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L'on. Francesca La Marca nella scorsa settimana è stata tra gli italiani residenti nella Florida del Sud, dove ha avuto incontri con rappresentanti istituzioni e componenti della comunità allo scopo di conoscerne meglio le esigenze e ricercare opportunità di collaborazione.  Mercoledì 19 aprile ha partecipato alla riunione del COMITES di Miami, che...

Umberto’s, a pizzeria chain with a presence on Long Island that goes back 52 years, opened a restaurant on Plandome Road on Sunday. The stretch of dining and retail places in the heart of Manhasset already plays host to Italian restaurants like Gino’s, Villa Milano and Randazzo’s. “Let the great Manhasset pizza war commence,” said the Twitter accou...

The Frank Finocchiaro Memorial Scholarship Essay Contest judging took place on April 8, 2017. The judges reviewed 105 essays submitted by students from, Benedictine Military School, St. Vincent's Academy and Bethesda Academy, plus the 11 Savannah-Chatham County Public High Schools. The Italian Society of Savannah, to cherish the memory of Frank Fin...

As the May 1 anniversary of the closing of Our Lady of Mount Carmel on Mulberry Street draws closer, the grassroots preservationist group that has been pushing to save the historic structure is working to build momentum. To that end, the Mount Carmel Preservation Society held a short speaking program in the church parking lot to spread the message...

Join us for Il Sapore Italiano, a series of cooking classes aimed to promote the Italian traditions, in which participants will have a hands-on culinary experience preparing authentic and delicious Italian dishes. We will be learning "The Art of Making Risotto with Porcini Mushrooms," a delicious and flavorful dish from Northern Italy. Friday, May...

Back in the mid-90s, if you wanted to develop an ear for the Italian language, practice your own conversation skills, or simply network with like-minded lovers of Italian culture, you showed up at the Double Rainbow coffee shop on Central Avenue in Albuquerque on Saturday mornings, ordered a cappuccinoand headed for the section with the most animat...

Con un ricevimento al Consolato generale d’Italia di San Francisco organizzato dal Console Generale Lorenzo Ortona si è conclusa la visita turistica di Gianpiero Ventura, ct della Nazionale di calcio, e della consorte Luciana nella Bay Area. Presente al ricevimento anche Rino Bertini, che oggi ne dà notizia, spiegando che i coniugi Ventura sono giu...

Nearly 19 years after opening in the Freight House, Lidia’s Kansas City is now offering a children’s menu. Cody Hogan, Lidia’s new general manager, said Lidia’s has always catered to families with children, but now it has a dedicated menu featuring smaller, simplified versions of the restaurant’s classic Italian dishes. Prices range from $7 to $9.5...

A restaurant shuffle will bring Burlington two new upscale dining options in the coming weeks. Michelle’s Kitchen & Catering, a carry-out and catering business at 3290 S. Church St. owned by Chef Michelle Morton, is moving into the former Cutlery Steakhouse space at 2461 S. Church St. In turn, chef Darren Atkins plans to open an Italian take-out an...

Want a taste of luxury brand Salvatore Ferragamo’s history? A new exhibition will be held on May 19 at Museo Salvatore Ferragamo in Florence to mark the 90th anniversary of the legendary designer’s return from the United States to Italy. The exhibition, titled “1927 The Return to Italy”, looks at various elements of Italy’s 20th century visual cult...

Two brothers are taking a page from their family by starting a pizzeria and adding their own twist to the pizza pie. Anthony and Sal Fasolino worked in Yolanda's Italian Restaurant on East 149th Street for 15 years. But on Monday, the third-generation pizza makers opened their own joint, Pizzaniste in Throgs Neck. The new eatery allows patrons to c...

Akron Lodge 685 of the Order Sons of Italy in America celebrated its 100th anniversary March 10 with a gala dinner dance at Guy’s Party Center. According to club officials, 190 members and their guests attended. Shown above are members of the lodge at the event. The guest list included Sons of Italy National Trustee Terry Lattavo and State Presiden...