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By Haley Viccaro   For Mamma Rosa Ferrari, God, family and work were the three most important things in life. Rosa Ferrari, more commonly known as "Mamma," always wanted the Ferrari family to live together and work together. Her dream came true with Ferrari's Ristorante in Schenectady.   "Everybody called her Mamma," her son Joe...

By Carol Ann Benanti   Women's History Month, celebrated annually each March, acknowledges myriad contributions females have made in America. Interestingly, from its beginnings as International Women's Day on March 8, it's been expanded twice by the United States Congress — first as a week long celebration in 1981 and to its current mon...

By Liliana Rosano Un ponte musicale tra l'America e l'Italia con l'obiettivo di creare collaborazioni, fare incontrare autori e artisti. È ambizioso il progetto di Roberto Mancinelli, campano di nascita, bolognese di formazione e oggi newyorchese di adozione. La musica per lui è sempre stata una passione ossessiva, ancora prima degli anni al Dams...

Pomì, the premium Italian tomato brand owned by the Consorzio Casalasco del Pomodoro well known for being a leader in sustainability and transparency, presents its new organic product line to the American market in occasion of this Summer's Fancy Food Show, June 26 to June 28. Pomì Organic will be on the shelves starting September.   In rece...

By Giovanni di Napoli   Sunday, August 21st, the St. Rocco Society of Potenza in New York City celebrated their 127th Annual Festa di San Rocco. Mass was celebrated in English and Italian outside Most Precious Blood Church (113 Baxter St.) in historic Little Italy with Pastor Donald Msgr. Sakano and Msgr. Joseph Ambrosio, visiting from Our L...

di Maurita Cardone   Si è svolto giovedì al Consolato Italiano di New York l'incontro dal titolo Italian American Cultural Relationships in a Changing World, promosso dal Centro Interuniversitario di Formazione Internazionale H2CU della Sapienza Università di Roma. L'evento si inserisce all'interno del programma per il 2013 Anno della Cultur...

A group of Italian women students completed a cultural exchange programme in New York run by the National Organization of Italian American Women (NOIAW) in collaboration with the Foreign Ministry. In alternate years the programme hosts Italian women in New York and American women in Rome. Six Architecture students and one in History of ArtThis ye...

By Meaghan McGoldrick It's a call to arms for young soccer enthusiasts, or any aspiring athletes looking to get their soles on the turf and their feet on the ball. The Brooklyn Italians Soccer Club, based at 5725 18th Avenue, is looking for youngsters to get on board for its 2013/2014 season, starting this September.   Read more   S...

Monday, October 7, 2013 @ 7 PM Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere79 Howard Avenue Staten Island, NY 10301 - (718) 273-7600   Guernica Editions and the Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere invite you to attend the book launch of Trinàcria: A Tale of Bourbon Sicily by Anthony Di Renzo Please join us for a r...

"Everyone come to the table and eat" is a favorite expression of renowned Italian cooking star Lidia Bastianich. Fairway Group Holdings Corp. ("Fairway") (Nasdaq:FWM), the parent company of Fairway Market, is inviting everyone to come to the table at the Stamford Fairway (699 Canal Street) on Saturday, December 14, 2013 and at the Nanuet Fairway (7...

By Riccardo Chioni Per la settima edizione della Giornata Mondiale delle Cucine italiane centinaia di cuochi in tutto il mondo ieri hanno fatto chiarezza sulla ricetta di uno dei piatti più semplici e gustosi della nostra tavola: gli spaghetti al pomodoro e basilico, per proteggere il Made in Italy. Nell'auditorium del International Culinary Cent...

You are cordially invited to attend a special staged presentation of Aldo Nicolaj's play, "Visit to Relatives" on Wednesday, March 5 at the Italian American Museum. The play is comprised of four monologues; "The Clause", "The Man Who Loved Women", "The Queen" and "The Soap Maker".   In "Visit to Relatives" the visitor-spectator is led into a...