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Carmelo Cicala, presidente del Comites di Washington DC, è il nuovo coordinatore dell'InterComites USA. Il presidente Cicala, che precedentemente ha coordinato l'Intercomites per due mandati, coprirà questa carica fino al rinnovo dei Comites con le annunziate elezioni per il prossimo aprile.   Rivolgendo ai colleghi presidenti l'augurio di...

They grew up near each other on Webster Street in Riverside. After they began dating, they walked together from home to Riverside High School. And when he went off to combat in France in World War II, their letters filled the silence. When he returned, they were together again. For decade after decade.   On Monday, March 9, Michael Chi...

By Barbara Vancheri   "The Mafia Kills Only in Summer" is like an Italian delicacy with intense sweet and bitter flavors. It will open the Pittsburgh edition of an 11-city Italian film festival.   The event, a collaboration between the University of Pittsburgh's Italian Program and the St. Louis nonprofit Italian Film Festival US...

Naples Ristorante e Pizzeria e Bar opened last week in the Westfield Montgomery mall on Democracy Boulevard in Bethesda.   The 164-seat, 6,300-square-foot restaurant features Neapolitan pizza and cuisine, using American spring water matching the mineral composition and pH of the water in Naples, according to a news release.   Read mor...

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. &...