Imparare l’italiano sulle montagne russe o volando sull’”astrotower”, e ancora tra le correnti artificiali del “wild river” o in sella alla bicicletta magica. Tutto questo e molto di più ha potuto sperimentare la prima avanguardia di liceali americani dediti allo studio della lingua e della cultura italiane protagonisti dell’esordio di una nuova in...

Thursday October 25 from 19:00 to 21:00 EDT. Italian Charities of America - 83-20 Queens Blvd, Elmhurst, New York 11373. Donation $5.00. As part of our Italian American Month Lecture Series we welcome our guest speaker, Mario Toglia. Mario Toglia is a retired NYC language teacher, an avid researcher, an author and executive board member of the Ital...

One of the rising stars of Brooklyn’s legal community, Maria Aragona, was officially installed as the president of the Confederation of Columbian Lawyers of New York State during a ceremony at Gargiulo's in Coney Island on Monday, Sept. 17. Aragona will serve the statewide bar association of Italian-American lawyers as its president for the next tw...

Bensonhurst’s Italian-American community came out in droves on Saturday, Oct. 6 to celebrate the borough’s own 37th Annual Brooklyn Columbus Day Parade, which routinely marches along 18th Avenue, also known as Cristoforo Colombo Boulevard, after the Italian name for the explorer. The southern Brooklyn parade preceded the city’s larger scale Columbu...

Domenica 7 ottobre scorso, l’on. Nissoli è intervenuta, per un saluto, al Festival della canzone italiana di New York, organizzato dall’Associazione culturale italiana di New York presieduta dal Cav. Tony Di Piazza. Presenti alla manifestazione anche il Console Generale d’Italia a New York, Francesco Genuardi, ed il Direttore di Rai Italia, Marco G...

For the past century, Brooklyn was known as a mecca of red-sauce eateries, a home of old-school Italian-American cuisine. Then farm-to-table happened, with a newfound appreciation of Italian food that is both informal and refined, looking directly to its ancestral home rather than to Italian-American culinary traditions. Now we can sample the full...

Gearing up for Columbus Day. The Federation of Italian Americans (FIAO) kicked off the lead-up to its annual parade with its yearly fundraising brunch. The event, held at Sirico’s, 8023 13th Ave., on Sunday, September 30 honored this year’s grand marshals: New York State Supreme Court Justice Joseph Bruno, 62nd Precinct Community Affairs Detective...

The proud traditions of Bensonhurst’s Italian-American community will be on full display when the 37th Annual Brooklyn Columbus Day Parade takes place on 18th Avenue (AKA Cristoforo Columbo Boulevard after the Italian name for the explorer) on Saturday, Oct. 6. New York City will hold a parade on Columbus Day Day, Monday, Oct. 8, on Fifth Avenue. B...

It’s been just a few short weeks since chef Missy Robbins opened her newest ode to Italian cuisine, Misi, in Williamsburg, New York, but already the restaurant is attracting attention for its pasta. Each day the restaurant churns out an enticing list of fresh noodles, from plump spinach and mascarpone-stuffed tortellini to flat linguine. But while...

Saturday October 6. 1:00 pm EDT. 18th Avenue and 61st Street up to Benson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY. Admission: free; open to the public. Contact: Joe Rizzi 718-259-2828; fax: 718-236-4405 j.rizzi@fiaobrooklyn.org Each year the Federation of Italian-American Organizations (FIAO) along with numerous other organizations sponsor the Brooklyn Columbus Parad...