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Tourists not familiar with this end of NYC will call it Belmont, but the Bronx neighborhood known as Arthur Avenue is a true, old school Little Italy. It’s home to a string of century-old red sauce joints and family-run shops that serve a diverse clientele — from the Italian regulars and families who have been coming for decades, to all the welcome...

Get the best of Brooklyn — in Manhattan. For a brief time, you can now sit and enjoy (and compare) two of Brooklyn’s most iconic pizzas hot from the oven, without leaving the island. Di Fara and Roberta’s both operate “ghost kitchens” — off-site satellite setups that restaurants use to prepare takeout and delivery— at Nimbus, the unique new shared...

Roy Peter Clark: When I learned that a jet plane had hit one of the Twin Towers — even before we knew it was terrorism — I thought of my cousin Theresa, who worked on the 57th floor of Tower One. It took some time to learn that she had escaped. The next day, or it may have been the day after that, I got Theresa on the phone and she told me her stor...

Born This Way Foundation, founded by Lady Gaga and her mother, Cynthia Germanotta, who is its president, focuses on mental health initiatives for young people. Its annual #BeKind21 campaign, which encourages participants to perform a daily act of kindness, either toward themselves or to others, started on the first of the month and is running throu...

Vico, a restaurant that will specialize in authentic Italian cuisine inspired by Vico Equense, a town on the Amalfi Coast of the Campania region of Italy, is slated to open in Farmingdale by early 2022. The location could not be disclosed yet, but it will be on Main Street, according to the owners. The eatery will feature the same ownership as 3...

Join Us for an Evening of Fine Outdoor Dining, Live entertainment by Tony Cipriano, and a video presentation by Lou Barrella. Tuesday, September 14th • 6:30 – 10:00 p.m. • Doors open at 6:00 pm Come savor fine dining on the mansion’s rear patio with scenic views of New York Harbor and the Verrazzano Bridge while embracing your love of Opera! Singin...

Like many new restaurants in America, the pandemic played a part in the arrival of Greenwich’s new Italian kid on the block, Rosina’s Bar & Restaurant. While it delayed the timeline and presented several road blocks along the way, it was also responsible for guiding partners Jared Falco, Coby Blount, and Frank Carpentieri to Rosina’s location on Mi...

You’ll see a lot of Curt Giacobbe at the Italian Feast these days, and there’s a reason for that, as he is the new owner of the restaurant, the first he’s purchased in New York. Giacobbe was born in Ilion and stayed there until he was 13 when they moved to Long Island. He said that he’s been there until he was about 50, but always kept a house up h...

Cominciamo con il definire quello che non è. Zanotta House New York non è uno showroom, non è un negozio né tantomeno un luogo tradizionale di vendita. Non è neanche un boutique apartment, che già rappresenta un’evoluzione in chiave esclusiva del concetto di esposizione. In questa costruzione di mattoni nel Lower West Side di Manhattan, al numero 2...

Founder and president Philip J. DiNovo began the mission in 1979 when the American Italian Heritage Association was founded “with the expressed purpose of recording and preserving Italian heritage.” In 1985, he established the first museum of Italian American history and culture in Utica, New York, selecting the city because of its large Italian Am...

His friends call him the “Miracle Man” — and after suffering a heart attack, Anthony Cosentino is counting his blessings since receiving a heart transplant to save his life. But it wasn’t just any heart: he intentionally received one with hepatitis C. It’s been one year since the operation and Cosentino reunited with his doctors at Staten Island Un...

Tuesday, September 7th • 6:30 – 10:00 p.m. • Doors open at 6:00 pm. Casa Belvedere - 79 Howard Ave, Staten Island, NY. Join us for an evening of fine outdoor dining, live entertainment by Antonio Guarna, and a video presentation by Lou Barrella. $75.00 – $85.00. Come savor fine dining on the mansion’s rear patio with scenic views of New York Harbor...