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The Italian American Baseball Foundation returned to Italy for a second time. This time they put on five clinics in five towns. The trip was organized by FIB'S Marco Landi and IABF President Joe Quagliano. Former MLB player and MLB hitting coach, Mike Pagliarulo, and IABF board member and former FIBS player Mark Cardillo put on clinics for nearly 3...

Sophia Loren compie 85 anni. La diva nata a Pozzuoli il 20 settembre del 1934 non smette di stupire e accettare sfide professionali. Sara' infatti la protagonista del prossimo film del figlio Edoardo Ponti 'La vita davanti a sè'', dieci anni dopo 'Nine' suo ultimo lavoro. Il film, tratto dall'omonimo romanzo di Romain Gary, racconta la storia di Ma...

The San Francisco Italian Heritage Parade is proud to announce that former San Francisco Fire Department Chief Joanne Hayes-White and San Francisco Giants pitcher Dave Dravecky will serve as 2019 parade Grand Marshals. Hayes-White was sworn in as Chief of the San Francisco Fire Department – the largest urban fire Department in the world with a fema...

The region of Molise, one of Italy's smallest, plans to introduce a grant for people who open businesses in its least populated towns and villages. Dubbed the reddito di residenza attiva or 'active residency allowance', the stipend could be worth around €700 a month for up to three years, the equivalent of €24,000 in total. There are just two condi...

For the second consecutive year, the Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio has been named "Northwest Most Fun SUV" by the Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA) at its annual "Run to the Sun" media drive event. Over the course of the 459-mile drive route, participants had a chance to drive a number of competing vehicles and voted on what vehicle...

In early-17th-century Rome, painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571 – 1610) sparked an artistic revolution in the Eternal City. Painters from all corners of Europe traveled to Rome to see his work and emulate his handling of light and dark, use of live models, dramatic staging and striking realism. Caravaggio’s style drew a huge following a...

Chef Adrienne Guttieri is a New York native ­born and raised in Broad Channel, Queens (The Rockaways). Growing up surrounded by Italian Food and her mother's amazing cooking, Adrienne was always set on being a Chef to share those memories, flavors, and ideas with the world. Adrienne studied Italian Cuisine at the Italian Culinary Academy and in Col...

The Cultural Italian American Organization's sixth annual Christopher Columbus recognition dinner will honor former Auburn Mayor Melina Carnicelli. The dinner will take place Sunday, Oct. 13, at the Springside Inn, 6141 W. Lake Road, Fleming. It'll begin with cocktails at 5:30 p.m. and continue with an array of Italian dishes, dessert and limoncell...

Last October CL announced the latest concept by local restaurateurs Chris and Michelle Ponte (of Clearwater's Cafe Ponte and Hyde Park's On Swann) who are working alongside their son, JT Mahoney, on an Italian cuisine restaurant, Olivia. We've been waiting patiently for nearly a year on updates, and now we have some. A rep at the restaurant blamed...

Gorizia is a very charming city located at the border of Italy and Slovenia. Gorizia had once been the main town of the region but when the international border had separated it in 1945, its importance has decreased. Today, in Slovenia across the border a new town has been founded by the name of Nova Gorica. Gorizia is located at the confluence of...

When: Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 6pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute, 500 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1450 - What: A lecture by Professor Margherita Ganeri, Università della Calabria Starting with a definition, and a brief outline of the current position of Italian American Studies within the Italian Diaspora Studies, this talk hypothesizes the b...

A heaping helping of Olde World Italy will be served with amore and plenty of white, red and green during the 15th Annual Olde Time Italian Festival, taking place on Friday, Sept. 27 and Saturday, Sept.28. Hosted by the Sons of Italy of Wildwood, the festival will take place in Fox Park, located on Ocean Avenue between Burk and Montgomery Avenues a...