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Thursday evening, La Scuola d’Italia, hosted a webinar for the occasion of La Settimana della Lingua Italiana (Week of the Italian Language in the World), presenting a video made by their fifth grade students, which had as its core theme the subject of the Italian language. The video, entitled I Ribelli, was planned by Massimo Zoran, the school’s t...

Part 1: Dec 15 at 7pm EDT. Part 2: Dec 17 at 7pm EDT. Presented by Peter Barbella. Organized by Westchester Italian Cultural Center. FREE. Click here for more info & to register. Timid to go to Italy without a tour guide? What was intended to be a trip to collect genealogical records… turned out to be a trip that encompassed so much more. Beautiful...

  Gerbasi Ristorante on Arthur Avenue, Bronx, is where lovers of great Italian food head to. With a range of toppings made from fresh produce, meat, and excellent cheese, its pizzas are among its most popular offerings. According to announcements released by Gerbasi Ristorante and Thomas Cerini, this Italian restaurant in The Bronx is known for its...

New York City pizza cognoscenti know that getting a table at Song'E Napule in Greenwich Village is not easy. The place is teeny. The lines are often long. And reservations, until recently, were not offered. But many New Yorkers put up with the wait, the tight space, the noise. Pizza this good is worth a bit of inconvenience. Soon North Jersey pizza...

Singer Tony Bennett, 94, has encouraged people to shop in their local corner stores, marking Small Business Saturday. "Today I encourage you all to #ShopSmall!," he tweeted at the weekend. "When my family first immigrated to America, they owned a small grocery store in New York. They taught me the value of supporting small businesses, and today I h...

A crew working to restore a centuries-old gristmill in Roslyn discovered a pair of messages left by two men who worked to preserve the same building more than 100 years ago. George Gorski, 48, a carpenter at Woodbury-based E&A Restoration, found the two letters and four vintage coins in an old milk bottle encased in a concrete slab Oct. 14 at Rosly...

Friday, December 4th • 7:00-9:00pm. Organized by Casa Belvedere. With Carla Gambescia. Registration is required. Once you register for a virtual event, you will receive an invitation to join the live zoom program the night before the event. Discover the surprising backstories behind some of our most cherished holiday traditions from Saint Nicholas...

Join us on December 14, 2020 for our third True Italian Taste Master Class “Boot” Camp. During this Master Class, participants will be led on a guided exploration of the flavors of Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region by a panel of expert speakers including Francesco Lupo (prosciutto specialist, consultant to the Consorzio del Prosciutto di Parma, and foo...

Executive Chef Pasquale Martinelli has experienced significant growth in his business since the pandemic started. He is the owner and founder of Alloro, a private dining catering company based out of Rockaway Beach in New York, serving mainly the tri-state area. Chef Martinelli – born and raised in Puglia – is a true ambassador of Apulian cuisine i...

Just days ago, world-renowned Italian chef Massimo Bottura convened with leaders at the World Economic Forum to discuss the future of food. As a newly appointed UN Goodwill Ambassador tasked with reducing food waste, the Michelin-starred chef from Osteria Francescana shared plenty of insights. “Food is not just economy," he said. "Food is culture,...

When: Mon, 12/07/2020 at 5:00pm - Broadcast on our Facebook page and website On the occasion of the release of Parole che danzano (Rizzoli, 2020), the principal dancer étoile of La Scala Roberto Bolle sifts through a collection of images that survey his entire career, in conversation with Grazia D'Annunzio (Università Statale di Milano).

Wednesday December 9 at 7pm EST. Organized by the Westchester Italian Cultural Center. Click here for more info & to register. Presented by Christine Contrada. $10. Columbus Day in 2020 was a very different affair for New Yorkers. Overshadowed by a continuing pandemic, there was no parade. Instead, Governor Andrew Cuomo took the opportunity to unve...