The most popular, and in the opinion of many the most delicious Italian American sandwich, comes from Philadelphia—the Philly Cheese Steak. Made with thinly sliced, sautéed rib-eye beef and melted cheese—usually cheddar, or American, even Cheese Whiz, though provolone has been an option from the start—and served on a long, crusty roll with fried on...

When: Tuesday, April 6th, 2021. Who: Plaintiffs are The Conference Of Presidents Of Major Italian American Organizations, Philadelphia Councilmember Mark F. Squilla, and The 1492 Society. Where: Suit has been filed in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania  On January 27, 2021, Mayor Kenney by “Executive Order” No. 2-21...

The radio station WWDB (860 AM) has signed with L’Associazione Regionale Abruzzese Delco to carry the area’s third Italian-American radio program, to be hosted by Melissa Cannavo-Marino and Nick Alessandrini. Cannavo-Marino and Alessandrini will host the afternoon edition of “Viaggio Musicale,” a bi-lingual program at 2 p.m. on Sundays. Cannavo-Mar...

Leonardo’s comprehensive new U.S. training center, co-located at the company’s production facility in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, will officially open its doors this month. A project first launched in October 2018 — before the Italian major knew it would win its first U.S. military contract as a prime — it’s an $80 million investment in the company...

March 25, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm ET. Webinar website: https://tinyurl.com/8pw4epds. Dickinson College, 28 N College St, Carlisle, PA 17013 United States. Presentation by: Clive Woodward, MBA, Professor of Family Business at International Studies Institute, CEA and ESE (The European School of Economics) in Florence. “Family business is the backbone of o...

As a third generation Italian American born in the baby boomer era, I remember growing up getting bits and pieces of my family roots from my parents about my paternal and maternal grandparents who emigrated from Southern Italy around 1910.  My Aunts and Uncles of the second generation also provided me insight into their early upbringing as children...

L’Associazione Sabir, braccio operativo della Caritas Diocesana di Crotone Santa Severina, e la Filitalia International, Fondazione americana con sede a Philadelphia, impegnata nel settore della promozione della cultura italiana negli Stati Uniti, hanno lanciato in queste ore un partenariato per un nuovo progetto dedicato alla promozione dell’impre...

March 10. Time: 4:30 pm ET. The lecture is part of the 2021 @italyinphilly lecture series, sponsored by the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia in collaboration with Ciao Philadelphia and the YouTube show Italian Innovators. Register online here. What do Petrarch and Dante have to do with Italian industrial culture? Which paradigms of Italia...

MARCH 3 @ 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM ET. Zoom webinar. Oreganized by: Dickinson College. Register here. Ilana Rainero-de Haan, Music Planning Manager at San Franscisco Opera, will discuss how her study and career path in music and Italian language and culture across Italy and USA led her to her current position at the San Francisco Opera. She graduated fro...

The IACC announced that its 3rd annual International Specialty Food Summit (ISFS) will take place over the course of five weeks during the month of March. Organized in collaboration with the Academy of Food Marketing at Saint Joseph’s University, the ISFS is an exclusive forum for food industry executives to explore emerging and future trends, merc...