by Jackie DeGiorgio   Any serious restaurant chef or home cook wants to source the finest ingredients for whatever type of meal they're cooking. It's no secret that Italian food is among the world's most popular however, finding authentic Italian ingredients is–more times than not–easier said than done, sadly.   Sure, mozzarella and p...

By Paula Katinas   Women who have not had mammograms will be able to get them for free on one of two dates in December, thanks to a partnership between the American Italian Cancer Foundation and state Sen. Marty Golden.    Golden announced that the American Italian Cancer Foundation will provide free digital mammograms and clinic...

It's all in the family.Giuseppe Riccobono, 59, galloped his way to a full-time career as a horse-carriage driver shortly after he emigrated from Italy in 1981. Decades later, his sons Francesco, 27, and Antonino, 26, followed in their father's footsteps into the tourist-friendly carriage commerce.Now, they are all fighting to keep their jobs. &nb...

Monday, June 01, 2015 - 7:30PM Roulette Theater - 509 Atlantic Avenue - Brooklyn, NY Organized by Enzo Capua in collaboration with Italian Cultural Institute http://roulette.orgGeneral admission: $ 15, online booking in advance, only $ 10 Domenico Sanna, piano;Ameen Saleem, double bass; Dana Hawkins, drums The most talented...

By Melissa Kravitz   While Brooklyn used to be known for its manufacturing, the industrial side of Brooklyn has been noticeably shrinking through the past decade. Blocks away from the Canarsie L, the last stop on the line, stand the Victoria Fine Foods factory.   Started as a family company in 1929, 86 years later Victoria still...

By Rob Patronite and Robin Raisfeld   When a restaurant closed next door to the Upper West Side outpost of theMermaid Inn, the fish shack's owners Danny Abrams and Cindy Smith took the opportunity to relocate and double their capacity. Their plan for the newly vacated original space, says Smith, is "to bring a Brooklyn sensibility to Manhatt...

By Tim Bontemps After sitting out for a week with a tight left hamstring, Andrea Bargnani took a half step toward returning Monday. The 7-footer participated in the first half of the team's practice — his first time on the court since being ruled out prior to the Nets' preseason opener a week earlier — and said he felt good afterward. "Every...

Jon Burlingame Italian film-composing legend Ennio Morricone's ongoing health concerns have led to the cancellation of his three North American concerts in June, sources say.   Morricone, who suffered a back injury earlier this year that led to the postponement of his scheduled March concerts in New York and L.A., had been slated to conduct...

by Rachel Silberstein   Once again, as in years past, Bensonhurst's 34th Annual Columbus Day Parade was a smashing success. Nearly every school, community center, and church in town marched down 18th Avenue for the joyous annual event organized by the Federation of Italian American Organizations(FIAO) to celebrate the many contributions...

  WTI Magazine #55    2015 March, 6Author : Living Adamis      Translation by:   Roy Roger's, the iconic brand that since 1952 has written the history of Italian jeans, presents the new spring-summer 2015 campaign taken by photographer Philip Gay. Set in a former twentieth-century Brooklyn factory, today converted in the exclusive Wythe Hotel, t...