NEWS FROM : NEW YORK  

Ask any New Yorker who has been here long enough about their favorite sandwich shop in the five boroughs, and you’ll find one common name throughout: Alidoro, a legendary Italian specialty sandwich shop first founded in Manhattan circa 1986.

Tuesday, June 25th, 7:00 PM. The Etruscans: One of Three Great Civilizations in Italy. Presented by Francesco Bonavita. The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere, 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301. Program Donation: MEMBERS: $15 per person; NON-MEMBERS: $20 per person. Q & A, Refreshments and a light reception will follow. Who are t...

Start spreadin’ the news: All’Antico Vinaio, the iconic Italian street eatery that your friend who studied abroad in Florence still won’t shut up about, is coming to New York City for one month as a pop-up shop. This is the first time the Florentine panini spot will be expanding out of its native country, and owner Tommaso Mazzanti is excited to ta...

The Italian American Civic Association is pleased to announce the launch of a Capital Campaign to renovate and enhance the Club’s long-standing headquarters on Bellew Avenue in the City of Watertown. The goal of the campaign is to raise $350,000. These funds will allow the club to make significant improvements to the building and, provide a firm fi...

Una vita di andate e ritorni, tra l’America e l’Italia, di biglietti staccati, di sogni realizzati e di capitoli nuovi aperti. Per Tony Boccia, pendolare dei cieli, la spola con l’altra sponda dell’oceano è parte regolare della sua vita. Arrivato per amore la prima volta a fine anni Settanta, sente il richiamo della madre patria dove ritorna e  lav...

And after spending some quality time with the Azimut|Benetti Group’s Vice Chair Giovanna Vitelli recently, I knew the Italian superyacht builder had big plans to celebrate the anniversary founding company by her father, Paolo Vitelli, 50 years ago. But it turns out, the exclusive gala dinner they threw recently at the Rainbow Room on the 65th floor...

Consider it a slice of American history. Literally. Johnny's Pizzeria of Mount Vernon and Posa Posa Restaurant & Pizzeria in Nanuet are being recognized at the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration with a new exhibit entitled “A Slice of History: Pizza in America." The temporary show, produced by Evelyn Hill Inc. the food and beverage concess...

The Italian Club of Staten Island, an organization founded to promote “a better understanding among leading Italian-Americans in the business and professional field and to raise awareness about Italian culture,” has awarded four $2,000 and five $1,000 college scholarships to nine young adults for outstanding academic achievement and community activ...

New York State Senate Deputy Minority Leader Joseph Griffo, R-47, was recently recognized by the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators as the conference’s Distinguished Legislator of the Year. “It is an honor to be recognized by my peers,” said Griffo. “From literature to the arts to politics and beyond, Italian-Americans have m...

The Italian American Museum cordially invites you to attend the 17th Annual Golf Classic on Monday, June 24, 2019 at Pine Hollow Country Club, 6601 Northern Blvd, East Norwich, NY. All Players will be automatically entered to win a 2019 Alfa Romeo Giulia 24 Month Lease! Maximum odds: 1 in 200 chance! Please see event website for details. Join us fo...

Last night 300 people gathered in Soho at the Moncler boutique to celebrate the latest “Moncler Genius” project with Palm Angels and Francesco Ragazzi, who joins the retail experiment following the creative capsule collections by a range of designers including Pierpaolo Piccioli of Valentino, Simone Rocha and Craig Green. Ragazzi’s collection is ai...

The smell of food drifts down the streets of Endicott as hundreds kicked off their weekend at St. Anthony's Italian Feast Days. It's back for it's 29th year, St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Community hit the streets with food music and dancing. A fun time, used to celebrate the Saint. Bill Matts, one of the Deacons, said "June 16th is his feast day a...