Some of New Jersey’s prettiest scenery can be found along the D&R Canal, which stretches straight across the state! If you’ve never taken the time to explore this 77-mile-long trail, it’s about time you did. Get out there and take in the sights – and then reward yourself with a delicious, gourmet meal at Eno Terra. Just north of Princeton on Route...

Ok, we are about to have a battle royal on the Jersey Shore Morning Show over this one. In fact, we are calling all foodies and all Italians to chime in and voice your opinion! We've all heard (and participated in) the sauce vs. gravy debate.  More personal than the pork roll vs. Taylor ham argument, this one is about Sunday dinners at Nonna's hous...

Best-selling author Adriana Trigiani speaks with Broadway actor and comedian Mario Cantone about her new novel "The Good Left Undone" at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, at Algonquin Arts Theatre, 60 Abe Voorhees Drive, Manasquan.  Tickets are $40 and include a signed copy of the book. Doors open at 6 p.m. The event is sponsored by BookTowne, 171 Main...

"I am going to Cousin Jimmy's, and we are going to eat at Jimmy's."I hosted my cousin Eric and his girlfriend Marissa the other night. We started the night with a few drinks at my place in Belmar and then we made our way into Asbury Park. When someone tells me they have never been to Jimmy's, I make sure I bring them to Jimmy's. I love Jimmy's Ital...

The owners of Enzzo’s Trattoria in Short Hills are working with Nancy Siegel of the Millburn High School Guidance Department to set up a senior college scholarship or two, depending on how much money they raise, for the class of 2022. According to Perri Urso, owner of Enzzo’s, they plan to sponsor a scholarship called “Believed in Me,” which will “...

illy, the third-generation family-owned coffee company from Trieste, Italy committed to offering the highest quality, most ethically sourced coffee to the world, announces the opening of three new illy Caffè brand coffee bars located in the Ala Moana Center in Honolulu, HI and American Dream Mall in East Rutherford, NJ. At the Ala Moana Center, the...

New Jersey may be known as the Garden State, but it might as well be the Gabagool State. The number of Italian delis in Hoboken alone rivals most states. So it’s no surprise us New Jerseyans know a thing or two about Italian subs. And it’s no surprise that two of our Italian subs were just named among the best in the country. Mashed.com recently re...

It is with great pride and pleasure that I announce that our Gilda has been chosen as this year’s Grand Marshal of the Ocean County Columbus Day Parade. The largest New Jersey parade celebrating Columbus! I will send the specifics for the Columbus dinner inaugurating Gilda Rorro as the Grand Marshal, along with the parade details. The dinner will o...

Call to Conference: Announcing a Conference for Italian-American Collegiate Educators in New Jersey. Hosted by The Italian-American Legal Defense and Higher Education Fund, The American-Italian Sociohistorical Association, AIAE - Association of Italian American Educators and The Italian American Museum of New York. The State of Italian American Aca...

Imagine being a lifelong Yankees fan and fulfilling a dream of pitching in pinstripes – with your big-league debut against the Boston Red Sox. At Yankee Stadium, in front of a packed house. That scene unfolded on Saturday afternoon for Ron Marinaccio, though it might not have been the most nerve-wracking moment of his day. Awarded the “championship...