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The new episode of “Hidden in Plain Sight”, the series from Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò about the Italian influences in New York City, is dedicated to Saint Frances Cabrini, also known as Mother Cabrini, the patron saint of immigrants. Stefano Albertini, from NYU, guides us in a visit of Mother Cabrini’s shrine in Northern New York City, 701 Fort...

Salvatore Carlino, chef-owner of Brooklyn’s Lucia Pizza, did not have to look any further than his own upbringing when deciding what he wants his pizza joint to look like. Carlino’s parents were the owners of legendary pizza joint Papa Leone’s: “It’s kind of like having professional athletes for parents, then you decide that you wanna play that spo...

Italian luxury furniture brand Poltrona Frau is set to open a new flagship store on Madison Avenue in New York City. The store, located in a historic early twentieth-century Art Deco building, spans three levels and covers 19,000 square feet, making it a significant presence in Manhattan's midtown design district. The flagship store is envisioned a...

At first glance, Fossetta looks like a mechanics garage with slightly better lighting and sanitation. The black rimmed floor-to-ceiling windows make it seem like the outside world is blending into the restaurant whenever someone opens the front door. There is no obvious host stand, instead, guests are greeted upon arrival by a server scurrying from...

It's hard to imagine a world without Pizza and Pasta. Italian food has blessed the world cuisine with its delightful creations and presented us with a lavish meal which is also affordable at the same time. New York has a special place for Italian food in its heart. The way New York celebrates Italian Food is a sight to behold. In the Big Apple, you...

The City College of New York Interim Director of Athletics Steve Macias announced today that Marcello Di Russo has been named the head coach of the CCNY women's basketball program. "I'm deeply grateful and honored for the opportunity to continue my journey at The City College of New York as the new head coach of the women's basketball program," sai...

In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY will present their annual Mario Fratti Award to playwright Fabio Banfo for his play El Desaparecido. The award will be presented to Mr. Banfo as part of the Closing Night Ceremony for the In Scene! Italian Theater Festival NY 2024 on Monday, May 13 at 6:30pm at Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimo’ at NYU (24 West 12th...

We’re headed to New York to visit Little Italy in the Bronx, known for their mouth-watering bakeries, pastry shops, meat and cheese markets, and restaurants. Bronx Little Italy is accessible in under a three-hour drive from anywhere in NEPA. The popular Facebook page Bronx Little Italy serves as a great guide in building itineraries for newcomers....

Bridgehampton will be home to Arthur & Sons, which is opening at 203 Bridgehampton Sag Harbor Turnpike in May. Joe Isidori, a Michelin star chef, is paying tribute to his family’s three generations in the New York restaurant scene, with a menu filled with “old school” Italian American red-sauce favorites.  The restaurant also has a location in Manh...

A man known as “the face” of St. John’s University has retired after 61 years – and he finally revealed a secret he shared with former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi. Longtime Vice President Joseph Sciame, 82, helped educate generations of students including a high-profile bishop and Berlusconi’s daughter, whose presence on campus he kept...

Brooklyn’s new Italian-American cocktail bar comes with some serious red-sauce pedigree: Ray Rando, who founded the joint alongside longtime collaborator Eric Madonna, is a former manager of Carbone. And at East Williamsburg newcomer Bar Madonna (367 Metropolitan Ave), the team takes those good ol’ goombah traditions and gives them an irreverent tw...

In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY will bestow Randi Berry, the Executive Director of IndieSpace with their 2024 In Scena! Award for her tireless work in supporting indie theater, including international theater. Randi, the light and engine of IndieSpace, is always welcoming and supportive of anyone who is an artist with the many programs IndieS...