The Power of a Mystery

Read about the history of Italian Americans in Hamilton, Ohio, and how a surprising mystery uncovered the city’s rich past.

The Weight A Stamp Carries: History Signed, Sealed, & Delivered

Are you a stamp collector? If so, check out this article about Gerardo Perrotta, whose love of stamps led him to write his book, “Phila-Italy Americana: Italian Themes on United States Postage Stamps.”

“Two-Gun” Hart: An Italian American Cowboy

Read about Al Capone’s mysterious brother, Richard Hart, an Italian American cowboy and prohibition agent.

Another Mob Movie?

How many movies does it take to perpetuate the stereotype of Italian Americans as mobsters? Just one, but “The Wise Guys” will do it again.

The Capitoline Wolf Statue: Tying Ohio and Italy Together Since 1931

Read about the efforts the Order of the Sons and Daughters of Italy and the Cincinnati Parks Foundation are undertaking to restore Eden Park’s beloved Capitoline Wolf Statue.

America: Hidden Treasures

Read about a hidden treasure discovered in Oxford’s antique store that tied together Italy and America during a turbulent time.

“You’re Nobody ‘Till Somebody Sculpts You!” (from

We are very happy to welcome our new collaborator, Madeline Northup! Madeline wrote this interesting piece about Dean Martin published on the Italian American Podcast, episode 246. The link to the episode is at the bottom, and you can also subscribe to the podcast. Enjoy! Madeline Northup No Italian American household is complete without the…
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Cleveland Italian Film Festival

AUGUST 25 – SEPT 1 – SEPT 8, 2022 Cedar Lee Theater & Atlas Cinemas EastgateAward winning films from Italy with English subtitlesThe Cleveland Italian Film FestivalSponsored byItalian Tours & Travel by DianaCustomized tours to Italy, France, Ireland& other European destinations440.895.0011All Films Thursdays at 7:30 pm – $12.00All Tickets Sold in AdvanceEach year tickets sell out early.Many of…
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Cleveland Italian Film Festival – August 25 – September 1, 2022

If you are in Cleveland this summer, you do not want to miss the Cleveland Italian Film Festival. Start planning in advance and reserve your tickets! CLEVELAND ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL 2022 AUGUST 25 – SEPT 1 – SEPT 8, 2022Cedar Lee Theater & Atlas Cinemas EastgateAward winning films from Italy with English subtitlesThe Cleveland Italian Film…
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Cincinnati’s She-Wolf Stolen from Cincinnati’s Park

We are very sorry to hear that the statue of the She-Wolf, symbol of Rome, has been stolen from Eden Park in Cincinnati. This is a link to an article that reports the news.