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Monday night candlelight Vigil - Lighting Up of City Hall for Italy Earthquake Victims

Monday Night Candlelight Vigil - Lighting Up of City Hall for Italy Earthquake Victims

A message from Mayor Eric Garcetti, Councilman Joe Buscaino and Italian Consul General Antonio Verde: we invite you to attend a candlelight vigil on...
Italy's Earthquake: Friday's Updates

Italy's Earthquake: Friday's Updates

As reported by ANSA agency, Italian Civil Protection Department the number of losses from Wednesday's earthquake is 267. 207 people died in Amatrice...
Italy's Earthquake: The Latest on The Day After

Italy's Earthquake: The Latest on The Day After

According to the Italian Protezione Civile, 241 people have died following the eartquake which hit Central Italy. After the prefecture in Ascoli...
Italy's Earthquake: The Latest

Italy's Earthquake: The Latest

According to Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, at least 120 people have been killed and 368 injured in an earthquake that hit a mountainous area...
Earthquake Strikes Central Italy

Earthquake Strikes Central Italy

On Wednesday night, a magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck central Italy, leaving people dead and injured. The center of the eartquake was in Accumoli and...
Columbus Day today is a public celebration open to all those who share the warmth, the flavors, the history, and the values of Italy in the United States

Columbus Day vs. Indigenous People’s Day?

Recently, at City Hall East, Press Conference Room, it was held a discussion among representatives from the Indigenous Community and the Italian-...
Professor Justin Raccanello lives in London, England

Discovering Italian Maiolica with Professor Justin Raccanello

The beauty of the Italian Maiolica and the Renaissance Lustre Pottery have been the main topics of the lecture held by professor Justin Raccanello...
Father Giuseppe Cataldo, a pioneering missionary in the Pacific Northwest, founded Gonzaga University in Spokane in 1887 to serve the growing Catholic population in the area. (Gonzaga University Archives)

Giuseppe Cataldo: Pioneer Missionary and the Last of the Black Robes

In 1881, a stash of silver dollars, 936 of them to be exact, bought 320 acres of land overlooking the Spokane River in eastern Washington. At the...
Lumache (pasta “snails”) with raw Sun Gold tomatoes and avocado. | Credit: Nathan Hoyt/Forktales 2016

Of Pasta, Prodigies, and Sun Golds

Every now and then someone sends me a message that’s a real charmer. Here’s one I received about a recipe that appears in my first cookbook, Pasta...
Let’s Visit Lecce, The “Florence of the South”

Let’s Visit Lecce, The “Florence of the South”

Victoria takes us to Lecce, a town in Puglia which has been called the "Florence of the South". Like so many Italian cities, Lecce has a fascination...
The small covered bridge connects the magnificent Doge's Palace, home of the city's ruler and also the courts of justice with the damp, dark, dingy city "new prison" across the canal

Six Facts About the Bridge of Sighs

The Bridge of Sighs in Venice is an iconic location. Tourists flock to take its picture, lovers and selfie sticks jostling for the best view. But few...
Sicily: Beauty walks nearby Agrigento

Sicily: Beauty walks nearby Agrigento

Roxana Iacoban takes us to Agrigento on her last day in Sicily. Beauty walks: Punta Bianca Sunday had arrived. Only the 3rd day in Sicily and it...
Rio 2016: Elia Viviani (Men's Omnium) Get Gold, Rachele Bruni (10 Km Marathon Swim) Goes Silver

Rio 2016: Elia Viviani (Men's Omnium) Gets Gold, Rachele Bruni (10 Km Marathon Swim) Goes Silver

Italy’s Elia Viviani was able to go into the final event with the omnium lead and he held it throughout the points race to win the gold medal after...
Sardinian traditional costumes are one of the most typical Sardinian folklore is striking for the variety, richness and beauty

Is Sardinia the Haven of Eternal Life?

A handful of days ago British company Tiziana Life acquired some very important Italian stuff: genes. Let me explain you better: Tiziana Life bought...
Rio 2016: Niccolò Campriani (Men's 10m air rifle) Wins Gold, Tania Cagnotto (Diving) Gets a Bronze

Rio 2016: Niccolò Campriani (Men's 10m air rifle) Wins Gold, Tania Cagnotto (Diving) Gets a Bronze

Niccolo Campriani, the Italian competing in shooting at Rio 2016, wins his second medal of Rio as he defends his 2012 gold medal in the 50m rifle 3...

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