Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced Monday that he is endorsing Michael Bloomberg in his campaign for president in 2020. Bellone becomes the first county executive in New York to endorse the billionaire businessman and former three-term mayor of New York City. “I am proud to endorse Mike Bloomberg for president because our country need...

On Christmas Eve morning, a few things were usually certain in and around Westbury, where I grew up: For one, there was a line at the bakery (in this case, Cardinali Bakery in Carle Place) for Italian bread and semolina rolls. A few miles away at the fish market, there was also a line, one that had snaked out the door since early morning as people...

BBQ restaurant Sempre Fame, Italian for “Always Hungry,” has been serving up southern specialties on Long Island for more than seven years. Located at 374 Tulip Avenue in Floral Park, Sempre Fame Gourmet Grill & BBQ Catering features a menu loaded with hearty appetizers and entrees like mac n’ cheese, smoked chicken wings, homemade pork rinds, slid...

Naples Street Food in Franklin Square already makes some of Long Island’s best pizza. Now owner-pizzaiolo Gianluca Chiarolanza is making a bid for the best pasta. He's brought on board a partner, Gigi Sacchetti, and the Florence-born chef is in the kitchen making more than two dozen authentic Italian pasta dishes. He's also in the restaurant’s base...

On December 1, acclaimed actor and playwright Chazz Palminteri will be bringing "A Bronx Tale" to The Paramount in Huntington. To learn more about his upcoming "A Bronx Tale" show at The Paramount on Long Island, check out the venue's official website. Particularly impressive about this one-man is that it is comprised of 18 colorful characters and...

Opening this Wednesday, November 13, restaurateur Frank Abbracciamento is continuing his namesake legacy with this opening (174 Merrick Road, Lynbrook, NY). Abbracciamento’s long-standing restaurant business in New York City was well known with dignitaries and generations of local residents alike for decades (the former Abbracciamento was in busine...

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...

The annual Columbus Day parade kicked off in Huntington Sunday. The Order Sons & Daughters of Italy in America, Grand Lodge of New York marked the annual Columbus Day Parade in Huntington with a variety of musical performances. Spectators lined the parade route on Main Street to celebrate Italian heritage, culture and the contributions made by coun...

The 2019 Long Island Columbus Day Parade will soon kick-off in Huntington, the Town announced. The parade is scheduled for Sunday at 12 p.m. The 1.5-mile parade route will take place on Main Street in Huntington Village, starting at the intersection of Park Avenue and West Main Street and continuing to West Neck Road and West Main Street. The event...

Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton recently honored Angelo and Kathryn Grande for their decades-long work in helping to preserve Italian heritage and culture. The Grandes have been active members of the Order Sons of Italy in America Loggia Glen Cove #1016 for more than 40 years. Kathryn and Angelo served as Loggia President from 2000 t...