NEWS FROM : NEW YORK  

di Anna Cugini Dalla enorme vetrata della Apple room del Jazz Theatre al Licoln Center si può ammirare il sole tramontare su Central Park in una New York immersa nel traffico. A completare questa visuale magnifica, regalo per tutto il pubblico presente in sala, fa il suo ingresso il Corpo Bandistico Militare Italiano, 95 carabinieri in alta unifor...

The history of America is intertwined with the history of baseball. The game itself has become one means of measuring the society that surrounds it. Since 1897, over 500 Italian Americans have played major league baseball.   Some on the game's greatest players and some that aren't well-known share the Italian heritage. The Italian Tribune wo...

di Mariagrazia De Luca Scendo alla fermata Nostrand della metro A, nel quartiere di Bud-Stuy, Brooklyn, per andare a trovare G nel suo studio di registrazione. Gianni Fontana, conosciuto dai suoi artisti hip hop come G, è un ragazzo italiano che da 10 anni lavora nel profondo Brooklyn registrando e producendo oltre 1000 artisti locali e nazionali....

By Nicolas Niarchos The best sandwich at this FiDi hole-in-the-wall is the No. 26, the Pisillo, a madcap omnibus of flavors that includes prosciutto di parma, porchetta, mozzarella di bufala, and roasted red peppers. Then again, there's the No. 16, the Perugia, in which tart balsamic dressing plays off the saltiness of coppa pork cuts.   Th...

By Tony Spinelli When Anthony LoFrisco had what he thought was a brilliant idea for an Italian family-style cookbook, a publishing agent told him it would never fly because he was not a celebrity author or connected in any way with a popular cooking show on television.   So he did what any red-blooded American entrepreneur would do. He publ...

By Rachel Shapiro Spelling counts. For 52 years, the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge has been misspelled and there's no reason why that should continue in perpetuity. So argues Staten Island state Sen. Andrew Lanza and his colleague on the other side of the bridge, Sen. Marty Golden.   The two Republicans understand the immense cost of replac...

Poetry reading by Richard VeterePlease join us as Richard Vetere presents his newly published book of poetry, The Other Colors in a Snow Storm. Richard Vetere's poetry is built on a beautiful, spare language that keeps him always on point. At times, bracing and revealing, Vetere is also capable of infusing his poetry with a good dose of sober comed...

by Doug Smith   Andrea Bargnani isn't gone quite yet. A trade sending the former No. 1 NBA draft pick from the Raptors to the New York Knicks was not approved by the league Sunday night and will now not be finalized until July 10. There was nothing against the rules in the deal, though, and both sides expect it to be completed and appr...

This symposium is a continuation—a sort of inter-mission—of the last three symposia ILICA has sponsored on the topic. After two events last fall and a third this past spring in Rome, ILICA concludes this discussion in November.   This event, in the meantime, offers the four Italian Americans an opportunity to gather their thoughts, so to spe...

Don't miss out on the first lecture of the season! Learn Sicilian-Mparamu / lu Siciliano by Professor Cipolla. Friday, September 13, 2013 at 6:30pm Lecture presented by Professor Gaetano Cipolla who will also present his latest book Mparamu lu Siciliano. Professor Cipolla will provide a historical background on the Sicilian language as the f...

Verrà presentata domani a Napoli la Missione Internazionale 2013 che impegnerà l'ASMEF - Associazione Mezzogiorno E Futuro presieduta da Salvo Iavarone - a New York dal 10 al 17 ottobre in occasione del Columbus Day.   La missione, promossa nell'ambito della VIII edizione della rassegna "Giornate dell'Emigrazione", sarà anche occasione per p...

Celebratory corks were popped in the southern Italian town of Sant' Agata de' Goti to toast Italian-American Bill de Blasio's landslide victory in the Big Apple's mayoral race. De Blasio's maternal grandfather hailed from the town near Naples almost a century ago, and he still has cousins there today. Dozens of people gathered in the town's former...