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...

Naturalmente! That means Naturally! for those of you visiting english folk. There are dozens of things to do and see throughout the day. Here are a couple of things to do with the kids this weekend at Carnevale Fantastico!   Adorn Thy Hair: Not just for children, this activity is for everyone. Have long tresses? Bind them up! Is your bo...

Every year, the community is drawn to the sounds and smells of Festa Italiana in Poughkeepsie. The city's Italian Center hosts the annual four-day event at its Mill Street headquarters.   Saturday's rain "hurt a little bit," but the attendance at the festival finished strong with Sunday's "awesome" weather, said Franco Giangrasso, Itali...

The statue, draped with a purple ribbon, money pinned along its edges, made its way down Fort Washington Avenue in New York City's Washington Heights neighborhood.   Its faceted crown caught the glint of the clear, early November sun, the air cool and crisp as leaves fell from the surrounding elms and maples, the entrance to Fort Tryon Park...

Italian Americans and New Mexico have had a symbiotic relationship since the turn of the 20th century.   Though the relationship is stronger than ever, one aspect that always went under the radar was Italian films.   Read more   Source: http://www.abqjournal.com/    

The 19th annual Italian Feast of SS. Crocifisso will be celebrated Saturday and Sunday, June 13 and 14, on the grounds of Maryville Academy, 1150 N. River Road, Des Plaines. The festival is put on by people in the Chicago area who emigrated from Ciminna, a small town outside Palermo, Sicily, where it has been celebrated since 1651.   It...

The Italian Heritage Foundation of Youngstown (Greater Youngstown Italian Fest) is asking for anyone interested in joining our membership or to volunteer at the Fest.   Please call us at 330/793-9602 or email us at italianfest1@gmail.com for more information.   Come out and join us and see why we are the "Biggest and Best Italia...

Bouquet Let's here it for our local community festival. The Iron Mountain Main Street has announced that Eighth Annual Italian Fest will return to downtown Iron Mountain, and this year, it will be a two-day event - Friday, Aug. 15, and Saturday, Aug. 16.   As always, the festival will take place in the city parking lot located at the inter...