The organizers of the Columbus Day Parade are continuing their fight in defense of the Christopher Columbus statue in Columbus Circle. A commission to be appointed by Mayor Bill de Blasio will perform a 90-day review of monuments and memorials that may cause offense, and the 76-foot tall statue of the explorer has not been exempt, meaning it could...

Pop music legend Barry Manilow will perform at the Columbus Citizens Foundation 73rd Annual Gala on Saturday, October 7 at the New York Hilton. The Gala will honor Leonard Riggio, the Founder and Chairman of Barnes & Noble, and will benefit the Foundation's Italian-American Student Scholarship Fund. The theme of this year's Columbus Day Celebration...

The Columbus Citizens Foundation today announced Thomas Iovino, the Founder of Judlau Contracting, Inc., and CEO, Judlau Enterprises, LLC, and Dr. Laura L. Forese, the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of NewYork-Presbyterian, as honorees of the 2017 Columbus Celebration. They will join Barnes & Noble Founder and Chairman Leonard...

The Columbus Citizens Foundation announced today that Leonard Riggio, the Founder and Chairman of Barnes & Noble, the world's largest bookseller, has been named Grand Marshal of the 73 rd Columbus Day Parade. Mr. Riggio created the theme of this year's parade, "A Celebration of Italian-American Authors," and is inviting Italian-American authors fro...

The Italian Heritage and Culture Committee of New York in cooperation with the Consulate General of Italy in New York cordially invites you to attend and participate in our Annual Tribute for Mother's Day Weekend at the Mother Italy Statue. Location: Poses Park, Hunter College. East of 68th Street and Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10021 - Friday,...

When: Thursday, May 11 - Where: Columbus Citizens Foundation, 8 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021 Professor Marina Brogi will discuss her book Corporate Governance--a deep dive in the decision-making powers, duties and responsibilities of Boards of Directors in Italy compared and contrasted with best practices, codes of conduct and regulations i...

Maestro Anton Coppola was honored by family, associates and friends at a Lifetime Achievement in Music celebration in an intimate soiree at the Columbus Citizens Foundation on 8 East 69th Street, Manhattan, on Wednesday, April 17. President Frank Fusaro, with assistance by Louis Tallarini, proudly spoke of the many accomplishments of the foundation...

di Riccardo Chioni   Il sindaco di Roma Ignazio Marino ieri ha avuto un incontro presso la Columbus Citizens Foundation con le maggiori istituzioni italiane presenti nella Big Apple, della comunità imprenditoriale italiana e italoamericana. Al pranzo offerto dalla Fondazione erano presenti il console generale Natalia Quintavalle, l'amba...

By Riccardo Chioni   È orgogliosamente calabrese il neo presidente del New York Athletic Club, il primo eletto nato in Italia, Dominic Bruzzese originario di Mammola in provincia di Reggio Calabria, la cui recente nomina è stata festeggiata giovedì alla townhouse della Columbus Citizens Foundation nella Upper East Side. Lo dice subito quand...

America has been celebrating Columbus Day since it was officially designated a national holiday in 1937. But the very first known observance was in New York and took place much earlier—on October 12, 1792, to mark the 300th anniversary of Columbus' landing in the Americas.   The tribute was arranged by the newly formed social organization, S...