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Chris Zizza Awarded Chamber Member of the Year


C&R Flooring president Chris Zizza – along with fellow co-founders, Lynn Bucossi and Kevin Ryan, of the Friends of the Valley Foundation – are the recent recipients of the 2013 Chamber Member of the Year Award, presented annually by the Mount Snow Valley Chamber of Commerce. The 2013 Annual Chamber Gala- held November 21st at the Grand Summit Hotel in West Dover, Vermont- honored and recognized exceptional chamber member organizations that have made a significant impact in the area. Nominations were solicited from across the community for the awards. The sold-out dinner was well attended by local business owners, employees, ...

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Chris Zizza Receives 2013 Ellis Island Medal of Honor


Chris Zizza, president of C & R Flooring in Needham, received the 2013 Ellis Island Medal of Honor on May 11.

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A song of the streets of Boston

Nick Argiro Buying his Daily Fruit on Salem Street (North End of Boston), 1982

There is a reason that reality show producers from all over the country make Boston their first choice to mine new talent. Our city has a scruffy vitality, a vibrant underside, rambunctious characters who speak with salty language in an accent that is virtually impossible to master. There is no place like Boston to take in a kaleidoscopic look into real people: the shabby, the chic and everything in between. And Boston Italians are truly certainly among the most colorful. Listening to Italians debate, about who makes the best espresso (Some say Wy, the Chinese American who has worked behind ...

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Italian Company Vibram Opens Flagship Store on Newbury Street


Known for its patented shoe FiveFingers, the Italian company Vibram is looking to make an impression on Boston shoppers.

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Photos from Boston Wine Expo 2012


Photos by Franco Sacchi at the 2012 Boston Wine Expo.

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New Challenge for Lesser Known Italian Wineries in Massachussetts


We checked out this year's Boston Wine Expo, noticing many good but already known wines... but what about all the great ones that fall under the radar?

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Celtics’ Garnett to Buy Into A.S. Roma

Kevin Garnett (original photo by Keith Allison)

Kevin Garnett reportedly seeking to invest in Italian team recently purchased by Boston-based team of investors.

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Boston Therapeutics Gets First Sales of SUGARDOWN™ in Italy


Boston Therapeutics, Inc., a developer of diabetes therapeutics, announced it has secured its first purchase order for distribution of SUGARDOWN(TM) in Italy.

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Giardini di Sole Event With Micaela Alfonsi: Photos


On Dec. 3, 2011, Giardini di Sole in the SoWa district held a private event with Micaela Alfonsi, fourth generation jeweler.

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Big Italian Cheese Comes to Concord


A 400-pound cheese from Rifugio Crucolo was delivered in Concord, where a huge crowd gathered to welcome the round giant.

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Italian Super Car Party – Pictures


The Vintage Lounge Boston recently hosted an Italian car party, showing off a number of blazing new Fiat 500s. Here are some pictures of the event.

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Neiman Marcus Welcomes Ducati

Ducati at Neiman Marcus

The Neiman Marcus store in Boston welcomed a few blazing hot Ducati motorcycles for the launch of its fall collection.

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