Charlestown’sCharlestown’s 10 City Square holds a special place in Boston restaurant history. For nearly two decades, it was the site of notorious celebrity chef Todd English’s landmark restaurant Olives, at one time a line-inducing spot that drew people to Charlestown from all over the city. After a subsequent turn as Legal Oysteria — an Italian r...

On June 23 and 24 at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Boston Early Music Festival’s presentation of Francesca Caccini’s “Alcina,” a comic opera in four scenes, will serve as a reminder that music in 17th-century Italy did not concern itself exclusively with liturgy, nor was it written exclusively by men. In fact, this year’s encore performances...

Danilo Gallinari did not play a single game during the 2022-23 NBA season. The player has now chosen his future in the league. According to Adrian Wojnarowski from ESPN, the Italian forward has chosen to exercise his player option in the contract with the Boston Celtics and will remain with the team during the next season as well. Gallinari tore hi...

IO MI CANTO DA SOLA Storie di donne mai arrese (I SING MY OWN SONG - Stories of Women who never surrendered). Boston Playwrights' Theatre, 949 Commonwealth Ave., Boston MA 02215. Friday June 9 at 7:30 PM; Saturday June 10 at 7:30 PM; Sunday June 11 at 3:00 PM. The show is a series of monologues about historical Italian women who were victims of vio...

Alileo, a Boston-based Sicilian boxed natural wine brand, and Boston Seaport by WS Development announces the launch of "alileo vino e snak bar", a pop-up wine and snack experience that will bring Sicily to the Seaport this summer. The "alileo vino e snak bar" will feature all of Alileo's wine varietals, which are made on the West coast of Sicily, f...

When: Thu, Jun 1, 2023 at 7:30 PM - Where: Regent Theatre, 7 Medford St, Arlington, MA, 02474 Don't miss the only concert in Boston by one of the most sought after voices - ALBERTO PROFETA at The Regent Theatre on June 1. Student of Luciano Pavarotti, Alberto is critically acclaimed tenor from Sicily, Italy. Alberto with perform some of the greates...

Want to live your Italian summer dreams without the long flight? Head to the Seaport District’s newest venue, Bar Toscana, now open on the ground floor of its big sibling Tuscan Kitchen. A delightful aperitivo awaits, not to mention small plates of caviar-topped pasta, braised duck arancini, fried calamari, and more. Decorated with lush greenery an...

Stefano Quaresima and Tsedenia Kiros had been searching for a restaurant space to call their own for years. So when the former site of popular breakfast spot Dot 2 Dot (and, more recently, Italian cafe Zia Gianna) became available at 1739 Dorchester Avenue, the married couple saw their opportunity. “I decided to bet everything on it, and try my cha...

Unofficially known as Boston’s “Little Italy,” the North End is one of the Hub’s smallest neighborhoods—a one-square-mile area jutting into Boston Harbor. But it has played an outsized role in the city’s cultural, historical, and culinary history. Within convenient walking distance of Government Center, it’s Boston’s oldest residential area, with a...

The North End is Boston's oldest residential neighborhood that's home to some of the city's richest history and best restaurants. Immigrants from all over the world put roots down in this storied waterfront area bringing culture and vibrancy to the city. By 1920, Italians made up about 90 percent of residents which gave rise to the nickname Little...