Saturday June 1, 12:00 - 4:00 pm. The Pompei Restaurant, 401 Hempstead Avenue, West Hempstead, NY. Admission: $45. Contact: Angela Danzi 516-756-0627/516-485-8620. Sponsored by Italian American Studies Association, Long Island Regional Chapter. Guest Speaker: Stanislao G. Pugliese, Ph.D., Professor of History, Hofstra University, and co-editor, wit...

In the year and a half that I studied abroad in Florence, Italy, I didn’t get to go to Naples once. I’ve heard you can find the best pizza in Italy there—or any kind of delicious Italian cuisine—and that the streets overflow with curiosities and history. The tourist vision of Naples is what most of us see; millions of people venture there to sit in...

Capri is synonymous with glamour, though these days the island is known for being crowded and expensive. But there's quite literally another side to the island. There's a good reason why Capri, the fabled island off the coast of Sorrento in southern Italy, is synonymous with sun, sea and the super-rich. After all, it's the place where Sofia Loren w...

The famous tart-sweet liqueur known as limoncello requires only four ingredients: lemon peels, grain alcohol, sugar, and water. However, like many of Italy’s most important culinary traditions, the simplicity of the recipe can be deceiving.  As in making a good risotto, a fine wheel of Parmigiano-Reggiano, or a bottle of traditional balsamic vinega...

Tac con radiazioni dimezzata, grazie a due giovani ingegnere cliniche di Napoli che hanno superato la concorrenza di 162 progetti, elaborando un protocollo per ridurre del 40-60% l'esposizione garantendo una buona qualità dell'immagine. Si tratta di un algoritmo che permetterà il collaudo di macchine di varie aziende e in diversi modelli in modo da...

UA 964 has landed at Aeroporto Internazionale di Napoli! “Da oggi Napoli e NewYork saranno ancora più vicine! Questo nuovo collegamento diretto United renderà ancora più forti i legami tra la Campania e gli Stati Uniti, e faciliterà sia il turismo che le attività economiche”, ha detto la Console Generale Mary Ellen Countryman alla celebrazione per...

Napoli nello spazio grazie a Roberto Carlino, 30enne ingegnere aerospaziale che ha contribuito alla progettazione e alla costruzione di tre robot pronti per essere lanciati in orbita. Il progetto Astrobee, al quale Roberto collabora con altri venti scienziati, rappresenta un tassello fondamentale per il ritorno dell’uomo sulla Luna.  I tre robot pr...

"I came to America because I heard the streets were paved with gold. When I got here, I found out three things: first, the streets weren't paved with gold; second, they weren't paved at all; and third, I was expected to pave them. This well-known quote, said by an Italian immigrant to America, reminds us that life in the new world wasn't easy for o...