Dear Members and Friends, the 39th Houston Italian Festival is coming up and we need your help! It takes hundreds of volunteers to make this festival a success. If you want to be on the front lines of bringing Italian culture to Houston, please be a volunteer on the Festival team. You will be surrounded by like-minded friends, old and new, and you...

Join our new cultural enrichment course to discover the wonders of Italy through art! The course will consist of six two-hour classes every Thursday from October 5 to November 9, 2017. Italian Cultural & Community Center - 1101 Milford, Houston, Texas Each lesson will journey through places of historic and artistic interest and focus on how to read...

La domanda che negli ultimi giorni tormentava i tifosi della squadra Texana, allenata da coach Mike D’antoni, era: chi sarà il nuovo proprietario degli Houston Rockets? Finalmente si ha la risposta: il nuovo Patron dei Rockets sarà Tilman Fertitta, che ha prelevato la società americana dal ormai ex proprietario Leslie Alexander per 2.2 miliardi di...

Deputata eletta in Centro e Nord America, Fucsia Nissoli (Forza Italia), ieri ha fatto visita al Consolato Generale italiano di Houston dove è stata ricevuta dal Console Generale, Elena Sgarbi. Incontrando i Contrattisti e i dipendenti del Consolato, la deputata ha potuto personalmente constatare il “livello di professionalità che il nostro Consola...

Dear Members and Friends, we hope everyone has been able to continue recovering and remain safe and sound in the aftermath of Harvey. We'd like to thank everyone who reached out to let us know how you were doing and checked in on us to make sure all staff members and the Milford House was safe. Now it's our turn to do what we can for all those who...

The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Texas reopened this morning (Thursday, August 31) as Houston gets back on its feet following unprecedented rainfall and flooding over the last week. Even as an estimated 30 percent of the city remains under water as of Thursday morning, flood waters have receded in much of the affected area as of this morning....

The Italian Cultural and Community Center is seeking candidates to fill five upcoming vacancies on the Board of Directors. The election will be held at the annual meeting of members on December 7, 2017. Each term lasts three years. We welcome strategic thinkers who understand “the big picture” and who can translate ideas into actions in order to fu...

PASATINA FIGS—a breed native to Sardinia—aren’t a common ingredient in the U.S. Yet if you look for the fruit in Houston, you’ll have little trouble finding it. Twenty years ago, Efisio Farris, owner of beloved Italian restaurant Arcodoro in the Galleria area, brought a single stick from one of his father’s trees back to Houston from Sardinia. He p...

Houston police say someone vandalized the Christopher Columbus statue in Bell Park overnight. Police were called to the scene between 12 a.m. and 2 a.m. Friday at Bell Park in the 4800 block of Montrose. It appeared someone dumped red paint on the statue. According to a plaque, the Italian-American Organizations of Greater Houston donated the statu...

Join us at the ICCC for a journey through the Roman Empire, Battle of Britain, Little Bighorn, World War II, and much more! Author Christopher Kelly will present the stories of iconic historical figures and anecdotes of the major and minor things Italians have done to change the world. Copies of the book will be available for purchase on the day of...