NEWS FROM :  

It’s Sunday morning, and I’m standing on a corner in Bay Ridge, a not-trendy section of Brooklyn, eating panelle from a brown paper bag with the chef Jordan Frosolone. We greedily tear off pieces of the fried chickpea fritters, a street food specialty from Sicily—4,000 miles away yet somehow so close. We squeeze lemon over them. We savor them. And...

Incrementare il turismo delle radici. È questo l’obiettivo principale che ha portato il Consiglio Generale degli Italiani all’Estero (Cgie) e l’Agenzia Nazionale del Turismo (ENIT) a siglare ieri pomeriggio alla Farnesina, durante la riunione del Comitato di Presidenza del Cgie, un protocollo d’intesa che porterà la due parti a collaborare per ince...

A Nebraska state senator wants Nebraska to stop celebrating the legacy of Christopher Columbus, instead, honoring Native Americans on the same day. A bill by state senator Patty Pansing Brooks of Lincoln, would replace the state-observed Columbus Day, with Indigenous Peoples Day. She wants to move away from celebrating Columbus, who she says never...

Best known as the pencil-wielding team leader on the CBS hit drama “FBI,” Jeremy Sisto has steadily built an impressive acting resume thanks to a devotion to the sorts of details that bring his characters to life. Telly Savalas had his lollipops. Peter Falk had his trench coat. And Jeremy Sisto has his pencil. Appearing on the hit CBS drama “FBI,”...

THE PURSE IS PLENTY PRETTY on the outside: emerald silk, embroidered with dainty yellow, purple, and peachy-pink blooms, arcing out of metallic vases. But things get more interesting when one pries the lustrous little parcel open. Between the seams and under the stitches, there’s something faded and faint, but unmistakable: a blue “Q” tucked betwee...

For six hours every Saturday, Lavo Italian Restaurant & Lounge at The Palazzo transforms into a brunch of bacchanalian proportions. Making people merry since 2011, the Lavo Party Brunch is all over-the-top fun. Let’s start with decadent menu items like almond-crusted French toast with cinnamon, and panettone-and-white-polenta pancakes with whipped...

Sam Carlino knew nothing of his grandfather Pete’s involvement in organized crime in Pueblo until 1985 while working at his family’s Italian sausage stand in San Jose, Calif. An elderly man took a sample and immediately recognized the recipe. “He immediately asked if I was a Carlino, and as I said yes. He proceeded to tell me how he had known my gr...

Netflix has acquired the worldwide rights to Sophia Loren’s return to the screen and her first feature film in over a decade, a drama called “The Life Ahead,” the streaming service announced Monday. Edoardo Ponti directed Loren in the film, and Netflix will debut it later this year. Loren plays a Holocaust survivor named Madame Rosa who runs a dayc...

An Italian restaurant with close to three decades of history in Hampton Roads will be the owner and anchor at a new Virginia Beach office building at the long-planned location of a biosciences park. Ynot Italian’s corporate headquarters will occupy part of the planned 45,000-square-foot office building on Princess Anne Road. Ynot bought 6 acres of...

The Plainfields' Chapter of UNICO was joined by UNICO District X Governor Anthony Bengivenga in swearing in Joe Belardo, a Vietnam veteran and recipient of many honors not only for his heroic work during the war, but also for his volunteer work for countless veteran organizations.  Joe Belardo won the 2019 Lou DeFillipo Armed Services Freedom Award...

Rome's Garbatella neighbourhood, which celebrates its centenary in 2020, was designed primarily to house railway and dock workers working in the neighbouring industrial district of Ostiense. When Garbatella's ground-breaking ceremony took place at Piazza Brin on 18 February 1920, an event presided over by Italy's King Victor Emanuel III, the fledgl...

Gregory Califano, who opened the award-winning Volturno Worcester on Shrewsbury Street in 2013, celebrated Volturno Framingham's second anniversary last September. Califano paints a picture of a successful Framingham restaurant with loyal following. Whether you’re craving handmade pasta, Neapolitan-style pizza or anything in between, both restauran...