A popular East Rochester restaurant is set to reopen next week, several weeks after a fire damaged the eatery's kitchen. The June 17 fire in the kitchen of Lemoncello Italian Restaurant & Bar, 137 W. Commercial St., East Rochester, forced the temporarily closure of the spot. The eatery is set to reopen on Monday, July 6, said Massimo Albano, who ow...

Sono tornata ancora una volta sulla questione del consolato onorario di Rochester, vacante ormai da tre anni, e oggetto di mie precedenti iniziative, sottoscrivendo la richiesta inviata al Console generale di New York, Francesco Genuardi, di portare ad una sollecita conclusione la complessa procedura di nomina del nuovo responsabile. La sollecitazi...

He was often the first smiling face greeting visitors to the Italian American Sport Club in Gates. Frank Caricchio spent much of his time volunteering at the organization that gave him so much joy. Two years ago, Caricchio, a member of the 1963 Italian American Sport Club of Rochester team that won the U.S. Amateur Soccer Cup, defeating seven other...

You name it and John Berardicurti probably has been involved in that level of soccer in the Rochester area, whether it’s as a player, coach and even as an equipment manager. That includes youth, high school college, amateur, professional — indoor and out — and even a bit of the international game as well. “I’ve been just a blessed person to still b...

The Italian Chicks is a passionate blend of comedy, characters, music, song parodies, improv and Italian-American culture. When these four dynamic, multi-talented women hit the stage, they will make you remember things you paid your shrink to forget. It's a celebration of food, family, memories and Italian tradition. Whether you're Italian or not,...

With this important fundraising  initiative, we're raising funds to create and install a permanent statue of Mother Cabrini in Rochester's "Little Italy Historic District" on Lyell Avenue. The Lyell corridor is one of Rochester's oldest immigrant's corridors. For over 150 years, the area has served as an inclusive and welcoming place of first entry...

Today is a HUGE moment in the history of the City of Rochester!! We are so proud to share that today, the City of Rochester administration has officially recognized the Little Italy Neighborhood and Little Italy Historic District, on the City of Rochester's website! The Mayor's and city administration's recognition today, now galvanizes City Counci...

The Eastman Museum in Rochester, New York will host two screenings of Italian classic films. Ermanno Olmi's 1978 film, The Tree of the Wooden Clogs, will be shown as part of the Labor Film Series. The film reflects Olmi's deep understanding of the rhythms of life and labor of northern Italy’s peasants and his commitment to them. Winner of the Palme...

October is a busy month for organizers in the Italian American community in Monroe County. The leaders of 15 area civic organizations are preparing for their biggest event of the year; the 79th annual Columbus Day celebration.  Celebrating Italian heritage, exploration and the American dream will be the theme at the luncheon on Monday, Oct. 14 at t...

It's a bar. It's an Italian restaurant. It's the new Fatso's XL. The new extra large Fatso's opened recently at 2351 Buffalo Road, the site of the old Rookie's. It's just down the road from its original location at 1370 Buffalo Road. After three years in business, owner Mike Angora decided it was time to expand the popular restaurant, bar and neigh...