Developer Soho Properties has tapped Italian architect and designer Piero Lissoni to design the apartments and amenities at its new 45 Park Place.   The luxury condominium development marks Lissoni’s first residential condominium project in New York. “While planning 45 Park Place it became increasingly important to not only conceive of a tow...

I "bilancini" si ritrovano a Brooklyn per celebrarsi: Ago Magochef (Giuseppe Agostaro) e Leopoldo Mucci, entrambi nati nel segno della bilancia, anche quest'anno hanno organizzato "The Libra Party" per festeggiare gli "anta" di Ago e Leopoldo e di tutti i nati sotto il segno della bilancia che frequentano da 19 anni il Caffè Taci. La cena è stata r...

IASA menber Jerome Krase reports on "Seeing Brooklyn Change": A Call for Student Researchers, Photographers, and Videographers: More than 30 years ago, Brooklyn College students, under my direction, created an exhibit that photographically documented life in the borough's Italian American neighborhoods. It was the centerpiece of a conference and al...

di Mariagrazia De Luca Scendo alla fermata Nostrand della metro A, nel quartiere di Bud-Stuy, Brooklyn, per andare a trovare G nel suo studio di registrazione. Gianni Fontana, conosciuto dai suoi artisti hip hop come G, è un ragazzo italiano che da 10 anni lavora nel profondo Brooklyn registrando e producendo oltre 1000 artisti locali e nazionali....

Imagine years of discrimination, without hope of being recognized of being worthy of any respect, possibly far from your family left in your homeland, working two or even three jobs, living in very poor conditions. Then, imagine a moment of pride, a glimpse of revenge, a situation where not only your people are respected, but one of them is hero, a...

The Diocese of Brooklyn quietly filed plans on June 14 to go ahead with a "full demolition" of the historic, century-old Old Lady of Loreto Church at 126 Sackman St., city records show. Back in 2010, a similar plan to demolish the out-of-use church and replace it with an affordable-housing complex was met with a diverse parade of local opposit...

NEW YORK - «Nei suoi ottant'anni di vita, la chiesa di Santa Fortunata ha ospitato quattro grandi flussi migratori: prima gli anglosassoni, poi gli italiani e, negli ultimi trent'anni, gli spagnoli e gli afro-americani. Per ogni gruppo posso ricordare innumerevoli casi di discriminazione: dall'essere rifiutati in chiesa perché non parlavano l'ingle...

He has been called the "Michelangelo of Pizza" by Vogue magazine. Anthony Bourdain encouraged people to abandon their children in order to come to Rome to sample his pizza. He is Gabriele Bonci, and he is the chef and owner of Rome's fabled Pizzarium.   Mr. Bonci recently made a rare trip to New York City to celebrate the U.S. release of his...

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  WTI Magazine #75    2016 January 18Author : Vittorio Bocchi      Translation by:   As the book "L'Altro ItaloAmericano – La straordinaria storia di Vincenzo James Capone – Two-Gun il fratello di Al Capone" was published in Italy, it raised a lot of interest. It is a small and simple book, which presents for the first time to the Italian reader...