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di Liliana Rosano Prima i numeri e i bilanci, poi le marmellate siciliane e i grani antichi. Prima Roma e poi New York. C'è un prima e un dopo nella vita di Beatrice Ughi, fondatrice e presidente di Gustiamo, l'azienda con sede nel Bronx, a New York, che importa prodotti Italiani di qualità con un'attenzione ai produttori, al territorio, alla qual...

by Hailey Eber   On a recent Saturday, Christopher Nicolla enjoyed the same over-the-top Italian hospitality and delectable pasta he had the week before while vacationing in Rome — but he wasn't in Europe.   Nicolla, a 27-year-old menswear designer, dined at Antica Pesa, an Italian restaurant in Williamsburg that opened last fall. It'...

Thousands of visitors will flock to the Bronx's Little Italy this Sunday, as the neighborhood celebrates its annual Ferragosto festival — an Italian tradition that marks the end of the summer season with food and festivities.   The Ferragosto Festival is the largest annual event held in the Little Italy of the Bronx and it continues to grow...

Investitori americani, l'Italia è ancora un affare. E' questo il messaggio del Secondo Summit dell'Italian Business & Investment Initiative, organizzato da Fernando Napolitano, che ha messo a confronto, a New York, aziende americane e italiane ma soprattutto istituzioni, con lo scopo di intercettare il ruolo economico dell'Italia, oggi. Dal Su...

The 2nd Annual Christmas Benefit Concert for Casa Belvedere on November 30 will feature award-winning Italian tenor Micheal Castaldo. Castaldo will sing classic Italian carols from his best-selling album, "Extravergine: Christmas in the Mediterranean," accompanied by the Richmond County Orchestra Strings. Special Guest will be the award winning UK...

Although is one of the smaller regions in Italy, Molise has surprising qualities. It is a mysterious land rich in art and history and steeped in cultural traditions. It has fine cuisine and uncontaminated landscapes stretching from the mountains to the sea. The event will start with a presentation by Francesco Paolo Tanzj who will recite some of th...

On the occasion of Film Forum's retrospective (Nov. 28 - Dec. 11). An homage to the great Italian director Mario Monicelli (1915-2010). Opening of an exhibition of photographs in the Auditorium of Casa Italiana.   Screening of: Vicino al Colosseo c'è Monti (2008; 20 min.) by Mario Monicelli. From an idea by Chia...

Gabriella Forte, a longtime board member of David Yurman, has been named the company's chief executive officer. The appointment is effective immediately. She reports to cofounders David and Sybil Yurman.   David Yurman has been serving as ceo since February 2014 when Glen Senk exited the jewelry and timepiece firm. "We have long wa...

May 21,7:00 pm — 9:30 pm Westchester Italian Cultural Center: One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY 10707. Please Call to Register at 914-771-8700 This presentation is a pictorial souvenir of Verdi and Puccini's beloved Italian spots, accompanied by their operatic music. The presentation transcends the typical viewing experience, a...

While waiting for my order (panelle and arancini) today at Ferdinando's Focacceria (151 Union Street) in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, chef and owner Francesco Buffa was kind enough to show me a couple of pieces of his grandfather's old carretto (cart) from Carini, Sicily.   Intricately detailed, Sicilian carts were often decorated with chivalr...

di Mauro Lucentini   Dal punto di vista legale, possiamo considerare italiano John Singer Sargent. Come ci ricorda la mostra di questo grande artista in corso al Metropolitan Museum of Art di New York, Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends, il futuro pittore nacque a Firenze – ripeto, a Firenze - nel 1856 da famiglia americana espatriata...

Joseph Sciame, Vice President for Community Relations and St. John's University alumnus, has received Knighthood in the Order of Pope St. Sylvester. This honor, one of the highest given by the Vatican, honors the contributions of lay people from Christian and non-Christian faiths for their contributions to the Church.   The award was present...