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by Robert A. Slayton   In this baseball season it is appropriate to celebrate Joe DiMaggio, who would have been one-hundred-and-one this year. One of the greatest baseball figures of his era, he played with grace yet power, creating records still unmatched by newer, better trained performers. But Joe DiMaggio gave this country something more...

The Naples Italian American Foundation invites members and guests to a Labor Day social and barbecue dinner on Monday afternoon, Sept. 7, at club headquarters, 7035 Airport-Pulling Road. Bocce (weather permitting), bridge, mah jongg and poker will be played, and pulled pork and all the trimmings will be served. Doors open at 12:30 p.m.   Cos...

  WTI Magazine #67    2015 September, 4Author : Edoardo Peretti      Translation by:   In these very days the 72th edition of the Venice Film Festival is taking place, one of the key events on the agenda of film fans and professionals from every corner of the globe; if only for the fact that it was the first in...

  WTI Magazine #68    2015 September, 18Author : italia.it      Translation by:   The "Road of Pilgrims" that runs to the Arcangelo Michele Grotto in San Giovanni Rotondo (Apulia) was created in the late 1800s. San Giovanni Rotondo is now famous all over the world as the native city of St. Pio (meaning Pius, an...

Noi Italiani D'Oggi (NIDO), the not-for-profit Italian-American cultural group headquartered in Poughkeepsie, has proclaimed October to be Italian Heritage Month, and it will kick off the festa with a special lecture at its monthly meeting at the Italian Center: Professor Joseph Luzzi, PhD will talk about his latest book, In a Dark Wood: What Dante...

From focaccia and risotto to basil linguine and mushroom ravioli, Italian specialties take center stage at downtown Allentown's newest dining destination, Centro. The 85-seat restaurant, which opened Friday at 530 Hamilton St., serves an array of predominantly northern Italian dishes, all under $20 and designed to be shared.   "Everythi...

October 21 (Wednesday) 9:00 am - 12:15 pm. NCC 27th Annual Italian Heritage Day Program. Theme: "The Italian Contributions to the United States from Food to Science". Focus on Italian contributions in the realm of food, especially Slow Food movement and science and technology - the latter originating during World War II and currently...

FORMITALY, an Italy-based company that provides equipment for sheet metal working, announced today that it will be exhibiting at the 2015 FABTECH EXPO (Booth # S4778), formally advertising its entry into the US marketplace. Their new North American sales office, based in Los Angeles, CA, will enable FORMITALY to operate more effectively in the mark...

Dr. Richard Hodges, President of The American University of Rome, has taken on the Presidency of LoveItaly!, a non-profit, crowdfunding initiative that takes a revolutionary approach to the conservation and promotion of masterful Italian works of art – allowing the participation of all in the preservation and curatorship of the wonders of Italian h...

Umberto Davi of Willowbrook, a principal in the Western Springs Law Firm of Umberto S. Davi P.C., was installed as president of the Illinois State Bar Association at the organization's 139th Annual Meeting on June 19 at the Grand Geneva Resort in Lake Geneva, Wis.   "Umberto is not only a lawyer's lawyer, he is a gentleman's gentleman," Il...

By Teresa Gubbins The pizza scene near Flower Mound gets a new slice with Bay 34th Pizzeria, a newly opened restaurant serving New York-style pizza from a former Big Apple resident. Tim Ajro has been in the pizza business for decades and worked at Italian restaurants in New York while he was growing up.   He and his wife Gina also had...

Haverhill native and Nashville recording artist Jillian Cardarelli was awarded the Sons of Italy Italian-American Appreciation Award Friday for her accomplishments and devotion to giving back to her home city. Lawrence "Lorenzo" Carnevale, vice president of Victor Emanuel Lodge #1646, made the presentation during a ceremony at Paul C. Rogers F...