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It all still seemed like a dream for Anthony Volpe: Finally deciding to go pro after a few sleepless nights, hearing his name called in the MLB draft by the team he grew up rooting for and getting a call from Yankees manager Aaron Boone to congratulate him. Then he put on the pinstripes for the first time on Monday — the real ones — and it all star...

Rocco Commisso was 12 years old when he emigrated from his native Calabria, located in the toe of the Italian boot, to New York City. His quickly became an immigrant success story: academic excellence in Catholic high school, a full academic scholarship to Columbia University and then a blazing career in finance and telecommunications that saw him...

La prestigiosa Casa Zerilli- Marimò della New York University, ha ospitato ieri il secondo evento annuale degli International Friends of Festival Verdi. L’IFFV, associazione diventata recentemente una non-profit, è stata fondata negli Stati Uniti nel 2017 per promuovere il Festival Verdi e per stimolare e condividere nuove ricerche e riflessioni su...

Ermanno Olmi’s first fictional feature, “Il Posto,” shown at the Venice Film Festival in 1961, was released in the United States two years later with the incongruously noisy title “The Sound of Trumpets.” That name doesn’t entirely come out of nowhere; it echoes a phrase uttered by the mother of the main character, Domenico Cantoni, a young man sta...

The Italian American Museum cordially invites you to attend the 17th Annual Golf Classic on Monday, June 24, 2019 at Pine Hollow Country Club, 6601 Northern Blvd, East Norwich, NY. All Players will be automatically entered to win a 2019 Alfa Romeo Giulia 24 Month Lease! Maximum odds: 1 in 200 chance! Please see event website for details. Join us fo...

One day in the early 1960s, when Millie Lammano was in her home on Garfield Place, a few young boys playing Stickball in the street came knocking on her door, asking to use her bathroom. She let them in, which started a decades-long relationship with the boys on the block. This past Sunday, much of the same crew, now men in their sixties and sevent...

Roundabout Theatre Company on Monday announced a new Broadway production of Tennessee Williams' play The Rose Tattoo, starring Oscar winner Marisa Tomei as Serafina Delle Rose. The show, directed by Trip Cullman, was previously performed with Tomei in the same role during the 2016 Williamstown Theatre Festival. It is set to land on Broadway this fa...

Rocco B. Commisso, the billionaire chairman of the cable provider Mediacom, is the new owner of the Italian soccer club A.C.F. Fiorentina in a deal he described as the “quickest closing in soccer history.” Commisso, who was born in southern Italy but moved to the United States when he was 12, said in an interview on Thursday that the deal was compl...

Si ama la Repubblica o si ama lo sport? Direi si ama partecipare ad un evento straordinario che ha avuto avvio l’anno scorso, qui a New York a Central Park. Giusy Versace, con il rappresentante del Coni in USA Mico Delianova Licastro e il console generale Francesco GenuardiLa sveglia è alle sei… per chi non vive a ridosso del mitico Central Park. C...

Thursday June 6, 7:00 pm. Feinsteins/54 Below, 254 W 54th Street, Cellar, Manhattan (NY). Award-winning Singer/PBS-TV host Cristina Fontanelli returns to Feinsteins/54 Below in "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn." This Feinstein's regular, Boston Pops soloist, and PBS-TV host for Andrea Bocelli, Michael Buble, and Il Volo returns after her debut show Love,...

Un paio di guantoni, grinta da vendere, capacità di sopportazione al dolore illimitata ma anche un senso di disciplina rigido e sangue freddo. Una vita da kickboxer quella di Andrea Galbiati, cinquantenne monzese, due volte campione del mondo, un titolo europeo e quattro titoli italiani, oggi allenatore a New York di fama internazionale negli sport...

Rocco B. Commisso, the billionaire founder and chairman of the cable provider Mediacom, is expected to complete a deal to purchase the Italian soccer club A.C.F. Fiorentina in the coming days. Commisso, who was born in Italy but moved to the United States when he was 12, is also the chairman of the New York Cosmos, and has been investigating the po...