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...

by Ken Mammarella   St. Anthony of Padua's 42nd annual Italian Festival brings a Renaissance theme – and food and drink, music, expressions of faith, rides, games, handicrafts and more food and drink – to Wilmington, Sunday through June 19.   The festival, which boasts the third biggest crowds of any Delaware event – 73,000, after Fir...

The Charcoal Pit has been a landmark on Concord Pike for 57 years, a quintessential American hamburger joint on a Wilmington highway that's straight out of a Hollywood back lot.   Now, the owners of the popular restaurant with the giant "Soup's On" sign in the window are bringing a little Euro flavor to the commercial thoroughfare.  ...

July 11, 2015 - Saturday 6:00 PMWilmington HQ - 100 N Dupont Rd, Wilmington, DE 19805, USAThe hysterical, full audience participation production, where anything and everything that can go wrong, does! Dance, act, and laugh yourself silly, right along side the wedding party. Watch as Joey and Gina try to keep their special day from turning...

During the peak years of immigration to the United States from southern Italy, many of the Italian immigrants came to Delaware seeking a better life. They came to work as laborers on the railroad and in construction. In 1890, there were 459 Italian-born residents in Delaware and their numbers grew greatly by the close of the century. Besides those...

The da Vinci Society of Delaware is holding its annual fall festival Vendemmia da Vinci celebrating the centuries-old tradition of the Italian grape harvest on Sunday, October 13, at Tubman Garrett Park in Wilmington, Del., from 2 - 6 p.m. The festival will feature some of the best local Italian wines, Italian cuisine from area restaurants, an Ital...

June 9, 2015 - Tuesday 5:30 PM (on various days)St Anthony of Padua - 901 N. Dupont Street - Wilmington, Delaware 19805The St. Anthony's Italian Festival returns on Sunday, June 7 and continues through Sunday, June 14. The 2015 Festival theme is Abruzzo, a region to which many in Delaware's Italian-American community trace their ance...