Sunday, May 6, 2018 | 2 - 4 p.m. | 5th floor Mueller Center | Senator John Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Your chance to talk all things wine with one of the nation's leading scholars of American wine history has arrived! Purchase Tickets: $20 for the general public and $10 for History Center members (both include...

It is a rare occasion for a referee or umpire to be lauded and celebrated. In fact, it is only the best of them who get to experience such support and fanfare. Count Larry Maggi, one of the top high school wrestling officials in the state, as being on one of those special people. Maggi, long-time WPIAL wrestling rules interpreter and 1968 graduate...

St. Anthony Chapel, a Romanesque-style church located in the Troy Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was founded by Father Suitbert Mollinger, a Belgian-born missionary and priest, in 1880. The son of a wealthy family, Mollinger used his inheritance to build St. Anthony’s as a place of worship that could host his growing collection of t...

Monday, April 30 | 7 p.m. Carnegie Library Lecture Hall | 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh 15213. The History Center's Italian American Program is proud to be a marketing sponsor of Lidia Matticchio Bastianich's lecture and book signing. Lidia's story begins with her upbringing in Pula, a formerly Italian city turned Yugoslavian under Tito's communist...

Italian pop tenor and crossover artist Andrea Bocelli has scheduled a Dec. 8 concert at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh.This will be Bocelli's first Pittsburgh appearance in 20 years. The four-time Grammy nominee will make stops in seven U.S. cities following the release of a new project. Other cities on the tour include Salt Lake City, Las Vegas, P...

Lazio Marines Thomas Habakkuk Baldonado has become historic after committing to study and play football on a full scholarship at the University of Pittsburgh. He is the first Italian player to join the NCAA Div. I as a freshman. The 6’5″, 230 lb defensive end from Rome, Italy who turns 19 this year, left Italy  last August to attend Clearwater Acad...

There are still many Little Italys in the United States. Some of them are just a few blocks now, other are what's left of the urbanization that brought large roads in the middle of many American cities after the war, several times crashing an Italian community. Every one of them is a place where a big Italian heart has been, is and hopefully always...

Vincenzo Gatto, vice direttore di Confindustria Brindisi, è stato designato componente del consiglio direttivo della Camera di Commercio Italo-Americana della Pennsylvania e del West Virginia  con sede in Pittsburgh. Presidente onorario: Carla Lucente, Honorary Consul of Italy in Pittsburgh, Professor, MLL and Associate Director, CIR at Duquesne Un...

It’s just after 6 o’clock in the morning, but Joseph Sabino Mistick is already on his second cappuccino and is now buying a round for everyone who just walked into La Prima Espresso coffee shop. “Misticks for all of them!” the former deputy mayor of Pittsburgh says to the barista. (The hot creamy creation with an extra sprinkle of cocoa is named af...

Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018 | 7 - 8:30 p.m. History Center | Library & Archives Reading Room. Senator John Heinz History Center - 1212 Smallman Street. Pittsburgh, PA,15222. FREE (does not include access to museum exhibitions).  As part of the Books in the 'Burgh literary series, join the History Center for a reading, discussion, and book signing with...