NEWS FROM : NEW YORK  

Over 50 years ago, in 1965, Italian immigrant Domenico DeMarco opened Di Fara Pizza in the Midwood section of Brooklyn. To this day, it's considered by critics and locals alike to be "the best of the best," as former chef Anthony Bourdain put it back in 2007. There's a lot of pizza in New York City. It's a cliche maybe, but Di Fara Pizza is conside...

The Ulster County Italian American Foundation is the Annual Italian Festival on the Kingston Waterfront Sunday October 8th, 2017 from 11am until 7pm. At this free admission Festival, there will be a large variety of Italian foods, beverages, products, music and family fun!The Foundation is a 501c(3) not for profit organization, established in July...

La lega calcio Serie A ha fatto tappa a New York nel suo roadshow. Si tratta di un’iniziativa pensata insieme all'advisor Infront Sports & Media (una controllata della conglomerata cinese Dalian Wanda Group), per incontrare i principali stakeholder e per spiegare le innovazioni stilistiche, editoriali e tecnologiche del massimo campionato italiano...

Renzo Piano Building Workshop has cantilevered the gallery and performance spaces at the top of this off-white arts school, which was designed for Columbia University's new campus in Upper Manhattan. Renzo Piano Building Workshop has cantilevered the gallery and performance spaces at the top of this off-white arts school, which was designed for Col...

The Sosta officially opens in New York City’s Nolita neighborhood today and we are loving it. The super-cool fast-casual Italian restaurant held a spectacular launch party this week to celebrate the creation by Co-Founder & Creative Director Samantha Wasser (by CHLOE.), along with Co-Founder and Executive Chef Ali LaRaia. The food is splendid, atmo...

With the news that 14-year-old Brooklyn pizza trendsetter Franny’s will close comes the flip side of that coin: Former Epicurean Group (L’Artusi, Dell’anima, Anfora) co-owner Joe Campanale is taking over the space, partnering with former L’Artusi executive chef Erin Shambura, who also has experience at Lupa and Del Posto, for an Italian restaurant...

Italian-American actor Andrea Galata hits the New York scene with the musical "The Storm" - and the international Taormina Film Festival with the fantasy "Handy." With a film in theaters in Italy and a musical debuting on stage this Wednesday in New York City, actor, dancer and singer Galata keeps showing how art can act as a bridge within differen...

With five locations on Long Island, including one in Port Washington, and another opening this fall in Melville, Uncle Giuseppe’s is celebrating its 20th anniversary with sales at all of its locations through the end of this month.  The founders of the chain, Carl DelPrete, Philip DelPrete and Thomas Barresi, bought a produce and deli store in East...

Though he made his debut into the world in Bari, Italy, Antonio Napoletano was born on July 4, 1917, the day Americans everywhere were celebrating the 141st birthday of our nation -- the country he would one day call home. While in his native town of Palo del Colle, the "birthday boy" was a police sergeant, and according to his granddaughter, Marie...

Sandwiches. I know, I know. I've been talking about them a lot lately. But I have a good reason for it. A uniquely Alaska reason. Because like most Alaskans, I spend my summer trying to do the impossible: be in 10 different places at once. I want to be everywhere: camping in Hope, listening to live music downtown, reading a book under a backyard...

John Capillo, fondò a New York la “Columbia Association” dei Vigili del fuoco, era calabrese. Morì coraggiosamente, per le forti inalazioni di fumo, dopo un intervento antincendio durante il quale furono salvati numerosi bambini. Era nato a Scilla, provincia di Reggio Calabria, il 17 febbraio 1886.  Giovanni Capillo nacque il 17 febbraio del 1886 a...

Sindelt Flores ’18, a Business major at Marymount Manhattan College and member of the College’s Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP), recently completed a semester abroad at the Umbra Institute, an American study abroad institution in Perugia, Italy. Before leaving Perugia, Flores sat with Umbra staff to talk about her time in Italy, a conve...