NEWS FROM : NEW YORK  

Where have I been? I’m reprimanding myself for overlooking this gem of a restaurant on Freemans Bridge Road in Glenville. There it has sat, family-owned for 46 years, cranking out pizza, catering parties and serving top-notch Italian-American fare. Don’t you make that mistake.

Maserati has debuted the Nerissimo Black Edition Ghibli at the 2017 New York International Auto Show. This latest limited edition is only available in the U.S. and Canada and features a deep black exterior color to showcase the Nerissimo “extremely back” Italian expression. Complementing the dark paint are 20-inch Glossy Black Urano wheels, black d...

Italophiles and pizza nerds, get ready: Zia Esterina is opening on Thursday at 112 Mulberry Street, the pizza fritta and fried calzone spot from Naples very own Gino Sorbillo. He’s one of Italy’s most public food figures, an Italian TV regular whose reputation was enhanced when he defied the Camorra when it allegedly torched his restaurant. And he...

Staten Islander Michael Coppotelli was one of the three honorees recognized by The Forum of Italian American Educators (FIAME) at its 33rd annual awards dinners. The Associate Superintendent of Schools, Student Services and Public Policy was lauded by FIAME with The Thomas C. Giordano Leadership award at its awards dinner at the Villa Barone Manor...

NOIAW member and singer Vanessa Racci invites members and friends to her album release performance at the Birdland Jazz Club on June 4, 2017 at 6PM. Vanessa Racci’s 2017 debut album, Italiana Fresca, heralds the breakthrough of a fresh sound in jazz: a sweet-and-sour, wide-ranging contralto with a passion born of her Italian-American heritage. On t...

A local bocce tournament is registering teams of three players for a competition in May at Francis Lewis Park in Whitestone. John Buzzetti, president of the Whitestone Bocce Club, said that he expects approximately 12 to 14 teams to take part in the annual bocce tournament, which was previously held at Bowne Park. The tournament kicks off at 8 a.m....

Scontro d’alta classifica quello giocato ieri allo Stadio Olimpico di Roma: Lazio-Napoli, infatti, non metteva in palio solo tre punti ma anche il terzo posto valevole la possibilità di giocare i preliminari della prossima Champions League. Il Napoli, terzo in graduatoria con 64 punti, con una vittoria avrebbe definitivamente spento i sogni di glor...

Monday, April 17th @ 6 pm Our Lady of the Snow Hall - 410 Graham Avenue - Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211 This Easter Monday, come celebrate Pasquetta (Little Easter) with the Our Lady of the Snow Society at the Sagra della Pizza Chiena in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Bring your family, your friends and your own pizza rustica (pizza chiena) so we can a...

The sculptor of Wall Street’s “Charging Bull” statue is accusing New York City of violating his legal rights by allowing the “Fearless Girl” statue to be installed facing the bronze beast, without his permission. Attorney Norman Siegel told The Associated Press that Arturo Di Modica will explain at a news conference Wednesday exactly how he’s chall...

Warmer weather and sunshine means business at this popular Whitestone sweet shop.nJessica Taylor and her mother, Marybeth Morgenbesser, have owned and operated Ralph’s Famous Italian Ices of Whitestone at 12-48B Clintonville St. for nine years. “[My mom] has built such a good relationship with the community,” Taylor said. “She asks everyone who com...

Con oltre 300 aziende partecipanti dall'industria agroalimentare, un padiglione italiano interamente rinnovato e un premio dedicato alla qualità e all'innovazione, l'Italia si prepara a registrare una nuova presenza record alla prossima edizione del Summer Fancy Food Show, il maggiore salone americano dell'agroalimentare che si svolgerà a New York...

Artworks that have never been seen outside Italy — or even beyond the walls of a remote church near Venice — will arrive in New York starting this fall for two exhibitions at the Frick Collection, the museum announced on Friday. The first, “Veronese in Murano: Two Venetian Renaissance Masterpieces Restored,” is slated to be on view from Oct. 24 thr...