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Delmonico’s in New York City was the first establishment to use the name “restaurant.” They were the first restaurant to have printed menus. They were the first restaurant to offer a cookbook. They were the first restaurant to serve women sitting without men at their own table (how shocking!) Delmonico’s was also the first dining establishment in A...

Un grande lavoro di squadra. È così che il Console Generale Francesco Genuardi ha definito l’introduzione del Dual Language Program inglese/italiano nella Publich School 242 di Harlem, il primo a Manhattan, dopo quello già attivo a Brooklyn. Un lavoro di squadra che ha visto coinvolti istituzioni italiane e americane, associazioni, rappresentanti d...

After spending the winter competing in amateur harness races at Pompano Park, Joe Pennacchio, last years Amateur Driver of the Year, has moved north and made his first start in this season's NAADA trotting series a winning one when he guided his own Cash For Gold to an easy two length triumph in a 1:59.4 clocking and turned back seven others at Mon...

Tuesday, May 7, 12:30–2:00 pm. Room VC 3-160, Baruch College, CUNY. Award-winning cultural critic John Gennari will explore the sonic dimensions of Italian American life, discourse, and music in the 2019 Friedman Symposium at Baruch College on Tuesday, May 7 from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. in room 3-160 of the Vertical Campus, 24th Street and Lexington Ave...

For many years Italian business, including Europe, has been misunderstood. This has been changing since 2013 thanks to the annual event by Italian Business & Investment Initiative, held at New York. The event convenes leaders from Italian, European and American business, government, NGO and academic communities for lively and impactful conversation...

The Staten Island society scene is decked out in full regalia and right about now the social calendar is aflutter with charity balls, glittery galas, and all sorts of ceremonial and celebratory events. And there’s lots more in store for the year ahead that we'll be sure to publicize. So as all sorts of fun photos file in — and because we like to ke...

Rev. Joseph M. Gariolo, a Barnabite priest who taught Spanish and Italian at Canisius College for 30 years and helped save SS. Columba and Brigid Parish in Buffalo from closing, died Sunday in Kenmore Mercy Hospital. He was 95. Born Giuseppe Gariuolo in Stigliano in the Province of Matera in southern Italy, the only boy among eight children, he ent...

On April 30, Italian artist Renato Leotta will premiere a new installation that responds to the landscape surrounding Magazzino in conjunction with a presentation of new and recent sculptures, and multimedia works on view at NYU’s Casa Italiana in New York City. Leotta’s first solo exhibition in the United States, the two-part presentation will fea...

Some 40 pilgrims joined the Knights and Dames of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St. George, the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, and the Sovereign Military Order of Malta for the Third Annual Friday of Sorrows at the Shrine Church of the Most Precious Blood of Jesus in Little Italy, New York. The Most Holy Sacrifice...

Renzo Piano Building Workshop’s first condo development in Manhattan, 565 Broome Soho, has been in the works for several years—construction began in 2016, and it’s been steadily rising ever since—but it recently hit a big milestone, with the first residents moving in. Now that the building has reached that point, developers Bizzi & Partners, Halper...

A weekend of Manhattan festivities to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Venetian Heritage crescendoed with a soirée hosted by the institution’s indefatigable president, Peter Marino, and philanthropist Katharine Rayner at the Morgan Library and Museum. The dinner was preceded by a private viewing of the Morgan’s exquisite exhibition “Invention and...

Fiandre, part of the Iris Ceramica Group, has opened its first New York City-based showroom. The interior is defined as a traditional open loft space highlighted by inspirational home environments in design themes ranging from classic to minimal showcasing both residential and commercial concepts. The 4,000-sq.-ft. space is located on East 31st Str...