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Our April Monthly Business Meeting and Cultural Presentation will take place on Thursday, April 11th at 7:00pm. The Presenter is Carla Gambescia, author of La Do/ce Vita University: An Unconventional Guide to Italian Culture from A to Z. She recently received the "best of the best" Silver Prize Winner from the North American Travel Journalists Asso...

Make sure your sweet tooth is ready when you head to Joey’s Cannoli, a cozy dessert café that just opened its doors on a block connecting Huguenot and Main Streets in New Rochelle. The pint-size espresso bar is packed with imported Italian treats, cream-filled everything, and, as the name suggests, several riffs on the classic cannoli. Fittingly, y...

A fire broke out inside a beloved Brooklyn bakery Tuesday, injuring four firefighters. According to the FDNY, at around 5 p.m. on March 26, a two-alarm fire occurred inside Savarese Italian Pastry Shoppe at the corner of 60th Street and New Utrecht Avenue. More than 100 firefighters were on the scene to put out flames at the three-story building. T...

Saturday, April 13, 2019. 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM EDT. CUNY College of Staten Island, 2800 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10314. From her Italian family roots in Little Italy and Hoboken to the great opera stages, this award-winning singer/PBS-TV host carries the Italian torch in her debut at the CFA. Her accomplishments include hosting Andrea Boce...

Angelina Bakery, the artisanal treat store that claims to bake with recipes passed down by the matriarch of the owner's Italian family, opened in Midtown Wednesday. Its classic cookies and cakes are made from scratch in the store, letting out a sweet smell through its doors and attracting customers inside, forcing them to lock eyes on their array o...

Affascinata dalla eterna interconnessione tra arte e scienza, Dalila Pasotti esplora questo dialogo in diverse forme artistiche: dalla scultura, la musica, al design di gioielli. Torinese, una laurea in scienze naturali, Dalila si trasferisce dieci anni fa a New York, spinta dalla passione e dalla vocazione artistica. Nella Grande Mela trova terren...

Ashley, Paulina and Jon Swan remember their grandfather, Vern Swan, as a guy who liked to sit in his recliner, stirring his Scotch with his pinky, and listen to jazz. Lee, his wife, was a great cook, especially known for her Swedish meatballs. They had a little garden in the back yard, where they'd grow the tomatoes that would find their way into h...

Villa Fortunata’s closed on New Year’s Eve 2005, its owners determining there wasn’t enough business to generate necessary income. Lewiston is only so big – there’s only so many people – and with so many other places to eat, it just wasn’t a viable operation. And yet, just three months later, another Italian restaurant opened … at the same location...

A new exhibit featuring the work of Solofra (AV) native Donatus Buongiorno is set to debut this April in New York City. “The Art of Immigration” will be held from April 11 to May 11 at the Rectory Gallery of the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral, 263 Mulberry Street. The exhibit will feature Buongiorno’s works, including pieces from private c...

“Excellence in Education” was the main theme of La Scuola d’Italia’s 2019 Benefit Gala, a celebration held on March 8th, in New York, in the beautiful location of Cipriani Wall Street. Founded in 1977, La Scuola d’Italia Guglielmo Marconi is a private independent school recognized by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Coopera...

Just ask Taylor Swift, Edgardo Alfonzo or Burt Young, a few of the big names who have dined there. Trattoria 35 does Italian cuisine right. In the 14 years since it opened, the Bayside restaurant has built up a strong base of regulars. Driving it is a business philosophy that puts the customers above everything. “It’s all about family with us,” own...

When the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire broke out on March 25, 1911, the Forward was on the scene. For days it dominated the news — 146 workers, mostly Jewish and Italian immigrant women perished in the fire, still known today as one of the worst industrial tragedies in America. The coverage was abundant in the aftermath, but it didn’t let it up...