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The Little Flower of New York City - Fiorello LaGuardia

March 2017 | La Gazzetta Italiana
Soprannominato “The Little Flower”, sia per via della traduzione letterale del suo nome che per la sua bassa statura, Fiorello LaGuardia è stato un gigante della politica statunitense. Figlio di un immigrato foggiano e di una...

Arturo Toscanini

March 2017 | La Gazzetta Italiana
Arturo Toscanini was one of the great virtuoso conductors of the 19th and 20th centuries. Known for his photographic memory, perfectionism and intensity, he worked his orchestral detail at all of the leading opera and symphony houses worldwide,...

"Lettuce" Enjoy the Cardini Caesar Salad!

March 2017 | La Gazzetta Italiana
Caesar (Cesare) Cardini and his brother and business partner, Alex (Alessandro), invented the Caesar’s Salad in 1924 at their hotel in Tijuana, Mexico. The combination of romaine lettuce dressed with olive oil, lemon juice, Worcestershire...

Petrosino, The Crime Buster

March 2017 | La Gazzetta Italiana
Giuseppe Petrosino was a New York Mafia-busting policeman who was murdered March 12, 1909 in Sicily during what was supposed to be a top secret, undercover fact-finding mission. An informant asked for a meeting at the piazza in Palermo and, while...

Franca Sozzani: Brilliantly Disturbing

February 2017 | La Gazzetta Italiana
Si è recentemente spenta a soli 66 anni Franca Sozzani, la “signora italiana della moda”. Il mondo delle passerelle piange la scomparsa della storica direttrice di Vogue Italia, deceduta  per una grave malattia contro cui ha...

A Lesson I Couldn't Refuse

February 2017 | Vince Guerrieri
All I needed to know about life, I learned from “The Godfather.” At its heart, it’s a morality tale, asking the age-old question of how evil people become evil. Along the way, it preaches the importance of family (Puzo himself...

The Creator of the Big Mac: A Legend in His Own Right

January 2017 | La Gazzetta Italiana
Si è spento all’età di 89 anni  Michael James “Jim” Delligatti, italo americano inventore del Big Mac, indubbiamente uno degli “ingredienti” più importanti per il successo di McDonald da...

Ciao, Matteo

January 2017 | Jennifer Spitalieri
Matteo Renzi has resigned as Italian Prime Minister after being unreservedly defeated in a referendum to change the constitution. Renzi and his centre-left Democratic Party first introduced a bill in April, 2014 that would have achieved the most...

From Little Italy to the Republican Hall of Fame

December 2016 | La Gazzetta Italiana
Lucy Selvaggio Stickan è molto orgogliosa delle proprie radici italiane. Il nonno paterno, infatti, era originario di Modica, mentre il lato materno della famiglia proviene dalla provincia di Messina. Lucy  è attualmente il...
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