If you stand at the intersection of Marconi and Wilson avenues, you can admire much of The Hill’s appeal and essence. On one corner is the towering red-brick St. Ambrose Catholic Church, built in 1926, that became a gathering hub for the Italian immigrants who comprised the close-knit community. On the other corners are a locally owned Italian gift...

Corona D’Italia Lodge 807 held its Columbus Day dinner at 2 p.m. Oc. 7 at the Wolverine Restaurant. Arriving guests were registered by Treasurer Louise Vitullo and her member, daughter Patty Kuhn. Trustee Pudue LaCava directed seating at the sit-down dinner. Orator Valerie Valentino, assisted by historian Mary Jane Folino, presented each person in...

October is Italian Heritage Month and Nutley and Belleville celebrated with the 35th annual Nutley-Belleville Columbus Day Parade along Franklin Avenue on Sunday, Oct. 8. This year’s dignitaries reflected on their heritage, why they celebrate Christopher Columbus and showed gratitude for their honors. Nutleyite Henry Meola is the lighting designer...

As the Feast of Little Italy gets ready to celebrate its 15 years in Palm Beach County, organizers look to celebrate it with food, music, art, traditions and Sal “The Voice” Valentinetti. Keeping their focus on family, culture and community is foremost. This festival, to be held in Abacoa from Nov. 3 -5, has become an annual tradition for generatio...

KSLU’s Italian program “Caffé Italia” recently celebrated its ten-year anniversary with a special episode centered around Italy’s “Festival di Sanremo.” The festival, which lasts five nights, is one of Italy’s most popular musical festivals. “Caffé Italia” host and Italian professor Francesco Fiumara played songs from the festival’s past ten winner...

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...

When: DA Tuesday, November 14, 2017 a Friday, November 17, 2017 - Where: Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò NYU - 24 West 12th St - Entrance : Free N.I.C.E serves as a crucial venue for the showcase and the circulation of the best up-and-coming made in Italy film projects to the international cinema‘s markets. Every year, the international selection comm...

Last July we posted an article about our Meatball Challenge, but since then, the details have changed due to Hurricane Irma causing us to cancel and reschedule our annual Feast to Honor San Gennaro. Now, we are having both events on the same day in the same outdoor venue, Shelter Cove Park on Hilton Head, South Carolina (the same location where we...

Thanks to the efforts and dedication of Linda Biondi, the annual Veterans Day parade in Cape Coral is in very good hands. Not even a hurricane could disrupt the planning of this popular and much-anticipated event.  When Hurricane Irma hit the region in early September, it threw a pretty big curveball to residents and businesses. And to parade plann...

Celebrating their 38th anniversary in Las Vegas, Nevada, the San Gennaro Festival Celebrating their 38th anniversary in Las Vegas, Nevada, the San Gennaro Festival is the biggest Italian food and music festival held bi-annually in Las Vegas, Nevada in honor of Saint Gennaro, the Saint of Naples, Italy. The festival features a wide variety of ethnic...