New York and Boston may have long been thought of as two of the most Catholic metropolises in America—largely due to the long history of Irish and Italian immigration there. But a new study from the Barna Group shows the most Catholic city in America is way down South: Lafayette, Louisiana, is 50 percent Catholic. In fact, the only northeastern are...

It’s well known to Fordham students and regular foodies alike that Arthur Avenue is home to some top notch grub. Some even call this strip the “Real Little Italy.” From fish and meat markets to cheese havens, Fordham students are lucky to have such places nearby when we feel like ditching our meal plan. We don't have to look any further than Tino’s...

Catherine P. DiMino, of Niagara Falls, wife of a founder of Tops Friendly Markets and active in community affairs, died April 10 in Mount St. Mary’s Hospital, Lewiston. She was 91. Born in Washington, Pa., the former Catherine Colosi came to Niagara Falls with her father in 1943. Working for Nabisco’s Shredded Wheat plant, she was noted for the par...

It was a day of celebration for us and we marked the occasion by going out to lunch to Bocaccinis Italian Bistro & Bar in Perinton recently for my grandmother’s 96th birthday. She is our family's matriarch. With a couple of kids in tow, we called ahead to make sure Bocaccinis could accommodate our party of five. They happily got a table ready, and...

New York’s “Fearless Girl” statue that has become a global symbol of female business prowess will be moved from her spot staring down Wall Street’s bronze “Charging Bull” to a new home facing the New York Stock Exchange. And the bull, a longtime fixture and tourist attraction at the foot of Broadway, may wind up following in her footsteps. Mayor Bi...

Standing O is toasting Joseph Caggiano, an Italian immigrant who truly made his neighborhood great. Joseph immigrated to the United States from Caggiano, Salerno, with his parents when he was 10 years old. He pursued the American dream by working hard, attending school — he played All City Soccer on the Lafayette High School team — and serving his...

In un'Italia che emigra, in una generazione con la valigia in una mano e nell'altra la speranza di un futuro oltreconfine, c'è chi parte carico di strumenti e spartiti. Ci sono anche loro, i musicisti, tra i "cervelli in fuga" da un'Italia che sembra non avere più nulla da offrire a questi giovani pieni di talento e dalle enormi potenzialità che ha...

Un pomeriggio nel cuore di Manhattan con l’Organizzazione Nazionale delle Donne Italoamericane (NOIAW) per celebrare il loro 38esimo anniversario. Come ogni anno la festa si è tenuta al St. Regis Hotel, dove erano presenti più di 200 ospiti.  L’annuale incontro della NOIAW è molto importante per i contatti sociali o di affari con italoamericani di...

When: Thursday, May 10, 2018 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of New York - Organized by : ICI - Entrance : Free - The last talk of the series is with Monica Mandelli. Monica Mandelli earned a BS and MS summa cum laude in Economics and Social Science from Milan’s Università Bocconi and an MBA, with distinction, from Harva...

The Prosecco DOC Consortium, the entity that oversees the production of the hugely popular Italian sparkling wine, is pleased to announce the launch of the first ever National Prosecco Week, beginning Monday, June 11th. The week-long activation will see masterclasses for media and trade, as well as public consumer events at multiple cities througho...