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Does Sam Montalbano know how to say no? Terry Young of Springfield doesn’t think so. “I don’t know that he’s told anybody no," said Young, who nominated Montalbano for The State Journal-Register’s 2019 First Citizen Award. “He’s always been the guy, no matter what you needed, you knew you could always count on him to do whatever was asked of him.”...

Wednesday November 13, 2019 AT 6:30PM - 8PM. Busboys and Poets, 450 K St, Giovanni Room, Washington, DC 20001. IBM, the CIA, and the Cold War Conspiracy to Shut Down Production of the World's First Desktop Computer. Booktalk, By Meryle Secrest, Award-winning Author and recipient of Presidential National Humanities Medal. Prof. Mario Tchou was a bri...

Some 250 packs of the offending crisps were confiscated by an Italian anti-food-fraud squad in the Prosecco-producing Conegliano area, after authorities said Pringles had used the Prosecco name without permission.  "Identity theft cannot be allowed," Agricultural Policy Minister Teresa Bellanova told Italian media, explaining that the objectionable...

Hungry? A new neighborhood Italian spot has you covered. Called Adriano’s Italian Restaurant, the newcomer is located at 7801 Alma Drive, Suite 127. On the menu, expect to see items like New York-style pizza, stromboli, fried ravioli and chicken marsala. Salads and soups are also on offer, as well as desserts. With a 3.5-star rating out of four rev...

On Sunday, many headed to Hutchinson Square in Summerville for the 7th Annual Italian Festival. The family-fun event featured Italian-inspired music and food. Jay Lombardo, the Executive Director of the Summerville Italian Festival, said the event serves a bigger cause to the community. Money raised at the fest goes back in to Dorchester District T...

In 1492, Christopher Columbus, of course, sailed the ocean blue. And on his journey home, he wrote a letter to his patrons, King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain, describing his discovery of the new world, and in effect, asking for more money to make another trip. Columbus' voyage marked one of the great plot points in history. Upon his return...

Visiting DiPasquale's Italian Marketplace is an assault on the senses in the very best way. The Italian grocery and deli is known for both its sandwiches and the plethora of Italian ingredients available in the shop. It smells fantastic; looks wild, with stacks and piles of colorful foodstuffs in every corner; and is guaranteed to make stomachs gro...

Some of Chicago’s best young singers will perform arias and art songs by iconic Italian composers at the Italian Cultural Center at Casa Italia’s Vocal Scholarship Awards Dinner and Concert. The event will start at 2 p.m. on Nov. 10 in the Mentesana Weber Chandelier Room of the Community Center at Casa Italia and feature a wine-and-cheese reception...

Wednesday, 11/06/2019 - 7:00pm. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò22 W 12th St, New York, NY 10011. Idea by/starring Eleonora Micali. Written and directed by Stefano Maria Palmitessa. A true story, where fiction is just background to scenes from real life narrated in this monologue or - better - a "nonologo" [Nonna-logue], as author Stefano Maria Palmite...

Thomas D’Alesandro III, a former Baltimore mayor affectionately known as “Young Tommy” and member of a storied political family, died at his North Baltimore home Sunday of stroke complications. He was 90 years old. The oldest brother of U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Mr. D’Alesandro was mayor for one tumultuous term, from 196...

Since October has been designated Italian-American Heritage and Culture Month, Casa Belvedere, the Italian Cultural Foundation, hosted a Columbus Day Dinner & Casa Cavalieri and Dame Designation Ceremony that saw some 125 revelers come out to support the Grymes Hill cultural. The evening, staged in the mansion that once served as home to the Roebli...

Il 29 settembre scorso Deborah Jean Elsbree Del Sesto ha terminato il suo incarico presso il Consolato Onorario a Providence, per raggiunti limiti di età. A darne notizia è il Consolato generale d’Italia a Boston che dalla stessa data è tornato ad occuparsi direttamente delle pratiche dei connazionali residenti in Rhode Island. Finchè non sarà nomi...