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Sausage will be grilling, families will be dancing, and dads will be honored as Onesti Entertainment hosts its 28th annual Italian Block Party — Oakley Avenue Festa Pasta Vino on Father's Day weekend, June 19 to 21. The Father's Day tradition will feature Italian food specialties representing generations-old recipes from the restaurants located in...

Friday June 5, 6 PM EDTBanfi Vintners - 1111 Cedar Swamp Rd, Old Brookville, New York 11545Join the Long Island Network on Friday, June 5th for its popular annual wine tasting and tour at beautiful Banfi Vintners in Old Brookville.   Banfi is North America's leading wine importer. Founded in 1919, it is now owned and operated by the gra...

by Chiara Beghelli   After the end of the Republic of Venice, conquered by Napoleon in 1797, luxurious villas owned by the city's wealthy aristocrats in the hinterland of Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia fell into disrepair.   It was not until the 1950s that an exhibition brought their dilapidated state of disrepair to national attent...

By Ray Lamont  This year's St. Peter's Fiesta, which steps out in earnest Wednesday, is the 88th edition of Gloucester's salute to the patron saint of fishermen. The 2015 Fiesta, which really began last week with the nine-day Novena of prayer that closes Tuesday night at the Lester S. Wass American Legion Post 3 hall at 8 Washington St.,...

By Rich Cuccagna   At a recent meeting held at the West Trenton Italian American Club, Cav. John Scarpati, President of the Mercer County Italian American Festival Association presented Richard Prunetti, President of the West Trenton Italian American Club with a check for their scholarship foundation.   This year's recipient is Lauren...

The University of Miami's Gian Piero Ragonesi donned Italy's famous azzurro this weekend, competing at the 2015 European Under-23 Championships. The Hurricanes' talented thrower competed in the men's discus, posting a mark of 52.63m. Ragonesi is the fourth Hurricane to compete this summer following the collegiate season.   Shakima Wimbl...

  WTI Magazine #65    2015 July, 24Author : I borghi più belli d'Italia      Translation by:   The beauty of Atrani lies in the choreography of the beach around it and the intricate maze of houses, built practically on top of each other, that make it look like a nativity scene, especially at night with the lights glimmering. In the daytime, the...

The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce (IACC) is pleased to announce the publication, in January 2016, of "Real Estate Investment in South Florida for Italian Buyers" a 100 pages' guide targeting Italian investors in the US. Italians held the 8th position among international investors in properties in South Florida. This growing trend has pushed th...

In business, when time-honored traditions blend with new technologies, innovative products and fresh ideas, consumers win and companies thrive. That's the secret behind the success of Volpi Foods Inc., which has dramatically modernized its processes and diversified its offerings while staying true to the values that have sustained it for more than...

We're thrilled to welcome Allison Scola as our latest Member Spotlight Interview guest! Allison is a longtime NOIAW member and Italian culture enthusiast who is committed to sharing her passion for her heritage. You may recognize her from our Greater New York Region event earlier this year, St. Joseph's Day Alla Siciliana, where she sang Sicil...

by George Barnes   Hank Lisciotti would love to know who the first Italian was who emigrated to Leominster or Fitchburg and paved the way for others to follow and build lives and businesses in northern Central Massachusetts.   Between 1820 and 2004, about 5.5 million people emigrated from Italy to the United States, with a majority of...

by James Edwards Besides the many fans and those in the sports world, there's another place in particular mourning the death of baseball legend Yogi Berra: a St. Louis neighborhood called The Hill. Berra grew up in The Hill, which became the nucleus of the city's Italian community, as many Italian immigrants settled there when arriving to St....