The New York based Kairos Italy Theater and the Italy-based KIT Italia will present the seventh annual In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY, a festival of Italian theater taking place in all five boroughs of NYC, April 29-May 13, 2019. Participating venues will include Cherry Lane Theatre, Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimo’ at NYU, Bernie Wohl Center,...

I soci dell’Associazione Nazionale Carabinieri Sezione di New York hanno celebrato nel Bronx la Virgo Fidelis, patrona dell’Arma dei Carabinieri, con una messa solenne ed un pranzo conviviale al ristorante Maestro. Alla messa, celebrata presso la chiesa di Mt. Carmel dal Rev. Jonathan Morris in onore della Virgo Fidelis, erano presenti il president...

Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Sunday proposed getting rid of Columbus Day as a holiday and replacing it with a day off for Election Day. It started when Ocasio-Cortez tweeted Saturday night, “how is Columbus Day a holiday but Election Day not?” The Daily Mail’s U.S. political editor David Martosko quote tweeted Ocasio-Cortez on Su...

In this episode, we speak with Val DiFebo, CEO of Deutsch New York. We talk about defying stereotypes, working hard, and putting family first, and how doing so has helped DiFebo bring so much value to her career, as well as her personal life. Val is known in the business world for her equally honest and endearing demeanor, having a reputation for s...

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. held his annual Italian-American Heritage and Culture Month ‘Mese della Cultura Italiana’ celebration on Thursday, October 11 at the Bronx Zoo’s Schiff Family Great Hall. This year’s honorees included Maltida Cuomo, wife of former Governor Mario Cuomo and mother of current Governor Andrew Cuomo; Dr. Michael Brescia...

In corsa alle midterm Usa del 6 novembre, per il Senato dello Stato di New York, c'è una candidata italiana al 98,9%: Alessandra Biaggi. Democratica, 33 anni, è uno dei volti che vogliono rivoluzionare il partito dell'asinello americano, assieme alla 27enne Julia Salazar e alla portoricana Ocasio-Ortez. Tutte e tre hanno vinto le primarie interne i...

For more than 70 years, A.J. Trucco has specialized in importing and distributing dried fruits and nuts, in addition to a wide range of other specialty items. The Bronx, NY-based company is known as a premier produce distributor throughout the east and beyond. In early September, Nick Pacia, president of A.J. Trucco told The Produce News that the c...

Despite being one of the first and oldest forms of popular music, opera sometimes struggles to connect with 21st century audiences. However, Anthony Roth Costanzo is breaking down the genre's stodgy stereotype and making opera more accessible — taking his distinctive sound to the masses, from a sixth-grade classroom in the Bronx to NPR's own Tiny D...

When it comes to pizza, there are really only two great cities: Naples and New York. This weekend, the two pizza capitals are going head-to-head at the first annual New York Pizza Festival in the Bronx’s Little Italy. There, pizzaioli from six Naples restaurants will serve slices alongside 12 New York City pros — and 11 well-intentioned pizza chefs...

The winner of this year’s Miss Columbus title was announced for the borough’s upcoming parade honoring Italian explorer Christopher Columbus. The 42nd Annual Bronx Columbus Day Parade will march along Morris Park Avenue at noon on Sunday, October 7. Prior to the parade there will be a 10 a.m. Mass at Our Lady of Solace – St. Dominic’s, with coffee...