By Scott Enman   Brooklyn has long been the mecca of all things hip, trendy and outside the box. One competitor prepares to take a shot at Floyd. Photo courtesy of Floyd In Brooklyn, where the center of the universe is continuously being carved anew, the most popular nightlife venues today feature a pair of antiquated games thoug...

Watch more than 30 teams throw out the pallino and throw down for a worthy cause at the Fourth Annual Bocce Tournament & Festival. Organized by Jack Mascaro of Mascaro Construction Company, the event benefits the Italian American Endowed Fund, which is dedicated to preserving the history and culture of Italian Americans in Western Pennsylvania....

More than 35 four-person teams will play bocce Aug. 16 to benefit the Italian-American program at the Senator John Heinz History Center in the Strip District. The teams will compete under the Veterans Bridge near 13th and Smallman streets in the fifth annual Bocce Tournament and Festival. The festival will feature music by Pure Gold, Jimmy Sapienz...

by Jennifer Wright   "MAJOR League Bocce" is exactly the sort of tongue-in-cheek name that works for a league that's "major" mostly in how fast it has grown. The casual, social sport league that is helping to rejuvenate the ancient game expects about 12,000 registered players this year in Philadelphia and 10 other cities nationwide. &n...

Get your Bocce Balls ready 'cause here it is, the inaugural Bocce Tournament of the Italian Heritage Society of Indiana!!!!! When: Friday, June 14th (start time: 4:00 PM) - 45 minute games Saturday, June 15th - Winners from Friday games (start time: 12:00 PM). 1st Round- 45 minutes, 2nd & Final Rounds- 30 minutes Where: Lacy Park at McCarty...

by Michael Olohan   The Greater Ramsey UNICO, an Italian-American community organization, hosted its first boccie ball tutorial and tournament, drawing about 22 competitors and raising about $1,000 on Oct. 20.   The group plans to make it an annual event, said Peter Reganato, chapter director. Joseph Verdone, a borough councilman and...

The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere, Grymes Hill, will host its first annual "Taste of Italy" Golf Outing and Bocce Tournament on Wednesday, June 19, at Silver Lake Golf Course. Registration and lunch begin at 11:30 a.m., and cocktails, dinner and an auction begin at 6 p.m. The cost of golf, lunch and dinner is $175 per person; the co...

It is getting close to that time of year when the bocce enthusiasts start gearing up for the annual Waldensian Festival Bocce Tournament. Every year on the second Saturday in August, the town of Valdese holds the annual Waldensian Festival to honor their Italian heritage. This year the event will be held on Aug. 9, and includes numerous activities...

by James Ewinger   There are numerous tricolor flags in the world, but only one with any dominion over a bocce tournament. Thus the green, white and red flag of Italy is flying proudly alongside the banners of Canada and the United States this weekend in Wickliffe. The occasion is the 32nd annual Cleveland Challenge Cup of Bocce at...

by Arthur A. Lauretano The Friends Of The North End (FONE) held their summer bocce banquet at the Sons of Italy Hall in Winchester, MA on July 13th. Prizes consisting of a plaque and a bottle of wine were awarded to the winning team of Angelo DiGirolamo, Richie DeSantis, Bobby Carbone and Mario Antidormi.   This bocce season was very c...