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In the weeks before Easter, the Arthur Avenue section of the Bronx is bustling with shoppers who brave long lines and challenging parking to pick up traditional Italian delicacies, the best imported ingredients, and pastries. Danielle Oteri, whose great-grandfather was an early shopkeeper in the neighborhood, is often among the Easter shoppers as t...

GODERE DELLA PIÙ BELLA VISTA di Manhattan. Scoprire gli artisti emergenti più interessanti. Fare romantiche passeggiate nei distretti storici ricchi di brownstone (tipiche case dell’Ottocento in arenaria rossa). Assaggiare i piatti più esotici nelle fiere del cibo da strada numero uno in America. Assistere a un grande evento sportivo o a un mega co...

Maserati will showcase its entire vehicle line-up with a special focus on the Levante, a New York favorite. The luxury all-wheel drive SUV is powered by a twin-turbo V6 or V8 engine, designed and built by Ferrari. There will be two North American premieres: the ONE OF ONE customization program, and a new leather interior in PELLETESSUTA™, made by E...

Josephine “Josie” Purrazzella died on a flight home from Florida to Southampton on April 4, 2019. She was 89. From her birth on September 11, 1929, in Springfield Gardens, until her death, she nourished her family and friends with love, faith, and delicious Italian food, survivors said. She was born to Giuseppe D’Aiuto and Giacoma Catalanotto. She...

After nearly 30 years at the same location in the East Shore community of Dongan Hills,  Café Luna continues to be a welcomed mainstay along Hylan Boulevard’s restaurant row, and distinguishes itself as one of first dining spots on Staten Island to offer alfresco dining. The cozy eatery where regulars return time and again for authentic Sicilian cu...

Alla conquista di New York con i panzerotti dal cuore orobico. È il progetto dell’imprenditore di Dalmine Giovanni Bonati che, insieme al cugino Angelo Magni, di Concorezzo, a giorni inaugureranno il primo locale a Manhattan. «L’idea vera e propria — chiarisce Bonati — venuta ad Angelo la scorsa estate che poi mi ha chiesto una mano per svilupparla...

Rebuilding. My days in New York (1959-2018) by Martino Marangoni is a collection of photos by the author, memories of his frequent stays in New York, throughout his life. At the book presentation participate, also, Maria Antonella Pelizzari and Bill Hunt. Martino Marangoni was born in Florence in 1950, where he currently resides, the son of an Ital...

When I started a book club to read the works of Italian-American authors, I was flabbergasted. I know that Italian-American authors are an overlooked group by traditional publishing. However, there are a number of books written by them, more than enough to create a list for a monthly book club. In addition, there is a plethora of self-published boo...

I grafici italiani hanno avuto una duratura influenza sul panorama visivo e culturale americano. Sono infatti numerosi i designer che dall'Italia si sono trasferiti o hanno pubblicato negli Stati Uniti nel secolo scorso: da Fortunato Depero, partito per New York nel 1928, all'innovativo studio Unimark International, fondato negli anni Sessanta. Il...

There has been a strong Italian presence in Rochester, New York for over 150 years, with Irish and German being the other two dominant immigrant cultures. The first Italian immigrant to Rochester arrived in 1860. As this ethnic population grew, it migrated to and settled in the neighborhood along the streets of what is now known as Lyell Avenue. Ro...

Gli studenti americani imparano l’italiano esplorando la tecnologia dietro la Nutella. Dietro un prodotto popolare e stuzzicante come la Nutella c’e’ molta ricerca scientifica e tecnologia, ed è forse per questo che il gioiello di Ferrero è presente in tantissime case degli Stati Uniti. Alimentando la curiosità e l’interesse degli americani, con pa...

Il Bisonte Unveils First New York Unit, a Flagship The Italian leather goods brand returns to the U.S. to plant a flag in Manhattan. Il Bisonte's Bleecker Street flagship offers leather care services. Florentine leather goods brand Il Bisonte this week unveiled its first store in New York, a two-level 1,940-square-foot flagship on Bleecker Street....