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For more than six weeks, the editors of New York Magazine and Grub Street are publishing a series of definitive lists that declare the absolute best versions of more than 101 things to eat, drink, and do. And now Neapolitan pizza, by which we mean Naples-style pizza, or at least New York's version of it.   We aren't talking only about "la ve...

An Italian-American teacher and some Tuscarora Indian students created a movement that led the Niagara Wheatfield School Board last week to do away with the Columbus Day holiday. Instead, the second Monday in October will be observed as Indigenous Peoples Day by the school district, the board decided.   That's because Christopher Columb...

Students, faculty and family wearing pressed suits and flowing dresses gather at round tables and share pasta Amatriciana, an Italian dish created from a recipe that has been passed down through generations. While traditional Italian music plays, people get up from their seats to dance the tarantella, an Italian folk dance.   Junior Nicole V...

By Lauren Halligan Guests can soon return to 14th street for good old fashioned Italian food. Located at 1 14th St. in the neighborhood known as The Hill, Donna's Italian Restaurant will soon open to the public. This space, formerly a family-run eatery called Minissale's, has been known for offering hearty and delicious Italian fare for the l...

February 12, 2013 to May 19, 2013 Revered in his own time as a "monarch" of painting, Piero della Francesca (1411/13–1492) is acknowledged today as a founding figure of the Italian Renaissance. In early 2013, The Frick Collection will present the first monographic exhibition in the United States dedicated to the artist. It brings together seven wo...

DATE: Mar 1, 2013 06:30 PM   DESCRIPTION: You can see the Westchester Italian Cultural Center's newest exhibition, The Futurist Imagination, through May 2, but go on opening night. Then, in addition to seeing works by Dottori, Rizzo, Balla, Bragaglia, and Giobbi, you'll also hear Italian arias performed on piano by Dr. Denine LeBlanc and a l...

NEW YORK L'intervallo di Leonardo di Costanzo rappresenterà l'Italia a New York, presso il New Directors/New Films, la prestigiosa manifestazione organizzata dalla Film Society del Lincoln Center.   Arrivato alla 42ima edizione, questo festival è stato trampolino di lancio per registi acclamati quali Quentin Tarantino, Pedro Almodovar, Spike...

View Programs/Casting Sept 17, 2013 Tickets start at $25 Artistic Direction by Roberto Bolle   2013 – The Year of Italian Culture in the United States, would not be complete without a memorable performance by one of Italy's most beloved artists, Roberto Bolle. Principal dancer with la Scala Ballet Company at the age of 20, Etoile for Teat...

On weekends, the small gravel parking lot in front of Stephano's Ristorante can barely accommodate the dozens of vehicles that converge on this Wappingers Falls favorite. The modest place fills up quickly, creating a rubbernecking bottleneck of would-be diners speculating on the next available table as they stand in the foyer.   Ambience is...

In recent years, pizza has gotten plenty of au courant twists, with offbeat toppings, local ingredients and deep-fried modernizations dominating the scene, but calzones have largely been neglected in the pie case.   Now, a few ballsy pizzerias—including Roberta's, Motorino and Brooklyn Central—are defying the tired cheese-sauce-dough norm, s...

NYS Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli will host a special Salute to Italian Heritage and Culture in conjunction with the 2013 Year of Italian Culture In the United States at a special Awards Ceremony and live concert at St. John's University, Manhattan Campus, 101 Murray Street at West Street,New York, 10007 at 6 PM on Thursday, October 24.   T...

NYC & Company, ente del turismo di New York, annuncia la nuova tappa dell'iniziativa Neighborhood X Neighborhood su due quartieri del Bronx: Arthur Avenue, con la sua tradizione italo-americana, e Fordham Road, sede di importanti attrazioni turistiche come lo zoo e i giardini botanici. "Arthur Avenue e Fordham Road, nel Bronx, sono una meta pe...