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DelGrosso Foods Inc., America's oldest major family-owned producer of pasta sauce, has announced its sponsorship of the major four-hour television documentary series, The Italian Americans.   The film, narrated by award-winning actor Stanley Tucci (Big Night, The Devil Wears Prada and The Hunger Games), chronicles four generations of Italian...

Prendete un qualunque circolo di un paese della Sicilia, Ribera, per esempio, in provincia di Agrigento, e trasportatelo pari pari negli Stati Uniti, ad Elizabeth, nel New Jersey: ecco quello che si presenta agli occhi di Clarissa Marchese, Miss Italia in carica, che è proprio di quel posto, durante il suo viaggio alla scoperta delle comunità itali...

by Silvia Donati   Umbria has launched a project, "Umbria Underground", to promote the many underground sites the region boasts, most of which are unknown to visitors.   Ancient Roman cisterns, catacombs, medieval aqueducts, Renaissance towers, Etruscan tombs, for a total of 40 monuments and 16 hypogea, will become part of a series of...

The introduction of Averna and Braulio amaros to its American arm follow the Italian company's purchase of Fratelli Averna for €103 million in April last year.   The Averna brand was introduced to Campari's UK distribution arm, J. Wray and Nephew UK, in September. Previously it was distributed by Instil Drinks.   Read more   Source: http://ww...

WTI Magazine #52    2015 January, 23Author : Unioncamere      Translation by:   Historical backgroundThe phases involved in the creation of "pots and accessories for the home" can be divided into three parts, according to the raw materials invented or used in the production of these objects. The first homeware comp...

A young Bob Dylan, passing through Madison in the late 1960s, is rumored to have said that the best things about Wisconsin's capital city were its pizza and its Quaaludes. We have no insights into the pharmaceutical side of Dylan's statement, but were he to stop in today at Salvatore's Tomato Pies, he might wonder just how such a good pizza scene...

Just a few months ago, Domenico Savio Teker, took the reins as the new Director of the Scholastic Office of the Consulate General of Italy in Boston. We have had the pleasure of meeting him quite a few times during events held by the Consulate and at the many projects and initiatives tied to Italian language and culture in and around Boston. Today...

Col. John G. Chiarella Sr., 83, formerly of Wildemere Avenue, Waterbury, passed away peacefully at The Village at East Farms on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of the late Ann (Donofrio) Chiarella.   Col. John was born in Mamaroneck, N.Y. on June 24, 1931, son of the late Anthony and Ann (...

Si terrà il 12 marzo in Florida, presso il Miami Dade College, il Forum America and the Old World: Food, Health and Culture che esplora il patrimonio culturale gastronomico americano e come le sue radici influenzino abitudini alimentari, gusti e benessere di un'intera nazione.   L'iniziativa si inquadra nella più ampia rassegna Feeding the P...

di Riccardo Chioni   "L'ho conosciuto proprio il giorno della sua morte, ero un ragazzino e da lì è cominciato questo interesse profondo per studiare non solo la voce, ma la persona, il carattere" ha spiegato Emilio Iodice, autore del libro "A Kid From Philadelphia: Mario Lanza, The Voice of the Poets", presentato alla Columbus Citizens Foun...

Last Thursday, Mar. 12, Galdo's Entertainment & Catering Complex at 20th & Moyamensing Avenue was bustling with dignitaries, family, friends and colleagues of 2nd Dist. Councilman Kenyatta Johnson, State Rep. Maria Donatucci and businessman Jay Agnes.   The South Philadelphia Business Association honored each of them as Person of the...

APRIL 6, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. CENTER PLAZA (Downtown Baltimore). A day of fun, games, food and music! ​ Join us on Center Plaza (One Charles Center - Downtown Baltimore) for Sack Races, Wheelbarrow Races, Three Legged Races. Easter Egg Roll at Noon.   Lunch is free for kids if previously registered online. Regi...