Festa Italiana is just a little more than a week away. And if you're counting down the days until you can experience the largest Italian festival in America, you should keep on reading. We've got the lowdown on some of the new foods you can enjoy while you're there.   First off, pizza seems to be king this year, with three new varieties of p...

Italian-American heritage will be proudly displayed at the 32nd annual Festa Italiana this weekend.Again set to be staged at St. John's Roman Catholic Church, 931 N. Union St., the event will run Saturday and Sunday, featuring authentic Italian cuisine, games of chance, the popular bocce tournament and a lineup of area bands. "It's the tradition o...

Especially for first place winners, Nathaniel Pittman and teammate John Wright who walked away with $300 prize money. (Bravo, Ragazzi!) Fourteen teams took to the courts at Haynes Park in Rio Rancho on April 18 and 19 and gave each other a run for the money.   Some were new players who practiced hard for weeks before. Others were veterans of...

Big changes are afoot this year for Farmington's annual festival. Instead of the long-running Italian Fest, this year the community will celebrate an earlier event with a new moniker. Summer Festival will be held Saturday. And instead of the hunt for the Grande Pomodoro, this year festival organizers at the Farmington Chamber of Comm...

Wednesday night on Washington Street, the annual Mount Carmel Festival with literally go off with a bang.   The festival, which pays tribute to Lowellville's Italian-Catholic heritage, begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday with a boccie tournament and ends Saturday evening. The culmination of Wednesday's celebration will be the baby-doll dance at 10:30...

An annual procession in honor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel was held Saturday morning throughout the streets of Rosebank. Members of the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Society and St. Joseph's R.C. Church gathered at 9 a.m. at the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Grotto at 36 Amity St.   The procession is part of the Society's celebration of the Feast...

This new film festival organized in collaboration with world-renowned Taormina Film Festival, will feature film and documentary premieres as well as special masterclasses with many Italian and American filmmakers in attendance. For the occasion, a the exhibition Grand Tour in Contemporary Italy, curated by Centro Cinema Citta' di Cesena, will be in...

By Carlos Avila The Parish Community of Our Lady of Angeles and the New Jersey Italian and Italian-American Heritage Commission in partnership with the Ocean County Columbus Day Parade Committee and Knights of Columbus, are sponsoring the 12 Annual Columbus Day Commemoration. The event will take place on Monday, Oct. 14 at Columbus Park in Trenton...

by Lynn Olanoff   Bethlehem Councilman Bryan Callahan is seeking to establish a city Italian festival to bring more shoppers to Main Street. Main Street merchants have been hard hit by this snowy winter and are seeking more events to bring people downtown, Callahan said. The Feast of San Gennaro is a big Italian event in September and C...

Mantua welcomes the new edition of Festivaletteratura from September 3rd to 7th ; five days during which this Lombard town is transformed into the ideal place for all those who love good reading and writing. Mantua is a jewel of Italian Renaissance, recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, and will host Italian and foreign writers, establish...