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Greenport’s newest restaurant is offering a brand of food the town, and maybe all of Long Island, has never seen before. Alpina, which opened to the public on July 17, is a Swiss-Italian restaurant which features, among other things, pastas, schnitzels and wine. The idea of a New York eatery that focuses on Alpine cuisine came from Christoph Muelle...

The Italian fashion house has secured a 285sq m boutique in the SoHo area of New York City. The store is located on the ground floor of a mid-rise structure built in 1879 and is within close proximity of several other luxury brands including Linda Farrow, Louis Vuitton, Stella McCartney, Dior and Fendi. The interior design of the store has been cre...

A greatly anticipated event will soon return to the North Country. The Annual Bravo Italiano Festival only weeks away in the North Country, and the appetite for this 3-day event could not be larger. This festival has been hosted in Watertown by the Italian-American Civic Association for 36 years. However, after being cancelled in 2020 due to COVID-...

Much like Superman and Clark Kent, Antonio (Junior) Superbia essentially has two separate identities in which he has made a difference. Off the field, he is known as Mr. Superbia to the students of P.S. 146 in Howard Beach, N.Y., where he is a physical education teacher for students from kindergarten through junior high school. To friends, family a...

There is a place we belong to, beautiful and far away. An ocean we often ignore. A place both remote and intimate. As blue as the depths of the sea in Greece in summer and the sky on certain star-filled nights. That place is ours, and somehow it is part of us.  We find this place in the latest works by the artist Angelica Bergamini, originally from...

The Belmont Business Improvement District (BID) will host a brief press ceremony on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at 11:00 AM to celebrate the renaming of Arthur Avenue at Crescent Avenue in honor of “Joe Liberatore Way,” one of the Arthur Avenue Retail Market’s original 117 merchants and beloved member of the community. Born in 1919 to Italian immigran...

Just a short walk from the briny breezes of the Hudson River, a new trattoria inspired by the flavors of Italy’s many coasts is now open in the West Village: Saint Theo’s. Between the cozy banquettes, crisp white tablecloths, and Murano glass, an elegant blend of green – think: basil, mint, and pistachio – greets the eye, as if interior architect M...

Mangia! The Feast of all Feasts is back! The Feast of San Gennaro will once again take over Little Italy in New York City from Thursday, September 16 until Sunday, September 26 on and around Mulberry Street between Canal and Houston Streets. This street fair celebration is New York City’s largest and longest-running Italian festival celebrating Ita...

He serenaded her with the magic of “You Made Me Love You,” the timeless classic he played on horn when he caught the eye of a beautiful young lovely at a social dance in Red Hook, Brooklyn. It was kismet. And two hearts became one. If you believe there’s truth to the old adage that destiny is scripted in the stars and fate and true love go hand in...

"I was going to begin my tales of this city with a statement about how long I've been here, but the phone rang," the Italian-American photographer Patrick D. Pagnano (1947-2018) wrote in a notebook on April 16, 1974 -- just six weeks after he and his new wife, Kari, arrived in New York City for their honeymoon. After spending their first week at th...

Please help us get our Chapel back from the City of Utica's Urban Renewal, so that we can be sure that it remains what it was built to be – a sacred place to honor the patron saint of Palermo, Sicily, St. Rosalia! Let's keep the flame that was started so many years ago by our parents, grandparents and great-grandparents ALIVE!As St. Rosalia interce...

There are few more beloved cuisines than Italian, and Eater NY recently published its list of the 23 best Italian restaurants in New York City. "This list captures the best of the best Italian restaurants, new and old, in New York City — serving up all the pasta, pizza, and seafood any New Yorker (or tourist) could want," wrote the Eater staff. A s...