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The Feast of the Madonna Dei Martiri returns this weekend, with two days of music on Thursday and Friday, Sept. 9 and 10, before the Feast begins on Saturday, Sept. 11, and continues into Sunday, Sept. 12. The Hoboken Italian Festival is a four day festival, but no day is greater than Saturday, the “Feast” day, when the 800 lb. statue of Madonna De...

Thu, September 9, 2021. 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM CEST. Online event by Luca Cottini. Register here. The Italian 17th century was a time of rupture and a creative laboratory of innovative ideas (in architecture, science, music, and urban development). Monteverdi, Galileo, Caravaggio and Bernini belonged to a common cultural soil, which nurtured a new exper...

During many treks to the Jersey Shore I take different routes, my favorite being Route 40 East because it passes through quaint small towns and farmland. My small red Fiat 500X zips past a handful of farmers’ produce stands promoting freshly picked strawberries, watermelons and peaches, festive garden stores, local wineries, various gift shops, a w...

A little bit of Italy has arrived! A family-owned pizzeria and Italian restaurant is making its debut. Sandro’s Pizzeria and Italian Restaurant is in Christiansburg—tucked in the corner of the new Marketplace shopping center. “Me, my brother and my sister grew up in the restaurant business. And my brother and I have opened up restaurants over the d...

St. Anthony’s annual Italian Heritage Festival will take place 2 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11 at Glassboro’s town square. Celebrating the cultural roots and the history of Italians in America, the event will begin with procession from the St. Anthony’s Mutual Aid Society on Church Street to Rowan Boulevard, featuring the St. Anthony’s statue, deco...

Requirements: Must have a work permit; Native Italian; University degree, preferably in Education; Passion for teaching children; Previous experience in teaching children; Creative, flexible, motivated and with a positive personality. Il/la candidato/a ideale dovrà coordinare insegnanti, sillabi, materiale, libri, e formazione delle classi, con il...

The first annual Mid-Atlantic Italian American Medical Awards dinner will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, 6825 Norwich Drive, Philadelphia. The dinner will present “A Taste of Italy,” catered by Luigi & Giovanni Caterers and the Gran Caffe L’Aquila. Admission is $250. The event, hosted by the Hon. Ama...

To know Newark is to love Newark. That might be one way to sum up the heartfelt tribute Daniel P Quinn has made to his beloved city in his new insightful book, “Newark, Italy + Me.” Newark remains the largest city in New Jersey with a population of about 312,000. The city is most famous, today, perhaps, because of the large airport named after her....

The W Philadelphia, a hotel nearly a decade in the making on Chestnut Street across from Prince Music Theater in Center City, has opened with a spiffy Italian restaurant with its own street entrance. Dolce Italian is a spinoff of LDV Hospitality’s Dolce in Miami, which in 2015 won the Bravo show Best New Restaurant. LDV’s restaurant holdings includ...

Italian festivals are a long-held tradition in the Garden State. The celebrations, often fundraisers for the local church or other organizations, usually include rides, games of skill, entertainment and tons of freshly made food. While well-known Italian-American foods like spaghetti and meatballs and eggplant parm heroes are popular, more traditio...

The Italian-themed amusement park, DelGrosso’s, has a lot of family fun going on for Labor Day Weekend. It is the last weekend the Laguna Splash Water Park will be open, but the rides and food are going to stick around through September. This weekend the park has a lot of events and deals! Sunday, September 5th, FrontLine YouthFest will have a free...

New York City definitely has the largest Italian American population in the nation, yet Philadelphia is in second place. Italian Americans in the city primarily live in South Philadelphia. Many Italian immigrants began arriving in South Philadelphia from the northern Italian regions of Liguria and Veneto in the 1860s. According to the 1870 census,...