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There are delicious Italian restaurants found throughout the Pine Tree State. From flavorful sauces to perfectly sweet desserts, if you love Italian food like I do, you have plenty of options for an unforgettable meal. However, an eatery located in Brunswick may be one of the best — The Great Impasta. This Italian restaurant in Maine is a local fav...

And the winner is… Everyone at the March Wakefield Sons and Daughters of Italy gathering who enjoyed a variety of 10 different meatball recipes. Some members/contestants made them the way they learned from their families. Others from a cookbook or based on their instincts. It truly smelled wonderful at the West Side Social Club on March 12. Other m...

Explore the deep roots of the Italian community in New Haven, CT with our esteemed guests, Frank Stellato and “Uncle Frank” Carano as we explore the cultural and culinary importance of the St. Andrew of Amalfi Society and the indelible mark of Italian migration on New Haven’s history.   Savor the stories of reconnecting with family history and trad...

The Ricci brothers, Maurizio and Graziano, may have grown up in Italy, but it's safe to say that they have definitely made Fairfield County their home. This month, the brothers opened their seventh Italian eatery in Fairfield County, the new Romanacci Craft Bar & Kitchen at 116 Post Road in Fairfield, CT. The brothers have Romanacci locations in No...

The next time you’re in Vermont and craving freshly made pasta, we suggest dining at Papa Frank’s Italian Restaurant in Winooski. Since 1984, this popular spot has been the place for all your Italian favorites featuring fresh pasta. So, if you’re in the mood for spaghetti with meatballs, fettuccine Alfredo, homemade ravioli, or even pizza, pack you...

On Thursday, April 18 at 5 p.m. in the Diffley Board Room, Bellarmine Hall (1073 North Benson Road Fairfield, CT) filmmaker Eduardo Montes-Bradley will present his new documentary, The Italian Factor, about the Italian-born Piccirilli brothers, who sculpted many important important monuments in New York including the lions that grace the entrance t...

If you’re making a list of the best Italian food in New Hampshire, this hidden gem in Bennington had better be on it. I’m talking about Alberto’s Italian Restaurant in Bennington, NH. Or Bat’s, if you’re a local. They bill themselves in a very tongue-and-cheek way as “Best Food By a Dam Site,” due to the fact that they’re a stone’s throw from the M...

North End restaurant owners protested outside the annual St. Patrick’s Day breakfast in opposition to the City of Boston’s outdoor dining regulations, local news reported. More than a dozen restaurant owners and their staff were outside the Ironworkers Local 7 Hall in South Boston, NBC reported. Breakfast attendees heading inside the hall heard a s...

Good news on the legislative front! The N.H. House Executive Departments & Administrative Committee voted H.B. 1335, the bill to eliminate Columbus Day as a state holiday, “Inexpedient to Legislate” by a 14 to 1 vote. The Committee is recommending to the full N.H. House of Representatives that the bill be voted down. Friends of Italian Americans ha...

Casa Lago Press and Anthony Socci Announces the Release of the Italian History Nonfiction paperback, “United We Stand: Pre WW II-Chronicles of the Italian Colony of Stamford,” a comprehensive history of pre-WW II Italians of the City of Stamford, CT, available at bookstores currently (including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, alibis.com).  It is well known...

Friday, April 5 · 6:30 - 7:30pm EDT. I AM Books - 124 Salem Street Boston, MA. "In the heart of Central Park there is an angel. It is the Angel of the Waters statue, which appeared on the Bethesda Fountain on May 31, 1873. It has since earned a place among the city's icons-a deserved place for its classical beauty, although not everyone knows that...

The Center for Italian Culture at Fitchburg State University will continue its 2023-2024 programming series, Nuovo Mondo: A Century of Immigration from and to Italy, with a series of film screenings that focus on recent immigration to Italy from diverse perspectives. Admission to the screenings, all of which will be held in Ellis White Lecture Hall...