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It’s official: After hosting a pair of friends and family dinners tonight and tomorrow, Johnny Nunn’s Corzetti will open to the general public this Friday, May 25th. The new Italian restaurant, courtesy of French restaurant Verdigris, will help bolster an already food-friendly corner on NE Prescott and 15th, which has long been home to Grain & Gris...

Mike Marino is feeling very presidential about his latest concert tour — his “Make America Italian Again” tour. If he's taking liberties with the campaign slogan of the current White House resident, who has promised to “Make America Great Again,” it's only because the Jersey City, N.J.-born comedian wants people to know his intentions — serious or...

Internationally celebrated percussionist/singer Alessandra Belloni, joined by her performance troupe I Giullari di Piazza, will return June 29 to Cathedral of St. John the Divine (St. James Chapel, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 112 st.) for a June 29th, 8 PM, performance of with "TARANTATA - SPIDER DANCE," an ancient healing tradition with Tarantella tr...

Six area high school seniors were awarded scholarships Thursday, May 10, by Circolo da Vinci, a nonprofit Yorktown organization that promotes Italian-American heritage. The 36th annual scholarship dinner was held at Vittoria’Z in Jefferson Valley. This year’s scholarship award recipients were: Matteo Cosentino of Fordham Preparatory School (Albert...

The high-end style and time-tested craftsmanship of Italian luxury furniture-maker Giorgetti has inspired the form, function, finishes— and lifestyle—for an entire condo development. A mid-rise, Giorgetti Houston broke ground May 15 in the Upper Kirby District, an area of upscale retail, restaurants, galleries and neighborhoods located four miles w...

C’era una volta Little Italy, il quartiere italoamericano più famoso d’America, casa di migliaia di italiani emigrati qui dalla fine dell’Ottocento agli anni 50, ultima ondata migratoria massiccia. Fu in quella porzione nella Lower East di Manhattan che si stabilirono gli italiani, soprattutto del Sud: i siciliani a Elizabeth Steet, Mulberry street...

Summer is here, ushering in hot sunny days, endless outdoor adventures, and festive gatherings with friends and family! Our summer mantra?  JUST CHILL and embrace your inner Italian to the fullest. Here are 10 ways to summer like an Italian at Eataly Boston! 1. SEASON SIMPLY.When it comes to creating a dish, we Italians prefer to use just a few hig...

As he stacks four one-pound packs of bucatini on Cassinelli’s compact counter, Giovanni Cali all but apologizes for his pasta purchase.“I can make it at home,” he said. “But I don’t want to.” It’s as difficult to find a store that sells bucatini, which looks like spaghetti with a hole in the center, as it is to make it. And this is why Mr. Cali has...

In the 1270s, Thomas Aquinas founded a Dominican academy in the monastery attached to San Domenico Maggiore. Extraordinary witness accounts from this time testify that the priest was able to levitate during meditation. In one instance, the sacristan of the basilica witnessed Aquinas levitating while simultaneously speaking to Christ, who compliment...

The new Italian restaurant at Foxwoods Resort Casino officially arrived on Kentucky Derby Saturday — bright, airy, tasty and somewhat pricey in the space formerly occupied by Al Dente. Caputo Trattoria opened this month from Craveable Hospitality Group, which runs also-satisfying David Burke Prime steakhouse next door in the Grand Pequot Tower’s re...

We Play for Tips, the outstanding new album by the Sicilian saxophonist Francesco Cafiso, is a homage to New Orleans jazz. The title comes from a saying that Crescent City street musicians have emblazoned on their caps, an image that Cafiso says stuck with him after a trip to New Orleans when he was a teenager. But the latest recording by the 28-ye...