La Gazzetta Italiana

Pope Francis is offering his summer vacation palace as a tourist attraction

November 2016
Pope Francis is offering his summer vacation palace as a tourist attraction. Castel Gandolfo is just outside of Rome and his private apartment has been converted into a museum. The pontiff has visited the palace a couple of times since his election...


Cardinals are protesting a McDonald’s being opened in St. Peter’s Square

November 2016
Cardinals are protesting a McDonald’s being opened in St. Peter’s Square. The red-hatted “Princes of the Church” have complained that the new fast food restaurant is disrespectful of the architectural traditions of the...


Da Michele Pizzeria of Naples is bringing a taste of Italy to London

November 2016
Da Michele Pizzeria of Naples, known as the best pizzeria in the world, is bringing a taste of Italy to London. Opened in Naples in 1870, the pizzeria, where only margherita and marinara pizza are served, is opening a brand in the northwest section...


Fighting food waste in Milan

November 2016
A novel idea in fighting food waste is in the works in Milan where, on Saturday afternoons, market vendors bring their boxes of unsold fruit and vegetables to a local neighborhood where students take the leftover unsold food and distribute it to...


Sting is upset that as many as 40 illegal immigrants worked his estate last year

November 2016
Rock star Sting who owns an 865-acre wine producing estate in Tuscany is reported to be upset that as many as 40 illegal immigrants worked his estate last year. According to investigators, 11 people were implicated with charges of fraud, profiting...


A wine fountain in the Abruzzo region has been inaugurated

November 2016
A wine fountain in the Abruzzo region of central Italy has been inaugurated and is accessible 24/7. The fontana del vino is located in Caldari di Ortona and is completely free; just bring your glass! The fountain helps promote a pilgrimage to the...


Hot Apple Pie

October 2016
This warm apple cider drink makes for the perfect fall cocktail! Ingredients2 oz. TuacaHot apple ciderWhipped creamCinnamon stick for garnish DirectionsPour the Tuaca in an Irish coffee glass. Fill with hot apple cider. Top with whipped cream....


Sister Blandina Was the Fastest Draw in the West

October 2016
Suor Blandina Segale divenne celebre alla fine del 1800 per la sua attività di missionaria nel Far West e per i suoi leggendari incontri con il fuorilegge Billy the Kid, fatto per cui è passata alla storia come “la suora...


"Clevelandizing" the Italian Immigrants

October 2016
Nearly 5 million Italians were “shipped” through New York harbor between 1880 and 1924. For the most part, they were processed through Castle Garden/Ellis Island aka the “Isle of Tears.” New York was but the first stop for...


Letter from Mayor Frank Jackson

October 2016
As Mayor and as a man of Italian descent, I am proud to celebrate Italian American Heritage Month in Cleveland. Italian Americans build upon the diversity of our city in all areas from history and art to education and economic development. Since...


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