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Surnames and Their Origins

By On August 16, 2016

By Joseph Cannavo CARNEVALE — This surname is thought to have derived first as a nickname from the Latin festival of Carnival, then evolving as a surname, as is often the case.… Read More

Italian Made Fun & Simple

Italian Made Fun & Simple

By On August 16, 2016

In the last lesson we learned how to conjugate regular –are verbs — or as they are also known, first conjugation verbs. In this lesson we will learn verb usage when making Italian… Read More

Obituaries

In Memoriam: Joseph R. Polito

By On August 16, 2016

By Barbara Ann Zippi Lawyer and civic volunteer Joseph R. Polito Jr. of West Chester, often affectionately called “Mr. Chester County” by his friends for his devotion to the community, died on… Read More

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Italian Made Fun & Simple

Ferragosto moglie mia … divertiamoci insieme!

By On August 16, 2016

Da Susanna Squellerio Feriae Augusti, il riposo di Augusto, così veniva indicata la festività istituita, in onore di Ottaviano Augusto, primo imperatore romano, nel 18 a.C. unendosi così alle antichissime festività di… Read More

grapes
Featured

Grape expectations: Some varieties of red and white ripe for rediscovery

By On August 16, 2016

By Frank Cipparone One of the most exciting developments in Italian wine over the last 20 years is the attention paid to native grapes, many of which had been all but abandoned… Read More

Dr. Rosalie and Anthony Mirenda visit the set.
Design & Luxury

We gear up for Consulate Canepari’s Ciao Philadelphia!

By On August 16, 2016

By Barbara Ann Zippi August is already here and it’s an exciting time to witness who is going to be working with our world leaders come November. Brava to the new groundbreaking… Read More

Desserts created by Dave “The Mailman” Evanko
Featured

‘Sorry I’ve passed on, but meet some friends of mine’

By On August 16, 2016

How an impulsive phone call led to ties that bind By Charlie Sacchetti In the fall of 2012, I saw the promo on PBS and it looked pretty interesting. It was for… Read More

Community Events

September-October 2016 Community Calendar

By On August 16, 2016

Sept. 17 Annual St. Anthony’s Italian Festival in Glassboro, N.J. For information contact Tawana Bryant at (856) 881-9230, Ext. 88322. Sept. 10-11 Annual Italian Festival, Our Lady of Consolation Parish, Philadelphia. Inaugural… Read More

Local Interests

New Beginning for Serpe’s

By On August 16, 2016

From left: Elsmere Mayor Steve Burg, Domenic Serpe, Rich Serpe and New Castle County Executive Tom Gordon gather to herald a new beginning for Serpe’s Bakery, the landmark Elsmere business that is… Read More

Clockwise from front: Walter and Jayne Garrison, Margaret Kuo, Barbara Zippi, Robert Och, Stephen and Sally Holub, Walter and Alice Strine and Warren Kuo enjoy a night out at L’angolo’s West.
Food & Wine

Time to kick back with your friends at some local favorite BYOBs

By On August 16, 2016

By Barbara Ann Zippi Italian BYOBs are a great way to spend time with friends and family. The newest one to join the list is L’angolo’s West. I heard numerous times from… Read More