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Today's Blog post marks the beginning of the Texan Italian Monthly. A monthly newsletter where we will bring you nice stories about Italian culture from a Texan Italian perspective. Some stories of the Texan Italian Monthly will be about other Italian communities that Texan Italians should ...

Plans for building a new restaurant at historic Monmouth Park Racetrack have been in the works since 2012, but destruction from Hurricane Sandy temporarily delayed the project.

 

Nearly two years later, in 2014, ground was broken on the planned mid- to high-end restaurant, as well as a ...

Greater Youngstown Italian Fest is seeking young women of Italian descent ages 8 through 13 for the Junior Miss Italian Youngstown title and ages 14 through 19 for the title of Miss Italian Youngstown. The pageant will take place at 6 p.m. July 29 on the main stage.

 

Contestants also are ...

WHEN it comes to Italian food, the first few dishes that come to mind are pepperoni pizzas, garlic bread, chicken Parmesan, and the like. But what most people don't know is that these dishes are actually American-Italian hybrid dishes, created by Italian immigrants who used ingredients available in ...

Il Direttore Generale per la Promozione del Sistema Paese della Farnesina Enzo De Luca è stato ricevuto al Comitato per gli Italiani nel Mondo e la Promozione del Sistema Paese della Commissione Esteri della Camera dei Deputati. L'audizione ha consentito al Direttore Generale di illustrare le ...

The dunes of Porto Pino – in southwest Sardinia – catch you by surprise as you are driving along a canal that connects some ponds with the sea, and through a small pine forest.

 

Eyes are happy to be distracted by pink flamingos and cormorants moving in the swamps, slightly oscillating boats ...

Researchers say they have found the earliest representation of transplant surgery in a painting that depicts a scene from somewhere around the 5 th century AD, at least 1,400 years before modern medical practitioners first theorized transplantation.


The 14 th century painting, which is in the ...

Just in time to make summer weekend plans, Chef Gaetano Ascione of Spasso Miami is introducing a new à la carte brunch menu, served every Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the new Coconut Grove eaterie (www.spassomiami.com).

 

Guests can start off brunch with a traditional ...

By Silvio Laccetti


In 1524, Giovanni da Verrazzano became the first European to enter New York Harbor. Today across The Narrows entrance to this harbor, stands a monumental bridge named in honor of the Italian explorer.

 

It is the longest suspension bridge in all of the Americas, longer ...

THE SO-CALLED "WINE of the popes," Frascati is said to have once flowed from the fountains of Rome to celebrate the inaugurations of two particular pontiffs, Clement X and Innocent X, in the 17th century. The Italian white wine, no longer in favor, could perhaps use a papal endorsement today.

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The Italian-American Club of Mahopac held its annual competition for Miss Columbus and Little Miss Columbus titles on June 3 and an array of lovely young ladies came out to show off their talents. The compeititon was open to girls throughout Putnam County and the surrounding communities.

 

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A new Italian-themed restaurant is coming to Denver's hot and fast-developing River North neighborhood. Dio Mio, which will serve experimental, handmade pasta dishes, is set to open in a 1,500-square-foot space at 3264 Larimer St. this fall.

 

It's the brainchild of chef Alex Figura, ...

If Giuseppe Rossi had to make the decision between playing for the United States and Italy all over again, he wouldn't change a thing.

 

Last month, the New Jersey native and Levante UD striker was in the news after an interview his agent did on Italian Radio. Rossi's agent Andrea Pastorello ...

Decades ago, Italian flags, delis and restaurants along Cross Bay Boulevard and 101st Avenue were an inescapable sight. "Italians were instrumental in building this area brick by brick," said Councilman Eric Ulrich (R-Ozone Park), who is of Italian descent.


And although the Italian businesses ...

Data: Ven 29 Lug 2016 - Orario: Dalle 18:30 alle 20:30

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Ristorante Scala Del Nonna, By Way Of NYC’s Scalini Fedeli, Coming To Montclair NJ

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Montclair, your prayers have been answered! Just what downtown Montclair needed — another Italian restaurant!
 
Well, maybe not, but before you roll your eyes, check the dish on this new spot. The restaurant is headed by renowned chef Michael Cetrulo, whose impressive pedigree suggests that Ristorante Scala Del Nonna might just become the talk of the town. Cetrulo began working in restaurants when he was only 13, and by the time he was 23, in 1990, he opened his own- Madison’s Il Mondo Vecchio. He then trained for a year in Italy in an attempt to modernize his culinary repertoire, and went on start four more restaurants, including the popular Scalini Fedeli in 1995.
 
