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The Italian Language Foundation is underwriting the cost of upcoming workshops for middle and high school teachers of Italian. A $25 teacher membership in the ILF is a condition for Participation. Teachers can become ILF members via the ILF website (www.ilf.org).   The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) will conduc...

Boys' & Girls' Towns of Italy (BGTI), a nonprofit that empowers war refugee, migrant and at-risk youth living on the streets, raised a recording breaking $1,095,150 at its 69th Annual Spring Ball on Monday, May 5 at The Pierre, New York.   BGTI honored Joseph J. Plumeri, former CEO of Willis Group Holdings, as Man of the Year and present...

Bauli, the leading creator of authentic Italian holiday cakes and pastries, is announcing its official launch in the United States, available at retailers, including: Fairway, Whole Foods and Duane Reade stores nationwide.   Bauli has been the confectionary leader in Italy for over 80 years and its line of products will introduce traditional...

Every year, the community is drawn to the sounds and smells of Festa Italiana in Poughkeepsie. The city's Italian Center hosts the annual four-day event at its Mill Street headquarters.   Saturday's rain "hurt a little bit," but the attendance at the festival finished strong with Sunday's "awesome" weather, said Franco Giangrasso, Itali...

With 2716 innovative new small companies registered, thw Italian startups ecosystem is growing fast. In this developing scenario young Italian entrepreneurs have to re-think about their strategies to get funds for their projects, even considering to surf toward new markets to boost their businesses.   For the new generation of businessmen th...

The statue, draped with a purple ribbon, money pinned along its edges, made its way down Fort Washington Avenue in New York City's Washington Heights neighborhood.   Its faceted crown caught the glint of the clear, early November sun, the air cool and crisp as leaves fell from the surrounding elms and maples, the entrance to Fort Tryon Park...

Saturday, february 28 - 7 pm ESTChrist & Saint Stephen's Church - 120 W 69th St, New York 10023Tickets: www.showclix.com Music for Brunelleschi's Dome 7:00 PM, Lucia Baldacci, organistA native of Florence, Italy, Lucia Baldacci is the organist at the Cathedral of S. Maria del Fiore – the Duomo – of Florence. At CSS she will offer a r...

Asked if she liked America, an Italian homeworker replied in 1911: "Not much, not much. In my country, people cook out-of doors, do the wash out-of-doors, tailor out-of-doors, make macaroni out-of-doors. And my people laugh, laugh all the time. In America, is "sopra, sopra!" [up, up, with a gesture of going upstairs]. Many people, one house; work,...

by Pamela Silvestri   Before "Food Network Star," Elltinville's Dominick Tesoriero worked his Mac Truck at spots as far away as Saratoga, N.Y. But it was in Midtown Manhattan that the 31-year old macaroni and cheese chef caught the attention of the Food Network execs — and now the nervous-but-charming S.I. native is rocking his spot on...

October 21 6:30 pm — 8:00 pm, Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 24 Depot Square, Tuckahoe, New York Learn about the ancient and spectacular tradition of La 'Ndocciata and La Sagra dei Misteri di Campobasso, or Festival of Mysteries of Campobasso, which is considered one of the most significant tradition in the history of the Molise region and r...

L'eccellenza del Made in Italy agroalimentare sugli schermi di Times Square a New York e nei più importanti network televisivi degli Stati Uniti. È partita la campagna di promozione del governo per il sostegno al wine&food nazionale con uno spot firmato da Silvio Muccino che mostra la qualità e il saper fare italiani.   È questo uno dei...

Hyatt Times Square New York is pleased to announce the appointment of Executive Chef Nicholas Pelliccione as Director of Food and Beverage Operations.   In this new position, Pelliccione will provide vision and oversight for the hotel's events spaces, restaurant to-go and the hotel's vibrant restaurant and lounge, including T45, which offers...