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by Josephine A. Maietta   Cari Amici, it is with great pleasure that we invite you to attend the AlAE Seventeenth Annual Awards and Scholarship Gala. The event will take place on Sunday, April 19, 2015 from 3:00-8:00 PM at the Chateau Briand, located at 440 Old Country Road, Carle Place, Long Island. A cocktail reception in the garden, (weat...

On Friday night, Emily Timmel and her husband Yariv Alpher will host a Passover Seder for 15 at their Lexington Drive home. Timmel, 40, who is Catholic, plans to serve a traditional menu of matzo, brisket, charoset and gefilte fish in honor of her husband, who is Jewish, and the couple's two young sons, ages 5 and 7, who are growing up in the...

You will not want to miss "The Big Night" where the Italian Club of Dallas will showcase this famous movie as you feast on a Cena reminiscent of "The Big Night." Lovely gifts, baskets, wine and jewelry will be available to bid on in a Silent Auction during the evening.   Please contact Barbie Gumin if you would like to make a donation for th...

The Vice Consulate of Italy in Kansas City together with the Kansas City Chapter of UNICO National will again be organizing the Italian Motorsports Show at the 2015 Festa Italiana at Zona Rosa. This fourth installment of "Motori in Piazza" will be held on Sunday, May 31, Noon to 3pm. Here is the flyer. As with Festa Italiana, admission is free. &n...

By Jesse Gosselin   News 8 is celebrating the contributions of Italian Americans to Connecticut throughout the week of May 4th through 8th, and everyone is welcome to come join us live for the celebration!   We're taking our newscasts on the road to New Haven, Middletown, Waterbury, Hartford, and North Haven, and you're welcome to com...

By Erik Dobratz   Branford High School social studies teacher and track coach Rich Biondi loves teaching and coaching, but boxing really fires him up, specifically Italian boxers from New Haven. "I never really thought I'd write a book, but I did it," he said.   Two books to be exact: "Pugilistic Paisani: A Concise History of the...

di Paolo Bricco   Qualcosa si muove. Il processo di internazionalizzazione dell'economia – nel delicato tema dei capitali– continua ad avere dimensioni strutturalmente minori rispetto agli standard europei.   Tuttavia, il nostro capitalismo sta esprimendo all'estero un buon dinamismo: nel 2014 gli investimenti italiani sono stati pari...

On the heels of a banner first year in existence, The Society of the Italian American Businessmen, SIAB, hosted their 2nd Annual Spring Gala on Friday, April 17th, to a sold out crowd of 360 people at the Richlin Ballroom. SIAB put on another first class event that began at 7:00pm and went until midnight.   In true Italian style, a 2015 Fiat...

On Saturday, June 27, 2015 the local chapter of Associazione Lucchesi nel Mondo will sponsor our semiannual Dinner/Dance at the Sons of Italy Hall in Winchester. Music by Angelo Coviello. The menu, catered by Oliva's, will include an assortment of antipasti, two entrées, side dishes and dessert.   As on previous occasions, those who wis...

By Caron Streibich   Atlantic Beach's small pizzeria, DaVinci's, is a solid stop for New York-style pizzas, ricotta-stuffed calzones and a well-rounded draft and canned craft-beer list. Be forewarned: Seating is extremely limited with just two four-top tables and a dozen or so barstools.   Based on the volume of hurried deliverym...

Italia & Mondo. Un servizio pensato per l'ondata di giovani talenti, intellettuali e professionisti di vari settori, in fuga dallo stivale, che stanno trovando nuove opportunità e maggiori riconoscimenti negli Stati Uniti. Grazie al web sarà possibile sintonizzarsi in tutto il mondo.    Basterà, infatti, collegarsi su www.radio...

Parma will compete for the title of UNESCO 'City of Gastronomy', ANSA has learned. The city, which is famous for its prosciutto and cheese as well as its architecture, was put forward for the UNESCO Creative Cities network by the Italian National Commission for UNESCO. Rome was also put forward, as Creative City for Cinema.   The n...