After the Fresh Pond Road Street Festival was the only one not to immediately be approved at Community Board 5 of five street festival applications this year, the celebration of Italian-American heritage finally got the green light at the board’s meeting on March 11.  The street fair, managed by Federazione Italo-Americana di Brooklyn and Queens si...

Looking to chow down on some Italian fare? A new spot has you covered. Located at 548 Fourth Ave. in Gowanus, the newcomer is called Pulia Ristorante. This is the fifth location of the international chain of Apulian restaurant/cafes, which also has outposts in London, the Netherlands, Italy and Atlantic City. The chain was founded in 2012 with the...

Cristina Fontanelli in "A Tree Grows In Brooklyn Two" comes to Feinstein's/54 below! Musical Memories by a "Girl" from Brooklyn! Wednesday, April 22 At 7 P.M. FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Cristina Fontanelli www.cristinafontanelli.com in "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Two". Part of the Back by Popular Demand Series (third appea...

I’m on set with first-generation Italian-American Rossella Rago and her 86-year-old maternal grandmother, Romana Sciddurlo, to talk about the evolution of her popular online show Cooking with Nonna. By “set,” I mean the humble basement kitchen in Nonna Romana’s house in Bensonhurst, where Rago spent countless hours during her childhood watching her...

Wednesday evening, HRH Princess Beatrice of Bourbon Two Sicilies was warmly welcomed by members of the Federazione delle Associazioni della Campania USA in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Escorted by the US Delegation of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St. George, Her Royal Highness visited the San Cono Society and Our Lady of the Snow Society c...

It’s Sunday morning, and I’m standing on a corner in Bay Ridge, a not-trendy section of Brooklyn, eating panelle from a brown paper bag with the chef Jordan Frosolone. We greedily tear off pieces of the fried chickpea fritters, a street food specialty from Sicily—4,000 miles away yet somehow so close. We squeeze lemon over them. We savor them. And...

Sold by the slice, pizza is emblematic of New York City. It’s an inexpensive antidote to hunger pangs that can be ordered quickly, and eaten quickly, even on the go. Think of Tony Manero, the John Travolta character in Saturday Night Fever, double-decking a pair of slices while strutting through Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. At a less bouncy pace, we recent...

It’s a red sauce renaissance! A waterfront seafood brasserie has added a retro family-style Italian meal to its menu for this month. Sunday Suppers at Estuary, a restaurant at the base of Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier Five, feature a giant plate of pasta, just like Mama used to make, according to the chef. “I wanted it to feel like a kind of 1940s di...

New York City is blessed with countless Italian restaurants. They are just about everywhere. Around every corner is a pizza shop, or pasta and wine bar that will give you the carbs you are craving. But if you’re up for something a little more involved, here’s a list of some of the best Italian spots to check out around New York City, one for each b...

Cono Morena originario di Teggiano ed Elena Loguercio originaria di Sassano sono stati riconfermati nel Consiglio Direttivo della Federazione delle Associazioni campane negli Stati Uniti d’America. I due consiglieri di origini valdianesi sono stati eletti in occasione dell’Assemblea del 13 gennaio scorso svoltasi presso la sede del Club San Cono di...