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The Eruzione family has produced so many athletic thrills for multiple generations, from Miller Field in Winthrop to Fitton Field in Worcester to the Olympic Center in Lake Placid. Danny Eruzione will now bring that storied tradition to an international destination as he begins his professional career in the Italian Hockey League (IHL). Eruzione, 2...

A 1985 newspaper article about Shirley Fedeli's quest for dancers for her fledging dance troupe is the origin of Bea Ricotta's love for Amici Italiani. "My mom saw it and said, 'You like to dance. Why don't you do this?'" Ricotta found the dancing and the camaraderie to be so much fun that the dancers donned their costumes and danced the following...

La Besciamella, owned by Chef Pier Paolo Mattei opens today and offers both pick-up and delivery options. The virtual restaurant is located at 16711 Hawthorne Blvd. in Lawndale, CA. Hours of operations are Tuesday through Sunday from 1 pm until 9:30 pm. Chef Mattei’s made-from-scratch, authentic, Italian dishes can be ordered for delivery from Uber...

The Nevada City Odd Fellows is honored to present one of the premiere acoustic guitar players on the scene today, Peppino D’Agostino on Tuesday, Aug. 9 at the Nevada City Odd Fellows Hall. As young Sicilian artist, D’Agostino left Italy over 30 years ago with the dream of “playing with the greatest guitarists.” D’Agostino has achieved his dream and...

In summer 2022, Italians like zero-mileage vacations: they tend to return to places they have already visited. In fact - according to data collected by the Enit Studies Office - only four out of 10 respondents say they intend to visit a new place. Those who leave tend to choose nearby locations, within their own region (3 out of 10) or in neighbori...

One Italian festival is returning to the Alle-Kiski Valley, while another has been canceled, possibly for good. The 41st annual Festa Italiana will be held Friday and Saturday at Mount St. Peter Roman Catholic Church in New Kensington. The festa, not held since 2019, was replaced by drive-thru lasagna dinners in 2020 and 2021 because of the coronav...

No stories this month about winemakers, Italy’s incredible number of grapes, specific regions, or types of wine. Just a bottle roundup, a selection of affordably satisfying wines, almost all of them under $20, many of them in the $10-$15 range that you don’t have to think too hard about. Wines that snobs would probably give the cold shoulder. These...

The big picture: Mama Ricotta’s opened in August of 1992 and turns 30 next month. Its sister concept, Little Mama’s, opened in SouthPark in 2020 and has quickly become a Charlotte staple in its own right. Why it matters: Recent closures of popular local restaurants like Soul Gastrolounge and The Stanley tell a story of a city struggling to hold ont...

Venezia è unica, there isn’t a place in the world like Venice. But some corners of Italy are blessed with similar allure, if not with the same grandeur and majesty: Comacchio is one of such corners. This town of about 23,000 is located on the Po Delta, just over a mile from the coast. In fact, if location is important to you, Comacchio is a good pl...

The Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center is excited to announce that the hilarious one-woman off-Broadway comedy “Italian Bred,” starring Candice Guardino, is coming to downtown Clarksburg on Saturday, August 20, 2022, at the historic Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center, located at 444 W. Pike St. in Clarksburg. Writer, actress, and storyteller...

Buyers from all around the world have been snapping up dilapidated Italian homes at rock bottom prices over the past few years as numerous depopulated towns and villages attempt to revive their dwindling communities by offering property bargains. While the prospect of substantial structural upgrades, along with the red tape often involved in purcha...

According to the latest report recently released by Assica, the association of Italian meat and charcuterie industries, in the first quarter of 2022, Italian cured meats exports reached a volume of 44,780 tons, equal to a turnover of 431.5 million euros. These figures correspond to an increase of +5.4 percent in volume and +9 percent in value. The...