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As experts on Italian food goes, I'd rank people living and working in New York City right up there. So a recent list published on the New York Daily News website, purporting to contain the name of the best Italian restaurant in each of the 50 states, caught my attention. The list, which was posted earlier this year, is presented as a mouthwatering...

Opera Theater of Connecticut presents two performances of the powerful opera “I Pagliacci” by Ruggero Leoncavallo. Performances will be held April 20-21 at Andrews Memorial Town Hall in Clinton. A mainstay of the dynamic “verismo” repertoire, this commanding work contains pieces such as the memorable Bell Chorus, the melodic Intermezzo, and, of cou...

Albert Anthony Capellini, a former supervisor in the Town of Yorktown, a prominent real estate attorney and an active community volunteer, died April 12 from complications from cancer. He was 75. Flags at Yorktown Town Hall, the Yorktown Fire Department and Yorktown Police Department were flown at half-mast in Capellini’s honor, and thousands of pe...

An Italian immigrant who got his start making cheese in the Bronx is reflecting on his experience in the U.S. during the city's Immigrant Heritage Week. The owner of the store he first began working at in 1986, Orazio Carciotto, started out knowing nothing about mozzarella. Carciotto is just one of hundreds of thousands of immigrants who has come t...

President Sergio Mattarella gave Speaker Elisabetta Alberti Casellati a two-day "exploratory" mandate at a meeting on Wednesday morning. Casellati, a member of Silvio Berlusconi's Forza Italia party, is tasked with "confirming the existence of a parliamentary majority" between the Five Star Movement (M5S) on one hand and a centre-right coalition on...

Expansion seems to be the name of the game for Denver restaurants. From barbecue joints to Italian eateries and swanky bistros, restaurants have been growing and new restaurants have been coming across the metro faster than we can say “table for two.” Now, LoHi favorite Postino is the latest to join in on the expansion craze with the announcement t...

The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA) is pleased to present a collective exhibition “ITALIANITÀ: Italian Diaspora Artists Examine Identity.” The exhibition features celebrated artists Joseph Stella, Ralph Fasanella, Italo Scanga, Leo Politi, Paolo Soleri, Luigia Martelloni, Cynthia Minet, and Robert Peluce, among others. In the arts, t...

Bruno Sammartino, one of the most iconic stars in professional wrestling history, has died at age 82, the WWE announced Wednesday morning. Sammartino was the then-World Wide Wrestling Federation's longest-reigning world champion, holding the title for nearly eight consecutive years. He began his record title reign after beating Buddy Rogers at Madi...

Interested in trying some new Italian spots in Philadelphia? You're in luck: we've found the freshest businesses to fill the bill. Here are the newest places to check out the next time you're in the mood for Italian food. Aldo and Manny Pizza and Pasta: 1431 Arch St., Center City. Porta: 1216 Chestnut St., Center City. Alice Pizza: 236 S. 15th St.,...

FICO Eataly World, the world's largest agri-food park (more on exactly what that is later), finally opened on November 15, 2017. By March 15, 2018, the park reached one million visitors. People have ventured from 30 countries, including more than 16,000 students and almost 100,000 visitors from the food industry. But what are all these people doing...

IDACO nyc is an international, collaborative dance and art event in its fourth year, that presents a wide variety of performing experiences featuring the participation of more than 20 dance companies, artists and filmmakers. Events will include film screenings, intermission dance performances in theater-specific spaces, and a photo exhibit. This ye...

“South Florida, Miami, una delle più numerose comunità italiane negli Stati Uniti. Una delle più complicate. Non c’è infatti un numero preciso, non si sa quanti siano esattamente i connazionali che hanno scelto questa parte degli States. Ecco allora che anche l’impegno del Comites diventa più difficile. Anche qui per una questione numerica pur non...