Paul Pierce rightfully had his No. 34 placed in the Garden rafters Sunday, in large part because of his role in bringing a championship to the Celtics. But there was a guy at the gymnasium on Causeway Street last night who had a hand in three Celtics titles, and what I want to know is when is someone going to raise a banner for Dick Vitale? Yes, th...

Eataly USA, with stores in New York City, Chicago, Boston and Los Angeles, will feature products from Calabria, a region in Italy. The stores will showcase the products with spotlights in the restaurants, market shelves and cooking classes. The products were launched with an opening event last month attended by Lidia Bastianich, world ambassador of...

Thursday, February 15 | 7:30-9:30pm | 5 Longfellow Park, Cambridge. Il Circolo italiano di Boston presenta: Maschere in Movimento: il Mondo della Commedia dell'Arte. By Chiara Durazzini, Co-Fondatrice e Direttore Artistico della compagnia di Commedia dell'Arte Pazzi Lazzi. La sala di riunione si trova davanti al edificio principale dei "Friends." M...

There are still many Little Italys in the United States. Some of them are just a few blocks now, other are what's left of the urbanization that brought large roads in the middle of many American cities after the war, several times crashing an Italian community. Every one of them is a place where a big Italian heart has been, is and hopefully always...

Si è conclusa domenica scorsa la 65esima edizione dell’Harvard Model United Nations, la più grande simulazione mondiale dell’Assemblea generale delle Nazioni Unite, alla quale partecipano ogni anno più di 3.000 studentesse e studenti da tutto il mondo. E p er la prima volta una studentessa italiana ha ricevuto una menzione d’onore da parte del pres...

The first Italians arrived in the North End in the 1860s when the political and economic situation in Italy had become untenable. Their numbers grew here in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Most were unskilled laborers and lacked the ability to speak English. They faced severe discrimination and took what jobs were available with their limited resou...

Fairsted Kitchen bid farewell to Brookline on New Year’s Eve, but owner Steve Bowman has already replaced his beloved restaurant with a new one: Grassona’s Italian. It’s not that Bowman didn’t still love Fairsted — he loved it very much — but rather he felt it was simply time for a change. “Some restaurants — like the French Laundry, for example —...

Un’invenzione tutta italiana che ha fatto il suo debutto negli Usa. È e-REAL, Enhanced Reality Lab, che si propone come il punto d’incontro tra reale e virtuale in ambito medico. Un ambiente dove gli oggetti fisici e digitali coesistono ed interagiscono, ad esempio un elettrocardiografo reale con un ecografo virtualizzato, o un paziente simulato co...

The first Fra Angelico painting to reach the United States had a secret. In 1899, Isabella Stewart Gardner acquired Assumption and Dormition of the Virgin, one of four works in a series by the Italian Renaissance painter depicting scenes from the Virgin Mary’s life. Angelico, a 15th century friarwho specialized in religious frescoes, was renowned f...

Saturday, February 24, 6-8 PM EST. I Am Books - 189 North St, Boston 02113. The inspiring and irresistible true story of the women who broke barriers and finish-line ribbons in pursuit of Olympic Gold. When Betty Robinson assumed the starting position at the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam, she was participating in what was only her fourth-ever org...