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Mark your calendars: Chef Lidia Bastianich is coming to Eataly Boston! Join us in our marketplace from 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 3rd, where Chef Lidia will be available for a meet & greet with pre-signed copies of her newest book: Lidia’s A Pot, A Pan, And a Bowl.  What better Valentine's Day gift to give to the chef in your life tha...

While Newport Creamery’s former location at Bellevue Gardens closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the space’s dairy origins live on as Luca Mignogna and wife Christina renovate it into a traditional Italian cheese shop. “I’d like to bring possibilities into Newport that you can only get in Italy, in the countryside,” Luca Mignogna said. “We want to...

Father Amelio James Bertelli died at Regina Cleri Residence, Boston, on Jan. 5. Known by priests and parishioners as Jim, his adopted first name was in no way a slight to his Italian ancestry of which he was quite proud. He was born in Somerville on Aug. 14, 1928, the son of the late Amelio and Stella (Guazzaloca) Bertelli. After his education in l...

If your belly is calling for pizza and you are the adventurous type and like a little something different on your pie, then you might want to check out one of Fairfield County's favorite wood-fired pizza places. 850 Degrees Wood Fired Pizza in Ridgefield is gaining high marks for their inventive pizza selection -- also offered gluten-free -- and fo...

The Southington Sons of Italy has elected its new officers Saturday and presented Robert Triano with its “Brotherhood Award.” Tony Cusano, president of the Southington Sons of Italy, said that the Brotherhood Award is the highest honor a member can receive. The award is given to someone who has been a member in good standing for at least 10 years w...

In Central Square’s Lafayette Square, ice cream icon Toscanini’s has made its triumphant return to its original space at 899 Main St. after four years, following the redevelopment of the building into the boutique hotel 907 Main. “Same beloved space, same small-batch ice cream,” says the popular shop, “but this time with a selfie wall!” It’s curren...

Ciao! It’s no secret that Boston’s North End is the place to be for excellent Italian food. It is the Little Italy of Massachusetts after all! Dating all the way back to 1931, Cantina Italiana is the oldest restaurant in the area. If you’re in the mood for some incredible food at a historic Italian restaurant in Massachusetts, you have to come here...

Students and staff at Assumption University lived and studied at Villino Dufault, the university’s Rome campus, for an entire semester during which they were immersed in cuisine, art and culture Italian. The small group of students and staff, which returned to the United States last week, were the first group to spend a semester abroad in more than...

In a region of thick-crusted Greek pizzas, the patience of five friends who have long been hungry for a slice of traditional Italian-style pizza had worn thin.  To satisfy their cravings, they opened their own restaurant. “You can’t get a good Italian pizza anywhere,” said Mike Deloia, one of Hopedale Pizza Market's five co-owners.   Most places in...

In a recent performance of a program titled "The Migration of Italian Music," six members of Arcadia Players, the prestigious Western Massachusetts-based Early Music ensemble, were joined by viola da gamba, violone and baroque bass instrumentalist Andrew Arceci. Arceci, who is founder and director of the Winchendon Music Festival, played with and c...

During a meeting held at the Consulate General of Italy in New York, the new members of the Comites in the presence of the Consul General of Italy Fabrizio Di Michele, elected Predident Alessandro Crocco, 35 years old, of White Plains, New York.  The new President immediately addressed the assembly, thanked everyone for having participated in the f...

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm. Join the Friends of the Dartmouth Libraries on Tuesdays (January 18-February 22) from 11 a.m.-noon for the 32nd Annual Molly Little Art Film Series which will focus on Leonardo da Vinci and the Italian High Renaissance.  Audience members will learn about the artist and some of his most important works...