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Zero Otto Nove In Armonk Is Old School Italian, Without Irony

Zero Otto Nove In Armonk Is Old School Italian, Without Irony

It's hard to do old-school Italian with a straight face nowadays. It's been that way since Manhattan's Mario Carbone and Rich Torrisi opened their three odes to Italian-American cuisine: Torrisi Italian Specialties, Carbone, and Parm.   These restaurants dared to admit that, sure, the mid-century Italian joints of our grandparents' generation might be old hat—but we still have a lingering affection for...

Downtown Italian Aims to Re-Create the Experience of West Village Spots at Home

Downtown Italian Aims to Re-Create the Experience of West Village Spots at Home

After a random meeting through a mutual friend, chefs Gabe and Katherine Thompson hit it off -- as you may have surmised from the joint last name. Shortly after meeting Gabe, Katherine was approached by her former colleagues Joe Campanale and August Cardona; they were opening a restaurant and wanted her to be the executive chef.   She had no desire. Katherine,...

When Italians Meet Turkey

When Italians Meet Turkey

Thanksgiving Day is almost upon us, and I haven't yet summoned the nerve to tell Uncle Mario and Aunt Carolyn, who host it, that I may not arrive until a quarter past noon.   That'll make me more than an hour late, which by my rough arithmetic translates into 12 chilled shrimp, 15 mozzarella balls, four meatballs, a medium-size plate of stuffed...

Italian American Experience Lecture Series: Clash of Civilizations in Italy

Italian American Experience Lecture Series: Clash of Civilizations in Italy

Amara Lakhous, author of Clash of Civilizations Over an Elevator in Piazza Vittorio, examines the theme of identity through the descriptions of idiosyncrasies in multicultural Italy by way of a story of a murder in Rome. This is the last of 5 lectures in the Italian American Experience Series Fall 2014, New Books on Italian Americana presented by the Hofstra Cultural Center.   Date:...

Screening: Preview of Finding the Mother Lode - December 15, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Screening: Preview of Finding the Mother Lode -  December 15, 2014 at  6:00 pm

Screening of an 80-minute-long preview of: PBS Mini-Series. Finding the Motherload (2013) Directed by Gianfranco Norelli, Produced by Gianfranco Norelli and Suma Kurien. Followed by a Q&A with director/producers Gianfranco Norelli and Suma Kurien   Italians first went to California in large numbers with the Gold Rush. While most found little gold, they did find a mother lode in farming, fishing, commerce and making wine. inding the Mother...

Nissoli (Pi):" Grazie all’associazione Aidone per l'impegno nel mantenere v…

Nissoli (Pi):" Grazie all’associazione Aidone per l'impegno nel mantenere vivo  il legame con la terra d'origine"

Deputata eletta in Nord America, Fucsia Nissoli (Pi) si è recata, ieri sera, a New York per l'incontro dell'associazione Aidone dei siciliani di Brooklyn. Durante l'incontro, Nissoli ha premiato l'uomo dell'anno, Gaetano Messina, ed ha ricordato l'importanza dell'appuntamento elettorale per il rinnovo dei Comites che è stato spostato al 17 aprile 2015.   "Grazie allo stare insieme nell'associazionismo – ha dichiarato Nissoli...

110-Year-Old De Robertis Caffe in New York City’s East Village to Close

110-Year-Old De Robertis Caffe in New York City’s East Village to Close

De Robertis Pasticceria and Caffe, the East Village pastry shop that first opened its doors in 1904 and has since been immortalized on screen in Manhattan Murder Mystery, Spike Lee's Malcom X, and Sex and the City, will close its doors on December 5, reports Bedford and Bowery.   The shop has been owned four generations of the De Robertis family and...

Belmont Little Italy Tree Lighting Ceremony - December 6th at 3:00 pm

Belmont Little Italy Tree Lighting Ceremony - December 6th at 3:00 pm

On December 6th, the Real Little Italy in the Bronx will have their Tree Lighting Ceremony! Join us in Ciccarone Park from 3-6pm to meet Santa and his elves, listen to live holiday music by Nick Vero, enjoy cookies and hot chocolate, and of course light the Christmas Tree. Once again, this year you can honor the memory of a...

Eataly New York&ICE announce Short Food Movie Contest

Eataly New York&ICE announce Short Food Movie Contest

Today, Eataly New York and the Italian American Committee on Education (IACE) announced the launch of "Short Food Movie: The Oscars at Eataly," a contest to create a food-themed video less than one minute long using a smartphone, tablet, or video camera.   This initiative is an extension of the EXPO Milan 2015 "Short Food Movie" program themed "Feed Your Mind, Film...

Via Carota Turns Out To Be Mainly Italian and Mainly Delicious

Via Carota Turns Out To Be Mainly Italian and Mainly Delicious

After many thoughtful delays, adjustments of décor, menu tweakings, and downright experiments of all sorts on the part of chefs Rita Sodi and Jody Williams, Via Carota opened somewhat stealthily last week with little fanfare.   A companion and I dined there Friday night, arriving when the door swung open at 5:45, figuring that was the way to be sure to get...

