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In the light of recant events, some misguided souls have started a movement to remove the long standing Statue of Christopher Columbus located on the corner of Mohawk St and the Parkway in Utica New York.  For those of us that have a good handle of our history we believe the statue should be allowed to stay. In recent years many false versions of h...

Le Marche region – Its colors, scents and sounds. A multi-sensory journey across this Italian gem. Join the Italian Cultural Center this Fall as we showcase Italy’s regional richness and diversity in our new series "Viaggi per l’Italia" (Travels through Italy). For the first appointment, we discover Le Marche, an awe-inspiring region along the Adri...

Houston City Council members sparred at their Sept. 30 meeting over whether to recognize the second Monday of October as “Indigenous Peoples Day.” Several indigenous activists spoke during the public comment session the day before council’s vote.“This will allow citizens to finally recognize our rich heritage and represent a huge step of healing an...

Sat, Oct 3, 2020 at 2:00 PM. Harrison Public 2 Library, Bruce Avenue, Harrison, NY, USA More info here. In celebration of Italian American Heritage Month, educator Toni McKeen will discuss what motivated mass emigration, what it was like to get to the port, and to travel across the ocean. You will see examples of the health inspection cards, telegr...

After the killing of George Floyd in February, Montclair High School students raised their voices, organizing a Black Lives Matter march attended by more than 4,200; forming an Instagram group called "Black at MHS" with more than 2,000 followers, raising money, and holding a protest on Juneteenth with students from Montclair Kimberley Academy atten...

October is Italian-American Heritage Month! It’s time for all Italians and Italian-Americans to celebrate with renewed pride our common roots, culture and values. Congratulations to all the Italians and Italian-Americans mentioned in this year’s Proclamation by Massachusetts Governor Charles D. Baker and especially to Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of...

In 1482, Leonardo da Vinci left his hometown of Florence for a new opportunity. He had managed to gain employment at the court of Milan, where Ludovico Sforza “Il Moro” reigned as the de facto duke. There, Leonardo painted one of his most remarkable portraits, a likeness of a teenaged girl named Cecilia Gallerani, who was Ludovico’s favorite mistre...

Nonna Rosa Italian Restaurant is now serving its customers in South Carolina with a new website. The newest website of the well-loved authentic Italian restaurant is handcrafted with love by Advanced Website Strategies, the best digital marketing company in Bluffton, SC. With its new site launch, Nonna Rosa aims to share its classic Italian menu wi...

Members and friends of the Fratelli della Santa Fede (Brothers of the Holy Faith), or Sanfedisti for short, returned to Amunì Ristorante in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn Thursday evening to celebrate some of our September patrons. Our dinner for the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary earlier in the month was so enjoyable we jumped at the opportunity to go b...

L'Italia sconosciuta, quella dei piccoli paesi abbarbicati sulla roccia, adagiati lungo le vallate o affacciati su specchi d'acqua. Facciamo un viaggio lontano dalle principali rotte, lontano dalla città, per scoprire il patrimonio meno esplorato del nostro paese, quello del borghi sconosciuti.  Viaggiando alla scoperta del nostro paese è facile in...

The Covid-19 pandemic will not affect Italy’s leadership as the world’s leading wine producer. In fact, the 2020 grape harvest should reach 47.2 million hectolitres, down only 1% compared to 2019. A minimal drop which will still ensure Italy’s leadership in production in 2020, given that France and Spain are expected to reach 43.4 and 43 million he...

"From Venice to the edge of the Universe: thirty years of discoveries with the Hubble Space Telescope” is an event part of #weareISSNAF, a series of webinars organized by the Italian Scientists & Scholars in North America Foundation, ISSNAF, in partnership with the Italian Embassy in Washington DC, the network of Italian Consulates and Italian Cult...