Author Grace Mattioli has been chosen as one of '50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading'. The award was the result of a public voting process and her appearance on The Authors Show in which she discussed her latest realistic fiction novel, 'Discovery of an Eagle'.   The new book delves deeply into life issues but at the same time offers witt...

After a delicious Italian buffet catered by Rocco's Restaurant and served by members Cheryl Caira, Julie Manos, Alicia Johnson and Terri Woods, the Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli Lodge 2183 of Wilmington awarded several $1,000 scholarships at its June 19 meeting. To begin the awards program, Trustee Lennie Malvone personally awarded a $1,000 scholarship...

When Wilmington businessman Jeff Jones contacted the MoMentum Group with the intent of listing the restaurant space formerly occupied by Press 102 at the Tarrymore Hotel, developer Terry Espy knew right away what downtown Wilmington lacks: upscale Italian dining.   Espy said she worked with Jones to find a buyer looking to establish an Itali...

A new casual restaurant offering authentic homemade Italian cuisine has set up shop in Mayfaire. Billing itself as fast yet fresh, Positalia Italian Eatery opened last week at 6800 Parker Farm Drive, in the new Dick's Sporting Goods shopping center.   The family owned and operated dining establishment is the first venture of its kind for Ra...

Italia più avanti degli Usa sul versante della sostenibilità: perlomeno a giudicare da alcune eccellenze come il Caab, il Centro agro-alimentare di Bologna che, con i suoi 100mila metri quadrati di superficie fotovoltaica, "impressiona per la determinazione e la portata degli investimenti realizzati in pochi mesi nel settore energetico delle rinnov...

By Valentina Barresi Occhi nuovi si posano sulla Sicilia e la sorvolano, assumendo i riflessi cangianti della sua arte e della sua storia millenaria, carpendo i colori della sua natura ribelle e mitologica. Si chiama Due South il progetto che mira a svelare l'isola nella sua autenticità, liberandola dai giudizi obsoleti di chi la descrive perennem...

By Tom Lehman The St. Anthony's Italian Festival runs through this weekend in Wilmington, offering attendees a chance to enjoy authentic Italian cuisine, Midway carnival rides and live entertainment. The long-running festival, which takes place in the city's Little Italy section, benefits the St. Anthony of Padua Grade School and generally dr...

May 2, 2015 - Saturday 8:00 PMSt Anthony of Padua - 901 N. Dupont Street - Wilmington, Delaware 19805CoroAllegro takes you on a journey through Italy as we celebrate the art of choral music, brought to us by the country's most esteemed composers.   The centerpiece of the concert is the Missa Papae Marcelli (Pope Marcellus Mass...

Following several months of delays, Mamma Lucia Cucina Italiana has now opened in the space previously occupied by Soho Bakery & Café, 431 Eastwood Road in Wilmington.   A complete remodel was necessary, said Mamma Lucia owner Francesca Di Gioia, which led to a series of unanticipated delays. Di Gioia admitted recently that she began to...

Are you trying to get back into the swing while fighting the post-holiday blues? Me too. Let's play catch-up with a piece of restaurant news. In case you missed it, Bella Coast Italian Kitchen & Market has opened at 2530 Concord Pike in Wilmington. Dinner service began in December.   On Monday, the 150-seat eatery began serving lunch. H...