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Every Thursday people from Ramapo and the surrounding areas gather at the Sal Builione Bocce Court located at Bon-Aire Park in the Village of Suffern. The loyal group of players will play multiple games of bocce ball, and enjoy many laughs. The court is named after Village of Airmont resident Salvatore Builione, who passed away in February of 2006...

Martedì mattina, giornata nuvolosa a New York. Siamo all’imbarcadero di Weehawken in New Jersey per prendere lo yacht che avrebbe portato la ACF Fiorentina e il suo nuovo presidente vicino alla statua della libertà per ammirare dal mare New York. Nonostante i nuvoloni minacciosi di pioggia, Rocco Commisso arriva con un sorriso solare, con accanto i...

The members of Geneva Lodge 2397, Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America, hosted the Geneva Red Wings baseball team and management on July 17 for a home cooked ziti-and-meatball dinner in appreciation for General Manager John Salone hosting the lodge at McDonough Park on June 14 for a “Sons and Daughters of Italy Night.” The lodge also combin...

A new Italian spot and pizzeria has made its debut in the neighborhood. Called Montesacro Pinseria, the newcomer is located at 432 Union Ave. in Williamsburg. Montesacro Pinseria serves up traditional Italian dishes with a special focus on the cuisine of Rome. On the menu, diners will find an assortment of light antipasti, cheese and charcuterie bo...

On the wall at Mario’s Restaurant is a plaque that states “Happiness is a kitchen full of family.” I might add to that, “Happiness is also a dining room filled with guests enjoying the authentic Neapolitan dishes at Mario’s.” The restaurant is celebrating its 100 year anniversary. It is the fourth and fifth generation of the Migliucci family who co...

The out-of-wedlock granddaughter of a late British art collector is poised to claim half-ownership of a $1 billion collection of paintings, sculptures, tapestries and other objects that were left to New York University in 1994, Page Six has learned. The school has called the treasure trove — amassed by Sir Arthur Acton and bequeathed to NYU by his...

Molinaro's Italian Festival will be held Aug. 4 outside the restaurant at Walnut and Pine streets. The annual festival is a celebration of Italian heritage through food, music and community. This year's celebration is in memory of Robert Newton and the bocce tournament is being held in memory of Russ Mendicino Molinaro's Italian Festival was establ...

Whether you’re in the mood for a fresh wood-fired pizza, a hearty pasta dish or anything in between, the chefs at Via Garibaldi in White Plains specialize in all things Italian. Located at 1 North Broadway, Via Garibaldi offers modern twists on many of the most traditional Italian dishes as well as a wide selection of wines imported from Tuscany, L...

Wednesday, July 31st @ Sunset. The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere. 79 Howard Avenue | Staten Island, NY 10301. An Evening of Comic Opera with excerpts from Donizetti's "Elisir d'Amore," "Don Pasquale" and "Figlia del Reggimento." Plus, the complete "Gianni Schicchi" by Puccini. Introductory remarks by Lou Barrella Opera Buffa or Comi...

Attention! Italian American families! An award-winning New York-based production company called 4th Row Films is doing research for a documentary on Italian Sunday Dinners. With this documentary, they are hoping to get to know Italian culture through the ritual of the Sunday dinner, and explore how the modern world has affected this tradition. They...

It’s often been said that good things comes in threes. Happenings in threes oftentimes turn out to be just a bit more perfect or even complete, for that matter. The reasoning suggests a positive connotation with events or situations times three somehow more satisfying and effective than with any another other number.  Over at Trattoria Toscana, the...

Tuesday August 6th • 7:00pm. The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere. 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, New York, New York 10301. The second half of the 20th century is the most transformative period of time in the history of Italian culture, and the new role that women start occupying in post-war society is a clear signal of this transfor...