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L’Ambasciatore d’Italia negli Stati Uniti Armando Varricchio ha ricevuto il premio NIAF Leonardo da Vinci quale riconoscimento del suo impegno e lavoro per rafforzare i rapporti di amicizia tra Italia e Stati Uniti. Il premio è stato conferito all’Ambasciatore nel corso della serata inaugurale che precede il tradizionale Gala annuale della National...

Ciro Poppiti III has been appointed the new board president of Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition effective July 1. He will be supported by vice president Matt Stehl, treasurer Bradley Slaney and secretary Sue Bowlby. Poppiti has formerly served on the DBCC board as secretary, treasurer and vice president. He serves as New Castle County register of w...

Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 10:00am. The Athenaeum of Philadelphia, 219 S 6th Street (Washington Square), Philadelphia PA. Gen. Roberto Vittori, Space Attaché and ESA Astronaut; Prof. Veronica Bindi, NASA and University of Hawaii; Dr. Giuseppe Cataldo, Lead Systems Engineer, NASAQ&A to follow. This event is free but reservation is required. Rese...

When most people think about Hoboken they think of Ol’ Blue Eyes — Frank Sinatra; the “kid from Hoboken who got the breaks,” as writer Bruce Bliven coined him. All over the Mile Square, tributes pay homage to this musical and historical legend, as Hoboken was his birthplace and where he found his fame. The city is decorated with all things Sinatra...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is pleased to announce that Medicine, Media, and Patients: A New Professional Language, presented by Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO), will convene on Saturday, November 2, from 9 - 11:30 a.m. at the Omni Shoreham Hotel as part of the NIAF 44th Anniversary Gala Weekend. The conference will i...

November 14th 2019, Embassy of Italy, Washington DC. Please RSVP through this link: www.issnaf.org/issnaf-annual-event-2019-registration-form.html THE THEME OF THE ANNUAL EVENT. This year the main theme is linked to the world celebrations related to the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo Da Vinci. Art scholars, scientists and researchers wi...

Tucked into an unassuming block of Ventnor lies a little bit of authentic European flavor. Pulia is a casual, rustic culinary trip to Southern Italy and the first state-side location for restaurateur and co-owner Gennaro Comella. “Tasting the flavors of a region means discovering its soul, its essence, its culture. Pulia aims to share the culinary...

South Philly’s speakeasy-style Palizzi Social Club, a reinvention of a century-old hangout for Italian immigrants, is a members-only establishment — meaning if you aren’t able to score a membership card on one of the rare occasions they’re up for sale, a night of feasting on chef-owner Joey Baldino’s stuffed artichokes, grilled lamb chops, and spag...

After a deadly white nationalist riot in Charlottesville, Virginia, in 2017 forced cities around the world to reckon with their Confederate and other controversial monuments, Philly announced that it would remove its Frank Rizzo statue from the steps of the Municipal Services Building. In the weeks before the announcement, the statue had been egged...

The Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute, the Department of Italian and the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics at Georgetown University invite you to a book presentation by Pulitzer Prize winning writer Jhumpa Lahiri.  Jhumpa Lahiri is one of the most important voices of American literature. Her debut book, Interpreter of Maladies, wo...

Nick Terzella got into the food truck business at the right time in the greater Washington, D.C. area. When he launched his Bada Bing food truck in 2010, mobile kitchens were just becoming popular. The market wasn't yet saturated, and regulations were fairly easy. But Terzella's success wasn't all circumstantial. A professionally trained chef drive...

An Italian meat processing company is making its move into the American market with a roughly 64,000-square-foot production and wholesale distribution facility in Vineland, a city with historic connections to “the old country.” Rovagnati USA intends to expand the facility to about 500,000 square feet over approximately the next five years, accordin...