NEWS FROM : NEW YORK  

The Vito Marcantonio Forum (VMF) will reprise its multimedia event "Paul Robeson and Vito Marcantonio: Victims of McCarthyism," Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Mulberry Street Library. The event, which entails a screening of a Dec. 7 symposium convened by the VMF and held at Penn South, will feature a question and answer section afterward. The symposium i...

Patrizia’s Italian restaurant is proud to celebrate its First Anniversary in Maspeth, the newest location in the dynasty of Patrizia’s restaurants run by the Alaio Family. With 13 popular locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Staten Island, Long Island, and New Jersey, Patrizia’s restaurants buzz with the joy of family, friends, and gustatory de...

Peter Salvatore was always ready to throw a party at his elegant Shore Acres home, with its panoramic view of the Narrows and endless rooms filled with antiques and artwork collected by his wife, Gail. In winter, it was a lavish New Year’s Eve black-tie bash with a seven-course meal. In summer, it was a Fourth of July extravaganza with a patriotic...

Wednesday evening, HRH Princess Beatrice of Bourbon Two Sicilies was warmly welcomed by members of the Federazione delle Associazioni della Campania USA in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Escorted by the US Delegation of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St. George, Her Royal Highness visited the San Cono Society and Our Lady of the Snow Society c...

Wednesday 03/04/2020 - 6:00pm. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò - 24 W 12th St, New York, NY 10011. PROPAGANDA. The Art of Political Indoctrination in Italy, 1902-1950. Works from the Fondazione Massimo and Sonia Cirulli. Curated by Nicola Lucchi, CUNY Queens College. Opening: March 4, 2020. 6:00pm Exhibition viewing. 6:30pm Panel Discussion featuring...

To mark the most romantic day of the year, Osteria Bocelli celebrated Valentine’s Day with a unique evening of dinner and dancing to the sounds of the Alex Leonard Trio, where swing and jazz music from the great American songbook reverberated from every corner of the room. Guests indulged in a divine four course dinner a la executive chef, Stefano...

I've been living in New York for several years now and my vision remains that of an Italian and an authentic Roman – who looks for his Bel Paese in the details – like my favorite ingredient, the artichoke. With my family’s blessing, I decided to take our Roman culinary tradition to the Big Apple in 2012. I already knew the city well enough because...

Rocco G. Verrigni, who educated thousands of young chefs during a nearly 40-year career teaching in the culinary program at SUNY Schenectady, died Monday (2/17) at home in Saratoga Springs. He was 68 and since 2015 had been been battling pancreatic cancer, which claims 80 percent of its victims within the first year. Verrigni’s death was confirmed...

“On How To Be A Monster” is an absurdist dark comedy written by Maria-Luiza Müller and produced by Et Alia Theatre, premiering at the Tank on Saturday February 22nd at 3pm and on Monday the 24th and Tuesday the 25th at 9:30pm. Tickets available here.   “My company strives to create an accepting space that inspires artists to create beyond their com...

It’s Sunday morning, and I’m standing on a corner in Bay Ridge, a not-trendy section of Brooklyn, eating panelle from a brown paper bag with the chef Jordan Frosolone. We greedily tear off pieces of the fried chickpea fritters, a street food specialty from Sicily—4,000 miles away yet somehow so close. We squeeze lemon over them. We savor them. And...

Gregory Califano, who opened the award-winning Volturno Worcester on Shrewsbury Street in 2013, celebrated Volturno Framingham's second anniversary last September. Califano paints a picture of a successful Framingham restaurant with loyal following. Whether you’re craving handmade pasta, Neapolitan-style pizza or anything in between, both restauran...

When I returned to New York after being away for winter break, I was looking forward to one thing in particular: food. The restaurants in the city are arguably some of the best in the world, and if I’m being honest, were a major reason why I chose to go to college here. A week before flying back I made a reservation at what I thought was one of the...