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By Giovanni di Napoli "While he worships the heroic his sympathies are with those whom life has maimed and oppressed." — John MayMeeting friends for Sunday dinner in Manhattan over the weekend, I stumbled across an interesting facade at 231 East 14th Street half-hidden behind some trees and the building's fire escape. Unsure of its history, I snap...

di Maurita Cardone   Pier Paolo Celeste, che per due anni è stato trade commissioner a New York, ha appena lasciato il suo posto.   Si trasferisce a Mosca dove, come direttore della locale Italian Trade Agency, dovrà fare i conti con le difficoltà legate alle sanzioni seguite alla crisi ucraina e all'invasione della Crimea, sul c...

By Pamela Silvestri   Seafood, store-made pasta, international cheeses, prime meat, sausages, fresh mozzarella and a full line of Italian specialty items will be the product line-up available at D'Vento in West Brighton. Chris Vento, the store's proprietor, says the store's shelves will be stocked in the next few days. The entrepreneur...

The Stone presents guitarist and composer Marco Cappelli's Residency commemorating his 50th birthday celebrations with concerts, film and theater events from September 8th through the 13th. Performances play The Stone (Corner of Avenue C & Second Street NY - F to Second Avenue). Tickets are $15 and are available only at the door. For more,...

by Scott Willis & A.J. Abell The summer festival season continues this weekend in downtown Syracuse. The 17th annual Italian heritage celebration kicked off Friday morning and continues through Sunday. Festival president Ginny Lostumbo says along with all the food and festivities, every year they try to add an educational element to the feast....

Join Us For a Night of Poetry & Music at Casa Belvedere, Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 7:00 PM. The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere - 79 Howard Avenue - Staten Island, NY 10301. T. 718-273-7660. E. info@casa-belvedere.org www.casa-belvedere.org   A New Life with Bianca. by Frank...

You are cordially invited to attend a book signing and live performance by award-winning Italian classical-crossover tenor, Michéal Castaldo at the Italian American Museum on Thursday, November 19th. Castaldo will present his first Christmas Music Folio, entitled Extravergine: A Mediterranean Christmas Folio, (in Italian, Natale nel Mediterraneo)....

Joan F. Mangones, a highly respected attorney and passionate advocate for legal rights, a former St. George resident who served as a staff attorney for and then head of the Staten Island office of the Legal Aid Society's Civil Division, died Nov. 18 in Cheshire Medical Center, Keene, N.H.   Born Joan File in Grumo Appula, Italy, she immigrat...

by Melissa Kravitz   The Italian Alps have arrived in NYC! And you don't even need to ride a ski lift to appreciate all the winter coziness. A short ride up Eataly's elevator to La Birreria transports you to Baita, a rooftop Italian ski lodge serving up hot cocktails, fresh pastas and plenty of festive holiday decor.   Baita...

"There Goes the Neighborhood" Author/storyteller Michele Carlo presents THERE GOES THE NEIGHBORHOOD: a solo show about gentrification and the "tipping point" of one Brooklyn neighborhood, at the East Village's City Lore Gallery, Wednesday, March 23rd @ 7:30pm. On Wednesday, March 23rd, at 7:30pm, author/performer Michele Carlo will perform her...

Earlier this month, Italian architect Piero Lissoni took home the top prize in a competition to design an aquarium positioned on the waterfront in Queens, New York. Lissoni took the commission one step further: planning to install the aquarium not on the waterfront, but in the water itself. He conceived Aquatrium, as the project is called, as an el...

Loggia Glen Cove No. 1016, Order Sons of Italy in America recently recognized scholarship, Dante Medal and community service awards at its membership meeting. There were several 2016 New York State Grand Lodge Foundation Scholarship recipients. Kevin Grande received the Angelo & Kathryn Grande Scholarship in Memory of Rose and Frank Della...