By Andy Stiny   A wreath of pink flowers floated away from Fisherman's Wharf on Saturday, in silent homage to the fishermen and their families who shaped an industry and carved new lives in a new world.   The wreath was tossed into the water by Festa Italia Queen Gina Pennisi, after her father, Mario, read the names of local fishermen...

by Alissa Vilardo   Kicking off the 2014 Italian Festival season was a town hall packed with royalty, pageantry, elected officials and well-wishers from the Village of Tickfaw and beyond on Thursday night, March 27.   With so much sparkling royalty, handshaking and hugs amongst visitors, the well-wishers' true guest of honor this even...

Roberto Pomili believes in Habitat for Humanity's mission. That's one reason the renowned Italian artist agreed to perform at the second Festa Italiana Frederick Saturday at Rosehill Manor Park and Children's Museum. Festa Italiana Frederick benefits Habitat for Humanity."I believe that Habitat for Humanity is a great cause that I feel many people...

The Little Italy Association of San Diego invites you to join us on Wednesday, July 30th for the Annual State of the Neighborhood Dinner Reception on the rooftop of Nelson Photo. The evening starts off with food provided by local restaurants and a wine reception sponsored by Coppola Rosso & Biano.   Once you have met your neighbors and f...

Historic Richmondtown was painted red, white and green for the first annual Rome Through Richmondtown festival on Staten Island.   The festival was presented by Borough President James Oddo and served as the replacement for the annual Columbus Parade, which had seen an attendance drop in recent years. Oddo went the way of a festival to exten...

"We hear a lot about change these days: climate change, change of pace, change is good," says Marcia Piemonte, director of events at the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii. "For the last several years, Mother Nature has made the weekend of our Festa di Tutti i Santi one of her hottest and stormiest of the summer. This year, a decision was made to change...

by Italian American Business Association   We have several volunteers but need more. September is almost here and the big Italian Festival is the 10th & 11th which is right around the corner! As we have done every year, we will have a booth at Festival Italiano which is held at the Belmar Shopping Center. It's a lot of fun!! Festival Ita...

The annual Labor Day Italian Feast started Friday and continues through tomorrow, Labor Day, Sept. 3. Since 1974, the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Chapter of UNICO, St. Bartholomew's Church and St. Bartholomew's Academy have hosted this event.   Tonight the rock band The Broadcasters will perform at 7 p.m. and closing time is 10:30 p.m. On Labor D...

Bill Emmott, former editor of The Economist, will be in St. Louis to present his documentary Girlfriend in a coma, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, at Washington University's Steinberg Auditorium. After the screening, Mr. Emmott will discuss and answer questions about his documentary which deals with the current political and economic crisis...

The Sons of Italy will serve up their usual assortment of food, games and music this weekend at the annual Summer Italian Festival. Organized by the Order Sons of Italy in America Geneva Lodge 2397, the festival runs from 4 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with bands and bar service through midnight.   "There's going to be lots of food, band...