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My mom has been talking about how much she misses Europe and how she can't wait to go back to Italy. Well, we don't have to wait -- we are so close to the Bronx Little Italy! This summer when school is out, The Belmont Business Improvement District (BID) safely welcomes families back to the borough, announcing the latest offerings from Bronx Little...

Elizabeth Povinelli’s inheritance was passed down not through blood or soil, but through a framed map of Trentino, Alto Adige, in Italy—the region where her family's ancestral alpine village is located. Far more than a map hanging above the family television, the image featured colors and lines that held in place the memories and values fueling the...

Hofstra’s Italian American Lecture Series presented a film screening and commentary on “Arrangiarsi (Pizza ... and the Art of Living)” with director Matteo Troncone on Tuesday, April 13. ‘Arrangiarsi’ translates to overcoming obstacles, and it is the main theme of the film. The film is a documentary not only about the gastronomy of Italian culture,...

Despite Mets outfielder Brandon Nimmo putting up elite production since starting to come into his own in 2018, some people have refused to acknowledge how good he is. There is actually a portion of the Mets fan base who still refer to Nimmo as a fourth outfielder, even though he has quite simply been one of the most valuable outfielders in all of b...

In case you haven’t heard, DiCarlo’s Pizza uses provolone cheese. Period. The second Central Ohio location of DiCarlo’s and its cheese can now be found in Italian Village, with a takeout and delivery-only joint at 91 E. Fifth Ave. The family-run business, which has been slinging pies since 1945, is well-known for a particular kind of pizza. Some mi...

Former county executive Nick Pirro is the vice president of the Columbus Monument Corporation. The group is continuing to push back on Mayor Ben Walsh's decision to remove the statue, which Pirro sees as a symbol of Italian American pride. Who owns this area that the monument sits on and who owns the monument? That's a good question. We have not be...

If you want to know what one of the most interesting neighborhoods in New York was like before the pandemic—-well, it’s back, and in these times, more important, more fun and more needed than ever. There really is only one Little Italy these days, and it’s in the Bronx, in the area known as the Belmont Business Improvement District. To most of us,...

Good news for lovers of Italian food in the Buffalo area! Bravo Italian Kitchen will reopen at the Walden Galleria Mall in Cheektowaga later this spring. The favorite Italian chain will be the latest restaurant to return to the mall’s “Restaurants Row” after Dave and Buster’s reopening in March. “BRAVO! will continue to serve classic favorite entré...

An obscene message was spray-painted on the base of the Christopher Columbus monument in Columbus Circle over the weekend. Authorities discovered the vandalization Saturday evening, less than three weeks after police took down the protective barricade that had surrounded the statue since last summer. A spokesperson for the Knights of Columbus’ nati...

In the eyes of even the most adoring beholder, a stereotype exists that Italian visual art begins with a bang in antiquity, hits its peak in the Renaissance and ceases to be much of a factor by the mid-20th century. After all, the 1950s and ’60s were the era of Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein, right? One woman has reformed that vi...

Vandals scrawled, “F–k Columbus” on the base of the monument of the explorer in Columbus Circle — weeks after the NYPD’s controversial barriers around it were removed, law-enforcement sources said Sunday. The spray-painted obscenity was discovered by police about 10:30 p.m. Saturday, fewer than three weeks after cops had taken down the protective b...

Tuesday, April 27, 11:00am. Town Hall Meeting with the newly appointed Consul General of Italy in New York, Fabrizio Di Michele. During this session IACC President Alberto Milani will welcome the new consul to New York's Italian business community and discuss ongoing initiatives, programs, and projects scheduled for the calendar year. Participants...