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Win This Car!!!

The Grand Lodge of Ohio Order Sons of Italy in America,
the Grand Lodge Foundation, the John Pirelli Lodge #1633 along with the Bocce Classic and Italian Fall Festa present the 2015 Fiat 500L Summer Festival Tour
Buy your ticket online at www.bocceclassic.com.

1000 Tickets will be sold at $50 each for a chance to drive away with this new Fiat 500L

Hall Rental Info

Our facility is available for rental to members only. If you have questions about availability, please fill out this form and we will get back to you.


In Celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Unification of Italy
A One Act Play by Mario Fratti With Performances by Mario Fratti and Laura Caparrotti

Thursday, March 17, 2011 6:30PM
Italian American Museum
155 Mulberry Street
New York, NY 10013

1807 - 1882

Cooking Demo Reservations

Yes I'd like to attend the Italian cooking demo.

The Secret of Italian Cooking

by Eldora Perfilio

Italian food is as varied as the region it comes from and the cook who prepares it. If you put 7 Italian cooks in one room and ask them to give you the recipe for pasta sauce you will undoubtedly get 7 totally different recipes This is what makes Italian food so wonderful. It's all about the individuality and passion with which it is prepared. Each of those same 7 cooks would argue that his/her recipe is the best or the most authentic!

Italian Trivia

Did you know that the dome on top of the White House was created by an Italian-American?

Did you know that there were two Italian-Americans that signed the United States Declaration of Independence?

Did you know that out of the 36 soldiers that traveled with the Lewis and Clark Expedition, 2 of them were Italian Americans?

Did you know that the largest bank in America and one of the largest in the world was founded by an Italian-American?

Did you know that the word "America" came from the name of an Italian explorer? (Amerigo Vespucci)

Famous Italian Americans


  • Yogi Berra
  • Dolph Camilli
  • Tony Lazzeri
  • Phil Rizzuto
  • Frank Crosetti
  • Dom DiMaggio
  • Joe DiMaggio
  • Carl Furillo
  • Sam Mele
  • Al Zerilla
  • Vic Raschi
  • Sal Maglie
  • Rocky Marciano
  • Rocky Graziano

How Italians Stay Slim

Eat like they do in Rome, Italy - not Rome, New York

By Holly McCord & Linda Gilbert (Nutrition News)

You’d be amazed to see what the slim, trim Italians are eating, as we were on a recent visit.
It’s so different from what we call Italian-American food in the US, and too bad for us!
The Italians enjoy much better health than we do.

Italian Cooking

(In Remembrance)
by Mark D'Angelo

Have you ever thought of why some of Italian recipes include the head, feet and organs
of such animals like sheep, goats, chickens and the like? They were simply obvious to
the Italians from the old country.

To better understand this rational, one must understand the lives of the average Italian
back then and traditional presentations of such meals.

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Restaurants & Catering

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67 South Main Street
Miamisburg, OH 45342



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