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Did Dave Portnoy just get tired of eating pizza? The Boston-based pizza reviewer and Barstool Sports founder has been bouncing between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia promoting his new sports betting app — and sampling as much pizza as he can stomach. Maybe Portnoy, who calls himself El Presidente, just needed a change of venue, or menu as it were. May...

The Associazione Regionale Abruzzese Delco has engaged the talents of Melissa Cannavo-Marino to host WVLT 92.1 FM’s “Viaggio Musicale,” a bi-lingual program at 6 p.m. Sunday evenings. The program is produced by ARA Delco’s Italian-American Media Productions and will appeal to Italians, Italian-Americans and “Lovers of all things Italian”. The forma...

Please join us at the 12th annual Union County-UNICO Columbus Day Flag Raising Ceremony at the Union County Courthouse in Elizabeth on Friday, October 9th at 1 p,m. This event was originally created through a partnership between the Plainfields UNICO Chapter and UNICO District X and the County of Union. This year's guest speaker is Buddy Fortunato...

Casey Patten, the Taylor Gourmet founder who reentered the cheesesteak business with Grazie Grazie, will test out pan pizza with a one-night pop-up next week at the Southwest Waterfront shop. Grazie Grazie (85 District Square SW) will accept pre-orders online for three types of pies on Monday, October 5, for dinnertime pickups Tuesday, October 6. “...

For over 60 years, Garden Communities has rolled out the welcome mat for their residents by providing them with quality constructed homes and exceptional customer service. Family owned; Garden Communities’ philosophy is to design communities where all resident’s needs are met. Garden Communities put great thought in the placement of their communiti...

Sunday, October 4, 2020 • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Zoom Webinar. Free | Registration is required. Join the History Center’s Italian American Program and filmmakers Marylou & Jerome Bongiorno for a screening of their short fiction film, “Columbus on Trial,” which imagines the ghost of 15th century Genovese explorer Christopher Columbus being interrogated...

At a time of planetarian stasis, it may seem odd to talk about transnationalism; and, yet, more than ever, we have become aware of the interconnections existing around the world. What insights can a transnational model offer us to critically rethink cultural and socio-economic relationships while keeping in mind older forms of border crossing (colo...

Stellina Pizzeria, the essential Italian street food spot that bakes neo-Neapolitan pies near Union Market, will plant a flag in Northern Virginia later this year. The restaurant, which became a fast hit when it opened in 2019, announced plans today for a new 2,000-square-foot lease at the Village at Shirlington (2800 S. Randolph Street). The new a...

Piazza di Roma is a beautiful event venue in Aberdeen, New Jersey, owned and hosted by Michael and Rosalia Pantina. More recently, they have created a picturesque garden afresco dining space called – Limoncello at Piazza di Roma. In fact, their Limoncello outdoor patio area was also designed by Mike Pantina Landscaping. He is a man of many talents....

The Italian American Police Society of NJ will be co-hosting an Italian American Flag Raising Ceremony n Sunday, October 4th at 11:o am with the Roma Club, UNIICO and other Italian organizations. At this event we will be recognizing the Italian American police officers that have lost their lives in the line of duty. The Roma Sports Club will provid...

The U.S. Army Garrison Italy leadership with the Commander’s Ready and Resilient Council Strength in Diversity Working Group hosted the first “A Conversation on Race” as part of the U.S. Army’s new initiative Project Inclusion Friday, Sept. 18. In the opening remarks, Maj. Gen. Andrew Rohling, commanding general of the U.S. Army Africa, stated “Pro...

The Pittsburgh Art Commission voted Wednesday to remove the Christopher Columbus statue — which has overlooked Oakland since 1958 — from Schenley Park. Italian Sons and Daughters of America has called Pittsburgh home since 1930, our organization is headquartered in this city, and we plan on vigorously fighting the decision. “ISDA will call upon May...