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In five-inch heels and a lace pencil skirt, Milan is taking baby steps into the new normal. With supermodels on the catwalk and Paul Mescal in the front row, Fendi had flashbulbs popping at a fashion show for the first time since before lockdown. Italian fashion is back in business, although not business at usual. At Dolce & Gabbana, guests accesso...

Road to recovery. Buddy Valastro is on the mend after he accidentally impaled his hand while bowling with his family at their New Jersey home. The Cake Boss star, 43, shared a photo on Wednesday, September 23, via Instagram of himself in a hospital bed with a bandaged right arm. “I was involved in a terrible accident a few days ago,” he captioned t...

On Monday night, the Board of Alders met to discuss concerns over the Board of Education’s redesignation of Columbus Day as Indigenous People’s Day and unanimously voted to establish Italian Heritage Day as an official city holiday on the second Monday of October. Local community members and activists around the country have long called for the ren...

Italy's Deputy Health Minister Pierpaolo Sileri said on Tuesday that he expects the spread of coronavirus to continue in a "gradual" and "controlled" way, adding that get-togethers with family and friends are a particular risk. "Circulation of the virus will rise. It is undeniable," Sileri told Italy's InBlu radio station. "Contagions will continue...

What’s the first thing that comes to  your mind when you think of Italians? They dress well: yeah, sure. They know how to cook! True, true.  They are passionate: there we go, we’re getting close to the point. Imagine — or reminisce about— an Italian friend passionately discussing about something and, no shadow of a doubt, you’ll picture them veheme...

Friday, Sep 25, 2020 at 8:30 PM. Roundabout Diner and Lounge, 580 Portsmouth Traffic Circle, Portsmouth, NH, 03801. Get tickets here. Frank is an Italian-American who is best known for playing the recurring role of “Georgie the Bartender” in The Sopranos. Frank is also well known for his star role in The Godfathers of Comedy. Frank has starred in n...

Bedford resident Chazz Palminteri, known for his 1993 film "A Bronx Tale," as well as other roles, most recently as Shorty in ABC's "Modern Family," will open an Italian restaurant in White Plains. According to business partner Jack Sinanaj, Chazz Palminteri Restaurant & Pizza, will take over what had been Anthony's Coal-Fired Pizza. (Anthony's clo...

The cancellation of the Clark UNICO Italian Feast this October leaves not only a disappointment for the community but a shortfall in funding for the organization.  The proceeds from the annual event are used to fund many charitable activities throughout the year and to give scholarships to graduating seniors.  The ongoing pandemic challenged the or...

The Art Commission has voted to remove the Christopher Columbus statue in Schenley Park. They voted 3-0 in favor of removing the Columbus statue, which was vandalized twice this summer. It follows emotional debates between members of the Italian American community and Native Americans. The statue has stood in Oakland for more than 60 years, a symbo...

The Italian Netflix series Curon has brought to light a beauty set between the Retiche Alps and Lake Reschen, located in the province of Bolzano in South Tyrol. This location is right next to the border with Austria and Switzerland. But the town of Curon Venosta is just one of the many Italian secrets: a town underwater, paved with history and lege...

La Divina Italian Cafe is mixing up delightful gelatos and sorbet mimosas, paninis and lasagna and serving them up with artwork and live music. And the combination of food and fun seems to be paying off. Like other eateries, the cafe at 3535 Perkins Road in Baton Rouge has had to overcome its share of challenges during the state's pandemic lockdown...

Some of the greatest inventions known to man were developed to solve fundamental problems. Some of those would achieve legendary status. The ice resurfacer, in its most basic descriptive name, no matter the manufacturer, is known to most everyone as the Zamboni. Strange name, eh? Consider that the Zamboni was invented and used for a full 10 years b...