It’s like the members of the “Where Staten Island Eats and Drinks” Facebook group manifested an event like this. Mutzfest, a festival solely featuring mozzarella cheese in it’s many forms is coming to New Jersey later this month. Organizers say the event will be held at the Hoboken Elks Club, 1005 Washington St., on Sunday, Jan. 26, from 2 p.m. to...

When it comes to old school Italian restaurants, there is one in Ocean County that has been named the state's best and one of the best in the country, according to one publication. In a recent report at the website Cheapism, the best old school Italian restaurant in each state was listed, and the top restaurant in the Garden State makes it's home i...

The Nutley Board of Commissioners presented two proclamations during the Tuesday, Dec. 17 public meeting. Commissioners Steven L. Rogers and Mauro G. Tucci were absent excused. A proclamation was given to Nutley Unico for their 60 years of service. Mayor and Public Works Commissioner Joseph P. Scarpelli and Commissioners Thomas J. Evans and Alphons...

Fact: There can never be too many spots for great Italian food in New Jersey. Yeah sure, some joke that you could throw a dart in the air at random and you’d probably hit a pizzeria in New Jersey, but that doesn’t mean all are worthy of eating a meal at. But this one is. It’s in Egg Harbor City and it’s called Gennaro’s Italian Grille and Pizzeria....

The Bloomfield Center Alliance recently announced the winner of its annual downtown Holiday Window Design Contest. Now in its fourth year, the organization sponsors the campaign as a way to not only help make the downtown look more festive with a little friendly competition amongst local businesses, but also market and promote those participating a...

We might be in the golden age of television, but ‘The Sopranos’ still manages to be one of the best television series ever. Its charm might not be felt instantly in today’s high-octane streaming and bingeing culture, but the carefully orchestrated opus of a Mafia crew leader in the series simply grows on you. It proves to be one of the best represe...

In his second year, Gianmarco Arletti sets the pace for Holy Cross Prep. An international student from Italy, the 6-foot-6 point guard dictates much of what the Lancers do. He’s more confident and comfortable on the floor than a year ago, and so far his play has shown it. "Last year was a little strong for me," the University of Delaware commit sai...

Christmas came early for fans of Amici Ristorante in Cherry Hill. The popular Italian restaurant is moving to bigger digs on Kresson Road. Chef-owner Alex A. Daku announced the move on its Facebook page Sunday, saying he had purchased the landmark restaurant most recently occupied by Denim. Denim BYOB is now located in the Shops at 116 on Kings Hig...

This past summer, six Princeton students from different academic backgrounds embarked on the inaugural year of the language immersion program in Pisa, Italy. For four weeks, students explored various themes, ultimately improving their Italian language proficiency while simultaneously gaining a deeper understanding of the country’s rich and diverse...

The Italian American Police Society of NJ recently concluded its Holiday Season with a party for Big Brothers and Big Sisters of NJ. The Society purchased and collected toys for hundreds of at risk children from North Jersey. The party was held at the American Legion Post 155 in Whippany and had face painting, pizza and lots of bugs and smiles from...