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...

Please join Mia Maria Order Sons of Italy in America Lodge #2813 as we host the 2015 Bocce Bash at Frontier Park's Indian Village, Cheyenne, Wyoming. The Bocce Bash is a two-person team bocce tournament, lunch, silent auction, and fun for all. The cost is $60 per 2 person team. However, people can come and cheer on the teams and check out the...

Saturday, August 13 | 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. DUVBO (Down Under the Veterans Bridge Overpass) | Smallman & 13th St.. The Seventh Annual Bocce Tournament & Festival is almost here!   This all-day outdoor event, organized by Jack Mascaro of Mascaro Construction Company, features live music by Pure Gold, the Nieds Hotel Band, and th...

by Italian American Bocce Club of Greater New Orleans   Good times are here again!!! The Italian American Bocce Club is back from our Holiday Break with TWO Open Bocce Nights this week - both Wednesday (1/11) and Thursday (1/12) at 7pm. We will be taking sign-ups for our Winter Leagues as well, which will begin on Wednesday, January 25th and...

On the corner of H and 12 streets, across from the auto parts store sits a decently sized Italian restaurant and bar called Vendetta. Inside, there's a wooden bar and brick walls salvaged from churches in upstate New York and Maryland, and authentic Italian advertisements line the walls.   Upstairs, old restored Italian Vespas hang from the...

by Kevin Rivoli   Bocce is a game of Italian origin similar to lawn bowling played on a long narrow, usually, dirt court. Players roll heavy balls in an effort to stop as near as possible to a smaller ball, called the pallino. The first player/team to score 16 point wins.   For the past 36 years, St. Anthony's Italian Festival in Sene...

Some are Republicans. Some are Democrats. But there's one thing they agree on. Rolling a large ball at a very small ball can be a lot of fun. And playing bocce ball is a great way to celebrate your Italian heritage. So members of Congress turned out Monday night to play or to watch a sport that dates back to the Roman times.   The...

The Italian American Social Club of Waldwick held its 8th annual summer Bocce/Breakfast event. It included several teams playing on Waldwick's Borough Park double bocce courts.   Bocce is a popular Italian bowling game derived from ancient Roman times now enjoyed by teams of all ages, male or female. Attendees also enjoyed a homemade breakfa...

By Meg Peters   Thanks to Lake Orion bocce player Jose Botto, the United States can now boast its first medal from a World Bocce Championship tournament. Botto competed in the World Singles Bocce Championship April 25 against 32 other countries in Rome, Italy, after winning the title of the United States Champion in the men's division f...