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Women of different nationalities are honored by the Progressive Women’s Association of Harrison County at least three times a year, and Friday was the Italian Americans’ turn. The Progressive Women’s Association honored 11 women of Italian heritage during a Women of Distinction Luncheon in the Uptown Event Center in downtown Clarksburg. Honorees...

Another Italian restaurant? Well, not exactly. Restaurateur Jennifer Linzinmeir and her husband and business partner, Jake Linzinmeir, have something just a little different in mind. That's why they're calling their new eatery Jovanina's Broken Italian, slated to open next week at 1520 Blake Street. "The name gives people direction, but it won't be...

For the fourth year, the ICC is supporting an outstanding student from the University of Minnesota, Department of French & Italian who is spending one semester in Italy. This scholarship continues to fulfill our mission to promote Italian language and culture to all people of Minnesota. The Massimo Bonavita Memorial Scholarship honors the memory of...

This past Monday morning, under overcast skies and damp drizzle, nearly 50 Greenwich residents gathered outside of Town Hall for the St. Lawrence Society’s annual Columbus Day flag raising. Each year, the St. Lawrence Society traditionally honors only one member of Italian descent who has contributed greatly to the Greenwich community, by raising t...

Pizza is delicious. But free pizza is divine. And Pagliai’s Pizza in Johnston wants to celebrate their family's 61-year legacy with free pizza by honoring their Northern Italian grandparents, Nonno and Nonna Pagliai. Pagliai’s will give away a free pizza per week through Thanksgiving. Hungry diners who visit Pagliai’s Pizza at 5312 Merle Hay Road i...

The family and friends of an Ogden man gathered Monday to celebrate his 102nd birthday. "Every day I learn something new, and that's how you keep young, keep your mind going," Jim Favero told FOX 13. Favero, born October 8, 1916, served in the military during World War II, and he credits "proper eating, hard work and exercise" for his longevity. A...

Balmy autumn weather, great company and amazing Italian food made Paul’s Pasta Piazza Party the place to be on Chapman University’s campus this past week.  The Attallah Piazza with all its magic, cheer, and color was transformed into an Italian square teeming with cheerful students. We wish to thank our amazing host and hostess, Paul and Marybelle...

Why might your Italian friends think you have ham over your eyes? Why shouldn't you give back bread? Author Michele Segalerba explains these and other culinary expressions. Stare stretti come sardine | To be packed like sardines. You do know this idiom because you have borrowed this one into English. It means to be squeezed in a small place with mo...

Si terrà oggi, 13 ottobre al Cafè Milano di Washington, la premiazione della quinta edizione del Premio Eccellenza Italiana, ideato da Massimo Lucidi e sostenuto dall’Asmef, presieduta da Salvo Iavarone. Il Premio è nato per “contribuire sempre più a creare un ponte tra il mondo italico dell’imprenditoria, delle arti e delle professioni con la real...

Nothing says Italian like pasta and grape stomping, mamma mia! The Houston Italian Festival is happening in Houston right now and it's one of the largest festivals in town. Cynthia Salvaggio is part of the Festival Committee and says that there's something for everyone. "This is a great family event. There's a cooking class for kids, there's a lot...

In Italian, La Spiga means "wheat." The inspiration for the Marigny bakery and cafe came from Italy, where owner Dana Logsdon studied for a year. At first La Spiga, which Logsdon ran with her cousin, Michael Manning, and her mother, Mary, sold mainly to restaurants. The public could only find La Spiga's pastries and Italian breads at the Crescent C...

Our great country, America, was established by many immigrants from all over the world. One of the most beautiful things is when a group of people from various clubs desire to continue their heritage and celebrate with dinners and festivals from their individual homelands. They bring their customs with them. The Italian American community loves cel...