There's no better way to romance your significant other on Valentine's Day than by sharing a delicious Italian meal. Whether you are in the mood for live music or the rustic charm of a fireplace, we have picked some of our favorite Italian eateries for an unforgettable date night. It's one of the most popular evenings out in NYC, so be sure to make...

Congress passed a bill on Feb. 5 that would rename the Dyker Heights Post Office after the New York-based saint Mother Cabrini, infuriating some locals, who love Cabrini — and hate the postal service! “The post offices in NYC are pieces of f–– sh–. Why the hell would someone want to be named after one?” said Nick, a Dyker Heights resident, who did...

Chef Danny Brown, who earned Queens its first Michelin Star with his restaurant Danny Brown Wine Bar & Kitchen, is cooking Italian American-style Sunday suppers for the Brooklyn community. The supper is served every Sunday at the Brooklyn waterfront spot Estuary, where Chef Brown is the Executive Chef. While Estuary isn’t an Italian restaurant, Che...

The Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge connecting Brooklyn and Staten Island was named in honor of Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano. However, its name was spelled incorrectly for more than half a century. Now change is on the way, as on Wednesday crews from MTA Bridges and Tunnels replaced the sign at 92nd Street near Fort Hamilton Parkway in Bay Rid...

Justice Michael Pesce came to the United States from Italy when he was just 12 years old and spoke no English. On Wednesday, he ended his almost 50-year career in public service with a retirement party at the Water Club in Manhattan where nearly 300 members of the legal community, friends and family members were on hand to say goodbye. “What a life...

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...