Sunday, October 4th, members of the Club Carinesi D'America of Brooklyn, New York (7618 17th Ave., Brooklyn, New York) held their annual procession in honor of SS. Crocifisso.   This year, Mass was celebrated at St. Dominic's RC Church (2001 Bay Ridge Parkway).   Read more   Source: Magna Grece      

La storia dell'emigrazione italiana negli Stati Uniti è alla base di ognuna delle chiacchierate con gli ospiti della nostra rubrica. Fenomeno sociale che connota la presenza italiana negli USA di ieri e di oggi e anche di domani, saperne di più serve non solo a capire gli italoamericani, ma anche noi italiani che viviamo al di qua dell'oceano. Ne p...

Brooklyn prosecutors have filed court papers to seize an ancient Roman sarcophagus that had been illegally excavated in Italy more than 30 years ago. The marble sculpture, depicting a sleeping woman, turned up last May at an exhibition at the Park Ave. Armory in Manhattan where a Switzerland-based antiquities dealer had valued the sarcophagus lid...

Al quartier generale presso il MetroTech Center il commissioner del FDNY Salvatore Cassano nel porgere il saluto alla delegazione guidata dal prefetto Francesco Paolo Tronca, capo del Dipartimento dei Vigili del Fuoco, ha voluto sottolineare che "tra i due corpi dei pompieri si è stretto da tempo un legame indissolubile".Il prefetto Tronca, accompa...

Say ciao to the hot antipasto and the veal Parmigiana. Casa Rosa, a longstanding Carroll Gardens restaurant offering classic southern Italian fare, quietly closed down last week after more than 30 years in business in the brownstone enclave where rents are on the rise.   The quaint eatery on the corner of Court and Carroll Sts. opened i...

by Chris Crowley   Carroll Gardens has long been one of New York's Italian-American strongholds, a heritage that's maintained by enduring establishments like Caputo's Fine Foods and referenced by newer, homage-paying restaurants like Frankie's 457 and Lucali, two of the neighborhood's best restaurants. And hospitality-industry vets Frankie R...

by Erica Sherman   The Federation of Italian American Organizations (FIAO) of Brooklyn will honor its Italian heritage and celebrate their community during the 32nd Annual Columbus Day Parade, October 12. The parade will stretch along 18th Avenue-Cristoforo Colombo Boulevard from 61st Street to 84th Street.   Local bands, floats, anti...

by Hailey Eber   On a recent Saturday, Christopher Nicolla enjoyed the same over-the-top Italian hospitality and delectable pasta he had the week before while vacationing in Rome — but he wasn't in Europe.   Nicolla, a 27-year-old menswear designer, dined at Antica Pesa, an Italian restaurant in Williamsburg that opened last fall. It'...

While waiting for my order (panelle and arancini) today at Ferdinando's Focacceria (151 Union Street) in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, chef and owner Francesco Buffa was kind enough to show me a couple of pieces of his grandfather's old carretto (cart) from Carini, Sicily.   Intricately detailed, Sicilian carts were often decorated with chivalr...

By Maurita Cardone   Colpo di scena nelle primarie democratiche per decidere il candidato a sindaco di New York. Bill Thompson, il secondo classificato secondo i risultati non ufficiali del voto del 10 settembre, ha dichiarato di aver deciso di ritirarsi dalla corsa e di appoggiare Bill de Blasio.   L'annuncio arriva prima della pubbl...