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The Italian American Police Society of NJ is proud to announce the election of Officer Nick Monaco of the Morris County Sheriff's Office to its Executive Board. Officer Nicolas Monaco Began his career with the Morris County Sheriff’s Office/Bureau of Corrections in March of 2010, at the age of 20. Nick began working in the Intake/Processing Unit i...

A community program providing supplemental education in a foreign language to community children for decades will continue for another year. The Primavera Italian Language Program, run every fall at St. Benedict’s School, has long taught Italian language and the culture of Italy through art, music and food to youngsters on Saturdays. The program, o...

The Sicilian Butcher took to Instagram this morning to post a photo of its new Chandler location, which is set to open by the end of the year. This second location of the Italian restaurant comes with two new additions: a market and build-your-own cannoli bar, as originally reported by ABC15. Joey Maggiore, the chef of both Sicilian Butcher and Has...

Famous for its denim, the Italian retail clothing company Diesel hopes to make its name in real estate as well. The company announced Nov. 29 that it has partnered with Bel Invest Group, an international real estate investment company based in Vincenza, Italy, on a new Miami-area project. The development will be built on a 1-acre lot in the Wynwood...

Norwegian Air again challenged Alitalia on routes to the US by launching the Rome Fiumicino-Boston route for next summer. From Sunday, March 31, the carrier will connect the Italian capital to Massachusetts 4 times a week, every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday. During the 2019 summer season, the long-haul low-cost airline will connect Rome Fi...

Cortina, a new Italian dining concept from restaurateur Ethan Stowell, has opened with an elegant, urban design in downtown Seattle. Crafted by locally based Heliotrope Architects, abundant natural light as well as a 64-foot-long white oak bar—the longest in the city—anchors the space. Totaling 8,000 square feet, Cortina evokes a classic European c...

The Racine Heritage Museum is featuring an Alfonso Iannelli exhibit from Dec.1 to Oct. 31 called “Blessings to Blenders.” It is showcasing the works of 20th century Italian-American designer, architect, and sculptor Alfonso Iannelli (1888-1965). Some of Iannelli’s works include many sculptures, product designs for advertising, and works based on a...

An innocent throwback Instagram post has gotten Madonna into a little bit of trouble. On Monday, Madonna posted an interview of herself from the 1980s to her Instagram Stories where she said, “If there are 100 people in a room and 99 say they liked it, I only remember the one person who didn’t.” While that may sound innocuous to most, many Lady Gag...

Customers of Rosetta Bakery are in for an extra special treat this week with their to-go coffee: Art from Ricardo Cavolo. In celebration of Miami Beach Art Week, Rosetta has teamed up with the Spanish artist to create four uniquely designed coffee cups to replace the bakery’s typical to-go coffee cups from Thursday, Dec. 6 through Sunday, Dec. 9. T...

Occasionally, our friend the Carnivore will invite us all out to eat for no other reason than to enjoy his evening meal surrounded by friends. Needless to say, the dine-around bunch have never turned him down, especially when our get-together is celebrated at Johnson City’s Johnny Brusco’s New York Style. Though part of a corporate restaurant chain...

More than 100 years after an explosion in the No. 6 and No. 8 mines in Monongah killed over 360 miners, local residents and officials are remembering the lives and legacies of those who passed and the changes made in the industry in the disaster’s wake. The explosion occurred Dec. 6, 1907, just before 10:30 a.m., killing at least 362 miners in the...

Eleven U.S. Senators (led by Senator Ted Cruz) have written to President Trump’s administration criticising Italian airline, Air Italy — specifically citing urgent need for action in relation to Air Italy’s routes to both New York and Miami. In 2017, Qatar Airways acquired a 49% stake in AQA Holding, the parent company of Meridiana Fly, which was l...