 
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Texan Italian Monthly Ep. 1- "Italians in San Diego"

 Texan Italian Monthly Ep. 1- "Italians in San Diego"

Today's Blog post marks the beginning of the Texan Italian Monthly. A monthly newsletter where we will bring you nice stories about Italian culture from a Texan Italian perspective. Some stories of the Texan Italian Monthly will be about other Italian communities that Texan Italians should know about; while other stories will be about Texan Italians individuals, organizations, and companies.   Today's story...

Long-awaited restaurant finally racing toward opening at Monmouth Park

Long-awaited restaurant finally racing toward opening at Monmouth Park

Plans for building a new restaurant at historic Monmouth Park Racetrack have been in the works since 2012, but destruction from Hurricane Sandy temporarily delayed the project.   Nearly two years later, in 2014, ground was broken on the planned mid- to high-end restaurant, as well as a planned 7,500-seat amphitheater that was also subsequently put on hold.   Read more   Source: http://www.nj.com/    

Italian Fest seeks contestants to crown

Italian Fest seeks contestants to crown

Greater Youngstown Italian Fest is seeking young women of Italian descent ages 8 through 13 for the Junior Miss Italian Youngstown title and ages 14 through 19 for the title of Miss Italian Youngstown. The pageant will take place at 6 p.m. July 29 on the main stage.   Contestants also are being sought for the Little King and Queen Pageant for...

Great American-Italian slices, strands, sweets

Great American-Italian slices, strands, sweets

WHEN it comes to Italian food, the first few dishes that come to mind are pepperoni pizzas, garlic bread, chicken Parmesan, and the like. But what most people don't know is that these dishes are actually American-Italian hybrid dishes, created by Italian immigrants who used ingredients available in the United States to do their cooking. In Cebu, with the sheer number...

La Farnesina per la promozione dell’Italia nel Mondo

La Farnesina per la promozione dell’Italia nel Mondo

Il Direttore Generale per la Promozione del Sistema Paese della Farnesina Enzo De Luca è stato ricevuto al Comitato per gli Italiani nel Mondo e la Promozione del Sistema Paese della Commissione Esteri della Camera dei Deputati. L'audizione ha consentito al Direttore Generale di illustrare le strategia del Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale per consolidare la propria...

Porto Pino and its surprising white dunes

Porto Pino and its surprising white dunes

The dunes of Porto Pino – in southwest Sardinia – catch you by surprise as you are driving along a canal that connects some ponds with the sea, and through a small pine forest.   Eyes are happy to be distracted by pink flamingos and cormorants moving in the swamps, slightly oscillating boats moored in the river; and the nose is intent...

14th Century Painting Depicts Limb Transplant That Occurred 1,500 Years Ago

14th Century Painting Depicts Limb Transplant That Occurred 1,500 Years Ago

Researchers say they have found the earliest representation of transplant surgery in a painting that depicts a scene from somewhere around the 5 th century AD, at least 1,400 years before modern medical practitioners first theorized transplantation. The 14 th century painting, which is in the North Carolina Art Museum in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, shows the story of a...

Spasso brings Italian-style brunch to Coconut Grove

Spasso brings Italian-style brunch to Coconut Grove

Just in time to make summer weekend plans, Chef Gaetano Ascione of Spasso Miami is introducing a new à la carte brunch menu, served every Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the new Coconut Grove eaterie (www.spassomiami.com).   Guests can start off brunch with a traditional Italian appetizer, such as the Burrata with tomatoes "Assaggi" and the Baked...

What's in a name when it's misspelled?

What's in a name when it's misspelled?

By Silvio Laccetti In 1524, Giovanni da Verrazzano became the first European to enter New York Harbor. Today across The Narrows entrance to this harbor, stands a monumental bridge named in honor of the Italian explorer.   It is the longest suspension bridge in all of the Americas, longer than the Golden Gate Bridge While this bridge should be a source of pride...

