WHO IS IN CHARGE “We’re making real, Italian food,” John Goldberg said of Mangia Sano in Milford, N.H., which he owns and operates with his wife, Kristin DeRosa. Goldberg is a former executive in the financial industry. He and his wife embarked on extensive research before opening the restaurant about six months ago. 

In late summer, Durham became the first New Hampshire municipality to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day. Now, at the urging of the Durham Town Council, two Durham state representatives hope the state will follow suit. House Bill 1604, sponsored by State Reps. Wayne Burton and Timothy Horrigan to rename the holiday, will be the subjec...

The globally beloved Italian operatic trio, The Three Tenors, star this weekend in their holiday special event THE THREE TENORS CHRISTMAS CONCERT at Jaffrey's River Street Theatre (RST). The high definition filmed concert performance will be shown Thursday through Saturday, December 7-9 at 7pm plus a 2pm matinee on Saturday and Sunday, December 9 a...

A mix of Italian food, family friendly games, clothing and artisan vendors, and traditional fall fun brought families to Tuscan Market's Main Street location for Toscana Fest Saturday. The sun held strong Saturday for the Salem event, after it had been rained out just a week before.  Families painted pumpkins, perused vendor tents and sampled Tusca...

Rain damped plans for the sixth annual Tuscana Fest Sunday, which has been rescheduled for Saturday, Oct. 14. Despite the dreary weather, small tastings were offered indoors. Samples of aged cheese, freshly baked breads, and other Italian foods replaced the homemade Italian pastries for the outdoor event and a guest appearance was made by 1967 Bost...

The Italian operatic pop trio, Il Volo, stars this weekend in their special "3 Tenors Tribute" performance with Plácido Domingo conducting at Jaffrey's River Street Theatre. The HD filmed concert performance, IL VOLO with Plácido Domingo: Notte Magica will be shown this Friday & Saturday, (October 6 and 7) at 2 pm and 7 pm each day. This celebrated...

After much debate, the town will be the first in New Hampshire to recognize Indigenous Peoples' Day. Durham Town Administrator Todd Selig said the decision followed hours of discussion and debate between the Council and the public, with the council designating the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples' Day in Durham. Selig said seven membe...

Patti Fortuna-Stannard was just a little bit nervous. She kept checking her phone as the hours ticked past 10 a.m. on Tuesday, wondering when public television Italian cooking icon Mary Ann Esposito would be arriving at her family's business, Fortuna's Sausage & Italian Market, to film an episode of PBS' "Ciao Italia," the longest-running cooking s...

People in the town of Durham may be celebrating The Age of Exploration and Indigenous Peoples’ Day in addition to Columbus Day on the second Monday in October. The town council is expected to take up a resolution tonight that if passed would double-name the day. According to Town Administrator Todd Selig, this will encourage people to learn more ab...

The Tuscan Kitchen in Salem, N.H., opened in 2010 and since then business has been hopping for Tuscan Brands founder Joe Faro. The big market soon followed in Salem and then another restaurant in Burlington, Mass. Now, Tuscan Kitchen has come to Portsmouth, just outside the heart of the city, opening with great fanfare back in March. They’ll open a...