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  • Editorial. This issue celebrates creativity on the streets of Harlem, spotlighting three Italian artists’ contributions to the wonderful Audubon Project. And, as we do for every end-of-year issue,we’ve also nominated a “Person of the Year.” Two people, actually, two women from Puglia, two rivals on the court and friends in real life—tennis players Flavia Pennetta and Roberta Vinci, stars of the all-Italian US Open women’s final.
  • It’s fashionable to build numbered lists, so here goes with 10 Christmas gifts which Italy gave the world in 2014. These gifts range from a coffee maker for an international space ship to eco-friendly fashions, and from ancient art to rubbish art.
  • Life & People
    N.L.(December 20, 2014)
    Although in Italy the December holiday season is commonly called "Christmas Holidays", its traditions are far from being merely religious.Christian, pagan and lay themes are indeed strictly interwoven. This is visible even in the Presepe (Crèche), whose origins go back to St. Francis who staged the first living Nativity Scene back in 1223.
  • Dining in & out: Articles & Reviews
    Natasha Lardera(December 18, 2014)
    Every Italian region has its time-honored dishes that happen to be the real “stars” of the table. These are dishes that are synonymous of Christmas and every holiday season, year after year, they are prepared with care and respect for tradition.
  • Dining in & out: Articles & Reviews
    Natasha Lardera(December 12, 2014)
    A slice of panettone and a flute of champagne (or prosecco)… there is no more Italian way to wish a happy holiday season. It’s a ritual in many homes where panettone is a welcomed guest after every meal. Giving panettone is not a simple act of kindness but a gesture rich in history and tradition
  • Dining in & out: Articles & Reviews
    M. T.(November 06, 2014)
    Located in Chelsea at 546 Avenue of the Americas, Crave It is the perfect place to taste the most delicious Italian “cappuccino and cornetto” ...and much more. Eat.it, Love.it., Crave.it . Upon entering the shop, your nose picks up the scent of freshly baked cornetti and your eyes bulge at the sight of its beautiful and luminous display cases showcasing a pageantry of pastries

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