Why the ‘Wine of the Pope’ Is Worth Rediscovering

Why the ‘Wine of the Pope’ Is Worth Rediscovering

THE SO-CALLED "WINE of the popes," Frascati is said to have once flowed from the fountains of Rome to celebrate the inaugurations of two particular pontiffs, Clement X and Innocent X, in the 17th century. The Italian white wine, no longer in favor, could perhaps use a papal endorsement today.   Frascati's popularity with Americans peaked almost 30 years ago with Fontana...

Italian-American Club Crowns Miss Columbus

Italian-American Club Crowns Miss Columbus

The Italian-American Club of Mahopac held its annual competition for Miss Columbus and Little Miss Columbus titles on June 3 and an array of lovely young ladies came out to show off their talents. The compeititon was open to girls throughout Putnam County and the surrounding communities.   Little Miss Columbus was for girls ages 5-9; Miss Columbus was for girls ages...

New Italian restaurant coming to RiNo

New Italian restaurant coming to RiNo

A new Italian-themed restaurant is coming to Denver's hot and fast-developing River North neighborhood. Dio Mio, which will serve experimental, handmade pasta dishes, is set to open in a 1,500-square-foot space at 3264 Larimer St. this fall.   It's the brainchild of chef Alex Figura, who also owned the now-shuttered Lower48 Kitchen, and Spencer White, sous chef at Black Eye Coffee. "I think people...

USMNT regret? No, says Giuseppe Rossi: “It Was Always Italy”

USMNT regret? No, says Giuseppe Rossi: “It Was Always Italy”

If Giuseppe Rossi had to make the decision between playing for the United States and Italy all over again, he wouldn't change a thing.   Last month, the New Jersey native and Levante UD striker was in the news after an interview his agent did on Italian Radio. Rossi's agent Andrea Pastorello told Radio Bruno that, "In hindsight, going back to when...

19th Annual Celebration of Queens - A changing society

19th Annual Celebration of Queens - A changing society

Decades ago, Italian flags, delis and restaurants along Cross Bay Boulevard and 101st Avenue were an inescapable sight. "Italians were instrumental in building this area brick by brick," said Councilman Eric Ulrich (R-Ozone Park), who is of Italian descent. And although the Italian businesses on those corridors still display their colors proudly, their numbers have dwindled. "There's nowhere near as many as there...

An Italian Journey: A Lecture by Robert Mealy

An Italian Journey: A Lecture by Robert Mealy

Data: Ven 29 Lug 2016 - Orario: Dalle 18:30 alle 20:30 Organizzato da : American Bach Soloist - In collaborazione con : Istituto Italiano di Cultura Luogo: Italian Cultural Institute, 601 Van Ness Avenue S, SAN FRANCISCO Ingresso: Libero - To register please click here. For more information about the Festival (August 5 -14, 2016): American Bach Soloist Festival. American Bach Soloist, in collaboration with the Istituto Italiano...

Top 10 Italian Restaurants in St. Louis

Top 10 Italian Restaurants in St. Louis

Top 10 Italian Restaurants – St. Louis is known for their authentic Italian restaurants. There are several online rating services, but one of the oldest and most popular that covers the entire nation is TripAdvisor.   The Hill is the most popular place for consumers to visit for authentic Italian cuisines and a great atmosphere.   Read more   Source: http://stlrestaurant.news/    

The Palace with a Thousand and One Coats of Arms: Exploring the Archiginnasio of…

The Palace with a Thousand and One Coats of Arms: Exploring the Archiginnasio of Bologna

Let's say you are a curious traveler who finds him or herself dawdling under the ever-present portici of Bologna on a sunny Sunday afternoon. Let's also say that you are passionate about Italian art and culture and that you want to know more about this beautiful city's past and present lifestyle.   If so, there is a place you should absolutely not...

Try some delicious Italian food at New York's Best Italian Bistro for a fantasti…

Try some delicious Italian food at New York's Best Italian Bistro for a fantastic price

Looking for a yummy, filling meal for an awesome price? You have to check out New York's Best Italian Bistro . I tried their food and it was amazing! They have everything from Calamari Parmigiana to Risotto Con Gamberi and of course your classic lasagnas, pizza and pastas.   The portions are large and customers we spoke with raved about the family environment. For...

