Aldo’s Pizza, an Italian pizzeria and restaurant in Ozone Park, will celebrate its first year under new management on New Year’s Eve, according to manager Santino Livreri. The restaurant was originally established in 1964, but changed hands in January 2018, according to Livreri, the cousin of new owners Anthony Livreri and Joe Livreri, who reside i...

Saturday, December 15 at 6:15 PM The Metropolitan Museum of Art - 1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street, New York City. $25, Adults; $17 Seniors. Join Allison Scola, owner and curator of Experience Sicily, with fellow 2019 tour co-hosts, Danielle Oteri (Owner of Feast on History and Arthur Avenue Food Tours) and Tony Allicino (Wellness practitioner) for...

The last citrus fruit campaign in Sicily was extremely positive. However, this year the volumes are not the same as last year. This is mainly because of the Tristeza (CTV) effects and of the heavy and persistent rains which devastated the Western-Sicilian production areas. Despite all these issues, experts still have positive expectations. Sara Gra...

The prestigious Accademia Maestri Pasticceri Italiana (Italian Accademy of Master Pastry Chefs) has conferred on Santi Palazzolo from Cinisi (province of Palermo), the meritorious award of “Pasticcere dell’Anno 2018-2019” (Best Pastry Chef 2018-2019). The Trofeo Pavoni was bestowed on Santi Palazzolo “in recognition of his commitment and constance...

December 14th, 2018. 8:00pm-10:00pm. The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts & Cultural Center, 605 Main Street, Middletown, CT 06457. Tickets: $15. at the door. Purchase tickets here. ROSA TATUATA comes to the Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts & Cultural Center, Friday, December 14th 8pm. Rosa Tatuata brings Sicily’s music to Middletown, CT at the Butto...

In my previous pieces I wrote on three relations that appear evident in Italian society: that between the religious and the secular, between culture and agriculture, and between earthquake and architecture. In demonstration of the last relation, I offer in this piece a discussion of the earthquake that struck the Val di Noto in Sicily in 1693 and i...

Nelle leggi dei numeri che governano l’armonia dell’universo vede una sfida continua di un gioco in cui, ogni volta che risolve un rebus, è come se superasse sé stesso: il 29enne matematico palermitano Alessio Sammartano, che ha scelto le falde dell’Etna per la sua istruzione universitaria, oggi fa ricerca da post doc e insegna come visiting assist...

Petralia Soprana, in provincia di Palermo, è il “Borgo dei Borghi autunno 2018“. Il paese madonita ha trionfato, battendo Subiaco, Lazio, l’abbruzzese Guardiagrele e il veneto Mel. Erano venti i borghi finalisti più votati online che si contendevano l’ambito trofeo in rappresentanza delle venti regioni italiane. Petralia, nel corso della trasmissio...

Being a first generation family member to be born in America, most would take every opportunity they can to make their family proud of them, academically and athletically.  Dav Conigliaro‘s family is from Sicily, Italy  His grandfather saw opportunity in America in the 1980’s for business to grow.  Conigliaro’s parents began their lives in Sicily,...

The Blue economy is the evolution of the green economy and its goal is to eliminate the harmful emissions into the open sea. It encourages the use of new technologies that reduce production costs in each marine sector while respecting the marine environment. Hopefully, more investment in all these economic sectors would result in higher revenues an...