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by Mike Riccetti   Italian restaurants have been an especially beloved fixture in America for at least a century.   Featuring flying pizzas, slippery strands of spaghetti paired with plump meatballs that most have savored since childhood, tomato sauce ladled and consumed by the pint, garlickly and buttered toasted bread quick to leave...

Millikan High School in Long Beach Looking for Full-Time Long-Term Substitute Italian High School Teacher   Position will begin sometime between Nov. 9- 30 and last to the end of the school year. Teacher will teach Italian 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, and 7-8. Hourly pay reflects the long term substitute rate that is posted on LBUSD's website. W...

Onesti Entertainment will continue its yearlong celebration of the 100th anniversary of Frank Sinatra's birthday with a hallmark performance by his son on Nov. 11 at the Arcada Theater in St. Charles.   In stories, photos and videos, Frank Sinatra Jr. will deliver first-hand recollections of life on and off stage with his iconic father in "S...

By Leslie Brody   My late husband Elliot used to rhapsodize about childhood visits with his grandmother to Bronx's Arthur Avenue, where they would eat, shop and eat some more. We never had a chance to go there together before he died of cancer seven years ago.   After getting married again this summer, I heard my new husband's cousin,...

Barilla, the world's leading pasta brand, today celebrates the grand opening of its new Region Americas Headquarters in Northbrook, Ill., situated within Chicago's North Shore business corridor. The Barilla family, including Chairman Guido Barilla and Vice Chairmen Luca Barilla and Paolo Barilla, joined Barilla CEO Claudio Colzani and Barilla Ameri...

By Stephanie Schorow   WHO'S IN CHARGE Owners Matteo and Francesca Ronzio — who relocated earlier this year from Italy — are seeking to create an Italian dining experience very different from the Italian-American cuisine familiar to New Englanders.   Ronzio has no quarrel with dark restaurants that heavily rely on tomato sauce, but...

Lìolà is not your typical neighborhood Italian restaurant in Queens. Owner and Chef Angelo Alaimo is serious about providing sophisticated, thoughtful dishes, fine wines and exceptional customer service that rival the top Italian restaurants in the entire New York Metropolitan area. Dinner commences with a plate of cubed parmesan, green and bl...

by Lesley Abravanel Pomellato jewelry hosted a special fundraiser for Baptist Health South Florida at the Ritz Carlton Key Biscayne Residences on Wednesday at which Andrea Bocelli sang for an hour for an intimate group of 75.   Bocelli's mother was seen in the audience, patting her heart as she was clearly moved and emotional during his per...

by Benedetta Cicconi Eleonora Granata è il neopresidente del Comitato degli italiani all'estero di Los Angeles recentemente rinnovato alle elezioni dello scorso aprile 2015 e che vede Claudio Fogu come Vicepresidente e Segretario, Cynthia Catalino alla tesoreria e come consiglieri Silvia Bizio, Francesco Brescia, Valerio Chiarotti, Gabriella Cri...

by Alessia Clusini   The Fondazione Archivio Diaristico Nazionale (National Diary Archive Foundation) is an award-winning public archive in the small Tuscan town of Pieve Santo Stefano. The Archive collects the diaries, letters and autobiographical memories of ordinary people.   The Archive, and its adjacent museum, brilliantly illumi...

by Chiara Beghelli   Luisa Spagnoli, in the Parisian clinic where she died when she was only 57 (in 1935), could hardly have imagined that 81 years later her story would be narrated in a two-episodes TV series dedicated to her entrepreneurial experience first in the chocolate sector and then in fashion.   In 1907, she founded in Perug...

Sitting down in the pizza parlor he has run for 40 years, owner Vincent Ferraro recalls the leap of faith it took to purchase the business for $15,000 back in 1976. Vincent was just 23 when he bought out "USA Pizza," and renamed it Glenville Pizza. But the young entrepreneur was good with numbers, understood pizza making and already had h...