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Legendary Newark politician Anthony Carrino, a former Newark police officer who represented the North Ward on the city council for 28 years, has passed away. Carrino was one of Newark Mayor Kenneth Gibson’s fiercest opponents during the twelve years that the two served together.  His final term on the Newark council overlapped with the four years U...

The island of San Pietro, off the south-western coast of Sardinia, opposite the coast of Sulcis, is the sixth largest island in Italy. In its 51 square kilometers, it comprises just one town, Carloforte, and many spectacular coves and inlets, where cliffs plunge into the sea. The island is of volcanic origin, with a hilly interior, but visitors com...

Looking for a mouthwatering Italian meal near you? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end Italian restaurants around Sacramento, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fill the bill. 1. The Waterboy Topping the list is The Waterboy, located at 2000 Capitol Ave. in Midtown. The wine bar, F...

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is marking the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci with a painting by the artist that will draw crowds but also pay solemn tribute to the larger-than-life Italian Renaissance painter, architect and inventor. “Saint Jerome Praying in the Wilderness” - an unfinished painting on wood on loan f...

Ron Onesti returned to Taylor Street with a bang last year, taking the venerable festa there to new heights. Never one to rest on his laurels, the president of Onesti Entertainment put the “icing” on the cassata with the addition this year of the Chicago Gelato Festival. The fest within a fest will feature samplings, demonstrations and a competitio...

Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill is a family-friendly dining spot found within the Hampton Inn with a casual, Tuscan-inspired setting. In fact, they offer Northern Italian dishes with a Mediterranean flair. Additionally, the Med Grill features an open kitchen, a dining room that takes inspiration from Tuscany and a lobby bar; Meanwhile, they have out...

Alfa Romeo of Danbury, the leading luxury car dealership in Danbury, Connecticut, is excited to announce that they are celebrating the success of their June deals by adding even more deals through to the end of July 2019. The Alfa Romeo dealerserves personal and business customers in Danbury as well as outlying areas, including Bethel, Sherman, Gay...

A city of glorious but tattered beauty, known for its vibrancy and, yes, a frisson of menace, Naples is now humming with visitors. In this Mediterranean capital watched over by the still-kicking Vesuvius volcano, tourist numbers have more than doubled since 2010, crime has dropped (notably, the murder rate is down 44 percent in 2018 over the previo...

Frankie Santoro and Angela Santoro-Castelli grew up in their parents’ restaurant, where they absorbed the importance of etiquette and geniality in the hospitality industry. Taking a cue from patriarch Vince Santoro’s heyday, the gregarious Frankie Santoro scoops up a patron’s children, mixes martinis and shares limoncello shots with equal aplomb th...

Ci sono voluti ben due anni per convincere Joe Quagliano, Presidente della Italian American Baseball foundation (IABF), affinché venisse a Messina, con il beneplacito della FIBS, per visitare gli impianti sportivi della Cittadella Universitaria ma soprattutto il rinato Stadio del Baseball Primo Nebiolo che sempre più sta diventando punto di riferim...

The Ishpeming Fourth of July Committee is happy to announce the Fourth of July fireworks will be lit at dusk in conjunction with the St. Rocco/St. Anthony Society's Italian Fest. The fireworks and Italian Fest will take place Saturday, July 27. The Fourth of July fireworks were canceled this year due to stormy weather, and they couldn’t have them t...

The Italian Association of the Olive Oil Industry (Assitol) has warned that producers in the country could lose up to $200 million a year if American tariffs on olive oil imports from the European Union are approved. Anna Cane, Assitol’s president, said that exports to the United States could fall by as much as 50 percent if the World Trade Organiz...