Columbus Day – A National Holiday Columbus Day is a national holiday that commemorates the landing of Christopher Columbus in..
What Happened to Niña, Pinta and Santa Maria? Everyone knows the names of the three ships that sailed on Christopher..
In ancient Rome, the New Year began on March 1. At that time, the calendar consisted of only 10 months..
As Christmas is just around the corner, we bring to you some traditions and customs from the central and southern..
Natale viene una sola volta un’anno. This time-honored proverb, translated as “Christmas comes but once a year,” originated in Italy…
Immigrants Seeking the American Dream Although many of the Italian immigrants that came to America settled in major cities such..
Italian Immigrants and Organized Labor The history of labor, its organization and impact on the workplace has long been examined..
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Ten of Italy’s Loveliest Piazzas There is perhaps no better way to enjoy Italy than to spend an evening with..