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Bay Ridge has always had a small-town flavor — now it's getting a taste of the Village. Pasticceria Rocco — a 40-year institution in Manhattan's East Village famed for its cakes, cookies, and cannoli — is due to open a second location on Fourth Avenue between 94th and 95th streets next month.   The bakery's owners have run a kitchen for who...

THURSDAY, MAY 22 - 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.A significant Bay Area Italian American author, whose books include Una Storia Segreta: The Secret History of Italian American Evacution and Internment During WWII, The Big Book of Italian American Culture, Esty: A Novel/Memoir and Mal Occhio: The Underside of Vision.   DiStasi will be interviewed on t...

The Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF) will honor leaders in government, military justice and labor at its 26th NELA Gala in Washington, D.C., May 22. Actor Joe Mantegna will be the Master of Ceremonies. Tenor Sean Harris will perform.   HONOREES: Secretary Leon Panetta, statesman, lawyer, and professorSen. Christopher Dodd, president, the Moti...

A record number of entry visas to Italy were issued in 2013. The 2,125,490 visas issued, 13.5% more than in 2012, generated 104 million euros for the state coffers – an unprecedented result.   Italy takes second place in the Schengen area for the number of visas issued, behind France (2,471,220) and, for the first time, ahead of Germany (2,0...

MONDAY, JUNE 210:00 a.m. Flag Raising Ceremony presided by the Honorable Dave Cortese at County Government Center11:00 a.m. social time IAHF12:00 p.m. lunch Join us as we celebrate an important date in the history of Italy. June 2nd marks the anniversary of the Italian Republic founded in 1946 when in a national referendum after World War II, the...

Join the Italian community in the longest-running parade and commemoration in the country to honor Christopher Columbus - in its 124th year! This event has been endorsed by Baltimore mayors and other dignitaries. Your civic group is invited to march in the parade!   The day commences with a wreath-laying ceremony at COLUMBUS PIAZZA in Little...

Come ogni anno, AmCham e il Consolato degli Stati Uniti d'America patrocinano l'evento di Easy Milano, che celebra il 4 luglio, una festa importante in occasione della ricorrenza della nascita degli Stati Uniti d'America, 4 luglio 1776.   Quest'anno l'evento avrà inizio alle ore 19.00 e si terrà presso il Fiat Open Lounge at Executive Lounge...

  WTI Magazine #39    2014 July, 16Author : italia.it      Translation by:   With its Etruscan walls, a gorgeous Medieval center, Perugia is not only a city for the gluttonous (re: chocolate), but for artists and art lovers alike. This splendid capital of the Region of Umbria is also a culture capital par excellence, and the seat of two importan...

Il settore dei serviiz, delle costruzioni e del commercio al dettaglio trascinano la fiducia delle imprese, che a luglio segna un nuovo rialzo, secondo l'indagine dell'Istat, raggiungendo 90,9 punti dagli 88,2 di giugno. Un livello così alto non si registrato da agosto 2011.   L'indice generale riesce così a ribattere alla lieve diminuzione...

In Explorers Emigrants Citizens: A Visual History of the Italian-American Experience from the Collections of the Library of Congress, over 500 images celebrate the rich and diverse history of Italian-American accomplishments over the past 500 years.   The Greater Washington, D.C. Region invites you to a conversation with Linda Barrett Osborn...

Jeep will begin later this month its foray into the market for subcompact SUVs -- the industry's fastest-growing segment -- when it puts on sale the Renegade, the first model born from the coupling of U.S. and Italian engineering at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA).   "It's the first example of cross-country collaboration," CEO Sergio Marchio...

October 9 (Thursday) 7:30 pmCellini Lodge #2206, OSIA, Celebrates Italian Americans in SportsThe evening will be dedicated to the history, lives and accomplishments of some of the famous athletes, coaches and managers through films, photos, music and talks. Light refreshments served. Sponsored by Cellini Lodge #2206 of New Hyde Park.Marcus Christ...