LAMBORGHINI NEW HURACAN LP 610-4 della Polizia di Stato arriva a New York per il…

LAMBORGHINI NEW HURACAN LP 610-4 della Polizia di Stato arriva a New York per il Columbus Day 2016

A.N.P.S. sezione New York - New Jersey e' l'associazione nazionale della Polizia di Stato negli Stati Uniti d'America ed ha la missione di mantenere un'importante collaborazione tra Italia e Stati Uniti sotto molti aspetti. In particolare organizza e partecipa ad eventi che onorano questa importante collaborazione e mantiene e sviluppa uno stretto legame tra italiani e italo-americani che vivono negli...

Michael Schwartz on Fi'lia, His New Italian Concept at the SLS Brickell

Michael Schwartz on Fi'lia, His New Italian Concept at the SLS Brickell

The SLS Brickell has just announced its opening date and two signature restaurants. The hotel, located at 1300 S. Miami Ave., is slated to open in early October and will be the home to José Andrés' Bazaar Mar, a seafood-centric version of the chef's popular the Bazaar by José Andrés in Miami Beach.   The property will also house Fi'lia, an Italian...

Tacopina mediatore tra Zamparini e cordata italo-Usa

Tacopina mediatore tra Zamparini e cordata italo-Usa

Zamparini chiama. Tacopina risponde. La richiesta «d'aiuto» formulata tre mesi fa dal presidente del Palermo al collega del Venezia, sembra aver prodotto qualche risultato. L'uomo d'affari americano, infatti, pare abbia individuato un gruppo italo-americano seriamente disposto a trattare l'acquisto del Palermo.   Il condizionale è d'obbligo, considerate le implicazioni legate alla cessione di un club e le molteplici trattative (o presunte tali)...

Dior Is Expected to Name Maria Grazia Chiuri as Artistic Director

Dior Is Expected to Name Maria Grazia Chiuri as Artistic Director

Christian Dior has finally found its designer. In a move that will break up one of the most feted design teams in fashion, Maria Grazia Chiuri of Valentino is expected to be named artistic director of Dior, becoming the first woman to lead the brand in its 70-year history.   The move, which is expected to be announced next month, has the potential...

Apple, arredi e pareti made in Italy per il nuovo Campus2 di Cupertino

Apple, arredi e pareti made in Italy per il nuovo Campus2 di Cupertino

Il team di aziende italiane costituito dal Gruppo Profilati (da oltre 35 anni leader europeo per l'estrusione e la lavorazione dell'alluminio) e da Estel (produttrice di soluzioni di arredamento e complementi d'arredo per casa e ufficio) è stato selezionato da Apple per una fornitura di pareti divisorie da installare nel nuovissimo Campus2 di Cupertino, in California (Usa). In particolare, il Gruppo Profilati spa sta ultimando in queste...

POMI', premium Italian tomato brand, presents its organic line in United States …

POMI', premium Italian tomato brand, presents its organic line in United States at this Summer Fancy Food, New York June 26-28

Pomì, the premium Italian tomato brand owned by the Consorzio Casalasco del Pomodoro well known for being a leader in sustainability and transparency, presents its new organic product line to the American market in occasion of this Summer's Fancy Food Show, June 26 to June 28. Pomì Organic will be on the shelves starting September.   In recent years, Pomì has been...

Joseph R. Polito Jr., 77, lawyer

Joseph R. Polito Jr., 77, lawyer

by Bonnie L. Cook Joseph R. Polito Jr., 77, of West Chester, a lawyer and civic volunteer so devoted to his home turf that friends called him "Mr. Chester County," died Sunday, June 19, of cancer at Neighborhood Hospice, West Chester. He had been diagnosed in 2011, his family said.   Born on Valentine's Day, Mr. Polito was the first son of Giuseppe Rosario...

Tony wins an Emmy

Tony wins an Emmy

by Tony Lo Bianco   On June 25th, I won an Emmy for my work on the Just A Common Soldier video. And my producing team also won an Emmy. In my hundred plus film career, I'm extremely proud of the message that honors America's military veterans who we owe our freedom to.   As of now, this beautiful video has received over 19,200,000 views....

Some of my fondest Sunday dinner memories are from the kids’ table

Some of my fondest Sunday dinner memories are from the kids’ table

by Anthony Fasano Sunday dinner was an important part of my upbringing, which I'm sure is true for most Italian Americans. I wrote an entire post on Sunday dinners here. Of all of the great Sunday dinner memories, many of my fondest memories revolve around the kids' table. The kids' table was obviously the table (sometimes at the end of the larger...

