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UNICO Delaware District I held its inaugural Brian Piccolo Award Program April 27 at Nicola Pizza on the Avenue.   This is an award given nationally in the month of April to an outstanding high school senior athlete of Italian heritage who exhibits the qualities and character traits modeled by the legendary Brian Piccolo: courage, friendship...

By Maurita Cardone Ci sono tanti motivi per cui si può decidere di fare il cuoco. Per Fausto Ferraresi è stata la voglia di viaggiare. "Ricordo un pomeriggio ozioso dopo la fine delle scuole medie, a chiacchierare sul dondolo con un amico. Ci chiedevamo cosa volessimo fare. Il meccanico? No, non è per me. L'elettricista? Nemmeno. O il liceo per po...

  WTI Magazine #35    2014 June, 18Author : Ilaria de Leonardis for PoisonDrops      Translation by:   "Then the LORD God said to the serpent, Because you have done this, Cursed are you more than all cattle, And more than every beast of the field [...] And I will put enmity Between you and the woman, And between your seed and her seed [...]". An...

Long Islanders were treated to a special event this past weekend as the first Italian Heritage and Cultural Festival got underway in Smithtown.   Sponsored by the Order Sons of Italy in America and the New York Commission for Social Justice, the event took place on the fairgrounds of the Smithtown Historical Society. Patrons enjoyed a day of...

Hizzoner and family are on their Roman holiday. A khaki-clad Mayor de Blasio arrived in Rome Sunday to begin his eight-day family vacation, a day later than scheduled following the death of a Staten Island man in police custody last week.   De Blasio, First Lady Chirlane McCray, and their kids Dante and Chiara — sporting a new hairdo — land...

When the popular, reputable Italian financial magazine Panorama Economy placed then-20-year-old college student Matteo Achilli on its cover in March 2012 with the headline "Italian Zuckerberg," he became a media sensation. Soon every major Italian news outlet wanted to cover the kid who'd started a professional networking website called Egomnia....

Attorneys Leonard F. Amari and Michael V. Favia and Monsignor Kenneth Velo will share the spotlight when the Justinian Society of Lawyers hosts its annual installation and awards dinner on Sept. 10 at the Palmer House Hilton.   The following officers will be formally installed at the event: Anita M. DeCarlo (president), Jessica DePinto (firs...

Our next meeting will be September 20, 2014, at the Italian Community Center, 631 E. Chicago Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, starting at 10:30 a.m. and concluding at noon. Anyone with an interest in Italian Family history is welcome.   At our meeting, we will update each other on new developments in genealogy, using DNA and other sources in ou...

(La fondazione Make in Italy cdb sta organizzando una mostra per celebrare 50 anni di innovazioni italiane a partire dalla Programma 101. La mostra debutterà nel corso della grande Maker Faire Rome – The European Edition, il prossimo 2 ottobre. In questa serie di post Maria Teresa Cometto racconterà per le storie e gli oggetti che saranno in mostra...

A) PRESENTAZIONE DELLE LISTE Le liste dei candidati alle elezioni Comites 2014 sono presentate nelle ore d'ufficio (dal lunedi' al venerdi', dalle 9.00 alle 12.30) all'Ufficio elettorale istituito presso Cancelleria Consolare della Ambasciata d'Italia in Washington DC, a partire dal ventesimo ed entro il trentesimo giorno successivo all'indizione...

America's first Spoleto - My Italian Kitchen will soon open in Central Florida.Construction is underway at Plaza on University near the University of Central Florida with an anticipated opening in January. Spoleto has plans to open several other locations throughout Orlando including one in Winter Park by the end of April. Spoleto, a popular...

More than 6,000 votes were cast in the 2014 Readers' Choice Awards poll for "Best Italian Restaurant." It was a very tight race, but one eatery came out in the lead of this collective rally cry for local food favorites.   And the winner is: Bocelli Ristorante — 1250 Hylan Blvd., Grasmere; 718-420-6150; BocelliRest.com — with 1,383 votes. &...