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Last weekend the Maker Faire was a lot of fun! Lots of robots, drones and crazy shows. Such as the Coke & Mentos: see here the video. The best surprise for me was finding a group of Italian makers with their own space: "Makers Italia". The mission from Italy was organized by the Italian Trade Commission, which is the governmental agency aimed...

With the new pint-sized Fiat 500X, Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne wants to show his vision for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is ready for the street.   The trendy Italian crossover model has a roundish front and curvy rear reminiscent of the iconic 500 subcompact, and yet it's essentially a clone of the rugged, boxy Jeep Renegade....

by Mark Lord   Pietro Cardella, known throughout southwest Queens as Peter, was a much-loved and well-respected member of the Ridgewood community for decades, right up until his death last Wednesday at the age of 97.   At his wake, held last weekend at the Glascott Funeral Home on Metropolitan Avenue in Forest Hills, Cardella was fond...

Opere di Filippo Brunelleschi, Luca della Robbia, Nanni di Banco e altri grandi artisti del Rinascimento fiorentino presto in volo da Firenze a New York: è quanto avverrà, il prossimo febbraio, nell'ambito della mostra "Sculpture in the Age of Donatello: Renaissance Masterpieces from Florence Cathedral is centerpiece of Mobia's 10th anniversary cel...

IDaCo is a platform and a container for the works of Italian artists or with an Italian component that succeed in creating unique and original scenic paths through body awareness, movement and contemporary visual arts.   The project is curated and produced by FLUSSO dance project in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute in New Yo...

Il tour 2015/2016 del format itinerante MISS CHEF® approda a NEW YORK-USA, dall'8 al 15 ottobre, con una serie di grandi eventi durante le celebrazioni del Columbus Day, giorno di scoperta dell'America, dando vita alla seconda entusiasmante edizione internazionale del Premio.   MISS CHEF® (www.misschef.net) è la prima competizione tra alcune...

The Italian American Committee on Education (IACE) and Eataly New York invite students in the Italian language program to participate in the initiative "Food in Focus," a photography contest. IACE students are encouraged to submit photos taken with a smartphone. The image should depict Italian cuisine, from simple, quality ingredients to bea...

It's a highly anticipated luncheon event that takes place each year in March — yet it reinvents itself with each heartwarming edition.   The festive occasion hosted by the Italian-American Women of Staten Island honors women who've made significant contributions to the community of Staten Island and beyond. And what better time than Wom...

For the seventh consecutive year, Italian Club students ventured to Arthur Avenue in the Belmont District of the Bronx. The 41 students were accompanied by their chaperones, Mr. Adler, Mrs. Maccariello, Signora Lisa Siano and Italian Club adviser Signora Joan Scerbo Jenny on Wednesday, April 27.   The tastes, smells and customs of Italy...

Assemblyman Chad A. Lupinacci (R,C,I-South Huntington) recently welcomed the 2016 Senator John J. Marchi Memorial Scholarship for Athletic Achievement recipient, Rose Marie Pedretti, to Albany to be honored by the Italian-American Legislators Conference. Pedretti, a resident of Huntington and a student at Walt Whitman High School, was one of four s...

On the eve of the release of her new album, Joanne, Lady Gaga surprised fans by bringing her Bud Light-sponsored dive bar tour back to her home city last night.   Playing in front of a crowd of 230 or so inside a tiny Greenwich Village joint Gaga has frequented -- and performed at -- since she was in her teens (we're not allowed to reveal wh...

"Gli italiani? Sono i migliori clienti". Parola di Ivana, broker di Manhattan "con la fortuna di parlare la vostra lingue", come tiene a precisare. Da poco superati i 43 anni, nipote di immigrati, nata e cresciuta nella Grande Mela, Ivana è un'agente immobiliare impegnata a battersi su mercato più competitivo degli Stati Uniti, dove farsi largo è d...