When George Mather, of Raynham, reflects on his close friendship with Paul Posti, a personal chef for Frank Sinatra, a prevailing thought comes to mind. “The most notable thing to me was he was a great Patriot,” Mather said of Posti during an interview with the Herald. “He loved this country … defended this country.” Posti, a North End native, boas...

North End restaurant owners aren't giving up their fight against Mayor Michelle Wu over the city’s outdoor dining restrictions. This time, they’re using her recent trip to Italy to highlight the issue. “While the mayor has been visiting cities in Italy, dining outdoors and enjoying the beautiful weather, our coworkers here continue to lose income d...

We've learned more about Joe Mazzulla the Boston Celtics head coach over the last year, but what about Joe Mazzulla the person? Since the start of the 2023-24 NBA season, NBC Sports Boston's video crew spent time with Mazzulla to learn what makes him tick. In Part 1 of our "Mazzulla" docuseries, the second-year coach showed how he developed his com...

In a step aimed at bolstering transatlantic connections, Boston's Mayor Michelle Wu and Rome's Mayor Roberto Gualtieri inked a Declaration of Intent yesterday, heralding a new dawn for cultural and economic synergy between the historic cities, according to Boston's official news release. At Rome City Hall, the leaders put pen to paper on a document...

Italian music legend Zucchero is excited to return to North America with his Overdose D'Amore World Tour! Don't miss your chance to experience the show with his greatest hits. In gratitude for the successes already achieved and to wish for more, his management thought of offering a special promotion to We the Italians readers, which you will find b...

A Street Hospitality, a Boston-based restaurant group focused on  creating unparalleled experiences for guests centered around hospitality, announced that its latest culinary creation, La Padrona, will bring authentic Italian dining to The Raffles Hotel  beginning May 15, 2024. La Padrona is an 8,600 square foot multisensory experience with an idea...

North End restaurateurs protested the city’s outdoor dining rules, this time with multiple banners that hung across Hanover Street and a planned rally Wednesday the same week other neighborhoods in Boston would begin to be allowed to set up street dining for the season.  One banner seen Monday read “If you want a reservation for outdoor dining in t...

You might say Bostonians have tunnel vision when it comes to their dessert choices. While the city may have catapulted Boston Cream Pie into fame and it certainly runs on donuts (Dunkin’ or otherwise), the best cannoli in Boston remain a local delicacy. These filled pastry masterpieces of Italian origin are beloved by many, and actually are the top...

One of the finest exponents of rock blues in Italy, Zucchero brings his Greatest Hits World Tour, Overdose D’Amore to Boston. Performing for the first time at the Emerson Colonial Theatre, he invites you to join him in celebrating 40 years of his most memorable and loved hits. Zucchero’s 40-year career has seen more than 60 million records sold, in...

The Embassy of Italy in Washington and the Italian consular network in the United States are celebrating the first Made in Italy Day, on the anniversary of the birth of Leonardo da Vinci, with a program of initiatives across the country. In Washington, the Ambassador of Italy to the United States, Mariangela Zappia, hosts today the event “Italian C...