New Haven has plenty to offer, including incredible restaurants. One of the city’s staples recently got a long-awaited facelift. Liberato and Guiseppina Dell’Amura opened Libby’s Italian Pastry Shop on Wooster Street way back in 1922. It’s still family-owned, four generations strong now, and ready to celebrate 100 years. “We keep everything the sam...

West Putnam Avenue has long held a prominent position on the circuit of car collectors. That popularity has helped one of the world’s leading makers of ultra-luxury vehicles make a fast start during its first year of sales in Connecticut. Nearly a year after opening its showroom at 300 W. Putnam Ave., Lamborghini is seeing robust local demand for i...

The replacement for the Columbus statue in Wooster Square Park has hit a roadblock, with objections to its size and design as well as questions on compliance with historic district standards. A vote on the proposed four-figure family statue meant to honor Italian-American immigrants to Wooster Square has been put off until Jan. 12 as the project se...

Automobili Lamborghini announces the Grand Opening of Lamborghini Greenwich, the legendary Italian company’s newest retail storefront in the U.S. Automobili Lamborghini Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Stephan Winkelmann, attended the celebration and participated in the ribbon-cutting ceremony with dealer principal, Robert DiStanislao. In addi...

I am proud to announce that my latest book "THE EXCEPTIONAL MISS UCCELLO: THE LEGACY OF HARTFORD'S FIRST FEMALE MAYOR" " is now available on Amazon both as e-book and paperback here.  The daughter of a Sicilian shoemaker and a conservative Republican in a city where Democrats, lead by the legendary State and National Party Chairman John Bailey, hel...

When town officials first announced in January 2020 that the new Italian eatery Ecco was coming to town, it was pitched as an exciting piece of the renovation of Long Hill Green. But now, much of the new Long Hill Market is open for business, and Ecco is still dark. That won’t be the case for long, according to Dan Camporeale, a partner in Ecco. He...

A music and comedy holiday concert is coming to the Ridgefield Playhouse in just over two weeks. “The Italian Broadway Christmas Show” is coming to the theater on Dec. 15. The show is set to feature world-renowned vocalist Anthony Nunziata, comedian Kevin Bartini and special guest Tony Award winner Debbie Gravitte. Nunziata joins us on Nyberg to sh...

December 4 (Saturday) 12:00pm. This program will be a hybrid event (virtual and in-person). Author Gail Reitano will join live via Zoom from California and Author Patricia Dunn will be present at the Norwalk Public Library (1 Belden Ave, Norwalk, CT 06850) in person. Books may be purchase at IAM Books. Contact: National Organization of Italian Amer...

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Msgr. Nicholas V. Grieco. Msgr. Nick was an active and vital part of The Craco Society who contributed greatly to our efforts to maintain our history, culture, and traditions. He will be missed greatly. A wake will be held on Thursday, December 2, 2021, from 6-8pm at St. Cecilia Church,...

Looks like you're never too old to become a social media star. Her name is Babs Costello, she live in New Canaan, Connecticut, but if you follow any type of social media, then you probably know her better by her handle, "Brunch With Babs". Her rise to social media fame started quickly for the mom and grandmother, who was never on social media at al...