NEWS FROM : NEW YORK  

NEW YORK L'intervallo di Leonardo di Costanzo rappresenterà l'Italia a New York, presso il New Directors/New Films, la prestigiosa manifestazione organizzata dalla Film Society del Lincoln Center.   Arrivato alla 42ima edizione, questo festival è stato trampolino di lancio per registi acclamati quali Quentin Tarantino, Pedro Almodovar, Spike...

View Programs/Casting Sept 17, 2013 Tickets start at $25 Artistic Direction by Roberto Bolle   2013 – The Year of Italian Culture in the United States, would not be complete without a memorable performance by one of Italy's most beloved artists, Roberto Bolle. Principal dancer with la Scala Ballet Company at the age of 20, Etoile for Teat...

On weekends, the small gravel parking lot in front of Stephano's Ristorante can barely accommodate the dozens of vehicles that converge on this Wappingers Falls favorite. The modest place fills up quickly, creating a rubbernecking bottleneck of would-be diners speculating on the next available table as they stand in the foyer.   Ambience is...

In recent years, pizza has gotten plenty of au courant twists, with offbeat toppings, local ingredients and deep-fried modernizations dominating the scene, but calzones have largely been neglected in the pie case.   Now, a few ballsy pizzerias—including Roberta's, Motorino and Brooklyn Central—are defying the tired cheese-sauce-dough norm, s...

NYS Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli will host a special Salute to Italian Heritage and Culture in conjunction with the 2013 Year of Italian Culture In the United States at a special Awards Ceremony and live concert at St. John's University, Manhattan Campus, 101 Murray Street at West Street,New York, 10007 at 6 PM on Thursday, October 24.   T...

NYC & Company, ente del turismo di New York, annuncia la nuova tappa dell'iniziativa Neighborhood X Neighborhood su due quartieri del Bronx: Arthur Avenue, con la sua tradizione italo-americana, e Fordham Road, sede di importanti attrazioni turistiche come lo zoo e i giardini botanici. "Arthur Avenue e Fordham Road, nel Bronx, sono una meta pe...

by Lisa Johnson   It's difficult to find a restaurant upon which the whole family can agree. Usually, when I give my sons a choice, they list off the big chains. In an effort to broaden their horizons, I took them to "work" as I checked out Casa-Di-Pizza.   A.J., Billy and I entered the restaurant with a bit of confusion. While I had...

At Ciao Pittsburgh, we often share stories of Italians and Italian-Americans beyond the Pittsburgh region. In keeping with our mission of covering all things Italian, from the heritage, culture, people and traditions, we turn our attention this week to New York Italians. New York Italians is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving, promo...

Delta Air Lines prolungherà il volo estivo tra Roma Fiumicino e New York JFK durante il prossimo inverno. Il servizio sarà effettuato insieme al partner di joint venture Alitalia, in aggiunta ai due voli già operati da quest'ultima per New York. Delta e Alitalia saranno gli unici vettori a operare collegamenti tra Roma e New York quest'inverno. &n...

by Jeanine Ramirez   A five-story building opening in Bensonhurst this fall will be called "Il Centro," which means "the center" in Italian. "Italians in Italy congregate in a piazza," said Carlo Scissura, president of the Federation of Italian American Organization. "So here, we don't have land, but we have a center."   The Fede...

My father, Charlie (Marcellino) Del Vecchio was born January 9, 1911 in Rome, New York. Both of his parents had emigrated from southern Italy (Campania) at the turn-of-the-century, so he was a first generation born Italian American.   Upon graduating from the Rome Free Academy, he worked for a short period for a photographic studio in Watert...

Across America, chefs are using Nutella, the hazelnut spread created in 1944 in Italy, as the foundation for creative dishes that go beyond breakfast to include savory entrées and gourmet desserts. Chef Lucero Martinez of Pampano Restaurant in New York City grew up in Mexico City.   Her family makes 10 different moles back home. Folding...