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...

"There Goes the Neighborhood" Author/storyteller Michele Carlo presents THERE GOES THE NEIGHBORHOOD: a solo show about gentrification and the "tipping point" of one Brooklyn neighborhood, at the East Village's City Lore Gallery, Wednesday, March 23rd @ 7:30pm. On Wednesday, March 23rd, at 7:30pm, author/performer Michele Carlo will perform her...

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Long-awaited — and equally long-delayed — Italian cultural center "Il Centro" will open its doors in Bath Beach in July. Workers just have to put the finishing touches on a gymnasium floor and pool and get some final inspections, according a member of the Federation of Italian-American Organizations, which is building the center.   "The...

In recent years, pizza has gotten plenty of au courant twists, with offbeat toppings, local ingredients and deep-fried modernizations dominating the scene, but calzones have largely been neglected in the pie case.   Now, a few ballsy pizzerias—including Roberta's, Motorino and Brooklyn Central—are defying the tired cheese-sauce-dough norm, s...

by Jeanine Ramirez   A five-story building opening in Bensonhurst this fall will be called "Il Centro," which means "the center" in Italian. "Italians in Italy congregate in a piazza," said Carlo Scissura, president of the Federation of Italian American Organization. "So here, we don't have land, but we have a center."   The Fede...

by Kevin D'Angelo The Society of Our Lady of the Snow, a cultural nucleus of Italian-American tradition in Greenpoint / Williamsburg is marking its 125th anniversary this year. The celebration begins on Saturday, July 27th, with a 7:00PM candlelight procession, from its hall at 410 Graham Avenue to St. Francis de Paola Church. Over the next ten da...

by Antonina Zielinska In the wake of the tragic deaths of over a 100 immigrants off the coast of Italy, the faithful of Italian descent gathered for the 32nd annual Italian Apostolate Day in honor of Our Lady of Pompei. After reciting the Rosary in Italian, the congregation in the Basilica of Regina Pacis, Bensonhurst, recited several Hail Ma...

by Liam Flaherty Sean Marks has made his first move as GM, waiving Andrea Bargnani. It is a rather uneventful first move seeing as Bargnani and the Brooklyn Nets had long been in talks of a buyout for the Italian forward. It seems that Bargnani got what he wanted, and the Nets won't be too heartbroken either.   Bargnani's short stint with t...

He had only been named bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport 24 hours earlier, but on Thursday morning the Rev. Frank Caggiano could already see the signs here that he will soon be leaving the place he was born and raised and able to leave the mark of 25 years of religious ministry.   "I've got 220 emails since yesterday, and 47...