Many in the town of North Castle say they’d rather deal with parking problems than a collapsing cliff. A popular Ralph’s Italian Ices is looking to buy a plot of land next door to expand their parking lot, but those who live by fear it will cause issues. “I spent the last eight years taking care of my parents, fighting to keep them at home, safe an...

Caffe Classico celebrated its grand opening in Yonkers on Wednesday. The Italian restaurant at 887 Midland Ave. sits next to the Sons of Italy building and it serves traditional Italian dishes. Salads range from $8 for a mixed salad of endive, radicchio arugula dressed in vinaigrette to $12 for a mix of arugula, pear and gorgonzola cheese. Pizzas r...

We must not lose ITALIAN in New Rochelle Elementary Schools! Sign this petition to tell New Rochelle School District to keep Italian language and culture in the  elementary schools. Children in New Rochelle start learning Italian in Kindergarten at Barnard school, and continue taking Italian through fifth grade. Their Italian studies continue in Mi...

The owner-chef behind Fratelli Pizzeria and Pop’s Espresso Bar is eyeing an early May opening for a third restaurant on Huguenot Street, named Maria. Frustrated by his own difficulty finding a late-night spot in New Rochelle, Cucullo said the kitchen will offer a stripped-down bar menu between 10 p.m. and 1 a.m. Prices will range from $5 for a bar...

Steve Acunto, called the “dean of boxing,” known for his work with some of the sport’s most famous figures, has died aged 101. “I have never, in my entire life, met a more dedicated man in the field of boxing than Steve,” Rocky Marciano famously said of Acunto. Acunto was born on Staten Island in 1916 but moved to Mount Vernon at age 14 and lived t...

February 22 (Thurday) 7:00 pm. Discover Italy: Puglia. Westchester Italian Cultural Center - 1 Generoso Pope Pl, Tuckahoe, NY. Admission: Members $20, Non-Members $25. Contact: 914-771-8700 A fascinating virtual tour of Italy's easternmost region. This timeless land's cities, countryside, cuisine, and culture have never lost their genuineness and a...

On the banks of the Bronx River in Tuckahoe, the beautiful Georgian style building that was built in the 1800's as a cotton mill and converted into a manufacturer of rubber goods and then to a pharmaceutical company was reinvented as a restaurant many years ago. About 10 years ago, under the ownership of Louis DiNapoli, owner of the popular Angelin...

December 7 (Thursday) 7:00 - 8:30 pm. Voce d'Angelo: The Artistry of Renata Tebaldi. Westchester Italian Cultural Center - One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY. Admission: Members $20; Non-Members $25. Contact: 914-771-8700 info@wiccny.org A one-hour video presentation in celebration of the beloved soprano from Italy who thrilled audiences through...

They say if you live long enough, you’ll see everything. On Monday, Nov. 20, Antonio Luigi Capicotto marks his 87 birthday, having experienced — three times — something few golfers see once. Capicotto just recorded his third hole-in-one, an "ace" to golfers.  The feat is even more impressive considering that Capicotto, a stone mason since the age o...

November 25 (Saturday)   10:30 am - 12:00 pm Naples Underground A brief history of Naples from its early origins through WWII. Explore the underground where thousands of Neapolitans spent many months while being bombed and the impressive Catacombs of San Gennaro. Presented by Toni McKeen. Westchester Italian Cultural Center - One Generoso Pope Plac...