Like in Italy, where gelato shops are frequented by people of all ages—from toddlers to nonnas—the newly opened Caffè Panna in Manhattan’s Gramercy Park is visited by ice cream lovers from young to old. It’s a corner shop, so it’s airy and the daylight floods in. One side serves ice cream, while the other has a coffee bar that dishes out affogatos,...

Following the publication of his book "L’italiano è Meraviglioso. Come e perché dobbiamo salvare la nostra lingua", Claudio Marazzini, the President of the century-old institution Accademia della Crusca, gives a lecture about the importance of preserving and promoting the Italian language. Event in Italian. Claudio Marazzini, is the president of th...

The Chelsea Film Festival is an international film festival, enlightening the work of emerging filmmakers, producers and actors. It offers a wide range of films, such as documentaries and feature-lengths, focusing on the theme of "Global Issues". It empowers the work of risk-taking storytellers and remains committed to its mission to discover and d...

These days, everyone knows about Italian panini, simple sandwiches made with an oblong roll and a slab of porchetta or slice of pecorino and not much else. They are tasty in their elemental simplicity and would be unthinkable without that yeast-risen roll. But Italy also has another type of sandwich that doesn’t depend on yeast and is much older, p...

The Diocese of Brooklyn is adding a float featuring Mother Cabrini to the Columbus Day Parade — a jab at Mayor Bill de Blasio and first lady Chirlane McCray for snubbing the Italian American icon and saint in a recent statue competition. “We’re a little upset that Mother Cabrini wasn’t included for a statue dedication,” the Diocese’s Monsignor Jame...

Il 14 ottobre, in occasione del Columbus Day, sfilerà sulla Fifth Avenue a New York la riproduzione attraverso un gonfalone dell’Ultima Cena. A condurlo, alla presenza del console Genuardi, Massimiliano Finazzer Flory, regista e attore che, con le due versioni - lungometraggio e cortometraggio - del suo film co-prodotto con Rai Cinema "Essere Leona...

È cominciata oggi la missione negli Stati Uniti della Regione Friuli Venezia Giulia, che durerà 5 giorni, con tappe a Chicago e New York, per promuovere il comparto agroalimentare del Friuli Venezia Giulia. La delegazione regionale, guidata da l'assessore regionale al Turismo e Attività Produttive, Sergio Emidio Bini, sarà protagonista del viaggio...

Award-winning actress and playwright Isabella Ragonese will bring us on an emotional journey in between literature and theater featuring some of the greatest Italian authors like - Andrea Camilleri, Elsa Morante, Goffredo Parise, Nicola Ammaniti, Pier Vittorio Tondelli, and others.. “On a Solitary Beach” evokes the Italian coasts, the sea, the tran...

At Thursday’s opening of the Italian Academy’s new exhibition, photographs told the story of how an Italian entrepreneur bridged the gap between the Italian and American fashion markets. The exhibition, titled “Full of Enthusiasm: American Buyers Captured by Italian Fashion in the 1950s,” was curated by Barbara Faedda, the executive director of the...

The 75th annual Columbus Day parade, the largest celebration of Italian-American heritage and culture in the world, steps off in New York City on Monday, October 14, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. ABC7NY is proud to partner with the Columbus Citizens Foundation, and to present live coverage of the parade from Noon through 3:00 p.m..This year's event features o...