Monthly Archives: October 2011

American Italian Historical Association Conference and the other Florida by Arthur Cola

American Italian Historical Association and the other Florida By Arthur Cola   On a brilliantly sunny day about an hour away from a very famous Mouse, Writers and Professors representing such varied fields as history, sociology, political science, film, technology, … Continue reading

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Harry Potter, The Big Apple and Mario Batali by Arthur Cola

Harry Potter, The Big Apple and Mario Batali By Arthur Cola   It was a windy but otherwise beautiful fall day as we left Penn Station to enjoy a couple of days in New York City. The Empire State Building loomed over … Continue reading

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Festa, Michelangelo and Washington, D.C. by Arthur Cola

Festa, Michelangelo and Washington, D.C. By Arthur Cola   The colors of Autumn were at peak as I left the Chicago area on my journey to Washington,D.C. I was to be one of the guest authors at Festa Italiana. Okay, … Continue reading

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The Spirits of Oak Park /River Forest High School by Arthur Cola

Spirits in the halls of Oak Park/River Forest High School? By Arthur Cola (The author will be presenting at Festa Italiana in Washington D.C. on Oct. 9 and at the American Italian Historical Association’s 44th Annual Conference in Tampa, FL from … Continue reading

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Whittier School and its Urban Legend by Arthur Cola

John Greenleaf Whittier School and its Urban Legend By Arthur Cola (Appearing at Festa Italiana in Washington,D.C. on Oct. 9 and the AIHA Conference in Tampa, FL from Oct. 20-22) It was an ordinary day at Whittier School. 7th and … Continue reading

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