"Little Italy: Past, Present and Future" è il titolo del documentario di Federica Martino che verrà proiettato domani, 23 agosto, alle 18.30 all'Italian American Museum di New York. Il lavoro della regista è un vero e proprio viaggio nel cuore di Little Italy e delle persone che la abitano o l'hanno popolata nel passato, contribuendo a farla diven...

Book presentation by Raeleen D'Agostino Mautner, Ph.D. The challenges we face over the course of a lifetime, especially those that involve major personal loss, can seem devastating, as radio personality and self-help specialist Dr. Raeleen D'Agostino Mautner discovered when her husband suddenly and unexpectedly died of a heart attack. The Italian...

The Italian American Museum is seeking to establish contact with immigrants who made the journey to America aboard the Giuseppe Verdi passenger ship from 1915 to 1928. Passengers who were on board the ship as young children would likely be in their late 80's and 90's today. Many settled in the greater New York City area, and may have remained here....

by Ben Fisher   New York's rapid redevelopment is bound to cause fights over evictions, rents and gentrification. But for sheer unfortunate irony, it's hard to top the ongoing saga of the Italian American Museum in Little Italy. In the last week, the museum has evicted two tenants of the Lower East Side enclave, both the very embodiment...

Nearly every Italian town has a Presepe but after the events of 9/11, New York received its very own. Named "Il Presepe della Pace" (The Nativity of Peace), craftsmen at the famed Ferrigno workshop in Naples created this 18th century style Presepe that represents everyday Neapolitan life symbolically surrounding the Holy Family. Naples has been th...

by Serena Solomon   The Italian American Museum has put its home up for sale — but the cultural institution isn't going anywhere. The three buildings at 185-189 Grand St., which contain the museum as well as residential units and storefronts, recently hit the market for $13 million, with the condition that the museum remain on site. &n...

Enzo Idello is a baker who wants to pitch in the major leagues. To achieve his dream, Enzo must defy his father, who runs the family bakery, and the ghost of his great grandfather, who founded Idello Bakery in Italy in 1829. Will curveballs bring Enzo more fulfillment than cannolis? Or will the love of family and a childhood crush make Enzo feel fu...

PLEASE JOIN US, Bring Family and Friends: FOURTH ANNUAL "AN ITALIAN AMERICAN CHRISTMAS IN NEW YORK". Dr. Joseph V. Scelsa in Co-Sponsorship With Arthur Piccolo cordially invite you to "An Italian American Christmas in New York"   Friday, December 12, 12PM - 6PM. Please join us anytime during the day to celebrate the...

E se fosse possibile avere a portata di mano tutta la storia degli italiani in America? Detto, fatto. Non si tratta del solito volume enciclopedico, ma di qualcosa di più affascinante e suggestivo. Un libro fotografico, che pagina dopo pagina, riesce a calarti nell'antica atmosfera degli anni in cui "L'america!", da miraggio diveniva realtà e...

2016 Ambasciatore Awards Ceremony and Dinner. ** Submit a Nominee by November 30, 2015 ** Honoring Outstanding Italian American Leaders and their Italian American Organizations. Sunday, January 24, 2016 - Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY. The Italian American Museum will host the Long Island Ambasciatore Awards on Sund...