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The town has all but divorced itself from Christopher Columbus following a unanimous vote at Thursday's special town meeting.   Residents opted to designate the second Monday of October as Indigenous Peoples' Day, instead of Columbus Day, in recognition of the continent's original inhabitants. The article, submitted via petition by Wanita Se...

With all due respect to Nonnas around the world... Please, take a seat. For now we share a world with Mazzi Cucina, a new sliver of eccentricity serving some of the most authentic Italian we've seen around these parts in a while, now open in North Miami Beach.   Before you launch into one of those "Oh, another Italian restaurant" m...

by Emily Kluver Anyone who thinks their Thanksgiving tradition of roasting a turkey and mashing potatoes is complicated should talk to Theresa "Terry" Scotto-Spinelli. This lifelong and well-known local around Carroll Gardens knows a thing or two about holiday feasts.   Many days, Scotto-Spinelli can be found working in Scotto Funeral Home,...

Auburn Italian-American music duo Paolo & Felice will present Christmas Music with an Italian Flair at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, at Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson St., Auburn.   The duo, consisting of Paolo Saltarello on mandolin/vocals and Felice Mucedola on accordion, has performed at festivals in Buffalo, Rochester, Watertown and mor...

Italian doctors have achieved a world first by successful transplanting a kidney in the place of the spleen in a six-year-old girl. The child had been on dialysis since birth because of a rare kidney anomaly and a malformation of her abdominal blood vessels. The youngster, who was not named, had been unable to either urinate or drink, a state...

Taormina serves the timeless cuisine of Southern Sicily with contemporary style and flair. Inspired by the authentic flavors of Taormina, a seaside village in Sicily. Executive Chef Hiro Mimura pairs fresh pastas with the highest quality seafoods and meats unspoiled by heavy sauces, Sicilian style pastas are dressed in pure, extra virgin olive...

In occasione delle celebrazioni per l'inaugurazione della nuova Sezione A.N.P.S - New York e New Jersey, l'associazione ha invitato dall'Italia la celebre squadra di calcio Nazionale Italiana Attori per disputare due incontri calcistici e partecipare a un evento teatrale.L'ANPS USA rappresenta negli Stati Uniti la Polizia di Stato Italiana. Il pres...

The 28th Annual Louisiana American Italian Sports Hall of Fame Banquet will take place in the Hilton Hotel on January 19th, 2013.   The Louisiana American Italian Sports Hall of Fame Induction Banquet honors and celebrates contributions of Italian Americans in the sports, entertainment, medical and civic fields. Proceeds benefit the American...

Five accomplished Italian Americans whose families are part of the fabric of Monterey County will be honored Saturday by the Italian American Cultural Center Foundation at its ninth annual celebration dinner. The event at the Marriott Hotel in Monterey will honor brothers Michael and Frank Bruno, Mary Melicia Benech, Jeff Davi and Joseph LoManto....

Al fine di sostenere l'unicità della liuteria italiana nel mondo l'ICE-Agenzia per la promozione all'estero e l'internazionalizzazione delle imprese italiane ha contribuito alla realizzazione della prima edizione di "Mondomusica New York".L'appuntamento che rientra nell'ambito dell' Accordo AEFI (destinato a promuovere l'internazionalizzazione del...

Dopo due anni intensi di lavoro da parte di CremonaFiere e dopo avere gettato solide basi di collaborazioni importanti negli Stati Uniti, si è finalmente concretizzata la prima edizione di Mondomusica New York.   Le premesse per un evento straordinario c'erano tutte: 164 espositori da tutto il mondo, 17 eventi collaterali di alto livello tra...

The University for Foreigners in Perugia together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Italian Embassy in Washington offers 50 scholarships to attend Italian language and culture courses or teacher training courses at the University for Foreigners of Perugia. The University for Foreigners in Perugia is the oldest and most prestigious Itali...