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The United States Attorney’s Office is looking for the rightful owner of a 1996 Ferrari F50 they believe was stolen nearly 20 years ago. Customs and Border Protection officers determined the Italian sports car was stolen during an inspection at the Peace Bridge on December 14, 2019. The car was being transported from Canada into the U.S. The U.S. A...

March 25, 4pm EST “Dante’s Adventures in Italian America”. Please register in advance for this event by clicking here. Martino Marazzi, associate professor of Italian literature at the University of Milan, is the author of Danteum: Studi sul Dante imperiale del Novecento (Franco Cesati Editore, 2015), Voices of Italian America: A History of Early I...

Inspired by the bars, lounges, and restaurants of downtown Manhattan, Fourteen Railroad opened its doors in Warwick, in December 2020. The business is located just 90 minutes away from New York City, in the heart of the Hudson Valley, surrounded by farmland and mountains. It’s an environment that takes a lot of influence from Italy and its respect...

John Carollo grew up in a small town in Sicily before immigrating to Brooklyn at the age of 14. There were no organized sports where he lived, a very small town, but all the boys loved to just kick a ball around together. Upon his arrival in Brooklyn and enrollment in the local High School one year later, he was stunned by the school soccer teams,...

When: Tue, 04/06/2021 at 4:00pm - What: Dante and...Lecture on Zoom, In order to participate, RSVP and you will receive an e-mail with an invitation link by 3pm on April 6. If you don't receive the e-mail by then, contact us at casa.italiana@nyu.edu.  Science fiction is a genre of screams. Not only the kinds of screams that horror media provoke in...

This spring, Magazzino Italian Art and the Menil Collection, two museums based in the U.S., will premiere discrete public programming series examining the contributions of Italian artists in the 20th century. Joining efforts of the Italian Embassy in Washington D.C. to commemorate 160 years of diplomatic relations between Italy and the United State...

It appears, considering the row of bright-colored boxes of panettone stacked on holiday-season displays, that the sweet Christmas bread that originated in Italy doesn’t literally have a shelf-life, but by the time the holidays are over, most consumers have had enough panettone to last them until next December. Not at Settepani Bakery in Brooklyn, w...

Casa Belvedere received a $35,000 grant from the City Landmarks Preservation. The Italianate, neo-Renaissance house dates back to 1908 and was the scene for a number of women's suffrage events. However the house needs a paint job on the original 13 windows and four sets of doors. The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere has been restoring...

For owner Antonetta “Toni” Binanti, Rudy’s in Ridgewood is more than a cafe. “What is Rudy’s? Rudy’s is my home,” she said. When the German-American bakery opened in 1936, its signage bore the word konditorei, the German word for a pastry shop. These days, a distinctive blue and white awning still displays the word. Treats made from the shop’s orig...

One hundred and ten years ago, on March 25, 1911, a conflagration engulfed the top three stories of a nondescript building in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village.  The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire caused the deaths of 146 garment workers, most of whom were recent Italian and Jewish immigrant women and girls. The aftermath of this event changed Americ...

The Italian women’s fashion brand Pinko is popping up with a big statement in SoHo, by taking over the entire three levels of 143 Spring Street for its new U.S. flagship.  The global brand signed a lease for 4,925 square feet in Buchbinder & Warren Realty Group’s two-story building on the northeast corner of Wooster Street. The store will have 100...

Francesco Genuardi era arrivato a Park Avenue nel 2016, prendendo il comando del Consolato Generale d’Italia quando New York era tutt’altra metropoli di quella che è invece diventata negli ultimi mesi dopo l’impatto della pandemia. Lo intervistammo ad un anno dal suo arrivo, e dal diplomatico italiano evaporava tanto ottimismo per la missione che a...