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Recently we published a review on the popular book "My Father, My Don," A Son's Journey from Organized Crime to Sobriety, and we are now pleased to offer our readers an interview to the author, Tony Napoli.   L'Idea: What made you decide to write this book? Tony Napoli: I decided to write this book with the encouragement from my mother and...

di Domenico Palmiotti   Gli infissi dell'azienda tarantina De Carlo sbarcano in America e alimentano la produzione della Reilly Windows & Doors, azienda dello stesso settore che, a sua volta, utilizza a Calverton (New York) lo stabilimento nel quali sino ad alcuni anni fa venivano realizzati gli aerei "F-14 Tomcat", il velivolo reso famo...

by Matt Gross   There's this new restaurant you gotta try – no one knows about it yet. It's called Paradise, and it's Italian, real Italian, near the water in a little east coast port town a couple hours' drive from here. The dining room is spare and simple, with a lovely curved wooden bar up front, an antique espresso machine, and charming...

They were the aces and stoppers, the firemen and closers. Some played chin music, others painted the black. They threw heaters, cutters, Uncle Charlies and the high cheese.   This week The Italian Tribune looks at the man on the hill – the pitcher. There have been some impressive arms, both left-handed and right handed that have taken the mo...

Clint Eastwood hadn't actually seen "Jersey Boys," the Tony-winning Broadway smash about 1960s hitmakers the Four Seasons, when he was asked about directing a film version.   "I said I'd be interested in looking at it," Eastwood, 84, recalled. The Oscar-winning director saw "three different versions, in New York, San Francisco and Las Vegas...

by Anthony Schillaci   Two years ago when we visited the Sun WineFest at the Mohegan Sun Resort and Casino in Uncasville, Conn., we were standing in front of the booth of a wonderful new food magazine, Northeast Flavor, and talking with its editor, Jean Kerr. Feeling a presence standing next to us, we turned and quickly recognized the famed...

Sporting Classic, considerata tra le più importanti riviste americane dedicate al mondo della caccia e della pesca, ha recentemente annunciato il vincitore per l'anno 2013 del della quattordicesima edizione prestigioso Awards of Excellence.   Il premio è stato assegnato alla Fausti Usa , in riconoscimento delle" esemplari performance di qual...

Dopo essere già stata venduta in diverse parti del mondo, Gomorra, la serie TV prodotta da Sky Italia, Beta, Cattleya e Fandango, e ispirata al libro di Roberto Saviano e al film di Matteo Garrone, è stata acquistata da The Weinstein Company, che la distribuirà in America.   Ma non è tutto: i Weinstein vorrebbero anche realizzarne un remake...

UNICO National, the nation's largest Italian American service and charitable organization, is publicly denouncing the recent comments made by Chuck Todd, host of NBC's Meet the Press. In a recent discussion on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" cable program, Todd specifically referred to the New York 11th District Congressional race between Michael Grimm and D...

Pray'r (the duet) is much more than a love song, it is a powerful duet that arrives as an emotional new international anthem. A song of hope and praise! What better time to release this duet during the holiday season.   Written and produced by CASTALDO and his long time collaborator, the Norwegian composer/producer Stein B. Svendsen, "Pray'r...

We are excited to announce the publication of Italian American Review Volume 6, Number 1! Volume 6, Number 1 is a special issue on organized crime that grew out of the Calandra Institute's seventh annual conference, titled "MAFIAs: Realities and Representations of Organized Crime" (April 25-26, 2014).   While the scope of the conference...

By Hua Hsu At some point I realized that I had accidentally watched every episode of "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives." The series, which airs, with an oddly comforting relentlessness, on the Food Network, bills itself as a road trip highlighting America's unheralded small-town haunts.   Its primary appeal, though, is its host, the chef and res...