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Celebrating its 24th year of showcasing significant cars, motorcycles and one-off automotive creations, the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance will feature the custom coachwork of Zagato on May 31-June 2, 2019. Recognized as one of the most prestigious classic car shows in the United States, the Greenwich Concours will honor the centennial of the famous...

The endless attention given its worst day–the 1990 robbery which saw a pair of thieves disguised as police officers steal 13 works of art including those by Vermeer, Rembrandt, Manet and Degas, to this day the most expensive property theft in history–makes it easy to forget that the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston still exhibits great art...

Benny Dagostino, the town’s longest continually operating Realtor, died Sunday just days shy of his 95th birthday. Dagostino opened Benny’s Real Estate in 1952, where he was later joined in business by his son Ben Jr. Those who knew the elder Dagostino through the real estate community recalled a man with an unwavering work ethic, reportedly still...

The scene: Great American Bites has tried many of the nation’s regional pizza specialties, from New York to New Haven style, Chicago deep dish to Detroit pan, ultra-thin cracker-crust St. Louis pizza to crispy Neapolitan classics. But perhaps the most unusual – and least known – major style is exclusive to Rhode Island. While it is virtually impos...

Standing before more than 500 parishioners of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in January 1944, the Rev. Walter J. Lyddy announced plans to open a new parochial school next to the church. Lyddy’s announcement, made during a banquet dinner celebrating the parish’s 50th anniversary, was met with enthusiastic applause from parishioners, who saw the new...

If that sounds extreme, it's only because the city’s oldest residential neighborhood matters that much to its residents, and to the city at large. The labyrinthine, lilliputian North End (square mileage: 0.36), first settled in the mid-1600s, today embodies Boston’s IG-worthy charms, from its cobblestoned streets to its European-inspired brick town...

Monday, April 29, 2019. STARTS 6:00 pm, ENDS 8:00 pm. LOCATION: CAS 224 725 Commonwealth Ave. Boston, MA 02215. Public Screening of "1938: When We Discovered We Were No Longer Italian" Part of the Holocaust through Film series. A discussion with director Pietro Suber will follow the screening. The documentary goes through the events that led from t...

Joe Bellino was sitting in an electrical engineering class at the Naval Academy in November 1960 when he was summoned by the school’s superintendent. Mr. Bellino, Navy’s star halfback, thought he was in trouble. The superintendent’s office was filled with people, including two sports reporters and an admiral, who read a telegram from the Downtown A...

When American moviegoers hear the phrase “Italian film,” Millicent Marcus, founder of Yale’s annual New Italian Film Festival, encourages them to think outside the black-and-white, neorealist box of 1960s classics by major directors like Fellini, Antonioni, Visconti, and Pasolini. For the 14th year running, the festival invites the Yale and New Hav...

L’On. La Marca ha trascorso a Boston un intenso fine settimana per partecipare a una serie di iniziative che le hanno consentito di stabilire molteplici contatti con diverse espressioni della nostra comunità. Venerdì sera, appena arrivata nella città del Massachusetts, si è immediatamente spostata al Club Italia, dove ha portato il suo saluto all’i...

Thursday, April 25 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Gasson Hall, Room 305, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467. This talk will tell the story of how one hundred illustrations of Dante’s Divine Comedy by the Florentine artist Sandro Botticelli (1445-1510) went missing for hundreds of years, and how their dramatic acquisition for the newly unified German nation by the art h...

Morgan School students from years gone by are sure to remember the requisite trips to Lupone’s Department Store. There were the gym outfits, purchased by the girls freshman year, and the letter sweaters for the athletes. “All the girls would hate going there, because Auntie Vi was an employee who worked there her whole life and was part of the fami...