By Guy D'Astolfo   When it comes to the Greater Youngstown Italian Fest, the motto might be "Don't mess with success." The annual street festival already is the biggest by far in the city, and it keeps growing. But instead of striving for newer and glitzier every year, it aims to keep things exactly the same. That's how you create...

Something about tradition makes food taste better—and Italians know that better than anyone else. The Italian-American Civic League Steak Fry is a charmingly old-fashioned event that's been held yearly for the past 35 years. It's a chance for families and friends to come together, share food and reminisce about the old days. It's also a way to wel...

by Dawn Miceli   The sponsors of the annual Southington Italian-American Festival have selected Community Services and Southington Community Cultural Arts to be the recipients of proceeds from the festival. The festival, sponsored by the Sons of Italy and Southington UNICO, will take place July 24, 25 and 26 on Center Street.   "...

The oldest and longest running Italian Street Fair in the Hudson Valley: The 93rd Annual Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Wednesday through Sunday, July 15-19, from 6:00 pm until Midnight, at 155 Highland Avenue in Verplanck, NY.   Enjoy carnival rides and games, live entertainment and homemade Italian food for sale including sausage...

By Nicholas Zeitlinger   For five summer nights, the neighborhood surrounding Holy Rosary Church will come alive with music, games of chance, kids' activities, and delicious Italian food and drinks. It all takes place Aug. 12 through Aug. 16 at Holy Rosary Church on Sixth Street in Historic Downtown Jersey City celebrates 112 years of b...

by Shelly Conlon Managing  Since 1986, Italy resident Frances Whitener has had the sweet spot downtown as the owner of the Magic Mirror Beauty Salon and a resident of the southern Ellis County town. She's seen shops come and go. She's seen state championship football parades. But if there's one thing that united "Biggest Little Town in T...

It's nearly impossible to gauge the number of car junkies who dashed to Highland Village for another pageant of very expensive local Italian beauties Sunday. The turnout was definitely up from previous years, evident by sponsoring neighborhood restaurants racing to stay ahead of demand from guests that meandered about 75 exquisite samples of Europe...

The NM Italian Film & Culture Festival, produced by the nonprofit Italian Festivals of New Mexico for the primary benefit of the UNM Children's Hospital today announced its film selections for the 2014 eight day run of the popular festival.   Io Sono Li (Shun Li and the Poet) a 2011 winner at the prestigious Venice Film Festival, is the...

by Virgil Howell   The Annual Italian Festival Ball is right around the corner. It will be this Saturday, February 28, 2015. Please come join us with our Italian Festival Queen Samantha Lin Lamonte as we honor and present our 2015 royalty. You won't want to miss this great event and you also get to listen to the hottest band on the Northshor...

Cerino's Casual Italian restaurant in Lakewood will close Sunday, April 19. In announcing the closure of his restaurant, 14725 Detroit Ave. at the intersection of Warren Road, owner Eddie Cerino cites the overall needs of his other businesses -- current and future locations.    "The time has come for us to say goodbye to Downtown L...