By Pete Wells   David Sclarow built his first wood-burning pizza oven so he could feed guests at the wedding of two cheesemakers. They were getting married some distance from Brooklyn, where he lived, so he layered the bricks and concrete on top of a flatbed trailer that he could hitch to the back of his Volkswagen Doka.   The next ti...

By Anthony Noto Cable television magnate Rocco Commisso has purchased a majority stake in professional soccer club the New York Cosmos. According to Sports Illustrated, the purchase was contingent on extending the team's division status for the North American Soccer League (NASL) in 2017. Once that was sanctioned, a deal was cut with Seal Spo...

By Paula Katinas   College-bound high school students are being urged by Brooklyn state legislators to apply for college scholarships being offered by a group of lawmakers.   The New York State Conference of Italian-American Legislators is accepting applications for four $2,000 scholarships to be awarded at the group's Legislative Con...

Il Bolognino d'oro, sbarca negli Stati Uniti e, precisamente, al Millenium Theater di Brooklyin a New York. La nota rassegna canora, ideata dal musicista e cantautore guardiese Alfredo Scogna, è stata infatti selezionata tra i cinque concorsi canori nazionali che rappresenteranno la nostra penisola al prestigioso Festival della Canzone Italiana di...

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September 29, 2013 - Procession 3:00 PM - Mass 4:00 PM Club Carinesi D'America - 7618 17th Avenue - Brooklyn, NY 11214   The procession, organized by Club Carinesi D'America, will begin at the society's clubhouse (7618 17th Avenue, Brooklyn, New York) and make its way through the neighborhood for Mass at Our Lady of Guad...

By Dennis Sadowski   Catholic parishes are called to build communion with immigrants and newcomers so people unite in faith rather than solely because of their cultural backgrounds, said the bishop of Brooklyn, N.Y., who has worked for 38 years to improve immigrant relations.   Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, former executive director of Mi...

by Julie Besonen   The Italian heritage of Brooklyn's Homecrest is evinced by the Virgin Mary statuettes on the block that is home to the Enrico Caruso Museum of America. A tidy house at 1942 East 19th Street, owned by Aldo Mancusi since 1956, doubles as a shrine to the opera icon. "A hobby gone crazy," Mr. Mancusi said, his silver mustache...

Singers Piero Barone, Ignazio Boschetto and Gianluca Ginoble were discovered when the three singers appeared individually on Italy's televised singing competition – "Ti lascio una canzone." The show's creator/producer Roberto Cenci had the lads perform as a trio during the program's fourth episode, thus launching the group's career. Now Il Vol...

by Gwynne Hogan   Two Brooklyn-born actors with Italian roots and a passion for pizza are bringing traditional Sicilian slices and street food to the neighborhood. Santo Fazio, 53, a pizza maker with three decades experience linked to starting up East Village shops like Two Boots and co-owning Three of Cups, has teamed up with his buddy...