Assemblyman William Colton (D – Gravesend, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach, and Dyker Heights) is happy that he was able to provide a $250,000 Assembly Legislative Grant to the Federation of Italian American Organizations of Brooklyn (FIAO). “The Federation of Italian American Organizations of Brooklyn, Inc. (FIAO) is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization wh...

This crypto trader is bullish on her career in comedy. Brooklyn-born, Staten Island-bred Elyse DeLucci is a digital marketing officer by day and a standup comedian at night, and will be headlining at Caroline’s on Broadway on Sept. 29. “I don’t go on and talk about bosses. I do talk about how at my last job, I was going for drinks, and next thing I...

The Italian American Baseball Foundation is presenting Mike Piazza and the Italian National Baseball Team with its highest honor, the Tommy Lasorda Award. Piazza and several members of the 2023 Italian World Baseball Classic team will accept the honor at the 2022 IABF Gala on December 1 at Giando on the Water in Brooklyn, NY. Tickets, tables and jo...

It’s always a good idea to have a backup plan. For sure if you’re dining without a reservation, but even if you’ve booked a table, an international superstar’s party could suddenly occupy half the space or a more typical visitor’s companion could arrive so inordinately late that it has a butterfly effect on the rest of the evening’s shift and even...

Dear friends, even in August, ciao from a Rome full of American tourists and empty of us Romans!   In early August a dear friend traveling to Liguria sent me a photo, taken by him. While driving he had seen a sign that had attracted his curiosity, and he knew well that it would interest me as well. The photo is the one you see here: Cogoleto, the s...

Discover Sardegna Innovation Lifestyle is the project carried out by Innois, a platform for innovation of the Fondazione di Sardegna and American Chamber of Commerce in Italy AmCham, with the involvement of Smeralda Consulting as technical partner, in collaboration with We The Italians and The National Italian American Foundation NIAF.  It was crea...

This month, Bensonhurst will once again host one of Brooklyn’s most storied traditions. The annual Feast of Santa Rosalia begins Thursday, Aug. 18 on 18th Avenue – aka Cristoforo Colombo Boulevard – from 68th to 75th streets. It will conclude on Sunday, Aug. 28. As usual, the 10-day event, sponsored by the Federation of Italian American Organizatio...

Discover Sardegna Innovation Lifestyle is the project carried out by Innois, a platform for innovation of the Fondazione di Sardegna and American Chamber of Commerce in Italy AmCham, with the involvement of Smeralda Consulting as technical partner, in collaboration with We The Italians and The National Italian American Foundation NIAF.  It was crea...

As proud Italian Americans, it is important to buy products from Italian American-owned businesses. Equally as important, it is enjoyable to pay visits to neighborhoods that are historically Italian, specifically communities that still have a significant amount of Italian American residents. The Empire State has Little Italy in Manhattan, Bensonhur...

These days, everyone’s got pasta on the menu. I understand: It’s cheap to make, and it’s easy for a restaurant staff to move some noodles. But it’s also easy to roll your eyes when you see cacio e pepe yet again on a menu where it simply does not fit. New York’s surplus of spaghetti also makes it difficult for real Italian restaurants to stand out,...