Spaghetti western star Bud Spencer dies

Spaghetti western star Bud Spencer dies

Italian actor and filmmaker Bud Spencer, who starred in a number of Spaghetti Westerns, has died aged 86. He passed away peacefully on Monday in Rome "and did not suffer from pain", his son said. Spencer, whose real name was Carlo Pedersoli, was known among his fans as the "big friendly giant" of the screen because of his height and...

L'on. Nissoli alla Festa della Repubblica in Connecticut, USA

L'on. Nissoli alla Festa della Repubblica in Connecticut, USA

Grande Festa, sabato scorso in Connecticut, USA, a Stamford, per brindare alla Repubblica italiana e dare il benvenuto al nuovo Console Generale nella Tri-State Area, Ministro plenipotenziario, Francesco Genuardi.A promuovere ed organizzare l'evento è stata l'on. Fucsia Nissoli FitzGerald, deputata eletta nella Circoscrizione estera - Ripartizione Nord e Centro America, in collaborazione con la Signora Barbara Zichichi. La Festa è stata...

Italy 2 – 0 Spain: Dominant Azzurri Eliminate Blunt La Roja

Italy 2 – 0 Spain: Dominant Azzurri Eliminate Blunt La Roja

By Conor Clancy   Giorgio Chiellini and Graziano Pelle's goals proved enough for Italy as they saw off their old foes Spain by 2-0 at the Stade de France in the last 16 of Euro 2016. Antonio Conte's side completely dominated the first half, and could have been out of sight at the break were it not for the heroics of David De...

Theatre Raleigh to Present THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA

Theatre Raleigh to Present THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA

Come see Theatre Raleigh's production of The Light in the Piazza on July 6-10 (all performances sold out) and July 11-14 (the 14th is sold out). Be transported to the streets of Florence and Rome with this musical love story staged amid the beautiful Italian and ancient Roman sculpture in the Museum's Classical Court.   Based on Chapel Hill resident ElizaBeth Spencer's...

Green group says 3 mln Italians good at recycling

Green group says 3 mln Italians good at recycling

About 525 municipalities in Italy, and three million Italians, have been classed as "garbage-free" in a recent report by green group Legambiente which praises those parts of the country that are managing to reduce non-recyclable waste to a minimum. The north of the country is leading the way, with 413 municipalities, or 79% of the total. The south follows with 87...

Daniela Pasta & Pastries serves Italian with a Sardinian twist

Daniela Pasta & Pastries serves Italian with a Sardinian twist

Daniela Useli joined the ranks of Baltimore's family-owned Italian restaurants in 2011 when she opened tiny Daniela Pasta & Pastries in the heart of Hampden. She brought a Sardinian twist to town, adding her own touches to pasta dishes such as ravioli and lasagna, and to sweet treats like tiramisu and sugar-sprinkled palmier cookies — recipes she learned from her grandmother...

US ambassadors to expand Vinitaly International Academy community

US ambassadors to expand Vinitaly International Academy community

As Vinitaly USA, Chicago comes to a close today, Vinitaly International Academy (VIA) is getting ready to move ahead in its mission to strengthen Italian wine's presence in it's number one market, the US.   The plan is to leverage education through the creation of new VIA Italian Wine Ambassadors and Experts: from the 26th to the 28th of June the Academy...

Albert B. Southwick: An Italian Worcester County saga

Albert B. Southwick: An Italian Worcester County saga

The Mount Carmel Church situation is another familiar chapter in the Worcester story – an ethnic group outgrowing its immigrant status and moving on to new outlooks, new horizons and new ways of life. It is doubtful that the aging parishioners of the church can reverse the trend. But they can reflect on the inspiring story of the Italians in...

2019 Dodge Journey Goes From Being American To Italian

2019 Dodge Journey Goes From Being American To Italian

It looks like the 2019 Dodge Journey could be more Italian than American as it was been reported that the upcoming model might be produced in Italy. According to AutoNews, FCA will be moving the production of the Dodge Journey from Mexico to Italy. The vehicle has been in Mexico since 2011 but it looks like it will be making its...