Michelangelo e la Versilia

Michelangelo e la Versilia

The Consulate General of Italy together with the Italian Cultural Institute of New York, and the municipalities of Forte dei Marmi, Pietrasanta, Seravezza, and Stazzemasustained by the Banca del Monte of Lucca Foundation present Michelangelo e la VersiliaThursday, December 4 - 6PM - Italian Cultural Institute - 686 Park Avenue - New York TO RSVP PLEASE CLICK HERE Taking Michelangelo's experience in the Versilia region as a starting point, the four Cities cast...

Theatrical Workshop Performance: From Boccaccio to Shakespeare - December 08, 20…

Theatrical Workshop Performance: From Boccaccio to Shakespeare - December 08, 2014 at 7:30 pm

An evening of theater to uncover similarities and differences between Boccaccio, Machiavelli and Shakespeare. Following their productions of Machiavelli's The Mandrake Root and of the three Boccaccio novellas from the Decameron that inspired it, KIT - Kairos Italy Theater, Casa Italiana's Company in Residence - is now exploring Shakespeare's work to discover how much the great playwright was influenced by Italian...

An Homage to Mario Monicelli: Photographic Exhibition Opening, Documentary Scree…

An Homage to Mario Monicelli: Photographic Exhibition Opening, Documentary Screening and a Conversation with Chiara Rapaccini - November 25, 2014 at 6:00 pm

On the occasion of Film Forum's retrospective (Nov. 28 - Dec. 11). An homage to the great Italian director Mario Monicelli (1915-2010). Opening of an exhibition of photographs in the Auditorium of Casa Italiana.   Screening of: Vicino al Colosseo c'è Monti (2008; 20 min.) by Mario Monicelli. From an idea by Chiara Rapaccini. A short documentary dedicated to the director's Roman neighborhood of Monti. Followed by a Q&A...

In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY - year three

In Scena! Italian  Theater Festival NY - year three

Torna per il terzo anno In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY, l'unico festival di teatro italiano che si muove fra i cinque distretti di New York e dall'anno scorso anche in altri centri e stati degli Stati Uniti.   Varie le novità di quest'anno fra cui lo spostamento a maggio – dal 4 al 20 - del Festival per soddisfare la richiesta...

Book Presentation: THE ITALIAN AMERICANS: A HISTORY - December 02, 2014 at 6:00 …

Book Presentation: THE ITALIAN AMERICANS: A HISTORY - December 02, 2014 at 6:00 pm

In this richly researched, beautifully designed and illustrated volume, Maria Laurino strips away stereotypes and nostalgia to tell the complicated, centuries-long story of the true Italian-American experience. Looking beyond the familiar Little Italys and stereotypes fostered by The Godfather and The Sopranos, Laurino reveals surprising, fascinating lives: Italian-Americans working on sugar-cane plantations in Louisiana to those who were lynched in New...

Donatello exhibition heading to Museum of Biblical Art in New York

Donatello exhibition heading to Museum of Biblical Art in New York

There are still three months before nearly two dozen sculptures from the late-14th and early-15th centuries must leave Florence for New York, but Monsignor Timothy Verdon is nervous about the treasures, which are moved only rarely.   "I will be in uninterrupted prayer until the works are back in my museum," said the priest, who directs Florence's Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, which...

Staten Island's best wine selection: Enoteca Maria, Bocelli among 2014 Readers' …

Staten Island's best wine selection: Enoteca Maria, Bocelli among 2014 Readers' Choice Award favorites

By Lauren Steussy   More than 11,500 votes were cast in the "Best of Arts & Entertainment" categories of the 2014 Staten Island Readers' Choice Awards. And your "Best Wine Selection" winner is: Enoteca Maria — 27 Hyatt St, 718-447-2777 — with 866 votes.   Staten Island's famous kitchen full of Italian nonnas is also full of all kinds of wine, both rare and accessible,...

Il ristorante della settimana. "Casa Basso" di Westhampton, Long Islan…

Il ristorante della settimana. "Casa Basso" di Westhampton, Long Island

di Matilde Cannavò   Casa Basso, a Westhampton, non è semplicemente un ristorante, ma un pezzo di storia con una ripetitività quasi ciclica. Aperto nel 1928 da una coppia di genovesi, Luigi e Angelina Basso, nel 1957 il ristorante viene venduto dagli stessi proprietari, ormai in età di pensionamento, a Valerio Mondini di Villanova, provincia di Milano, il quale aveva lavorato per...

Donatello exhibition heading to Museum of Biblical Art in New York

Donatello exhibition heading to Museum of Biblical Art in New York

By Menachem Wecker  There are still three months before nearly two dozen sculptures from the late-14th and early-15th centuries must leave Florence for New York, but Monsignor Timothy Verdon is nervous about the treasures, which are moved only rarely. "I will be in uninterrupted prayer until the works are back in my museum," said the priest, who directs Florence's Museo dell'Opera del...

