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John Cena has just set a new record — and it didn't happen in the wrestling ring. The Guinness Book of World Records recognized the actor and WWE superstar for the most wishes granted through the Make-A-Wish foundation, coming in at 650. Cena has become one of the most popular wrestlers in the history of the WWE since his 2002 debut. He granted his...

We start with an unequivocal fact: 16 Tre Bicchieri is a record for Sardinia and, if we compare that to the number of wines sent for tasting, the region is among the best performing in Italy. Having said that, it would be wrong to stop at just this figure. The quality of the wine continues to grow from harvest to harvest, and it's appropriate to co...

The 40th Annual Nutley-Belleville Columbus Day & Italian Heritage Month festivities commemorating Columbus’ historic voyage to the New World will be celebrated Sunday, October 9. The Columbus Day & Italian Heritage Month Parade will kick off at Belleville High School at 1:30 p.m. The Parade route will travel along Joralemon Street, turn at Franklin...

Leonardo da Vinci is possibly, along with Michelangelo and Dante, the most famous name in Italian art. His ingenuity didn’t only give us some of the most iconic paintings in the world – the Mona Lisa and the Last Supper, just to mention the, perhaps, most famous of them all – but also creative inventions and incredible urbanistic solutions – the ne...

Early in Rachele Rastelli’s career with St. John’s, the team traveled to Philadelphia to face Big East foe Villanova. Coach Joanne Persico decided it would be fun to take Rastelli and her other Italian player, Erica Di Maulo, to see one of the city’s most famous tourist attractions. No, not the Liberty Bell or Independence Hall. What else would an...

Why open a coastal Italian restaurant on the Upper East Side? Well, the neighborhood has a coast of its own, according to Mark Barak. "We're not too far from the river," joked Barak, founder and CEO of La Pecora Bianca — a group of chic Italian restaurants opening its first Upper East Side location on Thursday. The eagerly anticipated restaurant wi...

Traffic might have been a little lighter going to work on Monday on some Colorado roadways, since state employees had a paid holiday. So did some other workers, including Adams County staff. But an informal on-the-street survey in Colorado Springs showed most people were unaware of Monday’s holiday. For the third year, the first Monday in October w...

While I’m writing this article, I’m flying over the city of Bologna on an airplane. From up here, I can see the little shadow of the plane drawing a trajectory over the clusters of forests, vineyards and red-bricked rooftops of the gorgeous capital of the Emilia-Romagna region. The plane’s shadow looks like the icon of the mouse on the desktop, poi...

October is Italian American History and Heritage Month, and we’re incredibly proud of the mark Italian immigrants and Italian Americans left on both Greenwich Village and the East Village. Did you know our neighborhoods are home to the oldest Italian church in the United States, some of the oldest Italian American institutions in the country, and n...

Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli inaugurated a two-week light show on the façade of St Peter's Basilica, telling the story of the first pope, at the Vatican on Sunday night. The eight-minute video charting the life of the apostle will light up St Peter's each night until 16 October - from 21.00 to 23.00 - with a projection every 15 minutes. Cardinal Ma...

Friday, October 7th – 530pm cocktails, 630pm dinner & show. Italian Club Of Tampa - 1731 E 7th Ave Tampa, Florida. Tickets are available for purchase by CLICKING HERE! Join us as we welcome back national recording artist, Sal “The Voice” Valentinetti, for BELLA NOTTE, a cabaret style dinner show. Guests will enjoy a cocktail hour in our Club’s Cant...

Louis Lanza's name is practically synonymouswith Peekskill restaurants. The longtime restaurateur behind the Hudson Hospitality Group owns Fin & Brew, River Outpost (part of the Factoria complex), Taco Dive Bar and Bajarito, and has his hand in everything from the Paramount Theater and Arts10566, to the Boys and Girls Club and the Railroad Avenue M...