The deadline to register to participate in the annual Via Arté Italian Street Painting Festival is coming up soon. Artists have through Sept. 20 to register for the event, which takes place Oct. 19 and 20 at The Marketplace, Ming Ave. Students and Professional artists will use chalk to create art pieces on the asphalt. Artists can enter up to three...

You don't have to fly to Rome to throw three coins in its world-famous fountain. Head to the Mercer County Italian-American Festival, where visitors can toss coins into the pool of a Fountain of Trevi more than half the size of the original in Italy as the actors did in the 1954 Academy-award nominated movie, "Three Coins in the Fountain."  The fes...

The East Hanover Italian American Club has chosen local resident Chris Coccia as the 2019 Grand Marshal of their 15th Annual Columbus Day Parade. Chris,  owner of Coccia Real Estate, is a longtime sponsor of the parade. The Parade Awards Gala will take place Friday, October 11 at the Hanover Manor, East Hanover. This years parade will be held on Su...

Every major film festival eventually faces the challenges associated with leadership change. In some cases that transition can be handled sloppily or unethically, compromising the event’s vision while permanently damaging staff morale and community support.  There are no such concerns regarding Diana Agostini’s recent appointment as the new executi...

The Columbus Day Parade has been on the upswing in recent years thanks to a series of dynamic parade chairmen who have taken the venerable event to new heights. This year’s chairman is no exception. With Greco & Sons VP Lino Greco at the helm, 2019 festivities will feature additional busing locations, a new parade start time, dignitaries from the U...

It was a day of celebration, culture, music and great food as Glassboro presented its annual St. Anthony’s Italian Heritage Festival on Saturday along Rowan Boulevard. The festival featured Italian food, a beer garden, cultural presentations, live music and carnival games. Special events included a homemade wine competition and a cannoli eating con...

A taste of Italy is coming to Riverviews Artspace this weekend when the Dante Alighieri Society of Virginia, a group of local enthusiasts of Italian culture, hosts the event “Viva L’Italia.” Set to run from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, the free event will feature a variety of activities designed to celebrate Italian culture, including a cash bar with Italia...

It’s mid-September in The Big Apple, and the air is filled with the smell of sausage and peppers and fresh frying zeppole, because ‘a festa ‘e tutte ‘e feste’—’The Festival of All Festivals’ has arrived! For eleven days each September, thousands descend on Mulberry Street in Manhattan’s Little Italy for the Feast of San Gennaro, and this week, Ross...

The Mercer County Italian American Festival is celebrating its 20th anniversary Sept. 27-29 and is pulling out all the stops with a full lineup of entertainment, food and attractions. The festival was started in 2000 by Festival Association President, Cav. John Scarpati, in direct response to what he felt was the diminishing presence of the Italian...

Embrace the cultures of the Pacific Northwest and cultivate love, peace and understanding of the communities that make up our region. Join us for Seattle Center Festál: The Italian Festival, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. p.m., Saturday, Sept. 28 and 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 29. The Italian Festival offers a spotlight on the inventive nation with food and...