Ciao from Rome to all the friends of We the Italians! Last February 15 I’ve had the honor to attend in Florence to the first event of #200together, the cycle of events organized to celebrate the 200 years of diplomatic relations between Tuscany and the United States. The American Consul in Florence Mr. Benjamin Wohlauer introduced the audience with...

Manhattan’s Little Italy is filled with New York City history that you can eat. Visit any number of local businesses -- some of which have been slinging mozzarella and powdered pastries for decades -- and you’ll get a taste of the area’s once-bustling immigrant community. Sure, you could grab your gabagool at Whole Foods, but there, they pronounce...

As we begin 2019, what can you tell us about the status of the new museum? Now that we have removed the Banca Stabile artifacts (vault, teller cases, light fixtures and deposit table) and placed them in storage, the demolition of the existing buildings has begun. The developer has erected scaffolding along the Mulberry and Grand Streets sides of th...

In anticipation of imminent demolition, the Italian American Museum on Grand Street in Little Italy is relocating some of its treasures. For safe keeping. Namely, the multi-ton safe that dates back over a century. This past Monday, workers from the Acme Safe Co. removed the unique artifact from the vault of 185-189 Grand Street, which was once-upon...

Visita a sorpresa ieri mattina a Palazzo di Città con tanto di foto ricordo nella Sala consiliare per le sorelle Janine Coyne e Louise Coyne McCarthy. Le due donne - si legge in una nota diffusa dall'amministrazione comunale -, residenti a New York dove si occupano della gestione dell’Italian American Museum, hanno girato la Puglia per dieci giorni...

Tuesday, September 4, 2018, 7:00PM. Pizza D'Amore - 2147 Mill Avenue - Brooklyn, NY 11234. Refreshments will be served. The Italian American Museum's Founder and President, Dr. Joseph V. Scelsa will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of the Transportation Columbia Association of New York this Tuesday, September 4 at 7:00pm. The meeting will b...

"Trivial Pursuit" Italian-Style, Presented by "La Dolce Vita University" at Capri Ristorante, 145 Mulberry Street, NY, NY . Tuesday July 24th at 7:oo PM. Test your knowledge and discover surprising new facts and intriguing insights about "The Boot!"  An entertaining evening for anyone in amore with Italy and its rich culinary & cultural gifts. Carl...

The Enrico Fermi Educational Foundation of Yonkers held its 55th annual scholarship breakfast May 6 at Westchester Manor, where more than 250 people enjoyed a keynote speech by Dr. Joseph Scelsa, founder and president of the Italian American Museum in New York City. The Enrico Fermi Educational Fund of Yonkers is a non-profit organization that was...