From the small streets of Trastevere to the immense avenues of New York, Federico Guarascio, 34, left Rome in 2016 to follow his dream of becoming a film producer. At first, he thought he would return to Italy after a month, instead he chose to make the United States his new home. Here, he is making his way in the world of cinema. He recently produ...

Nicola Trombetta rieletto Presidente delle Associazioni della Campania negli Stati Uniti d’America. Originario di Solofra, in provincia di Avellino, Nicola Trombetta era già stato Presidente dell’importante associazione italiana negli USA fino a due anni fa, lasciando successivamente il posto al Presidente del Club San Cono di Brooklyn Rocco Manzol...

The Society of Fellows of the American Academy in Rome presents SALONE!, a multimedia/live performance event showcasing the work of world-renown choreographers, artists, composers, actors, and artisans who have each been awarded the prestigious Rome Prize. The premiere event will take place on March 24, 2020, at Roulette in Brooklyn, within a vibra...

It is with profound sadness that I write to inform you of the death of our dear friend Robert Viscusi, Professor Emeritus of Brooklyn College. He died this morning at Lennox Hill Hospital after a valiant battle with cancer. He is survived by his beloved wife, Nancy, and two children, Victoria and Robert. For those of us who knew Bob well, we knew a...

As Brooklyn Democratic party boss Frank Seddio prepares to step down, political honchos elected veteran businessman and former political staffer Carlo Scissura to the largely ceremonial chairmanship of the Kings County Democratic Committee vacated last fall. “I’m excited,” Scissura said. “I love Brooklyn and I love to organize.”  The party’s 42 dis...

Brooklyn Filmmaker, Glen Mitku, teamed up with Italian Sculptor, Sergio Furnari, to make a short documentary, about Sergio's dream to sculpt the Mother Cabrini tribute statue and create a Mother Cabrini School of the Arts. They cast Alexandra Faye Sadeghian in the role of Mother Cabrini in "Mother Cabrini Legacy". Alexandra Faye Sadeghian is an act...

“One bite. Everybody knows the rules.” Two Bay Ridge pie havens, Elegante Pizzeria and Gino’s, recently got their 10 minutes of fame on popular sports and pop culture blog Barstool Sports’ fan-favorite segment, Pizza Reviews, in which Barstool’s founder David Portney — who has visited hundreds of pizza joints over the past few years, from upscale e...

Our Lady of Loreto, a Romanesque-style Catholic church, stood at the corner of Sackman and Pacific Streets in Brooklyn for 110 years until 2018, when it was demolished due to extreme disrepair. Today, the consecrated land where it stood now has a rebirth of sorts, as Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens and their partners prepare to construct...

A popular hardware store where local residents go to buy hammers, nails, nuts and bolts is closing its doors for good. Costello’s Ace Home Center of Brooklyn at 7609 13th Ave. will be shutting its doors forever at the end of February. “Yes, we’re closing,” a woman who answered the phone at the store on Monday told the Home Reporter. The store’s own...

Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn begins performances January 14 at the Mezzanine Theatre at A.R.T./New York Theatres, ahead of an official opening January 23. The cast includes Nikita Burshteyn (Newsies), Anna Kostakis, Carlos Lopez (Man of La Mancha), Michael Marotta (Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Musical), Judy McLane (M...