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KENOSHA — The Italian American Society, 2217 52nd St., will celebrate its 89th Columbus Day banquet Oct. 13. State Rep. Peter Barca, D-Kenosha, will be the master of ceremonies. Each year the society honors an American of Italian decent whom they feel has attained much success and has brought honor and respect to the Italian heritage.  ...

by Kyle Lawson   There was a time when the Italian Club on Eighth Street in Pitcairn was booming. "This was the place everybody came to on a Friday or Saturday night," treasurer Rich Tartaglione said. "And on a Sunday after church, every table was full."   As Italians across the country celebrate their heritage on Columbus Day this y...

"Il Pentagono ha speso negli ultimi due decenni centinaia di milioni di dollari in basi militari in Italia, rendendo quel paese un centro sempre più importante per la potenza dell'esercito Usa. Specialmente dall'inizio della Guerra Globale al Terrorismo nel 2001 l' US Army ha spostato il suo centro di gravità a sud della Germania, dove la maggior p...

By Liset Marquez Anthony Riboli tastes wine for a living. But Riboli's job responsibilities involve a lot more than that. As one of the winemakers for San Antonio Winery and Riboli Family Wine Estates — the family business — he not only oversees the vineyards but is also involved in day-to-day operations such as bottling and marketing....

Three great opportunities are now in the works for 2014 to study and enjoy Italian lifestyle, speak with locals, eat great food and drink fabulous wines. Cooking classes, private tours, even a Puccini concert! I am putting together small groups of students who want to live like Italian locals.• Going to Lucca June 1-12• Going to Tenuta Lupina...

The local magazine Varese Export, in an article discussing how to educate a good and competitive "export manager", reported the opinion of a professor which is worth quoting one more time. His name is Alberto Onetti, and he is a professor of Insubria University.   According to him, "nowadays a graduate that is looking for a job is like an en...

  WTI Magazine #11    2014 Jan, 3Author : italia.it      Translation by:   Naples is one of the largest and most captivating art cities on the Mediterranean Sea. Capital of the Region of Campania, it is the third-largest commune in Italy after Rome and Milan. The city dominates the Gulf of Naples, expanding fro...

In their new boxing comedy film, Grudge Match, Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro portray rival pugilists who are enticed out of retirement for one last fight. But for Stallone and De Niro, the stars of Rocky and Raging Bull respectively, a misfiring comedy set in the ring risks landing a blow to the reputation of their iconic boxing cinematic t...

Castel Sant'Angelo is one of Rome's favorite and most-recognized monuments. Yet many do not know that this impressive castle was also the Mausoleum of Hadrian, thus making it one of the city's largest funerary monuments. Connected to Campo Marzio (military neighborhood used for important funerals of State) by way of a bridge, the Mausoleum hosted...

by Kathryin Folliott   Valentine's Day is almost here, and if you're looking to book a romantic getaway there are still plenty of options available, as long as you're flexible with your travel dates. In Sonoma, California, The Kenwood Inn & Spa's Great Italian Adventure: Food, Wine & Romance package pairs villa-style accommodation wi...

James Suckling, il più famoso critico di vino del mondo (www.jamessuckling.com) ha invitato un piccolo gruppo di produttori di vino toscani a presentare il meglio della loro produzione a New York. Per il Castello Vicchiomaggio è stato selezionato: Ripa delle More 2010, Vigna La Prima 2010 e l' FSM 2009, tutti premiati con 92 punti. Nel 2010 il Rip...

NOLA.com compiled this list with information from the Archdiocese of New Orleans, the Italian American Digest, from classified ads published in The Times-Picayune, and from our community reporters. These parishes, schools and entities will host St. Joseph Altars this month.   The custom of honoring St. Joseph on his feast day, St. Joseph's D...