Italian cuisine served with family pride at Portofino’s

Italian cuisine served with family pride at Portofino’s

By Lesly Rascoe Portofino Italian Restaurant is the kind of place where everybody knows your name. Old World class, made-to-order cuisine and service that makes customers feel like family have earned the restaurant a loyal following. With dishes on the menu like Chicken Albanese and Joe's Garden Special, New York Style Pizza and lunch specials that include hot and cold sandwiches, pastas...

A Passion for the Old and the New: the New Italian Ambassador

A Passion for the Old and the New: the New Italian Ambassador

Taking on a new job can be an overwhelming feet for anyone, but perhaps a bit more when you are the new Italian Ambassador to the U.S. Armando Varrichio recently took on this position and moved to the U.S. only two months ago with his passion for expanding Italian culture leading the way.   The Veneto born diplomat began his career with...

Lots to love about Amore on Spring Street

Lots to love about Amore on Spring Street

Amore means "love" in Italian and that's the name and the goal of Spring Street's newest bakery and cafe. Owned by Sal and Joanne Martino, the couple is bringing Sussex County a taste of the homeland with fresh, homemade baked goods and light cuisine.   Sal Martino's parents own Vincenzo Martino's Market and Restaurant in Hackensack, a Bergen County landmark known for Italian...

“Io, guida turistica genealogica degli italiani emigrati in America”

“Io, guida turistica genealogica degli italiani emigrati in America”

«Chi siamo? Da dove veniamo?»: uno dei popoli più giovani del mondo prova a risolvere i dubbi esistenziali andando indietro nel tempo. Tra gli americani è boom di "viaggi genealogici": assetati di storia, vengono a tuffarsi nel passato dei borghi piemontesi, liguri e lombardi. Sonia Speroni, 42 anni, imprenditrice turistica genovese (trapiantata a Ovada e con parenti a Long Island),...

Cooking The Italian Provinces – Belluno

 Cooking The Italian Provinces – Belluno

Belluno is a province in the Veneto region of Italy and is almost entirely occupied by mountain areas. The climate is among the most severe in the Alps. The Belluno area is representative of a typical alpine environment and a people who are proud of their traditions passed down from generation to generation through experience and oral narrative.   Belluno is one...

Lamborghini Celebrates Opening Of Carbon Fiber Research Center In Seattle

Lamborghini Celebrates Opening Of Carbon Fiber Research Center In Seattle

Lamborghini has officially cut the ribbon on its new Advanced Composite Structures Laboratory in Seattle, Washington, paving the way for the Italian automaker to continue its relentless pursuit in further developing carbon fiber technology.   The research center is going to operate as an outside entity from Lambo's headquarters in Sant'Agata Bolognese and will have one core mission: unlock and maximize the...

10 New Must-Try Italian Restaurants in Boston

10 New Must-Try Italian Restaurants in Boston

Please place your carb-free diets on hold. Boston has seen a bevy of Italian restaurant openings over the last several months, and these plates full of pasta (and seafood, and sfizi, and...) definitely demand your attention. Here are some of the genre's hottest new openings, from the North End (naturally) to South Boston.   Antonio's Bacaro. The team behind Sophia's Grotto —...

Mount Carmel Feast draws crowds to Watertown in its 100th year

Mount Carmel Feast draws crowds to Watertown in its 100th year

In its 100th year, the annual feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel has found ways to keep people coming back year after year. Even those who haven't lived in the city for decades, like Kelly L. Parody, said the Italian festival was a required stop. On Friday, the Florida resident lined up to buy a bag of sweetened fried dough,...

Why can’t we correct the spelling of Verrazano Bridge?

Why can’t we correct the spelling of Verrazano Bridge?

In 1524, Giovanni da Verrazzano became the first European to enter New York Harbor. Today, across the Narrows entrance to this harbor, stands a monumental bridge named in honor of the Italian explorer. It is the longest suspension bridge in all of the Americas, longer than the Golden Gate Bridge. Most Americans know it well.   While this bridge should be a...

Ceramics industry keeps growing, thanks to exports

Ceramics industry keeps growing, thanks to exports

Italian ceramics industry is fighting its battle for growth on foreign markets and, while waiting for Italy's economy to fully restart, it keeps betting on quality and products capable of beating its foreign competitors. Like Spain, for example, which has a higher level of "productivity" and higher yields per employee.   But figures – made public on June 8 in Sassuolo (Modena)...

