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If you’re looking for some adventure, after all the sightseeing in the Rome you can visit the Cascate delle Marmore, about 100 km from Rome. These waterfalls situated in Umbria were artificially built by the Romans and are now a great tourist attraction. They consist of three major falls for a total leap of 165 metres. Here, not only you can stroll...

Michael Davi, author of a new book, “PrivileGEd — Experiences From My Unusual 40-Year Career with One of America’s Most Iconic Companies” will talk about his memoir as a 40-year General Electric engineer at 6 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 9, in the Carnegie Room of Gloversville Public Library. He will sign his book. “My story begins more than a century ago...

Nothing annoys Italians more than mushrooms in their carbonara. And at Panza's in Saratoga Springs, a saucy version not only has wild mushrooms but also peas. Fortunately, despite the unorthodox approach, it's delicious and prompts my Italian guest to declare, "It's not carbonara so it needs a new name, but whatever it is, it's good." Frankly, this...

There’s no end to interesting stories, ranging from predictable to unusual, about the extensive U.S. military activity in Solano County over many years. This is an unusual one — about Italian prisoners of war, most of them captured in North Africa or Sicily during World War II, who were sent to a prison camp at the old Benicia Arsenal, switched loy...

Around the toe of Italy’s boot lies a coastline marked with clear waters, craggy cliffsides, sandy coves, and stones worn smooth by the waves. High above it all, the town of Squillace perches on a towering hillside, with a distant view toward the ocean. To walk the narrow streets of Squillace today, you would never guess that this off-the-beaten-tr...

A pair of Illinois Italian Americans were among this year’s recipients of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor. Attorney Enrico J. Mirabelli, corporate executive Sergio “Satch” Pecori and 90 others received their medals during a May 11 ceremony on Ellis Island. Mirabelli is a family law attorney with more than 37 years of experience. He served for 10 ye...

A celebrity chef is rolling the dice on a new restaurant at Rivers Casino. Steve Martorano, who operates popular eateries in Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas and Atlantic City, will open Martorano’s Prime in late 2019. The menu will be a fusion of Italian-American cuisine and steakhouse staples. The upscale spot will replace Andrew’s Steak & Seafood, whi...

Thursday, August 29, 7pm. Tewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA. Learn practical and proven Italian family history research strategies from professional genealogist, Jenny Tonks. Italian civil jurisdictions and vital records practices will be discussed. She will focus on Italian emigration to the US, and the relevant demographi...

La Regione finanzierà un progetto per creare una rete dei musei dell'emigrazione siciliana nel mondo. Lo ha annunciato il governatore Nello Musumeci nel corso di una visita ufficiale nell'isola di Salina. «E' un'operazione culturale, ma anche identitaria - sottolinea il presidente - che può diventare un polo di attrazione anche per il cosiddetto "t...

Sunday, September 15, 2019. 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT. Rochester Municipal Park, 400 6th Street, Rochester, MI 48307. Whether this will be your first or next of many "Happenings," enjoy the casual atmosphere, celebration of Italian cars, bikes and surprises "happening" (display vehicles 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM). Since 1979 we have conducted the chaos and r...

Combine old-world Italian cooking with down-home hospitality and you have Lamantini Trattoria, one of Manatee County’s newest restaurants. “We want to create an environment where you are as comfortable as being in your den at home with with family and friends,” owner Perry E. Muphree Jr., 63, said. The restaurant — Lamantini is Italian for manatee...

August is feast season in the North End and this weekend is the biggest of them all — the feast of St. Anthony. It’s a time of celebration for locals and visitors alike, but this year is even more special as it is the 100th anniversary of the feast. If you are not familiar with the feast of St. Anthony, it is essentially a weekend festival put on i...