The city’s new amphitheater will be open next summer, but the Greater Youngstown Italian Festival – the largest annual downtown event – plans to stay right where it is. John Rossetti, chairman of the festival, offered some reassurance to those who think this will be the festival’s final year on Federal Street, where it has become a tradition. The p...

At least 3,100 meatballs. 2,000 pieces of lasagna. 300 gallons of sauce. 668 pounds of dough. These are just some of the ingredients that await at the 37th annual Festa Italiana. This three-day feast of Italian food, music and camaraderie has been a tradition the first weekend in August at Mt. St. Peter Parish in New Kensington for nearly four deca...

A popular summer festival is coming back to the Valley this weekend.  The 33rd Annual Greater Youngstown Italian Festival starts Friday, August 3 through Sunday, August 5 in Central Square downtown. A press release detailed there will be road closures before and during the event. Phelps Street to Walnut Street, as well as Commerce Street to Boardma...

August 15 noon to August 18 midnight EDT. Little Italy Village (12021 Mayfield Road), Cleveland, Ohio USA. The parish of Holy Rosary Church in Cleveland's Little Italy is ready to host the 120th Annual Feast of the Assumption starting Wednesday, August 15th, through Saturday, August 18th. The Festival is a celebration of the Catholic Holy Day, Augu...

For the 93rd year, the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Society this weekend will present its annual Italian Festival, the oldest and biggest Italian festival in New England. Homemade Italian foods, children's rides and family entertainment will be complemented by a host of outstanding musical performances. Local favorites Equinnox and the Savage Brothers...

As the feast season is upon us, one must look at one of the oldest living feasts in New York City and the oldest in Manhattan, the upcoming feast of Saint Rocco. A preservationist’s dream, the feast of Saint Rocco maintains uninterrupted for 129 years due to the vigilance and devotion shown by the Saint Rocco Society of Potenza, which was establish...

Stars from the Italian soccer league team Juventus spent part of the weekend in New Jersey. The soccer stars signed autographs, took pictures and played soccer at the fan festival on Sinatra Field in Hoboken.  The professional soccer club is trying to make a name for themselves in the United States by way of Hoboken. "They want more fans here in th...

The Church of Saint Rocco in Glen Cove has dubbed its annual five-day fundraiser “The Best Feast in the East” for a reason. Take one bite from any of the 20-plus homemade dishes served in the Pasta Pavilion and you’ll know why. Each dish is a stunner because it’s made with love from the recipes of the Nonnas. This army of 30 grandmas, ranging in ag...

August 2 5PM to August 5 9PM CDT. Onesti's Little Italy Fest-West in Addison - Centennial Park on Lake Street at Route 53, Addison (Illinois) 60101. Buy tickets here. The smell of garlic and the sounds of Sinatra, Prima and Valli will once again fill the air of Centennial Park (Lake Street at Rohlwing Road) as the Annual Little Italy Fest-West retu...

Nell'epoca di Trump gli Stati Uniti continuano ad essere una frontiera da conquistare per le imprese della cosmesi italiane. I prodotti di bellezza made in Italy sono sempre più apprezzati, l'esportazione negli USA continua a crescere e nel 2017 ha raggiunto un valore di 418 milioni di fatturato, con una incremento del 3,4% rispetto all'anno preced...