Nov. 24, 2015—Jan. 6, 2016. Metropolitan Museum of Art - 1000 Fifth Avenue - New York, New York   The Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche at The Metropolitan Museum of Art is a long-established yuletide tradition in New York. The brightly lit, twenty-foot blue spruce—with a collection of eighteenth-century Neapolitan...

  WTI Magazine #74    2015 December 11Author : Unioncamere      Translation by:   Naples has always been a place of strong contrasts, so it is only natural that nativity scenes, the extraordinary "product" of the local artisan production, would become embroiled in this and become the basis on which all these contradictions miraculously converge...

Si svolge mercoledì 16 dicembre dalle ore 16:30 al Consolato generale d'Italia di Park Avenue l'edizione 2015 del "Christmas Action Party". È la tradizionale festa di Natale in cui ragazzi e ragazze italiani e italoamericani dai 6 agli 11 anni del Tri-State giocano e ricevono informazioni su nutrizione e su un sano stile di vita.   La squadr...

Watertown's Italian-American Civic Association held its children's Christmas party Sunday, an event that's been held annually for more than 60 years. But this was the first one children from the Disabled Persons Action Organization attended. The kids received gifts from Santa and a couple of his elves.   Jerry Vecchio, club president -...

If you serve it, they will come. The St. Anthony Society of St. Leo's hosted the annual Christmas Dinner for the Homeless December 16th as once again a swarm of cheerful volunteers served a hall full of clients.   Each guest received a goody bag upon exiting, containing tube socks, toothbrush, toothpaste, and two winter accessories such as a...

Let's face it. Now that the Thanksgiving leftovers have been picked over and Black Friday has elbowed its way in and out of our bank accounts, the Christmas season is officially upon us, blasting through the front door like a Buffalo blizzard. And we all know who else comes knocking at this jolly time of year: family. These dual themes of the holi...

Sono oltre 400mila i turisti attesi negli hotel e nei B&B di Roma fra Natale e Capodanno: il 4 per cento in più rispetto allo scorso anno. E positivi sono anche i numeri che guardano a tutto l'anno, misurando arrivi e presenze da gennaio a nomembre 2014. I dati sono stati elaborati dall'Ebtl e presentati stamattina in una conferenza all'hotel M...

By Giovanni di Napoli   "The Nativity of Mercy" was officially unveiled Tuesday night at Most Precious Blood Church in Manhattan's Little Italy in honor of the Feast of the Immaculate Conception and beginning of Pope Francis' Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy.   Commissioned by Monsignor Donald Sakano, the Neapolitan presepio was cr...

by Frank Mathie   When we think of Nativity scenes or mangers, we usually think of small religious settings under the Christmas tree. But ABC7 Eyewitness Reporter Frank Mathie says the Art Institute of Chicago has gone big time with this ancient sacred story.   As always, the Art Institute of Chicago is all decked out for the holidays...

The Italian Cultural Center of Western Massachusetts' annual Prime Rib Christmas Dinner will be held on Dec. 12 at 56 Margaret St. in Springfield.   The event will open with a cocktail hour at 6 p.m., and dinner will begin at 7 p.m. The full menu includes antipasto, garden salad, baked stuffed shrimp, prime rib, roasted potatoes, ziti, desse...