NEWS FROM : NEW YORK  

To: Anne Lopes, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs. Re: The Reduction of Italian courses at Brooklyn College. As Director of Italian American Studies at Queens College I am writing to register my dismay over the recent action taken to severely reduce the Italian course offerings at Brooklyn College.   In my more than forty years...

Aiming to promote the prestigious quality of Italian beauty products in America, Beauty Made in Italy is partnering with the Italian luxury concept store 10 Corso Como New York for a limited-time holiday pop-up store featuring 12 Italian beauty brands. Open from November 14, 2019, through January 3, 2020, the pop-up will spotlight products from Acc...

After a piano rehearsal, two orchestra sessions and one concert performance together, soprano Christine Goerke gushed with praise for Gianandrea Noseda. “He doesn’t just use his hands and his arms. He conducts with his entire body,” she said. “And it is amazing, because when you see that kind of energetic physicality, there is no mistaking what he...

Tuesday 19 November 2019 / 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM. C.I.M.A. 421 Broome St., 4TH FL, NEW YORK, NY 10013. In a 1950 interview for the New York Times, Marino Marini lamented that the plight of sculptors in Italy was “very bad […] and people have no place to put sculpture.”  The sculptor’s woes connected the low market to the post-war reconstruction as well...

On Wednesday. the Brooklyn Law School Italian-American Student Association held its annual alumni dinner at the school where it honored alumnus Frank Carone, the president of the Brooklyn Bar Association. A crowd of about 50 students and alumni and their families, colleagues and friends joined together at the event to share a dinner and to present...

Residents of the Bronx proudly proclaim Arthur Avenue as New York City’s real Little Italy. And, by all accounts, it is. Italian immigrants began pouring into the borough’s Belmont neighborhood in the early 1900s, when construction began on the nearby Bronx Zoo and New York Botanic Garden. They found work in these new developments, settled in the a...

Tuesday, 11/26/2019 - 6:30pm. 22 W 12th St, New York, NY 10011. Presented in collaboration with BACAS - Borghi Antichi Cultura Arti e Scienze. Mimmo Lucano, former mayor of Riace, Calabria, in conversation with: Pietro Costa, Founder and Executive Creative Director, BACAS; Tiziana Rinaldi Castro, Creative Director of Literary Programs, BACAS; Teres...

Friends and family on Wednesday paid final respects to Raymond C. Zanta, a longtime city barber who became an advocate for crime victims after his daughter's brutal 1974 murder, in a case that sparked headlines for years. Zanta, 94, of Schenectady, died peacefully at home on Nov. 6 following a long illness. The World War II veteran was buried with...

124 sellers da tutta Italia, circa 300 tra agenti di viaggio e consulenti o come si dice a New York “travel advisors”. Questi i numeri che decretano il grande successo della prima edizione di Italian Luxury organizzata da Enit (Agenzia Nazionale del Turismo) in collaborazione con Virtuoso, Signature e The Travel Leader Network, principali operatori...

Fratelli Beretta, a family-owned business built around Italian charcuterie tradition, is now partnering with Madison Square Garden. This partnership includes two concession stands—one on the sixth level and one on the tenth level.  They will be serving four different panini-style sandwiches with both hot and cold options. When they decided to expan...

If Tony Bennett ran his own Instagram, his bio might read "musician, painter, writer, content creator," alongside "NYC -> California" and the microphone, piano and jazz hands emojis. At 93, the show biz legend is what we today call a multi-hyphenate. On top of 19 Grammys, two Emmys and a dozen books, Bennett has been quietly and successfully painti...

Best way to beat the cold? Look no further than SERRA ALPINA, the new winter-themed rooftop restaurant at Eataly NYC Flatiron. Freezing New Yorkers can ring in the holiday season at Eataly’s twinkling rooftop restaurant inspired by the Italian Alps, from the snow-covered decor to the seasonal mountain fare on the menus. Diners can escape the freezi...