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by Anthony Fasano   In this episode, our own co-host Anthony Fasano breaks down his recent trip to Italy during which he visited the ancestral villages of seven of his eight great-grandparents. Anthony did what many Italian Americans hope to do at one point in their lives – connect with their relatives who never left the homeland. During thi...

Celebrity chef, restauranteur and Bravo's "Top Chef" who earned the "Fan Favorite" title, Fabio Viviani will be opening his very first restaurant in New York State at del Lago Resort & Casino.   Portico by Fabio Viviani will open in February 2017 when del Lago Resort & Casino officially opens its doors. The restaurant will feature a...

Growing up in Chicago, the concept of running a farm in Wisconsin never crossed Mary Ann Bellazzini's mind. "However, my grandparents did have small garden plots in the city where they raised tomatoes, lettuce and herbs, so I remember washing lots of lettuce growing up," she said, noting her grandparents also made wine.   Now she and he...

by Lorenzo Zanini In Italy, art is everywhere. Rome, Naples, Palermo, Florence, Venice and Milan are "can't miss" destinations for visitors wishing to experience the country's beauty. However, there are other places just as beautiful but not so widely known: The Castle of Celano (L'Aquila) The Piccolomini Castle in Celano (L'Aquila) is a man...

The Sicilian Tenors, Aaron Caruso, Elio Scaccio and Sam Vitale, lend their voices to the music of Italy, Broadway and Hollywood when they appear in Middletown on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m.   Brought by the Greater Middletown Concert Association, the concert will be held at the 700-seat MHS Performing Arts Center, 200 LaRosa Lane, where t...

This is crazy, man," says a black-clad Sebastian Maniscalco, settling into a booth at the posh restaurant inside the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills. A massive light fixture evoking a cascade of bubbles hangs overhead amid the room's polished wood and air of assured California elegance.   Maniscalco's incredulous expression is the sort of humb...

Boston's North End: An Italian American Story had its neighborhood premiere Saturday night on Hanover Street at St. Stephen's Church. The documentary film chronicles the North End from the immigration era to modern times.   This is the first feature length, high definition film to chronicle the vibrant Italian American community that has cal...

By Charista S. Mroczek The holiday season is approaching and you know what that means: winter break, colorful lights everywhere, Christmas songs on replay on the radio, and especially all of the spectacular holiday concerts! If you love seeing live performances and live in the NYC area, here's your chance.   Two identical twin brothers that...

by Dana Hatic   A pizza spot in the South End will close its doors after nearly 40 years in business. Emilio Ventouris, who owns and operates Emilio's Pizza at 536 Tremont St., indicated to the Boston Guardian that he slipped two discs in his back and that the injury would require medical treatment, taking him away from being able to run the...

By Tom Quinn The Mount Carmel Preservation Society will continue to push for the church's campus to be designated as a historic district, weeks after the Catholic Diocese of Worcester said they would be willing to delay demolition and talk about selling land to developers to raise money to save the building – promises contingent on the land not be...

WASINGTON (Nov. 5, 2012) – Si è svolta oggi presso l'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington la festa in onore delle Forze Armate italiane. Tra i presenti, rappresentanti ad alto livello delle Autorità civili e militari dell'Amministrazione USA, oltre che numerosi esponenti delle altre Missioni diplomatiche e della comunità italo-americana. Negli interven...

Università di Pisa, intesa con il Mit di BostonE' il primo ateneo italiano siglare un accordo per la ricerca. Progetti di ricerca comuni, borse di studio e scambi per studenti e ricercatori, circolazione di idee e conoscenza: così, con un accordo siglato il 28 gennaio, l'università di Pisa e il Massachusetts institute of technology...