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On Sunday April 17, 2016 from 11:30AM to 12:30PM 90 musicians in uniform from the famous Italian Carabinieri Band – one of the greatest military orchestras in the world, founded in 1820 – will play at the foot of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC, for the pleasure of passersby. All media are welcome to cover and film this unique surprise event...

Dear Italians and Friends, Italians in DC is happy to be a sponsor and to invite you at the 4th Annual Festa Italiana of Frederick. Saturday June 11th. 11am - 7:30pm. Rose Hill Manor Park. 1611 North Market St. Frederick, MD 21701   FESTA ITALIANA of Frederick is the product of the vision and hard work of a ded...

Santa Fe is jam-packed with entertaining activities all summer long. This year, a touch of Italy is being added to the menu, with this week's CineFesta Italia, a celebration of the film (and food) of Italy, as well as a monthlong cultural celebration. Santa Fean Lisa Contarino, executive director of the festival, explains that there's a connection...

Il 3 giugno, al Consolato d'Italia a New York, si è tenuto un incontro con una delegazione di senatori arrivati da Roma nell'ambito di una "indagine conoscitiva" sulla promozione della lingua e cultura italiana nel Nord America.   Accolti dal Console Generale Francesco Genuardi, con il senatore e capo delegazione Claudio Micheloni, President...

by Aileen Jacobson   When Renée Green bought her two-bedroom apartment at Prince and Elizabeth Streets in 1985, her friends and her brother warned her about living in what they called a slum. She didn't see the area that way. "Something drew me to it," said Ms. Green, a retired township clerk and town council member in Livingston, N.J., who...

The Festa Italiana event in Mokena caused a sensation three years ago when it was first introduced as a celebration of the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.   Nearly 1,000 people attended the fun-filled day of prayer, entertainment and authentic Italian food. The event grew even more in popularity last year when 1,400 people attended. ...

By Justin Horwath   She talked an angry mob in Trinidad, Colo., out of lynching a man implicated in a shooting. She co-founded schools and hospitals in the rough-and-tumble territory of New Mexico. A 1966 episode of CBS' TV series Death Valley Days referred to her as the "fastest nun in the West." Now the life of Blandina Segale, better kno...

As I sat in the small Fiat, next to a distant cousin from my paternal grandmother's family line, there were about 10 different feelings running through me. Among them were excitement, nervousness, anxiety, and disbelief.   I am currently in the midst of an extended trip through Italy with my family of five to discover the land where my famil...

di Fucsia Nissoli   In seguito alla mia lettera al Presidente dell'INPS, prof. Tito Boeri, ho ricevuto dallo stesso Presidente Boeri una risposta articolata ed esaustiva nella quale si evidenzia l'attenzione dell'Ente previdenziale italiano verso le problematiche dei pensionati italiani all'estero. Una risposta che r...

By Alia Blackburn   If you're looking for a slice of Italy... Look no further than Downtown Clinton! The Little Italy Festival is in full swing. The event has been a Clinton favorite since 1966. The Italian theme seemed natural at that time, since the city had a thriving Italian immigrant population.   While the festival is...

Many American cities have areas famous for their large populations of Italian immigrants. In New York it is Little Italy, in Boston the North End and in St. Louis the Hill. It was only natural that those seeking a new life in a foreign land would settle among family and friends. Here it was in the southside Greenbush neighborhood, affectionately ni...

Based on Antica Mare's menu proclamations, you'd expect a line of waiting diners stretching from the Shorecrest restaurant's front door to the 79th Street Causeway. "Best chicken you could ever eat!" "First authentic Tuscan restaurant in Florida!" "Best octopus in the world!" "Owner's favorite dish — you'll eat everything except the bone!" &n...