Aprirà a Pittsburgh il 30 marzo con "La Pazza Gioia" di Paolo Virzì l’Italian Film Festival USA, il festival del cinema italiano negli Stati Uniti.La rassegna, alla sua tredicesima edizione, si terrà dal 30 marzo al 9 maggio in dodici città statunitensi: oltre a Pittsburgh, anche Boulder, Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Memp...

One of the first things our waitress told us after we sat down at Bravo! Cucina Italiana for dinner was that the food was fresh and made to order, in case we had any special requests. That's not what you expect to hear at a chain restaurant. But Bravo!, which opened 10 years ago with the new Outdoor Shops at the Lehigh Valley Mall, doesn't fit the...

Un “grazie ai familiari di Aldo Lorenzi, originario di Mozzecane con parentele roverbellesi e di Malavicina”. A rivolgerlo è Daniele Marconcini, presidente della Associazione dei Mantovani nel Mondo, che ha portato la sua storia al Museo dell'Immigrazione italiana negli Stati Uniti di Filadelfia, creato da Filitalia International, l'associazione it...

Rita’s Italian Ice, the world’s largest Italian ice concept with more than 600 stores in 30 states and five countries, will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the beloved First Day of Spring Free Italian Ice Giveaway on Monday, March 20 and, in its honor, welcomes back another springtime favorite, Peeps Italian Ice. As part of the annual tradition,...

Marlborough – Boyhood memories of Sunday afternoons in New Kensington, Pa., will always have a special place in Bob Alessio’s heart. They were filled with the warmth of home-cooked Italian cuisine, the music of Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra and, above all, “famiglia” (family). Occasionally, at these big family dinners, his uncle, John, would sing a...

Francesco's Italian Ristorante & Pizzeria looks like just another local Italian spot from the outside, but it's a surprising work of Italian art inside. Francesco LoPiccolo, owner of the popular Lorenzo's in Fountain Hill, last year transformed the former Pantry Diner building on Susquehanna Street into a beautifully designed restaurant that takes...

The Italian American March Dinner Meeting will be held Thursday, March 23 at the Dupont VFW, 403 Main St. Arrival time is 6 p.m. with dinner served at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $24 with a cash bar and music will be provided by Danny Argo & Friends until 10 p.m.  Reservation deadline is Monday, March 20. For reservations, or membership information, call Lou...

Penn State Mont Alto’s spring Colloquy Series talks continue on March 15 when Alica (Lisa) White, head librarian, presents “Tina Anselmi: An Italian Woman for All Seasons.” The event, which is open to the public and free of charge, will be held from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. in the Heritage Room of The Millstream Café. The Colloquy Series presents current...

Since 2006, Mi Scuzi Restaurant has made quite a name for itself in the realm of high-quality Italian fare in Erie. And complementing its fantastic food is an impressive array of inventive drinks. The restaurant infuses its top-notch vodkas, gins and bourbons with a variety of flavors, including pear, espresso, cherry, Spanish olive, orange, pineap...

A Queen Village elementary school has launched a pilot Italian language program for kindergarten, first, and second grades. The Italian version of Old McDonald was being sung, in Italian, by the second grade class at the Meredith School. Maestro Matteo Greco of Milan is their teacher on a one year internship. The program is a partnership with the I...