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Augie Nieto, Super Uomo, italian american, italian heritage, italian news, italian traditions

Augie Nieto: The Real Super Uomo

In just a few months, on many a silver screen, we will have our fill of superheroes. A Spiderman who will fly through the sky on a spiderweb, a Greek...
Maestro Jacopo Sipari, Talented Mr. Sipari, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Maestro Jacopo Sipari: Notes from the Talented Mr. Sipari

There are many reasons why music conductor Jacopo Sipari is a hard act to follow. At an age when most are still figuring what to do in life, Sipari,...
Vincenzo Alfieri, Italy's Boy Wonder, Italian Fashion, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Vincenzo Alfieri: Italy's Boy Wonder

Although he may be young, actor and director Vincenzo Alfieri is hardly the new kid on the block. Born in Salerno, Italy in 1986, he has dreamt of...
Italy’s Fontani Mosaici, The Art of Beauty, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Italy’s Fantini Mosaici: The Art of Beauty

We live in a modern world; one where we communicate by text messages, watch more t.v. than we should, and rush around the day with barely enough time...
Gadgets, Gismos, and Fashion Gremlins, italian fashion, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Gadgets, Gismos, and Fashion Gremlins: Spring’s Latest Wave of Accessories

Accessories are, without a doubt, as exciting as they are unpredictable. One year, we are all wearing UGG boots, (the most searched fashion item on...
Dick Marconi, On being Numero Uno, Orange County, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Dick Marconi: On being Numero Uno

If the name Dick Marconi does not ring a bell, then his accomplishments surely will. Race car driver, humanitarian, artist, and the co-founder of a...
Gucci stores inside Galleria Montenapoleone in Milan

The Expansion of la Moda Italiana - Fashion’s New Frontier

In 1984, a young and ambitious Madonna, who was on the brink of superstardom, told Dick Clark on American Bandstand that her dream was “To rule the...
Gina Lollobrigida in all her beauty

From Italy with Love: La Moda Italiana

In the world of Italian fashion, we owe a lot to a woman named Gina. Gina Lollobrigida that is. After the war, when America was still struggling and...
signs saying “Chiuso per Ferie, Closed for vacation” will suddenly start cropping up

The Joys of Italy’s Ferragosto: A Tradition From Ancient Roman Times

We all have our vacations. But where on this earth will you find one nation who closes down, packs up, and goes off to rejuvenate all at one time? In...
Every day, in every city, at almost every corner, an Italian will be at a bar (coffee house), standing up, sipping an espresso while chatting with the barista or the person next to them.

Il Caffé Italiano: Pouring into our Hearts, One Tazza at a Time

Before Americans knew what a caffé macchiato or a cappuccino with its delicate froth was or had the pleasure of experiencing a true espresso, we...

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