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Drawing on Italian heritage, regular trips to Italy, and a passion for Italian food, wine and culture, owners Kathy Boehmer and John Reed, have a shared enthusiasm and knowledge for all things Italian.   To that end, they have reopened Toscano & Sons Italian Market in the Atlanta neighborhood of Virginia Highland. They and their staff en...

In recent years, Maine has seen a resurgence in people interested in where their food comes from, paying a premium for products grown locally in a sustainable manner. Just as that movement has grown, some people in Italy have become more removed from the locally grown market with a surge in popularity of supermarkets.   "Encouraging small, d...

There are several different neighborhoods in San Diego: There's Hillcrest, North Park, Downtown... Each offers a unique personality and character to those who visit it. Few are as culturally enriching, however, as Little Italy.   From its landscaped piazzas to its murals, Little Italy effectively transports its visitors to a different place...

Book Presentation by Santi V. Buscemi - Thursday, July 24th (6:30pm) An engrossing and moving story, The Marquis of Roccaverdina (1903), is a psychological tour de force, which analyzes the life of a Sicilian aristocrat forced to choose between his passion for a beautiful peasant woman and the demands of a moribund social structure that...

by Mark Anderson   With more than 600 stores in 25 states, Rita's Italian Ice has been offering cool treats since 1984. Now it wants to bring its ices, custards and sundaes to Sacramento. Santa Cruz County-based East Bay Ice Empire Inc. was awarded a franchise development agreement to open at least 75 Rita's stores over a period of years in...

Fiat, Italy's largest manufacturer and a symbol of the country's struggle to adapt to globalization, is leaving home after 115 years.   The controlling Agnelli family and other investors met Friday in Turin for the last time to seal the end of Fiat as an Italian company after it merges with Chrysler. Created by Italian-Canadian Chief Executi...

The Camera degli Sposi (bridal chamber) in the Castle of San Giorgio in Mantua exceptionally re-opens from July 19th to October 5th 2014. Two years of restoration work after the earthquake of 2012 were necessary to return this famous Italian Renaissance masterpiece, frescoed by Andrea Mantegna between 1456 and 1474, to the public. The museum will...

The American Italian Cultural Center invites you to join us in sampling delicious wines by regions of Italy! Peter Patti, local wine specialist with Republic National Distributing Company, brings his 44 years of experience to lead a fun and informative session focusing on Italian wines. If you would like to join us, please register by clicking...

by Bill Gilman   On Wednesday September 17, 2014, the Sons of Italy Lodge 2872 in Tewksbury presented a donation check to the Tewksbury Community Pantry in the amount of $400. The proceeds came from the first annual Italian Festival organized by the Sons of Italy earlier this summer. Pictured presenting the check from the Sons of Italy are:...

Sunday October 12 2.30 - 4.30 pm - HoustonITAL Austin will be traveling to Houston for Italian Cultural and Community Center's FESTA ITALIANA! We will be screening 3 episodes and Q&A with the filmmakers of the series. The screening will take place at the cultural movie theater inside the festival.We will be selling DVD's of the series for...

"In Italia, dopo l'acquisizione di Avio l'anno, ci sono realta', piu' piccole ma molto interessanti a cui stiamo guardando in questo momento". Cosi' Ferdinando Beccalli-Falco, presidente e a.d. General Electric Europe, a margine dell'evento - promosso dalla Camera di commercio di Torino - per favorire 'un ponte tra le Pmi del territorio piemontese"...

Brigitte Daprà, director of exhibitions and loans, Superintendency of Cultural Heritage for the City and the Museums of Naples and the Royal Palace of Caserta, talks about the historical events during World War II that forced the relocation of over 6,000 artworks, including Titian's Danaë, from Naples to several secure locations, to ensure their pr...