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By Mary Ann Barton The Italian Place, billed as a gourmet Italian market, is expected to open soon in Old Town Alexandria. Located at 621 Wythe St. (see map below), in Alexandria, the market is expected to carry gourmet items and sandwiches as well as sell beer and wine, according to posts to the market's Facebook page and applications made by th...

By Gabrielle Deonath The annual Italian Festival hosted by Cellini Lodge of the Order Sons of Italy in America will take place from Wednesday, Aug. 24, to Sunday, Aug. 28, at Michael J. Tully Park in New Hyde Park. The Order Sons of Italy is a nationwide organization whose main goal is to foster, share and educate others on the Italian cultur...

by Christopher Barca Queens residents have been opening their hearts and wallets in recent days after nearly 300 people were killed and entire towns were destroyed during last week's devastating earthquake in central Italy. Just hours after the quake struck shortly after 3 a.m. local time on Aug. 24, Ridgewood-based Associazione Culturale Ita...

As you might have guessed, this month we have been focusing on the island of Sardinia. This beautiful island has captured the heart and minds of many -- one such person being Fabrizio de Andre who once said "Life in Sardinia is probably the best a man can wish: twenty-four-thousands kilometers of forests, countryside, shores immersed in a miraculou...

Members of UNICO Delaware District 1, which includes both Southern Delaware and Maryland chapters (Delmarva and Rehoboth Area), took a break in a community service project at St. Edmond Church on Aug. 10, to plan the fourth annual Brian Piccolo Award event.   This award is earned each year by a high school senior athlete of Italian origin in...

Fifteen years was the time of an investigation around the migrations of the Calabrese people. The final thoughts and insights can now be found in a book called "Fuga e ritorno di un popolo" (Escape and Come back of a Population), written by Professor Francesco Filareto and introduced to the American audience at the Italian Cultural Institute in San...

By Peter Valdes Maserati's new SUV, the Levante, is very pretty and very good, which should not be surprising. Also, it costs a lot of money -- also not surprising -- but, I'm betting, it costs a lot less than you think. Let's play a little game.   Without looking down the page, conjure up in your mind what you think a Maserati SUV wou...

Il tema delle riforme costituzionali e del prossimo referendum sono stati gli argomenti che hanno portato Pasquale Nestico, Presidente del PD negli Stati Uniti, ad incontrare a Cremona il Sottosegretario alle Riforme costituzionali e ai Rapporti con il Parlamento Luciano Pizzetti. In questa occasione, Nestico ha sottolineato "l'importanza della vi...

Local tenor Steven Nanni will perform "Italian Favorites" at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage in Johnson City at 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday.   Binghamton audiences may know Nanni from his work with Binghamton's Downtown Singers, Catskill Choral Society, Catskill Symphony, the Summer Savoyards, Tri-Cities Opera and local churches. &n...

December 4 (Sunday) 4:30 pm. Home for Christmas. Our Lady of Hope Chapel / St. Brigids, 101 Maple Ave, Westbury, NY - Admission: $35 regular / $45 premium; open to the public. Contact: Saint Brigid's Church 516-334-0021 or 516-578-8753 parish1@saintbrigid.net www.saintbrigid.net A traditional Italian Advent and Christ...

She was one of the great female protagonists of the late-Renaissance art world. Forgotten in the 18th and 19th centuries, she was rediscovered in the 20th as a feminist icon.   Thirty paintings by Artemisia Gentileschi are on view at Rome's Palazzo Braschi, in a major new exhibit running through May 7, 2017, that aims to showcase the female...

By John Cropley Capital Region restaurateur Angelo Mazzone is launching a seven-week, seven-restaurant journey through Italy, and his ancestral homeland is pitching in. Mazzone Hospitality on Thursday announced Angelo's Tour of Italy, during which each of the firm's restaurants will highlight a four-course prix-fixe menu featuring specialitie...