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Interview: Consul General Pastorelli Looks Back at First Year in Office

After one year in office, we ask the Italian Consul General for New England to recap the work done so far, as well as the challenges still ahead.

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“Street Corner Society” revisited

On Jan. 8 of this year, Mario Di Leo and I visited the Schlesinger Library ...

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Gino Colafella: The Mayor’s Barber with Big Shoes To Fill

After his lifetime partner officially retired, North End barber Gino Colafella talks of his shop ...

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St. Pio Celebration

When: June 22, 2014 Where: St. Leonard’s Church, Hanover Street, Boston (North End). (Photo by ...

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Enjoying Siena After Sixty

Siena is one of Italy’s most beautiful medieval cities, well worth a trip even if you are only in Tuscany for a few days.

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Italy’s Monuments Looking for Donors

The Colosseum is being renovated through funds from Tod’s, Bulgari is sprucing up the Spanish Steps and Fendi is refurbishing the Trevi Fountain.

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Spoleto: Trekking In and Out of Town

We chose to stay in Spoleto for six days because of its location in southern Umbria. We were not disappointed.

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New Rules at Italian State Museums

As of July 1st, new rules are being applied to visits of Italy’s state museums, such as the Uffizi in Florence.

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Is Arutas Beach (Sardinia)

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Throwback Thursday: Bartali and Coppi at the Tour de France

Two similar but at the same time different images of Italy’s greatest cycling champions Gino ...

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Offida (Marche)

Offida, a little Town in the Marche, in the Province of Ascoli Piceno.

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Throwback Thursday: Abruzzo Grand Prix, circa 1930

Prince and Princess of Piemont, heirs to the Italian throne, arrive to the Car and Motorcycle Abruzzo Grand Prix, circa 1930.

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