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The Soul Kitchen is a Community Restaurant, a non-profit community program run by the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation. A Community Restaurant is a place where individuals or families can come to eat a hot, nutritious meal in a warm, welcoming setting and meet their neighbors. Soul Kitchen: “Times are tough and we understand. If you are unable to pay f...

Lunedì scorso, 19 agosto, presso il Gran Caffè L’Aquila di Filadelfia, negli Stati Uniti, si è tenuta una riunione informale cui hanno partecipato Fucsia Nissoli, deputato al Parlamento italiano, Pier Attinio Forlano, console generale d’Italia a Filadelfia, e Luigi Patitucci, presidente del Comitato degli Italiani all’Estero (Comites). I tre espone...

The ICS – Italian Language Program is looking for: 1. Teachers for adults and kids’ classes and tutorials, in Bethesda, MD, Washington DC, Fairfax,VA and Frederick, MD – contractor. 2. Marketing and Events Coordinator (based in Bethesda, MD and from home) – contractor; 3. Children’s Language Program Coordinator and Teacher for kids’ classes in Beth...

Guess what! Good Italian food actually exists off Staten Island! Even in New Jersey. At the seafood-rich Jersey Shore no less! Who knew? Staten Islanders flock to the Shore like swanky Upper West Siders escape to the Hamptons. So after day at, in or on the waters of the Garden State, and you’re looking for good food and good atmosphere, we discover...

Family’s central role in our lives is a bit odd considering you’re bonded by blood instead of choice. The built-in attachment can prove challenging at times, but also rewarding in a way few other relationships can match. Comedian Candice Guardino aims to show the hilarity in both sides of her own family experience with her one-woman show/musical, “...

Good news for U.S. travelers yearning to visit southern Italy: on Thursday, United Airlines announced a brand new flight from New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport to Palermo, Sicily. It'll be the only daily nonstop flight from the U.S. to the capital city of the Italian island. The new route, which will launch on May 20, 2020, is espec...

Bartholomeo "Bennie" Ficeto is turning 98 years old this week, but he's not interested in retiring. He still works at the Stop & Shop in Edison, New Jersey, as a "bag boy," and wouldn't want it any other way. "You got to enjoy work, you got to enjoy what you're doing. I see people running around and saying 'Oh, I have to go to work!'" he told CBS N...

The annual St. Anthony’s Italian Heritage Festival takes place in Glassboro on Sept. 14. A procession from the St. Anthony’s Mutual Aid Society on Church Street to Rowan Boulevard will feature the St. Anthony’s statue decorated with flowers and carried by club members with traditional Italian musical accompaniment band. The Glassboro High School It...

Come Celebrate the Joy of Figs! September 15, 2019, 2:00 – 5:00PM. Wigle Barrelhouse and Whiskey Garden, 1055 Spring Garden Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. Click here for tickets: $35. Children age 11 and under free. Includes: Fig-based delicacies demonstrated and prepared by Vallozzi Exec Chef Josiah Henry; A complimentary fig-based Wigle cocktail crea...

A new Roman-style trattoria restaurant will be opening soon at The Yards in D.C., according to a report. The Washington Business Journal reports that the new restaurant is Maialino Mare, which will specialize in dishes such as pasta and grilled fish. It is a sister restaurant to Maialino, which opened in New York City in 2009, and it will be locate...

A celebrity chef is rolling the dice on a new restaurant at Rivers Casino. Steve Martorano, who operates popular eateries in Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas and Atlantic City, will open Martorano’s Prime in late 2019. The menu will be a fusion of Italian-American cuisine and steakhouse staples. The upscale spot will replace Andrew’s Steak & Seafood, whi...

A celebration of all things Italian comes to downtown Lynchburg on Friday, Sept. 20. The celebrations will be at Riverviews Artspace Gallery, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The event is open to the public without charge. Officials say there will be Italian wines (cash bar) and light cuisine, pasta demonstration and tasting, as well as Italian oil and vinega...