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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...

Little Falls is shaping up to be a “city of festivals,” having hosted numerous events throughout the summer months, including the Little Falls Cheese Festival, a weekly Cruise-Inn car show, the Corning GlassBarge and the Canal Celebration. The roster of community events has grown in recent years to include the annual Art Walk and Midsummer Night’s...

Nel cinquantesimo anniversario dalla morte di Padre Pio, non potevano mancare celebrazioni e festeggiamenti negli USA, soprattutto grazie alla folta presenza di Italo Americani. Su tutte sicuramente l’installazione della statua di Padre Pio “Io ti assolvo” creata dal più noto scultore del mondo cattolico, l’artista canadese Timothy Schmalz, rappres...

Nearly 200 years after librettist Lorenzo da Ponte, Spanish bel canto expert Manuel Garcia and his daughter, opera diva Maria Malibran brought the first Italian opera to New York, Don Giovanni in New Yorkreturns - with a twist - this autumn at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. "We are very excited to bring this original production to the Hamptons....

Letterio "Leo" Barrile, who worked for the Brooklyn Board of Elections and served as a district leader, died on Staten Island on Aug. 28 at the age of 76. Barrile, married to Antoinette, father of John and Emma and grandfather to five, was buried in Green-Wood Cemetery. His friends remember him as very loyal and always willing to give advice, and h...

Friday September 28, 5:00 pm EDT. Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, 420 Tompkins Avenue, Staten Island NY. Admission: $40; open to the public. Contact: Stephanie Lundegard 718-442-1608. Light dinner will be served. A "Night at the Opera" with Lou Barrella. Our distinguished professor of Italian opera will present Adriana Lecouvreur. This four-act opera of j...

Magazzino Italian Art and the Italian Cultural Institute in New York are pleased to announce Young Italians, a group exhibition featuring twelve Italian Contemporary artists, curated by Ilaria Bernardi. Opening on September 25, 2018, at the Italian Cultural Institute in 686 Park Ave, New York, NY, Young Italians was conceived as a 50th anniversary...

Vito De Simone was elected Grand Marshal to lead the Columbus Day Parade on Sunday, October 7th at 12 Noon in the City of Huntington, Long Island. The parade is organized by the Sons of Italy in America, the largest Italian American Fraternity. Relatives, friends and sympathizers are welcomed to march with me. There will be good food to eat, lots o...