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Venice's iconic Rialto Bridge is on everyone's Top 10 must-see list. But apart from taking a selfie at the top or a beautiful panoramic photo down the Grand Canal, few stop to consider the history behind the bridge. Fewer still realize that this is the sixth crossing on the site or that Michelangelo, one of Italy's greatest artists, was linked to i...

Amore means "love" in Italian and that's the name and the goal of Spring Street's newest bakery and cafe. Owned by Sal and Joanne Martino, the couple is bringing Sussex County a taste of the homeland with fresh, homemade baked goods and light cuisine.   Sal Martino's parents own Vincenzo Martino's Market and Restaurant in Hackensack, a...

MAESTRO ANTHONY BARRESE. Principal Conductor of Opera Southwest. Saturday, August 6, 11:30 – 2:00. Season's Restaurant - Old Town, Albuquerque. $38.00 per person. Joined by nationally-acclaimed set designer, Dahl Delu, Maestro Barrese presents.   WAR AND REVENGE to introduce and set the stage for the t...

His father wanted him to become a lawyer, and he nearly did. But Massimo Bottura's obsession with cooking instead has paid off: his restaurant, the Osteria Francescana, may have put the noses of conservative Italian chefs out of joint, but it now boasts the title "best in the world".   Set in the heart of Modena in northern Italy, the Oster...

by Giovanna Mancini   With over €1 billion in sales, the US is the top foreign market into which Italian interior design firms are seeking to expand their activities. While it's true that the Chinese market is growing more quickly (with sales of Italian furniture up 27.5% in 2015), in absolute terms the US market remains by far the most impo...

The Vito Marcantonio Forum (VMF) invites one-and-all to attend "Vito Marcantonio: Fourth Annual Commemoration". The one-hour-long program will feature the reading of "The People's Proclamation for Vito Marcantonio." In addition, there will be dramatizations by Roberto Ragone and LuLu Pascale. Gerald Meyer will deliver a eulogy. Elected officia...

By Olena Goncharova  Robert Zitelli has managed to find a way to combine a favorite sport with a good cause. Last weekend, the organization he started — Athletes of Action — held its fourth bocce tournament in McKees Rocks to raise money to provide scholarships for graduating seniors from Montour and Sto-Rox high schools. Over the past s...

A new restaurant will open soon where Vale Bar & Bar used to be. Zozo's Restaurant will offer Italian food and a selection of offerings from the bar to compliment the food, Boozyburbs.com reported.   The inside of the restaurant will not change and should remain the same as when Vale Bar & Grill was there when it opens in about...

A New York, patto a quattro per ospitare eventi culturali di promozione della penisola sorrentina Il Queens College della Cuny, la City University of New York, Il Calandra Italian American Institute, tra i principali istituti culturali italoamericani negli Usa, l'Ilica, l'Italian Language Inter-Cultural Alliance, la grande fondazione statunitense d...

When: Thursday 13 October from 6:30pm to 8:00pm Where: Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco, 601 Van Ness Ave F, San Francisco, CA 94102 Luciano Bellini is a pianist, composer and very famous conductor. Luciano will perform Italian composers such as Scarlatti, Verdi, Leoncavallo, Bellini, Berio, Busoni, Casella and the one piano piece...

Naples is not just a B-list Italian city or a gritty point of departure to Capri or Pompeii. It's the former seat of an entire kingdom that, after Italy's unification, had its treasury looted and its citizens taxed into submission. The best context for Naples, which only Paris rivaled for sophistication, is Museo di Capodimonte, the largest museum...

The Federation of Italian-American Organizations will host its third annual Christmas Dinner on Friday, December 16th at Favazza's Rose of the Hill.   This evening again promises to be a memorable occasion and will include a very special menu that highlights Italian culinary traditions and Christmas specialties. Entertainment will include pe...