Festa Italiana returns this weekend to downtown Pensacola. Festa Italiana is a celebration of all things Italian, including food offerings like shrimp scampi, spaghetti and meatballs, lasagna, sausage and pepper sandwiches, and tiramisu. Italian music, prize drawings and a silent auction are all part of the event. This year’s drawing: 1st prize is...

Hey friends and family!! I need you to help us celebrate our 90th Anniversary! With the great entertainer Frank DiSalvo, an awesome venue (Veloce Motors The Vault - Miramar ), and great food, this will be a dinner dance and party you'll never forget! Italian Style! Celebrating the 90th Year Anniversary of the Sons of Italy San Diego- Lodge No. 1627...

The 30th annual Columbus Day Ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Oct. 12 at the Columbus Monument on Harding Boulevard by Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown. Sponsoring Italian American Organizations include Americans of Italian Heritage Council, MSS Society, Holy Saviour Club, Regional Association of Campania, Knights of Columbus, Mount Carmel Club and L...

Some people living in Pueblo chose to protest a Christopher Columbus monument located on Abriendo Avenue, while indigenous people and activist groups gathered as far away from the statue as they could. Activists say for them, Columbus represents colonialism, exploitation, and racism. Pueblo is known for its ethnic diversity, which includes a large...

The New Castle Sons of Italy turned 100. Lodge No. 1171, with its main hall at 905 S. Mill St., was originally chartered Oct. 2, 1922, and a celebration was held last Saturday. Around 220 people came in to celebrate throughout the day, which included a chicken Parmesan pasta dinner, Nunzio Burrelli as dinner entertainment and four local bands after...

Among the contributions to improving the condition and reputation of Italians in America that are wrongly less remembered is unfortunately still that of Sicilian physician Vincenzo Sellaro, co-founder of the first Italian hospital in America and Ordine dei Figli d'Italia in America (now the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America). The Sicilia...

A call for unity and action!  That’s the message of Keynote Speaker Virginia Gardner, President of the Italian American Alliance – National, at the Conference of Italian American Organizations in Connecticut, hosted by the Italian-American Defense League.  Gardner began her speech by jokingly pointing out how “Anglo” her last name by marriage is, b...

Morris County Sons of Italy – Lodge 2561 held its annual Members BBQ/Picnic this past Sunday, September 25 at Knoll Park in Lake Hiawatha. The Brownstone once again grilled and prepared an abundant amount of all the usual picnic favorites and fixings for the event, chicken, burgers, dogs, salads, snacks, and much more. No one in the group of approx...

The Wilmington Sons and Daughters of Italy will be celebrating Italian Heritage Month in October with a number of events. The events will include a cooking demonstration, art history lecture, concert, car show and a golf outing, and many will take place at the Wilmington Memorial Library, located at 175 Middlesex Ave. "These events have been extrem...