Cerino's Casual Italian restaurant in Lakewood will close Sunday, April 19. In announcing the closure of his restaurant, 14725 Detroit Ave. at the intersection of Warren Road, owner Eddie Cerino cites the overall needs of his other businesses -- current and future locations.    "The time has come for us to say goodbye to Downtown L...

by Robert Mikulak   The Greenwich Historical Society will host its third annual Festa Al Fresco, a community potluck supper that celebrates Greenwich's Italian-American community and the Italian immigrants who first settled here in the early 20th century. The event will take place Sunday, July 12, from 4-7 p.m. at Bush-Holley Historic Site,...

di Sante Cossentino   Un veicolo per la promozione della cultura italiana e l'interscambio culturale fra Stati Uniti e Italia, attraverso una delle più importanti e apprezzate forme d'arte del "Bel Paese": la musica. È il Festival della Canzone italiana a New York , giunto all'ottava edizione: e anche quest'anno Un posto al sole ha un ruolo...

Tannenbaum Helpern is proud to announce that Festival of Song USA named Maryann Stallone, a partner in the firm's Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice, "Woman of the Year" at its 21st annual gala on January 31st. Drawing hundreds of attendees to its annual event, Festival of Song USA keeps the arts and the Italian culture alive through m...

Hot Italian Pizza Bar, a pizzeria known for its healthy, quality food, community involvement, and modern-Italy-meets-urban-California sensibility, will host the seventh annual Moderno Italiano Festival on Friday, August 12 through Sunday, August 14 to coincide with the Italian mid-summer holiday Ferragosto. The festivities feature special programmi...

By Ben Szmidt With the annual St. Anthony's Italian Festival just over a week away, this month's History Matters heads to the festival's home: Wilmington's Little Italy. In the late 19th and early 20th century, many Italians began immigrating to America to find a better life. Of those who came to the Mid-Atlantic many settled in a section of...

What's the status of "Rome Through Richmond Town," the outdoor event taking the place of New Dorp's annual Columbus Day parade? The free festival from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, celebrates Italian-American culture at Historic Richmond Town, 441 Clarke Ave. Borough President James S. Oddo's office announced Tuesday the upcoming performances...

Italian sausage, herbs, wine – lots of wine – and the Lazzarone secret family ingredient were just a few things Gina Lazzarone was cooking up early Sunday for the annual Eldorado Great Italian Festival in downtown Reno.   Her grandmother's sauce has been a tradition in the festival's sauce-cookers competition, and after 33 years, it finally...

On Tues., Jan. 6, Figli di San Gennaro (Children of San Gennaro), the nonprofit community organization that has been presenting New York City's annual Feast of San Gennaro since 1996, donated a total of $149,500, representing net proceeds after expenses, from the 2013 and 2014 feasts to Catholic education, churches and other community organizations...

For 92-year-old August Frasco, staying active is the key to longevity. He still rides his lawn mower in his yard to cut his grass every week, and attends events with the Italian-American Society of Peoria. "A lot of my friends are gone. I like coming to festivals like these, because I get to meet new people all the time," Frasco said. He was r...