As we begin 2019, what can you tell us about the status of the new museum? Now that we have removed the Banca Stabile artifacts (vault, teller cases, light fixtures and deposit table) and placed them in storage, the demolition of the existing buildings has begun. The developer has erected scaffolding along the Mulberry and Grand Streets sides of th...

In anticipation of imminent demolition, the Italian American Museum on Grand Street in Little Italy is relocating some of its treasures. For safe keeping. Namely, the multi-ton safe that dates back over a century. This past Monday, workers from the Acme Safe Co. removed the unique artifact from the vault of 185-189 Grand Street, which was once-upon...

Visita a sorpresa ieri mattina a Palazzo di Città con tanto di foto ricordo nella Sala consiliare per le sorelle Janine Coyne e Louise Coyne McCarthy. Le due donne - si legge in una nota diffusa dall'amministrazione comunale -, residenti a New York dove si occupano della gestione dell’Italian American Museum, hanno girato la Puglia per dieci giorni...

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...

"Trivial Pursuit" Italian-Style, Presented by "La Dolce Vita University" at Capri Ristorante, 145 Mulberry Street, NY, NY . Tuesday July 24th at 7:oo PM. Test your knowledge and discover surprising new facts and intriguing insights about "The Boot!"  An entertaining evening for anyone in amore with Italy and its rich culinary & cultural gifts. Carl...

The Enrico Fermi Educational Foundation of Yonkers held its 55th annual scholarship breakfast May 6 at Westchester Manor, where more than 250 people enjoyed a keynote speech by Dr. Joseph Scelsa, founder and president of the Italian American Museum in New York City. The Enrico Fermi Educational Fund of Yonkers is a non-profit organization that was...

Ciao from Rome, welcome to the #103 magazine of We the Italians! I'd like to start this editorial by celebrating all the Italian American soldiers who lost their lives, in all the American wars: Monday May 28 is Memorial Day. To pay my respect, this year I've interviewed somebody who not only beautifully represents the Italians who have fought or s...

The Italian American Museum Cordially invites you to attend the 16th Annual Golf Classic - Monday, June 25, 2018. 11:00 A.M. Shotgun. Pine Hollow Country Club - 6601 Rt. 25a, East Norwich, NY 11732. All Players - Automatically Entered to Win a 2018 Alfa Romeo Giulia. 24 Month Lease / 10,000 Miles Per Year. Only 200 Grand Raffle Tickets Available! P...

Most Italian immigrants and the businesses they started have long left Little Italy, but the Italian American Museum is expanding its footprint downtown to make sure they are not forgotten. Led by its president, Joseph Scelsa, the museum in February closed on a deal to sell its three contiguous 3-story buildings on Grand Street to Nexus Building De...

My mouth was full when I met the genial food historian Andrew P. Coletti at the Italian American Museum’s “Brindiamo!” He was one of two foodies who filled the buffet table with fascinating fare, as a favor to museum founder Joseph Scelsa. His fancy dried dates (stuffed with ground walnuts, pepper, honey, and sea salt) were so scrumptious that it w...