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On the Cover: Lo Scoppio del Carro

April 2022 |
Each year in Florence, Italy, a centuries-old fireworks show is the highlight of the celebration on Easter Sunday. The Scoppio del Carro, or the "Explosion of the Cart," dates back over 350 years. An elaborate wagon built in 1622 and standing two...

A Look Back: Pasqua

April 2022 |
 April is upon us, and spring is beginning to show its face. It is time to think green, time for Easter lilies, and time for the arrival of the traditional Easter Bunny.  Most importantly, Easter is a time to reflect on our sacrifices,...

Restauranteur Russell J. Salvatore Has Generously Gifted Millions to Buffalo and WNY Projects

April 2022 |
L’articolo descrive la vita di Russell J. Salvatore, un cuoco e proprietario del famoso ristorante, Salvatore’s Italian Gardens. Salvatore ha ingrandito il ristorante da una piccola trattoria che era ad un grande ristorante con una presenza forte...

On the Cover: The Mimosa Flower

March 2022 |
In the language of flowers, the mimosa flower is rich in symbolism and meanings. Perhaps most notable is how the mimosa has been an emblem of femininity and freedom since 1946 for International Women’s Day (La Festa delle Donne), which takes place...

A Look Back: Springtime in Tuscany

March 2022 |
March is here, and hopefully this means a warm-up, soon, so our garden experts can get started for spring. March is a time to prepare for the beauty that will blossom all around us. March is always a busy month. The Orchid exhibit runs through...

Buffalo's Sam Noto: A World-Class Jazz Trumpet Virtuoso

February 2022 |
L’articolo tratta della vita di Sam Noto, un italo-americano famoso per la sua musica jazz. Noto è nato dopo La Grande Depressione negli Stati Uniti. I suoi genitori non lavoravano durante la Depressione; dunque, era per lo più povero. Sam voleva...

A Look Back: Paying Homage to the Bones of St. Valentine

February 2022 |
Winter has arrived and it has been a few cold weeks. What better way to warm up than with your Valentine? Happy Valentine’s Day from all of us at La Gazzetta. As always, we would appreciate your feedback. Please let us know what you think about...

On the Cover: The Battle of the Oranges

February 2022 |
Dal 27 febbraio al 3 marzo, accadrà la Battaglia delle Arance al paesino di Ivrea in Piemonte. Questo carnevale cominciò nell’epoca medievale quando la figlia di un mugnaio non si volle sposare con il barone. Lei uccise il barone con una spada....

On the Cover: Castel Monguelfo

January 2022 |
Known as Castel Monguelfo to the Italians and Schloss Welsperg or Welsperg Castle to the Germans, Castel Monguelfo is the oldest fortress in Upper Val Pusteria (the “green valley” in South Tyrol, the northernmost part of Italy). The ancient castle...
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