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While the majority of the buzz at the Four Seasons Hotel at the Surf Club’s (9011 Collins Avenue) new restaurant offerings is around Thomas Keller’s upcoming 2018 project, there is another opening worthy of note. Late last month, the legendary Postanio hotel, which houses Michelin-starred La Sponda restaurant, set up a restaurant and champagne bar...

Hands off that historic church building! A judge has called a temporary halt to the planned demolition of a century-old Ocean Hill-Brownsville church, Our Lady of Loreto. Catholic Church officials recently got demolition permits from the city Buildings Department for the vacant church at 126 Sackman St. They've been threatening to tear it down and...

A.G. Ferrari, a small chain of Italian markets that’s been in the Bay Area for almost 100 years, is closing its four remaining cafe-delis on May 1 to focus on its import business. Founded in 1919 by Annibale Giovanni Ferrari as an Italian store called Parisian Delicatessen, the company in more recent decades had as many as 13 retail stores in the B...

The ever popular, always fun, IFNM Bocce Tournament rolls again in Albuquerque. Only 6 two-person team slots left. Register now for the most fun you can have without getting arrested! Saturday, May 20, 2017. 8:00 AM – Approx. 5:00 PM and Sunday, May 21, 2017. 12:00 PM - Approx. 4:00 PM. The North Domingo Baca Park. 7521 Carmel NE, Albuquerque (turn...

Tuesday, May 2nd at 7:00 PM - Casa Belvedere, 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, New York 10301 The Le Marche region is a treasure still unknown to most foreigners. The New York Times and The Guardian enthusiastically described it as "the new Tuscany," but it has its own strong geographical and cultural identity. The region boasts a highly diversifie...

We all love it and eat it, and we may even be somehow knowledgeable about how to prepare some of its most representative dishes, but what do we really know about the history of food in Italy? Why does the country have such a long and prestigious culinary tradition and how did the way Italians eat and cook evolve throughout the centuries? Let’s face...

Marianne Leone - Ma Speaks Up. Friday May 12, 6-8 pm EDT - I Am Books, 189 North St, Boston 02113 Marianne Leone's Ma is in many senses a larger than life character, one who might be capable, even from the afterlife, of shattering expectations (and glass picture frames). Born on a farm in Italy (or, perhaps, in rural Massachusetts), Linda finds her...

Now in existence for over a year, Casa Italiana di Las Vegas, a non-profit organization, continues to enrich the local community with its programs. Its mission is to promote and divulge traditional and contemporary Italian culture in all its varied forms through educational programs, events and Italian language courses for children and adults. It w...

Ferraro’s Kitchen & Wine Bar is in a former bait and tackle shop on the mainland side of 79th Street. The space was transformed into a modern Italian restaurant with one wall filled with wine bottles, a black polished granite counter with high green chairs and a patio in back with tables shaded by canopies. It is open with plenty of light from fron...

Award-winning Pantochino Productions Inc., a not-for-profit professional theatre company for family audiences, has sold out the entire run of it's new musical "Noni Cimino's Kitchen." To accommodate ticket requests, the company has added an additional performance on Saturday, April 29, 2pm, at the Center for the Arts in Downtown Milford. Inspired b...

Members of Corona D'Italia Lodge No. 807 held their monthly meeting on April 12 at Pizza Joe's. Clemmy Sirimarco, president, hosted the pizza luncheon served by secretary Jackie Perno, Esther Santillo and guard Lois DiFrischia. Historian Mary Jane Folino voiced the invocation and the business session followed with Louise Vitullo, treasurer, present...

Danilo Gallinari will likely opt out of the final year of his contract and become a free agent this summer. But don't be surprised if he ends up signing a new long-term deal with the Nuggets. In a recent interview with BlitzTV, the Italian forward said he would love to remain in the Mile-High City and play for the Nuggets. "The relationship between...