La Gazzetta Italiana

April Birthdays

April 2019
As we celebrate the arrival of spring, we also celebrate the birthdays of well-known Italians and Italian Americans. Perhaps the most famous of those born in April is Leonard da Vinci; the multi-talented Italian was born on April 15. Christopher...


29th Annual Italian Heritage Club of Benedictine High School

April 2019
The Italian Heritage Club of Benedictine High School announces its 29th Annual Festa to be held in the Benedictine High School cafeteria on Saturday, April 27, 2019. From 6:30 p.m. – 11 p.m. attendees will enjoy dinner, dancing and music. All...


Little Italy: Toronto

April 2019
This month, we head a little farther north to find our featured Little Italy. Nestled in between the hip Trinity Bellwoods and cozy Palmerston neighborhoods, Toronto, Canada’s Little Italy is a pocket of culture in the heart of the city. From...


Italian Language Lessons at WRHS

April 2019
The Cleveland History Center, in collaboration with NOIA Foundation is pleased to continue offering a series of Basic and Intermediate Italian Language classes taught by Serena Scaiola, a native speaker of Italian with many years of teaching...


Italians are blaming extreme weather conditions for the plummet in Italy's olive harvest

April 2019
Italians are blaming extreme weather conditions for the plummet in Italy’s olive harvest – the worst in 25 years. A 57% plunge in the country’s olive harvest could leave Italy dependent on imports beginning in April, a leading climate scientist has...


Rome's ancient Largo di Torre Argentina will be restored

April 2019
Rome’s ancient Largo di Torre Argentina will be restored and opened to the public in 2021. The sacred square once housed four Roman temples and was adjoined by the Theatre of Pompey, Rome’s first permanent theatre and the spot where Julius Caesar...


A long-lost Caravaggio painting discovered in French in 2014 was unveiled in London

April 2019
A long-lost Caravaggio painting discovered in the attic of an old house in the southwestern French city of Toulouse in 2014 was unveiled in London last month. Believed to be worth more than $100 million, the painting depictsSUBSCRIBE NOW! online +...


Morgan Motor Company is to be bought by an Italian Investment firm

April 2019
Morgan Motor Company, one of the last remaining British-owned carmakers, is to be bought by an Italian Investment firm. The 110-year-old classic sports car firm sold a majority holding to Italy’s Investindustrial which owns stakes in a broad range...


An Italian mafia "super-fugitive" has been arrested

April 2019
An Italian mafia “super-fugitive,” Marco Di Lauro, has been arrested in Naples after 14 years on the run. Considered the second-most dangerous man in Italy, Di Lauro (38) was arrested without a fight last month at his home. SUBSCRIBE NOW! online +...


MUST READ: The Milan Thriller Series by Jack Erickson

March 2019
“I love mysteries. I love reading them. I love writing them.” Author Jack Erickson recently spent some time with La Gazzetta Italiana, albeit virtually as he’s currently traveling Australia and Asia, giving us some insight into his life and...


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