Brooklyn knows how to celebrate Italian culture. Brooklyn Borough Hall once again played host to an Italian–American Heritage Month Celebration on Monday, October 23. The event, hosted by Borough President Eric Adams and the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, honored several Italian-Americans and featured singers and food from local Italian restaurants...

We’ve just left behind this year’s celebrations - and controversies - of the Italian Heritage Month and only started thinking about our Thanksgiving menu, when Italy takes flamboyantly center stage again. November happens to be the chosen month to bring to the fore two incredibly important realities of Italian culture and creativity, food and cinem...

October is National Italian Heritage Month, and in New Jersey the single largest ethnic group is Italian (followed by African and Irish). Almost 20 percent of the state population— more than1.5 million residents — identifies as having Italian heritage, according to the 2000 U.S. Census. But Italians have so melded into the American population over...

To celebrate Italian-American Heritage Month, Vincent Vaccaro will present “History of Lorenzo’s,” on at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 at the Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St.  The family-owned-and-operated business started at the apron strings of their Mama Gina. Vaccaro and his sister Mary Ostland, owners of Lorenzo’s Italian Restaurant, r...

A longtime local union leader was among those honored as part of Essex County’s 2017 Italian Heritage Month Celebration. Bloomfield native and Bloomfield High alum Joseph Calabro, a father of two, has been a “dynamic and influential labor leader” with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), according to a news release from Essex...

The October 2017 Italian American Heritage Kick Off at Massachusetts State House was sponsored by the Italian Consul General Nicola De Santis and the Italian American Heritage Committee. Speaker of the House Rep. Robert De Leo served as Master of Ceremonies ushering in a full month of activities all over the Commonwealth run by Italian and Italian-...

Every October the United States celebrates Italian heritage month (il mese del retaggio italiano). The 26 million Americans of Italian descent (di origine italiana) make up the fifth largest ethnic group (il quinto più grande gruppo etnico) in the United States. However, we all have many reasons to celebrate  il meglio della cultura italiana (the b...

In honor of Italian Heritage Month, UTSA’s Architecture and Modern Languages Departments have teamed up to host an Italian Film Festival throughout October. The department will be screening a modern Italian film every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. in the first floor gallery within the Monterey building on UTSA’s downtown campus this month. Four films in t...

On October 23, 2017, Rossella and two other gentlemen will be honored by Brookly Borough Presidend Eric L. Adams as part of Italian-American Heritage Month Celebration 2017. The event is done in partnership with the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce. The award ceremony will be followed by a reception with food, drinks and music.  Everyone is invited to...

A hot and humid rain didn't stop many Delawareans from attending the 14th annual Vendemmia da Vinici Wine and Food Festival Sunday that aims to promote Italian heritage. “[It is all about the] Italian culture,” said Chris Cassar, who was attending Vendemmia for the first time. “It is [also a] great  time to come with friends."   The event in Bellev...