From developing universities in the Dominican Republic to advising microcredit programs in Indonesia, a pair of reverends bearing decades of global humanitarianism are bringing their benevolence to the corner of 13th and Tasker streets. In efforts to resurrect a once-thriving congregation, the historic St. John’s Baptist Church, whose impact has al...

The grated cheese dusted a bowl of “scrippelle” soup whose rich broth bobbed with rolled-up crepes. It sprinkled over crusty hunks of Italian bread smeared with butter and spicy chili flakes. It frosted a mountaintop of gnocchi in deep red tomato sauce crowned with a flank steak braciola cooked to such tenderness the tug of a fork unfurled its pati...

The Mario Lanza Institute has an ongoing capital campaign fund for the new location for the Mario Lanza Museum and its office. They are reaching out to the fans of the great tenor around the world as well as to the community and residents of Philadelphia and to organizations and companies for donations to complete the necessary renovation so that t...

Team Italy catcher and designated hitter Drew Butera recently signed a minor league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies with an invitation to Spring Training Camp in Clearwater, Florida beginning February 12, 2019. The 35-year-old MLB veteran with nine years of experience in the Big Leagues will be competing for an opening day roster spot again...

The Embassy of Italy and the diplomatic-consular network in the USA commemorate the International Holocaust Remembrance Day on the centenary of Primo Levi’s birth, throughout the country, starting in the Capital. Ambassador Armando Varricchio underlined the leading role played by Italy in the defense of human rights and in the fight against racism,...

Le associazioni Club Sannnicolese, Comunità di Filogaso e Mammola social Club di Toronto, presentano la mostra “Paesi di Calabria culture dell’abitare di ieri e di oggi” un progetto finanziato dalla Regione Calabria attraverso il piano annuale degli interventi e la Legge Regionale 54 del 2012, che mira alla valorizzazione e la promozione nel mondo....

Fiore, a modern Italian cafe-restaurant from two pedigreed New York chefs, is now soft-open at 757 S. Front St. in the Queen Village building that years ago housed Frederick’s before The Village Belle and Kanella South. Ed Crochet and Justine MacNeil are aiming at the neighborhood with an operation that starts in the morning and adds dinner once th...

Italians know a thing or two about feasting. (See: Feast of the Seven Fishes, Feast of San Gennaro, any Sunday night my family gathers for Nonna’s gnocchi). But there’s one legendary feast that makes all the others look like light snacks. La Panarda, an epic 40-course, 8-to-10-hour meal, hails from the Abruzzo region of Italy, and, at least since 2...

Daniel Leone has been a Philly cop for more than 23 years. But recently, things have gone downhill on the job for the 47-year-old Northern Liberties resident. In a just-filed federal lawsuit, Leone claims that members of the Philadelphia Police Department have discriminated against him because he’s an Italian American. It all started close to ten y...

Preparing to go over the top with the romance this Valentine's Day? While there is no shortage of romantic restaurants in and around Philadelphia, it turns out you don't have to go far to find the most romantic restaurant in the whole of Pennsylvania. That's according to food and recipe site Delish, which proclaimed Society Hill's Bistro Romano as...