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By Charista S. Mroczek The holiday season is approaching and you know what that means: winter break, colorful lights everywhere, Christmas songs on replay on the radio, and especially all of the spectacular holiday concerts! If you love seeing live performances and live in the NYC area, here's your chance.   Two identical twin brothers that...

By Virginia N. Sherry   World War II veteran Edward Colucci purchased his house on Newberry Avenue in 1945, after returning to Staten Island from service in the U.S. Army's 45th Infantry Division, where he saw action in Italy, France and Germany, and was awarded a Bronze Star.   Inheriting a green thumb from his mother, he has been ga...

È stata una competizione serratissima, in bilico fino all'ultima canzone, ma alla fine l'ha spuntata Julie Anna Crookston. E' stata lei, venuta dall'Ohio, ad aggiudicarsi la 18.ma edizione del "Festival of Songs Usa" organizzato, presso "El Caribe" di Brooklyn, dalla conduttrice radiofonica di Icn Radio, Silvana Romania e co-condotto da Joseph Cirn...

April 16, thursday - 6,30 EDTAzure - New York, NY - 333 E 91st St, New York 10128Tickets: events.r20.constantcontact.com Join the NOIAW Greater New York Region for a wine tasting and networking with other young professionals. Taste wines produced by Italian women winemaker's, paired with light refreshments. There will be a presentation b...

By Rachel Holliday Smith   A specialty gelato and dessert shop from Italy by way of Park Slope is planning its second Brooklyn location in Crown Heights inside a former doughnut shop on Bergen Street, owners told DNAinfo New York. L'Albero dei Gelati, currently in business on Fifth Avenue and Fourth Street across from the J.J. Byrne P...

By Jane Marmaduke   The Syracuse area has more than its share of Italian restaurants, some of which have had a loyal following for many years. Grimaldi's, in East Syracuse, is one of those. Located near the hotels around Carrier Circle, the restaurant also attracts plenty of guests from out of town.   Even on a weeknight, the restaura...

Since chef Ignacio Mattos and restaurateur Thomas Carter's Nolita restaurant, Estela, became a perennial favorite of savvy New York diners and earned them a James Beard nomination, the city's culinary crowd has been eagerly awaiting the opening of their sophomore establishment. Well, their second act is here: Café Altro Paradiso. Set on a quiet co...

Sacred Hearts-St. Stephen's Church on Summit and Hicks streets was filled with people celebrating their Italian heritage. The parish, marking its Sesquicentennial (150th year), celebrated its history as a center for helping Italian immigrants from the time it was founded in 1866.   "'Dream Anew,' as did our parents and grandparents upon arri...

by Congregation of Maria S.S. Addolorata   The Congregation of Maria S.S. Addolorata would like to announce that this years' procession in honor of our Patron Saint of Mola di Bari will take place on Sunday, September 11th.   The procession will depart from Sacred Heart–St. Stephens Church (Summitt and Hicks Street) Carroll Garde...

Walk a few blocks around the intersection of Arthur Avenue and East 187th Street in the Belmont section of New York's Bronx and you are likely to hear Italian spoken, smell the tantalizing aromas of freshly cooked Italian food, and see people going about their grocery shopping at the many specialty stores: the bakery, the cheese and salumi shop, th...

The sixth annual San Gennaro Feast of the Hamptons will take place this weekend in Hampton Bays. The annual celebration of Saint Januarius will kick off with a Community Light Parade through the hamlet on Friday, September 30, starting at 7:30 p.m. The parade begins on Ponquogue Avenue, and marchers will continue to Main Street, go west on Mai...

Northern Italian native Massimo Fedozzi always had a knack for translating languages but one thing was missing: passion. After he began working at his parents' salumi shops in Genova, he discovered a piece of himself that had been lost in the shuffle.   "I don't really have heroes in my life but my parents," said owner and chef Massimo Fedoz...