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Rosaria Piomelli (née Agrisano) was born in Naples, Italy, on October 24, 1937. She stayed in her hometown where she received her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in 1954 and 1955, respectively. By 1960, M. Rosaria had immigrated to the United States and received a Bachelor of Architecture from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Fo...

Clique will open Bottiglia Ristroante and Enoteca on April 20, a restaurant focused on its herb-friendly Italian cuisine, robust wine selection, and breathtaking ambiance. The kitchen, helmed by acclaimed chef Brian Massie, will pride itself on savory and approachable cuisine, from crisp salads and antipastos, to fresh seafood and open-range meats....

Una delegazione composta dal Professor Roberto Baldoni, Direttore del Laboratorio Nazionale di Cyber Security del CINI e dal Professor Paolo Prinetto, Presidente del CINI (Consorzio Interuniversitario Nazionale per l'Informatica) ha concluso, il 9 aprile, un'intensa settimana di incontri a Washington con significativi interlocutori dell'Amministraz...

Flames have significantly damaged an iconic Italian restaurant in Monongalia County. No injuries were reported in the Saturday morning blaze at Colasante's Ristorante and Pub in Westover.   But, there was significant damage to the building. The property included the long-time restaurant, apartments, and office space.   Read more...

"In tutti i miei incontri, dal presidente Barack Obama in giù, ho visto una grandissima attenzione verso l'Italia. In questo momento siamo considerati come un Paese portatore di idee nuove": il nuovo ambasciatore italiano a Washington, Armando Varricchio, dal dossier Libia al caso Regeni, passando per le ripercussioni in Italia della campagna elett...

One of the primary reasons we started The Italian American Podcast was to help fellow Italian Americans learn more about their Italian ancestors.   Our goal is that our podcast interviews will inspire you to want to learn more about your ancestors and where you came from; but once you become inspired, how do you actually do it?   Read...

When: June 20 @ 7:30 am - 8:00 pmWhere: White Beeches Golf and Country Club, 70 Haworth Drive, Haworth, NJ United States The Coccia Foundation's 15th Annual Italian Studies Golf Classic will be held on Monday, June 20, 2016 at the White Beeches Golf & Country Club in Haworth, N.J. The outing begins with a delicious hot and cold break...

In their first move after closing Baffo, Eataly Chicago today will open a second pizza concept. It's called Pizza alla Pala, named after the wooden paddles the puffy central Italian pizzas are served on. The opening is described as a way to liven-up the second floor piazza and is expected to be the first in a series of moves.   No, they're a...

In its 100th year, the annual feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel has found ways to keep people coming back year after year. Even those who haven't lived in the city for decades, like Kelly L. Parody, said the Italian festival was a required stop. On Friday, the Florida resident lined up to buy a bag of sweetened fried dough, also known as a Fri...

In this episode we talk with Pat Harrison on the Italian-American values she received from her family, the unique leadership of Italian-American women, and Italian-American stereotypes. The Honorable Patricia de Stacy Harrison is the president and chief executive officer of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), the leading funder of public...

Fifteen distinguished professional Italian Americans were honored with a Leonardo da Vinci Award of Excellence at the 15th Annual Reception and Ceremony on May 1, 2016, at White Eagle Banquets in Niles. The event was hosted by the Grand Lodge of Illinois and Wisconsin, Order Sons of Italy in America. Serving as Master of Ceremonies, the Hon. Antho...

Zach Pollack's new restaurant Cosa Buona is going to put fried cheese back in the spotlight. Even the worst mozzarella sticks are still pretty good. If you have at least one opposable thumb and a working knowledge of toaster ovens, you can turn a bag of freezer-aisle TGI Friday's cheese logs into a deeply soul satisfying plate of food.  ...