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“Maestro” Stefano Pelinga

Mr. Trick Shot: Stefano Pelinga, one of the greates trick shot champions in the world

Discipline and dignity are Stefano Pelinga’s motto. A five-time World Champion in Artistic Pool, the Roman talent is now residing in Las Vegas...
Mr Radicchio Joe Marchini in his farm. After a trip to Italy, he understood that growing radicchio in California would have been a smart business choice and now he exports around the world even to Italy

J. Marchini Farms: Farming the rich soils of California since the 1920’s

J. Marchini Farms revolutionized the radicchio industry introducing the Italian style to California. Based in Le Grand, CA, Joe Marchini is the head...
The Nativity scene to be showcased at Shrine Church of the Most Precious Blood in Manhattan on Dec. 8 is titled "Nativity of Mercy and the Neapolitan Art Lab "La Scarabattola" will be in charge of its realization

Nativity of Mercy in Manhattan

Those who have Neapolitan origins know what San Gregorio Armeno stands for: Christmas Nativity tradition. Wandering on the namesake street, in the...
Francesco Camillo Giorgino, a.k.a. “Millo”

Top 40 Under 40: Urban artist "Millo"

The first time I fell for the work of Francesco Camillo Giorgino, a.k.a. “Millo,” was the second I laid my eyes on one of his murals: a red-painted...
Digital artist, Josh Rossi

Contemporary Florentine Artist

Named one of the Top 200 Best Digital Artists Worldwide by Lürzer’s Archive, Josh Rossi is a blossom of Italian-American love. “My parents met when...
Italian American actor Alessandro Nivola

A Conversation with Italian American Star Alessandro Nivola

“I have often gone to start a film only to find the producers surprised to discover I am American.”- Alessandro Nivola says. This is what this year’s...
"The stories that I told were just a small sampling of the many stories of immigrant experiences there"

Immigrants stories shared by Professor Vincent J. Cannato

Growing up in the suburbs of New York City among a big Italian-American community, Professor Vincent J. Cannato has respect for his Italian origins...
Louis Rossetto founder and former publisher of Wired magazine

A conversation with Wired Magazine founder Louis Rossetto

“No Italians Need Apply” was the sign that Louis Rossetto’s grandparents had to read when they first moved to New York City from Bollengo, Piedmont,...
Bernard Titowsky standing in front of storage space on Austin Street, circa 1978. Photo courtesy: Barbara Krysko

Italian-American immigrants framed

Inside the American Tourister suitcase was a historical treasure. Over two hundred items including photographs, two postcards, two photo albums of...
Chef Bobby Bonsonor Hellen. Photo credit: Lavinia Pisani

Bobby Hellen is loyal to his acquired roots

Chef Bobby Bonsonor Hellen sweats like a water fountain underneath the orange-and-blue New York Mets baseball hat waiting for his grandma pie to be...