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The New York City-based Kairos Italy Theater along with the Italy-based KIT Italiana and Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò at NYU announced today that they will postpone the eighth annual In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY, a festival of Italian theater which was originally scheduled to run April 27-May 11 in all five boroughs of NYC. The festival wi...

Outside of Italy, New York is one of the best cities in the world to find quality Italian cuisine. Its abiding love for all things pasta and pizza have led to a history of world-class restaurants from Michelin-starred to casual authenticity with a New York edge. Picking just five restaurants is near impossible. Nevertheless, we’ve rounded up the ci...

When some businesses say "We treat you like family," it's just words. With D'Errico Jewelry, it's a reality. In fact, the store's family orientation is so strong that one of Westchester's leading mediacompanies, Westfair Communications, just named D'Errico Jewelry one of the top family-owned businesses in the region. This is part of a pattern. D'Er...

This past weekend I interviewed owner, co-founder and President Gerardo Bruno of San Pietro Ristorante in Midtown Manhattan, off of one the most glamorous streets in Manhattan, East 54th Street, between Madison and Fifth Avenue. The award winning San Pietro Restaurant has been proclaimed by Italian government, media, and culinary organizations as “...

Annaelisa Lugini had every intention of returning to Italy after visiting her husband, Gianmarco de Felice, in New York City, where he is spending a few months on a research project. But her flight at the beginning of the week left without her on it. Faced with the prospect of a nationwide lockdown on movement in Italy to stem the spread of the cor...

To Our Valued Members and Guests, as new reports of Coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to develop, we wanted to update you on some of our operational procedures. For the past few weeks, our team has been frequently discussing the developments and how to handle this developing epidemic. With matters getting worse by the day and the epidemic developing...

Several years have passed since we put the Advance spotlight on Campania's Coal Fired Pizza  — the Eltingville dining spot named for the region in Southern Italy where mouth-watering pizza isn't the only really big draw.  And while pizza at Campania is a much sought-after attraction — with its thin crust, enticing fresh mozzarella and San Marzano t...

On a cool sunny weekday afternoon, the crowds were out in Little Italy. In the two outdoor European-style cafes that anchor either end of Arthur Avenue, in the Belmont Section of the Bronx, tourists and locals sat outside, sipping espresso, smoking and chatting away. At Luna Cafe, just past the giant Italian flag painted in the intersection, the re...

I’m on set with first-generation Italian-American Rossella Rago and her 86-year-old maternal grandmother, Romana Sciddurlo, to talk about the evolution of her popular online show Cooking with Nonna. By “set,” I mean the humble basement kitchen in Nonna Romana’s house in Bensonhurst, where Rago spent countless hours during her childhood watching her...

“Sono estremamente commossa per queste anime gentili che ci stanno dando una mano”. Ha la voce rotta dal pianto Sabrina Ciulla, fondatrice dell’associazione Anirbas, attività di volontariato che si occupa dei senza tetto e di famiglie bisognose. Ha appena ricevuto la telefonata di Tony Di Piazza, vice presidente del Palermo Calcio, che le ha annunc...

Despite concerns that 2019 was the last year for the Watkins Glen Italian American Festival, organizers have announced the festival will again take place in 2020. The popular local event is scheduled for Aug. 7 and 8 at Clute Park. Organizers initially believed construction to Clute Park would have prevented the festival from taking place in 2020....

La delegazione di New York dell'Accademia Italiana Della Cucina ha un nuovo presidente: Roberta Marini-De Plano. Marini, esperta di comunicazione nata negli Usa con origini abruzzesi, ha preso le redini dal precedente presidente, l'architetto Peter Lombardi. Durante una serata presso il ristorante "Il Mulino", nella zona di Greenwich Village di Man...