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by Kent Pierce   North Haven has plenty of Italian people and businesses, but it doesn't have a Little Italy like Wooster Square in New Haven. Immigrants settled there fresh off the boat. Their children and grandchildren now live in suburbs like this. The one big exception? Some very recent immigrants who are burning up the bocce courts. &n...

By Joseph Myers   As the recipient of numerous accolades over his 19-year tenure with PNC Bank, Salvatore J. Patti could claim exalted status, but the resident of the 2500 block of South 21st Street shuns showing off, instead finding satisfaction in pondering the copious connections he has made professionally and personally.   For his...

Join us for a wonderful afternoon as author Eugenio Marino discusses his book, "Andarsene sognando, L'emigrazione nella canzone italiana" Introduction by Adolfo Gatti, Segretario PD Boston. Sen. Renato Turano and Nicola Orichuia, founder of Bostoniano Magazine will join the author in the panel discussion. Saturday, June 6 -&nb...

Gambero Rosso the qualified Italian magazine specialized in food and wine, has ranked the best places in Italy to enjoy street food, rounding them up in its Street Food guide 2016, which for the first time also includes a list with the 50 best addresses in Italy to enjoy the best ice cream as well as more than 450 places to eat street food in Italy...

The Italian American Museum presents Presents: LE BEATRICI. Live monologue performance by Margherita Peluso, Stella Pecollo and Clara Francesca Pagone. Translated by Laurence Strangio and Margherita Peluso. Co-produced with Stefano Benni. Music by Juho Karjalainen. Thursday, June 25th, 6:30PM   You are cordially invi...

Manasquan School District is seeking a certified Part-time Italian teacher for Middle School and High School Italian I courses who will develop and implement an Italian Program for the district Anticipated future course offerings will be Italian 1-Advanced Placement Please send resume and credentials to Dr. Frank Kasyan, SuperintendentM...

The Abruzzo Molise Heritage Society (AMHS) is pleased to announce our next general Society meeting program for Sunday, July 26, 2015, in Casa Italiana (595 ½ 3rd Street NE, Washington DC) at 1:00 pm.   Join the Abruzzo Molise Heritage Society (AMHS) to hear Andreas Sandre, Press and Public Affairs Officer, Embassy of Italy, and author of "Di...

by Michael Morain   Well, it's "arrivederci" for Cafe di Scala. After 10 years, the popular Sherman Hill restaurant will serve its final course on New Year's Eve. But don't worry, diners: It will reopen Jan. 1 as Aposto, with the same team out front and back in the kitchen. Under owner Tony Lemmo and chef Phil Shires' new plan...

An Italian-American philanthropist wanted to donate €2 million to a hospital in Ragusa, Sicily, but left before writing a cheque after being forced to wait too long in a sweaty waiting room. The would-be benefactor, Pippo Giuffrè, was hoping to donate the money to the new Giovanni Paolo II hospital.   However, when he went to meet the g...

"We hear a lot about change these days: climate change, change of pace, change is good," says Marcia Piemonte, director of events at the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii. "For the last several years, Mother Nature has made the weekend of our Festa di Tutti i Santi one of her hottest and stormiest of the summer. This year, a decision was made to change...

by Lauren Saria   It's been about three months since we told you that well-known local chef Peter DeRuvo had quietly re-entered the metro Phoenix dining scene after a brief stint working in the Second City. For about six months, now DeRuvo's been at EVO in Scottsdale, bringing back his signature style of Italian fare that includes a selectio...

The Order of Sons of Italy in America is a fraternal organization of Italian-Americans. The members' primary interest has been to preserve their Italian heritage and to be the very best of what it is to be Italian-American. They have devoted their Lodge to assisting those in need and encouraging educational achievement through scholarships.  ...