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Open Roads torna al Lincoln Center di New York dal 6 al 12 giugno 2019, presentando una selezione di film e documentari italiani della stagione cinematografica appena trascorsa, oltre a un classico restaurato, La commare seccadi Bernardo Bertolucci, un omaggio al grande maestro scomparso lo scorso novembre. Tra le numerose opere presentate spicca q...

The Enrico Fermi Educational Fund of Yonkers held its 56th annual Scholarship Breakfast on May 5 at Westchester Manor in Hastings-on-Hudson. This year’s scholarship winners, all high school seniors, were Faith Sansone of Lincoln High School, Alexandra Spano of Maria Regina H.S., Alessandra Zimmer of The Ursuline School, Julia Caldropoli of Irvingto...

Wednesday June 5, 5:30 pm. Sponsored by John D. Calandra Italian American Institute of Queens College/CUNY. 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, Manhattan, NY. Admission: free; open to the public Contact: Dante in Italiano 212 966-3245 danteinitalianonyc@yahoo.com The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute of Queens College/CUNY is hosting a group...

It didn't take long for the word to spread that Calabresella New York Style Deli opened Wednesday on Park Avenue. With a Facebook post and the telltale sign of cars in the parking lot, the customers started trickling in. "I love the steak sandwiches here," Mike Valente remarked as he walked in the door for a cup of coffee with his son, Chris. The t...

Saturday June 1, 12:00 - 4:00 pm. The Pompei Restaurant, 401 Hempstead Avenue, West Hempstead, NY. Admission: $45. Contact: Angela Danzi 516-756-0627/516-485-8620. Sponsored by Italian American Studies Association, Long Island Regional Chapter. Guest Speaker: Stanislao G. Pugliese, Ph.D., Professor of History, Hofstra University, and co-editor, wit...

New Rochelle Opera, Westchester's longest running opera company, will present Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata, from June 20-23, 2019 in the Frank J. Auriana Theatre at the Ursuline School, 1354 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY. The production will be directed by Company co-founder and artistic director Camille Coppola, with orchestra and chorus conducte...

For New Yorkers seeking comforting Italian cooking, the easy 2019 answer is to look to Jody Williams and Rita Sodi. The couple first independently ran their own hit West Village restaurants, but together, they reached fixture status after partnering up to open Via Carota more than four years ago. Now, the duo is working together once again, combini...

The daughter of “Mean Streets” director Martin Scorsese is dealing with some mean sewage. But rather than ask her daddy, worth $100 million, for help fixing her flooded Brooklyn apartment, Catherine Scorsese has gone public to beg for $30,000. “This is f–ked up,” said one industry insider after seeing her GoFundMe campaign. “She is Marty’s daughter...

In 2012, when Stefano Morello was still living in Italy, he started to investigate a family mystery: Whatever happened to his great-grandmother Salvatrice Nigido, who in 1913 had left the town of Militello in Eastern Sicily to join her brother and sister-in-law in New York City, leaving behind her husband and 5-year-old daughter Antonia? Morello wa...

Queste sono le giornate in cui negli Stati Uniti si celebrano le lauree degli studenti in tutte le università e college, e in particolare New York, con le tantissime istituzioni accademiche che ospita nei suoi quartieri, pullula di studenti e professori in toga da cerimonia, che festeggiano con i genitori il traguardo raggiunto. Negli stessi giorni...

Un paio di guantoni, grinta da vendere, capacità di sopportazione al dolore illimitata ma anche un senso di disciplina rigido e sangue freddo. Una vita da kickboxer quella di Andrea Galbiati, cinquantenne monzese, due volte campione del mondo, un titolo europeo e quattro titoli italiani, oggi allenatore a New York di fama internazionale negli sport...

Gary McCarthy remembered Election Nights past as he spoke Thursday morning at St. John the Evangelist Church. Republicans and Democrats from Schenectady's Second Ward would gather at the former Westminster United Presbyterian Church at Avenue A and Mason Street and wait for poll numbers. McCarthy said people inside the church were not divided by pa...