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July 9th, 2009 - 9:38 am § in 1. Stories, Family

Built on a Foundation of Trust

by Julie Ngov “When you are Italian, you are never really independent.” Familial obligation is an Italian tradition emphasizes Elena Luchini, co-owner of the Ristorante Bar Guazza di Luchini. Elena and her brother, Lorenzo, inherited the business from their parents. The Luchini family has owned [...]

July 9th, 2009 - 9:00 am § in 1. Stories, Family

Making a Living in Cagli

Ristorante Guazza sits on the border between old and new Cagli in a 200-year-old building that once housed stables. Dark wooden tables with white table linen and sparkling glassware now fill the space where diners sit and enjoy generous portions of home-made pasta and delicately fried squash blossom[...]

July 9th, 2009 - 8:06 am § in 1. Stories, Family

Growing Up Teen in Cagli

Story by Lisa Hagen Bzzzzzzzzzzzz. The Piaggio velo zips by as the young rider bounces and sways along the narrow and rugged cobblestone street.  Her wavy brown hair dances in the wind beneath a pale pink helmet.  Three more scooters whiz by at nearly full throttle.  Their converse sneakers touch[...]

July 9th, 2009 - 7:57 am § in Family

Food to go in Cagli

by Jennifer Brookes In a time when many residents of Cagli, Italy, look outside the city for employment, Michele Marinelli, a 24 year old entrepreneur, found opportunity inside the city’s ancient walls.  He purchased La Mezzaluna, a modest café, in the beginning of 2009. Proving great things com[...]