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Growing up in the Marche region of Italy in the 1970s, young Fabio Trabocchi would follow his father into the garden on Saturday mornings with his sister, filling their baskets with whatever was ready to harvest—sun-warmed eggplant and vibrant tomatoes, fresh herbs and leafy greens. Then their small working-class family would spend hours cooking to...

When it comes to the perfect Spring and Summer treat, we New Jerseyans take our Italian ices very seriously. As time has gone on and New Jersey has evolved, the one thing that hasn’t changed is people’s love for Italian ice. Although there will always be controversy surrounding the name, some calling it “Italian ices,” some swearing that it’s just...

When Stephanie Carey was just a junior, she came up with an idea to help others enjoy the prom without the worry or the expense of purchasing gowns. The Ocean City High School senior, who lives in Upper Township, solicited the help of her parents, Marty and Michele Carey, to come up with an event where prom-goers who couldn’t afford gowns could go...

Italian singer Andrea Bocelli is bringing his tour to Pittsburgh this winter. After a year of Bocelli’s live-streamed performances, he’s taking his live show to the U.S. His “Believe North American Tour” will stop at PPG Paints Arena on Dec. 4. Tickets will go on sale May 3 at 10 a.m. It’s the fourth show announced at PPG Paints Arena in the recent...

Guests from the Rahway, New Jersey area return again and again to Luciano's Ristorante for distinctive Italian cuisine. The restaurant is conveniently located in the heart of the city's business and arts district with plenty of parking available. Whether it's for cocktails and small plates or a full satisfying meal, this is a destination that is su...

When: Tuesday, April 6th, 2021. Who: Plaintiffs are The Conference Of Presidents Of Major Italian American Organizations, Philadelphia Councilmember Mark F. Squilla, and The 1492 Society. Where: Suit has been filed in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania  On January 27, 2021, Mayor Kenney by “Executive Order” No. 2-21...

The radio station WWDB (860 AM) has signed with L’Associazione Regionale Abruzzese Delco to carry the area’s third Italian-American radio program, to be hosted by Melissa Cannavo-Marino and Nick Alessandrini. Cannavo-Marino and Alessandrini will host the afternoon edition of “Viaggio Musicale,” a bi-lingual program at 2 p.m. on Sundays. Cannavo-Mar...

Hoboken received the news that Artichoke Pizza was expanding to the Mile Square back in 2017, and a Jersey City location was to follow. Hoboken’s Artichoke Pizza opened in 2019, and Artichoke Basille’s was excited to recently announce that it will be opening a new storefront by early June at 246 Bay Street in Jersey City. Read on to learn what we k...

Professor of Italian Teresa Fiore, Inserra Chair in Italian and Italian American Studies, was recently awarded the Italian national honor of “Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia” (Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy) by the Italian Consulate. The president of the Italian Republic grants the distinction “to Italians abroad or foreigners...

Bianco Nero, an artisanal gelateria, is coming soon to Englewood. According to their social media, Norwood’s Baci Gelato is behind the “boutique gelato store” that will bring “real Italian gelato in Bergen County”. There is another location of the shop currently in Tel Aviv. Baci wholesales Italian Gelato in New Jersey and New York, plus they began...

Baltimore Orioles first baseman / outfielder and Italian American Trey Mancini has been an inspiration. After battling cancer, he is back on the field in 2021 and will be honored by the Italian American Baseball Foundation as the Tommy Lasorda Award recipient at this year’s awards gala. “It is our honor and privilege to recognize Trey for his deter...

A seguito del grave rallentamento dell’attività di trasmissione in Italia delle pratiche di pensione da parte dell’Ufficio della Security Administration of International Operation di Baltimora (USA), ho rappresentato all’Ambasciatore Armando Varricchio la situazione di grave disagio che si è venuta a creare per gli interessati e per le organizzazio...