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di Stefano Pignataro   Ci sono donne che in America sono andate con i mariti ma poi hanno fatto fortuna da sole. Un aspetto questo spesso sottovalutato dell'emigrazione, ma che Dominic Candeloro, professore di Storia all'Università di Chicago, ha messo in evidenza nel suo ultimo libro.   Candeloro è l'autore con Kathy Catrambone e Glo...

by Marina Nazario   October is National Pasta month. With giant portions, fluffy bread sticks, and creamy sauces, familiar Italian restaurant chains are a popular destination for American families. Polling site Ranker.com surveyed consumers to find the best Italian restaurants in America. Here are Ranker's top 10 picks accordi...

By Kirsten Fiscus In 1991 a 31-year-old Carlo Ferarri left Italy to backpack in the United States. At 32, he decided to complete his travels by bicycle. Now 55 years old, he has brought his wanderlust to Calhoun County. "When I first came to America to backpack I noticed a lot of travelers were on bicycles," Ferarri said Wednesday through his...

Ciao Philadelphia 2015 was a rich series of events promoting Italy and the Italian-American contribution to this great City and Region. During the entire month of October, Ciao Philadelphia gained an exceptional level of popularity within the cultural settings of Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley.   Ciao Philadelphia i...

Jessica Malpede was crowned Queen of the Columbus Day parade at a glittering pageant on Sept. 20 at Alta Villa Banquets in Addison. "'Exciting' doesn't begin to describe the 2015 Columbus Day Queen Pageant," JCCIA Executive Director Jo Ann Serpico says. "Enthusiasm radiated from the family members, friends and community leaders who attended, a...

by Jinnie Lee   French women are all about classically tailored effortlessness; in New York City we do head-to-toe black like no other, and the English are experts at an insouciant vintage look.   Describing the spirit of Italian fashion girls in a succinct soundbite isn't quite as easy — with their fearlessness toward amped-up color,...

by Kelly-Jane Cotter   Frank Sinatra was born 100 years ago, on Dec. 12, 1915. But no dust has collected on his life's work. Sinatra's music remains as vibrant and fresh as in his heyday. Born and raised in Hoboken, Francis Albert Sinatra grew up to become royalty in New York, Palm Springs, Miami, Las Vegas and Hollywood.  ...

Mangiamo Brownsville! The most authentic Texas-based Italian eatery has just opened. One of Brownsville's most highly anticipated restaurant openings of the year, Russo's New York Pizzeria opens on December 15. Local residents, commuters and visitors can now savor the tastes, aromas and unmistakable ambiance of an authentic New York-style pizz...

Pampanini, who had been hospitalised since October according to Corriere della Sera, starred in over 50 films during her 1950s heyday. She came to prominence as a Miss Italy contestant in 1946 (her failure to win caused a tabloid outcry) and went on to work with a long list of famous film figures, including Buster Keaton, Marcello Mastroianni,...

by Paul Sciria   The Midshipmen of the Naval Academy had a great football season and are looking to get even better in the years ahead with the addition of Joey Fornaro of Chesterland, OH. The West Geauga graduate has applied for acceptance to the naval academy and his 3.8 GPA in the classroom should, most certainly, help.   Forn...

Porano Pasta, the new Italian fast casual from James Beard–winning chef Gerard Craft ("Best Chef: Midwest" in 2015), opened today in St. Louis, Missouri. The new concept, Craft's fifth restaurant under Niche Food Group and first with counter service, lets customers build their own bowls using a variety of authentic Italian ingredients. Porano...

Iavarone Bros. isn't your average deli, ranging in different meats, cheese and seafood, this family owned deli brings Italian flavor down the block from your home. Located in Maspeth, Iavarone Bros. prides themselves on their customer loyalty, people come in and are automatically greeted by the butchers by name. The shop gives you a feeling of...