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Let us now invite you to run a gauntlet of Brooklyn Italianates, that mid-to-late 19th century style of slightly cramped domesticity that brought ornate Italian palazzo-influenced details into residential design and construction somewhat tightened by greed and high demand. By the late 1860s, developers increasingly tended to acquire 100-foot lots a...

The Italian Trade Agency (“ITA”) is a governmental entity with diplomatic status which promotes the internationalization of the Italian companies, in line with the strategies of the Ministry for Economic Development. ITA provides information, support and advice to Italian and foreign companies. Additional information about the Italian Trade Agency...

Joseph Ficalora is President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of New York Community Bancorp Inc. (the “Company”) and New York Community Bank(the “Bank”). The Company was incorporated as Queens County Bancorp, Inc., on July 20, 1993, to serve as the holding company for Queens County Savings Bank which was established on April 14, 1859 – the f...

Falconeri, an Italian brand that is part of Calzedonia Group, is moving into the U.S. market with a store in Soho, Commercial Observer has learned. The space spans approximately 1,850 square feet on the ground level and 1,000 square feet of non-selling space in the basement at 101 Prince Street, according to JLL’s Michael Hirschfeld, who along with...

Wednesday, March 20, 2019. From 6:30 pm To 8:30 pm EST. Italian Cultural Institute of New York, 686 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065. Entrance: Free. Book Now. An evening dedicated to Milan with Stefano Boeri, architect and President of Fondazione La Triennale, in conversation with Noemi Bonazzi and Peter Eisenman, moderated by Matteo Milani. Stefan...

Known for upscale menswear, Ermenegildo Zegna has unveiled its new global flagship store at New York City’s iconic Crown Building, located at 4 W 57th Street. Designed by world-renowned architect Peter Marino, the new store both celebrates Zegna’s history and legacy and brings the Italian fashion house into a new chapter by incorporating metallic s...

Italian entrepreneurs who migrated to Stony Brook University's energy incubator to form an innovative-battery startup are planning to take on the Powerwall of Elon Musk's Tesla Inc. Their Stony Brook company, StorEn Technologies, is adapting vanadium-flow batteries -- typically the size of shipping containers and found in utility or industrial sett...

Rodo — which has been a mainstay in Italy since 1956 — is making a bigger play for the U.S. market. The family-owned brand will officially launch at Bergdorf Goodman this spring. It will kick things off with a two-day event on April 6 and 7 that showcases the heritage and craftsmanship of Rodo’s shoes and bags. The New York retailer has a departmen...

The spirit of Franca Sozzani permeated throughout the main floor of 10 Corso Como in South Street Seaport last Monday. Here, in the throws of New York Fashion Week, a collection of fashion heavy-hitters came to celebrate the launch of Franca: Chaos and Creation, a new tome—published by Assouline in collaboration with her son, photographer and filmm...

This season, the Italian Trade Commission is returning to Coterie with over 50 Italian brands at the show at the Javits Center. The Italian Trade Commission is the Italian government agency entrusted with the mission to facilitate contact between Italian companies and the rest of the world. In the United States, their objective is to expand relatio...

More than just a car, the tiny first generation Fiat 500 (1957-1975) was an important cultural icon. Like the Model T, the Volkswagen Beetle, the Mini, or the Citroen 2CV, the “Cinquecento” not only put its home country on wheels, it became the nation’s ambassador to the world. The 500 was designed by Dante Giacosa to be an affordable car for post-...

Saranno i colori e la tradizione artigianale siciliana i protagonisti della nuova collezione prêt-à-porter autunno/inverno che il brand Diego Cortez presenterà alla New York Fashion Week il 14 Febbraio presso l’Hotel Pennsylvania di New York. Un pezzo di Sicilia nel cuore della Grande Mela nella collezione intitolata “Ghigliu D’Amuri”, che in diale...