By Tom Stankard Celebrate Italy and Iron County's Italian heritage Saturday during the city's annual Festival Italiano on Silver Street. This year, there's something for everyone, said Rita Franzoi, the Hurley Chamber of Commerce event coordinator. There will be live music, street dancing, outdoor dining and more throughout the day. &nb...

By Allison Sampite-Montecalvo For the 21st year, thousands of visitors came to Little Italy to experience San Diego's annual Italian festival, eating their way through authentic Italian classic dishes, moving to traditional Italian folk music, and perusing street chalk art.   Little Italy's Festa has been a tradition celebrating the Italian...

On June 4, Waltham Common will be filled with the smells and sounds of Italian-American culture when the Regina Margherita di Savoia Mixed Lodge #1094 of the Order Sons of Italy in America hosts its third annual Italian Festa. The order's mission is to preserve and promote Italian heritage, and for Festa chairwoman Carol Rossi, this begins with "fa...

Members of Omaha's Little Italy community cheered and cried Sunday as family and friends celebrated the final day of the Santa Lucia Italian Festival at Lewis & Clark Landing. The four-day festival concluded with members of the Italian-American community walking with an ornate and decorated statue of Santa Lucia through the streets of down...

The Italian-American Heritage festival is taking place in Western Gateway Park. Attendees can enjoy Italian food, entertainment and live music. This year, a staple restaurant in the metro for 59 years, Mama Lacona's, won the award for best sauce after entering the competition for the first time. "I'm not at liberty to give any ingredients...

On the opening day of last year's Italian Street Painting Marin, a heart attack hospitalized the founder of the popular downtown San Rafael event, and scorching temperatures knocked the featured artist out with heat stroke.   This year, founder and organizer Sue Carlomagno was all smiles as 22 artists participated in a down-sized street pain...

by Mitch Hotts   Growing up in Las Vegas as the youngest daughter of legendary entertainer Louis Prima, Lena Prima often found herself as the target of derisive comments from jealous schoolmates, but that changed when she moved to New Orleans.   "When we were young, the kids would make fun of us — 'You think your dad's so great' and a...

By Giovanni di Napoli Last Saturday (July 26th), my friends and I went to Hoboken, New Jersey for the 104th Annual Feast of Saint Ann. Arriving early, we got in the queue to go to church. At first I was surprised about lining up, but I was glad we did. The line quickly grew and St. Ann's Church was packed.   After a short wait, we were gree...

The Montville UNICO Foundation will once again host the San Gennaro Feast and Carnival Sept. 11 through Sept. 14. The Italian American event will feature, food, rides, games, free live entertainment and more.   The festival began in the 1920's, founded by Italian immigrants wishing to honor their patron saint, St. Gennaro. The Montville...

by Brian Mccready   The East Haven Italian American Club and The Columbus Day Committee of Greater New Haven are Hosting a Kick-Off Parade Celebration Party on Sunday, July 12, 2015, 1 PM at the East Haven Italian American Club, (formally Weeping Willows), 509 Laurel Street, East Haven, CT.   Entertainment and Raffle Prizes. Food and...