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Old World Italian cuisine is fairly easy to find in Mercer County, as is Americanized Italian pizza and pasta. But for contemporary Italian dishes, the place to go is Osteria Radici in Allentown. Chef/owner Randy Forrester has worked for other area restaurants including the Homestead Inn in Hamilton and Brothers Moon in Hopewell Borough. But his lo...

In 2018, Little Italy Lodge La Famiglia Scholarship program will be awarding four scholarships totaling $12,000: two $4,000 and two $2,000 awards. Eligible members of Little Italy Lodge and their families are encouraged to apply. The scholarship program benefits those desiring to continue their education at an accredited college or university. Appl...

D’intesa con il Consolato Generale d’Italia a New York, si informa la comunita' italiana residente nelle Contee di Bergen, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Sussex, Union, Warren, Essex, Middlesex, Monmouth, Hunterdon, Mercer e Somerset del New Jersey che l’Ufficio del Console Onorario a Clifton sarà aperto per la rilevazione dei dati biometrici ai fini del...

Forget soggy egg rolls and lukewarm french fries. With his latest project, celebrity chef Mike Isabella is hoping to revolutionize meals at the mall. Isabella Eatery, the chef's 41,000-square-foot food emporium on the third floor of Tysons Galleria, is divided into two sections — one the length of a football field. The 600-seat food court is made u...

When:Tuesday, January 30, 2018 From 6:00 pm To 11:24 am - Where: Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven Street NW, Washington, DC 20008 However you want to call it, nobody else is doing it quite like him. Paolo Angeli, the Sardinian sorcerer, manually crafts beautiful, multi-layered music from his unique designed guitar: a hybrid orchestra built in a si...

Pat DiNizio, the lead singer and songwriter of the New Jersey rock group the Smithereens, died Tuesday at the age of 62. According to Rolling Stone and USA Today and the Smithereens themselves, DiNizio's death was confirmed but no cause was provided. According to his official obituary on Legacy.com, "iNizio posted several days ago that he was hopef...

An Italian Defense delegation was in Washington DC for the Center of Excellence for Stability Police Units (CoESPU) semi-annual talks. Sponsored by the Department of State, the CoESPU in Vicenza (Italy) is a training center created in 2005. It is built on the international expertise developed by the Italian Carabinieri. Since 2005, 10,000 police of...

Caputo Brothers Creamery of Spring Grove, PA has been named among the winners at the 30th annual World Cheese Awards in London, standing out from the crowd as over 3,000 entries were judged in a single day at Tobacco Dock on Friday, November 17.Caputo Brothers Creamery was awarded a coveted Bronze award for its Vecchio (Ricotta Salata) - a whey-bas...

When:  Friday 12 Jan, 2018 from 8:00 to 10:00 pm - Where: Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First Street SE, Washington, DC 20540 Founded by the brilliant violinist and conductor Fabio Biondi, Italy’s Europa Galante is one of the world’s most admired period performance ensembles, particularly known for masterly performances of the...

Piada Italian Street Food opened a second area location Tuesday at The Block Northway just off of McKnight Road, following its debut in Oakland earlier this year. The Northway location is the Columbus, Ohio-based Piada’s 41st location nationwide, and will seat 48 guests inside with outside seating for eight. The restaurant will be open daily from 1...

Giovanni Travisanutto’s mosaic career began when he was an 11-year-old boy standing on a step stool to reach the workbench at the mosaic school in Spilimbergo, Italy, and ended with him once again reaching new heights as he stood on top of scaffolding about 150 feet in the air, helping to install the mosaic section that would complete both his care...

Peer closely at the row of glossy bar stools at Palizzi Social Club, the Eater Award-winningmembers-only restaurant tucked away in a South Philly rowhome, and you might notice a taped-up rip or two. But owner Joey Baldino has no intention of replacing them. He’s keeping up a tradition, which includes the normal wear and tear of a spot that’s been f...