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247 Drums founder Sergio Bellotti

“I was fired for love,” recalls musician and teacher Sergio Bellotti from behind the counter ...

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A & L Bakery: Keeping the “Italian” in East Boston’s Bread

A&L Italian Bakery in East Boston has been running since 1978, when Amedeo and Rita Gnerri bought the building on 330 Sumner Street. Now their son Tony runs the bakery, maintaining the family tradition.

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Ciao Italia and Mary Ann Esposito’s Boston Connection

Host of the longest running cooking show on television, Esposito has many special connections with Boston.

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Pier Paolo Pandolfi to Head Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Rome-native Pier Paolo Pandolfi has been named Director of the Cancer Center and the new Cancer Research Institute at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

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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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