NEWS FROM : NEW YORK  

When you tell Carla Sozzani that fashion people, those elusive creatures, rarely find their way to Manhattan’s South Street Seaport neighborhood, where the latest edition of her landmark shop, 10 Corso Como, opens on September 6, she is undaunted. “They will come! It will be a destination! I love that this area is so historic and so near the water—...

Saturday, September 15 at 3:00 pm EDT. Garibaldi-Meucci Museum - 420 Tompkins Ave, Staten Island, NY 10305. Admission: $10/$5 for members; open to the public. Contact: Stephanie Lundegard 718-442-1608 www.garibaldimeuccimuseum.org Andy Mele will present his latest book Caesars of the Diamond. During the largest mass of Italian immigration to the U....

LuLu LoLo is a founding member of the Vito Marcantonio Forum (VMF) and a multifaceted artist of considerable depth. She fuses art with activism such as her campaign to get more statues of women put up around New York City, "Where are the Women?" She is an actress and a playwright whose marvelous one-person interpretation of the Triangle Shirtwaist...

Il Mulino is on an expansion roll. Just a month after opening a new outpost in Tribeca, the clubby Italian restaurant chain has announced that it will take over the Flatiron space that housed Scott Conant’s restaurant Fusco, at 43 East 20th St., between Broadway and Park Avenue South. A more casual trattoria was located across the street but closed...

Missy Robbins, the chef and owner of Lilia in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, now has a challenge: distinguishing Misi, her new restaurant, from its older sibling about a mile away. From nearly the moment it opened in 2016, Lilia was a hit with diners and critics, who extolled the Italian menu and her touch with pastas. “I expected Lilia to be a neighborho...

Se non avesse scelto l’Opera sarebbe diventata una suora, attratta sin da bambina dalla vita monastica. Jessica Cambio, nata e cresciuta a Providence, Rhode Island, dove immigrarono i suoi nonni materni da Ciorlano, provincia di Caserta, fu folgorata sulla via della lirica a dieci anni, quando durante una messa ascoltò l’Ave Mariadi Schubert. Prima...

Una mostra fotografica che vuole ritrarre la vita in Italia prima, durante e dopo la Seconda Guerra Mondiale. È "Neorealismo: The New Image in Italy, 1932-1960", in programma dal 6 settembre all'8 dicembre a New York nelle due sedi di Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò e Grey Art Gallery. La mostra è curata da Enrica Viganò e organizzata da Admira, Milan...

Look at the corner of Broome and Orchard on Google Maps and you might think that the Lower East Side is gentrifying far more rapidly than you imagined. The Street View images, taken in November of last year, show an Italian music store, a fish market, a cheese store, a grocery and a hardware store– none of which are there just months later. Should...

A new feature-length documentary created to change public perception of Sicily, will be shown in New York City for the first time, when the Bernie Wohl Center at 647 Columbus Avenue presents “Sicily: Land of Love & Strife” on Wednesday, September 12, at 7:30 p.m. “But for crime, Sicily has gone unexplored,” said the film’s writer/producer/director...

When Lillo Cucina Italiana quietly opened at 331 Henry St. in Cobble Hill last fall, some thought it was merely another “nondescript coffee shop replacing another nondescript coffee shop,” according to Grub Street. Soon, however, the combination Italian bakery and restaurant, headed by Roman-born Giampietro “Lillo” Remia, began to attract local din...

Saturday September 15, 1:00 - 4:00 pm. Patsy's Restaurant - 236 West 56th Street, Manhattan, NY. Admission: $80; open to the public. Contact: Bill Ronayne 718-338-8662 wjronayne@optonline.net Sponsored by Mario Lanza Society of New York. A gala afternoon to benefit the Mario Lanza Museum. In addition to enjoying a wonderful 3 course lunch, one will...

Wednesday September 12 6:30 pm. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, New York University - 24 West 12th Street, Manhattan, NY. Contact: 212-998-8739, Fax: 212-995-4012. Casa Italiana reserves the right to change the programming without notice. For more information, please visit www.casaitaliananyu.org or call 212-998-8739. Contact: Alessandra Belloni 646-...