by Mauro Battocchi   La Scuola Internazionale di San Francisco, the Bay's premier pre-K though 8th grade international Italian school, is set to hold their annual fundraiser gala called "La Dolce Vita" on March 14th at the Regency Center on 1270 Sutton Street in San Francisco.   Last year, over 400 people attended to show their suppor...

by Holly Erickson After last year's North Beach Christmas walk was rained out by the big storm and blackout of December 2014, North Beach Neighbors president Trish Herman and local merchants have decided to hedge their bets against another washout, especially given this winter's predicted El Niño rains. The result is the 2015 Festival of Light and...

by Mauro Battocchi   "Italian Matters Because..." engaged an appreciate audience earlier this month when professors, lecturers and technologists came together and encouraged attendees to deepen their appreciation of la dolce lingua as means to change life and career. Held at at the Museo Italo-Americano, the afternoon included language mini-...

The fine Italian wrought iron Furnishing Collections of CIANI - EMPORIO SAN FIRENZE www.EmporioSanFirenze.com have continually satisfied the need for art and commercial production, typical of the evolution of artisan workmanship from the Florentine Renaissance to today.   Each product begins with hand drawings and is then fabricated by...

By: Andrea Marino   Citing the special relationship that Italians have had with San Francisco since the City's inception, Mayor Edwin Lee has declared today "Italian American Friendship and Heritage Day" in San Francisco. The proclamation was presented to Consul General of Italy in San Francisco, the Honorable Mauro Battocchi, at a gathering...

Boys' & Girls' Towns of Italy (BGTI), a nonprofit that empowers war refugee, migrant, and at-risk youth living on the streets, is excited to announce that it raised $422,000 at its Ball of the Year on Saturday, May 4 at The Westin Hotel St. Francis in San Francisco. BGTI honored Rick J. Martellaro, President of Lathrop Construction Associates I...

Quattro capolavori in un solo giorno, per raccontare oltre quaranta anni di carriera cinematografica del celebre regista italiano Bernardo Bertolucci.   Realizzata dall'organizzazione Cinema Italia SF, sotto la direzione della program director Amelia Antonucci, la rassegna cinematografica "BERTOLUCCI: A Film Series" al Castro Theatre ha risc...

Italian deli and market The Italian Homemade Company, which quickly became a North Beach favorite after opening a year ago at 716 Columbus St., has now opened a second location in Cow Hollow and is seeking to expand its original store. The storefronts adjacent to The Italian Homemade Company, from 718 to 722 Columbus St., are currently vacant: Nor...

by Mark Antonation   A new Italian restaurant is coming to downtown Denver. Lucia, a concept from North Carolina's Urban Food Group, is currently under construction at 1550 17th Street.   That's right between Common Groundsand Rockmount Ranch Wear, in case you're having difficulty envisioning to location, which was not previously a re...

By Julia Prodis Sulek For the first time in a Louis Vuitton Cup finals dogged by breakdowns and high winds, both the Italian and New Zealand catamarans sailed two races, stayed in one piece, and crossed the finish line without incident Wednesday.   Emirates Team New Zealand sailed two clean and fast races, defeating Luna Rossa Challenge by...