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Founded in 1907, Seattle’s historic Pike Place Market attracts about 10 million tourists and local residents every year. Seventy farmers have fruit and vegetable stalls, and another 160 artists sell their handcrafted products and artwork there. And don’t forget the …

Born and raised in New York, Chef Tara Punzone spent much of her childhood in the kitchen of the sandwich shop her grandparents ran in Brooklyn, watching and learning the art of cooking. Both grandparents were Italian, hailing from Campania …

After six nominations, Paul Giamatti has won the third Golden Globe of his career. During the 81st Golden Globes Awards ceremony held, as usual, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, Kristen Wiig and Will Ferrell presented Giamatti with the award for his …

To say that Iole Alessandrini would travel to the ends of the Earth to capture images of light, time and space is no exaggeration.  In fact, the Seattle artist spent two weeks this past October in the Arctic Circle, traveling …

Journalist and screenwriter, publishing and digital media expert, lover of comics, technology and the innovations it brings. Gianfranco Cordara has a very long and intense career behind him that began at the world’s most famous animation company, Walt Disney Animation. …


In the contemporary design philosophy of Elena Manferdini, beauty, and design belong to everyone. This concept has been the cornerstone of the work of the Italian architect and artist, encompassing both her role as a public artist on an urban …

The great wave of Italian immigrants to the United States began in the 1880s and lasted until 1920. More than four million Italians made the journey, with about 75 percent settling in cities on the East Coast. A small contingent …

The famous Medici Chapels in the Basilica of San Lorenzo in Florence are the resting place of the illustrious Medici family, visited by thousands of tourists every day. All the most notable Medicis are buried inside the New Sacristy, designed …

Louis D’Esposito is one of the primary producers of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the co-president of Marvel Studios. His family is originally from Torre del Greco, Naples, and two of the franchise’s greatest directors, Joe and Anthony Russo, are …

Author and cooking school owner Fabrizia Lanza grew up in Sicily, immersed in the world of food and wine. Raised on her family’s 200-acre agricultural estate in Regaleali, southeast of Palermo, she is part of a well-known Sicilian winemaking family. …


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