Italian American feast season is about to begin throughout the United States and members of the Society of Our Lady of Sacro Monte of Novi Velia in New Jersey have decided that Coronavirus won’t stop their centuries-old tradition. The triduum and feast of Our Lady of Sacro Monte of Novi Velia will be livestreamed on the society’s Facebook page, as...

Craving Italian food? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Italian restaurants around Newark, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to meet your needs. 1. Caffe Espresso Italia Topping the list is Caffe Espresso Italia, serving up home-style Italian American favorites like eggp...

From its humble origins in Newark, New Jersey, for nearly 90 years, the venerable ‘Italian Tribune’ has grown to become perhaps the most important English-language voice in Italian American media. We’ll meet the inspiring couple who has made this multi-generational Italian family business into not just “the Paper of Record for the Italian American...

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...

Parte da Molfetta l’idea di lanciare una petizione popolare per riaprire il Consolato Italiano di Newark nel New Jersey. Come ormai risaputo è proprio in questa particolare zona degli Stati Uniti che si concentra un numero considerevole di molfettesi (secondo qualcuno quasi una seconda Molfetta), senza considerare la presenza molto alta di italiani...

There is more to celebrating Italian traditions than to feast on pizza or pasta at home or at a restaurant, especially with the approach of Columbus Day each year. Columbus Day, a federal holiday, occurs in October during national Italian Heritage Month. So how can one best appreciate and celebrate things Italian this month and beyond, whether you...

Italian journalist Paolo Borrometi, known for his reporting on the Sicilian mafia, received the 2019 Peter Mackler Award for Courageous and Ethical Journalism at a ceremony at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism on Sept. 25. The award, established in 2008, honors reporters and editors who have demonstrated a commitment to fairness, accu...

"Daniel P Quinn has captured a bygone era with such detailed, loving, bittersweet accuracy. Such family memories - and they are rich indeed, considering he hails from two such vibrant, singularly civilized cultures ... Irish- and Italian-American; no fooling around! The old Newark comes alive in his poignant, celebrating words ... as does the glory...

Good news for U.S. travelers yearning to visit southern Italy: on Thursday, United Airlines announced a brand new flight from New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport to Palermo, Sicily. It'll be the only daily nonstop flight from the U.S. to the capital city of the Italian island. The new route, which will launch on May 20, 2020, is espec...

Legendary Newark politician Anthony Carrino, a former Newark police officer who represented the North Ward on the city council for 28 years, has passed away. Carrino was one of Newark Mayor Kenneth Gibson’s fiercest opponents during the twelve years that the two served together.  His final term on the Newark council overlapped with the four years U...