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Today marks the close of a jubilee year dedicated to Padre Pio, now formally known as Saint Pio of Pietrelcina, the great 20th century Capuchin mystic, stigmatic and healer. The jubilee began last July 28, which marked the 100th anniversary of his arrival in San Giovanni Rotondo, the small town in the Italian province of Foggia where he would spend...

Saturday August 12 6 - 10 PM - American Italian Heritage Society - Omaha, NE - 5110 N 132nd St, Omaha 68164. Join il Palazzo for an Ode to the Rat Pack featuring Gooch and His Las Vegas Big Band! Start the night with a gourmet meal created by Chef Paul with an opening act by Aaron Shoemaker, and finish with the sultry renditons of Dean Martin, Fran...

Classic lasagna is a top seller at Maggiano’s Little Italy but so is its specialty pasta, Our Famous Rigatoni “D” with herb-roasted chicken and Marsala cream sauce. Maggiano’s version of Italian-American comfort food also includes prime steaks and veal, fresh seafood (including Parmesan-crusted tilapia and lobster carbonara), signature salads, sand...

Located in the heart of Wilmington's Little Italy section, Father Tucker Park will get an overhaul through the federal Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership. Every summer, thousands attend St. Anthony's Italian Festival in Wilmington. Father Tucker Park is an integral part of that festival, typically being used as a base for carnival rides and othe...

Little Italy Endicott is working diligently to put together this years GUSTO! Festival (August 25th, 2017) and make it even bigger and better than before. We've got some great music acts, the best food vendors, and kids activities being planned. We will be bringing back Italian Street Painting (chalk art) which is always a crowd favorite and introd...

Looking to chow down on some Italian fare? A new spot has you covered. The newcomer to Downtown, called Capriccio, is located at 98 NE 2nd Ave. It's the fourth location for the family-run Italian restaurant that already has storefronts in Doral, Downtown Miami, Midtown Doral and West Coast University. According to its website, customers can look fo...

Save the date, and don’t miss a wonderful educational opportunity!  St Cloud State University professors, Christine Imbra and Steven McCullar, will join ICC scholarship award recipient, Jessica Gehrke, as they compare Italian higher education to our system in the United States! The SCSU team has a long term relationship with the University of Macer...

Two new bocce courts in Franklin Park, a Maryville Parks & Recreation facility located along the east side of the 700 block of North Main Street, are nearing completion and should be ready for play in early August. Workers smoothed out the pea gravel playing surface at the 12-foot-wide by 60-foot-long courts early Wednesday. Parks & Rec Director...

What does a $100 million renovation produce restaurant-wise at the Ritz-Carlton Chicago? Find out on Monday, July 31 when Torali Italian — Steak opens on the 12th floor of the downtown Chicago hotel inside Water Tower Place. Bristling with Italian pride, there’s plenty of marble and the bar’s well-stocked with amaro. Torali replaces Deca Restaurant...

Perhaps the solid-looking handshake that’s featured on the Young Pannese Social Club logo best describes what the Italian-American organization will present Saturday at its home on 187 Pocasset Avenue on the Johnston-Providence line. While the event is officially named a “Block Party Festival at the Café,” Young Pannese Club President Peter Gonecon...

“When I first received the call from Lorenzo Ortona, I could not believe it. I was senza parole, I mean totally speechless.” As we kicked off the conversation, that’s the first thought that Angela Alioto shared with me about the honorific title as Cavaliere della Repubblica Italiana she received in June. The ceremony was hosted by the Consul Genera...

The 39th annual Festa Italiana will be held from 5 to 11 p.m. Aug. 4, noon to 11 p.m. Aug. 5 and noon and 7 p.m. Aug. 6 at Boylan Catholic High School, 4000 St. Francis Drive. The festival will feature Italian food and pastries, entertainment, an Italian market, souvenirs, bocce tournaments, carnival rides and children’s crafts. Mass will be celebr...