Two brothers are taking a page from their family by starting a pizzeria and adding their own twist to the pizza pie. Anthony and Sal Fasolino worked in Yolanda's Italian Restaurant on East 149th Street for 15 years. But on Monday, the third-generation pizza makers opened their own joint, Pizzaniste in Throgs Neck. The new eatery allows patrons to c...

Montauk Library will welcome Rome-born actress and playwright Laura Caparrotti on Sunday, April 30, for a performance of her one-woman show “A-B-C How to Learn Italian in Just One Hour,” or “ A-B-C L’italiano S’impara così.” Ms. Caparrotti takes on the role of Miss Margherita, a despotic teacher-diva, who has a unique method for teaching Italian th...

Alessandra Corona presents her A Corona Works in two world premieres by Italian choreographers: "Amore Impossibile" by Kristian Cellini of Rome, and "Just Joy" by Guido Tuveri of Sardinia, May 30 & 31 at the Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue (entrance on 25th Street). Corona, a former 12-year principal dancer with Ballet Hispanico,...

La voce italiana di New York è quella dello speaker "Tony" Anthony Pasquale, sostenitore di Progetto Sicilia nel Mondo, che da circa quindici anni diffonde musica italiana dalle frequenze della emittente  ICN Radio, di proprietà del Gruppo editoriale "Oggi", società editrice di "America Oggi". I componenti di ICN Radio, dal presidente Andrea Mantin...

There will be a one-time screening of “My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes,” a film about Italians who helped hide and protect Jewish people during the Holocaust, starting at 7 p.m. tonight at Proctors. The movie will be shown at the GE Theatre at 432 State St. Liora Kelman, known as La Rabinessa of the Congregation Beth Israel, will also share...

Thousands of Italian-Americans processed through the streets of Bensonhurst praying The Way of the Cross last week to commemorate Good Friday, the most solemn day of the Christian calendar. This tradition, which brings together several Roman Catholic parishes in Bensonhurst, is in its 35th year. The Most Rev. Nicholas DiMarzio, bishop of Brooklyn,...

Everyone was Italian the other evening when the Italian Club of Staten Island Foundation's 66th annual Dinner Dance unfolded to perfection at LiGreci's Staaten, the popular West Brighton catering spot where more than 260 revelers came out to celebrate the time-honored tradition. Lauded during the evening's fare were distinguished local leaders with...

Congratulations to our old friend Olivia Kate Cerrone on the recent publication of her new book, The Hunger Saint (Bordighera Press 2017), a historical novella set in post WWII-era Sicily about young Ntoni and the carusi, child-aged sulfur minors. Olivia gave a wonderful presentation Thursday evening at the Italian American Museum in NYC’s historic...

'A Bronx Tale the Musical' creator and actor Chazz Palminteri visited a newly completed mural off Arthur Avenue in which he is proudly displayed on. Palminteri's iconic character, Sonny, is a big part of the mural created by Bronx artists Mike A. and Ron Rundo. It's located near the intersection of East Fordham Road and Hughes Avenue. Palminteri sa...

The Niagara County Genealogical Society will host the free program “Organizing Your Genealogy” at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Niagara History Center, 215 Niagara St. Presenter Michelle Ann Kratts will detail the key principles and basic strategies for organizing genealogy research.  Kratts is a local history and adult services librarian at Lewiston Pub...