Due to my foot surgeries two years in a row, our family has been sidelined again this summer. We usually travel near the Optional Memorial of Our Lady of Mount Carmel to my husband's hometown to participate in the Mount Carmel festival, sponsored by the Italian parish Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Altoona, Pennsylvania. We have attended so man...

The problem with eating a home-cooked Italian dinner is that three days later you're hungry again. Fortunately, Enfield knows how to throw a four-day party. From Thursday to Sunday, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel hosts its 91st annual Italian Festival for family, friends, and anyone who wants to check out the "world's largest collection of Dean Martin memo...

For the past decade, the annual Italian Festival sponsored by the Colonial Italian American Organization has raised money to help local students pay for college. Some $200,000 has been raised to underwrite scholarships and and other education-related grants. This year's event will be held this weekend, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 12-13 on the grounds of W...

  WTI Magazine #27    2014 Apr, 25Author : Lionel Bottari      Translation by:   There's a considerable number of Italian-themed festivals that occur during the warmer months in the United States, and I've been to quite a few. But none of them have quite the feel of Italy like the one held deep in the cornfield...

The North Wildwood Original Italian-American Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary in the Wildwoods this year from Friday, June 27 through Sunday, June 29, with a weekend of food, fun and Italian-American heritage.   Festivities for the three-day event take place along Olde New Jersey Avenue in North Wildwood including street vendors disp...

Chicago's popular Little Italy neighborhood will celebrate its history and heritage from August 14-17 as the annual Taylor Street Festa Italiana returns for its eighth year.   More than 50,000 fest goers are expected to attend, saying "Ciao" to new neighbors, and "That's Amore" about the authetic Italian activities, delectable (or "buono" It...

by Joe Warner   The Gloucester County Italian Heritage Commission will host the 11th annual Italian Heritage Festival of Gloucester County on Sunday, Sept. 28, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The free festival, held on the grounds of RiverWinds Community Center in West Deptford, attracts more than 8,000 attendees from the tri-state area and beyo...

Seattle's celebration of all things Italian returns to Seattle Center, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 27 and 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28, in Seattle Center Armory, Fisher Pavilion and Seattle Center Pavilion.   Seattle Center Festál: Festa Italiana Seattle, now in its 27th year, offers free live performances, arts, foods and food...

Si è svolta domenica scorsa, presso El Caribe Country Club di Brooklyn, la 20esima edizione del "Festival of Songs USA" organizzato dalla conduttrice radiofonica di ICN radio, Silvana Romania. Come sempre, la sala era pienissima, con i partecipanti che hanno assistito ad uno spettacolo che ha regalato emozioni e divertito tutti i presenti.  ...

by Helen Williams   The 34th Annual West Bank Italian Open which benefits Café Hope will begin on May 1 at 7 p.m. with a popular Roast and Kickoff Dinner at La Maison Creole. Honorary chairman and "roastee" will be Kenner Mayor Michael S. Yenni.   "Come and laugh with Mike Yenni's 10 best friends as they roast him that night. An...