The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere on Staten Island continues its busy summer schedule this month with a Tuscan Farm-to-Table Dinner with Chef Dave on August 17, and Dining al Fresco with Michael Colameco on August 21. And catch some of the most-awarded Italian films at Casa Belvedere's 8 p.m. outdoor screenings starting with "The Fi...

A DVD Presentation by Anita Sanseverino, Joe Zarba & Lou Barrella   This DVD presentation will include festive music, photographs and live video from a variety of Carnevale celebrations in Italy. Come experience the 474th anniversary of where it all started in Tuscany, the fabulous masks and balls of Venice, the street festival in V...

The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere has joined with other leading organizations in an initiative called Save Columbus Day. This initiative was formed after the City of Seattle recently voted to have an "Indigenous Peoples Day" on the same day as Columbus Day.   Please go to WWW.SAVECOLUMBUSDAY.COM and sign the petition to...

More than 100 sports memorabilia photos, every one signed by the athlete, are part of a unique exhibit, a first on Staten Island, that chronicle the rich history of Italian Americans in the world of sports spanning the 20th Century.   There are household names, for sure, but many even the most diehard sports enthusiast might not recognize. T...

Ciao Napoli.  A Scrapbook of Wandering in NaplesAuthored by Antoinette Carone, Photographs by Jim Mauro Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 7:00 PM   When Antoinette Carone and her husband hatched a plan to relocate to Naples, Italy, they had no inkling that every trip to the market would be a sojourn dating back as far as 2500 years....

Elisa Martorana, fotoreporter bagherese, sta riscuotendo un grande successo oltreoceano presso la prestigiosa galleria d'arte Casa Belvedere di NY.   Martorana è arrivata alla Italian Cultural Fondation con il suo progetto fotografico Quelli di Bagheria dopo Baarìa, già patrocinato dal Mibac e dal Parlamento della Legalità, conquistando pubb...

Joseph J. LiBassi, the Founder of Victory State Bank, has been named Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere. It was announced Friday, February 20, 2015.   With deep connections to Grymes Hill, where Casa Belvedere is located, as well as a devoted commitment to the Staten Island community in ge...

Corrado (Joe) Manfredi, owner of Staten Island's Manfredi Auto Group who died in March, will be honored June 24 at the Corrado Joe Manfredi "Taste of Italy" golf outing hosted by The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere.   A philanthropist and sportsman, Manfredi was a member of the board of directors of Maimonides Hospital, and in...

In celebration of Festa Della Repubblica (Italian National Day), Casa Belvedere and Colavita USA co-hosted to a a cocktail reception for Francesco Genuardi, the new Consul General of Italy in New York. The meet-and-greet unfolded June 17 in Casa Belvedere, the Italian cultural center on Grymes Hill, where cocktails flowed and sumptuous hors d'...

Friday, May 31, 20137 p.m.Casa Belvedere Mansion79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301 Watch, taste, and learn how to prepare some delectable Italian dishes with up-and-coming celebrity Chef Vincent Tropepe.