Italian Heritage Center in East Utica up for sale

Italian Heritage Center in East Utica up for sale

The end of an era is approaching in East Utica. But it could be the beginning of a new era. The beloved Sons of Italy Lodge, an Italian social stronghold for nearly 60 years, is scheduled to close in a few weeks. For those who grew up in East Utica, Italian or not, the lodge and the Miss Italia Pageant spark warm...

Torrisi Italian Specialties Announces Closure

Torrisi Italian Specialties Announces Closure

by Joanna Fantozzi   It's the end of an era. The New York Times announced today that Torrisi, the famed two-star restaurant and flagship of the Torrisi/Carbone fleet, will soon close. But don't panic just yet. Mario Carbone and Rich Torrisi plan on turning the intimate, lace-curtained spot into an intimate 15-seat dining experience this spring. Meaning that yes, Torrisi's replacement will...

Italian-Americans celebrate Verrazano's 50th anniversary with party, fireworks a…

Italian-Americans celebrate Verrazano's 50th anniversary with party, fireworks at Casa Belvedere

By Kiawana Rich   The Italian Cultural Foundation pulled out all the stops Friday, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge with a reception and dinner party befitting the bridge. It seemed appropriate for the celebration to take place in Casa Belvedere on Grymes Hill -- an organization dedicated to promoting, preserving, celebrating and highlighting Italian arts and culture.   "We are celebrating the...

Lavenderizing Italian American Heritage Month: A Celebration of Intersecting Ide…

Lavenderizing Italian American Heritage Month: A Celebration of Intersecting Identities

During this past October, my partner, Michael Carosone, and I were invited to give a talk at a community college in downtown Manhattan, on our experiences around being gay and Italian American, in order to celebrate National Italian American Heritage Month.   I wanted to share the transcribe of my talk since it has been my agenda to bring visibility and greater...

New Italian Cinema Events: ventiquattro anni per far conoscere agli USA i film d…

New Italian Cinema Events: ventiquattro anni per far conoscere agli USA i film di casa nostra

Il NICE, New Italian Cinema Events, è il festival di cinema italiano più longevo negli Stati Uniti: 24 anni di attività in cui la fondatrice e direttrice Viviana del Bianco ha fatto conoscere il cinema italiano, e in particolare le opere prime e seconde, al pubblico americano.   "È una grande emozione – ha detto del Bianco – pensare che sono passati...

Italia Independent: avviato nuovo flagship store a New York

Italia Independent: avviato nuovo flagship store a New York

Prosegue il percorso di internazionalizzazione di Italia Independent, che ha aperto un nuovo flagship store a New York, all'85 di Mercer Street.   Il negozio, si legge in una nota, e' situato nel cuore pulsante di Soho, quartiere fra i piu' trendy di Manhattan, famoso per la moda, l'arte e la sua atmosfera al tempo stesso bohemienne e contemporanea. Organizzato su due...

Award-Winning Italian Tenor Micheal Castaldo at the 2nd Annual Christmas Benefit…

Award-Winning Italian Tenor Micheal Castaldo at the 2nd Annual Christmas Benefit Concert November 30, 2014 at 2pm

The 2nd Annual Christmas Benefit Concert for supporting various faith based and cultural organizations in Staten Island on November 30 will feature award-winningItalian tenor Micheal Castaldo. Castaldo will sing classic Italian carols from his best-selling album, "Extravergine: Christmas in the Mediterranean," accompanied by the Richmond County Orchestra Strings.   The 2pm concert will be held at Notre Dame Academy, 78-134 Howard Ave, Staten Island, NY 10301....

Personal Effects: Essays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise …

Personal Effects: Essays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvo

PHILIP V. CANNISTRARO SEMINAR SERIES IN ITALIAN AMERICAN STUDIES John D. Calandra Italian American Institute - 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor - New York, N.Y. 10036 - Monday, December 1, 2014, 6pm Personal Effects: Essays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvoNancy Caronia, University of Rhode IslandEdvige Giunta, New Jersey City University   Nancy Caronia and Edvige Giunta's edited collection, the first...

