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Members of the recently disbanded Sicilian-American Society gathered outside the Foley Cancer Center to present a check for $38,150 to benefit cancer patients at Rutland Regional Medical Center.   Founded in 1927, the Sicilian-American Society was a formal way for Italian immigrants to provide support to those who recently immigrated to the...

The music of The Four Seasons — even as it enthralled a new generation of fans through the hit musical "Jersey Boys" — also marks a point of pride for Italian Americans, as the group's original lineup boasts Italian roots through and through. There's just one problem, though: When "Jersey Boys" ended its wildly successful Chicago run, demand t...

Ogni anno la comunità dei salernitani emigrati in America, per mantenere vivo il legame con la madre patria ma anche per evidenziare e valorizzare personalità che in patria si sono particolarmente distinti con le loro attività, nell'ambito di una cerimonia appositamente organizzata, premiano un connazionale come Uomo dell'Anno 2016″ che quest'anno...

Viadurini is an Italian ecommerce company that sells designer & trendy furniture from Milan online. It has announced it will open an online store in the United States. The company is already available in many European countries. We interviewed X about the online furniture store.   The most famous street in Milan is probably Via Montenapo...

By Paul Gores The highly anticipated opening of Wisconsin's first Portillo's restaurant is set for Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. The diner-themed restaurant, 17685 W. Blue Mound Road in Brookfield, closes at 10:30 p.m. Nick Scarpino, spokesman for the Chicago-based restaurant chain, said a few customers camped out overnight before Portillo's ope...

di Liliana Rosano  Una lunga esperienza professionale nel mondo delle arti performative e della cultura italiana contemporanea. Valeria Orani dalla sua Cagliari è arrivata a New York dove oggi è alla direzione artistica di Umanism NY, la prima società di servizi organizzativi, promozionali e logistici dedicati ai mestieri creativi che intendo...

By Carla Pellegrino   It is that time of year again. Our friend is out and about enjoying his annual "escape the heat" trips to Italy and La Jolla, and we, friends and admirers, are having a ball guest writing for his column and expressing to the world how dear Robin Leach is to us. Thanks, handsome! I hope that you're having a blast and enj...

By Robert Wirsing   After more than three decades of serving traditional Italian fare an iconic Bronx restaurant has closed its doors. Saturday, August 27 marked the final day for Rino's Italian Restaurant, but it was just like any other day for the well-known East Tremont Avenue eatery. Many customers patronized Rino's on Friday,...

For many, this is one of the most favorite festivals of the year, not only because of the delicious food, but the comfortable weather as well. Friday through Sunday Festa Italiana will offer all kinds of events, entertainment, and that great food we all love.   The three-day festival will include a bocce tournament, a cultural boutique...

Date: DA Monday, October 17, 2016 a Friday, October 21, 2016 - Time: At 4:30 pm Entrance : Free - For more information and to view the program click HERE On the occasion of the fifth centenary of the publication of the Orlando Furioso, the City University of New York and New York University in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institut...

When you walk into Fayetteville's Vetro 1925 Ristorante, you get the feeling that you're in for something special. The sleek illuminated bar, track lighting and abstract paintings tell you that you're somewhere sophisticated and modern. The rich hardwood floors and exposed brick walls make you feel that you are somewhere comfortable and familiar. F...

One of the few times Chris Bianco, arguably the nation's most revered pizzaiolo, has been at a loss for words was about 15 years ago, when a friend asked him to visit a priest known as Father Joe in hospice care.   "I just kind of froze," said Bianco, a normally garrulous chef who ultimately mustered the strength to speak to the dying priest...