The Italian team #204 Acrobatica sailed by Alberto Riva and Jean Marre completed their dominate two-week run, becoming the 2024 Atlantic Cup Champions in Portland, ME. After winning the two offshore stages, they also won the first coastal race yesterday with today’s coastal race abandoned due to low visibility from foggy conditions. After claiming...

While Camden, Maine, is well known for its charming harbors and breathtaking views of the coast, it’s also home to a growing pizza culture that’s winning over both locals and tourists. The aroma of freshly baked dough and the allure of melted cheese are only the beginning of the story as we take you on a gourmet tour of Camden’s top pizzerias in th...

Almost all that the Etruscans left behind was left in their graves: Little else of their civilization remains. Scholars know they were fantastic plumbers—they built the first major sewer in what is now Rome, known as the Cloaca Maxima, and drained much of the swamp where the city now stands. Historians also believe it was from the Etruscans that th...

April 17, 2024, marks the 500th anniversary of the first entry of someone from the Old World into New York Bay. It was, of course, an explorer from the lands now called Italy: Giovanni da Verrazzano. We the Italians could not miss this very important date with history. We talk about it with admiration, pride and gratitude, hosting a great researche...

There are delicious Italian restaurants found throughout the Pine Tree State. From flavorful sauces to perfectly sweet desserts, if you love Italian food like I do, you have plenty of options for an unforgettable meal. However, an eatery located in Brunswick may be one of the best — The Great Impasta. This Italian restaurant in Maine is a local fav...

"Buon appetito" Maine! Taste of Home is a website that inspires togetherness through creative cooking, sharing and entertaining. They share recipes for the best desserts, appetizers, main dish recipes, and the best of the best in the country, when it comes to food. When it came down to choosing the best Italian restaurant in each state (that is a j...

The Rockport Public Library invites the public to participate in a new Italian language discussion group called Tavolo Italiano. The group’s first meeting will be held on Thursday, March 14, at 4 p.m., in the library’s Marine Room. The group is free, open to the public, and meetings will be held monthly on 2nd and 4th Thursdays. Speakers at all lev...

It was less than a year ago that Sam's Italian closed its doors at 268 Main Street in Lewiston, ME. It was the end of an era to see the original Sam's no longer open. Sam Bennett (the 'Sam' in Sam's) started making salami Italians in a small shop in Auburn and quickly outgrew that location. He moved to Main Street in Lewiston in 1940, where it stil...

Casa Alchimia’s elegant Colonial exterior suggests a classic Maine inn experience, but everything inside defies expectations, save for the plastic Bean boots on the room-key chains. Vividly upholstered sofas swoop and swoosh, abstract artworks intrigue with bold colors and forms, and living areas flow freely from one bright, streamlined space to th...

10 sandwich shops in Portland, Maine (A&C Grocery, Anania’s, Broadway Variety, Corsetti’s, Deb’s, DiPietro’s, Leavitt & Sons; Old Port Sandwich Shop, Otherside Delicatessen, Pat's Meat Deli and Sisters Gourmet Deli) build a 144-foot-long line of sandwiches in Portland’s Monument Square, setting the world record for the World’s Longest Line of Maine...