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Italian Cultural Society inaugurates its new headquarters in Bethesda

Italian Cultural Society inaugurates its new headquarters in Bethesda

| November 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Italian Cutural Society (ICS) recently inaugurated its new headquarters in Bethesda, Md.   The Grand Opening Events and Ribbon Cutting were held on Sunday Nov. 19 and Monday Nov. 20.  At the ribbon-cutting ceremony were, among others, Italian Embassy Minister Catherine Flumiani (center) Luigi DeLuca, president of the Society, and Francesca Casazza, the executive director.

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Franco Nuscheseʼs Cafe  Milano Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Franco Nuscheseʼs Cafe  Milano Celebrates 25th Anniversary

| November 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

The popular place where food and politics intersect Franco Nuschese’s Cafe Milano restaurant in Georgetown has been called “Washington’s ultimate gathering hole,” and for good reason.  Since its opening in Georgetown in 1992, Cafe Milano has become a Washington institution, where VIPs, politicians, diplomats, lobbyist, celebrities, business leaders, tourists and locals go to eat,  make […]

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President Donald J. Trump Proclaims October 9, 2017, as Columbus Day

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims October 9, 2017, as Columbus Day

| October 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

COLUMBUS DAY, 2017 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Five hundred and twenty-five years ago, Christopher Columbus completed an ambitious and daring voyage across the Atlantic Ocean to the Americas.  The voyage was a remarkable and then-unparalleled feat that helped launch the age […]

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Lido Civic Club Honors Anna and Francesco Isgro for Their Community Service

Lido Civic Club Honors Anna and Francesco Isgro for Their Community Service

| September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Lido Civic Club of Washington, DC recently honored Anna and Francesco Isgro for their community service at its annual Italian American Congressional Delegation Reception. Thomas Stallone Sr., the event’s chair, introduced Fr. Ezio Marchetto, pastor of Holy Rosary Church who gave the invocation. Lido President Thomas Regnante introduced the honorees. Francesco Isgro is a […]

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The Casa Italiana Language School (CILS)

The Casa Italiana Language School (CILS)

| July 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center has been called a corner of authentic Italy in the heart of Washington DC, Italy’s gift to the nation capital for over thirty years. The Casa Italiana Language School is the authentic place to experience, in Washington, all that Italy has to offer. Be it Language and History, be it Culture […]

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Lido Civic Club to Honor John DePaola

Lido Civic Club to Honor John DePaola

| July 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

John DePaola President & CEO Long Fence and Home, LLLP has been selected as the Lido Civic Club 2017 Man of the Year. DePaola and wife Jill, founded the Bo DePaola Family Foundation in memory of their son Bo DePaola. The foundation’s mission is to break the stigma of mental illness with education and guidance. […]

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Italian American Community Mourns Passing of Fred Rotondaro

Italian American Community Mourns Passing of Fred Rotondaro

| June 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Fred Rotondaro, an icon of the Italian American Community in Washington, D.C. and beyond, passed away on June 26, 2017. Born in Pittston, Pa., in 1939, Rotondaro earned undergraduate degrees in English and Philosophy from the University of Scranton, a Master’s degree in English from Creighton University, and his PhD in American Studies from New […]

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