Italian Consul General in Boston, Arnaldo Minuti participated in recent days in the inauguration of the new leadership of the Justinian Law Society of Massachusetts, founded in 1943 as the "Massachusetts Italian Bar Association." In his remarks, the Consul congratulated new President Riccardo Rullo and thanked the members of the association for the...

The Boston North End Historical Society is very excited about the September launch in conjuction with the Friends of the North End (FONE) of the fundraising for the interactive art project by world renowned sculptor, Nancy Schön to be installed at St. Leonard’s Church's Peace Garden in the North End to symbolize the first steps down a gangway from...

Outdoor dining is coming back to Boston neighborhood’s streets and sidewalks, with one exception. The North End’s iconic Italian restaurants will not be setting up in the streets for the second year in a row. The North End — the city’s oldest neighborhood, which has the densest restaurant presence per capita in the state — was singled out in last y...

When Chef Irtan Bleta opened I Pazzi in 2008, he named his restaurant after the Italian word for fools, because everyone thought he was crazy for opening a restaurant in the depths of a recession. Fifteen years later, the joke is on them: Bleta’s handmade pasta and focus on locally grown and seasonal food attracted a loyal following. Now he has pur...

Michael Valerio emigrated from Italy at age five to East Boston during the 1930s. We may never know if he ever envisioned his tiny pizza-by-the-slice business morphing into an iconic franchise. Papa Gino’s is for many people raised in New England a place they have many memories of eating at when they were kids, or perhaps even working at one as a t...

When Provincetown International Baccalaureate Schools students enter the classroom of their new Italian instructor, Tiziana Murray, they’re faced with an immediate challenge: a sentence on the board in need of translation. The classroom erupts in a flurry of activity as students check their notebooks to identify nouns, verbs, adjectives, and articl...

Made-in-Italy technology conquers America and flies to Boston. As of early 2024, in fact, the avatar named Katherine created by QuestIT will be a new employee at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Katherine is the first avatar in the healthcare industry to be equipped with Large Language Model and thus able to understand and communicate medi...

The Friends of the Dartmouth Libraries (Dartmouth, MA) invites the public to the 33rd annual Molly Little Film Series, which will focus on the life and most influential works of Italian artist and sculptor Michelangelo. The video series begins at 11 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, Jan. 23 at the Haskell Room at Southworth Library located at 732 Dartmouth...

The owners of 21 North End restaurants and the North End Chamber of Commerce yesterday sued the city over its 2022 fees for restaurants in the neighborhood that wanted to use public sidewalks and streets for patio seating - and its ban on such patios last year - alleging the Wu administration and a local residents' groups hate Italians for some rea...

Sunday, January 14, 2024 , 1:00pm-4:00pm. Edgartown Library 26 Edgartown - West Tisbury Rd. - Edgartown, MA. Based on the tragic life of Anne Boleyn, second wife to Henry VIII, Donizetti's Anna Bolena is the first of his "Three Queens" operas. This 2011 production from the Vienna State Opera stars soprano Anna Netrebko as the doomed queen, mezzo El...