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November 30, Thursday, 5:30 .pm. Stony Brook University, New York 11790. Center for Italian Studies/ Book Presentation: “Dinner with Di Maggio” with co-author Dr. John Positano. Books will be available for purchase and autographing by Dr. John Positano. Location: Center for Italian Studies in Stony Brook University's Frank Melville Memorial Library...

Giordano Mozzi is one of the most decorated Italian drivers in history, the winningest competitor alive in the famous 1,000-mile “Mille Miglia” rally in his home country. Last week, he flew to New Orleans to add to his list of accolades: leading a line of more than 40 cars in the first “CentoMiglia” rally on U.S. soil on Saturday. And he did it in...

Larry Vellani was named the Outstanding Italian American in North Carolina in 2017 by the Triangle Sons and Daughters of Italy in America at ceremonies in Raleigh. Vellani is the CEO of Smart Start of Forsyth County Inc. In addition, he was recognized for his contributions to the study and performance of Italian and Italian-American folk and contem...

They say if you live long enough, you’ll see everything. On Monday, Nov. 20, Antonio Luigi Capicotto marks his 87 birthday, having experienced — three times — something few golfers see once. Capicotto just recorded his third hole-in-one, an "ace" to golfers.  The feat is even more impressive considering that Capicotto, a stone mason since the age o...

Not even a hurricane could stop a club determined to make history on Saturday. The Italian Heritage Festival was supposed to take place in September but Irma had different plans, so the stakes were even higher as the Italian-American Club of Hilton Head was attempting to break a Guinness World Record of "World's Largest Meatball". An Italian club i...

Il Ten. Col. Gianfranco Paglia, in qualità di rappresentante del Ministro della Difesa per la valorizzazione del personale militare affetto da disabilità per incidenti subiti nell’adempimento del proprio dovere ed in servizio, partecipa all’evento Wounded  Warriors, in programma dal 17 al 21 novembre, organizzato per la seconda volta dall’Ambasciat...

Italian Americans say Mayor de Blasio has fake blood on his hands for refusing to pardon statues of Christopher Columbus from a city panel reviewing “symbols of hate.” About 50 members of Italian American groups protested de Blasio’s controversial monument commission across the street from Columbus Circle outside of Central Park on Saturday, the da...

Legendary director, producer writer and sometimes actor Martin Scorsese turns 75 today. He began making films as a 17 year old in 1959 and directed his first feature, Who's That Knocking at My Door, in 1967. Since then he's made over 30 feature films including Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, The Departed, Gangs of New York and The King of Comedy. It's be...

Ciao from Rome, and (in a few days) Happy Thanksgiving! It has been a very intense month for us at We the Italians. First of all, we celebrated Veterans Day with the interview to Anthony Ficarri, the new President of Italian American War Veterans: the interview is also on this November issueof our magazine. On October 17th, in Rome, we attended the...

Abruzzo, mountainous and park-covered terrain, boasts numerous ski resorts where visitors can have a blast practicing their favorite winter sports. The mountains of Abruzzo offer fantastic snowfall during the coldest and most rigid weather, and thus are ideal for a large smattering of outfits and installations - including those that work to maintai...

The life of a modern woman is constantly moving at lightning speed. Because of this, women are not only the sweet, motherly figure we all know and love, but they also show great strength and determination. These traits can be represented with a simple dish, yet full of character: Pumpkin soup with Gorgonzola cheese.

Located close to Soriano, Gerocarne is noted for the processing of clay for the production of fine domestic tableware. While production stopped in Soriano several decades ago, in Gerocarne the ceramics industry has continued from the sixteenth century to the present day. Despite the seismic events that have repeatedly destroyed the inhabited areas,...