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Tony Mantuano, the affable James Beard Award winner and Top Chef Master, is a purist at heart when it comes to Italian cuisine. He's been referred to (affectionately, I should add) as "The Godfather," and his Michelin-starred Chicago restaurant, Spiaggia, has been going strong for 30-plus years serving Italian cuisine that's "innovative yet mindful...

The Rockland Sons of Italy Lodge 2176 awards scholarships at the end of each school year to students in Rockland County who have excelled in a particular area and demonstrate a strong ability to continue on to a successful college career.   On May 18 they presented the following awards: - Charter Member Award for Academic Excellence: John F...

Baseball coach and scout Claudio Reilsono donated this selection of artifacts that represent milestones from his baseball career, which spans three decades. Reilsono has been the head coach of the Carnegie Mellon University's Tartans since 2005, leading them to their first baseball championship in the school's history, the 2015 District V Conferenc...

Lots of performances by local musicians, luscious and sensuous Italian music, some good old teary eyed country music, and much much more! This program will air on Sunday July 31st from 7 - 10 p.m.   This week's calendar announcements: The duo Red Tail Ring will be performing at the Huntington Town Library on Thursday August 4th at 7 p....

by Lore Croghan   Stop the wrecking ball. On Tuesday, state Assemblymember Latrice Walker called on Brooklyn's Catholic hierarchy to withdraw its demolition application for a historic church in the Ocean Hill section of Brownsville, Our Lady of Loreto. At a press conference outside the shuttered century-old church at 124 Sackman St...

Acclaimed Italian choreographer Caterina Rago will return to New York this fall with her company of eight female dancers in her new full-evening work, "Labir Into," October 6 though October 8 at New York Live Arts. Caterina Rago is the only female choreographer from Italy running a modern Dance Company in NYC. "Labir Into," named after "labirinto,...

The concept store will open in June 2017 in the Seaport District. The storied Milan retailer 10 Corso Como is coming to New York. In an agreement with real estate group The Howard Hughes Corporation, the store founded by Carla Sozzani will open a unit in the Seaport District in June 2017. Covering about 13,000 square feet and designed by...

A new "Italian pub" called Bar Lupo is slated to replace the shuttered Oak & Char in River North this fall. What exactly is an Italian pub, you ask? "It's a neighborhood restaurant where we hope you can go without having to overthink or over plan," says restaurateur Brian O'Connor. "It's a relaxed, fun and engaging Italian restaurant mixed wit...

The 12-city North American premiere tour of the critically acclaimed Italian comedy-drama film Briciole Sul Mare and Music Gala featuring Rock & Roll Vocal Group and Grammy Halls of Fame inductees The Platters® with special guest Italian vocalists Walter Nestola, Paola Gruppuso and Amato Scarpellino, has been postponed until spring of 2017. The...

WHO: The Italian Welfare League, in it's 96th year, will host its Annual Autumn in New York fundraiser. The Luncheon will honor Nicholas Caiazzo, Esq., Partner at Wilson Elser, Ippolita Rostagno, CEO and Founder of Ippolita and Joseph Zolfo, Producer of NCIS: New Orleans. The Luncheon Chairwoman for this year's event is Matilda Raffa...

Timber entrepreneur Harry Merlo, whose larger-than-life career was marked by great highs and lows, died Monday, Oct. 24. He was 91.   The longtime Portland resident headed Louisiana-Pacific Corp. for more than two decades back when the timber industry was still the most powerful force in Oregon's economy. He played a pivotal role in bringing...

È arrivato dalla "la valle del cibo" a Washington per presentare la prima Settimana della cucina italiana nel mondo: Massimo Bottura, re dell'Osteria Francescana di Modena che lo scorso giugno è stata incoronata miglior ristorante al mondo, si dice molto felice di essere negli Stati Uniti a lanciare questi sette giorni di eventi (1300 eventi in 105...