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Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church prepared for its annual Giglio Feast with a feast on May 1st. The tradition of the feast features nearly 100 men under the steel beams of the giglio structure, lifting the 72-foot-tall, four-ton tower. At the top of it is an Italian saint. At the dinner, most of the men have been part of it for decades. “For as long...

The National Italian American Foundation celebrated its 2019 gala on April 9th at Cipriani on 42nd Street in Midtown, Manhattan. As always, guests came from near and far to take part in a vibrant evening that celebrated Italian culture and accomplishment throughout the world. The night’s master of ceremonies was Joe Piscopo, the beloved on-air pers...

Presso il Consolato Generale d’Italia a New York, si è tenuta venerdì 3 maggio 2019 la cerimonia di premiazione dell’AIAE Association of Italian American Educators Awards.  La presidente dell’associazione, Cav. Joséphine A. Maietta, ha accolto gli ospiti con l’entusiasmo e la vitalità di chi crede fermamente negli obiettivi educativi. Joséphine è s...

Today, New York City gains an Italian restaurant from a chef who trained in Massimo Bottura’s famous three-Michelin-starred restaurant Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy. Chef Stefano Secchi makes his local debut tonight with Rezdôra, where the cuisine will be heavily influenced by the years the chef spent in northern Italian kitchens. He brings...

Wednesday May 15 from 6:30PM to 8:30PM EDT. NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, 24 W 12th St, New York, New York 10011. ALESSANDRA BELLONI Proudly announces a BOOK PRESENTATION with REV. DR MATTHEW FOX in NEW YORK CITY! Followed by a CONCERT with music from the CD with violinist Joe Deninzon "HEALING JOURNEYS WITH THE BLACK MADONNA”. Published by Inn...

A Caravaggio painting discovered after going largely unseen for more than 400 years went on display Thursday in New York ahead of its planned auction in June. The artwork, Judith and Holofernes, depicts a biblical scene by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, an Italian Baroque master known for his pioneering use of light and darkness. Painted around...

Craving some freshly made Italian specialties? Look no further than Ravenna Osteria, located at 1099 N. Division Street in Peekskill. The eatery provides savory and traditional Italian fare; from pizza to pasta, soups, salads, veal, eggplant and much more, this top-rated establishment is a dream come true for anyone who enjoys authentic Italian cui...

A staple of the Rochester community will be closing its doors this Sunday. Roncone’s Italian Restaurant has been in business for 80 years. Chef Jimmy Paulino, who has run the kitchen for the past three years, will be opening a new venture, Paulino’s Restaurant, in the coming weeks on Lyell Avenue at Route 390.  Silvano Orsi of the Little Italy Asso...

The Tank (Meghan Finn and Rosalind Grush, Artistic Directors) in association with Kairos Italy Theater will present the United States Premiere of Butterflies by Emanuele Aldrovandi in a translation by Carlotta Brentan, directed by Jay Stern at The Tank (312 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), May 29-June 8. Performances will be on Wednes...

Lindenhurst’s Italian ice and ice cream shop Uncle Louie G’s changed hands earlier this year. The new operators are Michael and Nora Dorso, a husband and wife team who’s lived in the neighborhood for 25-plus years. Michael, a former Toys ‘R Us employee, and Nora, a teacher at Brentwood High School, decided to purchase their first business together...

EJ Cumbo sprayed line drives all over the outfield’s green turf. Some one-hopped the outfield fence, others left scorched earth on their way to the gaps. The hottest hitter in the Northeast Region was putting on a show on the eve of the baseball program’s first postseason appearance in six years. Cumbo, a redshirt outfielder for the New York Instit...

Tuesday May 21 2019, from 19:00 to 21:00 EDT. Casa Belvedere, The Italian Cultural Foundation, 79 Howard Ave, Staten Island, New York, NY 10301. Get tickets here. In Sicily, 1935 a four-year child walks away from her loving family, her mother, her sister and an infant brother, with a great-aunt for a vacation. She spends the next eight years of her...