Buon Anno (Happy New Year) from Convivio! We at Convivio wish you and yours a prosperous year ahead! We are gearing up for many programs and events coming up in the new year and look forward to making new friends and celebrating the essence of Convivio with you! Convivio programs and events calendar: Films al fresco -  Join us for our outdoor scree...

A two-wheeled delivery robot designed to tackle tight European streets will take centre stage at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. YAPE, the acronym of Your Autonomous Pony Express, is the first autonomous electric vehicle designed for urban delivery in difficult European streets. Its maker, Milan–based accelerator e-Novia, will d...

For many, a ski trip to Italy might not be within reach this winter. But Eataly, the popular Italian marketplace located in the Prudential Center in Boston, is hoping to give visitors the next best thing. The return of the “Après Ski Festival," modeled after “indulgent post-skiing festivities” in Italy, invites guests to visit Eataly for an atmosph...

Saturday January 26 and Sunday January 27 - 10824 Village Parkway Drive Port St. Lucie, Florida 34987. Tradition Taste of Little Italy at Tradition in Port St. Lucie. The two-day family Italian street festival will have national entertainment, authentic food, festival rides and games, free wine and cooking demonstrations and lots more. Admission is...

There will now be one group overseeing all of Fredonia’s festival events. Festivals Fredonia Chairman Larry Fiorella announced Wednesday the committees that run the Italian Festival and the Farm Festival voted to merge into his organization recently. The announcement came at Festivals Fredonia’s year-end meeting Wednesday at Barker Library. “I’ve...

Barbara Falzone The clink clink clink of clams being scrubbed in the sink. The smell of fried shrimp. Beautiful whole lobsters cleaned and baking in a spicy tomato sauce. Aglio e oglio gently purring in the frying pan to make the clam sauce. The tree glowing, music playing, my mom and aunt in their Christmas aprons. My most favorite night of the ye...

On Christmas Eve this year, like every other year, my family will start with the clam dip fresh out of the oven. As the clam dip cools down there's the "pizza" (really just bread with stuff on it) and some salami to snack on, as well as two plates of zeppole (one stuffed with chocolate, one with anchovies — pick carefully). Around 3 p.m. we'll get...

For international residents spending Christmas in Italy, the festive period can be a lonely time, far away from friends and family. But as the saying goes, Christmas is a time for giving – and giving your time to others in need will not only be gratefully received but will make any foreigner feel more connected to their community in Italy. You’ll p...

New Year’s Eve traditions may vary around the world, but there sure are a lot of similarities. When Gianni Betti, front-of-the-house manager and co-owner of Cibo e Beve Italian Restaurant, talks about New Year’s Eve celebrations in his childhood in Florence, Italy, he reminisces about meals filled with friends and family and rich dishes to herald a...

We asked Milan-based blogger Thea Duncan of Doing Italy to share her insider's knowledge of how the Milanesi ring in the new year:  "Without a doubt the most traditional way to ring in the New Year is in Piazza Duomo. Every year the city of Milan hosts a free concert in the main square with music, comedians and special guests. If you’d like to list...