A popular Pine Belt-area event returns March 16 when St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Hattiesburg hosts the 18th annual Irish-Italian Festival Saturday, March 16, featuring great food, fantastic music, fellowship, a parade, a raffle for a cash prize of $3,500, and much more.   The festival’s ‘Roll N’ Stroll’ parade is at 10:30 a.m. and the fes...

Rick Gambino first created his Italian dressing some 40 years ago for his Fairhope restaurant. “It was always a dream of mine to get it in supermarkets,” he says. His dream has officially come true. Gambino’s Original Gourmet Italian salad dressing is now available at Piggly Wiggly stores in Baldwin County, with more to come throughout Alabama, as...

Missione ad Atlanta per il funzionario itinerante del Consolato generale a Miami. Dal 16 al 18 gennaio prossimi, il funzionario sarà da Atlanta per venire incontro alle esigenze dei connazionali residenti in Georgia, Mississippi e Alabama che hanno bisogno di un nuovo passaporto. Per prenotare il servizio consolare occorre scrivere a amministrativo...

You may not be familiar with the history of how and why Italians immigrated to the Mississippi Delta years after the Civil War. It is a fascinating story that led to decades of crops being sown on seemingly endless rows of rich Delta soil by multi-generational Italian farming families. For over 40 years Lawrence Reginelli has been embracing and con...

Gustavo Piga, an economist from the University of Rome Tor Vergata will give a public lecture Friday [Oct. 5] at Mississippi State University. Piga’s lecture, titled “Can the European Union Aspire to Become the United States of Europe?,” will take place at 11:30 a.m. in Fowlkes Auditorium of the Colvard Student Union. The event is free and open to...

John and Lauren Stokes, owners of Oxford’s Tarasque Cucina, are in the business of crafting homemade pasta dishes that transport tastebuds to Italy for a taste of the old country. The Epicureans are in the process of establishing a new location for their restaurant, they said, and anticipate opening in late fall. They served the last dish in their...

Corinth will soon be home to a Marco’s Pizza, one of the franchise owners said. Marco’s Pizza, which started in Ohio 40 years ago, will open in the former Papa John’s location in a strip mall on U.S. Highway 72 East just west of the South Harper Road intersection. Peter Morgan of Collierville, Tennessee said he and business partner Jeff Friedrich o...

Per la prima volta un deputato italiano si recherà in visita presso la Mississippi State University (MSU), a Starkville. Si tratta di Fucsia Nissoli, eletta in quota Forza Italia in nord e centro America, che sarà oggi, 30 agosto, ospite dell’ateneo per una conferenza organizzata dal Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures.  "I...

July 23, 2018 was a unique evening at BRAVO! Italian Restaurant & Bar. As guests filled up the elegantly set diningroom, the kitchen had been filled for hours with a sight rarely seen in any restaurant: six chefs, all of whom began their careers at BRAVO! They were industriously preparing for the evening ahead while laughing and trading stories fro...

Good Mornin’! Good Mornin’! The Delta – an area filled with folks from all walks of life. The rich Delta soil has been home to folks who came from far away to begin a new life for their families. Many can point back to several generations and can also pinpoint their beginnings across the ocean in tiny Italian villages. In the late 1800s, they came...