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Mozzarella en Carrozza: An Italian Enclave Favorite Dish

Mozzarella en Carrozza: An Italian Enclave Favorite Dish

Mozzarella en Carrozza: Everyone’s Favorite Appetizer At the Italian Enclaves Historical Society, we love analyzing the food that is eaten in Italian neighborhoods. In some parts of the country, there are dishes that are specific to a respective geography. There are...

The Only Giglio In The Entire World In 2020: Williamsburg, Brooklyn

The Only Giglio In The Entire World In 2020: Williamsburg, Brooklyn

By: Raymond Guarini Italian American tradition has many cornerstones, and the Dance of the Giglio is one the most awe-inspiring. To build a Giglio is a feat onto itself, and then to dance this multi-story piece of art is another grand accomplishment altogether. The...

Beatification of Carlo Acutis

Beatification of Carlo Acutis

By: Raymond Guarini Earlier today, in Italy, a mass was held for the beatification of Carlo Acutis, who is on his way to becoming a Catholic saint. A few years ago, when I began writing blog posts about Italian enclaves in the United States and their churches, I...