On Saturday, two of Italy's most famous soccer teams will meet at Lincoln Financial Field. AS Roma and Inter Milan have long been among Serie A's powerhouses, and in doing so have been global representatives for two of the world's great cities.   Even if you only follow Serie A on occasion, you surely know that the league is steeped in tradi...

Matilda DeFlaviis Fumo could often be seen in the Independence Hall neighborhood, turned out as a well-dressed 18th century lady. In springtime and autumn, from the mid-1980s into 2009, Mrs. Fumo was a costumed guide for Centipede Tours. A very patient guide.   The last tour that Mrs. Fumo worked alongside Centipede guide Sally A. Downe...

by Molly Eichel   Singer and actor Frankie Avalon returned to his Italian Market roots last year to gather ingredients from the likes of Cannuli's Meats and Claudio's with his childhood pal Jerry Blavat for his first cookbook, Frankie Avalon's Italian Family Cookbook (St. Martin's Press, $24.99).   In the book, Avalon shares recipes f...

by Dana Difilippo   Geno's Steaks will donate $10,000 each to the families of firefighter Joyce Craig and Officer Robert Wilson III during a memorial plaque ceremony Friday near the South Philly landmark. Craig, an 11-year veteran and mother of two who was promoted posthumously to lieutenant, died while fighting a basement fire Dec. 9 i...

By Jeff Gammage Michael DiPilla has a dream that's as big as the Colosseum and as alluring as the Mona Lisa: to build a national museum of Italian culture in Philadelphia.   Not because the city has the largest number of Italians - that would be New York. But because Philadelphia and Italians go together like, well, pasta and gravy, and hav...

Medicine: From Salerno to Philadelphia, first John Price lecture by Dr. Joseph Gonnella. This is a RSVP only event. Please RSVP to segreteria.filadelfia@esteri.it by October 19th and put "DR. GONNELLA LECTURE" in the title of the email.   The event is the first of a series of tribute lectures to John Price, former President of the...

Sono cinque i talenti iblei, già affermati sulla scena internazionale o sulla via della consacrazione, che negli anni scorsi hanno ricevuto il riconoscimento del Premio Ragusani nel Mondo. Sono Francesco Cafiso, jazzista di acclarata fama, Giovanni Cultrera, pianista esibitosi nei teatri di svariate metropoli mondiali, Rachele Amenta, giovanissima...

By Warren Howeler   Over 100 children and their parents from throughout the Valley took part in a special showing of "The LEGO Movie" in the Sayre High School auditorium, which was sponsored by the Sayre chapter of UNICO National. For over 10 years now, the Sayre chapter of UNICO National has sponsored a free movie for local children and the...

Ciao Philadelphia 2015 was a rich series of events promoting Italy and the Italian-American contribution to this great City and Region. During the entire month of October, Ciao Philadelphia gained an exceptional level of popularity within the cultural settings of Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley.   Ciao Philadelphia i...

Proseguono il 5 marzo ad Atlanta (Georgia); il 6 a Fort Lauderdale (Florida) ed il 7 a New Orleans (Louisiana) gli incontri del roadshow ITPC 2013 organizzato dall'ENIT di New York, in collaborazione con ITPC (Italian Travel Promotion Council). La direttrice che punterà verso est, metterà in campo due seminari il 12 marzo, a Washington in mattinata...