Local community members can enjoy some Italian-style Christmas entertainment at Jersey City's Casa Colombo's seventh annual Christmas Concert and Sing Along celebration on Dec. 14.   This celebration, scheduled to start at 4 p.m., will feature Michael Aromondo and his Metropolitan Festival Band, which has provided entertainment for tradition...

Jersey City's Downtown was awash in green, red and white for the fifth annual Columbus Day Parade today. Leading the celebration of Italian heritage Saturday was TLC star Buddy 'Cake Boss' Valastro, who was the parade's grand marshal.   "I'm honored to be here," Valastro said, who was accompanied at the head of the parade by his son, Marco,...

Liberty Science Center announced today the appointment of Fabiano Caruana, the number two ranked chess player in the world for most of 2015 and the strongest American chess player in history, to the position of LSC Visiting Grandmaster and Chess Works! Ambassador. Born in Miami and raised in Brooklyn, Caruana joins Liberty Science Center at a part...

By Jonathan Lin   Hundreds of people have taken to Jersey City's streets this afternoon in celebration of Italian-American culture in the city's sixth annual Columbus Day Parade. The parade has set out from Dickinson High School and will make its way through Downtown Jersey City before concluding at City Hall.   Leading it all wi...

Prato, a small city in Tuscany just north of the capital of Italy, is home to delicious baked specialties such as the cantucci.   This traditional cookie is one of the many treats you could smell baking right here in Jersey City at the newly opened Prato Bakery.   Read more   Source: http://www.nj.com/    

Hudson County held a Columbus Day Commemoration, which included the raising of the Italian flag, on Oct. 8 in front of the William J. Brennan Court House in Jersey City.   Among those featured in the commemoration was Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise, who was joined by a host of municipal honorees from Jersey City and Hoboken, all of whom...

We are proud to announce our annual Man Of The Year Gala, which in this case is Men Of The Year, honoring Joseph Cupo, Michael Ricciardone and Corrado Dino Vasquez. The event will take place at the MacMahon Student Center, Duncan Family Sky Room, at St.Peters University, 47 Glenwood Ave. Jersey City.   We know you will enjoy the scenic view...

One and all will have the chance to enjoy some Italian-style Christmas entertainment at Jersey City's Casa Colombo during its seventh Annual Christmas Concert and Sing Along celebration this Sunday.   The celebration, scheduled to start at 4 p.m., will feature Michael Aromando and his Metropolitan Festival Band, an Italian street musical gro...

The Italian American Police Society of New Jersey has selected Somerset County Sheriff Frank Provenzano as its 2013 Grand Marshal for Columbus Day. Sheriff Provenzano will represent the organization as its leader in Columbus Day Parades in Jersey City, Morris County and in the New York City Columbus Day Parade in Manhattan.   A lifelong resi...

Jersey City's Casa Columbo is inviting history buffs and fans of crime mysteries to a book signing with Hoboken author Holly Metz, who will discuss her book "Killing the Poormaster" at the 4 p.m. event on Nov. 16.   Fran DePalma-Iozzi, Casa Colombo's programming chair, said the book chronicles the death of a Hoboken welfare official, then kn...