Heritage

Natale a la casa nostra (Christmas at our house)

December 2011 |
It all started slowly, and then innocently, and developed further as the years went by: we became Americanized. There was the Night Before Christmas and Scrooge, Santa Claus, the Snowman, and Dreamin' of A White Christmas. And Macy's, and The...

A Christmas Story

December 2011 |
A blending of fact and fiction by Anthony Grano In a small hill town in southern Italy, a young man prepares to leave his home, his family and his country. The past two years have not been good for the family and Papa has decided to send his...

San Diego, California

November 2011 |
All'inizio del 1900 tanti emigrant entrati in America attraverso Ellis Island decisero di continuare verso la California sistemandosi prima a San Francisco e dopo il terremoto del 1906 rilocandosi a San Diego. Trovarono che essedo situata davanti...

The Top Ten Little Italys in the World

October 2011 |
New York, San Diego and Cleveland are just three of the top ten cities that have the most beautiful Little Italy's in the world, attracting people who love and share our passion for the Italian culture and traditions. One can find a Little Italy in...

Italian Wedding Traditions, Yesterday and Today

February 2011 |
Gli Italiani seguono molto le loro tradizioni ed il matrimonio ad esempio è un'evento che ha molte tradizioni, però certe antiche tradizioni del 1900 non si seguono più. Ad esempio, in Toscana la sposa indossava un'abito nero...

The Della Robbia Christmas Wreath

December 2010 |
Arte, tradizione e storia hanno molto a che fare col Natale. In questo aricolo troviamo informazioni molto interessanti sulla storia e sull'introduzione del natale qui negli USA. Non solo, il Natale e‘ reso ancor piu‘ magico dalle...

The First Christmas

December 2010 |
Scroll down for article in Italian The birth of Jesus, the Nazarene, happened in the most ordinary manner -- but it had such extraordinary repercussions for all of us on Earth. One simple moment in a manger, in the midst of poverty and hay, that...

Little Italy - Italian Immigrants Influence America - Part 2

September 2010 |
Part 2 of 2 Last month we published part one of Little Italy: Italian immigrants influence America, which listed some of the Little Italy neighborhoods throughout America. Below is Part II. While the list is not inclusive, it provides a brief look...

Finding the Way Back to the Garlic Corners

August 2010 |
In the Remembering section of the January 2009 issue of LA GAZZETTA ITALIANA, I read the biography of Alturo Pietraroia, a Clevelander with Italian roots who grew up in the Bellaire Road area. The biography mentioned that after immigrating to...
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