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Little Italy: Chicago

February 2019
Little Italy, talvolta chiamata University Village, è un quartiere nel Near West Side di Chicago, delimitato da Ashland Avenue a ovest, Morgan Street a est, Eisenhower Expressway a nord e Roosevelt Road a sud. Oggi  la comunità è composta da...


February Birthdays

February 2019
February is the birth month to some of our favorite Italians. Italian American actor Joe Pesci best known for his roles in “My Cousin Vinny,” “Home Alone” and “Goodfellas,” among other notable films, was born on Feb. 9 in Newark, NJ. His father’s...


Our Writers (Part 2)

February 2019
La Gazzetta Italiana wouldn’t be what it is today without our writers. We are very excited to introduce our readers to some of our regular contributing writers! To our writers: we thank you for your dedication and commitment to La Gazzetta. Your...


Artisan Anthony's

February 2019
Growing up in the restaurant industry, Anthony Quagliata is no stranger around the kitchen. From dishwashing to bussing tables to running a kitchen as the Executive Chef, Anthony is experienced in every facet of restaurant life. It all started when...


Giovanna Caruso Wins Award in Accolade Global Film Competition

February 2019
Giovanna Caruso has won a prestigious Award of Recognition from The Accolade Global Film Competition. The award was given for Caruso’s exciting short film, “A Life Worth Living,” which goes through the emotional struggles of a terrible loss and the...


The city of Matera began its yearlong celebration as European Capital of Culture

February 2019
The city of Matera, in the Basilicata region of southern Italy, began its yearlong celebration as European Capital of Culture on Jan. 19. As the third-oldest city in the world, Matera is today one of Italy’s hottest travel destinations. SUBSCRIBE...


A restaurant now welcomes dogs to dine at the table

February 2019
A restaurant in Albettone near Vicenza now welcomes dogs to dine with owners and fellow customers, for a small cover charge. It’s common in Italy to bring your four-legged friends to dinner and Fabio and Joe Formaggio (also the mayor of the town)...


North Korea's ambassador to Italy has disappeared

February 2019
According to South Korea’s spy agency, North Korea’s ambassador to Italy has disappeared amid unconfirmed reports that he sought asylum from an unidentified Western country. Jo Song-gil (48), the acting North Korean ambassador to Rome, was said to...


The ongoing battle between Venetians and tourists continues

February 2019
The ongoing battle between Venetians and tourists continues as Venice has won approval to introduce an entry fee of up to 10 euros for short-stay tourists to the city. Inhabitants of Italy’s tiny Aeolian Islands have long complained about the...


The Uffizi Gallery is demanding the return of a painting stolen by Nazi troops

February 2019
The Uffizi Gallery is demanding the return of a painting stolen by Nazi troops in 1943 that is now in the hands of a German family. The still life painting “Vase of Flowers” by Jan van Huysum was first displayed in the Florence museum in 1824....


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