Per gli studenti di New York, lezione di italiano al ristorante

Per gli studenti di New York, lezione di italiano al ristorante

L'arte culinaria si conferma ambasciatrice d'eccezione della lingua italiana negli Stati Uniti, anche nei confronti dei giovanissimi.   E' quanto emerge con forza dall'appuntamento di ieri organizzato presso il nuovo Academia Barilla Restaurant di New York atto primo di una nuova serie di lezioni di italiano e cucina per gli studenti delle scuole associate allo Iace, Italian American Committee on Education.   Read more   Source: http://www.lastampa.it  

Two New York Veteran Italian Restaurants Are Better Than Ever

Two New York Veteran Italian Restaurants Are Better Than Ever

Two veteran Italian restaurants easily fall into this category of places that have a fiercely loyal clientele and whose reputations bring scores of pre-theater and post-theater visitors.   Both are beautiful restaurants of high style, the tables draped in good linens, the wine glasses thin, the service staff pleasingly dressed. The dedicated owners never take a single guest for granted.   Read more   Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com    

Five Decades of Patter - The Oldest Yellow-Cab Driver in New York City With His …

Five Decades of Patter - The Oldest Yellow-Cab Driver in New York City With His Own Medallion

With a half-century's worth of experience driving a yellow cab in New York City, Sal Locascio, 87, knows the streets as well as anyone.   "I do all right for a hillbilly," said Mr. Locascio, a joking reference to his lifelong residency in the village of Pleasantville, in Westchester County.   Read more   Source: http://mobile.nytimes.com    

IAWA’s Open Reading Series Featuring Antonio D’Alfonso & Richard Vetere – De…

IAWA’s Open Reading Series Featuring Antonio D’Alfonso & Richard Vetere – December 13, 2014

Italian American Writers Association Literary Reading (www.iawa.net). Since 1991, IAWA has given voice to writers through its literary series every second Saturday of the month. IAWA East is held even months at Sidewalk Café and IAWA West continues at Cornelia Street Café on odd months.   WHEN: Saturday, December 13, 5:30-7:30pm WHERE: Sidewalk Café at 94 Avenue A (6th Street), East Village, NYC-10014 WHO:...

Cinquanta storie in cinquanta Stati, al numero 50 di Main Street

Cinquanta storie in cinquanta Stati, al numero 50 di Main Street

Un libro bellissimo che nasce da un meraviglioso progetto, quello del fotografo Piero Ribelli, presentato qualche giorno fa all'Istituto Italiano di Cultura a New York. 50 Main Street non è solo un luogo, ma è un'idea stessa dell'America, un'America reale e immaginata, quell'America fatta di paesi e piccole città, tutti con la loro strada principale, la main street appunto, con i...

Grub Scout: Little Nicky's boasts big, bold Italian flavors

Grub Scout: Little Nicky's boasts big, bold Italian flavors

I was chatting up some Oak Ridge friends the other day, and that's how I learned about the opening of the new Little Nicky's on South Peters Road.   I had not been aware of the original Solway location, which apparently has had quite a following. My friends raved about it, which was enough to send The Grub Spouse and me in...

The future of capitalism in Luigi Einaudi's view

The future of capitalism in Luigi Einaudi's view

The Italian Cultural Institute and the Banca d'Italia US Representative Office are pleased to invite you to THE FUTURE OF CAPITALISM IN LUIGI EINAUDI'S VIEW A Round-Table with Alfredo Gigliobianco (Chief, Economic and Financial History Division, Bank of Italy)Charles S. Maier (Leverett Saltonstall Professor of History at Harvard University)Luigi Zingales (Robert C. McCormack Distinguished Service Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance at Chicago School of Business) Wednesday, December 3, 5:30PM-7PMItalian Cultural...

Dal grottesco all'eroico l'eredita' delle iconografie del Rinascimento e del Bar…

Dal grottesco all'eroico l'eredita' delle iconografie del Rinascimento e del Barocco nelle opere dell'italiano Thomas Braid

Doveva essere una contemporary Gallery ed invece continua la sua avventura negli states la romana Galleria Monitor nel Lower East Side a New York ai piedi del New Museum.   Questa volta presenta il debutto americano dell'artista italiano Thomas Braida, classe 1982, nato in Friuli Venezia Giulia, vive a Venezia, dove si è diplomato all'Accademia di Belle Arti, ma ultimamente sta pensando...

Mario Fratti interpreting Edoardo de FIlippo - December 02, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Mario Fratti interpreting Edoardo de FIlippo - December 02, 2014 at 6:00 pm

In the balmy heat of late '40s of last century in Naples, Filumena Marturano lies on her deathbed waiting to marry Domenico Soriano, the man who has kept her as his mistress for twenty-five years. But no sooner has the priest completed the ceremony, than Filumena makes a miraculous recovery.   As he reels in shock, Domenico discovers that this brilliant, iron-willed...

Katonah filmmaker captures taste of Arthur Avenue

Katonah filmmaker captures taste of Arthur Avenue

If you really want to add authenticity to your Sunday serving of macaroni, meatballs and gravy, a trip to Arthur Avenue in the Bronx will yield as many homemade Italian shopping opportunities as it always has.   On the other hand, finding the old Italian-American community among those businesses is more difficult, so Katonah filmmaker Dante Liberatore decided to document it in...

