The two people who started the Greater Bridgeport St. Patrick’s Day Parade are scheduled to be honored by the parade’s committee on Thursday. Former Bridgeport Mayor Leonard S. Paoletta and City Clerk Catherine Brannelly Austin will be honored by the committee at Circolo Sportivo Italian Club — 2500 Park Avenue in Bridgeport. The ceremony is schedu...

Amidst the various holiday festivities throughout the month of December, Fairmont’s rich Italian history truly gets the spotlight during The Feast of the Seven Fishes. The two-day event kicks off with a cooking school, The Festival Cucina, on Dec. 8. On Dec. 9, authentic Italian cuisine, artisan stalls and live music will turn Monroe Street into a...

Some of the area's top restaurants, chefs and catering companies will compete for the title of best pasta this Friday night -- and you can be the judge.  The event Pasta Pasta Festa is happening Friday, November 10 at 7:30 p.m in Clinton Township at the Italian American Cultural Society and Banquet Center.  Kim Mellon from Ultimate Fun Productions...

We’ve just left behind this year’s celebrations - and controversies - of the Italian Heritage Month and only started thinking about our Thanksgiving menu, when Italy takes flamboyantly center stage again. November happens to be the chosen month to bring to the fore two incredibly important realities of Italian culture and creativity, food and cinem...

Four Seasons Orlando is hosting an Italian Festival. Executive Chef Fabrizio Schenardi, who hails from Turin, Italy, will welcome Italian guest chefs in partnership with the Italian Food Style Education (IFSE) Culinary School and the Region of Piedmont in Italy. The Resort first partnered with IFSE in October 2016.   Ravello will be host to two inc...

Vinitaly International Academy (VIA) forges ahead its Certification Course in San Francisco, USA, and welcomes 10 new Italian Wine Ambassadors and 1 Expert (the higher title). With an overall of 116 Italian Wine Ambassadors and 8 Italian Wine Experts to date, the San Francisco edition, held from October 16th to 20th, closes the third year of worldw...

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...