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Team Italy manager and National Baseball Hall of Famer Mike Piazza spent some quality time with The 7 Line Army founder and Orange And Blue Thing host Darren Meenan along with co-host Julia Quadrino during a special Mets 2021 Opening Day Episode 6 (Season 5). With 139 episodes to date, Orange And Blue Thing airs weekly during the baseball season an...

“Dopo un anno lungo e sfidante in cui ho voluto garantire la mia costante presenza in Senato nei momenti più delicati della pandemia, con grande emozione riprendo finalmente gli incontri nella ripartizione in cui sono stata eletta. Nel pieno rispetto delle normative vigenti, ricomincio dagli Stati Uniti, Paese in cui la nostra comunità è storicamen...

On March 17, the Order Sons & Daughters of Italy in America John Michael Marino Lodge No.1389 in Port Washington hosted the Installation Ceremony of its 2021-22 Lodge Council. It was the first time in the 95-year history of the Lodge that the installation ceremony was held utilizing Zoom technology vs. an in-person ceremony. Peter Prudente was inst...

Design connoisseur Stephen Markos started design platform Superhouse on Instagram at the end of 2019, a few months before the brick-and-mortar abruptly transferred into an online space. From his Brooklyn apartment, he posted about designers he admired and, as of last summer, online fundraisers to benefit anti-racism organizations. Since then, Marko...

Fabrizio Di Michele is an Italian diplomat with 26 years of experience in the field of international relations. Born in Palermo on May 16, 1969, he graduated in Political Science from the University of Florence in 1992, and joined the Italian Foreign Service in 1995. Between 1995 and 1997 he worked at the Secretariat of the General Directorate for...

In January Emirates announced that it was restarting operations to Seattle, Dallas/Fort Worth, and San Francisco, in February it announced that its Athens-Newark route would return in June, two days ago it announced that it was restarting its Orlando route, and now the airline has confirmed that a favorite 5th freedom route is also coming back. On ...

Let us remind you of a classic Hollywood scene that's now part of foodie history: In the film adaptation of Elizabeth Gilbert's memoir Eat Pray Love, Julia Roberts' character indulges in an entire pizza Margherita while at Naples-based pizzeria L'Antica Pizzeria da Michele. New Yorkers, we've got some good news for you: you'll no longer have to tra...

Famed chef Lidia Bastianich is best known for her delicious Italian meals seen in her best-selling cookbooks or on her hit PBS cooking show “Lidia’s Kitchen.” While the beloved chef can share her story from her own elegant New York City restaurant, Felidia, it all began from modest means as child in Italy. Over a mouth-watering meal, Bastianich tol...

For an Italian dish to fly under the radar is rare in a city that has an insatiable appetite for red sauce restaurants, pizza joints, and trattorias of every stripe. That’s the start of the mystique around sanguinaccio, a seasonal dish that can be either “the sexiest sausage in the world” or a chocolate pudding (spoiler: the chocolate pudding is mo...

For nearly a generation, some of the most robust Italian regional flavors in our area have been emanating from a gleaming vintage diner across from the Harrison Metro-North station. Chef and owner Dean Vivolo of Trattoria Vivolo in Harrison is marking his 20th anniversary with a variety of tasty new specialties, dining options and enhanced al fresc...

Despite the challenges that this period has imposed on us, something magical is happening in Brooklyn. Starting from last October 2020, Simona Rodano's program known in New York as the Italian Fairy is flying to the Federation of Italian American Organizations (FIAO) in the very modern complex called "Il Centro". An avant-garde building designed a...

If you are lucky enough to have tasted one of the more than 700,000 pizzas Chef Anthony Mangieri has made in his lifetime, you’ll see why the New York Times called the pizzas he produces at Una Pizza Napoletana the best pizza from a sit-down restaurant in all of New York City. Just think about that for a moment. The best. Pizza. New York City. You...