Past and present MLB players and executives as well as a traveling delegation from Federazione Italiana Baseball Softball (FIBS) celebrated everyting Italian and embracedBobby Valentine premiato alla cena IABF 2017 (Chris Heider) the challenges that lie ahead for the 501(c)(3) charity, the Italian American Baseball Foundation (IABF), at the second...

Per il 29° anno consecutivo Rocco Manzolillo è stato riconfermato alla presidenza del Club “San Cono” di Brooklyn, una delle più prestigiose associazioni di italoamericani presente negli Stati Uniti d’America. La riconferma del presidente Manzolillo rappresenta un vero e proprio record nella storia del Club San Cono; mai prima d’ora, infatti, nella...

Bobby Cannavale answered his own door. There was no assistant hovering. We had to be quiet, Mr. Cannavale said, because on the first floor of their new house, the first proper house in which he has lived, his fiancée, the actress Rose Byrne, was tending to their baby, Rafa, two weeks old. Softly up the stairs (stairs! Mr. Cannavale had always been...

Restaurateur-sommelier Joe Campanale and chef Erin Shambura, both late of L’Artusi, had been searching earlier this year for the perfect Brooklyn location to open their own place. Then came the call from Francine Stephens, with the shocker that she and her husband, Andrew Feinberg, would be closing local landmark Franny’s, and did they want the spa...

Kicking off its inaugural event last year honoring National Baseball Hall of Famer Mike Piazza at Carmine’s Restaurant and Sports Bar in Brooklyn, New York, the Italian American Baseball Foundation (IABF) has set out to make this year’s festivities better than ever by presenting guest of honor Bobby Valentine with a commissioned portrait of the Ita...

Friday, December 8, 2017 - from 6 PM to 9 PM EST. I Am Books - 189 North St, Boston (MA) 02113. THE LOFRISCO FAMILY COOKBOOK, HOW JOSIE BROUGHT SICILY TO BROOKLYN by Anthony LoFrisco, is part cookbook, part memoir. The author, son of Sicilian immigrants in the early 1900s, shares not only his mother's time-tested simple and delicious recipes, but h...

History, whether good or bad, isn’t going to go down without a fight and Brooklyn Lawmakers are joining the fray. State Senator Diane Savino (D-Coney Island, Staten Island) alongside Senator Jeff Klein (D-Westchester, The Bronx) today submitted over 1,000 signatures to the city’s commission reviewing public art in a bid to save the controversial Ch...

Brooklyn knows how to celebrate Italian culture. Brooklyn Borough Hall once again played host to an Italian–American Heritage Month Celebration on Monday, October 23. The event, hosted by Borough President Eric Adams and the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, honored several Italian-Americans and featured singers and food from local Italian restaurants...

In the summer of 1967, Carmine Appice was a 21-year-old kid from Brooklyn, New York living out his fantasy in the Summer of Love. For a brief heartbeat there during the summer of 1967, Vanilla Fudge were one of the hottest bands in the world. Carmine was the drummer and their amped-up and slowed-down version of the Supremes’ song “You Keep Me Hangi...

The Columbian Lawyers Association of Brooklyn hosted Justice Robert J. Miller of the Kings County Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department, for a continuing legal education (CLE) seminar at the Rex Manor Catering Hall in Dyker Heights last Wednesday. Miller, a frequent lecturer at various bar associations, discussed tips and recent chan...