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Dear Friend of PI-Philly, Join us for an architectural excursion of Old City and Society Hill districts with architect designer Pablo Meninato. This event is organized in collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy. Saturday, May 12th, 10am (Rain date: Saturday, June 9th). Partecipants will meet at St. Peter's Episcopal Church - 3rd and Pine...

The Italian Cultural Society of North Brunswick held its annual Festa di San Giuseppe at the Pines Manor in Edison on March 18. Guests enjoyed a celebration which included a buffet dinner, traditional sfinge for dessert, music, dancing and festivities. This year, the society bestowed its all-expenses paid scholarship for a six-week study at a unive...

Asked about Grandma pie, Cristy Lombardi, a server at Uncle Louie's Pizza in Franklin Lakes, answered with a question: "Do you know what it is?" Many people, she pointed out, don't. Lombardi herself admits she was unfamiliar with it before she began working at Uncle Louie's a little over a year ago. "I never had one. I couldn't believe how good it...

It's with tremendous saddness that the Italian American Police Society of NJ announces the untimely passing of it's Vice President Alfonse Imperiale this afternoon. Alfonse was one of the organization's foundation members serving on the Board for almost 20 years. Al leaves a legacy of service to NJ retiring as a Captain in the NJ Transit Police and...

Sunday, May 6, 2018 | 2 - 4 p.m. | 5th floor Mueller Center | Senator John Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Your chance to talk all things wine with one of the nation's leading scholars of American wine history has arrived! Purchase Tickets: $20 for the general public and $10 for History Center members (both include...

When the Atlanta Hawks let Marco Belinelli walk midway through the season, few expected him to be one of the most important players on a legitimate contender. Now the Philadelphia 76ers seem capable of making noise far into the playoffs, and Belinelli is part of the reason why. Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons get a lot of the credit for Philly’s succes...

April 30 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm. $25. Baltimore’s Little Italy neighborhood was once home to Jewish immigrants from Germany and Russia. Surprise! The 1850s Gold Rush in California brought some of the earliest immigrants from Italy, who rented rooms from homeowners in Fell’s Point and along the harbor as they made plans to continue west to seek their f...

The Director of the Coccia Institute is delighted to announce the 2018 Coccia-Inserra Award for Excellence and Innovation in the Teaching of Italian (K-12). Recognizing the importance of acknowledging and motivating excellence in the teaching of Italian, the Coccia family and Lawrence Inserra, Jr., have established this significant award. Our donor...

A hospitality group with almost 30 years of experience in Italian cuisine will officially be coming to Downtown Jersey City next week, bringing homemade pasta, an expansive cocktail menu, and some unique fusion dishes to a historic property at 279 Grove Street. Just about three months ago, it was revealed that the owners of Paisano’s in Rutherford ...

Mia's Italian Kitchen is now open at 100 King Street in Alexandria. The restaurant opened its doors Wednesday, April 18 at 11 a.m. at the former Carluccio's location, offering Italian specialties such as house-made pasta, sandwiches and pizza by the slice. A project of Alexandria Restaurant Partners, Mia's Italian Kitchen is run by Corporate Execut...

During the first semester of my sophomore year of college, I decided that I wanted to study abroad. I had heard the amazing stories of study abroad experiences through my friends and school administrators, so I figured it was time for me to experience the world, considering I had never left the continent that I was born and raised on. As I began to...

Creed II officially kicked off filming in Philadelphia earlier this month, bringing Rocky Balboa himself, Sylvester Stallone, back to the city for the Rocky franchise’s eighth installment. Sly even stopped by the old Rocky statue at the Philadelphia Museum of Art for a hit of nostalgia that Philly folks loved. Across town at the Da Vinci Art Allian...