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January 2, 2018 (Tuesday) 11:30 am; January 5, 2018 (Friday) 1:30 pm. The Museum of Modern Art - 11 West 53 Street, Manhattan (please enter at 18 West 54 Street). Gallery Sessions: Giorgio de Chirico. Contact: 212-708-9400 https://www.moma.org/ Join a discussion on Giorgio de Chirico and the enigmatic paintings of the scuola metafisica ("metaphysic...

Holy Donnoli! Just when you thought cannoli couldn't get any better, a Queens bakery is giving the classic confection the hybrid dessert treatment. At Astoria's Vaccaro's Bakery, chef Vinny takes the Italian classic and turns it up to 11 by switching out the flaky fried pasty shell for a fluffy donut exterior. But the the self-professed Cake King o...

All it took was a drawing of an apple for Franc Palaia to realize he was going to pursue a career as an artist. As a kindergartner in New Jersey, he impressed his art teacher with his take on a class assignment to draw the piece of fruit. “The teacher showed us a way to draw an apple to show the illusion of 3-D,” he said. “I did it just as she inst...

During a recent homily on "World Day For The Poor," Pope Francis spoke in detail about the need for individuals to overcome indifference and apathy -- and urged people the world over to use their gifts and talents to assist those in need in communities and beyond. Pope Francis noted: "So let us not seek for ourselves more than we need, but rather w...

On his summer boathouse upstate, Sonny Grosso can often be heard happily singing out loud one of his favorite tunes from the soundtrack of his life. Songs that he and his “Sons of Rest” band of brothers sang like “Mala Femmena,” to tunes that his parents loved, to music he chose to score the dozens of TV shows/movies he produced. In yet another eye...

Thursday, December 28th @ 6:30pm—8:00pm. Italian American Museum - 155 Mulberry Street. New York, NT 10013. Talk and dvd based photo presentation on "The Presepe Napoletano" by Anita Sanseverino and Lou Barella at the Italian American Museum on Thursday, December 28 at 6:30PM. The evening's program will feature a special unveiling of the Presepe Na...

The Columbia County Sons and Daughters of Italy 659 announce that Maria Lagana Stuttmeier and Theordore (Ted) Filli will be awarded the prestigious Positive Image Award. The lodge is hosting the annual Italian American Recognition Reception 1-3 p.m. Jan. 7 at the Lodge on Bridge Street in Greenport. Presentation will be made to Stuttmeier and Filli...

Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 2:30pm–4:15pm - Italian Charities of America  83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst, New York 11373. Are you of Sicilian Descent? OR just interested in Sicilian? Come join us for Sicilian Language lessons. We will have a native Sicilian to teach you from beginner level, you will learn the language; reading, writing and speakin...

John J. Ciafone, Esq. of Astoria, New York has been honored with early admission as a Top 100 Lawyer for 2018 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of law. John J. Ciafone is an Attorney in private practice. The Law Offices of John J. Ciafone, Esq., P.L.L.C. provide legal services in New...

An NYC-based Italian pizzeria chain whose locations dot the city - and other parts of the globe - will soon open its first Queens location in Forest Hills, employees confirmed to Patch. Numero 28 Pizzeria, which specializes in authentic Neapolitan pizza, announced on its Facebook page Monday that it would be opening a new location in Forest Hills "...

Col. Alexander D. Marchioli (USA-Ret.), age 87, died peacefully after a lengthy illness on Saturday (Dec. 23, 2017, with his beloved wife, Lee (neé Kuhn) of nearly 60 years, by his side. Alex was born in Batavia, NY, on March 4, 1930 to Dan and Mary (Cesarano) Marchioli. He is survived by his daughters: Annette (Ron Stilwell) Marchioli of Richmond,...

There is something very enchanting about snow, especially when it’s snowing on Arthur Avenue during Christmastime. We had the luxury of being a part of the exclusive Arthur Avenue food tour with Danielle Oteri and Anthony Fasano of The Italian American Podcast. Besides tantalizing our taste buds, we were given some first hand looks at what goes on...