La Gazzetta Italiana

MUST GO: La Vendemmia in Italy

November 2019
In a country known for wine production, the harvest season in Italy is an important time of year. Cities, towns and villages across the country celebrate vendemmia, a word specific to the Italian culture meaning “harvest of the grapes,” with...


Little Italy: Boston

November 2019
Boston è sempre stata il fulcro dell’immigrazione negli Stati Uniti, sin dai tempi in cui fu fondata dai puritani inglesi in fuga dalle persecuzioni nei loro Paesi. Nel XIX secolo furono gli irlandesi e gli italiani che arrivarono in massa nella...


November Birthdays

November 2019
November is all about giving thanks. We give special thanks to the contributions these Italians and Italian Americans made to our history and culture as we celebrate their birthdays this month. Retired bodybuilder, actor and fitness trainer Lou...


Ancient scrolls charred by the Vesuvius's eruption could be read with a new x-ray technique

November 2019
Ancient scrolls charred by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in AD79 could be read once again with the use of a new x-ray technique say American scientists. The eruption of the volcano destroyed the towns of Pompeii and SUBSCRIBE NOW! online +...


Trash-for-tickets in Rome. A Metro Tickets with 30 empty plastic bottles

November 2019
You can now trade trash for Metro tickets in Rome. With garbage bins overflowing in the streets all over the Eternal City, the local government is using an eco-friendly and innovative way to battle the problem. Machines offer Italians a five cent...


Washington announced 25% TAXS on Pecorino Romano, Parmigiano Reggiano and provolone cheeses

November 2019
Washington announced that over 150 products from across Europe will face a 25 percent tariff starting in mid-October. Pecorino Romano, Parmigiano Reggiano and provolone cheeses were on the long list of tariffs applied to products by President Trump...


Italy’s parliament cut the number of representatives in both houses

November 2019
Italy’s parliament voted to reduce the size of parliament to “save 1 billion euros in a decade.” The plan is to cut the number of representatives in both houses by more than a third. The Five Star Movement, the main party in SUBSCRIBE NOW! online...


Reopen Cinque Terre “Lover’s Lane”

November 2019
Italy will finally reopen Cinque Terre “Lover’s Lane.” The Via dell’Amore (Path of Love or Lover’s Lane), the cliffside walk that links the villages of Riomaggiore and Manarola on northwest Italy’s most famous stretch of coastline, has been at...


LGI's calendar - things to do

October 2019
  Regular meetings of Solon Italian Club: Last Wednesday of each month      7:30 p.m., Solon Community Center New members welcome. Contact Mike Rhea at (216) 337-8407 or This email address is being protected from...


Michelangelo: Mind of the Master

October 2019
The works of Michelangelo (1475–1564) remain an enduring source of awe and fascination more than 500 years after his death. Authored by Emily Peters, curator of prints and drawings at the Cleveland Museum of Art and Julian Brooks, senior curator of...


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