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For many Italian Americans who are second or third generation immigrant families, the connection to our Italian heritage is strong. We cherish our family traditions, especially concerning holiday celebrations and festive dinners featuring favorite family recipes. We honor the rich history of Italy, and its profound influence on American life. Yet,...

It is with great sadness that we share the passing of our IABF family matriarch Saveria Gangone, the mother of IABF co-founder Carmine Gangone. A familiar face at our IABF dinners and meetings, Saveria welcomed us with a love that shined brightly from her beautiful smile. Her voice bellowed above the crowd cheering and supporting as we were introdu...

Salvatore Fraterrigo is working hard these days making final preparations to open his new 70-seat trattoria Norma in New York City, which was originally set to launch in April. After having gained a solid reputation and success with his first restaurant Norma - Gastronomia Siciliana, Fraterrigo and his wife (and business partner) Emanuela Pacifico...

Il 27 gennaio si è tenuto il Luxury Summit 2021 grazie all’Italy America Chamber of Commerce presenziata da Alberto Milani e con la partecipazione di ottantuno paesi. Molti personaggi illustri del campo sono intervenuti per far comprendere come allocare i costi, dove impegnare le risorse e quale opportuno business model creare per fronteggiare ogni...

Saturday mornings from 10am to 11:30am. As Italians and Italian Americans, when we look back on our pasts, whether a year or decades ago, our stories are often intertwined with our culture—all of its richness, expectations, challenges, and humor. During these workshops, led by author and instructor Maria Giura, we’ll focus on how three aspects—food...

Loredana Polezzi has been named the Alfonse M. D’Amato Endowed Chair in Italian American and Italian Studies, positioned in the College of Arts and Sciences Department of European Languages, Literatures and Cultures. The D’Amato Chair, established in 2008, was made possible by a fundraising effort led by then Stony Brook University Council Chair an...

La Roma americana di Dan Friedkin sbarca negli Stati Uniti, più precisamente a New York dove il club giallorosso darà vita alla prima Academy nel Nord America. Il progetto International Academy è dedicato a tutti i ragazzi e le ragazze dai 5 ai 17 anni a cui darà l’opportunità di apprendere le metodologie e le tecniche di allenamento del club. A sp...

They met on a company-sponsored fishing trip in 1955. Louis “Lou” Maiello felt honored to drive the former Nancy Kraft home from the fishing adventure sponsored by Rockefeller Center, where she worked as an executive assistant and he was doing construction. It wasn’t long before the couple started dating. A year later they tied the knot on June 16,...

When I was  a teenager dreaming to travel to the US,  I admit Buffalo wasn’t on my list: admittedly, my knowledge of America was limited to what I saw on TV — Texas, California, New York City — and to the Pacific North-West, as you would expect from any Gen-X  kid who grew up on a diet of bread-and-grunge. Things changed once I left Italy, moved to...

illycaffè North America today announced a new partnership with top specialty coffee importer and distributor Ammirati Coffee, Inc., who will distribute illy's renowned high-quality premium coffee products to cafés, restaurants and hotels throughout the New York metropolitan region. Ammirati Coffee will also manage and provide its superior service a...

Sotheby’s is preparing to sell next week a rare portrait by Italian painter Sandro Botticelli that experts value at $80 million, a record for an old master print that is in exceptional condition and is one of the only three portraits of the Renaissance artist remaining in private hands. “In my 30 years of professional career, I have never had a Bot...

La Scuola d’Italia is proud to announce the creation of the Alumni Association. An international network that will reconnect all former students with La Scuola and create a mentorship program for new students. A network spanning the Atlantic, strengthening the connections of La Scuola d’Italia with Alumni and former students. Through social media a...