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Street Food Fest sbarca  a Washington, grande successo per l’evento di degustazione che si è tenuto ieri sera presso l’ Ambasciata italiana negli Stati Uniti nell’ambito della settimana della cucina italiana nel mondo. L’ iniziativa è stata promossa dal ministero degli Affari Esteri e dal Mipaaf, ministero delle politiche agricole alimentari e fore...

Sons of Italy 2561 held a Beefsteak Dinner on Saturday, November 11. The event was held at Bloomingdale Fire House and included Beefsteak, delicious roasted potatoes, salad, pasta, assorted desserts, coffee and tea. The event was sold out with over 200 members, guests and friends. Comedian’s Adam Kerr and Gary Delena entertained the audience. “Our...

Il prossimo 19 novembre 2017 si svolgerà il consueto Gala annuale organizzato da Filitalia Internazional. L’evento sarà allietato da spettacoli musicali e da prelibatezze culinarie che sempre accompagnano e caratterizzano l’atmosfera di tali eventi. Quest’anno si è ritenuto di premiare e riconoscere l’opera impareggiabile e di alto valore morale e...

Ridgewood High School senior Anna Mola didn't have a definite person in mind as she started her sketch showing a young woman with hair cascading in the colors of Italy."It wasn't anyone in particular," she explained. "I just wanted her to be in deep contemplation of what Italy has to offer." Likewise, fellow student Taylor Beninati was still fresh...

Residents may be voting on whether to change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day in 2018. Indigenous Peoples’ Day, a holiday being recognized by municipalities across the country, celebrates Native Americans and challenges the idea that Christopher Columbus “discovered” the United States. During a Board of Selectmen meeting in October, member R...

Corona D’Italia Lodge #807held their monthly meeting on Wednesday, November 8 at 5p.m. at Pizza Joe’s. President Clemmy Sirimarco, hosted the pizza luncheon served by Guard Lois DiFrishia, Secretary Jackie Perno and Historian Mary Jane Folino. Trustee Patty Regna voiced a commemorative prayer for all living and deceased sister lodge members and all...

After an extensive and emotional debate over the fate of the Christian Street Baptist Church in Bella Vista, the Philadelphia Historical Commission made a tough decision Friday: It added the building to the city’s Historic Register, capping a months-long debate over whether to demolish or preserve the more than century-old church. By Monday morning...

Eugene F. “Geno” Olivanti, 92, of Virginia passed away Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Cornerstone Villa in Buhl. He was born on June 21, 1925 in Virginia to Frank and Rose (Celli) Olivanti and had been a life long Virginia resident. He retired in 1977 as a Lieutenant in the Virginia Police Department after 25 years of service. Eugene was a U. S. Na...

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Mike Marino. Busy stand-up comedian Mike Marino - affectionately known to his fans as "New Jersey's Bad Boy" - brings his hysterical and insightful take on the Italian-American experience to NJPAC with his new tour, Make America Italian Again. A native of Jersey City, Mike Marino's material is larg...

In partnership with our friends from the Comitati delle Due Sicilia USA and Argenio Napoli, Il Regno descended on Washington DC Saturday morning for the National Italian American Foundation’s 42nd Anniversary Expo and Gala at the festively decorated Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel. Unfortunately, we were unable to make Friday night’s kick of...

The owner of Portland Pottery Café at 122 Washington Ave. has applied for a liquor license so the popular breakfast and lunch spot can transform into a casual Italian restaurant with indoor and outdoor dining at night. The café is open from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Under the new arrangement, hours wi...

It’s November 9th, so that means just one thing: VIRGINIA BASKETBALL SEASON STARTS TOMORROW. Our month-long countdown continues with a player profile for Francesco Badocchi, the first year forward from Italy. Badocchi, who likes to go by Frankie even though he has an incredibly awesome name like Francesco, comes to the Cavaliers from Bishop Miege H...