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Solevo Kitchen & Social Club in Saratoga Springs, inspired by Italian supper clubs in 1950s Las Vegas, will open with a ribbon-cutting event at 3 p.m. Friday (9/21), followed by a free tasting of wines and samples from the menu until 7 p.m. It starts regular dinner service at 4 p.m. Sunday, with dinner available from 4 p.m. nightly thereafter. (Sat...

The New York City Premiere of the documentary Sicily: Land of Love and Strife was held on September 12, 2018, for a full house at Goddard Riverside. Because of unexpected building maintenance, the screening was moved from The Bernie Wohl Center to Goddard Riverside. The change, though, did not prevent the crowd from attending this Upper West Side e...

This fall, Miami-based Valli Art Gallery will expand its footprint with a new location in New York City, joining the highly anticipated High Line Nine development, which offers a new kind of immersive arts space in Chelsea. Our initial presentation of masterworks from our collection will be on view at 507 West 27th Street beginning September 13th....

Those with a penchant for all things Italian won't want to miss the "Anthony D'Andrea Festa & Motori D'Italia" at Casa Belvedere: The Italian Cultural Foundation on Grymes Hill. The annual event returns Saturday, Sept. 22, and Sunday, Sept. 23. "It is a great honor that Casa Belvedere continues to recognize my father, Anthony D'Andrea, a great Ital...

WHERE: Sidewalk Cafe @ 94 Avenue A & 6th St. About Sidewalk Café …. recently featured on USA Today’s 10Best Places for Live Music. - WHEN: Saturday,October 13, 2018 @ 5:30 – 7:30 pm - WHO: Elizabeth Primamore’s book Shady Women: Three Short Plays features three of her plays; and Maria Terrone’s creative nonfiction appears in the newly published, At...

People in the Hudson Valley broke the record for the most people simultaneously eating pasta. The record was broken at the Sons of Italy Italian Feast in Tappan, NY. "The current record was to have the most amount of people eating pasta at one time and there were three different types of pasta that had to be eaten,” says Greg Decola, a member of th...

This past Saturday served as my normally scheduled weekend rotation for the Advance. It happened to be the same day I was invited by San Gennaro festival orchestrator, Mort Berkowitz, to ride on a float through Little Italy.  (The feast runs through Sunday, Sept. 23.) One of my assignments on September 15 was to report on the experience. And a wond...

Scott Stein thinks it's probably better that he and Antimo DiMeo didn't get the space they initially wanted for Bardea Food & Drink, the Italian restaurant the partners are opening in downtown Wilmington. Stein says five years ago they had settled on a site near Fourth and Market streets. But, for a variety of reasons, the space didn't work out. It...

La nuova Rappresentante Permanente presso le Nazioni Unite, Ambasciatrice Mariangela Zappia, è stata premiata oggi con il “GEI Friendship Award” nel corso di una colazione data in suo onore dal GEI - Gruppo Esponenti Italiani, a New York. Numerosi e qualificati ospiti che includevano VIP, esponenti del mondo imprenditoriale ed rappresentanti dei me...

Outside of Italy the distinction between a ristorante and a trattoria has become as blurred as has that between a bistro and brasserie outside of France. Traditionally, a ristorante is a mid- or-upper level dining establishment of whatever size offering a fairly extensive menu, whereas a trattoria is small, unfussy, usually family run, with a short...

Il 7 ottobre si apre l’11 edizione del Festival della Musica Italiana a New York, una serata  organizzata dall’Associazione Culturale Italiana, che vedrà gareggiare tra loro 10 giovani talenti italiani, 5 selezionati in Italia e 5 dall’estero. Gli artisti si esibiranno, sul palco del Master Theatre di Brooklyn, con un brano inedito per aggiudicarsi...

Sunday September 30. 2:00 pm EDT. Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, 420 Tompkins Avenue, Staten Island, NY. Admission: free; open to the public. Contact: 718-442-1608 www.garibaldimeuccimuseum.org. Marianna Randazzo, former Director of School Programs and newly appointed Commissioner of the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, will present her newest book Italians of B...