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Sitting down in the pizza parlor he has run for 40 years, owner Vincent Ferraro recalls the leap of faith it took to purchase the business for $15,000 back in 1976. Vincent was just 23 when he bought out "USA Pizza," and renamed it Glenville Pizza. But the young entrepreneur was good with numbers, understood pizza making and already had h...

Un altro italiano di successo brilla nel firmamento degli Stati Uniti d'America per la sua maestria professionale in un delicato settore come quello della microchirurgia.   Il GEI Gruppo Esponenti Italiani di New York, che da anni unisce i più autorevoli rappresentanti della società italiana in America, ha infatti voluto premiare con il "GEI...

The Embassy of Italy in Washington D.C. and Eduitalia, an association of 80 qualified schools and universities that offer courses for foreign students in Italy, have partnered to offer 21 scholarships aimed to promote Italian language and culture in the U.S..   The grants will allow winners to live an unforgettable study experience in Italy....

The Italian Trade Commission's Atlanta office was shuttered last year and the responsibility for Georgia brought back to the Miami office where it could be more efficiently operated, the nation's consul general told Global Atlanta.   But that by no means indicates a lack of interest in Georgia and the five states and numerous Caribbean terri...

During the 1920s, William "Bill" P. Falsetta often dealt with discrimination head-on. Falsetta grew up in Grand Ledge and was picked on for his Italian-American heritage. Verbal abuse affected the way he did his schoolwork and often led to his peers' refusal to play sports with him.   But no matter how bad it got, Falsetta didn't hold r...

April 20, 2016. Wednesday 7:30 PM. Angelica's Bistro, 863 Main Street. Redwood City, California 94063. Aria Bella Trio- Classical & Opera Italian Songs. Featuring: Gloria Mendieta Gazave, Anna Maria Mendieta, and Joyce Lee   The Aria Bella Trio has delighted audiences of all ages. With the beautiful combinat...

The Columbus Citizens Foundation is thrilled with the Colorado House State, Veterans and Military Committee's recent vote of 7 to 2 rejecting a bill that would have ended the celebration of Columbus Day as a state holiday.   Colorado was the first state to recognize Columbus Day in 1907, when Italian-American Denver resident Angelo Noce lobb...

The drone of children babbling and crying during Father Timothy Elliott's homily did not phase him one bit. He knew their presence was a precious gift, all because of a special saint. Families came to St. Gianna Church for Mass April 30 to meet Dr. Gianna Emanuela Molla on her historic first visit to the Wentzville parish, founded 10 years ag...

The Illinois Order Sons of Italy Foundation is accepting applications for $1,000 college scholarships. Graduating high school seniors who are fully or partially of Italian ancestry can apply. Applicants will be selected based on financial need, scholastic achievements, high school activities showing character and leadership, a personal essay a...

Quando: Martedì, 7 giugno 2016, 5:00PM-6:30PMDove: Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Rome Auditorium, 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20009The US-Italy Global Affairs   Forum In collaborazione con SAIS, European and Eurasian Studies SAIS Italian Society Vi...

By popular reader demand, I sampled Scimeca's Italian sausage at a yellow-tarp-roofed booth on Kennedy Plaza. A reader/fan of the booth told me it was called Cappuccino Connections, though one worker at the booth assured me it was called World's Best Lemonade. Other booth workers really had no idea what it was called.   I suppose there...

The SLS Brickell has just announced its opening date and two signature restaurants. The hotel, located at 1300 S. Miami Ave., is slated to open in early October and will be the home to José Andrés' Bazaar Mar, a seafood-centric version of the chef's popular the Bazaar by José Andrés in Miami Beach.   The property will also house Fi'lia, an I...