A trio of Italian restaurants with a connection to a rapidly-growing chain of modern American dining spots will be expanding to a fourth location in the western suburbs of Boston.  According to a Food for Thought segment with Billy Costa that was recently on WBZ 1030, a new outlet of Evviva Trattoria is being planned for Maynard, with the restauran...

An Italian restaurant that has sat at near corner of Main and Prospect streets for nearly four decades has closed permanently because of the coronavirus, in what has become a familiar refrain. Owner and executive chef Richie Barron of Il Capriccio Ristorante e Bar announced the move on the restaurant's website. "We have been operating as tenants at...

Ciao from Rome to all the friends of We the Italians. Dear friends, I hope you are well in these difficult times, when as if the coronavirus were not enough, the incomprehensible, unjustifiable and very wrong attacks on the statues of Columbus have arrived. On We the Italians I'm publishing all the updates: every day there are about 10 articles abo...

Amid weeks of nationwide demonstrations for racial justice, public statues of Christopher Columbus — from D.C. to California — have come under heightened scrutiny, with statues being vandalized and ripped down by those who say the man's memory isn't something to celebrate. Here in Boston, a statue of the explorer in the North End was decapitated th...

While the City of Boston re-evaluates the future of a decapitated Christopher Columbus statue, strong opinions from residents have emerged on both sides. The Italian American Alliance in Boston are pushing for the statue’s restoration and return, with the view that Columbus is a symbol of hope for many immigrants seeking economic opportunity. But m...

Christopher Columbus could once again show his face in a North End park where protesters last week beheaded a statue of the controversial Colonial-era explorer. “We have an understanding with the mayor’s office that statute will be repaired and returned to the place it was before, but this time with better security and cameras to prevent vandalism...

Mayor Sarno has announced the Italian American Veterans Memorial Monument located in the South end in Springfield has been defaced. The monument honors Italian-Americans who made a sacrifice to protect our country so all Americans can enjoy the freedom that we have had Sarno said.  “This unfortunate incident is not unlike the vandalism that occurre...

Mayor Walsh, joined by State Representative Aaron Michlewitz, came out in opposition towards the vandalism of Christopher Columbus Park’s namesake statue. Walsh and Michlewitz emphasized the fundamental rights and involvement of all North End neighborhood residents in helping to shape future discussions and decision-making regarding the potential r...

Italian-based Stevanato Group, a producer of pharmaceutical glass containers and integrated provider of drug delivery systems, is preparing to open its Technology Excellence Center in Boston (US TEC), MA. To respond to the growing demand in U.S. biologics for integrated analytical offerings and project management services, Stevanato Group is establ...

Please join us and many other Italian Organizations, Sunday, June 14 at 2:00 pm for a peaceful rally to bring back the statue of Christopher Columbus that was removed after being vandalized and restore the dignity of our heritage. Please meet at 100 Atlantic Avenue in Boston’s North End (near Joe's American Bar and Grill) for our walk to the base o...