Cue the “Coming Home” music! Setauket native and college free agent Bobby Trivigno has signed a contract with the New York Rangers. Trivigno, who recently completed his senior season at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, was one of college hockey’s top free agents. The 23-year-old forward was among 10 finalists for the Hobey Baker award, give...

Tony May, the king of Italian cuisine in New York, the acclaimed restaurateur, ambassador of Italian cuisine in the United States, patron of six Italian-American restaurants that have made culinary history in New York, destinations of the international jet-set, has died at the age of 84. Born as Antonio Magliuolo 84 years ago in Torre del Greco (Na...

In partnership with the Battery City Park Authority (BPCA), Teatro Grattacielo presents a full production of Riccardo Zandonai's Giulietta e Romeo with libretto by Arturo Rossato. The Opera is based on Luigi da Porto's original publication: Storia di Giulietta e Romeo con loro pietosa morte avvenuta in Verona. This is the first written version of R...

Cayuga Centers announces its partnership with the American Italian Cancer Foundation to provide mammograms to women in the community on April 20th, 2022 from 9am to 4:30pm EST. Eligible women will be able to register for appointments by sending an email to cayugacares@cayugacenters.org and receive a mammogram privately on the medically certified co...

When: Friday, April 08, 2022 From 6:00 pm To 7:00 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute in New York - What: Book presentation: "The Best Weapon for Peace: Maria Montessori, Education, and Children’s Rights" By Dr. Erica Moretti (Fashion Institute of Technology), The author in conversation with Dr. Silvia Carlorosi (Bronx Community College of the C...

Russo's New York Pizzeria and Italian Kitchen, helmed by CEO and Founder Anthony Russo, might just be coming to a town near you soon. With franchising ramping up, it has become an international brand, with four units in Dubai and four stores in Saudi Arabia. Russo will be exhibiting at a franchise show in London in April in the hopes of franchising...

Manhattan's Little Italy is all about nostalgia, and one new red sauce joint is giving us a major throwback.  Opening on Thursday, March 31, Manero's on Mulberry is a full-service restaurant by the owners of nearby Manero's Pizza, which is known for its hybrid Neapolitan and NYC-style pizzas served by the slice. The new Italian restaurant is envisi...

“This wasn’t just the old man who limped everywhere. The more I learned about my grandfather, the more I felt distant from him,” said Mark Pedri. In his expedition-based documentary “Dear Sirs,” director Mark Pedri and his wife, producer Carrie McCarthy, embarked on a journey to discover his Italian American grandfather Silvio Pedri’s past as a sol...

In the late 1800s, many Italians immigrated here and established the neighborhood now known as Little Italy. For decades, all the restaurants there were run by men, but that eventually changed. This Women's History Month, CBS2's Lisa Rozner introduces us to some of the first women to go against the grain. Adele Gallo warmly welcomes customers to he...

On Tuesday, April 12, join us at the Townhouse for A Reconsideration of Italian / American Cinema with CCF Member, Dr. Anthony Tamburri. A 6 PM cocktail reception will precede Dr. Tamburri's engaging overview of Italian American filmmaking. The event is $35 and includes a copy of Tamburri's book, Signing Italian/American Cinema: A More Focused Look...