New York City Restaurateurs Antonio Cerra and Executive Chef Alberto Argudo bring more than 50 years of experience in the hospitality industry in New York City are now taking their talents to Great Neck, Long Island to provide guests modern Italian Cuisine.   They are joined by 1st time Restaurateur Kathy "Katerina" Cerra! "Italian Cuisine,"...

Sono trascorsi esattamente 60 anni dal disastroso affondamento della nave italiana "Andrea Doria". Questo rende doveroso il ricordo di tutte le vittime di quel tragico evento. Pochissimi però sanno che su quella nave viaggiava e morì uno dei più grandi giornalisti abruzzesi: Camillo Massimiliano Cianfarra J. Questi era nato a Long Island nel 1907 m...

Assemblyman Andrew Garbarino (R,C,I-Sayville) recently had the privilege of presenting two outstanding students with the prestigious Italian-American Legislative Conference College Scholarships.   "I am honored to present these scholarships to two of our outstanding students Shannon Brady of Bayport and Troy Douglas Revello of Great River,"...

The last vestiges of summer are finding their way onto Tom Colicchio's menu at Topping Rose House (One Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Tpke., Bridgehampton, 537-0870). Saffron garganelli pairs lobster and corn with a touch of Fresno and jalapeño chiles for a kick. Fresh mint, micro basil, and a drizzle of lemon olive oil complete the dish.   Chef d...

​October 23, Friday / Movie Times: 3 pm, 5 pm, 7 pm; October 24, Saturday / Movie Times: 2 pm, ​4 pm, 6 pm ​​(formerly scheduled as a November event). Screening of recently produced Italian films (English sub-titles) Four Feature Films and Two Documentaries. ​Program and Screening Schedule are noted below (subject to c...

by Erica Marcus   Cassariano has opened in the Mineola spot that most recently housed True American Kitchen and, before that, Lula Trattoria and Circa Enoteca. The Italian restaurant is the second outpost of the well-regarded Cassariano in Venice, Florida.   Two of the five partners, general manager William Conte and chef Giancarlo Di...

September 14 (Sunday) 8:00 - 10:00 amAIAE Breakfast MeetingItalian Experience Festival AIAE, Association of Italian American Educators, together with the NYS Commission for Social Justice and several other organizations on Long Island (TBA) will host the Second Annual Breakfast Meeting at Hofstra University. Main Topics on Legends & Icons in S...

By Giovanni di Napoli   Saturday, July 12th, I made my way to Inwood, Long Island for the 53rd Annual Feast of Santa Marina Vergine, patroness of Filandari, Calabria. It was standing room only at beautiful Our Lady of Good Council Church (68 Wanser Ave.), as devotees came from far and wide to celebrate Mass and march in the Procession. &nbs...

Friday June 5, 6 PM EDTBanfi Vintners - 1111 Cedar Swamp Rd, Old Brookville, New York 11545Join the Long Island Network on Friday, June 5th for its popular annual wine tasting and tour at beautiful Banfi Vintners in Old Brookville.   Banfi is North America's leading wine importer. Founded in 1919, it is now owned and operated by the gra...

October 9 (Thursday) 7:30 pmCellini Lodge #2206, OSIA, Celebrates Italian Americans in SportsThe evening will be dedicated to the history, lives and accomplishments of some of the famous athletes, coaches and managers through films, photos, music and talks. Light refreshments served. Sponsored by Cellini Lodge #2206 of New Hyde Park.Marcus Christ...