Dr. Jon S. Odorico of Madison, WI, was awarded the 2016 UNICO National Marconi Science Award and Medal by UNICO National President Ann Walko, at a gala award ceremony and dinner attended by UNICO National officers and dignitaries from across the country during UNICO's National Board of Directors meeting, Saturday, March 5th, 2016 in Atlantic City,...

by Danielle Gomes   There is nothing that matters more to Italian-born chef Franco Raimondo than preparing and serving only the freshest food possible at Marco Polo in Ocean City. "I never serve food that was made yesterday," Raimondo says.   Each day, Raimondo makes the sauces and soups fresh and at the end of the night, if ther...

Last night North Plainfield Police Chief William G. Parenti was sworn in as the President of the NJ State Association of Chiefs of Police. This event is another milestone in this Italian American family's legacy in law enforcement. Chief Parenti's father, retired Fanwood Police Chief Anthony Parenti also served as President of the Association. &nb...

By Scott Cronick   More than four years have passed since the Golden Nugget's transformation in Atlantic City and a slew of Landry's-owned restaurants, including Grotto, debuted here. And while the other Nugget restaurants — Chart House, Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse, Lillie's Asian Cuisine and Michael Patrick's Brasserie — all impress...

Sabato scorso, ad Atlantic City, New Jersey, "L'Italian American National Hall Of The Fame" consegna nelle mani del piccolo Nicodemo Coppola, la medaglia di "Eroe dell'anno per il papà Leonardo (36 anni), morto in un locale della Florida, nel gennaio del corrente anno, mentre cercava di proteggere la vita di una sua dipendente dall'ira del marito (...

IL Volo, the popular Italian trio, recently performed their music at the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City. The sold-out concert brought hundreds of screaming fans who gave numerous standing ovations to the group that puts their own twist on classic operatic songs. Founded in 2009, the group consists of baritone Gianluca Ginoble along...

It's officlal. Cafe 2825 in Atlantic City is N.J.'s best Italian restaurant. The restaurant, at 2825 Atlantic Ave., topped nine other finalists in our N.J.'s best Italian restaurant showdown.   Cafe 2825, with its cozy, 52-seat dining room and compact bar, was one of the smallest restaurants of the 40 we visited in our semifinal round....

by David J. Spatz   Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa will turn some heads with one of its late-winter entertainment offerings. Which only seems fair, because this particular star has been turning heads with both her stunning beauty and her acting chops for the better part of 60 years. The biggest name on the casino's entertainment schedu...

ABC's The Chew star Michael Symon will soon be opening an Italian restaurant at Atlantic City. The 46 year old restaurateur, author, and James Beard awardee who was born in Cleveland has partnered with Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City to open his first Italian restaurant. Symon hasn't thought of a name for the restaurant yet, bu...

Al Pacino is one of the most acclaimed actors in film history. He is most famous for his roles in "The Godfather," "The Godfather II," "Serpico," "Dog Day Afternoon," "Scarface," "Carlito's Way," "Heat" and "Scent of a Woman." He is a winner of an Academy Award, two Primetime Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe awards, the National Medal of Arts and the...