The Roots of the Soul: How You Can Obtain Italian Citizenship & Restore Your Heritage

H ome, family: there’s nothing quite like it, in the end. There’s nothing quite like going back and discovering where you truly come from. I...

New Orleans apologizes to lynched Italians

O n the 14th of March 1891, 11 people were accused of the murder of the chief of police. They were acquitted, but it ended up in a pogrom: the...

Expression of the Day: Non ci piove

Non ci piove literally means “it doesn’t rain on it” but it hardly has anything to do with rainy days. In fact, non ci piove stands for the English “...

Ferrazzano: Giovanni Di Niro and the toiling Molisans who made America great

Though ancient, the aerie of Ferrazzano has survived unspoiled into the 21st century. The medieval village of Samnite origin also gave birth to actor...

San Francisco’s celebrations of Leonardo and his genius coming to an end in May

Seventy years and counting. The Leonardo da Vinci Society of San Francisco celebrates its birthday after its creation in 1949. Three women - Countess...

Michelangelo, his father’s son

It is often reported that kids today no longer go out to the streets to play with their friends and to engage in discovering novel adventures, as it...

Has getting a $1 house in Italy just become easier?

Our readers may remember we did tackle the subject before: there are homes for sale in Italy for just 1 euro. Mind, the news made it big in the US,...

Word of the day: Ecco

Ecco , which comes from the Latin ecce , is a very versatile adverb indeed: we use it on its own, to present you with something we promised , when we...
Members of the Arciconfraternita del Carmine

Faith, tradition, identity: Easter as the symbol of Italy’s own heritage

For Christian Catholics, Holy Week is the most spiritually pregnant moment of the year, even more than Christmastime. But in Italy, this is a time...
Olio d’oliva ambasciatore dell’agroalimentare negli Stati Uniti

Olio d’oliva ambasciatore dell’agroalimentare negli Stati Uniti

L’olio d’oliva ambasciatore dell’agroalimentare negli Stati Uniti. È la riflessione dell’Associazione italiana dell’industria olearia, sugli ultimi...