One of Hoboken’s most popular and most traditional events is back again, running from Saturday, July 22 through Wednesday, July 26. The 107-year-old St. Ann’s Italian Festival -- known colloquially as “The Feast of St. Ann” -- will include the traditional statue procession and Novena.The five-day festival is centered at Seventh and Jefferson street...

Ora c'è un libro, una sorta di "album souvenir", come lo definisce l'autore, monsignor Giuseppe de Candia, a raccontare e ricordare a chi verrà, il primo viaggio pastorale di monsignor Domenico Cornacchia, Vescovo della Diocesi di Molfetta, Giovinazzo, Terlizzi e Ruvo di Puglia, in terra americana in occasione del 90esimo anniversario della Festa d...

My friends and I hogged it up Saturday night at the Monte San Giacomo Club’s Annual Sagra del Maiale (Pig Festival) at the Hoboken Catholic Academy (555 7th St.) in Hoboken, New Jersey. Joining over two hundred other guests, we were treated to an array of delectable pork delicacies, including a phenomenal stuffed pork tenderloin and melt-in-your-mo...

His high-drama reality baking show keeps you guessing until the very end. Chef Buddy Valastro is the star of TLC’s “Cake Boss,” and there is no doubt he pulls off a miracle each episode. His team is constantly challenged by customers to make the biggest, best and most delicious cakes. But there is one thing this fondant fanatic prides himself on ev...

"We all come from somewhere," said Robert Foster, executive director of the Hoboken Historical Museum, speaking of the current exhibition on immigration. "Everybody loves the topic, because there's a common denominator."   What may be surprising, and what "Hoboken, Ellis Island and the Immigrant Experience, 1892-1924," which opened in August...

Following its highly acclaimed debut in New York in March, the multimedia exhibit exploring the life and career of multiple GRAMMY Award winner Frank Sinatra will get its Los Angeles premiere at the GRAMMY Museum on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015.   As the official exhibit of the 2015 Frank Sinatra Centennial, Sinatra: An American Icon traces 100...

St. Ann Church will host its annual Italian festival from July 23 to July 27. The bonanza will consist of rides, games, crafts, raffles and nightly entertainment.   The week's festivities will kick off on Wednesday with Sinatra Idol, and Dave Arellano and the Bill Wilkinson Orchestra. Thursday is Latino Night with Ray Rodriquez y Swing Sabro...

The Hoboken Italian Festival, also known as the Feast of the Madonna Dei Maritiri or "The Feast," will run from Sept. 10 to 13. First held at the end of the 14th century, the festival pays tribute to Madonna dei Martiri – a religious tradition that began in 1188 when crusaders arriving at the port of Molfetta on Italy's Adriatic coast found an icon...

Uno storico incontro dei Sangiacomesi nel mondo ha avuto luogo in occasione dell'80mo anniversario della fondazione del sodalizio di Monte San Giacomo (Sa) in Hoboken, New Jersey.   Ha dato lustro all'evento un gruppo dal Comune di San Giacomo, capeggiato dal primo cittadino Raffaele Accetta, il vice presidente Pro Loco Antonietta Romano, il...

The Cake Boss has claimed a piece of sweet-tooth territory in Times Square.Buddy Valastro of TLC's "Cake Boss" appeared for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially celebrate the opening of the Times Square Cake Boss Cafe.The 36-year-old Italian-American and fourth-generation baker welcomed customers like they were a part of "la famiglia," with a ki...