On Tuesday, the Providence Board of Parks Commissioners heard from the public on what they want to see done with the city’s Christopher Columbus statue. Last month, the statue was boarded up after vandals threatened to tear it down. It was later removed from the Elmwood neighborhood and is currently stored in a “secure location,” according to Depar...

When folks across the state recall Dick Fossa’s remarkable career as a high school football coach, they easily identify it with the 15 seasons he spent as Narragansett High’s head coach, which included four Super Bowl appearances, two Division IV championships, and four Providence Gridiron Coach of the Year honors. But what some people tend to forg...

About 100 police officers and state troopers responded Tuesday night to the Christopher Columbus statue at Elmwood and Reservoir avenues after a flyer circulated online threatening to tear it down, according to authorities. Cmdr. Thomas Verdi said some people who’d come out to Columbus Square eventually left without causing damage, and others were...

One of Rhode Island’s most popular dining destinations is looking to the great outdoors this summer for a boost in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Restaurants on Atwells Avenue will expand al fresco seating out onto the pavement as the street is closed to traffic starting next weekend. "We're really excited, all of us here on Federal Hill. It's...

The Cineteca of Bologna is one of the world’s most renowned film restoration centers, home of the Charlie Chaplin and Pier Paolo Pasolini archives. Each summer, it hosts Il Cinema Ritrovato, an acclaimed film festival featuring restored masterpieces and early silent cinema that has been described as “pure heaven for cinéphiles.” Thanks to an ongoin...

Seminari, degustazioni, cene, interventi con esperti, training, con oltre 1000 persone coinvolte. Un bilancio positivo a fine campagna triennale per “Add extra quality to your life” il programma dell’Unione Europea che ha visto la partecipazione e il supporto di due aziende olivicole, la CEQ Italia e la spagnola QVExtra!. L’obiettivo é stato quello...

Al via Mercanteinfiera, l’appuntamento di Fiere di Parma dedicato ad antiquariato, design, modernariato e collezionismo vintage in programma dal 29 febbraio all’8 marzo. Elegante, raffinato, amico di nobildonne come la Duchessa di Windsor e Margaret d’Inghilterra, di celebri dive come Audrey Hepburn e Liz Taylor non ha mai smesso di voler essere un...

For Michael Altieri, owning a restaurant on Mineral Spring Avenue feels like a return to his roots, said the lifelong North Providence resident and one of the co-owners of the newly opened Parma Bar and Grille. “I get a rush from seeing people satisfied from the product we put out,” Altieri told The Breeze, adding that he loves the positive energy...

Judge Frank Caprio, explaining the ("If I catch you") Italian hand gesture. Hand gestures are a powerful tool that has been a large part of Italian culture. Around 250 specific hand gestures have been identified, with the belief that they originated from a long history of Italy being invaded by many other countries. Given that there was no common l...

Anthony “Nappy” Napolitano stood at the podium inside the historic and nationally famous Italo-American Club of Rhode Island in Providence Monday night and declared, “the greatest contribution I have made to this club is George Lazzareschi Jr.” That statement set off one of many standing ovations, as Napolitano and Lazzereschi embraced on a night p...