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October 2018 Is Italian-American Heritage Month. Publisher Avi Gvili of Boulevard Books announces that the hit comedy book “God, Please Give Me Patience…and Hurry!” written by TV sketch comedy writer Michael Conley and Brooklyn born Sicilian-American actress Candice Azzara is a pivotal part of Italian-American Heritage Month designated during Octob...

C''è molta Puglia negli Usa e c''è molto degli Usa in Puglia: le relazioni non sono solo economiche e commerciali ma anche culturali e turistiche. Per questo, la delegazione istituzionale della Regione Puglia in missione a New York ha voluto dare grande spazio agli incontri con imprenditori e operatori italoamericani di tutti i principali settori....

Poverty was the main motivation for an Italian leaving his family and home and putting up with the hardships of traveling to America. In 1898, widespread "bread riots" plagued all of Italy, with people protesting the lack of jobs and the sudden increase in the price of wheat and bread. Other motivators were the constant political strife and the dre...

Fontanafredda, one of Italy's most prominent and historic Barolo producers and Wine Enthusiast's European Winery of the Year, is excited to announce the launch of the third annual Barolo Week[s] in October 2018, after two highly successful editions. Barolo Week[s] is a celebration of the iconic wine of Italy's Piedmont region, and aims to introduce...

It was a small round object sent around the planet, and it changed the course of human history. Call it "Spudnik." It was a potato. On Columbus Day, the U.S. commemorates the grand global changes - discoveries and destruction alike - that unfolded after Christopher Columbus linked the New World and the Old. But some scholars take a more granular vi...

After a successful film festival run, “Pizza Shop: An Italian-American Dream,” Antony Osso’s award-winning documentary chronicling Rudy’s Ristorante & Pizzeria, will be released on Vimeo On Demand, for rental or purchase, on October 15. Starting October 8, Viewers can pre-order the film at this link: www.vimeo.com/ondemand/pizzashop The hourlong do...

Matteo Gazzini, trentatreenne imprenditore di origini altoatesine, già candidato alla Camera alle scorse politiche, è stato nominato coordinatore di Lega nel Mondo per gli Stati Uniti. Paolo Borchia, coordinatore federale del Carroccio per gli Italiani all’estero, dichiara: “Giovane, brillante e di assoluta competenza. Il profilo di Matteo Gazzini...

Yes, Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga will be in the thick of the Oscar race with “A Star Is Born,” the kind of crowd-pleasing film that should also figure prominently in awards talk for the next five months. But “A Star Is Born” is hardly the only film with a clear path to the Dolby Theatre. Most of the season’s top contenders were unveiled during the...

It’s long past the time when it was fashionable to think of Christopher Columbus as having “discovered” America. It wasn’t that long ago kids would debate with all the intensity they could muster whether he or the Vikings had been the first Europeans to set foot in North America. The fact there were already people here was something of an afterthou...

“Sono davvero lieto di poter inviare, attraverso le telecamere di “L’Italia con voi”, un saluto caloroso a tutti gli Italiani e agli amici dell’Italia che, in ogni parte del mondo, attraverso “Rai Italia” hanno la possibilità di rafforzare il legame con la vita della nostra Patria; e con la nostra, bellissima, lingua italiana”. inizia così il video...

This Columbus Day, we join in celebrating the contributions of Italian-Americans, whose ancestors came here in the steerage of ships as poor immigrants and in no small measure built this country. The Italians also built much of this city; you can find famous names by the dozens, but the common folk did more. And to mark their place with pride, th...

Every time the month of October rolls around, many people think about the change of the seasons, from summer to now true fall. The holidays are just ahead, and so we all gear up to see how and where and if we will spend them and, of course, with whom, too. So, we all go out and look for the way we can get ready: fix the car, buy needed warm clothes...