Saturday, September 29, 2018. 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EDT. I AM Books, 189 North Street, Boston, MA 02113. Get tickets here. Valerie Giglio is a Boston based vocalist, author, and Berklee College of Music student. Valerie has been singing professionally throughout the Boston area and beyond since the 90’s and has released 2 CD’s to date. She suffered a s...

On Saturday, September 15th, 152 North Enders celebrated the 46th annual reunion of the Friends of the North End at the Sons of Italy in Winchester. A wonderful and heartwarming ambiance permeated the hall as old friends convened to reminisce about a cherished boyhood and a unique neighborhood. Special thanks to Sam Viscione and Arthur Lauretano fo...

Often referred to by food and beverage industry insiders as “Lorenzo the wine guy,” Lorenzo Savona has made a name for himself in New England as a leading wine sommelier. As part of its 25-year anniversary celebration, French bistro Les Zygomates has introduced a wine-tasting series hosted by Savona, who owns a wine consulting business, Porta Vino....

Of Massachusetts’ 6.8 million citizens, 13 percent — or more than 1 out of 8 residents — are of Italian descent. That’s second only to the Bay State’s Irish community, which comes in at nearly 20 percent. In nearby Rhode Island, those claiming Italian descent number 19 percent or nearly 1 in 5. Still, Teddy deCaro and the Rev. Flavio Gillio are ne...

I walked into the newly renovated Wellesley Hills Papa Razzi at summer’s end and was greeted by Spring. The restaurant has undergone many changes, but the life-sized classical stone statue the staff says everyone calls “Spring” remains. Looking like a transplanted divine patroness of an Italianate garden, she survived the construction bustle to con...

“Il mese di ottobre si avvicina e con esso fervono anche i preparativi per il Columbus Day, tradizionale appuntamento della Comunità italiana che manifesta così il proprio contributo alla costruzione della società americana. Tuttavia, come è già capitato l’anno scorso, anche quest’anno non mancano le polemiche per alcune decisioni, che definiamo in...

Ciao from Rome, welcome to the #107 magazine of We the Italians! Summer is ending, everybody came back to work here in Italy and joined us, who never stop, never cease to explore and promote Italy in/to/for the US. It's still early for details, and we’ve got a lot of work to do, but I'm glad to announce that just yesterday we signed an important ag...

Hingham resident Sue Murphy Capobianco wrote and illustrated the lively yet mellow children’s book ”Buttons the Bunny of Button Cove Lane” several years ago, and she hopes to release the second in the series sometime next Spring. "They are gentle stories with happy endings," she said. "They're homespun tales that revolve around everyday events in t...

Carmine M. LoConte, 83, of Haverhill, passed away, surrounded by his family, Monday night, Sept. 10, at Lawrence General Hospital. LoConte was born in Haverhill on Jackson Street and was the son of the late Pasquale and Olympia (Marchiano) LoConte. He was a graduate of Haverhill Trade School. He was a veteran of the United States Army and employed...

Giulio Caperchi, 32, was born and raised in Rome, a city built upon seven hills. When he and his wife, Carol, 33, opened a pasta business here in a Melrose commercial kitchen, it seemed fitting to name their company Seven Hills Pasta Co. While most artisan pasta makers produce only fresh pasta, Caperchi crafts dried pasta made the old-fashioned way...