Ciao from Rome to all the friends of We the Italians! Things are going great here at We the Italians: another month full of wonderful things happened and news to be announced. Last October 25th I had the pleasure to participate in the presentation of the Rapporto Italiani nel Mondo 2019. Once again Delfina Licata and her team have put together an e...

Si terrà il 17 novembre al Cresthollow Country Club di Woodbury (8325 Jericho Tpke, NY 11797) il Gala dell’Italian American Museum che in questa occasione consegnerà il “Long Island Ambasciatore Award” a numerosi italo-americani che si sono distinti nella loro attività o in quella delle associazioni di appartenenza. La cerimonia inizierà alle 12.00...

Like so much else in New York City, the new Italian American Museum now under construction in Manhattan got its start in Queens. As Dr. Joseph Scelsa, the founder and driving force behind the IAM, likes to point out, he got the idea and laid most of the groundwork for the museum while working at Queens College. “The idea was to show visitors that w...

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...