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Look to Mill River Park this weekend to get your pizza and pasta fix. The "That's Amore" Italian Street Festival, presented by the Italian Center of Stamford, is going on this weekend from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Oct. 8 and 9. The event is promoting "food, music and fun for the entire family." This is the first time the event has gone on in two years ...

The National Council of Columbia Associations in Civil Service in conjunction with the Columbus Citizens Foundation invites you to join us for the 2022 wreath ceremony at Columbus Circle and Statue on 59th St. This year ceremony will take place live on Sunday, October 9, 2022 - Columbus Circle - 9:30 AM. Please join us to celebrate Colombo and the...

In pre Silicon Valley days, Santa Clara, then known as “The Valley of Hearts Delight,” had an abundance of “Italian Connections.” In a 1998 copy of “La Rivista,” Prof. John De Vincenzi, then president of the IAHF (Italian American Heritage Foundation) and historian, wrote about the contributions of Italian Americans in Santa Clara County, during th...

The Buffalo Bill Center of the West is pleased to host the debut presentation of stunning images of Italy’s legendary cowboys who have worked the land in the Maremma region, just outside Florence and Rome, for centuries. This special exhibition, titled "Italy’s Legendary Cowboys of the Maremma, Photographs by Gabrielle Saveri," opens to the public...

The second Houston-area location of North Italia opens October 5 at The Woodlands Mall, located at 1201 Lake Woodlands. The Woodlands’ kitchen of this Italian chain, which debuted its first Houston location at BLVD Place in 2014, is helmed by executive chef Shawney Severns, who has creative license to include her personal take on the menu. This is...

The Board of County Commissioners invites residents to Union County’s 14th Annual Columbus Day Flag Raising event. The ceremony will take place Friday, October 7th, at 1:00 p.m., on the steps of the historic Union County Courthouse, located at 2 Broad Street in Elizabeth. “We are proud of the achievements of Italian Americans who have made amazing...

While their life journeys and the stages of their sainthood causes diverged, two men born in Italy are set to be canonized together Oct. 9: Blessed Giovanni Battista Scalabrini and Blessed Artemide Zatti. Scalabrini founded the Missionaries of St. Charles Borromeo, commonly known as the Scalabrinian Fathers, and the Missionary Sisters of St. Charle...

Mayor Nancy R. Rossi and the West Haven Italian Heritage Committee will honor the city’s “Mr. Soccer” as the “primo italiano” at the 23rd annual Italian Heritage Celebration. West Haven Youth Soccer League President John Vinci, a proud ambassador of his rich Italian heritage, will receive the Italian American of the Year award at noon Friday at Cit...

Among the contributions to improving the condition and reputation of Italians in America that are wrongly less remembered is unfortunately still that of Sicilian physician Vincenzo Sellaro, co-founder of the first Italian hospital in America and Ordine dei Figli d'Italia in America (now the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America). The Sicilia...

Thank you, Nationals, for an incredible experience on #ItalianHeritage Night! IABF officials Joe Quagliano, Carmine Gangone and Chris Vaccaro were joined on field by GM Mike Rizzo, young pitcher Cade Cavalli and coach Gary DiSarcina. They’re all very proud of their Italian American heritage. IABF felt it was necessary to have representatives from t...

Few storytellers have shaped the modern American Western than, ironically, Italian filmmaker Sergio Leone, who approached the genre with an outsider's view and pioneered the Spaghetti Western. Unlike his predecessor John Ford, Leone portrayed his "heroes" as morally ambiguous and argued that survival and greed shaped the American frontier more than...

The Columbus Day Parade is marching back to Cleveland’s Little Italy neighborhood on Monday, Oct. 10 along Mayfield and Murray Hill roads. Elaborate floats, marching bands, local artifacts, and city leaders will comprise the parade, which steps off at noon to celebrate Northeast Ohio’s deeply rooted Italian American culture. Apart from enjoying the...