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Walls of the Mario Lanza Institute and Museum, located on the first floor of the Columbus House at 712 Montrose St., have slowly muted and dated. However, some individuals are brushing dust off the memorabilia — and memory — of the prolific opera vocalist and film star. In December, after the merged parish of St.Paul and St. Mary Magdalen de Pazzi...

Consider the odd case of Sebastian Maniscalco, the hottest entertainer of whom no one has ever heard. Well, certainly not no one, but in the days prior to my attending his Saturday night performance at Atlantic City’s Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa, a surprising number of friends and acquaintances—including some ostensibly show-biz savvy folks—all ask...

Looking for a crave-worthy Italian meal near you? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian restaurants around Birmingham, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots for freshly made pasta, pizza, risotto and other Italian fare. 1. Market North End Topping the list is Market North End. Locat...

Ieri, domenica 1° luglio, l’on. Fucsia Nissoli, deputata FI eletta in Centro e Nord America, ha partecipato all’incontro organizzato dall’associazione "I Love Molfetta", presieduta da Roberto Pansini, e dalle organizzazioni della Società della madonna dei Martiri in Hoboken. Ospite d’onore dell’incontro il presidente della Regione Puglia, Michele E...

My American story begins with two Italian brothers and one ticket. Marco was 14; Gaetano 7. The boys came from Segni, a hamlet atop a hill south of Rome. One day in April 1904, Marco took Gaetano by the hand as they began a journey that would take them 110 miles to early twentieth century Naples, then thousands of miles across the Atlantic and end...

The township has a new sister and she is 1,552 years old. The sister is the town of Carpegna, Italy, and Mayor Angelo Francioni met with his American counterpart, Mayor Rob Greenbaum, in ceremonies on Wednesday, June 27, celebrating the two sister cities. The celebration of the new relationship was held at town hall and at the Fratelli Beretta, USA...

John Neil Minichino, Sr., 72, beloved husband of Suzanne, passed away June 11, 2018 at home surrounded by family in Sandy.  John fought a valiant 25-year battle with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. John was born on October 18, 1945, to George and Marie Jean (DiPasquale) Minichino.  He grew up in a predominantly Italian-American neighborhood in south Philad...

Sunday, July 8th, from 10:30AM to 10PM EDT. Kennywood Park - 4800 Kennywood Blvd, West Mifflin, PA 15122. Buy tickets here. Italian Day has traditionally been one of Kennywood's highest-attended Heritage Days, and this year's event will pack your afternoon with ethnic food vendors, musical performances and novelties! Don't miss acts like Edwardo th...

Victor Augustine Greco is among those selected to be inducted into the Weirton Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2018. He has been nominated under the category of public service. This year’s induction banquet will be held 2 p.m., Aug. 12 at Undo’s in Weirton. Tickets go on sale July 1, at a cost of $30 per person, and will be available at the We...

Nell’ambito della visita ufficiale negli Stati Uniti, la presidente del Senato Maria Elisabetta Alberti Casellati ha partecipato ieri all'incontro organizzato a Villa Firenze dall'Ambasciatore italiano a Washington Armando Varricchio per l'apertura della mostra “Women to Watch” presso il National Museum of Women in the Arts. “È per me motivo di gra...

When Argento’s Pizza Palace opened in May, Richland residents may have mistook it for “just another pizza place” going in at 21 E. Main St. The property previously housed Adrian’s, and Mancino’s before that. Except Argento’s is anything but just another pizza place. Though the name might be new in town, it’s a brand that’s been in the pizza and Ita...

Al Vento, the owner of Vento's Pizza in East Liberty for decades and the 1970s co-founder of Franco's Italian Army, the fan club for Steelers Hall of Fame running back Franco Harris, died Tuesday. Mr. Vento, of Whitehall, was 89. A pillar of the East Liberty business community, Mr. Vento operated his Highland Avenue pizza parlor and was a well-know...