America has always appreciated the creativity, ingenuity and manual skills of the Italians. These are qualities that have allowed many Italians to emigrate to the US, work hard, prove their skills, find their way, be successful. It has happened in every field, and the person we host today on We the Italians is a living example of this. Alberto Zamp...

Tony Evangelista has been carrying around a photo of his distant cousin in his wallet for decades. Last weekend, his distant cousin Nunzio Sulprizio was among the seven men and women elevated to sainthood on Oct. 14. Evangelista, who owns Il Posto Italian Restaurant in Bergen Beach, refers to his cousin as “the beato,” which means blessed in Italia...

Saturday November 10th, 7pm EDT. IL Centro, 8711 18th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11214. This presentation has a direct link to the Italian culture. Purposely imagined not to neglect the principal dialects of Il Bel Paese (Italy). It is the product of a brilliant dramatic intuition. The color, the emotions, the flavors recorded in the monologue suit perfe...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), in collaboration with the Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO), presented its Young Investigator Award to Assistant Professor Giuseppe Loianno, head of the NYU Tandon School of Engineering's new Agile Robotics and Perception Lab. The award was bestowed at a conference focused on technology to a...

A group of opera performers eager to pass along their deep love of music to future generations visited P.S. 163 in Bath Beach on Friday morning, where they enchanted first and second graders by belting out Broadway show tunes for them. Led by Director Nina Di Gregorio, members of the Italian Opera Company treated the children seated in the school a...

TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel site, today announced the top restaurants and cities for pizza in the U.S., based on millions of reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor diners. The top pizzerias and cities for pizza were determined by taking into account the quality and quantity of reviews and great pizza reviews, with more weight to reviews...

Imparare l’italiano sulle montagne russe o volando sull’”astrotower”, e ancora tra le correnti artificiali del “wild river” o in sella alla bicicletta magica. Tutto questo e molto di più ha potuto sperimentare la prima avanguardia di liceali americani dediti allo studio della lingua e della cultura italiane protagonisti dell’esordio di una nuova in...

Thursday October 25 from 19:00 to 21:00 EDT. Italian Charities of America - 83-20 Queens Blvd, Elmhurst, New York 11373. Donation $5.00. As part of our Italian American Month Lecture Series we welcome our guest speaker, Mario Toglia. Mario Toglia is a retired NYC language teacher, an avid researcher, an author and executive board member of the Ital...

One of the rising stars of Brooklyn’s legal community, Maria Aragona, was officially installed as the president of the Confederation of Columbian Lawyers of New York State during a ceremony at Gargiulo's in Coney Island on Monday, Sept. 17. Aragona will serve the statewide bar association of Italian-American lawyers as its president for the next tw...

Bensonhurst’s Italian-American community came out in droves on Saturday, Oct. 6 to celebrate the borough’s own 37th Annual Brooklyn Columbus Day Parade, which routinely marches along 18th Avenue, also known as Cristoforo Colombo Boulevard, after the Italian name for the explorer. The southern Brooklyn parade preceded the city’s larger scale Columbu...