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LA 10 was once one of the busiest routes across our state, today just a few cars trickle through. Trees hang over the roadway and the train still passes now and again. As we travel along we end up in Melville, a tiny town on the banks of the Atchafalaya River. A community of a little over a thousand, but most businesses have left town. Except one,...

Padre Pio was born to a poor peasant family in the rural town of Pietrelcina, Italy. They had little money and his parents could not read or write. However, Pio’s parents had high hopes their son could one day follow his calling to be a priest. As a young boy Pio had related to his parents a desire to become a religious and they asked a local Capuc...

For many, a memorial scholarship is a living way to continue the memory of a loved one. For Hank Certo and Louis “Ledgie” DeRose, the Two Joes Scholarship Fund is a way to remember two people who left a huge impact not only on both them, but also the entire community. Certo and DeRose recently established the Two Joes Scholarship Fund in the name o...

The hospital staff called me “the victory baby.” My mother, however, was not happy about the vivid purple V on my forehead and was much relieved when the two dark veins close to the surface of my skin faded and disappeared. My mother’s letter to her brother, Cpl. Anthony Greco, announcing my birth in 1943, found him somewhere in Belgium, where he a...

The 6th Edition of In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY presented by Kairos Italy Theater and KIT Italia, had its most successful Festival to date showcasing a record 12 shows, brought over from Italy to NYC. The 15-day, 5-borough Festival, founded by KIT Artistic Director Laura Caparrotti and KIT Italia Artistic Director Donatella Codonesu, boast...

Il 26 maggio del 1924 in quel di New York veniva alla luce Michael Nicholas Salvatore Bongiorno detto Mike. Dopo aver trascorso i primi anni in America, il piccolo Mickey – come era chiamato dai parenti – si trasferì a Torino insieme alla madre a causa della separazione tra i genitori. Proprio in Italia iniziò a coltivare la sua passione per il mon...

Avevo invitato più volte mio papà a venirmi a trovare durante il mio semestre a Cambridge, ma fosse avarizia fosse pigrizia, declinava sempre l’invito. Finché, curiosando come al suo solito per le bancarelle di libri usati, non si è imbattuto in un volume tascabile nel quale, sulla pagina di risguardo, il primitivo proprietario aveva annotato fra v...

Tra spazi di Archeologia Industriale come il The Terminal Stores building di Manhattan, il nuovo distretto della creatività di Brooklyn – Industry City – e i sofisticati design store in Madison Avenue e nel cuore di Soho, la cultura del progetto invade New York, in una dimensione del sublime che incanta e stupisce. La magnificenza dell’italian styl...

In just four months, restaurateurs Maria Buonsante and Franco Franzese brought their "EAT Italian" restaurant concept to life. The casual bistro-style eatery, located in the Woodrow Shopping Center, just debuted lunch, dinner and its egg-focused "colizione" concept with a friends-and-family fete that attracted South Shore neighbors. "The reception...

Da Avezzano ad Albany (NY), passando per Roma, Frosinone, L'Aquila. La storia di Riccardo Iafrate è quella di un ragazzo ambizioso e determinato, capace di raggiungere i suoi obiettivi e di inseguire i propri sogni spinto dal desiderio di avventura, di crescita e da una forza di volontà invidiabile. Disponibile, sicuro, maturo: dopo diversi anni ne...

Armando’s Restaurant and Bar, Brooklyn Heights’ classic Italian restaurant, has closed its doors after almost 82 years of business. City finance records show that Peter Byros, the restaurant’s owner since 1981, sold the building located at 143 Montague St. to Uri Koptiev for $7,418,000 on Feb. 14. Koptiev is a real estate agent. The roughly 2,000 s...

La Provincia Autonoma di Trento si è presentata a New York per promuovere l’offerta turistica del territorio insieme a Trentino Marketing e al Consorzio Trento Doc. Il programma di iniziative ha permesso di raggiungere lusinghieri risultati sia promozionali per la prossima stagione estiva 2018  che strategici con riferimento alla prossima stagione...