After some delay, an Oscar nominee from the Lower Hudson Valley with a hit New York City restaurant is opening up a restaurant in the Mid-Hudson region. In December, Hudson Valley Post reported Chazz Palminteri was in the final stages of opening up a restaurant on Main Street in White Plains. At the time of our report, an opening date for Chazz Pal...

Americans can start traveling to Italy again, but in the meantime, Italy is coming to New York City, thanks to Sant Ambroeus Gelateria. The iconic Italian restaurant, founded in Milan in 1936 and with locations in New York dating back almost 40 years (and including a new restaurant in lower Manhattan), has brought its signature cuisine and culture...

Concealed beneath the famous High Line in the heart of the Chelsea district on the west side of Manhattan, Lamborghini recently opened a newly minted private space and NYC flagship, the Lamborghini Lounge New York City.  The gallery style lounge boasting more than 500 square meters of floor space on two floors contains a variety of private rooms fo...

Italian-American activists held a rally Wednesday in Columbus Circle urging Mayor Bill de Blasio to restore Columbus Day to the school calendar. "Christopher Columbus is here, he's here to stay," attorney Arthur Idola said. "And on behalf of the lawyers, we are going to do everything that the legal system has to offer to make sure Columbus is not f...

The Italian artist Marco Brambilla—the mind behind projects like Marina Abramovic’s opera, Seven Deaths of Maria Callas, and the video installation The Four Temperaments featuring Cate Blanchett—has engulfed Hudson Yards with a captivating preview of his forthcoming work Heaven’s Gate (2021). Fragments of the work, a satirical and hallucinogenic cr...

The Italian American One Voice Coalition (“IAOVC”), America’s largest independent Italian American anti-bias organization, is joining with dozens of Italian American organizations at an Italian American Civil Rights press conference to denounce New York City Department of Education’s (“NYC DOE”) elimination of Columbus Day. The event is slated for...

In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY announces Luca Garello's play When Men Used to be Men (Quando gli uomini erano uomini) as the winner of the 2021 Mario Fratti Award. The In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY, previously postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, will return in spring 2022. "Not being able to celebrate Italian theater as we do eve...

The proverbial alarm was sounded on Sunday, May 2nd, when during Mass at Most Precious Blood church, it was announced that there would be a meeting held on Tuesday, May 4th, to discuss the future of the church and its parish. With the recent sale of the church’s rectory in 2019 and the instant rise of condominiums in its place, the parishioners fra...

Colliers has secured a long-term lease for Italian furniture designer Rimadesio at 102 Madison Avenue in New York City. A retail team led by executive managing director Tom Citron along with associate Robin Dinkin represented the landlord, A. Ruth & Sons, in the transaction.  Rimadesio’s new store will occupy 6,204 s/f at the building with its oper...

La direttrice del Kairos Italy Theater, Laura Caparrotti ha intervistato lo sceneggiatore Frank J. Avella e la storica Marcella Bencivenni. Accompagnati dalle letture teatrali degli attori: Giacomo Rocchini e Mario Merone “Political Theater in Italian American Theater” è l’evento organizzato da Kairos Italy Theatre e Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò de...