Francesco Paolo Tanzj, ambasciatore del Molise From Italy

Francesco Paolo Tanzj, ambasciatore del Molise From Italy

Per troppi anni l'Italia è rimasta segnata, in silenzio, dalle oscenità dei politici e dalle violenze della corruzione che l'hanno messa al centro di simpatiche freddure e barzellette internazionali.   Ora, però, sembra che qualcosa stia per cambiare: prima La Grande bellezza, poi l'Expo 2015. Questa è l'immagine di un'Italia che vuole farsi riscoprire, e forse sono gli stessi italiani a voler...

A Soprano is set to sing tenor at Manhattan College

A Soprano is set to sing tenor at Manhattan College

A Soprano is going to sing tenor at Manhattan College. Actor Dominic Chianese, best known for his role as the ruthless Corrado "Junior" Soprano on HBO's "The Sopranos," will perform Wednesday at a luncheon co-sponsored by the Bronx school's Italian Club and Diversity Committee.   The 83-year-old Bronx-born actor — who has released two albums of standards, originals and traditional Italian songs — will...

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

The Italian American Museum presents: Should I Stay or Should I Go? Saturday, November 22nd, 7:30 P.M. Featuring   - In Nome Del Padre (In the Name of the Father) The epic stories of those who left Italy for Switzerland after World War II Film Screening (Italian with English Subtitles) by Donato Nuzzo, Fulvio Rifuggio and Isidoro Colluto - The Man From the South: What is a true man from the...

Una nuova release per La Dolce Vita

Una nuova release per La Dolce Vita

La Dolce Vita di Federico Fellini, uscito nel 1960, rappresenta una pietra miliare nel cinema italiano ed europeo e dopo 54 anni rimane tutt'ora attuale.   La nuova release è stata presentata lunedì 10 novembre alla Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò della NYU insieme ad una conferenza e alla proiezione di alcuni contenuti extra del film girato dal regista italiano più popolare nel...

Fosun Takes Italian Suitmaker Caruso to New York on Way to China

Fosun Takes Italian Suitmaker Caruso to New York on Way to China

Raffaele Caruso SpA, an Italian suitmaker backed by China's Fosun International Ltd. (656), yesterday opened its first store, in New York, the initial step in a plan to create a global retail network for the luxury tailor.   Caruso, which makes suits for companies including Christian Dior SA, plans to open a "flagship" outlet every six months, Chief Executive Officer Umberto Angeloni...

Italian Christmas Market

Italian Christmas Market

Friday, Dec. 5 & Saturday, Dec. 6 - 10 to 6 pm / Sunday, Dec. 7-12 to 4pm American Italian Heritage Museum • 1227 Central Ave • Albany, NY 12205 Share this truly old Italian Tradition with us. Our Museum rooms will be filled with many items. Decorations Unique Gifts for Children & Adults Ceppos (some fully decorated) Italian Music CD's -...

The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum presents: The secret price of history

The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum presents: The secret price of history

December 4th, 2 p.m. : Authors (husband and wife), Gayle Ridinger and Paolo Pochettino will present their book, "THE SECRET PRICE OF HISTORY." The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, 420 Tompkins Avenue, Staten Island NY. Admission $10/ members $5.   THE SECRET PRICE OF HISTORY is a tale-in the present and the past, about the selfless and the greedy. An enigmatic treasure hunt marred by violence over the centuries is...

Vivaldi Restaurant and Ballroom in Bayside Queens a short trip from Bronx on Thr…

Vivaldi Restaurant and Ballroom in Bayside Queens a short trip from Bronx on Throgs Neck Bridge

By Patrick Rocchio   A quick trip over the Throgs Neck Bridge brings locals still another option for dinning and catering, just minutes from Pelham Bay and surrounding communities. With a group of recent and upcoming events and a catering for families and parties on Thanksgiving Day, Vivaldi Ristorante, located in Bayside, Queens, is one of a number of facilities that locals can...

FILM: Marriage Italian Style + Live Monologue: The Clause

FILM: Marriage Italian Style + Live Monologue: The Clause

The Italian American Museum presents: Marriage Italian Style (Matrimonio all'Italiana). Film Screening (Italian with English Subtitles). Directed by Vittorio De Sica, Starring Marcello Mastroianni and Sophia Loren and The Clause (La Clausola), Live "Monologue" Performance (English). Script by Aldo Nicolaj, Directed by Vittorio Capotorto, Starring Daphne Di Cinto Presented by ItalyTheater  http://www.facebook.com/italytheater http://www.teatromania.org http://www.italytheater.org   You are cordially invited to attend a screening of the legendary Italian film "Marriage Italian Style", starring Marcello Mastroianni and Sophia Loren and a...

IACC hosts annual Christmas gala

IACC hosts annual Christmas gala

The Italian American Community Center will celebrate its 23rd annual Christmas Gala on Dec. 6 in its Grand Ballroom, 150 Frank DiMino Way. The event is open to the public and proceeds from the event will be donated to SIS (Sustain. Inspire. Survive.), an organization committed to improving the quality of life of those battling breast cancer.   Appetizers, champagne and a Chinese...

