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by David J. Spatz   Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa will turn some heads with one of its late-winter entertainment offerings. Which only seems fair, because this particular star has been turning heads with both her stunning beauty and her acting chops for the better part of 60 years. The biggest name on the casino's entertainment schedu...

Consider the Sarros family's participation in a Lakeview street festival this weekend to be a preview of what will soon be regular fare at Tina's Italian Ice, a new, not-yet-opened store at 1050 W. Bryn Mawr in Edgewater.   The 850-square-foot store should open within the first 10 days of June and replaces what had been a florist shop. It's...

Habitat for Humanity of Frederick County hosted their 4th annual Festa Italiana event at Rose Hill Manor Park this afternoon. Community members had the chance to experience Italian culture while supporting Habitat for Humanity. The event had authentic Italian style music and more than 20 stands offering food from local Italian restaurants. &n...

By Sonja Reis Dressed in green, white and red — the colors of the Italian flag — the 10-foot-tall carnival puppet known as "Miss. V.B." watched over the hundreds who flocked to Stowe recently to celebrate the anniversary of a society formed by Italian immigrants there in 1916.   Known by a number of nicknames, including "Baby Doll," "Honey,...

By Jacques Kelly P. Michael Pezzella, a retired Baltimore public schools principal who was wounded in the Korean War and helped establish a war memorial in Canton, died Saturday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center after suffering a fall at his home.   The Forest Hill resident was 86. Born in Baltimore and raised on North Avenue, he was the...

Grazie ad una iniziativa dell'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington, gli studenti dell'AP Italian Language che viaggeranno con la compagnia di bandiera italiana per recarsi dagli Stati Uniti in Italia avranno uno sconto del 5% sul costo del volo in classe economica. L'iniziativa è stata resa possibile grazie alla "sensibilità" dell'Alitalia, che, spieg...

Opening march 2nd, Intensely romantic and beguiling Manon Lescaut is the first tragic heroine in a long list of Puccini favorites. Patricia Racette makes her role debut in John Pascoe's "impassioned, sensual production" (Baltimore Sun). Sentenced by her parents to a life in the convent, Manon escapes to Paris with her young lover, the student Chev...

Il futuro accordo di libero scambio tra Usa e Ue? Il sistema produttivo italiano non ha dubbi: porterà solo vantaggi. Smaccatamente ottimisti i caseifici della mozzarella di Bufala campana, pronti a scommettere su un boom delle vendite negli Usa di ben il 40 per cento. Più prudenti i produttori di macchinari, per i quali l'aumento dell'export verso...

E' andata a Brian Boitano, ex campione olimpico di pattinaggio sul ghiaccio, medaglia d'oro a Calgary nel 1988, e noto presentatore televisivo americano, l'11esima edizione del Premio Radici della Regione Liguria. La consegna è avvenuta stamane a Favale di Malvaro, in provincia di Genova, in occasione della 53esima edizione della Festa dell'Emigran...

These days it is commonplace for design whipper- snappers to roll out books celebrating their latest interiors. But Mario Buatta, a premier American decorating talent who has been working since the late 1950s, has patiently waited until now to take the publishing plunge. "I wasn't looking for more business," the septuagenarian Prince of Chintz...

Nel 2012 l'Italia ha esportato negli USA 133 mila tonnellate di oli vergini di oliva per un valore di 403 milioni di Euro su un totale di circa 1,3 miliardi di Euro di export in tutto il mondo. Vale a dire che un terzo di tutto l'export di olio extra vergine di oliva targato made in Italy vola verso gli USA che restano il primo mercato di riferimen...

By Tim Carman   When Katherine Burk left a photo exhibit downtown in search of lunch Thursday afternoon, she suggested to her husband and two friends that they stop at Famous Luigi's. Burk was feeling nostalgic: At age 15, she had her first date at the old RKO Keith's theater, where the Old Ebbitt Grill now sits, and followed up a screening...