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Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini is an Italian-born saint who dedicated her life to helping thousands of Italian immigrants living in the United States during the late 19th century. She died in Chicago exactly one hundred years ago. On Saturday morning in the Vatican, Pope Francis met members of the religious congregation she founded, the Missionary S...

Born in Calabria, Italy on Dec. 16, 1917, Antonio LaRosa has earned the distinction of being the latest Staten Island resident to round the century mark and grace the elite roster of distinguished centenarians. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1935 and settled in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, before making his home in Eltingville in 1981. An...

From the creamy cannoli to crunchy biscotti, Italy is home to some of the world's most mouthwatering pastries, and if you're looking for the very best of the bunch, this list could provide the answer. The Gambero Rosso - the equivalent of the Michelin guide or the Bible for Italian foodies - has released its annual list of the very best pastry shop...

Italy in Kentucky has a smaller history than other American places. The Bluegrass State saw some Italians come in the period of the mass emigration from Italy, but not as much as other bigger States on the two coasts. Nonetheless, in Louisville there's a club that celebrates Italy in several different ways, led by a true Italian who is for sure the...

When Sebastian Giovinco came to Toronto FC, he came for two reasons: to score goals and to win championships. He has done both. Toronto FC lifted the 2017 MLS Cup on Saturday night at BMO Field after a 2-0 victory over Seattle Sounders, adding another piece of silverware to an historic, three-trophy cabinet. “I'm so happy for the team, for the city...

On October 20, an unprecedented number of student volunteers flocked to Garden City High School’s cafeteria, excited to walk and support the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation. The $2,570 raised by the Italian Honor Society and Italian Club surpassed the amount raised two years ago. Honor Society co-presidents Kalie Yuen and Faith Nix, supervised by Mrs. L...

Due provvedimenti di sostegno allo studio e alla ricerca. Li ha adottati con due differenti delibere la Giunta regionale nella seduta odierna: da un lato uno sostegno agli studenti per i loro studi all'estero (38mila euro di bilancio regionale), dall'altro nuove risorse (3 milioni di euro) per i dottorati di ricerca. Il primo provvedimento riguarda...

The best table, in front of the welcoming fireplace, had a little “Reserved” sign on it. We had resigned ourselves to a table in Siberia, when the hostess picked up the sign and invited us to sit. We’d been upgraded. It was a pleasant start to a great evening at Mangino’s Ristorante, where we tasted some amazing things. Mangino’s is going on 70 thi...

Tuesday, December 19. 7pm - 9.30 PM EST. Museum of the Moving Image - 36-01 35th Ave, Astoria, New York 11106. Tickets: $20 ($15 Museum members at Standard through Premium levels / Free for Silver Screen and above). With its unique New York flavor and blend of outright comedy and charm, Moonstruck endures as a great romantic comedy. This 30th anniv...

If you had to spend more than a year in space, what’s the one thing you’d miss the most? Of course, it would have to be fresh, hot pizza — especially if you're from Italy. Luckily, an ingenious Italian astronaut on the International Space Station, Paolo Nespoli‏, found the perfect way to soothe his craving for a taste of home. Nespoli told his boss...

Zoppé An Italian Family Circus Since 1842. Wed Dec 27, - Sun Dec 31. 2017. Tue Jan 02 - Sun Jan 07, 2018. Times Vary. Ticket Pricing $15 - $40. West Lawn, Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 North Arizona Avenue, Chandler, AZ The circus is coming to town! The Zoppé Family Circus welcomes guests into the intimate 500 seat tent for a one-ring circus th...

More than two decades ago, a friend visited Michael Gondevas in New York and convinced him to come south to operate an Italian restaurant in Albertville. “I came down, I liked the South and I moved down here and I took over Giovanni’s,” Gondevas said. Co-owner Anthula Gondevas credits the Southern hospitality and friendly local support with helping...