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It’s la dolce vita — in Bensonhurst! A parade celebrating Italian-American culture will return to Bensonhurst on Oct 12 for the 38th time — and this year it will add its first-ever block party to the festivities. The annual Brooklyn Columbus Parade will turn a stretch of 18th Avenue into a red, white, and green festa to honor the 15th-century Itali...

October, the month we mark Columbus Day, is also Italian-American Heritage and Culture Month. That combined with the recent celebrations around the 125th anniversary of beloved pastry shop Veniero’s inspires a closer look at the East Village’s own historic Little Italy, centered around First Avenue near the beloved pastry shop and cafe. While not n...

On weekends, I like to start the day slowwww-ly. I’ll get up and bring my wife coffee, because I’m on the road a lot, so when I’m home, I like to make it nice for her. Plus, I’m Catholic, so I have a lot of guilt. Then we’ll walk. Sometimes we go up to Strawberry Fields and sit there. I like to walk up Fifth Avenue and turn up on 14th Street to get...

An 11-inch bronze sculpture said to be linked to Leonardo da Vinci sits in a bank vault on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. “Horse and Rider” carries an estimate of $30 million to $50 million and is being offered for sale at the Pierre Hotel in New York this month, according to Guernsey’s auction house. But not everyone is convinced of its da Vinci ori...

Anyone who visits New York City, Italian or not, is drawn to Lower Manhattan’s Little Italy on Mulberry Street. Just below SoHo, this shrinking historic neighborhood has been frequented by tourists and Italian-Americans alike for its culture, shops, and, of course, food. But catch the B train 24 stops uptown to the Bronx, and you’ll be in a differe...

Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton recently honored Angelo and Kathryn Grande for their decades-long work in helping to preserve Italian heritage and culture. The Grandes have been active members of the Order Sons of Italy in America Loggia Glen Cove #1016 for more than 40 years. Kathryn and Angelo served as Loggia President from 2000 t...

Brooklyn’s newest slice shop comes from neighborhood restaurateurs Frank Castronovo and Frank Falcinelli, who have now added pizza to their mini dining empire on Court Street in Carroll Gardens. It’s the duo’s first foray into pizza making, and they’ve tapped two of the biggest names in the pizza and bread worlds to help them with the task: Chad Ro...

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn has been appointed by the Vatican to conduct an investigation of the troubled Buffalo diocese in New York, where Bishop Richard Malone faces accusations of covering up sexual abuse by priests. The announcement was made late October 3 by the Brooklyn Diocese, following a request from the papal embassy in the U.S....

Friday October 18 2019, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute: 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10036. Language Teaching Development Workshop: CLIL, Content and Language Integrated Learning. La stoffa dell’Italia: Leonardo, l’arte, e la scienza del tessile e della moda. The Fabric of Italy: Leonardo, Art, an...

“People for growth” (“Gente per la Crescita”) e’ l’associazione delle startup italiane presentata il 30 settembre a New York da Massimiliano Brustia, ceo e fondatore di Doralia (settore gioielleria) nella sede della Italian Trade Commission, a due isolati dal Consolato d’Italia sulla Park Avenue. L’organizzazione e’ alle prime battute, ma l’obietti...

As I stepped down from street level into the unassuming eatery nestled near Union Square Park on 17th Street, New Yorkers were happily swirling, twirling, and devouring pasta all around me. The hum of lively conversations filled the space along with the divine aroma of authentic Italian cooking. Servers swiftly glided to and from the kitchen carryi...

Looking for your next great Italian meal in Los Angeles? These new spots will satisfy all your cravings. Here are the newest places to check out the next time you're in the mood for Italian food. Pizza Pasta Dilla is an Italian spot, offering pizza and more. This new business specializes in pizza and pasta dishes, with menu items ranging from four...