di Lorenzo Mannella   Girando per Facebook ti puoi imbattere in cose davvero particolari. Per esempio, sapevate dell'esistenza di uno Juventus Club Silicon Valley? Già, se vivete in California e tifate per i bianconeri avete la possibilità di iscrivervi a un gruppo privato sul social network e mettervi d'accordo per guardare insieme le parti...

Chaperoned by his parents after just becoming a teenager, James Fiorentino took an artist's leap of faith by bringing a prized Joe DiMaggio painting he had done of the legendary Yankee great to an autograph show that DiMaggio was appearing at.   Fiorentino reminisced: "He was always tough at these things and usually didn't sign artwork. He l...

By Paul Reinhard   Mario Andretti's eyes light up like those of a little kid who has just come down the stairs on Christmas morning and spotted a pile of gifts sitting under the tree. "Oh, no," he says, smiling broadly and shielding his eyes from the bright sunshine while walking toward his "gift." "Look at that! Unbelievable! Wher...

On the corner of Wilson and Marconi a tavern was built and operated by Anheuser-Busch as early as 1902. With the onset of Prohibition, it was considered a bad investment to continue operation. So the business was sold and purchased by the Merlo family and was named Merlo's. In Italy, Merlo and his family were farmers and worked pitching hay.  ...

The Salt Lake City Arts Council's is proud to present the annual Living Traditions Festival, a celebration of authentic and traditional folk and ethnic arts. Living Traditions brings together people of all ages and backgrounds to honor cultural traditions and diversity within our beautiful city.   Local ethnic artists—craftspeople, dancers,...

The Order of Sons of Italy in America is a fraternal organization of Italian-Americans. The members' primary interest has been to preserve their Italian heritage and to be the very best of what it is to be Italian-American. They have devoted their Lodge to assisting those in need and encouraging educational achievement through scholarships.  ...

By George Blecher   May 12 marked Yogi Berra Day in New York and New Jersey, and except for the Drums of Thunder, a drum corps of fourth and fifth graders from Hillside Elementary School in Montclair, it was a quiet, tender affair — part photo opportunity, part nostalgia.   Yogi Berra. the New York Yankees' Hall of Fame catcher of the...

by Valerio Viale   The 2015 Special Olympics World Games, hosted in Los Angeles from July 25 to August 2, is the largest sports and humanitarian event worldwide this year and the single biggest event in Los Angeles since the 1984 Olympic Games, with 6,500 athletes and 2,000 coaches, along with 30,000 volunteers and an estimated 500,000 spect...

By Niccolò Graffio "A dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price." – Vince Lombardi Americans love sports! Though the same could be said truthfully about elsewhere, it is especially true here. The reasons for th...

15th Annual Columbus Day Golf TournamentTo benefit the Atlantic County UNICO Scholarship Foundation, Inc. and the Friends of Tom Cetrone - Monday, October 14, 2013  11:30 a.m. Lunch; 12:30 p.m. Shotgun; 5:30 p.m. Buffet Dinner Format 18-hole Scramble with team handicap; Gross and Net Divisions  ...