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Nov. 21, 2017—Jan. 7, 2018 (Tree-lighting daily at 4:30pm, with additional ceremonies on Fridays and Saturdays at 5:30 and 6:30pm). Metropolitan Museum of Art - 1000 Fifth Avenue. New York, New York. The Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche at The Metropolitan Museum of Art is a long-established yuletide tradition in New York. The brightly...

The Lemon Grove Historical Society and the City of Lemon Grove will continue the Business Recognition Series by honoring Lido's Italian Foods on Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. at the city council meeting in the Community Center, 3140 School Lane, when Mayor Raquel Vasquez will present the restaurant's owners with a city proclamation, Miss Lemon Grove will presen...

Jimmy Lodato has announced his candidacy for the non-partisan position of Hernando County School Board, District 3. Jimmy has been heavily involved with the School District for several years. He most recently spearheaded the campaign to revive the half cent funding for school capital improvements as Chairman of the Steering Committee and co-Chair o...

In order to facilitate access to the services rendered by the passport department to Italian citizens living great distances from Los Angeles, the Consulate General of Italy has organized passport renewal meetings in various locations. Passport renewal services will be available in Albuquerque on December 6, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at North D...

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...