New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) Presents Patrizio Buanne: The Special Valentine's Show on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 8 P.M. Get romantic with international acclaimed, best-selling crooner Patrizio Buanne, the world's leading ambassador of Neapolitan, Sicilian and other Italian song, when he makes this welcome return to NJPAC with The Sp...

The Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders held its 2018 Italian Heritage Month Celebration on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at the Hall of Records to commemorate Italian culture and heritage. Freeholder President Brendan W. Gill began the program with welcoming remarks, embracing the vast diversity that exists in Essex County. Freeholder Leonard L...

Strengthening the world’s most comprehensive route network, United Airlines today announced customers have new international routes to choose from in 2019 including daily, year-round service between San Francisco and Amsterdam and new nonstop seasonal summer service between New York /Newark and Naples, Italy, the only nonstop flight from North Amer...

Tom Giordano's connections read like the Baseball Encyclopedia, a parade of names and events and stories from spending 71 years in professional ball as a player, manager, scout and executive.  At 92 years old, the Newark-born Giordano, nicknamed "T-Bone,'' is still actively working in Major League Baseball, serving as a scout for the Atlanta Braves...

Last year, we reported that a new Italian market would be opening its doors in Downtown Newark. Now, the 10,000-square-foot venue within the city’s Teachers Village appears to be moving closer to opening its doors. Signs have been posted at the corner of Halsey and William Streets advertising the restaurant and market with the name Portici, which i...

The Grande New York, part of the fleet of the Grimaldi Group, has been christened on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in the Port of New York- New Jersey at FAPS Port Newark Auto Marine Terminal. Godmother of the vessel was Amanda Matilda Cuomo Cole, granddaughter of the former late New York Governor, Mario Cuomo and also niece of the current New York Gov...

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents a grand prize winner on America's Funniest People, frenetically fantastic comedian Vic DiBitetto - aka "The Italian Hurricane" - is known for his breathlessly funny take on daily life, Feb 8 - 9 , 2019 .On television, the big screen and comedy stages across the country, DiBitetto mixes energy, hone...

“I was born in Jersey City and moved out to the suburbs, Scotch Plains when I was about 8 years old,” says the man known as “New Jersey’s Bad Boy” as he discussed his upcoming performances at the Victoria Theater at NJPAC in Newark, April 7 at 7 and 9:30 p.m. Mike Marino has performed his comedy in venues all over the world, yet this guy from North...

Monday evening, Knights of the Sacred Military Constatntinian Order of St. George joined the parishioners of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Newark, New Jersey to celebrate the Feast of St. Joseph and commemorate the anniversary of the death of the Order’s late Grand Master, HRH Prince don Ferdinando Maria di Borbone of the Two Sicilies. Mass wa...

“The Sopranos” is getting the big-screen treatment. New Line is developing a movie prequel, currently titled “The Many Saints of Newark,” penned by David Chase. Chase, who created the hit HBO series, wrote the screenplay with fellow “Sopranos” scribe Lawrence Konner. Some fan-favorite characters from “The Sopranos” are expected to appear in the fil...