Guest Post: Growing Up Italian (American)

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The Italian experience in America is something familiar to many of us third-generation Americans. We’ve heard the story from our grandparents and great grandparents. But, what is growing up Italian American like for someone that came over a little later? Some people today have an unfair impression of what it means to be a descendant of Italians in America. (think: the mafia, or bad Jersey Shore stereotypes of hair gel, fake tans, and the g-word, […]

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Little Italy, Montreal: a slice of ‘il bel paese’ close to home

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What do you do when you wake up on Saturday, have no plans, live an hour from the Canadian border and can’t stand to read one more of @RealDonaldTrump’s tweet storms? Go to Montreal, of course, a European escape close to home–and check out Little Italy, Montreal while you’re at it. Read on to learn more about our day trip to The City of Saints. Lit tle Italy Montreal First Stop: Old Montreal Montreal, my favorite city […]

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