by Michael Klein   The name is Travinia Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar and the wine list includes about 60 wines by the glass, but therein lies the rub. The liquor license for the contemporary restaurant - set up in the old Ajax Metal Works building next to the Fillmore in Fishtown and just across Delaware Avenue from the SugarHouse Cas...

"Migranti. Storie dall'Italia multiculturale di oggi": questo il titolo della rassegna promossa a Philadelphia dal Consolato generale d'Italia insieme con l'America-Italy Society of Philadelphia. Appuntamento venerdì prossimo, 20 settembre, alle 18 nella sede del Consolato generale con "La giusta distanza" di Carlo Mazzacurati.   Il film –...

Year after year Piazza Nuova Lodge member Barbara Lawless and her volunteer friends, Jennifer Gallagher and Lisa Baxter, pack clothing for shipment to impoverished American-Indian reservations.   "We are happy doing God's work," said Lawless, who organizes the purchase, packing and mailing of the clothing to impoverished Native American fami...

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church's Festa Italiana may have religious roots, but it is also one big celebration of food and music Friday through Sunday at Holy Cross Park in Williams Township. The annual event commemorates the Easton parish's patron, St. Anthony of Padua, whose feast falls on June 13.   A favorite feature is the nightly e...

Dr. Ernest E. Rossi, 86, passed away peacefully August 7, 2015. Ernie was born January 28, 1929 in Ambridge, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Ambridge High School in 1946. After graduation he entered the U.S. Air Force and served 3 years in Greenland as a Radio Operator, reaching the rank of Staff Sergeant.   Ernie was the first in his I...

September 16, 2015 - Wednesday 9:45 AMCorner of 9th & South Streets - 9th Street & South Street - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Join MOIMA on a Walking Tour of the Italian Market Lace up your walking shoes and join MOIMA and Urban Adventures in a guided tour that will take us through the Italian Market, showcasing the influence...

Sarà presto negli Usa la Redazione di Umdi UN MONDO D'ITALIANI, uno dei pochi giornali quotidiani al mondo dedicati agli italiani ovunque, dedicati agli italiani ovunque, diretto da Mina Cappussi, pronto a seguire gli eventi di Filitalia International, il Gran Galà, gli incontri con gli imprenditori italo-americani e con coloro che potrebbero ess...

Philadelphia ha festeggiato la scorsa settimana il 50° anniversario del primo volo spaziale italiano e la grande collaborazione in campo aeronautico tra Italia e Stati Uniti con un seminario dal titolo "Flying High From Helicopters to Space: Italy and the United States, Fifty Years of Technological Partnership" organizzato dal Consolato Generale d'...

by Caitlin Heaney West   Scranton chapter of UNICO hosts First Friday exhibit centering on Italian experience in NEPA. They came from thousands of miles away, leaving behind their families to cross the sea with little in their pockets beside their hopes.   This Friday, the Scranton chapter of UNICO National will celebrate the sac...

by Natalie Kostelni   Three years ago, Midwood Management of New York had proposed a 32,000-square-foot retail center for a large lot it owned at the corner of 9th Street and Washington Avenue in the Italian Market of Philadelphia. The project would have been the first new addition of its size to the South Philadelphia open market in re...