NEWS FROM : NEW YORK  

di Serena Lastoria   New York rappresenta una delle mete più ambite in assoluto sia a livello turistico, sia a livello professionale. La City più bella del mondo infatti, offre ogni giorno migliaia di possibilità a chiunque cerchi di vedere realizzati i propri sogni e le proprie ambizioni. Questo si concretizza nei più svariati settori: dall...

by Maria Alvarez   Descendants of an Italian immigrant sailed on New York Harbor Saturday to pay homage to Angela Marchisella Maiello, the family matriarch whose 1913 trans-Atlantic voyage from Italy made their American dreams possible. Maiello's children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, along with great-nieces and -nephews from Long...

italytheater and RENZO ARBOREare proud to invite you to the preview of 'Born Liars' - by Laurence Cantor Dec 3rd and 4th, 2013 - 8:00 PM - Theatre 80 St. Marks Place, NYC   Dear Friends, We are happy to invite you to partake in the launching of italytheater and its first show, Born Liars. The show, written by Laurence Cantor and...

By Riccardo Chioni Non solo cibo a Eataly. Da ieri nel popolare emporio al Flatiron District è in mostra un tour dell'Italia dei tempi che furono organizzato dall'Enit, attraverso una carrellata di due dozzine di poster storici sul turismo, con un tuffo nel passato ed uno sguardo al presente. Al tradizionale taglio del nastro era presente il cons...

The New York Metropolitan region's premier cycling event, the fourth annual Campagnolo Gran Fondo New York (GFNY), is slated for Sunday, May 18th and will cap an exciting weekend of events and racing taking place in New York and New Jersey.   GFNY is also hosting the popular Fourth Annual NYC Bike Expo May 16-17 at the 69th Regiment Armory i...

"So You Wanna Be Italian? - An Artist's Journey Exploring Her Roots" is a series of vignettes on various famous Italian figures who have had influence on the life of Anna Filameno. Anna gives us a unique experience as she explores her Italian roots. Each page has a beautiful background graphic art illustration that helps tell the story of each vignet...

The three-building campus at the Italian American Community Center has been a work in progress for nearly the last decade, but the most recent additions have really topped it off.   #In April, an upscale thrift shop was opened that offers handpicked, gently used items. And with the completion of a $50,000 sprinkler system, the museum portion...

By Giovanni di Napoli Sunday, October 26th, I made my way to Saint Joseph's Church (5 Monroe St.) in New York City, for the 113th Annual Feast of San Vincenzo Martire di Craco. Mass was celebrated in English and Italian by Rev. Monsignor Nicholas Grieco, who just happens to be of Cracotan descent.   During his homily, Father Grieco gave an...

"It's been 71 years. I can't believe it," said Josephine Ozzella Sirianni when referring to her date of enlistment in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II. Mrs. Sirianni, 94, of Olean, shared her story of serving as an interpreter in Italy during the war in commemoration of Veterans Day observed nationally on Tuesday.   Read mor...

Last December we did a roundup of the best Italian-American restaurants located in Brooklyn — old-timers peddling the red-sauced cuisine that first arose when immigrant housewives adapted American ingredients to their Italian recipes over a century ago, highlighting things like spaghetti with meatballs, stuffed clams, baked pastas, eggplant rollati...

Pinned to Mary Paley's denim jacket is a prized possession: a medal representing a Sicilian-American society for "the Black Madonna," Maria del Tindari. The South End had several such societies, and a three-day street festival was held in the Madonna's honor every September for more than 30 years.   Paley was given the membership medal by Do...

June, 16 2015 - 6PM Italian Cultural Institute - 686 Park Avenue - New York - CLICK HERE TO RSVP The documentary "Cinema, Maestro!" leads you into a tour of memories highlighting many successful protagonists behind the cameras. The documentary makes you discover how in the last fifty years - from the Fontana Sister to Milena C...