As a native of Providence (Magdalene Street, 1934), the son of Italian-immigrant parents and once a property owner in the city, I am saddened that a twice-convicted felon is again pursuing an office he has already corrupted. He is dragging his past, and the reputation of Italian-Americans, through the local and now national press. I am proud of my...

Fitchburg State University President Robert V. Antonucci was recently presented the President's Award from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), given in recognition of his commitment to advancing the quality of student life on campus.   Antonucci was nominated for the award by Fitchburg State Associate Dean f...

Mangia Bene! The 17th Annual Federal Hill Stroll will be held on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Stroll through one of Providence's most flavorful neighborhoods, while sampling signature cuisine or enjoying exclusive discounts at restaurants, shops and galleries. 

For one low price of $30 plus tax, you will receive an admission b...

by Grace Lentini If you're lucky enough to get a three-day weekend for Columbus Day, you have some options. You could catch up on yard work. You could spend the weekend leaf peeping in New Hampshire. Or, you could stay close to home and take advantage of one of the state's most festive weekends.   Party like the Italians do at the Federal H...

Federal Hill is the embodiment of Italian immigration to Rhode Island. It was the home to organized crime in New England, and it hosts some of the best restaurants in America, but the past decade has been mixed for the neighborhood. The neighborhood in the late 19th century, to early part of the 20th century, was one of the most densely populated...

Making history is nothing new for the Italo-American Club of Rhode Island. After all, the proud Providence-based society is the oldest Italian chartered club in the United States. It was founded in 1896 and filed its charter with the state of Rhode Island in 1899.   However, the club – which is housed inside the former and historic Berarduc...

Brown University's Department of Italian Studies will host a festival of Italian movies today through Thursday, including a restored copy of Fellini's masterpiece, "La Dolce Vita," two silent movies from 1913, and the 2014 Oscar winner as best foreign language film, "The Great Beauty." The two silent films — "Spartacus, or The Thracian Gladiator,"...

Bakers are asking state lawmakers to make it easier for them to mass produce an Italian-American treat. The state Senate voted unanimously Wednesday to pass legislation that would create a special wine biscuit license allowing bakers to buy up to 2,000 gallons of wine a year from wholesalers.   North Providence baker and Town Councilwoman K...

The Loggia Vittoria Order Sons of Italy in America will hold a Christmas party on Tuesday, Dec. 16, at 6:30 p.m. at Lancellotta's Restaurant, 1113 Charles St.   There will be dinner, music, entertainment and raffle prizes. The cost is $30 per person for members and $35 for non-members.   Read more   Source: http://www.vall...

Trasmettere il valore della cucina attraverso la condivisione di culture e cibi da tutto il mondo; questo l'obiettivo della Chef Walters Cooking School, la scuola di cucina di Walter Potenza (nella foto), cuoco di origini italiane trapiantato da oltre 40 anni negli Stati Uniti, dove ha aperto anche un ristorante, precisamente nel centro di Providen...