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Daniela Useli joined the ranks of Baltimore's family-owned Italian restaurants in 2011 when she opened tiny Daniela Pasta & Pastries in the heart of Hampden. She brought a Sardinian twist to town, adding her own touches to pasta dishes such as ravioli and lasagna, and to sweet treats like tiramisu and sugar-sprinkled palmier cookies — reci...

As the illustration at right so ably captures, what Christopher Columbus began 524 years ago, Italian Americans continue to this day.   Just as the seafaring explorer set out for the undiscovered country in a quest for knowledge, commerce and the promise of a better future for those he represented on his quest, so, too, do our political lead...

Sarà presto negli Usa la Redazione di Umdi UN MONDO D'ITALIANI, uno dei pochi giornali quotidiani al mondo dedicati agli italiani ovunque, dedicati agli italiani ovunque, diretto da Mina Cappussi, pronto a seguire gli eventi di Filitalia International, il Gran Galà, gli incontri con gli imprenditori italo-americani e con coloro che potrebbero ess...

When MX Solar USA, the U.S. subsidiary of an Italian solar panel manufacturer, ceased production at its Somerset County plant last year, it left a gash in the state's bleeding industry — until another Italian solar manufacturing firm recently started reversing the hemorrhaging by opening a warehouse in Parsippany. After growing its warehouse footp...

Philadelphia ha festeggiato la scorsa settimana il 50° anniversario del primo volo spaziale italiano e la grande collaborazione in campo aeronautico tra Italia e Stati Uniti con un seminario dal titolo "Flying High From Helicopters to Space: Italy and the United States, Fifty Years of Technological Partnership" organizzato dal Consolato Generale d'...

By Bill Clapper Strolling into Sorentos Italian Gourmet along Marlboro's lively main business district, we knew we were in a special place.   The furnishings and décor spoke of old world charm — or at least what we state-side bound-Americans envision as an Italian restaurant in Italy. Our waiter, dressed in all-black, greeted us and took ou...

500 Years of Italian Master Drawings from the Princeton University Art Museum focuses on the renowned collection of more than 1,000 Italian drawings at the Princeton University Art Museum, which includes significant works by artists Luca Cambiaso, Guercino, and Giambattista Tiepolo, as well as masterpieces by Carpaccio, Michelangelo, and Modigliani...

The Lido Civic Club will honor Italian Chamber of Deputies Representative Angela Fucsia Nissoli with its Lido Friendship Award at its annual Italian-American Congressional Reception on Capitol Hill on September 18, 2014. The Lido Friendship Award is bestowed on individuals who have made significant contributions to the Italian-American community....

by Caitlin Heaney West   Scranton chapter of UNICO hosts First Friday exhibit centering on Italian experience in NEPA. They came from thousands of miles away, leaving behind their families to cross the sea with little in their pockets beside their hopes.   This Friday, the Scranton chapter of UNICO National will celebrate the sac...

by ICS Board   Dear ICS friends,We are pleased to inform you that Film Movement's latest release, "Human Capital," is coming to Landmark E Street Cinema this Friday, February 27. "Human Capital" has received rave reviews from critics and audiences alike.   HUMAN CAPITAL begins at the end, as a cyclist is run off the road by a car...

By Kevin Shea A 7-foot statue of Christopher Columbus that stands in front of the Italian American Heritage Center in Hamilton was defaced with graffiti sometime this weekend, police and officials said. Columbus' face was painted black, the number 13 was written on his chest and the letters "FU" were scrawled on the ground in front of the ped...

by Natalie Kostelni   Three years ago, Midwood Management of New York had proposed a 32,000-square-foot retail center for a large lot it owned at the corner of 9th Street and Washington Avenue in the Italian Market of Philadelphia. The project would have been the first new addition of its size to the South Philadelphia open market in re...