Duomo di Milano chiama New York

Duomo di Milano chiama New York

di Maurita Cardone   Avete mai pensato di adottare una guglia? Forse no, ma da oggi potete iniziare a pensarci. Non che adottarla significhi che potrete mettervi la guglia in salotto ma, quando visiterete il Duomo di Milano, potrete avere la soddisfazione di dire: quella guglia è lì (per modestia potrete aggiungere un "anche") grazie a me. Il Duomo di Milano ha lanciato...

Godfather mansion on New York’s Staten Island goes up for sale

Godfather mansion on New York’s Staten Island goes up for sale

by Ben Quinn   Looking for a move to a home which demands – as its most famous (albeit fictional) owner might have mumbled – the right amount of respect? The perfect option may have arisen in the form of the New York mansion known to fans of The Godfather as the home of the Corleone clan in the 1972 film, which has...

9 Things You May Not Know About Ellis Island

9 Things You May Not Know About Ellis Island

by Evan Andrews   On November 12, 1954, the once bustling immigration inspection port at Ellis Island was shut down after more than 62 years in operation. Opened in 1892, the small island in New York Harbor served as the processing center and point of entry for more than 12 million new arrivals to the United States.   The island has since become a...

St. George Theatre dedicates lobby to former borough president James Molinaro, h…

St. George Theatre dedicates lobby to former borough president James Molinaro, honors veterans

by Ryan Lavis   "Victory has a hundred fathers and defeat is an orphan." This quote -- attributed to the Italian diplomat Count Galeazzo Ciano, and a favorite saying of former Staten Island Borough President James Molinaro -- now hangs emblazoned in bronze in the lobby of the St. George Theatre.   On Tuesday, the historic venue renamed its entrance the James P. Molinaro Lobby,...

Metropolitan Museum of Art Unveils 15th-Century Statue Restored After It Shatter…

Metropolitan Museum of Art Unveils 15th-Century Statue Restored After It Shattered

by Jessica Dawson   It was one of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's greatest embarrassments: On a Sunday evening in 2002, the pedestal housing Adam, a 15th-century marble statue, gave way, sending the 770-pound nude crashing to the ground.   "It's the worst thing that can happen in a museum," said Luke Syson, the Met's head curator of European sculpture and decorative arts. At the...

E l'America scoprì il tartufo

E l'America scoprì il tartufo

di Chiara Zaccherotti   Acqua e sali minerali. Sembra quasi impossibile che da una combinazione così semplice di elementi possa nascere un vero e proprio gioiello quale il tartufo. Sotto terra, infatti, in simbiosi con le radici di alberi tipo il pino, il leccio, la quercia o la sughera, avviene il miracolo e il tubero più famoso al mondo prende forma, si...

Italian leather line Valextra brings understated luxury to NYC

Italian leather line Valextra brings understated luxury to NYC

Of all the accessories brands promising "discreet luxury," few deliver quite like Valextra.The iconic Milanese label has perfected the art of low-key elegance — offering bags, cases and luggage that convey sophistication and status while never resorting to bougieness or bling.   No wonder timeless icons like Grace Kelly and Jackie O made Valextra a go-to favorite back in the jet-set era.   Read...

St. Francis’ Papers, in Brooklyn, a Borough He’d Appreciate

St. Francis’ Papers, in Brooklyn, a Borough He’d Appreciate

Ever since monks and conservationists were known to be nearly finished restoring medieval manuscripts from the Sacred Convent of St. Francis in Assisi, some of the mightiest museums in the world have clamored to display them.   After all, they are the oldest documents that tell the story of St. Francis. Born Francesco di Bernardone, a soldier and son of a merchant,...

The Italians Take Red Hook

The Italians Take Red Hook

The affinities between both Red Hook, Brooklyn, and Venice, Italy, aren't immediately apparent—until, that is, Aldo Andreoli draws attention to them. "Both were built on land that is subject to flooding," he says of the up-and-coming neighborhood and the biennale art capital.   "I absolutely believe that Red Hook will become the next place for art in New York." The Turin-born, Brooklyn-based...

Mother Cabrini, Saint of the Green Card

Mother Cabrini, Saint of the Green Card

The statue, draped with a purple ribbon, money pinned along its edges, made its way down Fort Washington Avenue in New York City's Washington Heights neighborhood.   Its faceted crown caught the glint of the clear, early November sun, the air cool and crisp as leaves fell from the surrounding elms and maples, the entrance to Fort Tryon Park and the Cloisters...

“How Alfo Learned To Love Women”

“How Alfo Learned To Love Women”

The applause from a sold-out audience enjoying the family friendly comedy "How Alfo Learned to Love Women" last week (at the National Opera-America Center) should reassure all Italian-American dramatists that you don't need gangsters, molls, or mob bosses to draw a crowd.   Like the character Guido Contini in "Nine" by Mario Fratti, New York City playwright Vincent Amelio's frisky Alfo Idello...

