Twenty four players formed 5 teams to contend for the Fall Classic tournament championship. Captains Vince Colasante, Michele Buono, Cesidio Pellegrini, Fred Rossi, and Biago D'urso selected teams that competed in a double round robin round. The two best teams from the round robin played in a best of three championship round. The Drama began to bui...

On June 3, join the Wilmington Blue Rocks baseball team for Italian Heritage Night as they take on the Carolina Mudcats at Frawley Stadium. Enjoy the game along with traditional Italian music, Italian trivia games and specialty Italian food items from Botto's Italian Sausage. Tickets: $7. For information and tickets, call 302-472-5701 or visit www....

This year's St. Anthony's Italian Feast, held June 6 - 9 and in its 13th year, was a tremendous success in spite of the fickle weather and one washout day. It once again transformed the parking lot at the Church of the Assumption in Roselle Park, into a wonderland of rides, games, food, entertainment and, after dark, sparkling lights. It was a grea...

Little Italy, long known for its pizza and pasta, is slowing transforming itself into the proverbial melting pot. And the same goes for the rest of Wilmington's West Side. Both neighborhoods have emerged as the epicenter for ethnic restaurants, a sure-fire place to get authentic, home-cooked meals, thanks, in part, to the surge in the His...

"Giada is five years old. She lives in Utica, New York. Her mom was born there, but her dad was born in Italy." So begins the new, illustrated book that, according to award-winning author Michael Sedge, will put young children on the path to learning Italian.   "I have lived in Italy many years and have grandkids both there and the United St...

More than 3,000 wine lovers are expected to meet up Sunday, Oct. 12 for the Societa da Vinci Vendemmia Wine Festival in Wilmington, Delaware. From 2 to 6 p.m., you can sample fine wines and other treats from the area's best Italian restaurants and bakeries. The festival will also include live music performances, handcrafted wine and homemade gravy...

Dig into Italian history before you dig into ravioli at next week's Italian Festival in Wilmington. The Delaware Historical Society's exhibit 'Little Italy, Big Festival' goes to the origin of the famous festival. Curator Ed Richi says you can see photos of the early Italian settlers in Wilmington and how they lived.   "There's photographs...

In celebration of the 225th anniversary of Gioachino Rossini's birth, OperaDelaware will hold a spring festival featuring the Italian composer's popular setting of "Cinderella" and his rarely-performed tragedy "Semiramide." The 2017 festival runs April 29, April 30, May 6 and May 7, with afternoon and evening performances of "Semiramide" and "...

Greg Dorak, general manager of Gallucio's Italian Restaurant, which has been named Delaware's Best Italian Eatery & "Irish-Style" Pub, recently announced they are now serving Sunday brunch from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. "We are excited to now offer brunch to our patrons," said Dorak. "Our brunch menu includes breakfast staples such as pancakes, omel...

by Shirley Min   For the first time outside of Italy, an exclusive U.S. art exhibit of stolen Italian artifacts is set to open right here in Delaware. "These pieces don't come from a private collection or museum collection," said exhibit organizer Emiliano Guerra. "All of the pieces that you see is stolen art. It's Italian stolen art."...