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Summer isn’t over yet. Enjoy the food, rides and games at the annual Italian Festival at North Hempstead Beach Park in Port Washington. Celebrating its 39th year, one of the largest and oldest Italian festival in Nassau County will be held from Thursday, Sept. 6, through Sunday, Sept. 9. Festival organizers again present ride vendor, Blue Sky Amuse...

On a hot mid-summer morning, Washington Cemetery in Brooklyn is blazing. Shadeless and weedy, it is occupied mostly by dragonflies and mockingbirds, along with a smattering of Italian wall lizards whose ancestors, according to legend, escaped from a pet store delivery truck in the Bronx back in the 1960s. The heat has them basking on tombstones, as...

No one celebrates seasonal food and wine like Italians – trust us. Welcome in the new season with a series of one-of-a-kind tasting events featuring the best Italian food and wine of fall. Learn more about all of our Fall Food & Wine Feste this season and mark your calendars for our very first one: Harvest Edition on September 14 from 6-8 p.m.! Kic...

Our Fall Bocce Tournament is set to begin on Thursday, September 6th and on six to eight consecutive Thursdays (weather permitting). Get a team of 2 or 4 players together and join the fun! 16 teams would be ideal, but we require a minimum of 8 teams to run it. Alternate players will be allowed so rounds played can be consistent. Registration is Req...

Tuesday, September 4, 2018, 7:00PM. Pizza D'Amore - 2147 Mill Avenue - Brooklyn, NY 11234. Refreshments will be served. The Italian American Museum's Founder and President, Dr. Joseph V. Scelsa will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of the Transportation Columbia Association of New York this Tuesday, September 4 at 7:00pm. The meeting will b...

Laura Pausini is all set to enthrall audiences at New York’s Radio City Hall where the Italian star will belt out some of her epic numbers. The performance is scheduled on August 31. Born in 1974, the versatile pop singer, songwriter, record producer and television personality took up music as a kid when she would join her father while he used to p...

Tuesday September 11, 7:00 pm EDT. Casa Belvedere Mansion, 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY. Admission: Suggested donation $20 per person; open to the public. Contact: Marian Rodi 718-273-7660 info@casa-belvedere.org Sponsored by The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere. A one-hour video presentation by Bill Ronayne in celebration of th...

Sunday September 9 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT. Lawn Terrace Adjacent to the Graduate Physics Building, Stony Brook University, 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY. Admission: free; open to the public. Sponsored by Center for Italian Studies at Stony Brook University. Annual Celebration of Italian Vehicle Excellence and Beauty: A display of "art forms on...

Ahhh, Italia! It's a given: The time-honored Italian culture is steeped in the arts, architecture, incredible cars, music, fashionable clothing, fine food and wine -- and yes, family tradition. Within the culture, gathering with family is a high priority and frequent get togethers are commonplace -- especially on holidays and important occasions wh...

State Assemblyman Anthony D’Urso helped out at the annual feast organized by the Cellini Lodge No. 2206 Order Sons of Italy in America held at Michael J. Tully Park in New Hyde Park. The festival has carnival rides and games, live music entertainment, vendors, and lots of delicious food including zeppoles and pastries. D’Urso and a few of his frien...

Milli Joe owner Nick Leichtentritt has always had a special place in his heart for simple Italian cannoli, and he’s planning to bring his favorite dessert to Charlottesville at Sicily Rose, an Italian coffee and cannoli bar opening in September in the Studio IX space. “Sicily Rose is a project I’ve actually been working on and thinking about for a...

If anyone's ever told you that you look like a 1950s mobster, you could land a role in a movie filming next month in Upstate New York. Hudson Valley Casting announced Monday that it's looking for "large" Italian men to appear in a feature film starring David Arquette. "Looking for non union, big Italian men to play 1950's mobsters in the feature fi...