Pittsburgh

In Calabria, Italy a Pittsburgh-born Rabbi and a Local Catholic Priest Offer an Interfaith Memorial Service for Jews Murdered in Pittsburgh

December 2018 |
On Saturday evening, November 3, 2018, exactly one week following the brutal attack on American Jews, a tiny village in the mountains of Calabria, Italy, Serrastretta, offered an interfaith memorial service to honor the dead and to speak in a...

Hillsville, Pennsylvania: The Quarry Town Where Our Story Began

May 2017 |
In 1896, Ascienzo Grilli and his wife, the former Elizabeth Strizzi, gave birth to my great grandfather, Berardino Grilli, one of six boys. They lived in Villa Sant'Angelo, a small Abruzzo village in the foothills of the Gran Sasso mountain range....

Wine Making in Pittsburgh's Strip District

November 2016 |
It's wine-making time in Pittsburgh. The leaves are changing color, there's a cold snap in the air and the smell of grapes fermenting is everywhere in the Strip District. As early as 6 a.m., you can see the cars and pick-ups rolling up to the...

Century-old Penn Mac Anchors Pittsburgh’s Strip District

September 2016 |
In operation since 1902, the Pennsylvania Macaroni Company is one of Pittsburgh’s oldest retail establishments and one of the area’s best-known Italian specialty stores. A popular shopping destination for locals and out of town...

Bloomfield, Pittsburgh's Little Italy

August 2010 |
Sin dal 1700, l'odierna Bloomfield, situata in Pittsburgh, ha visto nella sua storia numerose e diverse culture a popolare quest'area. Oggi, con lo stesso spirito cosmopolitano, Bloomfield ospita una vibrante ed attiva Piccota Italia che da vita...