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Whether you're a first-time visitor or long-time resident, there's always more to discover in Italy. Writer John Henderson recommends ten places to add to this year's bucket list. This month I will enter my seventh year in Italy, my ninth over two stints, and not a calendar gets tossed without me discovering new hidden hideaways I’d never heard or...

Caliente Pizza & Draft House will open a new location in Green Tree this spring. Locally owned and operated, the Green Tree spot is Caliente’s sixth since opening in Bloomfield less than eight years ago. The 6,500-square-foot space is near the intersection of Mansfield Avenue and Noblestown Road, not far from the parkway. Locals may know it as the...

Italy often gets short shrift in popular English-language histories about World War II, with the fighting in the country shrugged off as a sideshow to the Battle of Britain and the invasion of France. Caroline Moorehead takes advantage of this relative gap in the literature with the moving “A House in the Mountains: The Women Who Liberated Italy Fr...

Venice's Caffè Florian, the world's oldest coffee house, is preparing to celebrate its 300th anniversary in 2020. The landmark Venetian bar, nestled amid the arcades of the central Piazza S. Marco, has been serving locals and visitors to the lagoon city for three centuries. Opened on 29 December 1720, Alla Venezia Trionfante - as it was called orig...

In an apparent first for the region, you can now eat a sausage sandwich served by an Italian American singing into a headset from his food truck. When Dominic ‘Dom’ Pirozzolo was trying to figure how to make his business stand out in a crowded market, he kept thinking back to an Italian restaurant he used to visit in New York City. “I’ve been singi...

Lady Gaga or Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta is famous for being an American pop star, songwriter and actress. She first rose to fame with her debut album, titled ‘The Fame’ which was released in 2009. She quickly established a name for herself due her unconventional and provocative image. She is almost as well-known for her fashion experimentat...

Not so tall, not so jaggedly dramatic, and rather youthful at merely 20 million years old, the mountain range and smaller parallel chains strut down the centre of the Italian peninsula, curving from northeast to southwest, from thigh to toe, with a bit of a dogleg in the middle. (IT) It’s just about impossible to go from the Adriatic to the Mediter...

Sheri Rabanal did not plan to open a restaurant as soon as she graduated college. She planned to work at a restaurant, gaining experience until she took the leap. It was her parents’ insistence that she should not put off her dreams that led her to opening Taglia Fresh Italian in September. “The support of my family made it the right moment,” Raban...

Reflecting on his upbringing in Melrose Park, recently elected Willow Springs Mayor John M. Carpino says, “I realize when my grandparents immigrated they helped one another. The community came together and I never forgot the need to help others.” Carpino was raised by his mother and grandmother, his grandfather and father having passed away while h...

Orange Coast College baseball coach John Altobelli was among the victims of the helicopter crash that also killed former Lakers star Kobe Bryant, OCC assistant coach Ron La Ruffa confirmed Sunday, Jan 26. Altobelli’s brother Tony, Orange Coast College’s sports information director, told CNN that Altobelli’s wife Keri and daughter Alyssa also were a...

ll Sottosegretario Ivan Scalfarotto sara’ in visita a Washington nelle giornate di lunedi e martedi. La missione si svolge all’indomani della decisione del Presidente Trump di incrementare i dazi sui prodotti derivanti da alluminio e acciaio, nel pieno della discussione sulla possibile attuazione da parte di alcuni Paesi europei di una tassa sui se...

Il presidente della regione Sicilia Nello Musumeci ha incontrato alcune delegazioni di associazioni siciliane provenienti da Boston Massachussettes, Chicago, Hartford Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia e dal Texas, rappresentate dalla Confederazione Siciliani Nord America in occasione del pranzo di benvenuto organizzato dalla Federazio...