By Noah Manskar The Order Sons of Italy's annual Italian Feast saw its biggest crowd ever last weekend. At least 11,500 people attended the festival at Michael J. Tully Park in New Hyde Park from Aug. 26-30, a record for the event, said Alfonso Squillante, president of the Order's Cellini Lodge. The count not yet final, but the lodge expects...

Every year the Italian Market Festival brings huge crowds to 9th Street. This year will be no different.Happening on Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22, the festival will bring you plenty of entertainment, along with food and drink from the country's oldest outdoor market.   The festival will close down parts of 9th Street, from Fitzwater t...

No need to fly across the Atlantic for an authentic Italian experience this summer. Festa Italian can be "your ticket to Italy." The sights of Italy will even be at the festival, including recreations of the infamous Trevi Fountain and Michelangelo's David sculpture.   Enjoy Italian cuisine like pizza, gelato, pasta and baked goods. Som...

Chris Meledandri is slated to receive a special tribute at the upcoming Venice International Film Festival in September, organizers announced Wednesday. The Academy Award-nominated founder and CEO of Illumination Entertainment will be recognized for his contribution to the world of animated films.   Meledandri is responsible for the Despicab...

LITTLE ITALY In BALTIMORE, MD. Presents ANNUAL STREET FEAST OF "ST. GABRIEL"SATURDAY & SUNDAY, AUGUST 17-18, 2013 ~ 11 AM to 7 PMLITTLE ITALY - St LEO's Parish Church Exeter and Stiles streets | BALTIMORE, MD.    LITTLE ITALY a charming, cozy neighborhood located in the heart of downtown Baltimore is an importan...

A seven-decades-old Bensonhurst tradition has again been sustained at the 11th hour. The organizers of the Festa di Santa Rosalia, a 10-day street festival and celebration of Italian edibles — have resolved a series of glitches involving street-closure permits and tax documents that had to be filed with the city, enabling them to carry on the feas...

By Kevin Cole Plaudits came easily Sunday for the food, drink and fun at the 29th annual La Festa Italiana. This was the third and probably final year the festival was at the National Guard Center near 116th Street and Rainwood Road.   "Next year, if we're ready, we will be at our permanent home at 132nd and Fort," said Dr. Ted Bolamperti,...

By Kelsey M. Boudin   You may be a Papasergi. Or perhaps a Carbone, DiGiglio, Pezzimenti or Scutella. And if you're still living in the Olean area, it's possible your family and others close by emigrated from the same Italian region — maybe even the same town — during a wave in the early 1900s.   The likely genealogy of those fam...

The Dominic Greco Concert Band, under the direction of Frederick Delphia will present "Music of Italy" at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 9 during the Italian-American Festival in downtown Dover. In case of rain, the concert will be in Memorial Hall. Delphia said the main theme of the concert will be music of Italy. "Though not all selections will have an Italian...

Capri, Hollywood International Film Festival took advantage of Columbus Day to announce the recipient of its 2014 Italian-American Icon Award. David O. Russell will be feted at the upcoming edition of the festival. The New York-born director is of Lucanian origin on his mother's side.   Last year, the festival presented him with the Capri Ma...