Under sunny skies and balmy breezes, Casa Belvedere played host to the sixth annual Corrado Joe Manfredi Golf & Bocce Classic at Silver Lake Golf Course and later at the cultural center on Grymes Hill. On a day that brimmed with Italian flair, linksters not only took to the greens, but also were afforded specialty food tastings and chances to win p...

The Order Sons of Italy in America Fr. Vincent R. Capodanno Lodge #212, furious with the rebranding of the Staten Island Yankees, have pulled out of attending the July 21 Pizza Rats game, thus canceling the team's Italian Heritage Night that same day at Richmond County Bank Ballpark at St. George. It's the fourth of five Saturday games the team wil...

Saturday, July 7th, 2PM - Concert, “Colonna Sonora” Film Music, Italian Style, in honor of the 175th anniversary of the Antonio Meucci home and the 211th birthday of Giuseppe Garibaldi. Garibaldi-Meucci Museum | 420 Tompkins Avenue | Staten Island, NY 10305 Prior to the concert the museum will hold a flag ceremony to honor all veterans and communit...

After 11 months in business and roughly 30,000 meatballs later at DeLuca's in Tottenville, Rob DeLuca announces the Italian restaurant's expansion. "I added about 60 seats with the outdoor dining with room to add more," said Rob. It debuts this weekend with the regular ala carte menu. And DeLuca built a bocce court, a springboard from which he will...

Marty Pietanza brought a lot of light to this borough. This weekend, his community has a chance to shine some back on him. "Mr. Lights" was well-known throughout Staten Island for his dazzling Halloween and Christmas decorations at 580 Wolley Ave., which was often featured in the Advance as the location of one of "the most festive displays." Marty...

Domenick Boccia, a senior at St. Peter's Boys High School, was honored Monday by Assemblymen Michael Cusick (D-Mid-Island) and Matthew Titone (D-North Shore) at the Italian-American Day 50th Anniversary Ceremony in Albany. Each year, the New York Conference of Italian-American Legislators award four scholarships -- two academic and two athletic --...

They dated for nearly three years before deciding to get hitched. And nearly three quarters of a century later, they're more in love now than they've ever been. Meet Vincenza and Albert Buttafuoco, the Dongan Hills couple who celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary Friday by renewing their vows at a mass celebrated by Rev. Ed Devina in chapel at...

Join the Brooklyn Cyclones minor league baseball team for their Italian Cultural Night on Sunday, July 8 at 4 p.m. for their game against Yankees Staten Island! The event will include food from local Italian restaurants and vendors, a “Best Sauce” Contest and a “Nonna of the Game” Contest, a cannoli-eating competition, and Italian music and enterta...

Please join us on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at Silver Lake Golf Course to support The Italian Cultural Foundation & Citta dei Ragazzi. The annual outing will be a celebration to honor Corrado Joe Manfredi as well as a major fundraiser to support the ongoing restoration and renovation of our historic landmark and home, Casa Belvedere mansion, as well...

In just four months, restaurateurs Maria Buonsante and Franco Franzese brought their "EAT Italian" restaurant concept to life. The casual bistro-style eatery, located in the Woodrow Shopping Center, just debuted lunch, dinner and its egg-focused "colizione" concept with a friends-and-family fete that attracted South Shore neighbors. "The reception...