The Daily Beast
Palermo Is Not Just for Mafiosi AnymoreBy Alia Akkam
For decades, Sicily was a haven for the Mafia. As their grip loosens, the island, and particularly its capital city, is morphing into a fashionable, gorgeous hotbed of tourism.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Eating it up, Italian style - Sun, 17 Aug 2014 PST
The beans for this soup were fed one by one into an empty potbellied wine bottle, then covered with water and flavored with hand-picked sage, fresh garlic, salt and peppercorns, and left to simmer in the dying embers of last night's cooking fire.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Sea level and climate forcing of the Sr isotope composition of late...
Sr isotope records from marginal marine basins track the mixing between seawater and local continental runoff, potentially recording the effects of sea level, tectonic, and climate forcing in marine fossils and sediments.
Italy says two boat migrants die, 1,500 saved as total passes 100,000 : August 15, 2014,
Two boat migrants died among almost 1,500 rescued by Italy in the last 24 hours, authorities said that on Friday as the total number reaching Italian shores this year passed 100,000.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
China's Brilliance mulls Italy car plant, prime minister says
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said that Chinese carmaker Brilliance China Automotive Holdings had expressed an interest in opening a plant in Italy.
MSC uncorks three wine-themed Mediterranean sailings
MSC uncorks three wine-themed Mediterranean sailings MSC Splendia will offer three wine-themed cruises this fall on Mediterranean sailings.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
This hybrid-powered Morgan concept sketch looks like a WWII-era Batmobile
Everyone is good at something: JJ Abrams has lens flares, Paula Deen has deep-frying, and Michael Bay has explosions .
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Pizza with heavenly burrata, Parma ham and pan-roasted figs. Oh yes
Rowena Dumlao-Giardina resides in Italy, cooking and photographing her family's interesting meals on Apron and Sneakers .
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Courthouse Mural Room Makes Santa Barbara County's History a Work of Art
Walls paint a vivid - if not always accurate - picture of how we got here, and Courthouse Legacy Foundation aims to preserve it for generations to come Loretta Redd, a board member of the Santa Barbara County Courthouse Legacy Foundation, never tires of talking about the Mural Room, which is a popular place for tourists and locals alike.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Italy: EFL Teacher
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Eni cutbacks bring welcome relief to Europe's oil refiners
Plans by Italian oil major Eni to slash its refining business by more than half could squeeze out a quarter of Europe's refining overcapacity, bringing the ailing sector badly needed relief.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
The Weekly Standard
Until recently, Italian mystery writers did not loom large in the criminous hierarchy, and the genre was not viewed respectfully by Italian critics.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
New York Daily News
Brooklyn Italian festival dates up in the air
Organizers hoped to move the Festa di Santa Rosalia up a week in Bensonhurst, but the Mayor's office hasn't responded to the group's request.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Kane Co. Chronicle
Gaetano's Batavia set to open Tuesday
The couple sought the funds because they expected improvements and equipment installation at the space to exceed $220,000.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Horse in a harness hangs from a helicopter in Italy.
Emergency crews in Palermo, Italy, used a helicopter to lift this animal to safety after it fell off a cliff.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
REVIEW: Happy returns to Bossier City's L'Italiano
To celebrate my husband's recent birthday, we decided to visit an old friend -- L'Italiano, just across from the Bossier Arts Council.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The China Post
Italian police arrest 5 accused of 'massacre'on the Mediterranean
Italian police have arrested five migrants accused of the grisly murder of scores of fellow would-be refugees when fighting broke out on a boat making the treacherous crossing to Europe, local media reported.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Taste Sicily's staples, from seafood to cous cous
At Relais Angimbe, a country resort amid olive and citrus groves about 25 miles from Trapani or Palermo, crunchy cous cous patties in squid ink and saffron-onion sauce is served, plus Tunisian-style brik stuffed with bluefish in olive oil and shrimp sauce.
South China Morning Post
Stabbed, then thrown overboard: Italian police tell of horrific struggle aboard migrant boat
Italian police arrested five men yesterday on suspicion of murdering and throwing overboard dozens of migrants crossing from Libya.