On November 11th IACO (Italian American Cultural Organization) of Braintree and The South Shore celebrated the Feast of San Martino. The event was held at Braintree Town Hall with 250 guests in attendance. How appropriate for this feast to fall on the same day as Veteran’s Day because San Martino (St. Martins) was a soldier himself. The band, Sea B...

She had to make sure it was edible before she could give it away. So, on Saturday night, she cooked it with some tomato sauce and added mushrooms, then served it over pasta. “It was good,” Lili Coleman said Monday. “Spicy, but I like spicy food.” She was referring to her portion of The World’s Largest Meatball — the 1,707-pound, 8-ounce, concoction...

Giordano Mozzi is one of the most decorated Italian drivers in history, the winningest competitor alive in the famous 1,000-mile “Mille Miglia” rally in his home country. Last week, he flew to New Orleans to add to his list of accolades: leading a line of more than 40 cars in the first “CentoMiglia” rally on U.S. soil on Saturday. And he did it in...

Sons of Italy 2561 held a Beefsteak Dinner on Saturday, November 11. The event was held at Bloomingdale Fire House and included Beefsteak, delicious roasted potatoes, salad, pasta, assorted desserts, coffee and tea. The event was sold out with over 200 members, guests and friends. Comedian’s Adam Kerr and Gary Delena entertained the audience. “Our...

On Saturday, October 14, 2017, San Francisco’s Museo Italo Americano hosted a fundraising event organized by Isabella Weiss di Valbranca and Valentina Consolo, co-chairs of the Giovani section of the Leonardo Da Vinci Society of San Francisco.  The fires that devastated the wine areas of Sonoma and Napa, and are still burning causing death and dest...

The Rhode Island Italian-American Hall of Fame’s “Greatest Salute to America’s Bravest” induction event will occur Sunday, Nov. 19, at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium, One Avenue of the Arts, Providence, at 1 p.m. This is the group’s 30th anniversary event honoring eight local military veterans, former Secretary of Defense and CIA Director Leon Pa...

As we reach the end of another year, it is the time when many of us reflect both personally and fiscally. As you sit down to begin making your end-of-year gifts and distributions, please keep the Italian Cultural & Community Center (ICCC) in mind so that we can continue to flourish and grow and share our mission to advance, celebrate and preserve I...

The Kankakee County Lodge of the Sons of Italy goes on record supporting the Concerned Catholics of Kankakee in their effort to keep St. Rose Church open. St. Rose was the host of the Sons of Italy meetings for many years and still has a vital role to play in the community. St. Rose is the oldest Catholic parish in the city of Kankakee. It was foun...

“A magical evening, certainly memorable for us,”said Giorgio Mulè, director of Panorama. And undoubtedly, the “gala charity dinner” that concluded last night in New York, the three days of “This is Italy, parts unknown” would not have been better. Of course, 220 participants will be admitted to the event, as well as those who won the Panorama Leade...

On Sunday October 1st, Little Italy San Jose welcomed close to 20,000 people to our 2nd Annual Little Italy San Jose Street Festival.  After a lot of hard work, close to 100 volunteers, some great sponsors and a great lineup of Headline Entertainers and Food vendors, we feel that Little Italy put on a quite a show for the community.  Here are some...