Sons of Italy Lodge 2561 is once again proud to announce that their own great Italian American chefs will be on-hand preparing a great Pasta Dinner in support of Parsippany Wrestling. The guys really do enjoy volunteering their time and culinary skills by participating in this fun and lively event every year, as well as to offer our continuing supp...

Sometimes all you want is a practical, simple, down-to-earth plate of food. You’re not looking to be dazzled. You’re not needing to be wowed. And, goodness knows, you really don’t want to lug along a food dictionary to make out the menu. Let others eat Lepre in Civet (according to my dictionary, that's hare stew) or Riso e Rane (risotto with frogs)...

Bottega Veneta, an Italian luxury retailer, will open its first New Jersey location this spring at The Shops at Riverside. The new store will be located on level one of the mall, which is in the midst of the final phase of a multi-million dollar makeover slated for completion this year. Launched in 1966, Bottega Veneta sells ready-to-wear items, ha...

Veteran radio programmer Vinny Marino is appointed Program Director for Cumulus AC WXKC-FM and Classic Hip Hop WXKC-FM-HD2/Erie, PA. He previously servered as an air personality for Classic Rock WWZY-FM (The Boss 107.1).Neptune, NJ. Marino has also worked as Assistant Program Director, Music Director and air talent for Active Rock WAXQ-FM/New York,...

This season is all about Gianmarco Arletti, and what happened Thursday night in the Holy Cross Prep Academy gym was proof. Arletti’s wide-open 3-pointer just before the buzzer lifted the Lancers to perhaps their biggest win of the year; a 47-46 triumph over Burlington City in their Burlington County Scholastic League Freedom Division contest. Next...

The city will have to do without one of its most popular traditions this year, though organizers are confident it will return in 2021. La Festa Italiana at Our Lady of Mount Virgin Church will not be held for multiple reasons, organizer Frank DiGeronimo has told the city. The decision on whether to hold the summer festival was still up in the air t...

Ever since TAPinto Montville broke the news of the new owner of the former Montville Inn, Michael Cetrulo’s vision for his new restaurant Locanda Vecchia last June, food-lovers have been asking, “When is it going to open?” Locals are salivating to make reservations for Montville’s newest restaurant, which will be a sister to Cetrulo’s others, which...

A time-honored tradition of celebrating La Pergola's anniversary continues this year with a tasting of gourmet Italian hors d'oeuvres and signature hand-made pastas, including pasta made in a wheel of Parmigiano Reggiano. The three-day celebration, February 11-13 from 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., will also feature music from local jazz musicians. "During o...

One of the greatest concerns of the leaders of the Italian American community scattered throughout the United States is to try to involve the younger generations. American kids of Italian origin grow up with the teachings of their families, but time passing from the era of mass migration inevitably makes it more difficult to celebrate the Italian h...

The Malacari family is building an ice cream empire in Luzerne County, expanding to yet another location. Frank Malacari said Friday his family plans to open another ice cream shop at a site they purchased at 33 S. Wyoming Ave. in Edwardsville that formerly housed Enterprise Rent-A-Car. “Customers on the West Side have been asking for a location th...