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Best known as the pencil-wielding team leader on the CBS hit drama “FBI,” Jeremy Sisto has steadily built an impressive acting resume thanks to a devotion to the sorts of details that bring his characters to life. Telly Savalas had his lollipops. Peter Falk had his trench coat. And Jeremy Sisto has his pencil. Appearing on the hit CBS drama “FBI,”...

THE PURSE IS PLENTY PRETTY on the outside: emerald silk, embroidered with dainty yellow, purple, and peachy-pink blooms, arcing out of metallic vases. But things get more interesting when one pries the lustrous little parcel open. Between the seams and under the stitches, there’s something faded and faint, but unmistakable: a blue “Q” tucked betwee...

For six hours every Saturday, Lavo Italian Restaurant & Lounge at The Palazzo transforms into a brunch of bacchanalian proportions. Making people merry since 2011, the Lavo Party Brunch is all over-the-top fun. Let’s start with decadent menu items like almond-crusted French toast with cinnamon, and panettone-and-white-polenta pancakes with whipped...

Sam Carlino knew nothing of his grandfather Pete’s involvement in organized crime in Pueblo until 1985 while working at his family’s Italian sausage stand in San Jose, Calif. An elderly man took a sample and immediately recognized the recipe. “He immediately asked if I was a Carlino, and as I said yes. He proceeded to tell me how he had known my gr...

Netflix has acquired the worldwide rights to Sophia Loren’s return to the screen and her first feature film in over a decade, a drama called “The Life Ahead,” the streaming service announced Monday. Edoardo Ponti directed Loren in the film, and Netflix will debut it later this year. Loren plays a Holocaust survivor named Madame Rosa who runs a dayc...

An Italian restaurant with close to three decades of history in Hampton Roads will be the owner and anchor at a new Virginia Beach office building at the long-planned location of a biosciences park. Ynot Italian’s corporate headquarters will occupy part of the planned 45,000-square-foot office building on Princess Anne Road. Ynot bought 6 acres of...

The Plainfields' Chapter of UNICO was joined by UNICO District X Governor Anthony Bengivenga in swearing in Joe Belardo, a Vietnam veteran and recipient of many honors not only for his heroic work during the war, but also for his volunteer work for countless veteran organizations.  Joe Belardo won the 2019 Lou DeFillipo Armed Services Freedom Award...

Rome's Garbatella neighbourhood, which celebrates its centenary in 2020, was designed primarily to house railway and dock workers working in the neighbouring industrial district of Ostiense. When Garbatella's ground-breaking ceremony took place at Piazza Brin on 18 February 1920, an event presided over by Italy's King Victor Emanuel III, the fledgl...

Gregory Califano, who opened the award-winning Volturno Worcester on Shrewsbury Street in 2013, celebrated Volturno Framingham's second anniversary last September. Califano paints a picture of a successful Framingham restaurant with loyal following. Whether you’re craving handmade pasta, Neapolitan-style pizza or anything in between, both restauran...

The Italian American Police Society of New Jersey is proud to announce that it will honor John Gunnello as the 202 Man of the Year. Born and raised in Newark, John Gunnello came from a hard working, modest, blue collar family. Johns father, Edward Gunnello was a lifelong employee for the City of Newark, who worked endless hours to earn an honest pa...

The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci is undoubtedly one of the most iconic, most famous works of art of all times. As such, it has always attracted crowds to the Refectory of the Dominican church of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan where it is located. It is also regarded as a miraculous painting: it survived Leonardo’s own experimentations with a...

When I returned to New York after being away for winter break, I was looking forward to one thing in particular: food. The restaurants in the city are arguably some of the best in the world, and if I’m being honest, were a major reason why I chose to go to college here. A week before flying back I made a reservation at what I thought was one of the...