La Gazzetta Italiana

Wedding Florals

September 2016
“Roses are by far the tried and true number one wedding flower,” claims Frank DeNegris of Mayfield Floral in Mayfield Heights. Twenty-six years in the industry, DeNegris labels roses the “Hall-of-Famer in the world of weddings,...


“I Promessi Sposi”

September 2016
“The Betrothed” (I Promessi Sposi) by Alessandro Manzoni is considered one of the masterpieces of world literature and certainly the most famous novel in Italian literature.  First published in 1827 (and in English in 1828), this...


Scandal - Wedding - Divorce

September 2016
L’indimenticabile storia d’amore tra l’attrice svedese Ingrid Bergman ed il regista italiano Roberto Rossellini ha rappresentato anche uno dei grandi scandali di Hollywood.  Nel marzo del 1949 durante le riprese di Stromboli...


The Magic of Villa Zingale

September 2016
In the rolling hills of Tuscany sits a charming set of mustard villas, sparkling pools, and acres upon acres of olive and grape trees owned by the Zingale family. The villas have been around for between 50 and 1,000 years; they’ve seen war in...


Fennel & Fig Infused Vodka

September 2016
A savory seasonal infusion. Ingredients18 Oz. Vodka½ lb. Dried Black Mission figs, quartered1 Small fennel bulb, thinly sliced3 or 4 Fresh Black Mission figs, halved DirectionsIn an airtight container, combine the vodka, dried figs and...


September 2016 Events

September 2016
Summer comes to an end, but festivals and traditional celebrations do not! Venice (Aug. 4) – Regatta Storica. Oar boat races featuring men, women and children are staged following a parade. Hundreds of people in costume take part in the...


Newspaper Archive

August 2016
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Almost 1.4 million asylum requests were filed in 2015 in Europe

August 2016
The European Asylum Support Office in Brussels reported that almost 1.4 million requests were filed in 2015, the highest number since 2008. Germany, Hungary, Sweden, Austria, and Italy top the list of countries welcoming the highest number of...


Rome’s newly elected Mayor, Virginia Raggi, promises a solution in relocating migrants

August 2016
Rome’s newly elected Mayor, Virginia Raggi, promises a solution in relocating dozens of migrants from North Africa and Ethiopia who have been living on the streets. The migrant center where they had been staying was closed due to a court...


Pope Francis met with the parents of 19-year-old Beau Solomon

August 2016
Pope Francis met with the parents of 19-year-old Beau Solomon who was the victim of a recent robbery-homicide in Rome. The University of Wisconsin student was in Italy for summer classes at John Cabot University. In a private morning session, Pope...


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