The Absolute Best Neapolitan Pizza in New York

The Absolute Best Neapolitan Pizza in New York

For more than six weeks, the editors of New York Magazine and Grub Street are publishing a series of definitive lists that declare the absolute best versions of more than 101 things to eat, drink, and do. And now Neapolitan pizza, by which we mean Naples-style pizza, or at least New York's version of it.   We aren't talking only about "la...

Who are really the Italian Americans of the third millennium? I need help for my…

Who are really the Italian Americans of the third millennium? I need help for my next documentary that will be televised on the Italian Public Television

by Luca Martera   Dear friends of "We The Italians", my name is Luca and I'm an Italian documentary filmmaker, comedy writer and mass-media historian. Maybe some of you remembered the interview about the history of Italian Americans in the US Tv Industry issued on this newsletter published by Umberto Mucci and included in his book recently published "Two Flags, One Heart".   My next...

Brooklyn’s first Italian parish unveils plaque dedicated to immigrants

Brooklyn’s first Italian parish unveils plaque dedicated to immigrants

Sacred Hearts-St. Stephen's Church on Summit and Hicks streets was filled with people celebrating their Italian heritage. The parish, marking its Sesquicentennial (150th year), celebrated its history as a center for helping Italian immigrants from the time it was founded in 1866.   "'Dream Anew,' as did our parents and grandparents upon arriving on our shores," said Monsignor Guy Massie of Sacred...

Blue Jeans: The American Symbol with Italian Roots

Blue Jeans: The American Symbol with Italian Roots

By Francesca Bezzone   The drive in, a milkshake, James Dean wearing his jeans: is there anything more quintessentially "americana" than this? As pleasant as it may be, we don't need to take a trip down memory lane to realize how intertwined with American imagery and tradition blue jeans are.   We usually, and rightly so, associate them with the figure of Levi Strauss...

Marco Griffero, co-founder of Pietro's Restaurant, dies at 87

Marco Griffero, co-founder of Pietro's Restaurant, dies at 87

When Marco Pietro Griffero Jr. worked the front of the house at Pietro's Restaurant, he wore a suit and tie and his trademark wingtip shoes. He called the busboys laddie or laddie boy — they turned over too frequently for him to remember their names. He loved to dim the dining room's lights.   Was it too dark? "Well," he would say...

Turismo In Ripresa: Vale L’11,8% Del Pil

Turismo In Ripresa: Vale L’11,8% Del Pil

Il settore turistico continua a svolgere un ruolo trainante nell'economia italiana, con un'incidenza sul Pil che è arrivata all'11,8%. Un risultato importante, dovuto soprattutto ai flussi di stranieri, che nel decennio 2004-2014 sono aumentati del 32,3% grazie ad uno sviluppo generalizzato del mercato turistico globale, che nel 2015 ha fatto registrare 1.113 milioni di arrivi e che promette di proseguire...

Remembering ‘Nonni’: Paulina D. Megale Beard, 1925-2016

Remembering ‘Nonni’: Paulina D. Megale Beard, 1925-2016

Three memorial and celebration events are planned next week for Paulina D. Megale Beard, whose family is sharing this remembrance: "Heaven just got a whole lot better. Paulina Domenica Megale Beard ("Nonni") 90, of Seattle, passed away June 22, 2016 at home, surrounded by family.   Paulina was born in Coos Bay, Oregon to Italian immigrants Joseph and Domenica Megale on December 25,...

Stanley Tucci: Italian of the Week

Stanley Tucci: Italian of the Week

On November 11, 1960, Joan (née Tropiano) and Stanley Tucci welcomed a son, Stanley, in Peekskill, NY. Growing up, the young boy showed a strong interest in acting and theater. After graduating from high school, Stanley enrolled in SUNY at Purchase and graduated with a bachelor's degree in drama in 1982. He moved to New York City and performed in...

Versace 19.69 will open first Midwest store at Mall of America

Versace 19.69 will open first Midwest store at Mall of America

by Jim Hammerand   A Versace brand plans to open its third U.S. location and the first in the Midwest at Mall of America late this fall. Versace 19.69 Abbigliamento Sportivo Srl will be on the first floor of the Bloomington megamall's west side. Founded by Alessandro Versace in 2001, the Italian-made brand sells women's ready-to-wear clothing, handbags, shoes, jewelry, watches, scarves, fragrances and...

