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Grillo Crows, Renzi Troubled by Big City Election Results

Judith Harris

Elections for city mayors are never pure reflections of national trends, but are warning shots across the bow, in this case, of Premier Matteo Renzi's ship of state. As Renzi...

Pizza! A Woman’s Job Is Never Done

Letizia Airos

Giorgia Caporuscio may not be an astronaut, but her occupation is fairly uncommon among women. For her, making pizza and teaching people how to make pizza – in America no less...

Surge in Cultural Tourism to Italy

Juidith Harris

Good news on the tourism front: cultural tourism is on the rise in Italy, in a trend that contradicts what's happening elsewhere in Europe. In 2015, the ì visitors to Italian...

Italy Celebrates Easter

Juidith Harris

This Easter Holy Week is marked by sorrow for the deaths in Spain of young students, including seven Italian girls, in a tragic bus accident, and by the wanton terrorist violence...

The Italian Wine Revolution

Rosemary D'Avernia

Luciano Pignataro, a journalist for Naples’ Il Mattino—the leading newspaper in Southern Italy—has spent the last thirty years writing about agriculture and the last twenty...

Elena Ferrante. Italy’s Best-selling and Most Secretive Author

Judith Harris

Lavishly praised throughout the English-speaking world and somewhat more controversial at home, Neapolitan author Elena Ferrante is a literary phenomenon whose identity is an...

On the Road to Naples I Discovered Why Italian American Politicians are their Own Worst Enemies

Jerry Krase

Italian American politicians adhere to a corollary given by the 6th century BCE Chinese general Sun Tzu who wrote the Art of War. It was uttered by Michael Corleone in The...

Puffy Little Balls in Honey. Struffoli for Christmas

Michele Scicolone

For many Italians, it would not seem like Christmas without struffoli.

Tending to the Heritage

Judith Harris

At Pompeii, medical researchers and archaeologists are studying the new CAT scans of the skeletal remains of no less than 30 individuals who died in the eruption of 79 AD. And at...

Vesuvius: The Waiting Game

Judith Harris

This week the mayors of 25 townships bordering Mount Vesuvius are meeting to discuss evacuation plans for what experts call an inevitable future eruption. Scary? Yes -- the most...

The Mayor “Of the Streets”, Between Past and Present

i. I.

Two months of intense organizational efforts from i-Italy between Naples and New York, a great collaboration with the Consulate General and the other institutions of Sistema...

Tales of Two Cities

George De Stefano

Naples' Mayor Luigi de Magistris talks about immigration and the ties between his city and New York

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