Capriccio Italian gourmet restaurant at Resorts Casino Hotel is my absolute favorite restaurant. We’re obviously not alone. For the third time in four years, and, for the second year in-a-row, Capriccio has been voted the best U.S. casino restaurant by USA Today’s 10Best.com Readers’ Choice Awards. Here are the 2021 results: USA TODAY’s 10Best.com....

Hobokenites will be saddened to learn that longstanding and loved bakery, Giorgio’s Pasticceria, located at 1112 Washington Street, has been listed for sale and has now been sold. The bakery made its name in the 1970s when it first opened its doors in the Milesquare.  The property can be found on Hudson County MLS, described as a brownstone with th...

Since the 1999 premiere of The Sopranos, HBO’s game-changing mob series, it’s been an article of faith that it was the tale of two families: Protagonist Tony Soprano’s actual family, and the one he oversaw as the boss of a North Jersey Mafia crew. But according to Michael Imperioli, who portrayed Tony’s tempestuous, ill-fated nephew Christopher Mol...

Students in Eric Lavin’s Italian class at James Caldwell High School’s took the initiative to ask that Mayor John Kelley and the borough council officially commemorate Italian Heritage Month, which began Oct 15. The students requested that the Italian flag be flown on the Village Green. Mayor Kelley and the council readily agreed and the flag raisi...

This month’s featured guests for the "Meet the Mayor" series will be the Basking Ridge chapter of UNICO, the largest Italian American organization in the United States, whose members will talk about Italian Americans' contributions and culture. Italian desserts and coffee will be served. The October "Meet the Mayor" session with Bernard Township Ma...

The Italian American Police Society of New Jersey is sad to announce the passing of Its 1st Vice President, Chief John Lazzara. A wake will be held on Wednesday, October 20th from 3 pm to 8 pm at the Vander May Wayne Colonial Funeral Home located at 567 Ratzer Road in Wayne. There will be a service on Thursday, October 21st at 10:30am at the funera...

In the summer of 1996, my wife, Luann, and I prepared for one of the most stressful events any parent has to endure. Our daughter, Rosanne, had reached the age that the state of New Jersey believed was appropriate to offer her a driver’s permit. As far as I was concerned, I would have preferred that day to be about 10 years down the road, but Rosie...

Seton Hall University's Catholic Studies Program invites you to travel back in time to more deeply appreciate the past and present, as you tour of Sicily, the Amalfi Coast, and Rome. Dr. Ines Murzaku will lead this 3-credit study abroad tour of sites in Italy that have been most significant to Christian history. The program will take place from Mar...

After the success of "My Big Gay Italian Wedding' in May, the Hawthorne Pride Alliance is ready to embark on its next fundraising production of "My Big Gay Italian Christmas' to be performed on December 10 and December 11 at St. Clement's Church on Lafayette Avenue. "My Big Gay Italian Christmas" is a lasagna made up of a bisexual love triangle, po...

A private party area for up to 50 people and expanded seating section are two of Pascarella Brothers Delicatessen's latest add-ons. The beloved Italian-American establishment run by brothers Anthony and Gino Pascarella, offers sprawling breakfast and lunch menus, which includes homemade breakfast sandwiches, frittatas, the "Jersey Diner" special, "...