The countdown for the Holy Cross Church Christmas Bake Sale has begun. "We've just completed our first phase of making struffoli," Ellie Vallante Panichas, a spokesperson for the Holy Cross Church Women's Guild, announced. "We're working to have our largest selection ever of holiday cookies and confections."   Although the bake sale is...

The Rhode Island Region, The National Organization of Italian American Women Celebrate the holiday season with the Rhode Island Region and "i Dolci Tradizionali di Natale". Bring your favorite holiday desserts, recipes or both! Enjoy a wine or coffee while sharing your Italian Christmas traditions at the newest Italian caffè in Providence!  ...

The time of the year is here when Ciancia hosts the greatest and most attended event of the year: la Festa di Natale. Come celebrate with us the most cherished holiday in Italy, and take a chance to support our club's activities. Our committee is making a great effort to make this a memorable party.   Our Festa features great food, rivers of...

Zady, the shopping platform and lifestyle destination for conscious consumers has partnered with Vespa to launch "Operation: Santa" in New York.   This holiday season union will offer Zady customers the opportunity to purchase last-minute gifts for Christmas — even on Christmas Eve — with deliveries from couriers dressed as Santa Claus ridin...

È record per il made in Italy alimentare sulle tavole delle festività di tutto il mondo con l'export di vini, spumanti, grappa e liquori, panettoni, formaggi, salumi e pasta per Natale che supera i 2,7 miliardi di euro, sulla base delle proiezioni relative al mese di dicembre 2013.   È quanto stima la Coldiretti nel sottolineare il successo...

The Mattatuck Museum (144 West Main St. Waterbury, CT 06702) is pleased to celebrate the holiday season with a concert featuring renowned tenor Micheal Castaldo and guest soprano Marissa Famiglietti on Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. Micheal Castaldo, a classical crossover tenor and light Italian opera singer, songwriter and composer,...

By Giovanni di Napoli   For the third year in a row, New York City's Sicilian Food, Wine and Travel Group celebrated the Epiphany at Cacio e Vino, one of Manhattan's top Sicilian restaurants.   Those of us who braved the snow and bitter cold temperatures were greatly rewarded with a four-course meal replete with Sicilian specialties....

La Befana w­ill arrive directly from Italy and land in New Jer­sey to spread cheer and hap­pi­ness for all well behaved children.   Date: Sat­ur­day, Jan­u­ary 10 Time: 11:00 AM Where: Trum­pets Jazz Club & Restau­rant, 6 Depot Square, Mont­clair   La Befana will deliver gifts and treats to chil­dren. A fun-filled pro­gram. A sk...

By Jacqueline L. Urgo In this place known as the "Blueberry Capital of the World," which has also been called the most Italian place in New Jersey, they really like their provolone, especially around Christmastime.   Between early December and Super Bowl Sunday, 2,800 pounds of the piquant cheese, in the shape of 10-foot-long torpedoes, wil...

Nothing makes William Schievella happier than watching his father play Santa Claus for youngsters at the annual Big Brothers Big Sisters of New Jersey Christmas party. For the past 12 years, the Italian American Police Society of New Jersey has hosted a Christmas Party at the Whippany American Legion Hall with Daniel Schievella, as Santa, hand...