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Local filmmaker Julio Vincent Gambuto’s “love letter to Staten Island” could be headed to the big screen in the near future. The rights to his movie, “Team Marco,” which filmed around the borough, have been acquired by Samuel Goldwyn Films, according to The Hollywood Reporter. “I am thrilled to bring this thoroughly charming film to audiences this...

Racconti di oggi, ricordi di ieri. Il sogno americano e un giornale-comunità, che tiene saldamente legati gli emigranti italiani ai grandi valori delle radici. “Complimenti. Compro America Oggi perché mi piace leggere i fatti, gli avvenimenti della mia terra e di tutti gli italo-americani sparsi per il mondo”. Su Facebook l’amica Maria Ursino Barci...

A Staten Island native sang her way to the stage of NBC’s “The Voice” this week, making a lasting impression with the judges. Marisa Corvo, a 33-year-old borough-bred singer who currently lives in Irvine, Calif., performed P!nk’s “Perfect” for the televised singing competition’s celebrity judges Kelly Clarkson, Blake Shelton, John Legend and Gwen S...

Currently, only two neighborhoods in the five boroughs have Little Italy designations: Mulberry Street in downtown Manhattan, and Little Italy along Arthur Avenue in the Belmont section of the Bronx. Dyker Heights, specifically between 75th and 86th Streets, maintains the most authentic Italian character out of the five boroughs, especially Brookly...

Thursday, November 5th • 7:00-9:00pm edt. Organized by Casa Belvedere. Register Here. With religious roots as old as the dawn of modern civilization, Italy teems with churches central to the identities of cities that built them. Naturally, visitors flock to St. Peter’s in Rome, St. Mark’s in Venice and Florence’s Duomo which defined Italian Renaiss...

Snaidero USA has re-opened its New York Flagship showroom after completing an ambitious redesign that ushers in a new direction for the company. After several decades of activity in North America that saw Snaidero USA become the #1 importer of European kitchens, company Founder and President, Dario Snaidero envisioned a new style of showroom. He wa...

Berenice Abbott is best known for her black and white photographs of New York in transition in the 1930s. Sponsored by the Federal Art Project, a New Deal program, Abbott produced over 300 photographs of New York’s urban landscape, culminating in the book Changing New York, which was published to coincide with the 1939 New York World’s Fair. One of...

Paul Basilio, who made one of Central New York’s best-known Italian sausage brands for 61 years and was the longest-serving vendor at the New York State Fair, died Wednesday. He was 92. He was a member of a big and prominent Italian-American family — one of his brothers was former boxing champion Carmen Basilio, who died in 2012. Basilio operated t...

Crudo of sole freckled with Fresno chile. Raw kale leaves shiny with anchovy vinaigrette. Glistening gnocchi sauteed in butter, olive oil, and broccoli rabe. If the vibes of these dishes remind you of California, Italy, and a bit of France, you get the drift of Chef Jonathan Waxman’s cooking. The chef just published his third culinary opera, “The B...

November 4 (Wednesday) 5:30 pm. Sponsored by: John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, Queens College/CUNY - 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor. Contact: 212-966-3245 / danteinitalianonyc@yahoo.com The Dante in Italiano Midtown group has been reading and talking about the Commedia since January 2018. Our slow and steady descent into the Inferno mo...

Passionate, joyful and full of energy, Giorgia Vitali is the only Italian girl authorized and recognized to practice and teach “Bollywaack” dance style in New York. Giorgia grew up in Torano, a small Italian village in the region of Abruzzo and started at early age to take dance classes at at "Associazione Danza Insieme", a dance school directed by...

October 28, 2020, Wednesday, 9:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Center for Italian Studies at Stony Brook University. A roster of historians, political scientists, literary experts, and art historians will discuss the different implications on society of the current pandemic with special attention to the Italian - US relationship. All presentations will be in Eng...