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Before it even debuts at the Venetian's Grand Canal Shoppes, Midtown Manhattan’s Zeppola Italian Bakery already has plans for a second Las Vegas expansion. Still under construction on the resort’s replica of St. Marks Square, the cafe will replace the former home of French-inspired chain Paris Baguette. Designed by locals GT/AD Studio, the two-leve...

"Tony n' Tina's Wedding" has been performed all over the world, from its start as an Off-Broadway show in the mid-1980s to a big screen 2004 movie starring Mila Kunis and Joey McIntyre as the titular characters. The immersive theatrical experience, which replicated an Italian-American wedding, is the brainchild of Poughkeepsie native Mark Nassar, w...

On a breezy Saturday last month, Vittorio Calabrese, the director of the Magazzino Italian Art museum in Cold Spring, N.Y., stood onstage in the courtyard to introduce the last event of the summer, a concert by the musician Sam Reider and his band the Human Hands. The sun was starting to set, and a few stragglers of the sold-out crowd found their s...

If you're looking for good old fashion Italian food with some new twists and updates, then a favorite spot on Long Island is a place to try. Opened in 1992, Suffolk County staple Caffe Amici in Selden is known for its homemade pasta nights, as well as for its traditional dishes, yummy pizzas, and specialty Italian cookies and desserts. It's also kn...

And why wouldn’t the first New York satellite of Florence’s renowned La Carraia Gelateria open in East Meadow? If the location, along the Hempstead Turnpike service road, doesn’t exactly bring to mind the Uffizi or the Galleria dell'Accademia, it is next door to the original Uncle Giuseppe’s Marketplace. La Carraia, which opened Sept. 24, is actual...

On October 26th and 27th, Assovini Sicilia, an association representing over 90 of the best wine producers across the island, will present a selection of  interesting and unique wines from Sicily to a US press and trade audience for the first time ever. In collaboration with Colangelo & Partners, the event will showcase the unique variety the islan...

Måneskin's international rise doesn't stop. After the announcement of the nominations in the Best Rock and Best Group categories at the MTV European Music Awards 2021, here is the news that fans were hoping for. The band will be performing live in the United States. Two dates have been announced: Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at the Bowery Ballroom i...

In honor of Italian Heritage Month, Queens Borough President Donovan Richards, fourth from left, last Thursday celebrated the contributions of Italian Americans. The event at the Helen Marshall Cultural Center honored George Russo, right, a longtime Queens attorney and small business owner, as well as a member of Community Board 10 and member of th...

A Westchester County Italian restaurant has become a go-to for some residents thanks to its selection of homemade pasta dishes and cocktails. TVB by: Pax Romana is located at 171 East Post Road in White Plains. The restaurant's menu includes pasta dishes such as spaghetti alla carbonara, penne alla vodka and ravioli. Guests can also choose from ent...

Don Landolphi is facing his biggest challenge as a coach. At the youthful age of, gulp, 80. “I’m teaching and coaching baseball to the blind,” he told the Eagle. And if he has the same success as he had while coaching at Brooklyn College, well – we’ll see. Maybe, we’ll all see. Baseball has been part of Don Landolphi’s life for over 50 years as a p...

Italian fashion retailer Calzedonia will open an outpost of its Intimissimi lingerie brand in the Flatiron District, Commercial Observer has learned. Calzedonia signed a 10-year lease for 5,500 square feet — 2,500 square feet on the ground floor and 3,000 square feet in the basement — at 97 Fifth Avenue, according to a source with knowledge of the...

Following a year of virtual events, the Consortium of Balsamic Vinegar of Modena has announced the launch of the first annual Original Balsamic Week in New York. The inaugural, Original Balsamic Week will kick off in New York on November 1st and run through November 7th. With up to 20 restaurant partners, the collaboration will give foodies and Ita...