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Legendary Jon Bon Jovi, known for his singing and his rock group, is also a philanthropist. Half a million dollars was donated through his Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation to help build 77 new homes for homeless veterans in Washington, D.C. The project has taken ten years to complete with the help of nonprofit “Help USA,” whose goal is to tackle the is...

The Dolomites are my absolute favourite destination in Italy and Lago di Braies is one of the many stunning places to see here. I don’t know about you, but whenever my friends talk about their holidays to Italy, they always mention Rome, Milan, the Amalfi Coast or Venice. Don’t get me wrong, they are all beautiful places, but I noticed that people...

Corvo is a Sicilian legend, a storied brand with noble roots. It was founded in 1824 by the worldly Giuseppe Alliata, Prince of Villafranca, Prince of the Sacred Roman Empire, Grandee of Spain, and Duke of Salaparuta, a connoisseur who aspired to create a delicate French-style wine very different from local production of that era. Working with grap...

The Illinois/Wisconsin Grand Lodge of the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America welcomed a new lodge to the family. Lodge Amicizia #2999 of Kenosha, Wisconsin, was chartered on Nov. 2 at Casa Capri in Kenosha. On hand for the ceremony were Lodge President Joseph Cardinali, National 4th Vice President Richard R. Della Croce, Grand Lodge Presi...

A new BYOB Italian restaurant has opened on Ramapo Valley Road in Mahwah, adding a locally-owned business to a town swamped with chains. Novino Ristorante offers Neapolitan pizzas made in a wood-burning oven, handmade pastas and a variety of Italian entrees. Owner George Jamieson, a Mahwah resident, has spent his career running more than a dozen go...

Shreveport broadcast personality Tim Brando, who has been on the national sports scene for four decades, has been selected to receive the inaugural Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Ambassador Award and will be part of the Hall’s Class of 2020 enshrined next June. The Ambassador Award was created by the Hall’s parent organization, the Louisiana Sports...

Christmas Eve means seafood for those subscribing to the Italian American tradition of The Feast of The Seven Fishes. The the origins of the annual festive meal are murky, the withstanding tradition is certainly delicious. Some prefer to indulge in seven types of seafood in seven courses, while others may focus on one or two types and prepare it se...

The Columbus Heritage Coalition (CHC) was created in 2017 to protect and preserve the legacy of Christopher Columbus and Columbus Day celebrations in communities across the nation against the unwarranted attacks on this cherished national holiday. The CHC's initial focus was to challenge a group that wanted to remove the iconic statue of Christophe...

Saturday December 14, 5:30-8pm. The California Building: 2205 California St NE, 55418. RSVP appreciated. Antonella is an in-depth personal portrait, an exploration of the interior world of a unique and unforgettable 62-year-old Italian woman. This multimedia project, which contains photography, videography, audio and text, was created by Lisa Venti...

As reported locally, the Geothermal Museum in Larderello, Tuscany has a new look also online: the national and international website of Enel Green Power , in fact, has been renewed and on this occasion has created a page dedicated to the Larderello Museum and geothermal tourism, which can be visited in three versions in Italian, English and Spanish...

Date: October 2, 2020 to October 4, 2020. Location: New Jersey, United States. Subject Fields: American History / Studies, Contemporary History, Cultural History / Studies, Music and Music History, Popular Culture Studies. You are cordially invited to submit abstracts and/or panel suggestions for an international scholarly conference devoted to the...

It may only be December, but the Undo's Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival Committee is already preparing for the 2020 event. They are holding a Christmas Gala fundraiser for the festival at Undo's West this weekend. It will feature an Italian dinner, cookie table, dancing, entertainment by Ray Massa's EuroRhythms, and an Italian auction....