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The longtime owner of a Redford Township staple has passed away. Silvio Luigi Barile Sr., an Italian immigrant whose family moved to America in 1954, died last week at the age of 80. Silvio was born in Ausonia, Italy in 1938. After his family moved to the United States, Silvio used his longtime baking skills to open a pizzeria and bakery on Plymout...

It’s a bill that’s made its way in front of lawmakers a few times is back again at the state capitol. This time, a Colorado lawmaker wants to see ‘Colorado Day’ recognized as a state holiday instead of ‘Columbus Day’. Earlier this legislative session, Rep. Adrienne Benavidez (D- Adams County) introduced a bill to observe Election Day as a state hol...

The spirit of Franca Sozzani permeated throughout the main floor of 10 Corso Como in South Street Seaport last Monday. Here, in the throws of New York Fashion Week, a collection of fashion heavy-hitters came to celebrate the launch of Franca: Chaos and Creation, a new tome—published by Assouline in collaboration with her son, photographer and filmm...

You might not know that Donatella Arpaia, the acclaimed chef, restaurateur, and TV personality, was once an attorney in her early 20s. But after practicing law for about three months, she sat at the bar inside her brother's restaurant and realized there was no place she'd rather be. Now, more than 20 years later, the 47-year-old Arpaia has position...

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...

Thursday, February 28, 2019, 6pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute - 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10036. Assassins against the Old Order: Italian Anarchist Violence in Fin de Siècle Europe - Fraser M. Ottanelli, University of South Florida The image of the anarchist assassin haunted the popular European imagination in...

The only cave of this speleological complex connecting with the outside is the massive La Grave, which is 330 feet long, 170 feet wide, and 200 feet deep. La Grave creates a huge natural pantheon with its opening that lets the sunlight pass through, creating a magical effect where the light moves differently according to the time of the day and the...

Saturday, March 9, 10am-12.45pm. Bite Unite, 600 South Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA. Buy Tickets here. Italian Cultural Institute Members $ 35 | General Public $ 50. PROMO Become a member of the Institute and save! $ 70 (Lesson + membership fee). Culinary class in Italian contemporary pizza: flour, dough and toppings "Made in Italy" During th...

Born on February 18, 1954, John Travolta turns 65 today. A unique star with a singular career, Travolta is a true Hollywood survivor. He first gained notice in the mid-1970s playing high-school students in Carrie and Welcome Back, Kotter, though already in his early 20s. Then came the two roles that defined his movie stardom: Saturday Night Fever (...

David Walters Yachts  rappresenterà Italia Yachts su tutto il territorio americano attraverso i loro uffici di Fort Lauderdale, Naples, Annapolis, Santa Barbara e Newport, coordinati dalla sede Italia Yachts USA di Milford. “L’accordo con David Walter Yachts è la conferma della forza del programma strategico per dare corso al progetto di forte espa...

Bestselling cookbook author, award-winning television personality, and successful restaurateur Lidia Bastianich comes to The Music Hall as part of the Writers on a New England Stage series on Tuesday, March 12. She will discuss her new memoir, MY AMERICAN DREAM: A Life of Love, Family, and Food, which recounts her journey from idyllic childhood to...

The Italian American Club of Mahopac held its annual Installation of Officers and Volunteer Appreciation Dinner on Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Vittoria Z’s on the Lake in Jefferson Valley. President Giulio Cefaloni hosted the event and Judge James Reitz presided over the swearing-in ceremony.  A slideshow of the 2018 Year in Review, prepared by Social Me...