Ristorante italiano, pizza, mozzarella, provola, addirittura il culatello: sapori e termini che stanno quasi scomparendo in alcune parti d'Italia, ma che restano impressi nelle insegne della "piccola Italia", Little Italy di New York. La Grande Mela degli italiani, oggi si è ridotta a una strada, nel cuore di Chinatown. Nonostante il numero e l'in...

by Michael Nozzolio   Today we not only celebrate the vast accomplishments of Christopher Columbus but we celebrate our Nation, our freedoms and all of those who have made the American dream possible. As Americans, we are fortunate to have many compelling historical figures to thank for their contributions to our nation. We have explore...

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Groups that normally participate in Staten Island's ColumbusParade found out just two weeks before the event it would be nixed this year --and they're devastated. "We're heartbroken," said Luanne Sorrentino at Mrs. Rosemary's Dance Studio in New Dorp. "Heartbroken. I know the kids are going to be so sad. I had it posted on t...

by Daniel J. Longo   More than 500 years ago, an Italian Renaissance navigator set sail and changed the course of history forever.When Cristoforo Colombo was commissioned to search for a new path to the East, he did not expect to find a New World. Nevertheless, he reached Hispaniola, charting a route from Europe to this newly discovered land...

There won't be a Bayonne Columbus Parade this year. A spokesman for the parade committee confirmed this week that the 33-year-long tradition is being put on hold this year, but the committee hopes to bring the parade back in 2014.   A rash of resignations from the committee's executive board this year made it impossible to do the necessary...

Presenting, in no particular order, the 2013 Columbus Day Parade lineup, as of 9/21/13: Honor Guards from the United States Marine Corps and the Knights of Columbus, Parade Starter, Italian American Business Association President, Bill Lucatuorto, Grand Marshal, CBS4 Sports Anchor, Vic Lombardi, Italian of the Year, Vice President of the Dante Ali...

2012 COLUMBUS DAY PARADE DIGNITARIESThe Columbus Committee is proud to announce that Father Hugh Guentner, will be our Parade Starter, George Falagrady, will be our Grand Marshall, Fred Marzano is our Italian of the Year, and Mike Abruzzi and Diana Frazzini are the Parade King and Queen. Congratulations to our 2012 Columbus Day Parade dignitaries!I...

The town of Branford goes all out for Columbus Day weekend which takes place this years from October 12-14, with Monday, Oct. 14 as the designated holiday. Columbus Day Committee secretary and publicity chair Magdalen Sparaco said they have a wonderful parade planned filled with bands, floats, vehicles, and more. The governor, lieutenant governor...

The city's 23rd annual Columbus Day Parade and Italian Festival will take place on Saturday, Oct. 12. Both events will celebrate Sea Isle's Italian heritage. They are sponsored by Mayor Leonard Desiderio and his family.   The Columbus Day Parade will begin at 2 p.m. in front of the Sea Isle City Italian American Club on JFK Boulevard (adjac...

The 7th Annual UNICO Italian American Feast is just around the corner, according to Clark UNICO Chapter President Ralph Bernardo. This year's feast will take place Columbus Day weekend, Oct. 11-13, on the Clark Municipal Building grounds at 430 Westfield Avenue. The feast will be open Friday night from 6-11 p.m., Saturday from 1-11 p.m., and Sunda...