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It was a weekend of smiles, emotions and memories last weekend in Tollo, Italy for Laura Lasorda, daughter of Tommy and Jo Lasorda. Accompanied with an entourage of friends and family, Laura Lasorda visited Tollo tracing the ancestral roots of her grandfather Sabatino Lasorda, who left this small town known for its fine Abruzzese cuisine and wine i...

Marketplace at Avalon Park is getting a new restaurant where the guest is the chef. Spoleto Italian Kitchen has signed on to be the newest vendor in the food hall, Marketplace at Avalon Park. Spoleto is known for its build-your-own portion of its menu, specifically pasta, where guests can choose their base, six ingredients, choice of sauce and garn...

Not just a tourist attraction, but an opportunity to revitalize the entire Brembana Valley (in Lombardia) after the difficult years of the pandemic: the world's longest discontinuous footbridge with no lateral ties was inaugurated in Dossena (Bergamo), suspended 120 meters above ground to offer breathtaking views of the Orobic Pre-Alps landscapes,...

Join us at Il Centro (8711 18th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY) on Saturday June 4th doors open at 6:30 pm. Please register all participants here. Our June Cultural Event welcomes Artist/Director Michele Petruzziello as he presents the screening of his docufilm: “Once Upon a Time in Brooklyno”. Click here to watch the Teaser. This documentary takes you on a...

With masking and vaccination requirements largely dropped in Italy and summer approaching, crowds of travelers have begun to return to Rome’s Centro Storico — the area most dependent on tourism and the hardest hit by the pandemic — according to hoteliers and others working near Rome’s iconic spots. “Trevi Square and the whole center of Rome is full...

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 7:00 PM. 550 E Broad St, Westfield, NJ, 07090. IN person event. Former Yankee Batboy Anthony Florio will share stories about growing up in Little Italy in New York, travelling with the Yankees each summer and also during three World Series. He will talk about his experiences with NY Yankee greats Mickey Mantle, Yogi Berra,...

First things first: gelato is good for you - don’t let anybody tell you otherwise. How so? Gelato provides the body with all the nutrients it needs: carbohydrates, proteins and fats, especially when you go for a cream- and milk-based flavor (the so-called creme), as well as vitamins and mineral salts, particularly abundant in fruit flavors.  Gelato...

Ray Romano will star and produce a new film about the extraordinary life of American basketball coach and broadcaster Jim Valvano. The script will be written by Jim Strouse, whose credits include Grace Is Gone and The Winning Season. Romano will produce with game1’s Basil Iwanyk, Greg Economou and Mark Ciardi (The Rookie). The Valvano family will p...

Milan is one of the world fashion's capital. But the city is not only a shopping hotspot. Milan also boosts an unbeatable night life, plenty of cultural events and inviting traditional restaurants. The Milanese live in a city where modernity and tradition come together to create an interesting reality, probably the most European city in Italy. We s...

The avenue known for luxury shopping in the Big Apple will be celebrating the legendary era and Italian style glorified by “la Dolce Vita” for 7 days. The iconic avenue will celebrate “Made in Italy” for one week with a series of events centered around fashion, jewelry, food and design. The “Italy on Madison” initiative, launched by the ITA (Italia...

Last May 14, the President of the Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans, Ron Onesti, arrived in San Marino to express his concrete solidarity in favor of the reception of Ukrainian refugees that San Marino is offering. Dr. Maria Alessandra Albertini met with Onesti to express the deepest gratitude of San Marino's Secretary of State for Foreign...

On Wednesday, the Adelphi University baseball team learned that it had a pair of headliners on the 2022 NE10 All-Conference Team. Matt Alifano followed up last season's Southwest Division Rookie Hitter of the Year honor with an NE10 Southwest Division Player of the Year nod in 2022. Meanwhile, John Rizzo was named the NE10 Southwest Division Rookie...