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The Ambassador of Italy in the USA, Armando Varricchio, was received at the White House together with officials from the Embassy and International Financial Institutions to celebrate the 72nd anniversary of the foundation of the Republic. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and formerMayor of New York and current attorney of President Trump, Rudy Giuli...

SummerFest makes its way to Medford, New Jersey this week. If you’re looking for a spot to eat in town, you can find a number of restaurants along Main Street. In this week’s Taste With Tori, there’s a quaint BYOB called ITA101 where they’re serving farm-to-table Italian cuisine so moving you just may be tempted to take that trip to Italy!

Located in the Washington, D.C. DMV area? Don’t miss out on an incredible Festa della Repubblica celebration on Saturday, June 9th at 6 p.m. at the Church of the Nativity in Burke, Va.! The event is organized by the Church of the Nativity Italian Heritage & Cultural Society and St. Mary of Sorrows Italian Heritage Society, in association with The A...

Last year, we reported that a new Italian market would be opening its doors in Downtown Newark. Now, the 10,000-square-foot venue within the city’s Teachers Village appears to be moving closer to opening its doors. Signs have been posted at the corner of Halsey and William Streets advertising the restaurant and market with the name Portici, which i...

West Pittston’s Dominick Cristofori D’Alessandro was delighted to play two classical piano pieces at the Embassy of Italy last week, and to have his musical talent recognized by The Italian Cultural Society of Washington, D.C. “It was a really great experience. The embassy was really impressive,” he said, adding he was thrilled to receive the socie...

Sam and Louie's Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria celebrated their second anniversary in downtown Sterling this spring. The popular eatery became the first Sam and Louie's in Colorado, opening on May 16, 2016 thanks to the hard work of owners Mike and Denise Schaefer. The couple first heard about the pizza franchise through the Logan County Economic De...

To wrap up the celebration of La Corsa dei Ceri, the Lackawanna Historical Society will host a presentation and book signing for “Images of Modern America: Italians of Lackawanna County” by Stephanie Longo at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 10 at the Catlin House, 232 Monroe Ave. The book features color images of the Italian community in Lackawanna County, fro...

Jersey City Heights is getting a little more Italian with new restaurant Corto, which soft opened this past Friday at 507 Palisade Avenue. Owners Marc Magliozzi, Drew Buzzio, and Peter Fontana have teamed up on this new spot, which took the space of what used to be a deli. The decision to choose this neighborhood for the location was an easy one as...

East Passyunk Avenue will host a double-dose of summertime fun this weekend with two festivals set for Sunday, June 3rd: Craft Beer Day and the Italian National Day Festival. East Passyunk Avenue kicks off Philly Beer Week at 11:00am Sunday with Craft Beer Day, featuring 13 hours of craft beer events. 13 award-winning restaurants, bars, and retaile...

The Indiana community will be getting a taste of Italy later this summer when it hosts its first Italian Festival on Aug. 19. The festival promises to be a fun, family centered event that will generate funds and donations for the Teddy Bear Fund Drive. The festival has permission to set up on the west end of Philadelphia street, from 10th Street...

To the wonderful community that supported the Sons and Daughters of Italy Lodge #2225, we want to again thank everyone for coming out on that beautiful October Sunday last year and partaking in the delicious Italian food and desserts, local Italian heritage vendors, and Italian music that serenaded everyone throughout the day, making our 4th Annual...

The 18th annual Feast of St. Anthony returns this year with four days full of food, music, amusement rides, games, entertainment, and faith for the whole community. The events will begin on Thursday, June 7 and run through Sunday, June 10. The popular event is the Church of the Assumption’s largest single fundraiser and will have homemade cooking,...