterious and unknown, two European humanists came together to produce an extraordinary map of the world. Source: The epic story of the map that gave America its name

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Messaggio dell’Ambasciatore Armando Varricchio in occasione della Festa della Repubblica

Messaggio dell’Ambasciatore Armando Varricchio in occasione della Festa della Repubblica

| June 2, 2018

Care e cari connazionali, amici italo-americani Nel celebrare oggi il 72mo anniversario della Repubblica ricordiamo la scelta di libertà che le Italiane e gli Italiani effettuarono il 2 giugno 1946. Una scelta che ha consentito al nostro Paese di incamminarsi sulla strada della democrazia e del progresso nell’alveo transatlantico ed europeo. Quest’anno ricorre anche il […]

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Mary Sansone, a Grass-Roots Political Godmother, Dies at 101

Mary Sansone, a Grass-Roots Political Godmother, Dies at 101

| May 16, 2018

A  Mary Sansone, a gutsy Brooklyn social worker who created a robust community service organization that bridged racial and ethnic barriers, defied the Mafia and befriended supportive politicians, died on Monday in Brooklyn. She was 101. Source: Mary Sansone, a Grass-Roots Political Godmother, Dies at 101

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Italian-American club celebrates 100th anniversary in Rockford – MYSTATELINE

Italian-American club celebrates 100th anniversary in Rockford – MYSTATELINE

| May 12, 2018

The Saint Ambrogio Society Club celebrated its 100th anniversary on Saturday. The Saint Ambrogio Society began as a club exclusive to those Italian-Americans who migrated to America from the Ferentino region of Italy, but today opens its doors to all peoples and cultures. Source: Italian-American club celebrates 100th anniversary in Rockford – MYSTATELINE

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Italian wine exports: numbers and considerations | DoctorWine

Italian wine exports: numbers and considerations | DoctorWine

| May 7, 2018

The latest data on Italian wine exports show that they have not been able to break the threshold of six billion euros in value. But even at 5.989 billion euros they were a good result compared to 5.623 billion euros in 2016, representing an increase of around 6%. On the downside, if there is one, […]

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