USA: al salernitano Valentino Di Brizzi il premio ‘Uomo dell’Anno 2016’

USA: al salernitano Valentino Di Brizzi il premio ‘Uomo dell’Anno 2016’

Ogni anno la comunità dei salernitani emigrati in America, per mantenere vivo il legame con la madre patria ma anche per evidenziare e valorizzare personalità che in patria si sono particolarmente distinti con le loro attività, nell'ambito di una cerimonia appositamente organizzata, premiano un connazionale come Uomo dell'Anno 2016″ che quest'anno sarà assegnato a Valentino Di Brizzi.   Il premio vuole anche...

Taste of Italy Golf Outing draws record numbers to lush greens

Taste of Italy Golf Outing draws record numbers to lush greens

By Carol Ann Benanti   The fourth annual Taste of Italy Golf Outing & Dinner — celebrating the life achievements of Corrado "Joe" Manfredi to benefit Casa Belvedere — played to perfection Wednesday at Silver Lake Golf Course, where more than 120 linksters took to the lush greens on the time-honored course.   Manfredi arrived in New York back in 1952 and the perceptive...

Sprezza Serves up Sublime Yet Unpretentious Italian Food

Sprezza Serves up Sublime Yet Unpretentious Italian Food

by Brian Reinhart Sprezzatura is a fun Italian word that means "studied nonchalance," the art of preparing methodically but acting as if no preparation was necessary. A fashion-conscious friend says the word describes "a man who spends two hours doing his hair up so it looks like he just rolled out of bed."   Julian Barsotti's third and newest Italian restaurant, Sprezza, does...

The “Italian Cultural Spring” Continues into Summer & Fall

The “Italian Cultural Spring” Continues into Summer & Fall

by Catherine Accardi   Earlier this year, our own San Francisco Italian Consul General, Mauro Battocchi, posted an important observation in his blog at San Francisco, Italy, www.sanfranciscoitaly.com. Consul General Battocchi noticed an increase in interest of all things Italian in the San Francisco Bay Area. He called this welcomed phenomenon the "Italian Cultural Spring." Happily, this phenomenon really took hold throughout...

Shy Guy Gelato Opens Burlington Shop

Shy Guy Gelato Opens Burlington Shop

by Julia Clancy   Gelato is not just "Italian ice cream." A scoop clings to the cone with a consistency approaching soft-serve; the temperature is slightly warmer, the body thicker. And many stateside versions of this edible export don't fit the bill. Shy Guy Gelato, a new, small-batch gelato business from Tim Elliott and Paul Sansone, is dedicated to getting it right. Two...

NoLIta: Mixing Hip and Historic

NoLIta: Mixing Hip and Historic

by Aileen Jacobson   When Renée Green bought her two-bedroom apartment at Prince and Elizabeth Streets in 1985, her friends and her brother warned her about living in what they called a slum. She didn't see the area that way. "Something drew me to it," said Ms. Green, a retired township clerk and town council member in Livingston, N.J., who is now...

Grazia Italian Kitchen event raises $40,000 for Pearland Police officer’s family

Grazia Italian Kitchen event raises $40,000 for Pearland Police officer’s family

Grazia Italian Kitchen held a donation drive and raised $40,000 for the fallen Pearland Officer Endy Epankya's family last Saturday (June 19). Grazia Italian Kitchen owner Adrian Hembree, Executive Chef/Operator Steve Haug and Grazia Italian Kitchen management team and staff hosted the event from 6-11 a.m. in the parking lot of the restaurant at 9415 Broadway in Pearland. One of Grazia's...

Why Cleveland's NBA championship is so amazing, for Italians

Why Cleveland's NBA championship is so amazing, for Italians

By Daniel Ofman   Cleveland, Ohio is only about the 48th biggest city in the United States and its economy has been struggling. But this week, the city has earned worldwide attention in pro sports. The Cleveland Cavaliers won their first NBA championship in franchise history. It was also the city's first pro championship in 52 years. And Cleveland's local fans weren't...

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We the Italians Magazine # 80

WTI 80

Umberto Mucci's Interviews

montessori-an-italian-method-to-teach-in-the-us-and-all-over-the-worldWe will never state that Italy has to teach something to the United States, or vice versa: on the contrary, we think that, by combining their cultures, societies, and economic inheritances, the two can achieve winning goals, together. Nevertheless, this interview shows how an Italian woman has taught...

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