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By Michael Sudhalter   Washington Heights resident Sammy Patranella Sr. grew up in a home that his father built in 1938, a block away from Washington Ave. Sammy Sr., along with his wife, Josephine and son, Sammy Jr., started the restaurant in 1991 built a restaurant in that same home, 813 Jackson Hill St. It's no surprise that Patranel...

By Maurita Cardone Prosegue il programma dell'Agenzia ICE (Italian Trade Agency) per l'accompagnamento delle aziende italiane nell'ingresso nel mercato americano. Lanciato lo scorso autunno dal vice ministro dello Sviluppo Economico, Carlo Calenda, il programma nasce con l'intenzione di aprire nuovi spazi di mercato su territori americani ancora p...

By Christopher Shelton   Pizza is a customer favorite at Old Town Spring restaurant The Italian Joint. When Maria Macri took her first stroll among the shops in Old Town Spring, she said she knew it was the right spot for her future restaurant.   "Literally the minute I drove in I heard the angels sing," Maria said. "I was like,...

Il Texas è uno degli Stati Americani caratterizzati dalla più veloce crescita economica e demografica degli ultimi 5 anni. È il terzo stato dell'Unione per prodotto interno lordo, situandosi, dietro laCalifornia e lo Stato di New York. Ha una popolazione di 26 milioni di abitanti, con un reddito medio procapite di 45mila dollari.   Tre città...

Aprilia HSBK Racing is excited to announce their return to the MotoAmerica Superstock 1000 class for the 2016 season. Last year was the first time the Aprilia RSV4 saw a professional race series in the United States. Despite many obstacles, the team is proud to have had the most successful season in Aprilia's US racing history.   With a year...

Italian Cultural & Community CenterTuesday, April 5, 2016 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CDT)Houston, TX   Join us at the ICCC for a lecture on Italian Futurism, a literary and arts movement originated in Italy during the early 20th century. The movement emphasized rejection of the past and traditions, defending anti-classical style oriented t...

La cucina è magia, e con un moto d'orgoglio possiamo dire che quella mediterranea è senz'altro la più ricca in fantasia. Per celebrarla si è inaugurata a Houston, in Texas, la "Settimana della Cucina Mediterranea", una manifestazione che durerà da sabato 11 a sabato 18 maggio, inquadrata nel contesto dell'Anno della Cultura Italiana negli Stati Uni...

By Lorne Chan Spurs.com   Marco Belinelli is giving an interview in Italian, moments after the Spurs won the NBA title in June. He thanks his family for believing in him when his emotions take over. When he mentions his small hometown of San Giovanni in Northern Italy, Belinelli can no longer speak. The first Italian NBA champion wipes his...

Dominic Candeloro, Ph.D., who has taught and written extensively on the Italian American experience, will discuss "Italian American Culture – At Risk of Being Lost?" at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 16, in the Center for Applied Learning and Technology (CALT) Room 100 at Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Parkway.   The lecture is free and...

By Helen Williams   Proceeds from the 2015 West Bank Italian Open were presented at a recent Italian-American Society meeting to Luis Arocha, executive director of Café' Hope, a restaurant training program in Marrero for at-risk youth.   The presentation was made by the golf tournament's honorary chairman, Kenner Mayor Mike Yenni, and...

The Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics at the University of Oklahoma seeks a highly qualified and diverse applicant pool for an open rank specialist in Italian Renaissance and/or Medieval literature and culture. OU, a Carnegie R-1 comprehensive public research university, is home to the international literary magazine Worl...

St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Little Italy (Pulaski County) will host its 86th Annual Spaghetti/Italian Sausage Dinner and Bazaar Sunday, Oct. 6 from 11 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. The all-you-can-eat meal includes spaghetti, original recipe sauce, traditional sausage, bread, salad and dessert.   The cost is $12 for adults, $5 for children aged 6-12 a...