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The city will have to do without one of its most popular traditions this year, though organizers are confident it will return in 2021. La Festa Italiana at Our Lady of Mount Virgin Church will not be held for multiple reasons, organizer Frank DiGeronimo has told the city. The decision on whether to hold the summer festival was still up in the air t...

A group of Philadelphia business owners gathered Thursday to discuss the impact of additional tariffs authorized by the World Trade Organization on Italian products imported by the United States. Emilio Mignucci with DiBruno Bros. explains, many European exports this year, including cheese, wine and olive oil, were slapped with tariffs in retaliati...

Ever since TAPinto Montville broke the news of the new owner of the former Montville Inn, Michael Cetrulo’s vision for his new restaurant Locanda Vecchia last June, food-lovers have been asking, “When is it going to open?” Locals are salivating to make reservations for Montville’s newest restaurant, which will be a sister to Cetrulo’s others, which...

A time-honored tradition of celebrating La Pergola's anniversary continues this year with a tasting of gourmet Italian hors d'oeuvres and signature hand-made pastas, including pasta made in a wheel of Parmigiano Reggiano. The three-day celebration, February 11-13 from 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., will also feature music from local jazz musicians. "During o...

Friday, February 21, 2020. 5.30 pm - 7 pm Light Snack (coffee & cookies), Networking, and Presentation. History of the Italian Immigration Museum, 1834 E. Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19148. The event is $15 for all Filitalia members and $20 for non members. RSVP is required, so please reserve your ticket online. Join Angela Cacciarru and dis...

Tuesday February 11, 2020 at 5 PM. Lohrfink Auditorium, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University. 37th and O Streets, Washington, DC 20057. Christopher S. Celenza, Ph.D., Dr.phil, Dean of Georgetown College of Georgetown University in partnership with The Italian Research Institute of Georgetown College, the BMW Center for German & Europ...

Lavinia Biagiotti Cigna ha portato la sua storia imprenditoriale di successo a Philadelphia. Biagiotti, presidente e ceo della casa di moda romana, è stata invitata infatti a tenere una lecture alla Thomas Jefferson University di Philadelphia, una delle più prestigiose università degli Stati Uniti. Qui, di fronte alle autorità locali, al presidente...

In search of a new favorite Italian spot? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end Italian restaurants around Washington, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to satisfy your cravings. 1. Rose's Luxury Topping the list is Rose's Luxury. Located at 717 Eighth St. SE in Capitol Hill,...

South Philadelphia's Italian Market is the oldest continuously operating open air market in the United States, a surviving enclave of the American immigrant experience. While most neighborhoods undergo dramatic change after more than a century, the distinct character of the Italian Market has survived since it opened in 1891. A new episode of PBS'...

The Scranton Chapter of UNICO National will recognize an outstanding Italian-American male and female student-athlete at the Chapter’s inaugural Brian Piccolo Awards Dinner to be held at Arcaro & Genell’s Restaurant in Old Forge on Tuesday, May 12 at 6 p.m. Applicants will be graduating seniors from one of the 14 high schools in Lackawanna County....

Raphael (1483–1520) is recognized by many as the foremost figure of the classical tradition in Western painting. In celebration of the 500th anniversary of his death, the National Gallery of Art (6th and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20565) will present 26 prints and drawings from its own collection of works by Raphael’s contemporaries tha...

The Malacari family is building an ice cream empire in Luzerne County, expanding to yet another location. Frank Malacari said Friday his family plans to open another ice cream shop at a site they purchased at 33 S. Wyoming Ave. in Edwardsville that formerly housed Enterprise Rent-A-Car. “Customers on the West Side have been asking for a location th...