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Reminiscent of the Italian Festivals that took place on Wooster Street in New Haven, the North Haven Son's & Daughters of Italy Lodge 2805 will present their "Italian Festival of Angels" on the North Haven Town Green Friday, Aug. 23, 4 to 10 p.m., and Saturday, Aug. 24, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. The Procession of Angels will take place Saturday, 4 p.m...

By Gina Biancardi   Are you one of the 175,000 Italian-Americans living on Staten Island? Whether you consider yourself "Italian-American" or "American-Italian" or simply American with some traces of Italian ancestors, I wonder what significance being "Italian" has to you and to your family.   For me, as a first-generation Italia...

"Porterò con me a Bruxelles la Mela di cristallo che mi ha regalato", ha detto il ministro degli Esteri Federica Mogherini al sindaco Bill de Blasio durante l'incontro al Consolato Generale, il quale ha risposto in italiano augurandole "buona fortuna" per l'incarico di Alto rappresentante per la Politica Estera Ue che va ad assumere. Gremito oltre...

by Riccardo Chioni Il villaggio di Millbrook nel Upstate New York ha inaugurato il Museum in the Street, il primo che racconta la storia dell'immigrazione in lingua inglese e italiana attraverso 29 pannelli disseminati in strade e parchi per promuovere il proprio senso di identità storica e tramandarla alle future generazioni. Alla cerimonia del...

For centuries, immigrants have been seeking a home in the Berkshires. Though the landscape of immigration has changed considerably over the last century, the Berkshires continues to welcome people from many parts of the world. The Italian family of Sonsinis look back to an earlier wave of European immigrants.   Joe and Theresa (nee Troiano)...

October is National Sausage Month, and Americans surveyed have crowned a king. An online survey found Italian sausage edging out breakfast sausage as America's favorite, with kielbasa and bratwurst in the number three and four slots. This news comes from the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC), who worked with Harris Poll to survey more t...

Italian master glassblower Lino Tagliapietra has a thing for undulating shapes and eye-catching color. For those unfamiliar with his work, even a cursory Google image search makes this abundantly clear.   In a new installation titled "Metamorphosis," however, the 80-year-old artist created a series of open and closed glass forms in soft gray...

Dalla Baia di Oakland, in California, Renato Sardo, 45 anni, guarda con curiosità agli americani e al loro strano rapporto con la pastasciutta. «Devono ancora capire la differenza tra pasta fresca e secca. Prima o poi dovrò decidermi a organizzare un corso», dice, a metà tra lo scherzo e il progetto.   Negli Stati Uniti Renato è arrivato die...

For our occasional food series, Farm to Fork, we went to a small Somerville office park near a junk car lot. Inside, behind a red door there's a kitchen and a little piece of Italy. According to Tremont 647 chef and owner Andy Husbands, this kitchen has some of the best mozzarella around.   The company is called Fiore de Nonno — or "gra...

Though rich foods and sweets tend to dominate the holiday season, at least one segment of the population celebrates with a marginally lighter meal.   The Feast of the Seven Fishes is an Italian tradition, brought here by Italian-Americans. As the name suggests, it's a seafood-heavy affair, one that pays homage to a Catholic custom of abstain...

Italian luxury house Bottega Veneta (Kering Group) is opening a new flagship store in New York at 740 Madison Avenue in New York. The new store covers 24,000 square feet and is made up of 3 buildings. Bottega Veneta has been operating a flagship store on Fifth Avenue, with the other two smaller stores likely to merge into the new larger flagship st...

By Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara   It was an honor on Tuesday morning at the state Capitol to pay tribute to the late Mario Cuomo.   Former Governor Mario Cuomo will be remembered for his integrity and dedicated public service to our state, so it was fitting that we remembered his legacy with an Assembly resolution. I was proud to b...