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The US Census Bureau's American Community Survey asks millions of Americans every year several questions about their economic, social, and demographic situations. One of those questions asks respondents to report their families' ancestries, from Italian to German to Mexican. Using that self-reported ancestry data from the Minnesota Population Cente...

On Aug. 12, Tuscan Brands will host the sixth annual Concorso Italiano car show at its flagship location in Salem. Hosted by Tuscan Brands founder and owner, Joe Faro, the automobile showcase will feature European luxury cars including Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Porsches, McLarens and Maseratis, which will be on display at the Tuscan Village Piazza, t...

In the office tucked into a corner of the barn on the grounds of the old St. Mary's School convent -- headquarters for Franklin's Feast of St. Rocco for the past 40 years -- it seems like nothing has changed. Portraits of six popes preside over all that occurs there. There is a faded cover of a St. Rocco's program from 2006 on the fridge, along wit...

Si informa la comunità italiana residente nello Stato di Connecticut che il giorno 8 agosto 2018, sarà effettuata dal Consolato Generale d’Italia a New York una ulteriore missione del funzionario itinerante per la rilevazione dei dati biometrici ai fini del rilascio del passaporto italiano. La missione avrà luogo presso gli Uffici del Patronato ACL...

For the 93rd year, the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Society this weekend will present its annual Italian Festival, the oldest and biggest Italian festival in New England. Homemade Italian foods, children's rides and family entertainment will be complemented by a host of outstanding musical performances. Local favorites Equinnox and the Savage Brothers...

Boston may not be known for its pizza like Chicago and New York, but its stalwart Italian-American communities and wave of artisan Neapolitan restaurants promise pies that can compete on any level. Bostonians flock to their local no-frills pizza joint for weekly fixes, and they can be just as passionate about defending their neighborhood favorite a...

Almost 16 million people in the United States identify as Italian-American. Here in Boston, Italians have a rich and storied history, consistently ranking as one of the top five Italian-American populations for cities in the U.S.  The North End, of course, is often the neighborhood most associated with Italian culture, as it’s referred to as “Littl...

Gary Harlan Ross of Falls Village has mixed memories of his first Alfa Romeo. It was a 1959 Veloce model. He bought when he was 18 years old and a student at Wesleyan University in Middletown. Commuting from his home in Wallingford, he spotted it one day sitting on the lot of a Rambler dealer on Route 5 in Meriden. “I looked at the thing and it was...

Opera Theater of Connecticut celebrates its 33rd anniversary with a production of Tosca at the air-conditioned Andrews Memorial Theater, 54 East Main Street, Clinton, sung by a cast of professional opera singers. A volatile diva, a sadistic police chief, and an idealist artist are featured in this triangle of love, political intrigue, and obsession...

Upon entering Sal e Pepe, a smiling hostess waits by the door to greet guests. The restaurant offers a variety of seating; some may choose to sit at the bar just past the entryway, others in the dining areas to the right and left of the entrance. The room to the right doubles as a private party room and is available for hosting events such as brida...

Looking to satisfy your appetite for Italian fare? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end Italian restaurants around Baltimore, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to satisfy your cravings. 1. Cinghiale - Osteria Topping the list is Cinghiale - Osteria. Explore the northern Italian dishes...

L’On. Fucsia Nissoli, coordinatrice di Forza Italia in Nord e Centro America e rieletta lo scorso marzo al Parlamento italiano, nella Circoscrizione estera - Ripartizione Nord e Centro America, ha voluto ringraziare personalmente, i componenti delle associazioni italiane dell’area metropolitana di Boston per il voto di fiducia che le hanno dato, pe...