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GIADA, an Italian luxury womenswear brand, will open its new flagship boutique and first North American location at The Heritage On The Garden, in Boston's Back Bay. The 4,300 SF boutique was designed by award-winning Italian architect and designer, Claudio Silvestrin. Known for creating serene and simple forms of architecture, Silvestrin's archite...

Sign the petition to keep Italian at Notre Dame High School in West Haven, CT. Connecticut boasts the second highest percentage of residents of Italian heritage (16.6%), narrowly trailing Rhode Island, and also ranks second nationally for Italian spoken at home, after the State of New York. Notre Dame declares that their Foreign Language Department...

Last week Mayor Martin Walsh announced the appointment of Lina Tramelli as the East Boston Neighborhood Liaison within the Mayor’s Civic Engagement Cabinet. Tramelli will replace Jesús García-Mota who will now become Mayor Walsh’s Citywide liaison to the Latino community. Tramelli will officially begin serving as Eastie’s liaison on April 8. “Lina...

The University of New Hampshire (UNH), in collaboration with Fondazione Cineteca di Bologna, brought the touring festival of rare and restored films “Il Cinema Ritrovato,” to the Durham campus and The Music Hall in Portsmouth. With a total of eight screenings shown from Tuesday, March 19 to Sunday, March 24, the festival attracted about 750 student...

Frank Santorelli, an Italian-American who is best known for playing the recurring role of "Georgie the Bartender" on The Sopranos, will appear at Pitman's Freight Room on Friday, April 5, at 8 p.m. Santorelli has starred in numerous movies, including "No Reservations," "Meet the Parents," and "Crooked Lines." HIs passion has always been comedy. He...

Tony & Elaine’s, a red-sauce joint from North End restaurateur Nick Frattaroli (Bodega Canal, North Square Oyster, Ward 8). The restaurant is new, but it feels like a throwback, intentionally: red-checked tablecloths, raffia-wrapped Chianti bottles, cheesy vintage posters, the works. It follows in the footsteps of restaurants like Carbone and Parm...

Still settling into the new location that’s more than three times the size of their old warehouse, brothers Phil and Nick Mastroianni are gearing up for the busy limoncello season. The owners of Salem-based Fabrizia Spirits have come a long way during their 10 years in business.  In the beginning, the two would gather their friends and family on ni...

As a young actor in New York, Chazz Palminteri did a lot of theater. And when he moved to Los Angeles, he booked guest appearances on television shows like “Matlock,” “Hill Street Blues” and “Dallas.” Restless for a career-making part, however, Palminteri remembered something his father had told him, and decided to use his own life story to create...

Si rende noto che il Consolato Generale di New York intende procedere alla nomina del Console onorario da porre a capo del Consolato onorario con competenza per Hartford, Connecticut. Il Console onorario, che opererà sulla base delle istruzioni fornite dal Consolato Generale di I classe di New York, sarà chiamato a svolgere funzioni di assistenza d...

Saturday, April 6th, 2019. 41 Hampshire St., Cambridge, MA. Meet some of the best Italian craftsmen, artists, foods makers and professionals in Boston. Event schedule: 4 to 7pm Meet Italian Associations, Professionals & Businesses – free attendance; 7 to 8pm Panel discussion on Italian immigration. 8 to 11pm Cocktail reception and jazz concert. You...

A documentary film about New Haven's Little Italy that has played to packed crowds all over the area will soon have have its first showing in Hamden - at the town library on 2901 Dixwell Avenue on April 1st at 6:30 p.m. The film, The Village: Life in New Haven's Little Italy, was the creation of award-winning journalist Steve Hamm. It had its succe...

Having studied pizza making from Italy to San Francisco, and upon consulting on his first pizzeria in Detroit called "Mootz" this past January, 6-Time World Pizza Champion and Restaurateur Bruno DiFabio has opened Lord of the Pies, an exciting new concept in Greenwich, CT. The name is a nod to Bruno's reputation within the pizza world and his knowl...