Scott Stein thinks it's probably better that he and Antimo DiMeo didn't get the space they initially wanted for Bardea Food & Drink, the Italian restaurant the partners are opening in downtown Wilmington. Stein says five years ago they had settled on a site near Fourth and Market streets. But, for a variety of reasons, the space didn't work out. It...

Il 7 ottobre si apre l’11 edizione del Festival della Musica Italiana a New York, una serata  organizzata dall’Associazione Culturale Italiana, che vedrà gareggiare tra loro 10 giovani talenti italiani, 5 selezionati in Italia e 5 dall’estero. Gli artisti si esibiranno, sul palco del Master Theatre di Brooklyn, con un brano inedito per aggiudicarsi...

Sunday September 30. 2:00 pm EDT. Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, 420 Tompkins Avenue, Staten Island, NY. Admission: free; open to the public. Contact: 718-442-1608 www.garibaldimeuccimuseum.org. Marianna Randazzo, former Director of School Programs and newly appointed Commissioner of the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, will present her newest book Italians of B...

Letterio "Leo" Barrile, who worked for the Brooklyn Board of Elections and served as a district leader, died on Staten Island on Aug. 28 at the age of 76. Barrile, married to Antoinette, father of John and Emma and grandfather to five, was buried in Green-Wood Cemetery. His friends remember him as very loyal and always willing to give advice, and h...

S'intitola “Let Me Try” (letteralmente “Lasciami provare”) lo spettacolo de L'Effimero Meraviglioso in collaborazione con Kataklisma Teatro e Alessandra Corona Performing Works in cartellone venerdì 14 e sabato 15 settembre alle 20 al Gelsey Kirkland Center of the Arts di Brooklyn a New York. La pièce multimediale interpretata da 13 giovani artisti...

EVERY MORNING, as the sun arrives, so do they: a handful of employees, taking their spots at two maple benches custom-made by John Boos & Co., the Illinois company revered for its cutting boards. They will stay for around 10 hours, producing whichever pasta the kitchen requests: corzetti, stamped like Roman coins; or cappelletti — little hats — stu...

Saturday, September 22. 2:00 pm Garibaldi-Meucci Museum - 420 Tompkins Avenue, Staten Island, NY. Admission: $10/$5 for members; open to the public. Contact: Stephanie Lundegard 718-442-1608 info@garibaldimeuccimuseum.org In What My Father Taught Me, Maria Giura writes richly and candidly about growing up Italian-American Catholic from her earlier...

Ciao Tutti, It's been an amazing summer for the IABF. We held our first Youth Baseball clinic at MCU Park. We purchased and shipped over 100 bats and other baseball equipment for youth tournaments in Italy, and we returned from a 10 day trip to Italy where we conducted baseball clinics for over 300 kids in Rome & Nettuno. And, we are just getting s...

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...

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...