If you’re from New Jersey and looking for a European getaway, you won’t need to travel very far. Located in Northeastern Italy near the Slovenian and Croatian borders, you will find a charming city called Trieste that has plenty of history and a rich culture that visitors can experience and enjoy. There is plenty to see in Trieste and it is also an...

Comedian Mike Marino, who is affectionately known to millions of his fans worldwide as New Jersey’s Bad Boy takes the stage for an evening of hilarious comedy on Saturday, May 7, at the Brook Arts Center. The show begins at 8:00pm. Marino has a tongue like a razor and a heart of gold. His stand-up material ranges from cutting-edge observations of e...

Ron Galella, a paparazzo famous for a windswept candid shot of Jackie Kennedy Onassis, and a literal sparring partner to Richard Burton and Marlon Brando, died Saturday at his home in Montville at the age of 91. His pictures have graced the walls of MoMA and the Tate in London.  His book "Disco Years," which documented the celebrity culture at New...

Santucci's, home of the 'original square pizza', is taking its pie-making talents from Philadelphia to Wildwood. It's really quite fortuitous timing that I noticed Santucci's plans to open in Wildwood. I was just in Philly over Easter weekend. My brother lives about two blocks from the Santucci's off N. Broad Street, and I was telling my husband an...

United Airlines restores the daily direct connection Naples - New York/Newark with the first flight departing from Naples airport. The connection will operate until October 29. It joins the daily direct flights, operated all year round, from Rome and Milan Malpensa to the airline's New York/Newark hub and the seasonal connection from Rome to the Wa...

“These most recent North American illy coffee bars are located within premium shopping destinations where guests are seeking authentic Italian coffee whether by itself or paired with a pastry or savory snack along with a premium experience to match,” says Mark Roth, Senior Director, Retail development and Operations at illycaffè. In Honolulu, Hawai...

Like most others during the COVID-19 pandemic, chef Tom Colicchio passed a lot of his quarantine in the kitchen. "I spent a lot of time home with time on my hands," he tells Yahoo Life. "I noticed that when I was home cooking, a lot of what I was doing was more Italian-oriented than anything else." So Colicchio, who owns several restaurants in Las...

The dream comes to fruition on Sunday. Twenty years ago, Pastosa Ravioli's founder, Anthony Ajello Sr., age 75 at the time, scouted out Eatontown as an "ideal location" for a new Italian food market. On Sunday, Pastosa Ravioli is having a "soft" opening at the Plaza 35 Village, on the northbound side of Route 35, near Monmouth Mall. A grand opening...

A new restaurant called Terra e Mare along Jersey City’s southern waterfront aims to become a “shrine” to aged steaks and premium seafood that has even bigger plans for the warmer months. Terra e Mare, which translates to land and sea in Italian, formally began dining service late last month. The new eatery is part of the Hudson House facility at 2...

For three decades, a modern Italian restaurant has stood strong and independent in Atlantic City, making a name for itself away from the hustle and bustle of the casinos. Girasole was opened in 1992 by Naples native Gino Iovino. Coming from a career in fashion, Iovino traveled around Italy, tasting different cuisines in gastronomic capitals such as...