Columbus Day is celebrated on October 14th and the monument located at Columbus Circle downtown, is definitely one of the most known local monuments in Syracuse. History curator Robert Searing of the Onondaga Historical Association says the story behind how it found its home in Central New York is an important part of our history. “You have a parad...

Il 14 ottobre, in occasione del Columbus Day, sfilerà sulla Fifth Avenue a New York la riproduzione attraverso un gonfalone dell’Ultima Cena. A condurlo, alla presenza del console Genuardi, Massimiliano Finazzer Flory, regista e attore che, con le due versioni - lungometraggio e cortometraggio - del suo film co-prodotto con Rai Cinema "Essere Leona...

Celebrate Italian-American heritage and culture Saturday when the annual Jersey City Columbus Day Parade takes to the streets. The annual event will take place at 1 p.m. this Saturday, Oct. 12, with the line of march starting at Dickinson High School on Newark Avenue and continuing to City Hall on Grove Street. The parade route is as follows: Newar...

Mayor Joseph M. Butler, Jr., along with Paul Alteri, President, and members of the Italian-American Civic Association of Watertown will participate in raising the Flag of Italy in front of City Hall at 12:00 noon on Monday, October 14, 2019. The 2019 Miss Italia will join the group. Please join us as Italian-Americans observe Columbus Day as a cele...

Christopher Columbus would be proud of the FIAO! The Federation of Italian American Organizations kicked off its annual Brooklyn Columbus Day Parade, which will take place on Saturday, Oct. 12 and run along 18th Avenue in Bensonhurst, with a festive brunch at which its grand marshals were honored. The event, held at Sirico’s, 8023 13th Ave., on Sun...

There is more to celebrating Italian traditions than to feast on pizza or pasta at home or at a restaurant, especially with the approach of Columbus Day each year. Columbus Day, a federal holiday, occurs in October during national Italian Heritage Month. So how can one best appreciate and celebrate things Italian this month and beyond, whether you...

Christopher Columbus’ landing in the Americas on October 12, 1492 was a watershed moment for European cuisine. The Italian explorer encountered new people, new cultures, new landscapes, and special types of food that he and his crew had never seen before. They couldn’t even fathom the taste of tomatoes or cocoa beans.  Just like later explorers, Co...

A Binghamton tradition marches back through town on Monday. The 60th annual Columbus Day Parade will be held in downtown Binghamton. The event shines a spotlight on the local Italian Community, with an Italian Festival to follow. Six high school bands join the Tournament of the Marching Bands this year, with local band Rooster and the Roadhouse Hor...

On Monday, four men who have demonstrated ongoing support and recognition of the cultural and heritage significance that Columbus Day symbolizes will be inducted into the Pueblo Columbus Day Hall of Fame. Only one, however, has an Italian surname: an accurate reflection of what the New Columbus Day Celebration is all about. Three years ago, in an a...

The Greater New Haven Columbus Day Parade is coming to Branford on Sunday, Oct. 13. The annual honor of hosting the parade, which rotates among the towns of East Haven, West Haven, Hamden, New Haven, and North Haven, returns to Branford in 2019 — appropriately enough, on the occasion of its 375th birthday. Vietnam Army veteran and Bronze Star recip...