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by Kelley Anne Essinger   Although some regular customers at Anthony's Trattoria want the new Italian restaurant's fare to remain a secret, the word has already begun to spread throughout the area. "It was so good last night, we had to come back for more," Mike Smith, who was visiting family, told co-owner Vito Santo as the two engaged...

There will be a special raffle at the Carnevale! event at Touch of Italy in Rehoboth Tuesday, March 8. The winner will receive an all-expenses-paid trip for two to Tuscany! This once-in-a-lifetime experience includes airfare and a private limo from the airport. The holder of the winning ticket will see Michelangelo's David, and will tour Ponte Ve...

Memorial services will be Tuesday, March 8, for Joseph Tiberino, 77, an artist and the patriarch of a family known as "the West Philly Wyeths."   Mr. Tiberino died Friday, Feb. 19, of heart failure in the Hamilton Street compound that served as his family home, his art studio, and a museum dedicated to the memory of his wife, the artist Elle...

International Pizza Expo, a pizzeria business-to-business trade show owned by Emerald Expositions, will launch a new two-day trade show at the Atlantic City Convention Center that will focus on pizzerias and Italian restaurants.   "This is in no way a replacement to Pizza Expo for East Coast pizzeria operators and their staffs, but more of a...

When: Doors open at 6:30pm and close at 6:55pmWhere: Embassy of Italy - Auditorium, 3000 Whitehaven Street NW, Washington, DC 20008   In 2014 the Istituto Luce turned 90, its decades-long history intertwined with that of Italy itself, through cinema and the unique treasure of images stored in the Luce Archives. To celebrate its anniversary,...

Crescono del 50% le esportazioni dell'azienda negli Stati Uniti che vede così premiata la propria politica di segmentazione di mercato, iniziata tre anni fa. Il risultato è in linea con quanto emerso nel recente report di Intesa Sanpaolo sui distretti industriali veronesi. Monteforte, Verona – Boom di vendite per Cantina di Monteforte nel mercato s...

The New Republic has created a few chuckles and now a tiff with Jacqueline Mellow's satirical depiction of Governor Christie on top of a famous scene of Tony Soprano checking his mail in a bathrobe, with gold chain, in front of his gorgeous mansion.   Eddie Scarry, who runs a blogs site affiliated with Glen Beck called The Blade, asks Is thi...

Marc Cappelletti is a Philadelphia writer. A light snow is falling on the green awnings of Philadelphia's Ninth Street Market. It's a fleeting snow, melting almost as soon as it lands. Still, I marvel. It brings to mind the snow that fell in my grandfather's stories of his emigration from Italy to America, where he landed 85 years ago. &...

di Giosetta Capriati   Lo hanno definito "l'Indiana Jones delle leccornie" e dall'alto del suo metro e novantadue di altezza, con un sorriso da conquistatore, Antonio Maurizio Gaetani, 52 anni, discendente dalla nobile famiglia Gaetani di Sermoneta, ride all'idea di essere paragonato all'eroe di Hollywood, armato però solo di cucchiaio e f...

By Becky Krystal   To say the opening of the second Italian Store in Arlington was highly anticipated would be something of an understatement.   Interest in the Westover location was so intense, manager Mike Tramonte had to hire someone to wipe down the front window every day because of all the people pressed up against the glass look...

By Brady Smith Bocce is widely considered to be the one of the world's oldest sports. The origins of the game can be traced back to ancient Egypt, hieroglyphics on tomb walls depicted the Egyptians tossing rocks at a target. According to historians, the game evolved from using polished stones to throwing the rounded balls that are used in today's...

When: Saturday, March 12, 2016 - From 9:30 am To 4:00 pm Where: S. Dillon Ripley Center. 1100 Jefferson Dr SW, Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit) Entrance : Ticket Purchase Required. More info here The history of Venice is rich with the names of great painters, from Bellini to Titian and Tiepolo to Canaletto. However, Venice is m...