The Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia has started the issuance of the electronic identity card (CIE) on a trial basis. It is now possible to apply for the new electronic ID card, by appointment, through the PRENOT@MI platform. The EIC may only be issued to Italian citizens regularly residing in their consular district, who are already ente...

Cristiana Della’Anna, the actress who portrays Mother Cabrini in the upcoming biopic, Cabrini, visits with Sbarro Health Research Organization Founder and President Antonio Giordano, MD, PhD, and with Miguel Mostafá, Dean of the College of Science and Technology, at the Sbarro Institute for Cancer research at Temple University in Philadelphia on Fe...

The annual Scranton Chapter of UNICO National Charity Ball is set for Saturday at the Radisson at Lackawanna Station hotel in downtown Scranton, according to chapter President Peter Cognetti. Cocktails begin at 6 p.m. with dinner at 7. Reservations are needed and may be obtained by calling 570-499-1534 or email here. The chapter has been publicly r...

After 50 years of bringing authentic Italian groceries to Germantown, Doylestown, and Warminster, the owners of Altomonte’s Italian Market are expanding their operations once again with a new cafe and bakery, writes Michele Haddon for Bucks County Courier Times.   Franca and Michael Grispino moved from Italy to Philadelphia where they opened Mike’s...

Devoted fans of the "Rocky" franchise stunned Philadelphia planners in December when the city held its first Rocky Day outside the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Sylvester Stallone, the writer and star of the classic films, was greeted by.thousands of people – including some from distant countries – who had come to celebrate boxing's greatest fictiona...

It took Uncle Luigi Berardi 13 years and a lot of hard work to secure a bond and file a petition for his brother’s family to come to America, but on May 11, 1970, Amato Libero Berardi, his parents Ferdinando and Carmela, and brothers Ferdinando, Salvatore and Fausto, moved from their farmland home in Longano, Molise, Italy, and settled in Philadelp...

Saturday, February 24 · 5 - 9pm EST. 2115 South 8th Street, Philadelphia, PA. Come join us at our Open House Party for Filitalia South Philly! We're excited to welcome you to our new home at 2115 South 8th Street, Philadelphia, PA. It's going to be an awesome event filled with fun, food, and good company. Explore our vibrant culture, indulge in a d...

Former Philadelphia Eagles standout Vincent F. Papale received the Living Legend Award on Jan. 17 from the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association in a ceremony in Cherry Hill, N.J. Papale, who turned 78 on Feb. 9, was joined by his wife Janet and their children Vinny and Gabriella at the ceremony that paid tribute to the athlete who inspired the f...

Tuesday, March 19, 2024, 7 p.m. Sprezzatura, 112 East Sherman Street, Millvale, PA 15209. $65. Purchase tickets here.Celebrate St. Joseph's Day with a multi-course meal of traditional foods from Sicily, including seafood salad, fava mint soup, couscous blood orange salad, escarole and anchovy spaghetti, and St. Joseph's Day bread.  During your meal...

From humble beginnings in the former Century III Mall, Italian Village Pizza recently sold it’s 100 millionth slice. It took nearly 44 years and many locations, but the Pittsburgh long-time pizza tradition got it done. It all started with Frank Veltri Sr., who came from Italy to New York City at the age of 12 in 1967. Fast forward to 1980. Veltri h...