Taking a WAC at the Axis

Taking a WAC at the Axis

"It's been 71 years. I can't believe it," said Josephine Ozzella Sirianni when referring to her date of enlistment in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II. Mrs. Sirianni, 94, of Olean, shared her story of serving as an interpreter in Italy during the war in commemoration of Veterans Day observed nationally on Tuesday.   Read more   Source: http://www.oleantimesherald.com    

Michelangelo's Versilia - Art Exihibt Opening

Michelangelo's Versilia -  Art Exihibt Opening

The Consulate General of Italy together with the Italian Cultural Institute of New York, and the four Cities of the Medicean Versilia – Pietrasanta, Seravezza, Forte dei Marmi and Stazzema – present "Michelangelo and Versilia", an initiative organized to illustrate the excellences of the territory and to highlight the historical and artistic figure of Michelangelo in the Versilia area, who...

The Molise Region and Its Beauties - November 22, 2014 AT 2:00pm

The Molise Region and Its Beauties - November 22, 2014 AT 2:00pm

Although is one of the smaller regions in Italy, Molise has surprising qualities. It is a mysterious land rich in art and history and steeped in cultural traditions. It has fine cuisine and uncontaminated landscapes stretching from the mountains to the sea. The event will start with a presentation by Francesco Paolo Tanzj who will recite some of the poems...

The Neighborhood That Disappeared

The Neighborhood That Disappeared

The Neighborhood That Disappeared - by Mary Paley, John Romeo & Bernie Mulleda - Film's premier on WMHT (12/12 @ 8 pm.)   Film Summary "The Italian is an intensely gregarious creature, comfortable in extended families, crowds, markets, piazzas – in song, debate, commerce. The Italian has for centuries cherished the primary aggregation of the human family and all the versions of the family he...

Bridging New York Celebration at Casa Belvedere Fri. 11/21/14 - RSVP Today!

Bridging New York Celebration at Casa Belvedere Fri. 11/21/14 - RSVP Today!

Join Us For Casa Belvedere's Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Opening of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge - Friday, November 21, 2014 - 7 pm to 11 pm Welcoming performance by Wagner College "Seahawk" Marching Band - Premium Cocktail Hour - Seasonal Gourmet Sit Down Dinner by Bocelli Restaurant Castello Verrazzano Wines ~ Open Bar ~ Dessert ~ Espresso Bar   "Bridging New York" Program - Celebrity Performance by Joe...

Multiple locations, multiple generations make Alfonso's Pastry Shoppe a Staten I…

Multiple locations, multiple generations make Alfonso's Pastry Shoppe a Staten Island staple

After graduating college with a bachelor's degree in education, Justine Campitiello was going to become a teacher. But her heart wasn't in it.   She tried working as a nanny, and tried other jobs, before choosing to join her family's business, Alfonso's Pastry Shoppe, which over the last four decades has become a household name on Staten Island.   Read more   Source: http://www.silive.com    

A Night of Italian Opera - November 14, at 7 p.m. at the Club

A Night of Italian Opera - November 14, at 7 p.m. at the Club

A Night of Italian Opera," sponsored by The Scarsdale Woman's Club and The Westchester Italian Cultural Center, will be presented on Friday, November 14, at 7 p.m. at the Club located at 37 Drake Road, Scarsdale.   The concert will feature arias from the operas La Bohème, I Pagliacci, Madama Butterfly, Le Nozze di Figaro, and Aida by artists from the Amore...

Kick off a New York City

Kick off a New York City

Inter Campus, Pirelli Tire North America e Youri Djorkaeff Foundation hanno celebrato l'avvio di Inter Campus USA - New York City, nel quartiere di Inwood.   Il Congressman Charlie Rangel e l'Ambasciatore Inigo Lambertini, Vice Rappresentante Permanente d'Italia alle Nazioni Unite, insieme a Youri Djorkaeff, la cui fondazione è partner di Inter Campus, Paolo Ferrari, CEO di Pirelli Tire North America e...

New York scopre Schifano

New York scopre Schifano

Finalmente anche New York scopre Mario Schifano, uno dei più grandi artisti italiani della seconda metà del Novecento e una delle personalità più interessanti dell'arte europea degli anni Cinquanta, Sessanta e Settanta.   La galleria Luxembourg & Dayan organizza una bella personale dedicata all'artista italiano, la prima a New York e negli Stati Uniti.   Read more    Fonte: La Voce di New York  

Italy to showcase Abate Fetel pears at New York foodie institution on Nov. 13

Italy to showcase Abate Fetel pears at New York foodie institution on Nov. 13

  The Italian produce industry will soon be promoting a pear that is "virtually unknown" to U.S. consumers in an event at high-end New York retail outlet and cooking school Eataly.     A release from the country's Centro Servizi Ortofrutticoli (CSO) said the event will take place on Nov. 13 thanks to the support of interprofessional organization OI Pera, playing host to journalists...

