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New Business: Giuliano's Prodotti Italiani provides a taste of Italy on Staten Island
"He wanted to give his three daughters the best life possible. He felt America had endless opportunities for his girls," said Sandra Giuliano, his daughter.
9 hrs ago
The Citizens' Voice
Faculty honored for work in and out of class
Margarita Rose, chairwoman of the economics department at King's, will lead a group trip to Uganda in the summer as part of a Fulbright-Hays federal travel grant.
10 hrs ago
PHOTOS: Don't Miss the LGBT Message in Rome's Beautiful Christmas Lights
In a beautiful demonstration of LGBT acceptance, Christmas shoppers in one of Rome's best-known shopping districts are being greeted with rainbow hued lights.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Mariel remains happy even without kids
She said that being happy with what she has now could be a reason having kids is far from their minds.
Pope Francis venerated St. Anthony relic that will brought to Staten Island
Pope Francis touched a relic of St. Anthony of Padua that will be venerated on Staten Island on Thursday at Our Lady Star of the Sea R.C. Church in Huguenot as part of a worldwide tour.
Italian visiting architecture professor at Drury University stresses breadth
Italian Filippo Caprioglio, the first visiting professor at Drury University's Hammons School of Architecture, has given fifth-year architecture students a broader view of what their career might be like.
However, if you're after the indulgence without the hefty price tag, it's worth looking beyond the heart of Champagne and towards wines, still made by the traditional method, but from other regions of Europe and the New World.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
San Jose Mercury News
Resources: A peek inside homes of design icons
The coffee-table book "Beyond Chic: Great Fashion Designers at Home" by Ivan Terestchenko features 19 residences, including those of Yves Saint Laurent, Giorgio Armani and Reed Krakoff, as well as exotic locations such as Venice, Italy; Paris; Marrakesh, Morocco; and Luxor, Egypt.
More and more Italians marrying foreigners, new study shows
Venice, December 5 - More and more Italians are marrying non-Italians, the Leone Moressa Foundation for immigration research made known Thursday.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Huffington Post
Off Track Planet: Poveglia Island: Like Hell, But in Italy
With several hundred years of cruel death on its soil, stepping foot on Poveglia Island is a sure way to scare yourself stupid.
New Zealand shines at 2013 Venice Biennale
New Zealand's artist for the 2013 Venice Biennale, Bill Culbert, in the doorway of the New Zealand pavilion in Venice.
Retired M-A English teacher Joseph Fuchs is exhibiting his paintings at Cafe Zoe in Menlo Park
An old friend has returned to Menlo Park. An exhibit of paintings by Joseph Fuchs is on display at Cafe Zoe through January 5. To locals, Joseph may be better known as "Mr. Fuchs," an English teacher who taught at Menlo-Atherton High School for 33 years before retiring.
"Creatures" Become Furniture : the Latest Contest by Formabilio
The entries are called to design furniture pieces or home accessories that reproduce the funny, sly, sweet or know-it-all aspect, the gentle or aggressive character, of small creatures ready to invade our homes.
Miami Dade College's Museum of Art + Design presents Rituales en Haiti, an exhibition of photographs by Spanish-born photographer Cristina Garcia Rodero, opening in conjunction with Art Basel Miami Beach 2013.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Benson Hotel unveils gingerbread replica of 1913 downtown Portland
The Benson Hotel unveiled the centerpiece of its annual holiday display on Wednesday, revealing a historic replica of downtown Portland that looked good enough to eat.
Scores have been released for the 2012 PISA tests of most of the rich OECD countries and some poorer countries.
Romantic anniversary destinations: Vote for the best
Whether you've been with your sweetie for a month or you're celebrating your silver anniversary, sometimes it's best to skip the chocolate and flowers and buy two plane tickets instead.
Fact Checker: The bogus claim that Obama is 'closing' the Vatican embassy
Why would our President close our Embassy to the Vatican? Hopefully, it is not retribution for Catholic organizations opposing Obamacare.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Europe with kids? Here’s how to make it richer
When parents tell me they're going to Europe and ask me where to take their kids, I'm sometimes tempted to answer, "To Grandma and Grandpa's on your way to the airport."
North bests south in Italian education, OECD survey says
Rome, December 3 - Northern Italian high school pupils from the regions of Trento, Friuli-Venezia Giulia and Veneto were among the world's top math students while southerners ranked among the lowest together with Turks and Romanians, according to an OECD survey released on Tuesday.