Italian Culture Awareness (Beat Report)

What we THINK we know about our Italian heritage today will send our ancestors laughing and shaking their heads in their graves! Forget about the orange drunk crazy peeps from ‘Jersey Shore’, we really do have ourselves a SITUATION. Q) Judging by your name, you're obviously Italian. Did you grow up with traditions or more... Continue Reading →

“We Got Ourselves a Situation Here!”     I'm going to be very honest, but I would lie if I said I was surprised with what these interview subjects don't know and I say we have ourselves a "situation". As Italians immigrated and assimilated into America, so did their culture and native traditions. Over time, the Italian culture has turned... Continue Reading →

Gennaro’s Journey to a New World

You think one could hardly remember taking on a one-way journey at such a young age. Gennaro Vuono came to America many decades ago, highly dependent on the life his parents promised him and his baby brother. Here is a family of Italian Immigrants who sacrificed everything they had in order to provide for their... Continue Reading →

Storify Assignment

Socially, many people want to capture a piece of the Italian Culture every day! I located  bakeries and markets within the city and throughout greater Philadelphia and their customer's reactions towards their selections! See the Storify here  

Only at Altomonte’s Italian Market

You can't find a "the-way-grandma-used-to-make-it-recipes" anywhere unless you're down to take a trip back Italy. Every culture and their recipes have melted within the "American" traditions. When it comes to our rooted cultures, we can all agree that the best dishes were served from our mothers and grandmothers growing up as a kid. They just... Continue Reading →

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