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The evening on Mulberry Street was already thickening with the aroma of fried dough and grilled sausage when a knight in faded armor coursed through the crowd in a shopping cart. “Puppet show in the church,” shouted a man pushing the cart. “Marionettes in the church.” The popular street festival that is the Feast of San Gennaro is a concerted heave...

Barnes & Noble, Inc., along with the Columbus Citizens Foundation, today announced that more than 100 Italian-American authors will be marching up Fifth Avenue in this year’s Columbus Day Parade. Chairman and Founder of Barnes & Noble, Leonard Riggio, was named Grand Marshal of the 73rd Columbus Day Parade and created the theme for this year, “A Ce...

The Cultural Italian American Organization's annual Wine Making Festival will move its Italian food and grape stomping to Fingerlakes Mall this year. The event, which previously took place on the State Street mall in downtown Auburn, will instead be held from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, in the food court of the mall, 1579 Clark St. Road, Au...

The Columbus Citizens Foundation has partnered with over 39 other Italian-American organizations and announced today that they are reaching out to all NYC elected officials and 2017 electoral candidates for their stance on the preservation or removal of the Columbus Monument and Statue at Columbus Circle.   Board President of the Columbus Citizens...

Sulla dodicesima Street lo aspettavano tutti. In fila. Qualcuno con l’ombrello aperto per ripararsi dalla pioggia. Altri sotto i rami delle piante che impreziosiscono le facciate dei palazzi del quartiere. Si parla italiano, nell’attesa. Poi i controlli, all’ingresso. Borse, attrezzature, zaini. Infine l’arrivo alla Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò. Al...

On narrow, ancient streets downtown you’ll find one of the most vibrant places in Manhattan: Little Italy. Childhood home of director Martin Scorsese and inspiration for The Godfather, Little Italy remains a vital destination for visitors to NYC. It’s also a fantastic place to get a meal at a classic restaurant. For decades now, bold-face names and...

Il presidente del Consiglio regionale dell’Abruzzo, Giuseppe Di Pangrazio, visiterà New York in occasione del Columbus Day. A darne notizia è la Orsogna Mutual Aid Society. Ad accompagnare Di Pangrazio saranno il suo segretario Gino Milano e Goffredo Palmerini, presidente dell’Anfe regionale. L’Orsogna Mutual Aid Society, l’associazione abruzzese p...

The Paolo Busti Cultural Foundation will gather on Wednesday, Oct. 11, at Terry Hills Restaurant to honor two Outstanding Italian American Men of the Genesee County Region. The Honorary recipients are Thomas Cecere and Justin Calarco-Smith.  They are two of many Italian American volunteers, who have given their time to help others. This event will...

The long, orderly line outside St. Patrick’s Cathedral Sept. 17 made a statement. Droves of reverent faithful waited seemingly without complaint Sunday morning and afternoon to show their devotion to St. Padre Pio of Pietrelcina whose relics inside the cathedral’s Lady Chapel were on display there through Sept. 18 and had been at other locales in t...

Brooklyn will commemorate the 525th anniversary of Italian navigator Christopher Columbus’ first voyage, which resulted in the discovery of the New World, in 1492. The 36th annual festive parade will also herald and celebrate the Italian heritage of thousands of Brooklynites. Four grand marshals will lead the march along Cristoforo Colombo Boulevar...

As Holy Rosary R.C. Church commemorates its 90th anniversary this weekend, parishioners and friends will mark the significant milestone with a mass celebrated by Cardinal Timothy Michael Dolan, Archbishop of New York, Saturday Sept. 23 at 5 p.m. in the South Beach church. Con-celebrating the mass will be Monsignor Peter Finn, dean of the Staten Isl...

L’imprevisto forte aumento delle richieste di cittadinanza italiana negli Stati Uniti; la collaborazione con i Patronati; le prospettive di miglioramento dei servizi consolari; il sostegno ai media digitali anche in lingua inglese rivolti ai connazionali: questi i principali temi trattati dal Direttore Generale per gli Italiani all'Estero della Far...