Mr. Mayor, you should eat these with a fork. Pisillo's is the Carnegie Deli of panini. Its blimp-sized productions come way too big for human hands - even if you're 6-foot-5.   For the rest of us, utensils will ensure you won't miss a morsel of masterpieces like Hizzoner's fave - the Roma ($11.90), a smoky, chewy stack of succulent porc...

Celebratory corks were popped in the southern Italian town of Sant' Agata de' Goti to toast Italian-American Bill de Blasio's landslide victory in the Big Apple's mayoral race. De Blasio's maternal grandfather hailed from the town near Naples almost a century ago, and he still has cousins there today. Dozens of people gathered in the town's former...

By Jen Kirby   Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo deigned to have dinner with each of their least favorite people Tuesday night — each other. According to reports, the two metin Manhattan for a (no longer secret and probably pretty awkward) meal to try to seeif they could work out their differences andstop passive-aggressively sn...

New York giudica i primi cento giorni dell'amministrazione Bill de Blasio. E non si tratta di una promozione a pieni voti. Anzi, il giudizio è fatto di luci ed ombre.   Luci per le aspettative e le speranze che il suo messaggio di uguaglianza e giustizia sociale continua ad alimentare, ombre per le sue incerte capacità "manageriali", per i d...

New York mayor Bill de Blasio will next week become an honorary citizen of Grassano, a town in the southern Italian region of Basilicata. Francesco Sanseverino, the proud mayor of Grassano, where de Blasio's grandmother was born, was quoted in Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno as saying that the honour was being bestowed on the New Yorker due to the "f...

Last summer, Mayor Bill de Blasio paid homage his Italian roots with a nine-day family vacation to his ancestral homeland that garnered widespread media attention.   This month, he's making a much shorter journey to the New York University Kimmel Center in Manhattan to honor his maternal heritage.   Read more   Source: htt...

di Riccardo Chioni   Seconda giornata newyorkese ieri per il ministro degli Esteri Paolo Gentiloni impegnato in una serie di incontri iniziati in mattinata alla Clinton Foundation a Manhattan dove è stato ospitato dall'ex segretario di stato Hillary Clinton per fare il punto sulle principali questioni internazionali, dalla lotta all'Isis, al...

Hizzoner and family are on their Roman holiday. A khaki-clad Mayor de Blasio arrived in Rome Sunday to begin his eight-day family vacation, a day later than scheduled following the death of a Staten Island man in police custody last week.   De Blasio, First Lady Chirlane McCray, and their kids Dante and Chiara — sporting a new hairdo — land...

by Jonathan Lemire Bill de Blasio has been sworn in as the 109th mayor of New York City, becoming the first Democrat to occupy City Hall in nearly two decades while vowing to pursue a sweeping liberal agenda for the largest U.S. city.   De Blasio took the oath of office moments after midnight Wednesday in front of his modest Brooklyn home a...

by Michael M. Grynbaum   Mayor Bill de Blasio is Italy-bound for the second summer in a row. The mayor, who has traveled extensively across Europe and the United States during his 18 months in office, is set to fly to Rome next week to address an international gathering of mayors and environmental leaders at the Vatican.   The me...