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Sparta UNICO had its Annual Trip of a Lifetime to Italy drawing in March and Congratulations to Barbara Antonini Stote from Sparta...   Our prize winner for the Trip to Italy.   Barbara was notified today, and her first words were "OMG I never win anything".    Well Barbara you and your loved Husband Lenny are going on a fabulous Trip to Italy!  An...

Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA, one of the largest vertically integrated coffee companies in North America, and the North American operating unit of the Italy-based Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group, will consolidate and expand operations at its roasting facility in the City of Suffolk, Virginia. The $29.1 million project is expected to create 79 jobs....

Al DeGennaro, chapter president of Americans of Italian Heritage Council Inc., hosted a gathering of local Italian-American organizations on June 15 to they could share their plans for upcoming events. Representatives came from Christopher Columbus Monument in Elmwood Park, the Mount Carmel Club in Plymouth Meeting, the Holy Saviour Parish and Savi...

Saturday July 30, 2022 from 11:00AM to 05:00PM. Oceanport Avenue, Oceanport NJ 07757. Click here for general admission in advance. The Italian Festival & Wine Tasting is now two days! Enjoy mouth-watering Italian food from over a dozen of the area’s top restaurants and food trucks. In addition, sample from a great variety of Italian wines at our wi...

The Conference of Presidents of Major Italian American Organizations (COPOMIAO) is working closely with the New Jersey Italian Heritage Commission (NJIHC) on the national rollout of an equitable, diverse and inclusive curriculum model that uses heritage as a guide to better educate U.S. students in both public and private schools. It is titled: The...

The Italian Cultural Society held its Gala Awards Dinner 2022 “Beyond the Runway” at the Italian Embassy on June 10. The evening began with a cocktail reception, both indoors and on the sun-dappled patio to the sounds of a jazz trio. Ambassador Mariangela Zappia welcomed guests and lauded the ICS for its Italian language instruction, which opens th...

Rose Tree Park was under a sea of green-white-red and red-white-blue on June 5 as flags of both Italy and United States fluttered in the wind and welcomed thousands of people to the 12th annual Italian American Heritage Festival in Upper Providence, PA. The cultural celebration of family, friends, food and fun featured Italian personalities, author...

Zucchero Fornaciari World Wild Tour 2022. September 14, 2022 @ 8:00 PM. Howard Theatre, 620 T Street NW, Washington DC 20001. Buy tickets here. Credited as the father of Italian blues and boasting over 50 million records sold worldwide, Zucchero is coming back to the United States with a special, intimate performance at the Howard Theatre in Washin...

Italians and fans of Italian culture gathered Sunday afternoon, June 26 for a day of comedy and music outside Franklin Steakhouse and Tavern. The hot weather did not scare off patrons of the festival, which was put together by Starlite Productions. The five-year-old company has been putting together Italian-centric events on the East Coast from Flo...

Sirianni’s was established in June 1988 in a Davis, W.Va., shop located in a century-old steamship office. This office made travel arrangements for the many immigrants who came to this area for work during the coal and timber booms of the late 1890s and early 1900s. The restaurant’s name is that of ancestors of Sandra Goss, Walt Ranalli and Michael...

Rosemary Cappello feels that she has “lived a life that was very literary,” starting with a childhood where “learning was greatly appreciated and encouraged” and including a dynamic commitment to Philadelphia Poets, where she has been promoting, editing and publishing poetry since 1980. In April, she received a living tribute, hosted by Larry Robin...

It’s not customary to discuss Caesar salad at the start of a review. After all, at many establishments, it’s that thing drenched in a gloopy substance formulated in some factory. But at Atlantic City’s Cafe 2825, the Caesar is, in many ways, a perfect place to begin. A uniformed server, one of several who will orchestrate your experience, arrives a...