By Giovanni di Napoli Last Saturday (July 26th), my friends and I went to Hoboken, New Jersey for the 104th Annual Feast of Saint Ann. Arriving early, we got in the queue to go to church. At first I was surprised about lining up, but I was glad we did. The line quickly grew and St. Ann's Church was packed.   After a short wait, we were gree...

The Montville UNICO Foundation will once again host the San Gennaro Feast and Carnival Sept. 11 through Sept. 14. The Italian American event will feature, food, rides, games, free live entertainment and more.   The festival began in the 1920's, founded by Italian immigrants wishing to honor their patron saint, St. Gennaro. The Montville...

by Brian Mccready   The East Haven Italian American Club and The Columbus Day Committee of Greater New Haven are Hosting a Kick-Off Parade Celebration Party on Sunday, July 12, 2015, 1 PM at the East Haven Italian American Club, (formally Weeping Willows), 509 Laurel Street, East Haven, CT.   Entertainment and Raffle Prizes. Food and...

by Wesley Case   With lauded restaurants like Aldo's and La Tavola, it is easy to understand why city residents and visitors automatically associate Baltimore's Little Italy neighborhood with classic cuisine. Cyd Wolf, however, wants to remind those same people that Little Italy has much more to offer than a plate of pasta and a glass o...

By Eileen Mosco   State Rep. Joe Salazar (D-Thornton), self-appointed censor of holidays, introduced HB1135 to change Columbus Day to Indigenous People's Day. He and his followers blame Columbus for all the ills imposed on the indigenous people. How absurd.   Italian-Americans celebrate the day because: 1. Columbus was Italian. 2. H...

This year Columbus day celebrations are extremely special as four mayors from the province of Siracusa ( Canicattinini, Floridia, Solarino and Rosolini) will be visiting Hartford to take part in the celebrations. The Hartford Italian Clubs have joined forces to make this visit a very special one indeed and on 10-12 we will host a gala dinner at Aq...

You might feel like you're in Venice if you visit the Italian Festival of Arizona this weekend at SouthBridge in Scottsdale.   Umbrella-shaded tables will be placed along the bridge to re-create the ambiance of the canal-laced city in northeastern Italy. "People can look over the canal while they eat dinner, kind of like you're in Venic...

The annual SouthingĀ­ton Italian-American Festival sponsored by the Sons of Italy and Southington UNICO will take place Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, July 24, 25, and 26. The event will consist of food tents and booths featuring diverse offerings, live entertainment, a homemade wine contest, an outdoor Italian Mass followed by a procession with the...

The Italian American Club of Jacksonville presents its annual Festa Italiana on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 3-4, at its clubhouse at 2838 Westberry Road in Mandarin. The club, established in 1951, has hosted a fall Festa Italiana every October for 25 years. It is hosting this two-day spring celebration of all things Italian from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m...

The Italian Film Festival USA returns with a weekend full of contemporary Italian cinema Friday through Sunday at UWM Union Theatre, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee. All movies are free, and will be shown with English subtitles. The festival is sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Department of French, Italian and Comparative Liter...