La Gazzetta Italiana

Two German tourists were fined and asked to leave the city of Venice

September 2019
Two German tourists were fined and asked to leave the city of Venice last month for making themselves a coffee by the steps of the famous Rialto Bridge. Using a newly passed law, police officers fined them €950 ($1,050) for unseemly behavior....


Two U.S. tourists were arrested in Rome. One confessed to the killing of Italian policeman

September 2019
Two U.S. tourists were arrested in Rome in July in connection with the stabbing death of Italian policeman, Mario Cerciello Rega. One of the arrested has reportedly confessed to the killing, at press time. The U.S. students, age 18 and 19 were...


Italian Top Court said, School meal home-packed can be a possible violation of the principies of equality

September 2019
Parents have reacted angrily to a decision by Italy’s top court which states that the right to eat packed lunches in schools is not “unconditional.” Italy’s Supreme Court said that schools should have the autonomy to decide if children are...


Pittsburgh's Little Italy Days

August 2019
Pittsburgh’s Little Italy Days started in 2002 to celebrate Bloomfield’s Italian heritage and create a destination spot for Italian-themed entertainment and food. The event has grown through the years and now lasts four days.  Sal Richetti,...


The Greater Youngstown Italian Fest

August 2019
The Greater Youngstown Italian Fest is an annual event in downtown Youngstown, hosted by the Italian Heritage Foundation of Youngstown, Inc. The primary goal of the registered non-profit heritage foundation is to improve the quality of life in...


The Feast in Little Italy Cleveland

August 2019
The biggest festival in Cleveland’s Little Italy kicks off this month on Aug. 15! The Feast of the Assumption, better known as simply “The Feast” to locals, is a 4-day event spanning across five blocks of the city’s Italian hot spot.  Vendors...


NIAF On Campus Fellowship Scholarship Announced

August 2019
The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) announced that the 2019-2020 NIAF on Campus Fellowship application is open now until September 13. The program is intended for future leaders who self-identify as active in the Italian American...


MUST-GO: Play Bocce

August 2019
Il gioco delle bocce  - sport o passatempo che lo si voglia considerare - ha radici antichissime: in Turchia sono state ritrovate alcune sfere in pietra antenate delle attuali bocce, datate attorno al 7000 a.C. La diffusione del gioco moderno...


Little Italy: Baltimore

August 2019
La Little Italy di Baltimora è uno storico e pittoresco quartiere che è sopravvissuto e prosperato per diverse generazioni. Fondato dai nostri emigranti verso la metà del 1800, nel ventennio tra l’inizio del 1900 e il 1920 era esclusivamente...


August Birthdays

August 2019
As summer’s end approaches, some of our favorite Italians are celebrating birthdays. Giada De Laurentiis, an Italian American chef, writer, TV personality, and host of her own Food Network program (“Giada at Home”), was born on Aug. 22. On...


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