When every other Democrat in America was swooning over Andrew Cuomo, Gina Raimondo was sparring with him. I can’t say I’m surprised. Raimondo, the second-term governor of Rhode Island, is blunt and sometimes contrarian. That’s what I’ve always liked about her. I can’t say I like how she singled out New Yorkers, stopping cars with New York license p...

Forum Lodge #391, Sons and Daughters of Italy in America invites applicants for the Anna M. Ripa Memorial Scholarship, which is awarded annually to Aquidneck Island public high school seniors of Italian descent who will be graduating in June 2020 and will be attending college or university in the fall. In addition to having earned at least a B aver...

They have distinguished their respective crafts and community while also playing major roles in highly important nonprofits. They are Johnston residents who have each carved a unique niche in the town’s tradition-rich history who recently added another chapter to a rather unique record book. “I’m proud to have this honor,” Mayor Joseph Polisena tol...

The annual St. Joseph Day Communal Celebration & Ethnic Ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, March 19th @ 1:00 Pm at the W. Warwick Town Hall. A brief ethnic commemoration will take place in Council Chambers followed by refreshments of coffee, juice & the pastry of the day, Zeppoles. A flag-raising observance of the Italian flag to incorporate our d...

Rhode Island House Republican Deputy Minority Leader Robert Quattrocchi was honored with the 2020 Person of the Year Community Service Award by the Order of the Sons and Daughters of Italy (OSDIA) - Vince Lombardi Lodge.  “I am truly honored to be recognized by the Sons and Daughters of Italy for this distinction. Thank you to President Angelo Padu...

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...