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Some of Eastchester's most prominent residents are set to be celebrated for their contributions in the community at the annual Columbus Day celebration.   The town's Columbus Day Committee has named lifelong resident James Romeo, Jr. as this year's Grand Marshal, while Rita Mastroberardino has been named the recipient of the Monsignor Anthon...

Maria Teresa Cometto e Alessandro Piol hanno scritto insieme un bellissimo libro sulle startup a New York, "Tech and the City, un modello per l'Italia", editore Guerini e Associati. Diversamente da altri di questo genere, che pretendono di indicarci l'ubicazione della pietra filosofale, o ci infliggono tediose lezioncine pratiche di management, è u...

Learn Italy New York invites all the students to GELATO NIGHT at L'Arte del Gelato. Great occasion to taste a typical italian Gelato while conversing in ITALIANO! When? Thursday, August 22th at 8.30 pm.   Where? If you have class at our our Midtown location we can go together to Chelsea Market, after class at 8pm.   Read more...

By Sol Park   It's not personal, it's strictly business. In one scene of a new novel by former Brooklyn resident Frank J. Pennisi, a group of Sicilians wielding flaming wine bottles full of gasoline have a confrontation with striking Irish workers on the Red Hook docks.   Giuseppe, one of the main characters in the historically-m...

Sarà l'artista italiana Paola Pivi ad inaugurare ( dal 18 settembre al 26 ottobre) con le sue opere la Galerie Perrotin nel suo nuovo spazio a New York con una mostra fra l'audace ed il giocoso.Pivi crea opere d'arte che disorientano ed allo stesso tempo rendono una dimensione poetica. Anche se formalmente il suo lavoro si è spinto al limite di ciò...

The Italian Club of Staten Island will hold its Dinner Dance on Friday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. at the Staaten, West Brighton. The gala evening includes a cocktail hour, formal sit-down dinner, assorted desserts and dancing. Live musical entertainment will be provided by the club's own Michael Russo Orchestra.   Chairing the event is Anthony Manisc...

Award winning singer Cristina Fontanelli, brings her 10th annual "Christmas in Italy®" show to the BMCC Tribeca PAC, NYC on Saturday, December 7. The show completes The Year of Italian Culture in the US and benefits the Wounded Warrior Project.   "This show is such a labor of love and it has been for ten years," said Fontanelli, who grew up...

by Jennifer Fermino, Kenneth Lovett   Mayor de Blasio still has Gov. Cuomo's back. The mayor said Wednesday he's been too busy to focus on allegations that Gov. Cuomo interfered with his anti-corruption commission - but branded the governor a "person of high integrity."   "I think he has a long and impressive history of being an...

The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere has joined with other leading organizations in an initiative called Save Columbus Day. This initiative was formed after the City of Seattle recently voted to have an "Indigenous Peoples Day" on the same day as Columbus Day.   Please go to WWW.SAVECOLUMBUSDAY.COM and sign the petition to...

Scattered around the steel table of a monastery in the Veneto region of Northern Italy are manuscripts, one with green, red and intensely blue medieval miniatures of dragons, another adorned with ornate leaves culminating in golden flowers.   A monk gently lays an off-white leather book on the table, and opens it at a long letter A drawn in...

Food and wine are two things you'll never run out of in Italy. For those in the wine trade, experiencing the finest of the country's corked and cooked will not require a flight to Rome but a journey to Manhattan's Pierre Hotel on February 19, on which day Gala Italia will commence for its 30th anniversary.   The trade-specific exhibition or...

Dante as a Political Theorist. Historicizing Theology and Theologizing Power: questo il titolo del simposio internazionale sul De Monarchia di Dante Alighieri organizzato congiuntamente dalla New York University e dalla Columbia University per lanciare un grande progetto globale su Dante che si svilupperà a New York da qui al 2021. Il simposio sì...