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Please join Scuola Italiana for its annual party this Friday, February 27th from 7:00 – 10:00 pm at Caffe Umbria in the Pearl. Admission is $25. The Festa di Carnevale party offers another terrific opportunity for the local community to come together to socialize and celebrate Italian language and culture in Portland. The lively event include...

By Giovanni di Napoli "While he worships the heroic his sympathies are with those whom life has maimed and oppressed." — John MayMeeting friends for Sunday dinner in Manhattan over the weekend, I stumbled across an interesting facade at 231 East 14th Street half-hidden behind some trees and the building's fire escape. Unsure of its history, I snap...

by Elizabeth Vallone   As the years pass, 68 to be exact, the memories of WWII fade further and further away. Unfortunately, parts of history are not always remembered and often not acknowledged. I wonder how many young people today realize that captured Italians, Germans, Japanese were removed from their theaters of war and brought to camps...

On Wednesday, March 25 at 6:30 p.m., join executive chef Giancarlo Ferrara of Amalfi Ristorante Italiano & Bar and executive chef and owner Jacques Fox of Artisans Restaurant at their friendly Italy vs. France culinary competition, held at Amalfi Ristorante Italiano & Bar, 6100 Westheimer.   Tickets ($135 for members of the Italy-Ame...

A pochi passi dalla Basilica di San Giovanni, la cattedrale di Roma, un ritrovamento archeologico che gli addetti ai lavori giudicano eclatante: ottanta metri di Mura Aureliane mai viste, che si credevano perdute e che invece erano lì sotto, sotto l'attuale piano di calpestio, intatte, scoperte durante i lavori di scavo per la (futura) metro C. &n...

By Joseph Francis Michael Moscaritolo joemosc@gmail.com   I grew up in Roslindale, Massachusetts not far from St. Michael Cemetery. It seemed like everyone Italian was buried at St. Michael Cemetery. This cemetery has very large and fancy tomb stones along with ornate mausoleums.. I lived with my parents and sister on the 2nd floor...

1100 Millecento Residences, the highly anticipated high-rise in Brickell from The Related Group, celebrated the property's completion with an exclusive event on the tower's roof top poolside terrace and clubrooms.   The 42-story luxury tower features a second full level of amenities on the 9th floor, including billiards, library, party room,...

by Dana Difilippo   Geno's Steaks will donate $10,000 each to the families of firefighter Joyce Craig and Officer Robert Wilson III during a memorial plaque ceremony Friday near the South Philly landmark. Craig, an 11-year veteran and mother of two who was promoted posthumously to lieutenant, died while fighting a basement fire Dec. 9 i...

L'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington intende assumere con contratto a tempo indeterminato un collaboratore amministrativo nel settore traduzione-interpretariato. È richiesto un diploma di scuola secondaria superiore e un'ottima conoscenza delle lingue italiana e inglese.   Per i candidati non di cittadinanza americana è richiesto il possesso d...

di Maurita Cardone   Pier Paolo Celeste, che per due anni è stato trade commissioner a New York, ha appena lasciato il suo posto.   Si trasferisce a Mosca dove, come direttore della locale Italian Trade Agency, dovrà fare i conti con le difficoltà legate alle sanzioni seguite alla crisi ucraina e all'invasione della Crimea, sul c...

This June, in honor of the Feast of Saint Anthony of Padua, Father Paolo Floretta will bring a holy relic of St. Anthony of Padua from his Basilica in Padua, Italy. Father Paolo will visit four dioceses in the Tri-State area: the New York Archdiocese, The Brooklyn/Queens Diocese, The Paterson, New Jersey Diocese and The Bridgeport, Connecticut Dioc...

di Roberto Natalini   Gli autentici aromi e i sapori della più grande isola d'Italia si diffondono nella West Coast americana a partire da San Francisco. Tre giorni interamente dedicati alla scoperta di tre cantine, rappresentative di aree di produzione diverse, in tre città simbolo di altrettanti stati americani della costa ovest: San...