Lavinia Pisani

“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, at the turn of the 20th century. The founder of Wired magazine is a son of …

If the idea of living longer has ever intrigued you, Valter Longo’s Fasting Mimicking Diet may be the secret. Associate Professor of Gerontology and Biological Sciences, as well as the Hanson Chair of Biogerontology at the University of Southern California …

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 my dad was 18 on vacation to the U.S. He was staying with a friend …

Those who have Neapolitan origins know what San Gregorio Armeno stands for: Christmas Nativity tradition. Wandering on the namesake street, in the heart of Campania’s city, searching for the best artisan figures is a must have experience for both locals …

“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 Tony Award nominee Nivola faces by carrying Italian roots. It was the performance …

The doors of the National Italian American Foun-dation (NIAF) opened up to current President & Operating Officer John M. Viola when he was 16 years old. It was Diana Femia, a family’s friend, who first took Viola to a Gala …

Inside the American Tourister suitcase was a historical treasure. Over two hundred items including photographs, two postcards, two photo albums of pasta factories and five maps were donated to John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, the Queens College first founded …

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. “My grandfather was born in Sicily and grew up in Calabria and came to America when …

Zeno Pisani was meant to shine among the Hollywood stars. For more than 20 years he has been speeding across the roads of Beverly Hills, West Hollywood and Rodeo Drive, jumping from an exclusive meeting to another. Apparently, he is living …

J. Marchini Farms revolutionized the radicchio industry introducing the Italian style to California. Based in Le Grand, CA, Joe Marchini is the head and soul behind Mr. Radicchio. This is clear looking at his face printed on the radicchio jars …