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Lechuga's is one of Denver's last remaining north-side red sauce joints. While many other Italian restaurants and bars — Pagliaci's, Carbone's, Longo's Subway Tavern — have succumbed to old age and an influx of development, Lechuga's was saved, at least in name and menu, when the restaurant was purchased after longtime owners Chuck Lechuga and Rach...

For Italians, and Romans in particular, the Open is not just a tennis tournament where champions are crowned and a piece of history of the game is written. The "Internazionali", as the Italian Open is commonly referred to over there, is much more than that. It's a society event.   Tennis fans come from all over the country to pack the stands...

by Leonard F. Amari   This month we highlight the distinguished career of architect John Vinci. Subjects for this column come to the attention of the author in various ways.   An article in the Chicago Tribune about the controversial three sets of copper-clad wood exterior doors at the cost of nearly $670,000 in our state capitol br...

June 7, 2015 - Sunday 12:00 PMDana Hotel - 2 West Erie - Chicago, IllinoisCome out and join the Italian American Human Relations Foundation for an afternoon of fun, friendship and a traditional Sunday afternoon Pasta Dinner.   Featuring some of Chicagoland's finest musical talent: Frank Caruso Trio, Greta Pope, Mark Madsen, Jo...

Starting from the 50's / 60's took place a musical revolution, destined to change composition and interpretation and the very idea of the musical language in the fields of Contemporary Music, having as one of its important medium a musical instrument: the flute. In particular, during the first years of the mythical Ferienkursen in Darmstadt, at th...

By Nikkitha Bakshani   Everybody loves Italian food. Everybody loves deep-fried food. Put them together and you have a handful of dishes that are so delicious that it's bonkers. While you won't find any of these foods on our list of the 10 Iconic Italian Foods Everyone Should Be Able to Make, we included recipes to go along with all of these...

di Mauro Battocchi In Silicon Valley gli europei sono spesso oggetto di un tiro al piccione. È di moda negli ambienti imprenditoriali criticare il nostro Continente per un'asserita scarsa propensione all'innovazione o per temute misure protezionistiche.   Ciò nonosante il fatto che nel solo 2012 Silicon Valley ha attirato più di 4 mili...

The East Hanover Italian American Club (EHIAC) announces Michéal Castaldo as the Grand Marshall for the 2015 Columbus Day Parade, which will be held in East Hanover, New Jersey, on Sunday, October 11.   Castaldo is also being honored as the EHIAC Music Achievement Award Recipient for his outstanding performances, arranging and composing tale...

American actor Mark Ruffalo, two time nominee for the Oscar and played the role in the Marvel action blockbuster "Hulk in Avengers: Age of Ultron", will receive a special prize during his appareance as one of the special guests at the Giffoni Film Festival, an international festival for children's films.   On Saturday, Ruffalo has met the fi...

DATE: August 16, 2015 Time: 7pm Place: National Opera Center, 330 7th Ave, NY Donation: $20 Call: 718 837 0876 UARAGNIAUN is the name of a group of musicians who reprise old traditional popular music from the South of Italy, in particular songs collected in the hinterland of Puglia , the Alta Murgia area. UARAGNIAUN is the old name of GARAGNONE...

di Ivan Burroni   Italia, piccolo stivale che racchiude dentro sé una miriade di mondi diversi. Ma se c'è una cosa che accomuna tutti gli italiani in vacanza, dalle montagne altoatesine alle spiagge dei borghi del sud, è la voglia di vivere all'aperto. Cena e serata inclusa.   Ecco 10 tra dehors, terrazze, locali sulla spiaggia, dove...

Donato's Italian Restaurant transports guests to New York City's Little Italy, delivering the sights, sounds and savory tastes of a cuisine that emigrated from the motherland and evolved in the New World.   Brothers and co-owners Dennis and David Valentino recreated their childhood in Port Charlotte's Murdock Carousel Plaza 18 years ago, imp...