NEWS FROM : NEW YORK  

You don’t need to be a member of Soho House to dine at Cecconi’s — its first stand-alone restaurant in New York. Soho House & Co. is opening Cecconi’s in Dumbo this May on the ground floor of Empire Stores. The Northern Italian eatery — a magnet for celebrities like Halle Barry, Jennifer Lopez and Gwyneth Paltrow — originated in London. Now, it has...

Next stop, Brooklyn! It was an official homecoming of sorts for Coney Island’s newest sports franchise, North American Soccer League’s (NASL) New York Cosmos, which has left Hofstra where they played most of their home games to make Coney’s MCU Park their new home. The franchise was welcomed by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, Alliance for Coney I...

Susan Wagner boys' soccer coach Francesca McAuliffe was recently named United Youth Soccer Stars of New York's (UYSSNY) Woman of the Year and on Sunday, she was honored during the organization's 13th annual Dinner Dance at Russo's on the Bay in Queens. McAuliffe said she was touched upon learning PSAL official Joe Cerrati had nominated her for the...

Meeting friends for Sunday dinner in Manhattan over the weekend, I stumbled across an interesting facade at 231 East 14th Street half-hidden behind some trees and the building's fire escape. Unsure of its history, I snapped a few photos and continued on my way. Later that night I went online to try and learn more about the work.  Thanks to Ephemera...

The Italian American Museum cordially invites you to attend the 15th Annual Golf Classic http://www.IAMGolfClassic.org Monday, May 22, 2017. 11:00 A.M. Shotgun. Play Golf With Acclaimed Actor, Screenwriter and Producer Chazz Palminteri, "A Bronx Tale". Honored Guest. Pine Hollow Country Club. 6601 Rt. 25a, East Norwich, NY 11732. All Players - Auto...

Have you ever put your order for starters and mains in at a restaurant and then, after finishing bread and starters, bet that you wouldn't be able to eat your main course? If we were sharing a table with you at Turning Stone's Pino Bianco, we would take that bet. Even though we were satisfied when our meal had barely begun, we finished nearly all o...

The next round of applications for the Tiro a Segno Visiting Fellowship in Italian Studies will be accepted from now until April 7, 2017, for positions to be held in Spring 2019 and Spring 2021. Please see details below if you are interested in applying. The Department of Italian Studies and the Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò at New York University i...

On the occasion of International Women's Day 2017, KIT - Kairos Italy Theater announces its upcoming US Premiere production of "The Worth of Women." KIT-Kairos Italy Theater, the preeminent Italian theater company in New York City, brings to the stage the US premiere of The Worth of Women, a theatrical adaptation of a book written by Moderata Fonte...

On this edition of “The Trend” with Rebecca Granet, Italian pop trio Il Volo stopped by a day before kicking the U.S. leg of their world tour “Notte Magica.” Piero Barone, Ignazio Boschetto and Gianluca Ginoble describe the music in the tour as “the best of the Three Tenors” repertoire. “After 26 years, we are here again bringing to the young gener...

It is a little astonishing that Giuseppe Verdi wrote 26 operas before delving into the string quartet genre in 1873—at age 60. After Aida cooled his interest in stage works, he wrote his Quartet in E minor in a Naples hotel room, but as with the opera, the premiere’s reception was discouraging, and the quartet was not revived again for three years....

The second Monday in October will continue to be observed as Columbus Day in the Williamsville Central School District. A proposal to change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day on the district calendar was rejected by a wide margin Tuesday night by the School Board. Board President Toni L. Vazquez, who initiated the proposal in October, cast th...

As Staten Islanders anxiously await the arrival of spring and the promise of rebirth, a sacred annual tradition awaits a group of individuals whose faith is their inspiration year after year. St. Joseph, one of the most loved saints among Italian-Americans and the patron saint of the Universal Church, workers and the protector of families, is honor...