The Omni Shoreham Hotel will be swathed in festive colors of red, white and green November 1-3, when the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) celebrates its 44th Anniversary Gala Weekend. The Gala Weekend begins on Friday, November 1, 6 – 9 p.m., with our NIAF Aperitivo! event for young Italian American and Italophile professionals! Refreshi...

In 2018, the race for U.S. representative of the Third Congressional District of Illinois drew national attention, in part because the lone Republican candidate was Arthur Jones, a former neo-Nazi who described himself as a “white racialist.” Mike Fricilone, of Homer Glen, doesn’t want to see that happen again. Longtime incumbent Dan Lipinski, a De...

On July 8-9, the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC hosted the conference "Italy, Europe and the US: facing inevitable change in a smart way," organized by Aspen Institute Italia. Ambassador of Italy Armando Varricchio and U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry delivered opening remarks, at the presence of Under Secretary of State at the Italian Minist...

Retrobottega co-owner Rolando Frias advises you not to skip the rabbit cacciatora served with tomatoes, green olives, mushrooms, and roasted potatoes on your first visit to the Adams Morgan newcomer that quietly opened over the weekend. The Italian restaurant replaces what was once Libertine and then Rosario at 2435 18th St. NW. He and co-owner Mat...

“Interessante e partecipata” la riunione dell'Osservatorio Nazionale della Lingua Italiana svolta la scorsa settimana nella sede dell'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington, cui per la prima volta ha partecipato anche EduItalia.  L'Osservatorio, organismo istituto dall'Ambasciata, è “una realtà di grande spessore culturale e fondamentale nel suo essere u...

At a reception held at the Italian Embassy, the Lido Civic Club of Washington, DC, awarded $60,000 to local Italian-American college-bound and college students.  The recipients of the scholarships are: Nicole Fairbanks , Bridget Bagileo, Gaia Mieren, Chiara O’Neil, Chiara d’Andrea, Domenic Allegra, Cameron Benedetto, Nina Dorsett, Matthew Fairbanks...

Saturday, June 29, 2019 @ 08:30 PM to Sun, June 30, 2019 @ 12:00 AM. Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven St NW, Washington, DC. Tickets: $90 - $120. ADMISSION TO THE MAIN GALA IS AT 8:30 PM. VIP ADMISSION IS AT 7:00 PM. Travel thousands of miles away and hundreds of years in the past without ever leaving Washington, DC. In a rare opportunity, step on...

To know where you need to go, it’s best to learn where you’ve been. And in high school sports in Southwest Washington, there are few people better equipped to do that than Leta Meyer. On Friday, which was the final day of the school year for Evergreen Public Schools, Meyer closed out a career as an educator, coach and administrator that spanned fou...

After meeting with the Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington on Monday, Salvini told the press that Italy is the closest tie the US currently has in the European Union. “At a moment when European Union institutions are fragile and changing significantly, Italy wants to be the most solid, effective, coherent and credible partner for the US,”...

The Hamilton Hotel is ready to unveil the final pieces of its multi-million dollar renovationdowntown at the corner of 14th and K Streets NW. An Italian restaurant specializing in Neapolitan pizza and a glamorous, postage stamp-sized bar serving cocktails and caviar are both scheduled to open tomorrow. Following a full lobby transformation and gues...