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If you hear “Ciao Bella, come stai?” (or bello, if you are a man) and smell garlic in the street, but you are not in the Stivale, or the boot, as we call our country, there is a good chance you have ended up in one of the many Little Italy around the United States. You can read many articles about the decline of these Italian neighborhoods, and, in...

Wildcard Jannik Sinner completed a dream run when he beat top-seeded Alex de Minaur to win the final of the Next Gen tournament for the season's best Under-21 players on Saturday. To the delight of the home crowd, the Italian won 4-2 4-1 4-2 to become the third winner of the tournament after South Korean Chung Hyeon and Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas. In...

"Questo palcoscenico internazionale deve rappresentare occasione e strumento per far conoscere le nostre eccellenze enogastronomiche e sopratutto per promuovere le bellezze del nostro Abruzzo". Questo il commento dell'assessore regionale al Turismo Mauro Febbi a margine dell'evento Educazione Alimentare: Cultura del gusto, tema della quarta Settima...

When Gene Loparco, who served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War, first began thinking about a veteran's memorial for the Order of the Schenectady chapter of the Sons of Italy he knew he wanted it to be big enough to see from the street, and big enough to encompass every U.S. veteran. Saturday he got his wish when the Sons of Italy of unv...

Oltre 80 iniziative in diverse città italiane, come Milano, Pescia (Pistoia), Treviglio (Bergamo), Rossano (Cosenza), si terranno in occasione della XVIII Settimana della cultura d’impresa, rassegna di eventi promossa da Confindustria (dall’8 al 22 novembre). Con il tema A regola d’arte. L’Italia delle culture d’impresa: inclusiva e sostenibile por...

Cesaria is 95 years old, but her fingers are as swift and strong as they twist skinny strands of dough into lorighittas, a delicate Sardinian pasta shaped like braided hoop earrings. The process starts with semolina and salted water. Cesaria measures them only by eye and years of practice, coaxes them into a smooth, pliable dough with a good 30 min...

It was all about Italian at a recent gala at the Paxon Hollow Golf Club. About 250 guests packed the ballroom for the 28th annual Associazione Regionale Abruzzese (ARA) Delco dinner dance to pay tribute to their Italian heritage and honor local people of Italian origin or descent who have made outstanding contributions to the community while foster...

Located right in the heart of Sicily, Piazza Armerina boasts one of the largest and richest historical centers in Sicily. Built on three hills, in an area settled by the Romans, Piazza Armerina has preserved its medieval layout, while its monuments display a range of architectural styles, from Norman to Gothic to Baroque, remnants of its glorious p...

A visiting Italian senator had a request for Montgomery’s latest downtown restaurant: Skip the sauces. Keep it simple. Just traditional Italian food. Sen. Massimo Mallegni brought along some help to make that happen. Chef Gianluca Tolla, who won a culinary contest in Tuscany, came here to work with Vintage Year and Ravello chef Eric Rivera on techn...

Tuesday, Nov 19th, 2019 at 7:00pm Casa Belvedere, 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301. Register Now!! Italian Geniuses & Colorful Personalities. With Carla Gambescia. Join us for a fun interactive evening led by award-winning author and cultural expert Carla Gambescia exploring Italian geniuses and some of Italy’s most colorful personalities...

Sons of Italy held another successful sold out Beefsteak Dinner on Saturday, November 2. The event included all you can eat beefsteak, salad, pasta, beer, wine, soda, coffee, tea and dessert. Joining the Local Sons of Italy were Sons of Italy New Jersey State Officers who traveled a long way: Diane Santoro, 1st State V.P., Lou Santoro, N.J. Past St...

Sometimes there are evenings where the food and wine are simply perfect, both on their own and especially when paired together. Those nights are unforgettable. One such evening I was fortunate enough to participate in was a special Sassicaia dinner at Vivere restaurant at the Italian Village in Chicago. The Italian Village is celebrating its 92nd y...