Entrepreneurship Opens The Door To Heritage and a Dual Life

As Founder and CEO, Cassandra bills herself as a “personal trip planner and expert in slow-travel and authentic experiences throughout Italy. Photo by Maria Riazanova

As Founder and CEO, Cassandra bills herself as a “personal trip planner and expert in slow-travel and authentic experiences throughout Italy. Photo by Maria Riazanova

Is New York the most Italian city in the United States? For over one hundred years her harbors and airports have accepted (though not always welcomed, at first) millions of Italian immigrants who settled in enclaves across Brooklyn, the Bronx, and all of the boroughs, establishing restaurants, bakeries, and grocery stores that successfully recreated some of the best parts of life in the “old country.” So it’s not surprising that New York City is home to the largest...

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