The Southington Italian-American Festival has scheduled its ninth annual homemade wine contest. The wine contest is free to enter, participants may submit more than one bottle of red and/or white as long as each entry is a different make and year. Bottled entries may be dropped off at Northeast Produce Regional Market in Hartford or Plainvill...

By Dot Anderson A highlight of travel to Italy in the first quarter of the year is Carnival Season or as they say Carnevale. Celebrations are held roughly 40 days before Easter which falls on March 31st this year. The biggest, most elaborate Carnevale celebration always takes place in Venice, and if you hurry you may still have time to find a...

If you're Italian at heart, you and your family won't want to miss the San Gennaro Feast in Las Vegas because it is the biggest event since Sinatra came to town. It might be called an annual festival, but lucky us, they hold it twice a year because once is just not enough.   Held Sept. 9-14, 2014, it features mouth-drooling international foo...

The front-page article on the Agnoli family and their celebration of St. Mary's Feast brought back wonderful memories of my own and I'm sure resonated with many others in Rhode Island, a state with the highest percentage of Italian-Americans in the country. As a third generation Italian-American who grew up in Barrington, I would note that Holy An...

Locals have one last chance to save on Festival tickets. Spoleto Festival USA will be back with special ticket offers and waived fees during this weekend's Second Sunday on King Street. Stop by the Festival's tent, located at the corner of King and George Streets, to chat with staff about the Festival program and pick up a brochure. Click here for...

Anche quest'anno Hollywood ha ospitato la XII edizione del Galbani® Festival di San Gennaro, che ha dato avvio all'Italian Heritage Month celebrando la cultura del Belpaese attraverso la musica, l'enogastronomia, e l'intrattenimento "Italian-style".   Organizzata dalla San Gennaro Foundation, fondazione non-profit che dal 2002 ha donato oltr...

By Guy D'Astolfo   When it comes to the Greater Youngstown Italian Fest, the motto might be "Don't mess with success." The annual street festival already is the biggest by far in the city, and it keeps growing. But instead of striving for newer and glitzier every year, it aims to keep things exactly the same. That's how you create...

Something about tradition makes food taste better—and Italians know that better than anyone else. The Italian-American Civic League Steak Fry is a charmingly old-fashioned event that's been held yearly for the past 35 years. It's a chance for families and friends to come together, share food and reminisce about the old days. It's also a way to wel...

by Dawn Miceli   The sponsors of the annual Southington Italian-American Festival have selected Community Services and Southington Community Cultural Arts to be the recipients of proceeds from the festival. The festival, sponsored by the Sons of Italy and Southington UNICO, will take place July 24, 25 and 26 on Center Street.   "...

The oldest and longest running Italian Street Fair in the Hudson Valley: The 93rd Annual Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Wednesday through Sunday, July 15-19, from 6:00 pm until Midnight, at 155 Highland Avenue in Verplanck, NY.   Enjoy carnival rides and games, live entertainment and homemade Italian food for sale including sausage...