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On Saturday, May 25, the Old Forge Sons of Italy will host its annual bocce tournament, at the Arcaro and Genell bocce courts on Main Street, to benefit Saint Francis Commons, a newly constructed housing facility designed to provide transitional housing to homeless veterans. The entrance fee for a four-person team is $100. All teams play a minimum...

A newly-opened Wood-Ridge restaurant, Cousin Vinny’s, celebrated with its grand opening and ribbon cutting along with the Mayor, members of the Borough Council, co-creators, friends and family on Wednesday evening.  Members of the Wood-Ridge Borough Council, including Mayor Paul Sarlo, Council President Catherine Cassidy, Councilman Edward Marino,...

The Salvatore Ferragamo Museum was inaugurated in Florence in 1995 at the initiative of the Ferragamo family in the historic Palazzo Spini Feroni in Via Tornabuoni, formerly the headquarters of the Ferragamo company since 1938. The goal was to make the world wide public aware of the art of Salvatore Ferragamo and its influence not only in the world...

She’ll rule the school forever. Civic gurus gathered at the corner of 81st Street and 15th Avenue in Dyker Heights on Saturday to honor late community and education activist Mafalda DiMango at a street co-naming ceremony in her honor, just steps from where she lived, worked, and studied for many years of her life. The event offered a touching tribu...

As part of its policies to support the promotion of the Italian language worldwide, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation prepares a distribution plan, on an annual basis, for the concession of grants under Chapter 3153 of the budget of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International cooperation for Italian language teachi...

If you thought Italy’s allure lay largely in the opportunity to wile away the hours eating and drinking endlessly in pastel-hued piazzas—well, you’d be right. But that’s just part of its perennial magic. For those whose version of la dolce vita includes extraordinary natural beauty, the Dolomites are a true Valhalla. Rising over 10,000 feet in the...

The Newport Hospitality Commission is excited to announce the return of world-renowned classical guitarist Diego Campagna to Newport for a special concert to benefit the City’s music programming at Thompson Middle School. Campagna, a native of Imperia, Italy, will help kick off Memorial Day Weekend with a performance on Thursday, May 23rd at St. Ma...

It took a former film finance pro to figure out how to bring back to life the space that once housed Café des Artistes, a favorite Hollywood hangout throughout the ’90s and ’00s. After the cozy restaurant closed in 2011, the spot sat empty until first-time restaurant owner Francesco Zimone bought rights to open the first U.S. location for Naples’ f...

On Thursday May 9th Teresa Fiore, Associate Professor and Inserra Chair in Italian and Italian American Studies at Montclair State University, was a guest of the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, where she presented her book, Pre-Occupied Spaces: Remapping Italy’s Transnational Migrations and Colonial Legaciespublished in 2017 by Fordham...

The Italian aviation sector wasn’t ever going to be ready for the disruption a small, rebranded airline was about to present to a monopoly-driven air travel market that’s for years been shrouded in government interference, corruption, and a long-standing expectation that “the flag carrier is invincible, bankrupt or not, regardless of competition” a...

When: Monday, June 3, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago, 500 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1450 Join us for a special Sardinian wine tasting and degustation of local products from Sardinia. Oenologist Clara Orban (and Professor at DePaul University) will lead us on this exciting culinary journey. This event is open...

Members of the Queens Community Advisory Council and various leaders celebrated the life and legacy of Flushing civic leader Don Capalbi, who passed away in December, on May 7 dedicating a bench in his honor at Queens Botanical Garden. “Don was an integral member of NewYork-Presbyterian Queens’ Community Advisory Council for over 12 years, making h...