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The Mario Lanza Institute has an ongoing capital campaign fund for the new location for the Mario Lanza Museum and its office. They are reaching out to the fans of the great tenor around the world as well as to the community and residents of Philadelphia and to organizations and companies for donations to complete the necessary renovation so that t...

Piccola Italian Bistro has opened in Kinzers at the former Kinzers Station Tavern. Nicholl Thompson, whose mother and stepfather owned the former restaurant and bar at 3572 Lincoln Highway, has totally revamped it and changed the menu. Before opening Piccola Italian Bistro last month, Thompson oversaw more than $100,000 in renovations. The work inc...

Un eroe della seconda guerra mondiale, figlio di un cittadino di Colle Sannita emigrato nel 1903 nel New Jersey negli Stati Uniti, unirà il comune del Tammaro con la città di Raritan dove il figlio dell’immigrazione dei primi anni del ‘900 è nato. Il consiglio comunale di Colle Sannita ha approvato, infatti, la proposta digemellaggio tra i due terr...

If you’re looking for a way to learn more about Italy while in DC, you have to go to Via Umbria. Located in Georgetown – a neighborhood that reminds lots of people of Europe – it’s a great place to walk to as you do your shopping. They sell true Italian ingredients and wine, have a cafe in the back, dining event spaces upstairs, and cooking classes...

The towering foyer of the newest restaurant in Waterway Square houses a new way to dine for many customers in The Woodlands. Chef Enzo Fargione’s first foray into the township’s culinary scene — Sorriso Modern Italian Kitchen and its partner lounge and pool bar, Como Social Club — officially opened on Jan. 31. But, the winding road that led Fargion...

Do you have a promotion to celebrate? Maybe an upcoming wedding anniversary? Shoot, maybe you’re just looking to treat yoself. Well, you might want to make dinner reservations in Chatham. Scalini Fedeli, which serves modern Italian cuisine with “a distinct French flair,” according to the restaurant’s website, was recently named the best restaurant...

Team Italy catcher and designated hitter Drew Butera recently signed a minor league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies with an invitation to Spring Training Camp in Clearwater, Florida beginning February 12, 2019. The 35-year-old MLB veteran with nine years of experience in the Big Leagues will be competing for an opening day roster spot again...

Finding Sanchioli Brothers Bakery is a lot like gaining entry into an underground club: you have to know where to look, because it’s hiding in plain sight. Though it’s tucked into a nondescript garage on Juniper Street in Bloomfield, the regulars know where to go to get the freshest bread in town. Of course, Sanchioli’s golden brown loaves of Itali...

Squisito Pizza & Pasta in Oakton, Virginia is now open for business in Fairfax County. This location marks the first Squisito owned by franchisees Kevin and Jake Trump who are local to the area. The Trump’s dined with Squisito in fall 2017 and fell in love with the brand. One year later they opened their very own Squisito and are looking forward to...

L'8 Febbraio, Venerdi' alle ore 13,00, il Maestro Gianandrea Noseda sara' alla Union Station, con i concertisti della National Symphony Orchestra, per sorprendere con un bel repertorio le persone che saranno gia' li' o che vorranno venire a sentirLi suonare. L'anno scorso questo evento, proposto per la prima volta a DC, ha riscosso il suo primo gra...

Per Maria Manetti Shrem il 2019 non poteva aprirsi con migliore auspicio e riconoscimento ad una vita e una carriera letteralmente esemplari. Su approvazione del Presidente della Repubblica Italiana, Sergio Mattarella, lo scorso 14 gennaio 2019 le è stata conferita dall’Ambasciatore d’Italia, Armando Varricchio una delle onorificenze più alte mai r...

JoAnna Filomena Chiacchieri can reel off the reasons her basement Italian restaurant in Georgetown has lasted — thrived, even — for 36 years in a famously fickle industry. One of them is the way her dining room makes customers feel. “When people are seated,” says the restaurateur, 82, “we give them something to look at.” Talk about an understatemen...