March 24, Saturday –60th Annual Swallow’s Day Parade – Mark your calendar to be a part of the Italian entry. There is no better way to show your Italian pride than by marching along a parade route lined with over 30,000 spectators, filmed on TV and broadcast live on several radio stations. Carry an Italian regional flag, dress in Italian colors or...

La gastronomia siciliana “vola” in America in occasione del “Columbus Day”, il Giorno di Colombo, previsto il 12 Ottobre di ogni anno in molti Paesi delle Americhe. Si tratta di un evento di caratura mondiale, istituito per la prima volta nel 1869, che commemora il giorno dell’arrivo di Cristoforo Colombo nel Nuovo Mondo, ovvero il 12 Ottobre del 1...

The 150th anniversary of the San Francisco Italian Heritage Parade will take place this October 7th, 2018, to coincide with Italian Heritage month. Started in 1869, this parade is one of the oldest celebrating Italian culture and the contributions of both native Italians and Italian-Americans to America and the Bay Area. The 150th parade will start...

The Syracuse City School Board wants to hear from the public about a controversial proposal to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day on the district's calendar. Last fall the board shelved a resolution to change the holiday after getting some complaints from people opposed to the idea. The board is inviting the public to comment on the p...

Currently there is a great re-awakening of pride in Italian heritage in Arkansas: and we believe the Arkansas Italian food and culture festival on April 20th and 21st is playing a major role in this reality. This festival will serve as a great way for people of Italian heritage to celebrate the unique, distinct, history of Italy and Arkansas and a...

If you've ever ventured inside Italian superstore Eataly, you know there are some seriously tough decisions to ponder. Hand-made pasta or Napoli-style pizza? Negroni or spritz? Bocconcini or burrata? On Friday, March 23, you can experience it all when Eataly opens its 60,000-square-foot store for SpringFest. The bi-annual event, which is also hoste...

Maldonians were dancing in the streets upon hearing news that the St. Rocco Society of Malden has announced the date of their 89th Anniversary St. Rocco Banquet. Joy could be found from Devir Street in Ward 2 all the way up to Beach Street in the Linden section, as families make plans to attend the annual dinner fundraiser, again being held at Anth...

The Italian Festa has a long tradition in Hagerstown, drawing hundreds of people every year for steaming plates of pasta and sauce in an event that helps the community. Volunteers came together again Sunday at the Ramada Plaza in Hagerstown to offer the meal, which organizers estimated would net about $6,000 for causes supported by the Antietam Exc...

Nutley-Belleville Columbus Day Parade Committee held a meet and greet at Franklin Steakhouse on Monday, Feb. 12 with the honorees for the 36th annual parade to be held in October. This year’s Grand Marshal is André DiMino, communications director of One Voice Coalition and past-president of Unico National. One Voice is a coalition of Italian Americ...

When: Saturday, March 17th (6pm) - Where: Parish gymnasium, 40 Spring Street, Lodi, New Jersey 07644 - Costs: $25 per person This weekend—March 3rd & 4th—the St. Joseph Society of Lodi, New Jersey will be selling tickets for their upcoming St. Joseph Table Dinner on Saturday, March 17th. Be sure to get your tickets! Tickets cost $25 per person and...