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The traditional purple painted stripe was vividly seen in the center of Franklin Avenue on Sunday, Oct. 13. Nutley and Belleville once again joined together to host the only Columbus Day Parade in Essex County. The 37th annual parade also celebrates Italian Heritage month. The 2-mile parade kicked off from Belleville High School on Passaic Avenue,...

History: At 21 years old, Bottino, if human, would finally be coming of age, but in restaurant years, 21 represents an even more dramatic milestone in NYC's uber-competitive dining scene. Owner Danny Emerman and his partner, Alessandro Prosperi, have been feeding the art world since 1987, when they opened Barocco, a no-nonsense, Tuscan restaurant i...

If you’re a filmmaker and look up to Martin Scorsese, you’ll love this video. StudioBinder brings you five key elements of Scorsese’s directing in a fun video showing excerpts from his movies and various interviews. It’s a great source of inspiration and an opportunity to learn some tricks from a directing master.  Scorsese uses different cinematic...

These Venetian gondoliers swapped their traditional striped T-shirts for scuba gear on Sunday, to retrieve rubbish from the bottom of the city's canals. The scuba divers worked near the iconic Rialto Bridge for six hours through the night. City councillor for the protection of tradition, Giovanni Giusto, said it was easier to conduct the clean-up o...

The Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders held its 2019 Italian Heritage Month celebration on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the Hall of Records. The ceremony commemorated the heritage and culture of the Italian-American community. Freeholder President Brendan Gill began the program with welcoming remarks, recognizing the vast diversity that exists in E...

Co-producers Jeff Porter, VinePair (vinepair.com), I.E.E.M. (ieemusa.com) and Colangelo & Partners (colangelopr.com) announce today the debut episode of ‘Sip Trip with Jeff Porter,’ (siptripitaly.com) a culinary road trip through Italy with one of America’s most beloved Italian wine experts, sommelier Jeff Porter. Sip Trip launches on VinePair’s so...

Missoula County commissioners on Tuesday approved an application for federal funding to restore barracks used during World War II to imprison American citizens of Japanese and Italian descent. “This is a crucial step toward the full restoration of these buildings and in helping to advance the Historical Museum’s effort to tell the story of these in...

“Post-made in Italy. Nuovi significati, nuove sfide nella società globale” è il nuovo libro del sociologo Riccardo Giumelli, edito da Altravista Editore. Il testo cerca di comprendere il contesto socio-culturale nel quale il fenomeno del made in Italy si pone. A partire da questi cambiamenti e dalla difficoltà di capire, citando il sociologo Bauman...

The University of Notre Dame is delaying its plan to cover up 19th century murals depicting Christopher Columbus in America that have long been criticized for their stereotypical images of Native Americans and blacks submissively posing before white European explorers. The Catholic university based in South Bend, Indiana, announced in January that...

The tastes of Tuscany, Italy, have arrived in Opelousas as Tuscany's Italian Restaurant opened at 5620 I-49 North Service Road. Part of a nationwide chain owned by the Metalia family, Tuscany's now has 16th locations since the first one opened in 1992 in Manhattan, New York.  The restaurant had its soft opening last week and hopes to hold its grand...

The Italian Club of Tampa would like to recognize and congratulate Italian Club Member & Past President - Joe Capitano, Sr. on receiving The 2019 Luminaries Award from The Junior League of Tampa. Please take a moment and watch the video included. The Junior League of Tampa and WEDU PBS present The Luminaries - an annual recognition program to showc...

Statua del Lisippo, via alla petizione e alla raccolta firme per riaverlo. A dicembre la Cassazione ha rigettato anche l’ultimo ricorso del Getty Museum. Dunque via libera alla rogatoria internazionale per riavere la statua greca in Italia. Resta valido il provvedimento del giudice Gasparini che ordina la confisca «della statua denominata L’Atleta...