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For my 30th birthday, all I wanted was to go grocery shopping. Not my run-of-the-mill weekly run to Hannaford, but to someplace special. Someplace for people who love good food and who know how to make it. Cooking is one of my favorite things to do, and one of my favorite kinds of outings is to visit a specialty shop or a bigger grocery store (usua...

When: Tuesday, February 12th, 2019, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Where: Women’s Business Development Council office | 184 Bedford Street, 2nd Fl | Stamford, CT 06901 Do you hate networking events because you never know what to say or do? Do you get stuck talking to one person in the room that you know? Whether you’re looking to get new clients or be recognized...

If you're looking for a great Italian dinner in Boston, there's no better neighborhood to explore than the North End. Thanks to its large Italian American population and collection of amazing Italian restaurants, the area is clearly deserving of its Little Italy title. Now, Tony & Elaine's hopes to become a new North End favorite by focusing on the...

Eric and Bethany Marsland have a long history in the restaurant business. The husband-and-wife team who currently operate Champ’s Diner on Front Street have owned several establishments within and outside the city. But the couple says they have one more venture in them before they retire and plan to take their culinary offerings up a level with Faz...

In 2012, Wellesley became the first liberal arts college to join the online learning collaborative edX with its launch of WellesleyX, as well as the first women’s college to offer massive open online courses (MOOCs). The course Italian Language and Culture has since become one of WellesleyX’s most popular offerings, combining best practices in fore...

On a recent sunny and chilly January afternoon, Sarducci’s Restaurant founder and co-owner Carol Paquette relaxed by a front table and looked back on 25 years. Sitting alongside head chef and new co-owner Jeff Butterfield, Paquette marveled at surviving two-and-a-half decades in the restaurant business—a momentous achievement. This past weekend, th...

Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop, known for its award-winning, hand-crafted sandwiches, has signed a franchise agreement set to bring three new restaurants to Rhode Island, with the first location opening in Lincoln in April 2019. The new restaurants will be owned and operated by entrepreneurial couple Kevin and Maria Stoehr. For Kevin, who previously ran...

Jean-Francois Poujol is the restless kind. After years of opening and moving on from Tribeca 212, Soleil Bistro & Wine Bar and others, he’s settled into the former Casbeers Cafe & Cantina location in Beacon Hill with a neighborhood Italian place called SoHill Cafe. It’s unpretentious, reasonable and occasionally inspired, the same as most of us. An...

The magnificent Italian Renaissance Nazzaro Center (the former North Bennett Street bathhouse) was designed by the extraordinarily talented and prolific Charles D. MaGinnis, who specialized in Catholic churches and institutions and had apprenticed under Boston’s last official city architect, Edmund March Wheelwright. The effort to designate it a Bo...

The Trio Restaurant Group — which operates Publico Street Bistro & Garden, was the opening team behind Backyard Betty’s, and collaborated on Casa Caña — is expanding downtown. The group will open Bar Mercato inside the Hyatt Centric (68 Devonshire St., Boston), near Faneuil Hall, drawing inspiration from European food halls. This means that the men...

Ralph R. Papitto — philanthropist, corporate executive and former chairman of the board of trustees of Roger Williams University — died Friday at the age of 92, according to a spokesman for his family's foundation. Papitto was the founder of Nortek, Glass-Tile Industries, AFC Cable Systems and the Read to Succeed Program for South Providence studen...

Andre’ DiMino, Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition Communications Director, will be on The Gene Valicenti Show, Tuesday 1/22 at about 8:20 AM East discussing Rev. John Jenkins, Notre Dame President’s decision to remove venerable Columbus art murals from the University. “What a complete disgrace,” stated DiMino.  “And it is unbelievable that he wou...