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Nella prima settimana del prossimo mese di agosto il presidente degli Stati Uniti d’America Donald Trump visiterà la città di Matera. La notizia non è stata diffusa dalla Prefettura di Matera per motivi di sicurezza ma il programma della visita a Matera è stato già definito. Donald Trump, che ha scelto la Puglia ed in particolare Borgo Egnazia, res...

Festa Italiana celebrated its 40th anniversary of spreading Italian culture to Milwaukee. It’s the oldest ethnic festival in a city that glories in them, and the largest Italian event of its kind in America. Festival goers were greeted by a replica of the statue of David as they made their way to the many food, gift, and wine vendors. They could ta...

There are dozens of places to grab a slice of pizza in the Mile Square City and for the past three years organizers of the St. Ann Italian Festival have been in search of the city's best pie. On Sunday afternoon, four pizzerias faced off for title of "Best Pizza in Hoboken 2017" during the 107th annual festival. This year's participants were Rosari...

April 26-28, 2018 - JOHN D. CALANDRA ITALIAN AMERICAN INSTITUTE - Queens College, City University of New York - 25 West 43rd Street, 17th floor (between 5th and 6th Avenues), Manhattan The 1935 song "Faccetta Nera," a paean to the Fascist imperialist enterprise in Africa, addresses the "little black face" that is the anonymous Abyssinian woman, an...

People of all nationalities came together for a celebration of Italian culture in Valhalla this weekend. The Italian Heritage Festival at the Kensico Dam draws thousands every year as people enjoy popular Italian food and classic Italian music. Event sponsors say Italians have contributed to Westchester's past, present and future. "We try to rememb...

When you’d step inside his restaurant, you’d likely see Sam Amato greeting folks by name and pulling up a chair to gab. “He would get your name and life story,’’ said his son Tony Amato. “If you felt at home, that’s all he cared about.” Sam Amato, who with his wife, Ann, owned Amato’s Cafe & Catering, died Saturday at the Nebraska Medical Center...

Boston has often been referred to as the Athens of America for its colleges and universities. This week, the city has been the Rome of America as AS Roma has set up shop for the final two stops on its preseason tour of the United States leading up to the start of Italy’s Serie A season next month. Roma has been training at Harvard University since...

The organizers behind Italian Fest could use a few extra hands. The festival, set for Aug. 12 in downtown Iron Mountain, has put out a call for volunteers to work the event. Those willing can choose from three shifts and eight stations. Sign-up can be done online at the Italian Fest web site at https://www.downtownironmountain.com/italian-fest

Slice of Vegas Pizza Kitchen & Bar is celebrating its five-year anniversary with an all-new menu for guests to enjoy. Located inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, the pizza kitchen and bar is rolling out a wide-variety of Italian-inspired dishes from starters and specialty pizzas to sandwiches and hand-crafted pasta, and more.  Since its opening i...

Tony’s Beechhurst Delicatessen in Whitestone was the scene of another endorsement for Councilman Paul Vallone (D-Bayside), who accepted support from U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-Huntington) and the Italian American Political Action Committee for his re-election. Vallone has picked up endorsements from teachers unions and organizations representing worke...

The Second World War prompted the establishment of many new military installations throughout California and Nevada, including the Sierra Army Depot. It was built in Herlong, California in 1942 as a storage facility for ammunition. To learn more, we join professional historian Alicia Barber for this segment of Time & Place. Located about sixty mile...

First, it was daughter Gina with her West Loop spot Mad Social, and now another apple lands close to the tree as Anthony Stefani, son of storied restaurateur Phil Stefani, prepares to launch his first restaurant. It’s still in its preliminary stages, but expect pizza and a bustling new concept at 605 North Wells Street in River North. Though he spe...