On Sunday, May 5, 2013 St. Ambrose Parish will hold its annual "La Festa" on the grounds of St. Ambrose church in the historic Hill Neighborhood. St. Ambrose parish has been the foundation for this historic neighborhood for over 100 years and looks to continue this tradition with its largest fund raiser of the year. Festivities will begin at 12:00...

The annual Our Lady of Mount Carmel Italian Festival opens Thursday at 4 p.m. and runs through Sunday on the church grounds at 343 Via Mount Carmel, on the edge of downtown, near Choffin Career Center. About 12,000 people attended the festival last year.   As always, there will be plenty of free parking and security. A portion of the pa...

By Lori Kurtzman They decide to put her in the top-down Maserati, a gorgeous cream-colored hunk of Italian metal parked along the northwestern edge of Goodale Park. The driver pulls out a blanket, and the woman unzips her black leather boots. She climbs onto the chocolate-brown leather and sits between the two rear headrests. She can wave from th...

Holy Rosary Church, 116th Annual FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTIONThursday, August 14 through Sunday, August 17, 2014Little Italy, Cleveland   FEAST HOURS:Thursday, August 14 – 6 pm to 11 pmFriday, August 15 – noon to Midnight (Solemn Mass at 10 am/Procession following Mass)Saturday, August 16 – noon to MidnightSunday, August 17 – noon to 11 pm  ...

The Central Gulf Coast Lodge of the Order of Sons of Italy in America is inviting all Pinellas County residents to join in celebrating Florida's Italian and Italian American Heritage Month at an exciting Festa Italiana dinner and raffle on Saturday, October 4 at the Clearwater Country Club.   The Honorable Adolpho Barattolo, Italy's Consul G...

Parishioners of St. Joseph Church have their patron saint to thank for a sweet treat they indulge in just once a year. That would be zeppole, the rich Italian pastry churchgoers enjoyed Sunday in observance of St. Joseph's Feast Day, which occurred at the spring equinox on Saturday. Along with fathers, workers, the Archdiocese of Hartford and...

Senator Joe Pennacchio (R-26) announced a Senate resolution supporting the preservation of Columbus Day as a federal and state holiday. The resolution will be formally introduced at the next Senate session. "New Jersey has the second highest population of people of Italian ancestry in the country," Senator Pennacchio said. "For the 1.4 million Ita...

By Debbie Truong   Mickey Andreozzi looks at a map of Italy on Saturday during the Lackawanna Italian Heritage Celebration. For 30 years, Delia Iannarelli has collected mementos of her Italian heritage, amassing a diverse collection that includes dated Italian currency, a wooden string pasta maker and a ceramic decorative vase tradition...

Il festival di San Gennaro a Little Italy ogni anno riunisce tantissimi italiani di prima, seconda o terza generazione (e centinaia di turisti in generale) che durante questo evento sperano di poter respirare ancora una volta l'atmosfera di una volta, quando il quartiere era dominato dalla massiccia presenza di immigrati dal Bel Paese.   Da...

by Vicky Carabini   Ciao a tutti! Our Italian entry in the Swallow's Day Parade this past weekend was a huge hit along the parade route! We will now call our entry 'The Italian AWARD WINNING entry' as we were awarded FIRST Place Civic Horse Drawn Float!!!!   Our Italian spirit was present from the moment we headed out onto the parade...