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The Italian American Museum cordially invites you to attend a screening of "Italian American Internment: A Secret Story" (2000, 50 min.). A Discussion and Q&A led by Museum Founder and President Dr. Joseph V. Scelsa will follow the screening. Thursday, August 17th, 6:30 PM - 155 Mulberry Street (Corner of Grand and Mulberry Streets) New York, NY 10...

The sweet and cold mixture of Italian ice can be as refreshing as taking a dip in Lake Michigan under the sweltering summer sun. Three years ago, Brian and Jodi Tillman brought their version of this frosty culinary delight to Northwest Indiana when they opened Jodi's Italian Ice Factory in Hammond, located at 7322 Calumet Ave. The factory in Hammon...

Un esofago ‘bioartificiale’ è stato immesso per la prima volta al mondo su un malato di tumore negli Stati Uniti. L’intervento è avvenuto 3 mesi fa e il paziente, un cittadino statunitense di 75 anni, sta bene. Il merito dell’impresa è di due ricercatori italiani che da tempo lavorano negli Stati Uniti: Fabio Triolo, direttore del Nucleo terapie ce...

Amici Park will turn into a Western Village for Little Italy’s biggest party, Ferragosto! Taking on a new theme each year, Ferragosto 2107 will return with a “Wild Western” theme, inviting guests to join the party in their best western attire. Ferragosto is San Diego’s Little Italy own take on the traditional Italian holiday “Feriae Augusti.” The b...

August 15th is when Roman Catholics celebrate the Assumption of the virgin Mary into Heaven - the day when Catholics believe Mary ascended to heaven "body and soul" after the end of her life on earth. However, it was a holiday in Italy long before it took on a religious significance. Ferragosto, the Italian name for the holiday, comes from the Lati...

The smell of grilled peppers and onions carried through Barker Commons Park as music could be heard being gently played Saturday. Italian Festival was back for its second year. The Italian Festival started last year as a way for people in the Fredonia community to celebrate their Italian heritage. Church street was lined with vendors. Local restau...

Three days before the 690th anniversary of St. Rocco’s death, four men carried a small statue of the medieval man down the steps of St. Mary parish, across the intersection of Church Square and Pleasant Street, through a school parking lot, and onto the field of grass and woodchips that has served as an annual fairgrounds for 39 years. One hundred...

Joseph Bologna, an actor, writer, and director known for his role in 1982’s “My Favorite Year” and for his long collaboration on stage and screen with wife Renée Taylor, has died after a three-year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 82. Bologna died Sunday morning at City of Hope in Duarte, Calif. Just last month, Bologna attended a 35th anniver...

More than a dozen Toledo mayors have come and gone since 1957, but not much has changed at Inky’s Italian Food on North Detroit Avenue. Inky’s still gets all its ingredients from the same local providers that worked with the restaurant in the 1950s. The menu has not been updated in decades. Even the electric sign hanging from the roof dates back to...

Evans Automotive, Primary Aim and Midwestern Auto Group have once again teamed up to host the 12th Annual Italian Gathering. The Sunday, September 3rd event welcomes Italian motor vehicles and motorbikes of all vintages to the Wendy's International Corporate Grounds at One Dave Thomas Blvd., Dublin, OH 43017 from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. Automobiles...

In a world like today’s, in which social media rule and, generally speaking, the virtual aspect of our relations is predominant over the traditional face-to-face meetings, I AM Books - Italian and Italian-American bookstore and cultural hub - brainchild of Nicola Orichuia and Jim Pinzino, looks like a green oasis in the core of Boston’s North End,...

Today, when Angelinos reflect on Olvera Street in DTLA, they probably think of its rich history as the heart of the Spanish-Mexican pueblo of Los Angeles. What many do not realize is that for a time in the 19thcentury, the street was known as Wine Street, and was dominated by thriving Italian owned wine cellars. From downtown’s long gone Little Ita...