Chef Bruno Serato had a big grin on his face Tuesday afternoon as he ladled pasta into the bowls of more than 100 hungry children at the Boys and Girls Club in Huntington Beach. The meal was part of a ceremony marking the expansion of Caterina’s Club, Serato’s nonprofit that feeds needy children, to clubs in Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley, wh...

This Thursday, August 24, 2017, Manhattan’s opera fanatics and “opera curious” are set to dine in the historic, renovated, 6-floor townhouse in New York City’s Upper West Side. This fundraising event for Berkshire Opera Festival, whose opening of “Ariadne auf Naxos” is this Saturday, is designed as a “culinary crash course” in Italian opera. Basil...

All engines will be revved up as Sir Bruno Serato hosts his 12th annual Red Carpet Gala fundraiser for Caterina’s Club at the Marconi Automotive Museum (1302 Industrial Drive, Tustin) on Sunday, August 27 starting at 5 p.m. In addition to feeding 3,050 children in need each night, the nonprofit helps place families living in squalid motel condition...

On July 26th, Michael Guzzino, President of the Blauvelt Sons of Italy Rockland Lodge 2176, presented former Rockland County Legislator and Veteran John Murphy with a check for $1,500. The money will go directly to support Rockland Homes for Heroes, a not-for-profit 501[c]3 corporation, created to provide supportive, permanent, affordable rental ap...

The Lackawanna County Commissioners joined representatives from the Old Forge Order of the Sons of Italy Gloria Lodge No. 815, who presented their annual donation to St. Francis Commons. The contribution will be used to assist in the operation of the facility and for the care of the veterans who stay at the Commons. The presentation was made in fro...

Cleveland Indians Manager Terry Francona and his father, former Tribe player Tito Francona, have developed a new pasta sauce, Tito Francona & Son Pasta Sauce, which launches today. The sauce celebrates Tito and Terry’s love of Italian food and Northeast Ohio; a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the new sauce will go to Cleveland Indians Char...

The 16th Molinaro's Italian Festival will be ongoing from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at Molinaro's Ristorante. This year's festival is in memory of Fioravante DiMatteo. Look for a pasta sauce competition, a wine competition, a bocce tournament, a Chinese auction, a basket auction and live music alongside Italian American fare. The festival was starte...

At Ferragosto, Everyone is Italian! As Italians, our heritage is very important to us. And at Ferragosto, anyone can be Italian! Ferragosto is about community and bringing people together as one big happy Italian family. Join us in Amici Park in Little Italy San Diego on Saturday August 19 at 6PM with a special VIP reception at 5PM for a night any...

Pop music legend Barry Manilow will perform at the Columbus Citizens Foundation 73rd Annual Gala on Saturday, October 7 at the New York Hilton. The Gala will honor Leonard Riggio, the Founder and Chairman of Barnes & Noble, and will benefit the Foundation's Italian-American Student Scholarship Fund. The theme of this year's Columbus Day Celebration...

Perhaps the solid-looking handshake that’s featured on the Young Pannese Social Club logo best describes what the Italian-American organization will present Saturday at its home on 187 Pocasset Avenue on the Johnston-Providence line. While the event is officially named a “Block Party Festival at the Café,” Young Pannese Club President Peter Gonecon...