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The much-anticipated Palo Alto outpost of San Francisco favorite Pizzeria Delfina is opening its doors at 651 Emerson St. this Sunday, April 13.   The restaurant, which serves Southern Italian fare with a Northern California tilt, replaced veteran restaurant Empire Tap Room, which shuttered in April 2013.   Read more   Source:&...

The 19th Annual Italian Festival, featuring a variety of vendors, games and rides for children, as well as live entertainment, will be held May 15-17 at St. Philip Neri Church, 292 Munn Road E. in Fort Mill.   Festival participants can indulge in homemade Italian specialties, such as eggplant Parmesan and cannolis, available for dine in, enj...

LA PROSSIMA 'Apple computer' potrebbe nascere in Italia. E' importante che il governo e le istituzioni finanziarie sostengano le nuove aziende e consentano loro di crescere": parola di Nolan Bushnell, l'uomo che ha rivoluzionato il mondo dei videogame fondando Atari e che in cinquant'anni di attività ha lanciato la carriera di molte menti creative,...

Naples hosts four days of enogastronomy, art, culture and music for Wine &Thecity, running May 21st-24th.The Campanian Capital is set to open its historic palazzi, courtyards, art and design ateliers, boutiques and grand hotels for tastings, aperitivo and art happenings, all of which focus on the best of local wines. With over 100 different pa...

by Ken Beaton   "We're in Rome," was the June 5, 1944 lead headline in The Stars And Stripes, our armed forces daily newspaper. The front page was filled with Rome liberation stories. Stars and Stripes staff writer Sgt. Jack Raymond's headline was "Delirious Crowds Stop Tanks Jerry Couldn't."   "Rome, June 4 – The mighty armored...

Danny Aiello can play a terrifying tough guy like nobody else — but the beloved actor says he turned down a chance to play a vicious Mafioso in a new movie in order to tackle the much smaller role of a troubled priest.   Aiello, 80, told "The Steve Malzberg Show" on Newsmax TV that he was approached by director John Herzfeld to star in "Reac...

by Philip Caulfield   He was called "The Zamp" when he competed in the 5,000 meter run at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin and broke the Nazi color code by sharing a room with Jesse Owens. He was hailed a war hero for surviving 47 days in the shark-infested Pacific Ocean after his bomber was shot down — and two more years in a brutal Japanes...

Roma have Mehdi Benatia, Kevin Strootman and Juan Iturbe in their US tour squad, but Gervinho will join later.   The Giallorossi will fly out to begin their pre-season tour of USA, including a training camp in Orlando. Benatia is included in the list despite repeated transfer links to Manchester City and Chelsea.   Read more  ...

As we gaze into a frame, we cross a threshold from reality into the imagination and vision of the artist. But, what if that artistic vision contains yet another threshold, though which we are asked, once again, to cross? That is the thesis behind a new photographic exhibition at the Italian Cultural Institute that opens August 8th at 6:30PM and run...

By Rolando Vitale The Real Rockys: A History of the Golden Age of Italian Americans in Boxing 1900­–1955 is the first book to explore the history of Italian Americans in boxing. It is a fascinating collection of sociological essays and detailed appendices, examining the role and achievements of the Italian American prizefighter. From humble immigr...

di Michele Gatti   Martedì 9 Settembre sarà un giorno importante per il partito democratico statunitense. I cittadini dello stato di New York sono chiamati a scegliere il candidato democratico che sfiderà il repubblicano Rob Astorino nelle elezioni a governatore dello stato di New York in programma a novembre. Candidati alle primarie sono i...

Tufts University, Romance Languages: Italian Language Lecturer (Non-tenure-track)   Full-time Lecturer of Italian beginning September 1, 2015. The Department of Romance Languages is seeking a full-time lecturer in Italian to teach all levels of language (three courses per semester). Review of applications begins November 17, 2014, and conti...