The Rotary Club of Fort Myers returns to the Alliance for the Arts on Sunday, November 10 for Italian Fest 2013, sponsored by the Boston Red Sox Foundation. Italian Fest 2013 will tantalize your taste buds and provide entertainment for the whole family. Italian food will be plentiful, along with cold beverages, beer, wine, Italian ice and ice crea...

One of downtown Scranton's largest events is coming to the rescue of one of its most iconic landmarks. La Festa Italiana of Lackawanna County will contribute up to $10,000 to renovate the Electric City sign overlooking Courthouse Square before the annual Labor Day weekend celebration of Italian culture and cuisine.   Chris DiMattio, La...

Italian Heritage and Cultural Festival. Sponsored by the Order Sons of Italy in America New York Commission for Social JusticeSaturday, June 27, 2015 - 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.Smithtown Historical Society Fairgrounds - 211 Middle Country Road (Route 25) - Smithtown, N.Y. 11787 Admission: $5. Children 12 and under free. Musical E...

By Eric Czarnik   For people who are unable to roam to Rome this month, Sterling Heights will once again be home to an Italian extravaganza. Freedom Hill County Park will host the 2015 Festa Italiana from July 17-19. Festival co-chair Joe Ventimiglia said the event has been around for more than three decades, and for much of that time w...

Carnevale is one of the most colorful celebrations in the world. In Italy, we are serious about it. In the end, this is where it was born. We are all familiar with the Carnevale of Venice and that of Viareggio, as well as famous international renditions such as the Carnival in New Orleans, that in Rio and that in Notting Hill (London). In Ital...

Fresh off my stint as a food judge at the Taste of Buffalo, my husband and I spent Thursday afternoon sampling the best food the Galbani Italian Heritage Festival has to offer.   My husband, a tough critic, was wowed by the cartocci from Gino's Italian Bakery. It was like a cronut with cannoli filling. We both loved the margherita pizza from...

Tony Ricotta is definitely what you'd call an Italian Festival regular. On Friday, he could be seen serving up Italian sausage, a job he's been doing for Scipione Catering for several years. When it comes to the annual tradition of celebrating all things Italian on Pine Avenue, Ricotta says that while the food is great, it's the people he...

by Jolene Ketzenberger   Who doesn't like Italian food, right? And the Holy Rosary Italian Street Festival, returning June 14 and 15 after a year's hiatus, offers plenty of great eats. Plus, it's a low-stress fest — it runs for two evenings, admission is free, parking is free. If it rains, or you just can't do Friday, you can still go Saturd...

Join us on October 5 for Festa Italiana MODA, a special evening celebrating the exhibition "Barrique: Wine, Design & Social Change." Enjoy a café setting on the piazza in front of the museum, nibble on Italian food, sip Italian cocktails and wine, and enjoy traditional Italian accordion music by Don Discenza!   The remarkable exhibition...

The Colorado Belle hosts one of its most popular events loosely based on an established September tradition in many other places across America—the Feast of San Gennaro—an Italian festival that is growing nationally.   For their Italian Festival, set for Friday-Sunday, September 27-29, the Belle has a fine recipe in place. You start with the...