Sal "The Voice" Valentinetti, Long Island native and celebrated crooner from season 11 of America's Got Talent, released an original Christmas single entitled When Christmas Comes to Town. Inspired by Frank Sinatra, Michael Bublé, and Dean Martin, Valentinetti's voice is ideally suited for the holiday season. "I'm excited to be sharing this new Chr...

Specialty grocer, Uncle Giuseppe's Marketplace, announced today the grand opening of its new Melville location on December 1. The new market marks the brand's sixth on Long Island and seventh overall. The full-service supermarket, featuring a gourmet Italian theme, an upscale design and a unique shopping experience, is located at 890 Walt Whitman R...

For more than a generation, fine dining on Long Island was synonymous with one restaurant and one man. The restaurant was Pappagallo, which opened in Glen Cove and later in Glen Head. The owner and host, who helped popularize northern Italian fare, was Mario Ghini. “The Italian kitchen is not a specific recipe . . . it’s a very versatile cuisine,”...

In the Nassau County Legislature's 8th District, Democrat Carl Gerrato, a Nassau County corrections officer, is challenging longtime incumbent Vincent Musarella, a Republican who was first elected in 1995. The 8th District encompasses Franklin Square, Floral Park, Bellerose, Bellerose Terrace, West Hempstead and portions of Elmont, New Hyde Park an...

The Italian American Museum cordially invites you to attend the 2017 Long Island Ambasciatore Awards Ceremony & Dinner. Honoring Outstanding Italian-American Leaders and their Italian-American Organizations. Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 12 noon to 4 pm. Crest Hollow Country Club - 8325 Jericho Tpke. Woodbury, NY 11797. Business Attire. Musical Perfo...

AIAE to celebrate La Settimana della Lingua Italiana with the theme "Cinema and Theatre" has organized A Cena con le Stelle - Dining with the Stars- with the renown actor Tony Lo Bianco and Distinguished Italian American Studies Scholar Dr. Vincenzo Milione. When: Monday, October 16, 2017 7:00pm - $50 all inclusive of three course dinner meal. Wher...

The Long Island Sons of Italy Columbus Day Parade will take place in Huntington on Sunday, Oct. 8. The parade route will follow along Main Street (Route 25A) in celebration of Columbus Day at noon. Rep. Tom Suozzi, a democrat, said, Columbus day was always a celebration of his Italian-American heritage. East Meadow, W. T. Clarke, Kings Park, Walt W...

Writer/Performer Frank Ingrasciotta will perform his critically-acclaimed one-man play Blood Type: RAGU at the John W. Engeman Theater in Northport, Long Island (NY) on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 8 pm. Blood Type: RAGU is a wonderfully funny and genuinely moving one-man play exploring a first-generation immigrant child's delicate dance between cul...

It's sausage and peppers and a weekend of fun as the San Gennaro Feast of the Hamptonsreturns to Hampton Bays Saturday and Sunday for its seventh year. According to the San Gennaro Feast of the Hamptons Committee, "The San Gennaro Feast of the Hamptons originated as a festival designed to emphasize the vitality of the Hamptons and Hampton Bays beyo...

Two weeks before Columbus Day, Oyster Bay town officials along with several Italian-Americans from the local organizations gather to call on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and other mayors around the nation to not remove their statutes of Christopher Columbus or send them to Massapequa. Last month, de Blasio said that his commission to study Ne...