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Many New Yorkers may have dined at the esteemed Le Cirque Cafe in NYC, but how many of them were really aware of the history and fame behind this elite Italian restaurant? Founded in 1974 by owner Sirio Maccioni, the celebrity hotspot has gained such a cult following that it inspired HBO to create a documentary focused on Maccioni and his family. L...

by Michael Sorrentino   John Ferrante of Patchogue has been named the 2013 Italian-American of the Year for this Fall's Fifth Annual Italian Festival of St. Liberata, announced the Greater Patchogue Chamber of Commerce earlier this week.   Ferrante was named by the Greater Patchogue Foundation and the Greater Patchogue Chamber of Comm...

Una storia a lieto fine quella del "Presepio della Solidarietà", un ampio capolavoro artistico modellato dalle mani degli artigiani campani dedicato ai vigili del fuoco, riportato alla luce dopo anni di abbandono e degrado, da ieri in visione al Consolato Generale di Park Avenue fino al 6 gennaio, dalle 2 alle 5 pomeridiane. A poche settimane dall...

by Charles V. Bagli   Twenty-nine years ago, Rizzoli Bookstore, whose Old World charm, hand-wrought chandeliers and big storefront windows make it a favorite of noted authors, book lovers and tourists, fled Fifth Avenue two steps ahead of the wrecking ball. It may now have to take flight again.   The owners of the building a...

di Andrea Marinelli La cucina tradizionale milanese è arrivata a SoHo, il quartiere più alla moda di New York. Il 2 gennaio ha aperto il nuovo ristorante di Sant Ambroeus, storico locale di Milano sbarcato negli Stati Uniti per la prima volta nel 1982. Da allora i due proprietari, Gherardo Guarducci e Dimitri Pauli, hanno segnato il tempo aprendo...

Inizia martedì prossimo, 22 luglio, la Première Vision di New York, la più importante manifestazione dedicata ai tessuti ed accessori per l'industria dell'abbigliamento di alto livello in calendario negli Stati Uniti.   Nata con l'obiettivo di presentare in anticipo rispetto alle due principali fiere europee e mondiali, PREMIERE VISION a Par...

More than a half-dozen additional Catholic churches in the Lower Hudson Valley could merge next year as part of the ongoing reorganization by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York.   Under the latest proposal by Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Our Lady of Mount Carmel in White Plains and Our Lady of Pompeii in Dobbs Ferry would close, except fo...

April 10, 6:30 pm — 9:30 pmWestchester Italian Cultural CenterOne Generoso Pope Place , Tuckahoe , NY 10707 United States This is a multimedia presentation that will explore the region of the Marche. Tucked away in a remote corner between the Adriatic Sea and the Apennine mountains, Marche is an enchanting rural patchwork of old towns, unspoiled h...

Thank you Bobby Maida for sharing your wonderful photos of the Giglio Feast of San Paolino in Franklin Square, Long Island (June 27th). As always, the Sons of San Paolino and friends performed their duty to the saint with love and devotion. In addition to the impressive dancing of the giglio, these folks sure know how to throw a great party. For m...

Chelsea's Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Montignoso photographer Marco Petracci in Emerging Transformation. The exhibition opens August 25th and will run until September 12th, 2015.   The opening reception will take place Thursday, August 27th, from 6-8 PM. Any art lover who enjoys thought-provoking artworks and meeting tale...

June 16 and 17 7:30 pm. Puccini: The Man and His Music, Including Suor Angelica. Chelsea Opera concludes its 12th season with an evening of Puccini's chamber music and a fully-staged presentation of his most beloved one-act opera, Suor Angelica. The evening begins with two Puccini string quartets. Also on the program is the beautiful Salv...

The Campania region of southern Italy is a little like the Finger Lakes in that its wines are not the most famous in the country, but they are getting better and better. One way that it varies from the Finger Lakes, though, is that its winemakers have been making vino there for over 2,000 years.   Geneva Lodge 2397 Orders Sons of Italy in Am...