WTI Magazine #80    2016 June 17Author : Marco Elser      Translation by:   When one thinks of Newport, one thinks of the Great Gatsby and the huge villas designed by the most famous architects of the time. The Breakers, Chateau-sur-Mer, The Elms, Marble House, Rosecliff, are just a few of the most famous mansions which were built during the g...

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...

By Bill Koch   With its second verbal commitment of the week late Saturday night, the University of Rhode Island is moving closer to finalizing its roster for the 2015-16 season. IMG Academy (Fla.) forward Nicola Akele pledged to the Rams after a whirlwind courtship over the last two months.   Akele also held offers from South Fl...

By Jen McCaffery   What Rhode Islander could resist a tale of an Italian grandmother who never stopped talking, knit dubious scarves and struggled to cook for her briefly vegan grandson? Seth Lepore, a nationally touring performer who grew up in Johnston, is returning to the stage in Rhode Island to premiere Firecracker Bye Bye, a funny tear...

by AnneMarie D'Attelo   Thursday, September 12, 2013, 6:30 PMRogers Free Public Library, Herreshoff Community Room,525 Hope Street, Bristol, RI   A presentation by the Italian American Historical Society of Rhode Island that will highlight excerpts from its recently published book: Voices of Rhode Island's Italian Americans. This huge...

"Voices of Rhode Island's Italian-Americans" is a book that's packed with wonderful stories from Rhode Islanders whose families came from Italy in search of something better. The 182-page book includes almost 300 original photographs and excerpts, and describes the hardships, hopes, determination, cooperative spirit and industriousness of thes...

By Channing Gray You don't have to be Italian to celebrate Columbus Day. Rhode Islanders of all stripes will be saluting the founder of America with parades, food, fireworks and fun times this weekend. Events are scheduled across the state, from Westerly to Woonsocket, where the annual Autumnfest runs from Saturday through Monday, culminating wit...

The Verrazzano Day Observance Committee, comprised of members from the Order Sons of Italy in America (Grand Lodge of Rhode Island) and Italian American War Veterans of the United States (Rhode Island division), recently honored Joseph DeSantis, CEO of Tri-Town Community Action Agency and South County Community Action Agency, as its 2015 Man of the...

The Grand Lodge of Rhode Island Order Sons of Italy In America will present its Community Service Award to Laureen D'Ambra, associate justice of the Rhode Island Family Court.   The award is "for her many years of dedicated service to the children and families of Rhode Island not only as a judge but also as the former state child advocate an...