One of the borough’s biggest parades has been forced to shorten its route - again. The length of the upcoming 43rd annual Bronx Columbus Day Parade is being reduced for the second time in ten years. This year’s parade, hosted by the Morris Park Community Association and its parade committee, will take place on Sunday, October 13, beginning at noon...

If this year’s Monterey’s Annual Festa Italia is any indication, the three-day festival that’s rooted in the city’s Sicilian history and that of its local fishermen, still runs deep. In its 86th year, as one of the oldest running festivals in the state, it featured Italian cuisine, music, dancing, raffles and a bocce ball tournament. It also includ...

The Mercer County Italian American Festival is gearing up to celebrate its 20th annivarsary at the end of September with their highly anticipated three-day festival to be held once again at the Mercer County Park Festival Grounds.    The 2019 Festival will be held on Friday, September 27 from 3:00pm until 11:00pm; Saturday, September 28 from 12 noo...

Traditions are the cornerstone of many cultures in America and for Italian-Americans, it’s an opportunity to remind us that we are part of a history that defines our past and shapes who we are today. The festival celebrations of towns and patron saints in Italian-American communities throughout the US serve as a thank you to the ancestors who came...

Syracuse'se Festa Italiana will be held on September 13-15 (next Friday - Sunday). It'll include a meatball eating contest, bocce challenge, children's tent, heritage tent, wine making demonstrations, open air mass (on Sunday with Syracuse's new Bishop), bingo, photo booth, food vendors, live music and more. John Cerrone is in charge of the heritag...

When Daniel Fratta was a kid growing up in Little Italy, he could feel the growing excitement in the late summer days before the Feast of San Gennaro. “The feast was the biggest part of our lives,” recalls Fratta, whose zeppole stand will be open for business when the 93rd annual event arrives this Thursday. “When they started hanging the lights...

Singers are traveling almost 2,000 miles to perform Saturday at the Italian Festival hosted by the Fremont County Sons and Daughters of Italy. “That will be a highlight of our event,” said John Carochi, organizer. “We have more Italian entertainment than we’ve ever had before.” These performers are from New Jersey. Aaron Caruso is an Italian Tenor...

The Cleveland Italian American Heritage Committee in partnership with the City of Cleveland Mayor’s Office and Cleveland City Council will host a ceremony in the Cleveland City Hall Rotunda on Monday, Oct. 7, 2019 at 6 p.m. to celebrate Italian Heritage Month.  The ceremony includes honoring outstanding individuals and organizations within the Ital...

If photos are any indication, North Hempstead officials seemed to have enjoy the Sons of Italy in America's annual Italian festival. The event, held Aug. 23 at Michael J. Tully Park in New Hyde Park, was hosted by Cellini Lodge No. 2206. Judi Bosworth, the town supervisor, visited pasta and zeppole booths, meeting with volunteers and giving a helpi...

With Americans consuming over 250 pounds of pepperoni each year through pizza toppings alone, Villa Italian Kitchen, one of America’s favorite quick-service pizza brands knows there’s nothing like a hot slice topped with spicy pepperoni. In celebration of one of its guests’ favorite slices, Villa Italian Kitchen will be offering an exciting deal on...