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St. Michael Catholic Church will host its second annual St. Anthony Festival celebration at 9 a.m. June 23 at 1029 College Ave. The event includes mass, followed by a procession of the Blessed Sacrament and statues of saints while praying the rosary. A spaghetti dinner prepared by the Sons of Italy will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost for the...

Often called the guardian of the Eternal City, the Castel Sant’Angelo has dominated vistas on the west side of the Tiber River as it bends toward the Vatican for almost two millennia. An imperial burial chamber, an asylum for hundreds, a courtly fortress for Popes, a prison for torment, and lastly a stately, national museum, Castel Sant’Angelo has...

A sold-out Gianni Falchi Stadium crowd in Bologna witnessed history asUnipolSai Bologna beat prevously undefeated L&D Amsterdam 8-0 on June 8, 2019 to regain possession of the European Champions Cupfrom the Dutch on Italian soil. UnipolSai Bologna starter Raoul Rivero(7.2 innings pitched, 4 hits, 1 walk and 14 strikeouts), recipient of an emotional...

È entrata nel vivo “The Authentic Italian Table”, iniziativa a valorizzazione delle eccellenze del Made in Italy agroalimentare autentico promossa da Assocamerestero e realizzata da 23 Camere di Commercio italiane all’estero (CCIE) con la partecipazione di Alitalia, in qualità di “Official Airline Carrier” in 10 sedi. La manifestazione, in corso f...

If you have not already heard his name, chances are that luxury wear is not something that attracts much of your attention. For the fame of Brunello Cucinelli, who lives in a remote village in Italy, has spread far and wide. He is also a favourite designer of many of our contemporary tech titans. In fact, a delegation from the Silicon Valley, inclu...

This past weekend, my husband, Dan, and I attended Mass at St. James Cathedral in Seattle. Fr. Mike Ryan and his amazing team create a beautiful Mass experience in that grand structure.  When the notes of the monumental brass organ at one end combine with the soaring voices of the choir at the other, we folks in the middle are quite simply transpor...

Upon arriving at this unassuming establishment, it can feel as if you have stepped right into a companion’s residence. The simple color scheme and non-glitzy nature of Baratta’s truly fit the south-side neighborhood that surrounds it. My friend and I stopped in on a recent weekday and were seated at the multi-room venue in less than a minute. What...

A Doric building believed to date back to the sixth or fifth century BC has emerged at the famed ancient Greek site of Paestum near Naples after thick undergrowth was cleared. Archaeologists discovered capitals, columns, cornices and other features on the building. The most surprising feature is a panel, probably a so-called metope, in sandstone de...

Three area residents were recently honored with Leonardo da Vinci awards, an annual recognition given to Italian-Americans of achievement. Honored were Kankakee cardiologist Dr. Mario Massullo; Bert Jacobson, who as been president for six years of the Americo Vespucci Lodge of the Sons of Italy in Kankakee County; and Marie Marsalli, president of t...

On one side is Santa Teresa di Gallura, on the other are Castelsardo and Sassari. Between them, the Mediterranean, pine forests, dunes, and beaches. The mistral wind blows constantly, shaping the granite cliffs, shaking the juniper trees, sculpting this stretch of coast in northern Sardinia that have come to be known as Costa Paradiso (Paradise Coa...

One of the key features of the F-35 Lightning II 5th generation aircraft is the ability to act as a real node of a Command and Control system by means of datalinks. The stealth jet is equipped with the Link 16, a widely used TDL (Tactical Data Link) that acts as a sort of “backdoor” allowing the F-35 to communicate with legacy aircraft and perform...

Parmacotto, the gourmet cold cut and meat brand, 100% made in Italy, will be presenting at the 65th Annual Summer 2019 Fancy Food Show Sunday, June 23rd - Tuesday, June 25th. Parmacotto will celebrate at Summer 2019 Fancy Food Show the launch of his products in the United States market. Earlier this year, Parmacotto launched their product line to t...