Vincent Tropepe Fashions (VTF) made their debut at Brooklyn Borough Hall in Brooklyn, New York recently. Vincent Tropepe known as an award winning chef veered into fashion after a project presenting itself to him to design chef footwear, when Tropepe evolved the project into more mainstream footwear for everyone as well as designing handbags, walle...

Last night, I traveled to Williamsburg, Brooklyn to visit the Our Lady of The Snow Society’s Hall on Graham Avenue. This pocket of East Williamsburg has been Italian since the late 1800’s. The society just celebrated its 130th Feast Day of Our Lady of The Snow this past August 5th. Needless to say, this is one of the last remaining original Italian...

"Let Me Try" a peculiar Italian theatre show including ballets made his grand entrance in New York on Friday 14th and Saturday 15th September at the Gelsey Kirkland Center of the Arts of Brooklyn.  The multimedia pièce, mainly in Italian language was produced by a Sardinian company "Effimero Meraviglioso" lead by Maria Assunta Calvisi with coreogra...

We are honored to announce our 2018 Italian American Baseball Foundation award recipients. John Franco – ‘2018 Guest of Honor” and Jon Morosi – “2018 IABF Baseball Executive”. Both men will be honored at our 2018 IABF Gala Dinner on Thursday December 6, 2018 at Carmine & Sons Restaurant in Brooklyn https://iabf.foundation/3rd-annual-iabf-fundraisin...

Scott Stein thinks it's probably better that he and Antimo DiMeo didn't get the space they initially wanted for Bardea Food & Drink, the Italian restaurant the partners are opening in downtown Wilmington. Stein says five years ago they had settled on a site near Fourth and Market streets. But, for a variety of reasons, the space didn't work out. It...

Il 7 ottobre si apre l’11 edizione del Festival della Musica Italiana a New York, una serata  organizzata dall’Associazione Culturale Italiana, che vedrà gareggiare tra loro 10 giovani talenti italiani, 5 selezionati in Italia e 5 dall’estero. Gli artisti si esibiranno, sul palco del Master Theatre di Brooklyn, con un brano inedito per aggiudicarsi...

Sunday September 30. 2:00 pm EDT. Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, 420 Tompkins Avenue, Staten Island, NY. Admission: free; open to the public. Contact: 718-442-1608 www.garibaldimeuccimuseum.org. Marianna Randazzo, former Director of School Programs and newly appointed Commissioner of the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, will present her newest book Italians of B...

Letterio "Leo" Barrile, who worked for the Brooklyn Board of Elections and served as a district leader, died on Staten Island on Aug. 28 at the age of 76. Barrile, married to Antoinette, father of John and Emma and grandfather to five, was buried in Green-Wood Cemetery. His friends remember him as very loyal and always willing to give advice, and h...

S'intitola “Let Me Try” (letteralmente “Lasciami provare”) lo spettacolo de L'Effimero Meraviglioso in collaborazione con Kataklisma Teatro e Alessandra Corona Performing Works in cartellone venerdì 14 e sabato 15 settembre alle 20 al Gelsey Kirkland Center of the Arts di Brooklyn a New York. La pièce multimediale interpretata da 13 giovani artisti...

EVERY MORNING, as the sun arrives, so do they: a handful of employees, taking their spots at two maple benches custom-made by John Boos & Co., the Illinois company revered for its cutting boards. They will stay for around 10 hours, producing whichever pasta the kitchen requests: corzetti, stamped like Roman coins; or cappelletti — little hats — stu...