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Today we begin a new series of wine, beer and spirits recommendations, in no small part because my review shelf is starting to bow under the weight of multiple bottles, and I know you could always use some good drinking advice. This week’s products all come from a small-batch liqueur company out of Washington, D.C., called Don Ciccio & Figli. In 18...

Eating at Tony’s Baltimore Grill in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is like that one scene in every cheesy Italian-American movie where all of the characters sit down to have a family dinner. It’s full of big groups of loud people, and the matriarch is always reaching over everyone, plopping a meatball onto her son’s plate. When I think of Tony’s, I thi...

Stephanie Longo has spent a lifetime celebrating her family’s genealogy, which stretches back from Northeast Pennsylvania to ancestral roots in Guardia Lombardi, Avellino Province, Italy. Now, the local historian and writer hopes to encourage others to take an interest in the area’s rich Italian heritage with her third book, “Images of Modern Ameri...

The 44th St. Anthony of Padua Italian Festival celebrates all things Italian, and it starts Sunday, June 10, and lasts through June 17. Here’s our annual guide to Wilmington’s biggest festival. Friends, Romans, countrymen: The festival draws 75,000 people, so you’re likely to run into friends, neighbors and family members. The classic Italian greet...

Remember the good ole days of shopping? We leisurely browsed the merchandise of a quaint corner shop, maybe running into the owner, before checking out. At check out, we chatted with the clerk, someone we had gotten to know well. Shopping today certainly has gotten much more convenient. We can order our groceries online or zip through self-checkout...

The newly acquired back room at the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame on West Third Street in Jamestown serves as the organization’s board room. The large space has recently been painted, new carpeting has been installed and some furniture has been moved in, but the walls have nothing hanging on them as of yet. As Jack Munella Sr. and Mike Giunta took...

Each year the New Jersey State Governor’s Jefferson Awards highlight the spirit of civic engagement among New Jersey’s 1.5 million volunteers and provide Jefferson Awards medals in 22 categories of volunteer service.   The 2018 New Jersey State Governor’s Jefferson Awards presentation ceremony and celebration of volunteerism was held at the War Mem...

The Annual Italian-American Heritage Club of Hunterdon County Golf Tournament raises funds that enable the club to support local charities and various service organizations. They also provide scholarship awards in June to deserving students of Italian and Italian-American Heritage. The 27th annual Golf Outing takes place on Monday, June 18, at the...

Craving gelato? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top gelato sources in Philadelphia, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to satisfy your sweet tooth. 1. Capogiro Gelato Topping the list is Capogiro Gelato's Washington Square West location, which is one of the local brand's four shops around town....

Accomplished artist, Dr. Angela Puglisichats with CiaoDC on her journey as an Italian immigrant, seasoned artist, and Washingtonian.  Join us for her premiere exhibit of Viewscapes: Home and Abroad at Via Umbria on Sunday, June 10, 4 pm-6 pm in Georgetown. Highlighting the beauty of Italy, New York, and the place we all call home: Washington, D.C. ...

One of Lawrence County’s oldest and more populous ethnic groups will celebrate its heritage with music, song, dance, games and food this weekend at Cascade Park. A traditional baby doll dance, a Dean Martin impersonator, the New Castle Playhouse Mini Stars and other music will take the stage for the annual Italian Festival, a community event that r...

Il Comitato degli Italiani all'Estero che da sempre promuove la cultura italiana e la diffusione della nostra lingua a Philadelphia, ha celebrato, con orgoglio, il 72esimo Anniversario della nascita della Repubblica Italiana e dei valori di libertà, solidarietà, del lavoro, dell'uguaglianza e della pace su cui si fonda la nostra Carta Costituzional...