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Every year in the U.S., many people celebrate the Feast of the Seven Fishes on Christmas Eve. Although it is unclear when the dinner became so popular, this celebration is considered one of the most Italian traditions. Typically, the family gathers round a feast of seven different seafood dishes or one or two different types of fish prepared in sev...

The Prosecco DOC Consortium, the entity that oversees the production of the hugely popular Italian sparkling wine, is pleased to announce the second edition of Prosecco Month beginning December 11th. The activation will see trade, press, and public events at multiple Eataly locations-New York Flatiron, New York Downtown, Chicago, and Boston- throug...

“Call Me By Your Name” won the big prize, Best Picture, at the 27th annual Gotham Independent Film Awards on Monday night. Luca Guadagnino‘s coming-of-age tale also won Breakthrough Performance for newcomer Timothee Chalamet. These awards bestowed by the Gotham Filmmaker Project were handed out in a star-filled ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street. (Se...

Snooki, JWOWW, The Situation and most of the original "Jersey Shore" cast is returning to MTV for another installment of the reality series next year. MTV announced "Jersey Shore Family Vacation" on Monday during the premiere of "Floribama Shore," a spinoff of the original "Jersey Shore," which ran on MTV from 2009 to 2012. The series followed the...

To make panettone — traditional panettone, coaxed from a stiff, naturally leavened starter — is to embark on a long, expensive and unpredictable journey, risking disaster at every turn. Roy Shvartzapel, a baker in San Francisco, refers to the Italian bread as “the Mount Everest of baking.” “You’d be hard pressed to find a more challenging dough,” s...

Through the Sons of Italy Foundation® (SIF), and hundreds of thousands of family members located in all fifty states and the District of Columbia, the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America®(OSDIA) has awarded nearly $61 million in scholarships to date. In past years, the SIF has offered 10 to 12 merit-based scholarships (National Leadership...

Pietro Salini aveva tracciato la rotta futura di Salini Impregilo verso gli Stati Uniti. E così è stato. Due anni fa quando il costruttore romano comprò ha fatto una mossa strategica che sta cambiando la fisionomia del gruppo. Meno paesi emergenti (l’Africa è stata per decenni l’area più importante per il gruppo guidato dal patron Pietro) e riposiz...

John Imperio is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a 2017 Lifetime Member in recognition of his recognitions to the Medical field.     Dr. Imperio currently serves as the Chief of Hematology and Oncology at Seaview Hospital Rehab Center – part of the NYC Health and Hospitals System – which specializes in dedicated, devoted and compassionate can...

Tarantella, a genre of southern Italian folk music and dance, is an international phenomenon--seen and heard in popular festivals, performed across the Italian diaspora, even adapted for New Age spiritual practices. The boom in popularity has diversified tarantella in practice while setting it within a host of new, unexpected contexts. Incoronata I...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is excited to announce that it is now accepting applications for its Ambassador Peter F. Secchia Voyage of Discovery program. Now in its 19th year, this all-expenses-paid cultural and educational initiative sends 20 Italian American college and university students to Italy each year, to strengthen the...

If you’ve ever felt breathless just by looking at the life of a successful person, trust us, they feel the same way too. Success is not just about hard work; it’s a mindset and a way of life that demands non-stop sacrifice. Just take the life of the one and only “Cake Boss” Buddy Valastro as an example. “When I look at my monthly calendar, it’s lik...

Shakespeare asked, “What’s in a name?” but we should be asking, “What IS his name?” Recently I have been going through a lot of Cook County birth and death certificates, and it reminded me that people don’t always carry exactly the same name from birth through to death. We are all aware of the problems researchers in encounter because women tend to...