Thursday, May 26, 2022. 6:00 PM EDT - 7:30 PM EDT. Heinz History Center - 1212 Smallman St. - Pittsburgh, PA. Register here. Imagine an assignment in college as a dance major opening a door and leading you to a life-long mission after just one performance. Anna Harsh made a vision board in 6th grade about dancing professionally, traveling to Italy,...

Growing up in Northeastern Pennsylvania, an area with a vibrant Italian American community, Stephanie Longo first became intrigued by her heritage when she was five years old when her mother took her to Dino and Francesco’s restaurant in Clarks Summit, PA, which had a large map of Italy on their placemat.  While they were there, her mother, Ann Mar...

Dear Members & Friends, The Filitalia International & Foundation is happy to announce that we are receiving applications for the 2022 Scholarship awards. The majority of scholarships are available for Filitalia chapter members only, but some specific scholarships are also for non-members. Please pass on the information attached to your fellow membe...

Wednesday June 15th, 2022, 6:30 pm. Ethical Society, 906 Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103. This event is FREE. Dear Friends, In collaboration with the Italian Consulate in Philadelphia, PI-Philly is happy to invite you to the “Art & Innovation Series.” Professor Luca Cottini will hold the first conversation: The Italian Renaissance & cont...

Natalie Carbone Mangini spent her life as a trailblazer, continually opening new doors for women in science while wearing the hats of mother and restaurateur. In 93 years, Mangini shattered the glass ceiling when she became the first woman scientist employed at the Westinghouse Bettis Atomic Power Division, raised four children with her late husban...

After 19 years of “exemplary service,” Leadership Northeast Executive Director Lori Nocito will retire in July. The Leadership Northeast Board of Directors made the announcement Thursday. Leadership Northeast’s nationally recognized programs have helped participants develop both personally and professionally and empower them to use their leadership...

You probably know about Hoagie Dom: the sandwich pop-up whose reservation-only sandwiches are announced on Instagram and sell out within minutes. The hoagies, such as Calabrian Chicken Cutlet and Crispy Eggplant Caesar, are all created by Hoagie Dom’s Dominic Rocconi, who makes them on sesame-seeded rolls he bakes himself. His rotating menu of hoag...

The 12th Annual Italian American Heritage Festival, a cultural celebration of family, friends, food and fun, will come to Rose Tree Park in Upper Providence, beginning at 11 a.m. Sunday, June 5. The festival will feature Italian foods, personalities, and Italian car show, vendors, displays of interest, games for adults and children, bocce tournamen...

One of my favorite delights is going out to a restaurant for a nice meal. With lockdowns and mandates, takeout was the rule of the day. We did a lot of ordering to help businesses remain solvent. Now that eateries are once again opening their doors to customers going out for a meal can be risky as many establishments are short staffed or have inexp...

After a two-year hiatus thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, the streets of Jessup will be filled this weekend with people celebrating a tradition brought here by Italian immigrants decades ago. Whether you’ve never experienced the annual St. Ubaldo Day or you just need a refresher before the big event, here’s what you need to know about la Festa dei C...