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Park Place Memorial, a 10,000-square-foot shopping center, will be home to the first Houston expansion of Ohio-based Piada Italian Street Food, according to the Houston Chronicle.   Piada Italian is a fast-casual restaurant with hand-rolled piadas and pasta bowls. Park Place Memorial is expected to open in August. The $7 million shopping cen...

It is not often that a metropolitan city like San Francisco has the opportunity to incorporate a new urban piazza in the center of one of its most historic districts. That would be a rare opportunity indeed! It does appear this vision is turning into a reality for San Francisco's beloved North Beach.   Recently, I spoke with Angela Alioto, S...

Their parents didn't immigrate to America. They are not first, second or third generation Italian-Americans. They work in research laboratories at UW, the Hutch, and Seattle Children's Research Institute. They work at Microsoft and Boeing, Amazon and start-up companies. They are the new Italians living and working in Seattle, and they want to creat...

Charitable Italian American Organization of Lima wishes to thank the Limaland community and our sponsors for enabling us to produce another successful Italian Dinner. We were able to serve nearly 4,000 dinners, helping us to generate funds for many charities that we sponsor. Among its many philanthropic projects, CIAO of Lima continues to award nea...

Two years after his death, a Bakersfield veteran is being honored by a city in Italy for his unique contribution to their history. Edward Reep was a soldier-artist who captured photos of the day 70 years ago when the city of Bologna was liberated in World War II.   Reep took photos of a spontaneous shrine citizens had erected, and later...

MAY 08, 2015 (06:00 PM)Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò - 24 West 12th Street - New York, NY 10011 Presented as part of The Literary Mews - a festival within the PEN World Voices Festival. Award-winning translator Ann Goldstein (The New Yorker) and NYU professor Rebecca Falkoff will discuss the anonymous Italian author, whose devastatingly h...

by Rick Cohen   "Paradise in Potomac: Every inch of couple's estate built for living lavishly," read the Washington Post headline about the home of Joe Bruno and his wife, Cynthia Marini Bruno, in a society-page style article in the Post's real estate section.   For those of us who don't often turn to the society or real estate column...

On May 30 Fredericktonians and residents of the Washington Metropolitan Area will have a chance to celebrate and discover Italian cultural heritage at the 3rd Annual Festa Italiana of Frederick, MD. The event is full day family festival and fundraiser to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Frederick County, MD. He event is an opportunity for the c...

June 7, 2015 - (rain or shine). Rose Tree Park - 1671 North Providence Road ~ Media, PA ~ 19063. 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Italian food, music, games and entertainment for the whole family!!~~~~~~~~ No admission fee for festival!! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ FREE on-site parking!!! ~~~~~~~~~2015 Festival produced by CIAO of Delaware County and E...

by Geoff Roth   You may have seen the popular piece of public artwork in the Houston Heights, a colorful mural with the title "Greetings from Houston." What you may not know is that it was put up a year ago by the owners of the gelato shop around the corner from the mural, a shop becoming as popular as the art itself.   Gelazzi serves...

The 14th annual Italian Festival will be held beginning at 9 a.m. Aug. 9, at Molinaro's Ristorante Pizzeria Caffe', 90 Walnut St. Some of the festivities planned for the event include a spaghetti eating contest, wine tasting contest, secret sauce contest, activities and games for children, live entertainment, delicious food from local vendors,...

by Sherry Wight   Chef Fabio Viviani made his national TV debut as a contestant on the fifth season of Bravo's "Top Chef," where he impressed viewers enough to be voted the cycle's fan favorite, but the straight-talking Italian chef isn't just a television star: he's also a restaurateur and a best-selling cookbook author who holds the ultima...