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Wilmington City Council did not find majority support to encourage the city to permanently remove statues of Christopher Columbus and Caesar Rodney during a vote on a resolution Thursday night. The two statues were ordered removed by Mayor Mike Purzycki on June 12, 2020, less than two weeks after a riot took place in Market Street, and in a time pe...

The late-ripening Aglianico grape is undoubtedly one of Italy’s great red varieties alongside Sangiovese and Nebbiolo. Often called “Barolo of the South,” this moniker only scratches the surface yet speaks to the variety’s ability to express finesse and pedigree from a multitude of unique vineyard sites. Some of the most exciting bottlings come fro...

Tuesday, April 27, 11:00am. Town Hall Meeting with the newly appointed Consul General of Italy in New York, Fabrizio Di Michele. During this session IACC President Alberto Milani will welcome the new consul to New York's Italian business community and discuss ongoing initiatives, programs, and projects scheduled for the calendar year. Participants...

Melissa Maggiore remembers her father, well-known Phoenix chef Tomaso Maggiore, as full of life, passionate, always smiling and laughing, and "had this gift of making everyone in his life -- whether they were customers or family -- feel important." When he died earlier this year after a nearly two-year battle with cancer, she said she began to refl...

Felix Silla, who worked inside a body-length hairpiece, behind a pair of sunglasses and underneath a bowler hat in his guise as the mumbling Cousin Itt on the 1960s ABC comedy The Addams Family, has died. He was 84. Silla, a longtime Las Vegas resident, died Friday after a battle with pancreatic cancer, his friend Gil Gerard, his co-star on the 197...

When will gyms reopen, and can we travel to or within Italy? Here are the key dates in Italy's roadmap for easing the coronavirus restrictions. Many of Italy’s current restrictions will be gradually relaxed from April 26th, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi confirmed at a press conference on Friday afternoon. There won’t be a complete return to n...

Burger King has chosen Parmigiano Reggiano as the distinctive ingredient of its new The Parmigiano Reggiano Burger. The sandwich, which will enrich the Italian Kings series dedicated to territorial excellence, will consist of brioche bun with a Parmigiano Reggiano Dop mayonnaise, rocket, fresh fried onions, Parmigiano Reggiano Dop flakes and a new...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) has elected a new Board of Directors on April 13, 2021 for the 2021-2025 term. Robert E. Carlucci, founder and Chief Executive Officer of The RC Group, and former NIAF Vice Chair of Development, was elected to serve as the Foundation’s Chairman. Mr. Carlucci succeeds Hon. Patricia de Stacy Harrison an...

On Earth Day (22 April), two exhibitions remind us of the fact that recycling waste isn't just essential to the planet’s survival, it can also be a form of creativity. 3CO-Design – 3R: Reuse, Recycle, Reduce offers a selection of over fifty objects that were recycled and/or created with sustainable materials and technologies, made by well-known art...

A vibrant sensory experience is coming to downtown NYC – La Pizza & La Pasta A Colori, opening on April 21. Created in collaboration with Color Factory, this immersive experience brings together the world of food and the world of color for our New York community. Inspired by the sunrises of Torino, where Eataly was founded, and New York City, visua...

Columbus Day 2020 was particularly special for the Italian American community of Northeast Ohio.  On this day, the Italian American Museum of Cleveland (IAMCLE) was established.  Hon. Basil M. Russo, National President of the Italian Sons & Daughters of America, and Hon. Deborah J. Nicastro, Board Chair of the Italian American Museum of Cleveland,...

THE BASILICA DI SANT’ANDREA STANDS in Mantua’s historical center, overlooking the Piazza Mantegna. In the crypt are kept two reliquaries with earth soaked in the blood of Christ. Christian tradition holds that while Jesus was being crucified, a Roman soldier named Longinus pierced his side with a lance. After Jesus died, Longinus repented for his s...