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Join the Italian Chambers Network in North America on August 5th, 2020 for a conversation with Carlo De Simone on the “Innovative Toolkit for International Economic Recovery” hosted by SIMEST – the Italian public entity that supports enterprises through their whole expansion cycle abroad, from the initial assessment of opening up to a new market, t...

Much has been written on the topic of Italian emigration to America in the 19th and 20th centuries. The experiences of the Italians who immigrated as part of earlier mass migrations waves have been well documented, especially those of Italian men. Yet, scholarly literature has paid significantly less attention to the experiences of Italian women, a...

A Syracuse police surveillance camera is standing watch over the city’s Columbus monument as demonstrators battle over its future. The Italian explorer -- and statues depicting him nationwide -- have become a lightning rod as the country grapples with its history of conquest and racism. Columbus statues in other cities have been removed or torn dow...

Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio announced the appointment of Monsignor David Cassato, pastor of the Parish of St. Athanasius-St. Dominic Church in Bensonhurst, as the new vicar for Catholic schools on Thursday, July 23. According to the Diocese of Brooklyn (DOB), promoting diocesan Catholic schools is one of the roles for the Vicar for Catholic S...

Leopoldo Mucci è il fondatore “missionario” di Taci, il caffè newyorchese che questo 25 luglio compie 25 anni di attività. Un luogo magico, dove generazioni di giovani cantanti d’opera si sono esibiti per la prima volta davanti ad un pubblico per riceverne l’applauso. Pubblico variegato, dai new  yorker a quello arrivato apposta da qualche angolo d...

È nata in Sardegna ma ha trascorso la maggior parte della sua vita lontano dall’Isola. Paola Antonelli è oggi valutata una delle persone più autorevoli a livello mondiale nel settore dell’arte. È la curatrice del Dipartimento di Architettura e Design e Direttrice della Ricerca e dello Sviluppo al Museum of Modern Art (MoMa) di New York. "Sono nata...

I’ve been cheating, and it’s likely you have been too: Six feet apart is a lot farther away than most people seem to hope it is. I know this because at the recent reopening of Magazzino Italian Art, the museum of postwar and contemporary work here in the Hudson Valley, I wore a piece of social-distancing hardware called an EGOpro Active Tag. It was...

2020 will go down in history as the year of the Pandemic. It has affected everyone’s daily routine throughout the world in unprecedented ways. You must wear a mask, Practice social distancing with no personal contact. You must wash your hands and sanitize everything. Going to Mass and receiving Communion is restricted. No mass gatherings are allowe...

We, as residents of the United States, including those of us from the City of Syracuse and the County of Onondaga, do hereby petition Honorable Ben Walsh, Mayor of the City of Syracuse, to leave standing at Columbus Circle in the City of Syracuse, the statue of Christopher Columbus that was paid for by contributions from the Italian immigrants of t...

Husband-wife team Anisa and Michele Iuliano, owners of seven full-service Italian restaurants in New York City, planned to open a new eatery in Manhattan’s Financial District in April. The buildout was almost complete when everything came to a screeching halt in March. As the pandemic wore on, Anisa realized that the original plan to create a siste...

Live Coffee Chat at Casa Belvedere: Italian Beaches/ Le Spiagge Italiane. Saturday, July 25th • 10:00am. Learn how to vacation as the Italians do! Guest speaker: Marco Evangelista, Director of Journeys by Central Holidays. Each Coffee Chat guest is entered to win a specialty gift courtesy of SI-Espresso! REGISTER HERE. Once you register, you will r...

To celebrate the grand opening of Baci (the Italian word for ‘kisses’) Ristorante, an open-air party for family and friends showcased the amenities offered by the full-service restaurant and cocktail lounge. The spankin’ new dining spot at 1657 Richmond Rd. in Dongan Hills — the former home of Mario’s — is the brainchild of Alessandro (Alex) Borgog...