Saturday, June 30, 2018 | 1 - 4 p.m. 5th floor Mueller Center | Heinz History Center (1212 Smallman Street - Pittsburgh, PA,15222). $20 admission (includes museum exhibits), $10 History Center members. Purchase Tickets. Join the Italian American Program at the History Center for a screening and panel discussion about the film "Andrea Doria: Are the...

Remember the good ole days of shopping? We leisurely browsed the merchandise of a quaint corner shop, maybe running into the owner, before checking out. At check out, we chatted with the clerk, someone we had gotten to know well. Shopping today certainly has gotten much more convenient. We can order our groceries online or zip through self-checkout...

Ciao from Rome, welcome to the #103 magazine of We the Italians! I'd like to start this editorial by celebrating all the Italian American soldiers who lost their lives, in all the American wars: Monday May 28 is Memorial Day. To pay my respect, this year I've interviewed somebody who not only beautifully represents the Italians who have fought or s...

Where Bloomfield is a neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA, about three miles from the downtown area. It is bounded by Penn Avenue to the north-east, Centre Avenue to the south-east, and East Busway to the west. The main street is Liberty Avenue, where many shops, restaurants and bars are concentrated, including those of Italian-American descent. Brief h...

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...