St. Francis Manuscripts Headed to U.S., in First Trip Out of Italy in 700 Years

St. Francis Manuscripts Headed to U.S., in First Trip Out of Italy in 700 Years

Scattered around the steel table of a monastery in the Veneto region of Northern Italy are manuscripts, one with green, red and intensely blue medieval miniatures of dragons, another adorned with ornate leaves culminating in golden flowers.   A monk gently lays an off-white leather book on the table, and opens it at a long letter A drawn in red ink, the...

TU VUO' FA' L'AMERICANO @ Osteria del Principe NYC // Wednesday November 12th

TU VUO' FA' L'AMERICANO @ Osteria del Principe NYC // Wednesday November 12th

Jazz, folk, blues and swing notes will entertain you all night while the chef serves up some delicious and authentic Italian food.   Olivia Foschi's Italian Swing Trio, led by the talented Italian-American singer Olivia Foschi will play a live jazz session. Olivia Foschi has become an iconic voice in the New York jazz scene. Her debut album entitled "Perennial Dreamer" was...

Tutto cominciò a Ellis Island

Tutto cominciò a Ellis Island

by Paolo Battaglia Prima di salire sul ferry che parte da Battery Park con destinazione Ellis Island, abbiamo fatto colazione in un take-away all'angolo tra 80th West e Broadway. Una turista canadese ci ha chiesto che cosa facessimo a New York, e alla nostra risposta le sono brillati gli occhi: anche lei era qui per Ellis Island, sulle tracce del bisnonno...

Forum of Italian American Educators

Forum of Italian American Educators

Dear Friends: As the president of FIAME, I welcome you back from the summer days to a new school year. You will find attached the 2012–2013 membership renewal form and dates for upcoming events that may be of interest to you. Please mark your calendars with these dates.   The tax exempt membership dues remain at twenty dollars ($20.00) for an individual and...

Taste of Italy Dinner To Benefit Specialty School

Taste of Italy Dinner To Benefit Specialty School

It was a night of Italian food as Hope Hall School hosted a fundraiser to benefit its School Scholarship Program.   The second annual Taste of Italy dinner benefit was held at the Italian-American Sports Club.Participants paid $40to enjoy Italian cuisine like eggplant parmesan and chicken marsala. A chinese raffle, 50/50 drawing and Italian music filled the room throughout the dinner. Hope...

A Casa Zerilli Marimo' convegno sulla mostra "Frate Francesco: Tracce, Paro…

A Casa Zerilli Marimo' convegno sulla mostra "Frate Francesco: Tracce, Parole, Immagini" allestita nella sede dell'Onu e alla Brooklyn Borough Hall

"Frate Francesco: tracce, parole, immagini"; questo è il titolo della mostra che si terrà dal 17 al 28 novembre presso la sede ONU di New York e alla Brooklyn Borough Hall dal 2 dicembre 2014 al 14 gennaio 2015.   E' la prima volta che manoscritti e documenti pontifici del XIII e XIV secolo, riguardanti il Santo di Assisi, arrivano al "palazzo...

Antonio Monda: l’uomo venuto per restare

Antonio Monda: l’uomo venuto per restare

«Non si tratta di mettere assieme grandi nomi, ma di condividere le idee». C'è un piccolo studio che si affaccia tra Waverly e Broadway, alla NYU.   Dentro, tra pile di libri di critica cinematografica, romanzi italiani e americani, ritratti di attori e di attrici in bianco e nero, bobine, dvd e almeno una spilla per celebrare gli ottant'anni di Philip Roth,...

per-gli-studenti-di-new-york-lezione-di-italiano-al-ristoranteL'arte culinaria si conferma ambasciatrice d'eccezione della lingua italiana negli Stati Uniti, anche nei confronti dei giovanissimi.   E' quanto emerge con forza dall'appuntamento di ieri...
eataly-new-york-ice-announce-short-food-movie-contestToday, Eataly New York and the Italian American Committee on Education (IACE) announced the launch of "Short Food Movie: The Oscars at Eataly," a contest to create a food-themed video less than one minute...
esplora-il-significato-del-termine-italia-independent-avviato-nuovo-flagship-store-a-new-york-italia-independent-avviato-nuovo-flagship-store-a-new-yorkProsegue il percorso di internazionalizzazione di Italia Independent, che ha aperto un nuovo flagship store a New York, all'85 di Mercer Street.   Il negozio, si legge in una nota, e' situato nel...
zero-otto-nove-in-armonk-is-old-school-italian-without-ironyIt's hard to do old-school Italian with a straight face nowadays. It's been that way since Manhattan's Mario Carbone and Rich Torrisi opened their three odes to Italian-American cuisine: Torrisi Italian...
when-italians-meet-turkeyThanksgiving Day is almost upon us, and I haven't yet summoned the nerve to tell Uncle Mario and Aunt Carolyn, who host it, that I may not arrive until a quarter past noon.   That'll make me more...
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