Once home to the likes of astronomer Carl Sagan and Oscar-winning actress Marisa Tomei, Brooklyn, New York's Bensonhurst neighborhood has produced more than celebrities. Its generations-owned pasticcerias, salumerias, homemade bread and mozzarella stores and open-air produce markets have created some of the most authentic Italian specialty foods th...

A seven-decades-old Bensonhurst tradition has again been sustained at the 11th hour. The organizers of the Festa di Santa Rosalia, a 10-day street festival and celebration of Italian edibles — have resolved a series of glitches involving street-closure permits and tax documents that had to be filed with the city, enabling them to carry on the feas...

Domenica scorsa lo United Soccer Stars, società affiliata alla Liac, ha celebrato il suo 12º dinner dance, quando mancano ancora sei settimane all'evento cruciale della stagione agonistica: il Torneo di Viareggio. Al contrario delle precedenti edizioni, quest'anno la Coppa Carnevale (si disputa tradizionalmente a febbraio) si tiene dal 14 al 30 mar...

by Francesco D'Amico Il "musical" in terra americana riscuote sempre un grande successo e coinvolge un vasto pubblico. Ma quando si scopre che il musical diventa anche fonte di ispirazione e prezioso mezzo per l'apprendimento della lingua italiana, si completa quel mondo di multiculturalità e multilinguismo che da sempre rende speciale New York....

The Committee to Save Our Lady of Loreto church is seeking your support! The Committee consists of former parishioners, concerned individuals, and cultural organizations including Nia Production, Brownsville Heritage House, and Preserving East New York. The committee is petitioning New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission to designate L...

È stata una competizione serratissima, in bilico fino all'ultima canzone, ma alla fine l'ha spuntata Julie Anna Crookston. E' stata lei, venuta dall'Ohio, ad aggiudicarsi la 18.ma edizione del "Festival of Songs Usa" organizzato, presso "El Caribe" di Brooklyn, dalla conduttrice radiofonica di Icn Radio, Silvana Romania e co-condotto da Joseph Cirn...

By Rachel Holliday Smith   A specialty gelato and dessert shop from Italy by way of Park Slope is planning its second Brooklyn location in Crown Heights inside a former doughnut shop on Bergen Street, owners told DNAinfo New York. L'Albero dei Gelati, currently in business on Fifth Avenue and Fourth Street across from the J.J. Byrne P...

Sacred Hearts-St. Stephen's Church on Summit and Hicks streets was filled with people celebrating their Italian heritage. The parish, marking its Sesquicentennial (150th year), celebrated its history as a center for helping Italian immigrants from the time it was founded in 1866.   "'Dream Anew,' as did our parents and grandparents upon arri...

by Congregation of Maria S.S. Addolorata   The Congregation of Maria S.S. Addolorata would like to announce that this years' procession in honor of our Patron Saint of Mola di Bari will take place on Sunday, September 11th.   The procession will depart from Sacred Heart–St. Stephens Church (Summitt and Hicks Street) Carroll Garde...

This June, in honor of the Feast of Saint Anthony of Padua, Father Paolo Floretta will bring a holy relic of St. Anthony of Padua from his Basilica in Padua, Italy. Father Paolo will visit four dioceses in the Tri-State area: the New York Archdiocese, The Brooklyn/Queens Diocese, The Paterson, New Jersey Diocese and The Bridgeport, Connecticut Dioc...