NEWS FROM : NEW YORK  

The ever-growing Eataly empire, which now boasts 50 outposts all over the globe including three in Manhattan, opened its 20,000-square-foot Soho superstore this past November. And on Saturday, March 16, it will serve Eataly's its first-ever NYC brunch.  What will the first brunch menu at any NYC Eataly include? The menu lists an uova benedettine, w...

After garnering multiple awards at international film festivals, LENTINI directed by New York City-based filmmaker Alessia Mandanici, is set to captivate audiences at its New York City premiere on March 15th at New Plaza Cinema. The film is a poignant short that follows the journey of Mila, a German-Italian young woman who returns to Sicily for the...

Umberto's of Long Island in Dunedin is a fantastic place for traditional Italian cuisine. It truly captures the essence of a classic Italian dining experience. This restaurant is charming and committed to quality. It has won the hearts of locals and visitors. Umberto's in Dunedin is known for its generous portions, excellent service, and delicious...

In Italy, “we would call this a bar,” Caterina Pepe tells us. We’re chatting inside Cerasella (pronounced “Chair-ah-Sell-ah”), the small pasticceria e caffetteria she owns with her husband, Luca Schiano, not far from their home in Long Island City. In New York, of course, a bar is typically adults-only, and rarely known for its food. Using that nam...

John Cabot University (JCU), the leading American University in Italy, will honor Stephen J. Squeri, Chairman and CEO of American Express, during its Annual New York Gala on Tuesday, April 9, 2024 at the University Club in Manhattan. More than 300 guests from the worlds of business, fashion, academia, and diplomacy are expected to attend the event....

Out in movie theaters this week: The new film Cabrini celebrating the life, of Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini, the pioneering nun (now a saint) who became a pillar of compassion and grace for thousands of Italian immigrations in the late 19th century. She was canonized by the Catholic Church in 1946. And her legacy continues to be celebrated in seve...

There’s no denying the exuberance of Italians—expressing themselves not only through their voices but also with their animated hand gestures. Now, imagine infusing the energy of the third-largest Italian population outside of Italy, right here in a New York City restaurant. The result? A family-style dinner party at Tony’s Di Napoli, a celebrated A...

Magazzino Italian Art in New York presents a new exhibition of the works of Mario Schifano (Homs, 1934 - Rome, 1998), artist, filmmaker and musician. Curated by Filippo Fossati, director of Magazzino, in collaboration with the Mario Schifano Archive and the Maurizio Calvesi Archive, the exhibition entitled Germinal will be on view from March 23 to...

Elena Buttiero e Anita Frumento, Italian musicians from Liguria, are the protagonists of the concert “Italian Opera for piano four hands”. The event is promoted by the Allegro con Moto Association of Savona in collaboration with the "Friends of Maple Grove" of New York. During the concert, music by Giuseppe Verdi, Gioacchino Rossini, Francesco Cile...

Vinitaly International Academy, the renowned Italian wine education institute, hosted the 28th edition of its rigorous Italian Wine Ambassador certification course on 4-6 March 2024 at Banville Wine Merchants in New York, certifying 12 new Ambassadors. The Course 2024 marked the comeback of Vinitaly International Academy in the United States. A tot...

Long Island Italian American leaders have launched the Italian American Heritage Society of Long Island (IAHSLI). This non-profit will serve as a harbinger of advocacy, community engagement, and education for the Italian American community.  As one of the most populated Italian American regions in the United States, Long Island embodies an ethos of...

It was almost impossible to write this gallery without drooling.  The cannoli's, the tiramisu, the struffoli, the pusties, the sfogliatelle, oh my!  The photos are amazing! There are many, many Italian bakeries around Upstate New York.  Our region has a very large Italian-American population and these citizens have brought over many of the great Ol...