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A Russian yacht keeps mysteriously disappearing

January 2023
A luxury yacht owned by a Russian oligarch that was supposedly seized under EU sanctions mysteriously disappeared from a port on the Italian island of Sardinia this summer. The 72-foot Aldabra is owned by Dmitry Mazepin, the billionaire owner of a...


Sheep pastures to revive Pompeii

January 2023
In late November, a flock of lawn-mowing sheep were released to trim unruly grass surrounding the ruins of Pompeii as part of an agricultural initiative for the site that also includes plans to revive ancient vineyards. The 150 sheep arrived in...


The Italian population is getting older and older

January 2023
Italy is ageing at a considerably faster rate than its EU peers, with the country’s population having fallen to under 59 million, The Italian National Institute of Statistics (Istat) said last month. Such significant population decline is a major...


On the Cover: The Greek Theatre of Taormina

January 2023
The Greek Theatre of Taormina is without question the most important feature for sightseers in Taormina. The ancient theatre boasts a very fortunate natural setting, with splendid views of the Calabrian coast, the Ionian coast of Sicily and the...


In the Cucina with La Gazzetta - Creamy Pea and Pancetta Pasta

January 2023
In this column we share the cuisine and recipes of Italy and our Italian American communities. Each month we feature recipes curated from our research and those shared by LGI readers.Food and cooking are important aspects of our cultural identity...


NIAF Now Accepting Applications for Scholarships

January 2023
Thanks to the generosity of the Italian American community, the National Italian American Foundation has awarded over $10,000,000 in scholarships since its founding. NIAF administers nearly 200 scholarships annually, ranging in value from $2,500 to...


NOIA Foundation $20,000 High School Scholarship

January 2023
Encourage Your Students to Apply! Pronto! The Northern Ohio Italian American Foundation (NOIA) is the region’s premier organization dedicated to supporting the community in ways that celebrate Italian heritage. The organization is comprised of the...


“Of Blood and Love: Growing Up on Federal Hill” by Carmine Sarracino An Excerpt: "Sunday Mornings"

January 2023
They came with little brown cardboard boxes tied with string. Inside were spiradelli, (which we called shfoolyadel), filo dough pastries with fine spiraled ridges in a semi-circle, with a yellow cream center, sprinkled with powdered sugar. And...


National Italian American Foundation Announces 2022 Region of Honor: Tuscany

January 2023
The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is pleased to announce Tuscany as 2022's Region of Honor. Following a successful regional visit where NIAF’s Board of Directors met with the President of the Region of Tuscany and local government...


Explore Italy: Regional Cuisine, Culture and Language at the Italian American Museum of Cleveland

January 2023
Explore Italy's regional cuisine, culture, and language with Dr. Paola Basile, Professor of Italian Studies, Lake Erie College During the 6-class seminar, attendees will explore various facets of six different Italian regions, including the...


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