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A Bronx couple is bringing a taste of true Italian cuisine to the neighborhood. Aurora Cerrato and her husband Estevan Vargas decided it would be great to share their love for food with others, opening MangiPasta in the heart of Little Italy."So, as it says the name itself, it's where you can come and eat pasta. You pick the pasta with the sauce. S...

For neighborhoods within the five boroughs, Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights have long been beautiful neighborhoods with rich colonial history and many gorgeous homes on larger plots of land . Dyker, having been a hidden gem for decades, is now world-renowned for the cluster of mansions with the most tantalizing Christmas decorations and lights each yea...

Even in these confused times, there are a few truths no one can dispute. Seltzer is the only true embodiment of the current human condition. The New York Knicks will always find a way to be terrible. And, when it is made correctly, tiramisu is a perfect dessert. Tiramisu is not everything, but it is the correct number of things. The flavors — coffe...

Park Avenue Armory will embark on the eighth year of its Recital Series, a series of intimate chamber music performances in the austerely elegant Board of Officers, intended to continue the salon tradition of chamber music performances. The 2020 Recital Series will open with two performances by young Italian soprano Rosa Feola, Monday evening, Janu...

Lucky children got to see Santa Claus in person at a recent holiday party hosted by the Federation of Italian American Organizations at the organization’s community center, Il Centro. It was an afternoon filled with fun and laughter as Santa Claus happily posed for pictures with smiling children in the spacious community room at Il Centro, 8711 18t...

Located in the heart of Bay Shore, ITA, short for Italian American, provides a fine Italian dining experience with a more casual environment. The 2,300 square-foot eatery serves classic Italian specialties with a new age twist. On the menu, you’ll find lunch and dinner options like calamari, pesto risotto balls, veal chops, quinoa bowls and more. P...

Osvaldo Riccio began the work when Christmas was still months away. Hour after hour, day after day, he carefully built, painted and arranged the models and figurines. He would work from morning into the afternoon, until the day when he decided, finally, that it was done. Osvaldo built a presepe, a nativity scene. He built it for Pupa, his wife. Osv...

There’s was last-minute shopping rush on in the Bronx on Monday. But not for gifts. It was for food. As the days count down to Christmas, CBS2’s Andrea Grymes visited Arthur Avenue in the Belmont section of the borough. Monday is the busiest day of the year in the Bronx’s Little Italy. “I now live in Montclair, N.J., so I had to come all the way ba...

At any of Brooklyn’s old-school butcher shops, you’ll find loyal customers whose continued patronage comes from a pride bordering on smugness: no need to defend something so eminently, obviously wonderful as insisting on the best meat. For the Italian American community, that means great soppressata, fresh sausage, and prime antipasto. For the Poli...

Four months before the stand-up comedian Sebastian Maniscalco will do a string of shows at the Palace Theatre in April, the comedian has added a fifth performance, making him one of only two artists in recent decades to have played the Palace for more than three consecutive shows. Larry the Cable Guy did five souldout performances at the downtown t...

Si rende noto che il Consolato Generale di New York intende procedere alla nomina del Console onorario da porre a capo del Consolato onorario con competenza per Buffalo, Stato di New York. Il Console onorario, che opererà sulla base delle istruzioni fornite dal Consolato Generale di I classe di New York, sarà chiamato a svolgere funzioni di assiste...

Call it an American melting pot – or posole, a traditional Mexican soup, or cioppino, an Italian fisherman’s stew – Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in the Belmont neighborhood of the Bronx welcomes worshippers from more than a dozen nations. “You have people from almost every country living here: from Albania, Nigeria, Latin America,” said Rev. Fr....