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Welcome to Italian-American Week, when we’re taking a bit of a break from our usual stories to focus on the important stuff: red sauce, stuffed pasta, porchetta and the chefs and home cooks making it all happen.   One of the best attributes of Italian food is how easy it is to tailor your dinner to how much time you have to make it. Boi...

March 29, 2015 1:00 PM - John Prince Park, 2520 Lake Worth Road, Lake Worth, FL: Il Circolo Presents its very first BOCCE Tournament! Join your family and friends in John Prince Park in Lake Worth to enjoy BOCCE games, food, drinks, and fun! $20/ person, kids are free!   There are playgrounds available and a covered...

  WTI Magazine #57    2015 April, 3Author : Unioncamere      Translation by:   The origins of bagpipes are lost in the mists of time: in the prehistoric era there is evidence of wind instruments made of pipes with holes and reeds to modulate the sound. The presence of similar flutes spread through the various v...

Last December we did a roundup of the best Italian-American restaurants located in Brooklyn — old-timers peddling the red-sauced cuisine that first arose when immigrant housewives adapted American ingredients to their Italian recipes over a century ago, highlighting things like spaghetti with meatballs, stuffed clams, baked pastas, eggplant rollati...

The United States are a key export market for Italian companies, as emphasized also by the recent plan to promote Made in Italy launched by Italy's Industry Minister Federica Guidi, that devotes 30% of total resources outside Italy to the US market.   Several platforms already exist or are about to be launched to help Italian companies expan...

by Eleanor Shannon   By "real" Italian wine, I mean quality wine made by artisan vintners: stewards of land and culture, who grow grapes with organic, biodynamic or sustainable methods and who intervene minimally in the cellar.   Their wine reads like a story in a bottle, a liquid recollection of place and people. Why drink "real...

by Danya Henninger   In 1920, Salvatore Marra left his hometown of Naples in search of a better life. He landed in San Francisco and then moved to Chicago, where he opened a pizzeria and became friends with Al Capone. After a few years, he moved to Philadelphia, and was joined by his wife, Chiarina.   The couple set out to launch anot...

The Clark chapter of UNICO celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Brian Piccolo Awards at a banquet held at the Gran Centurions. Named after professional football player Brain Piccolo, the awards recognize excellence in athletics, integrity, and leadership.   Arthur L. Johnson High School Class of 2015 award recipients are Christina Bonaccor...

Pinned to Mary Paley's denim jacket is a prized possession: a medal representing a Sicilian-American society for "the Black Madonna," Maria del Tindari. The South End had several such societies, and a three-day street festival was held in the Madonna's honor every September for more than 30 years.   Paley was given the membership medal by Do...

June, 16 2015 - 6PM Italian Cultural Institute - 686 Park Avenue - New York - CLICK HERE TO RSVP The documentary "Cinema, Maestro!" leads you into a tour of memories highlighting many successful protagonists behind the cameras. The documentary makes you discover how in the last fifty years - from the Fontana Sister to Milena C...

Non importa come sarà il futuro, spiega Bruce Sterling, celebre autore di libri di fantascienza e, se si può dire, esperto del ramo. Soprattutto, dice, per quanto riguarda l'Italia. «Parlare di futuro implica decidere quale futuro si considera, se a breve termine, a medio termine o a lungo termine. L'Italia ha una grande storia, e il futuro al...

By Christina Hennessy   It began as a tasty way to celebrate the end of an exhibition, but Greenwich Historical Society's Festa al Fresco has taken on a flavor all its own. The outdoor celebration of cuisine and community returns on Sunday, July 12. "It's become a great way to celebrate local culture and celebrate summer," said Anna Mar...