At lunchtime, you’ll find Dora Marzovilla in her usual spot: perched behind a marble-topped table at I Trulli in NoMad, making pasta by hand on a traditional wooden board from Italy. “We tied [the boards] on top of our suitcases with rope when we came over,” the 82-year-old says, recalling her family’s trek from Puglia, in Southern Italy, to New Yo...

Amazing, local theater! Over the River and Through the Woods, written by Joe DiPietro with Jack & Donna Gestri, Jay & Irene Howard, Emily Staudt, Anthony Malchar Nick is a single, Italian-American guy from New Jersey. His parents retired and moved to Florida. That doesn’t mean his family isn’t still in Jersey. In fact, he sees both sets of his gran...

There’s a class of pop-up shops that have the tendency to look and feel a little thrown together. But The Rare Walk, Loro Piana’s well-conceived new store in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District, is in a league all its own. The space, which will be open for one month only, looks like the Italian brand’s latest campaign come to life—and that’s by design...

“Here at Patsy’s, there’s four generations of the Scognamillo family,” said Sal Scognamillo, the owner and chef of Patsy’s Italian Restaurant on 56th Street, right in the middle of New York City. Scognamillo’s got reason to be proud. This year is the restaurant's 75th anniversary and there is much to celebrate. Not the least of which is that one of...

Maria Lisella is the sixth Queens Poet Laureate and the first Italian American to be named so. Her Pushcart Prize-nominated work appears in Thieves in the Family (NYQ Books), Amore on Hope Street (Finishing Line Press) and Two Naked Feet (Poets Wear Prada). Her work has appeared in New Verse News, The New York Quarterly, Ovunque Siamo, Paterson Lit...

Bebo Ferra: acoustic and classical guitar; Paolino Dalla Porta: acoustic bass. Bebo Ferra and Paolino Dalla Porta have been collaborating together since 1995 in various groups and recording projects. The duo was born in 1997 following an invitation by the "Centro Meridionale di Cultura italiana" for a festival of acoustic duos and original music, i...

Siete a New York, nella baia di Manhattan, e state ammirando la Statua della Libertà. Come reagireste se qualcuno vi dicesse che l'opera, realizzata dallo scultore Auguste Bartholdi, è ispirata a una statua che si trova nella basilica di Santa Croce a Firenze? Per la precisione alla "Libertà della poesia" di Pio Fedi, il monumento funebre dedicato...

UA 964 has landed at Aeroporto Internazionale di Napoli! “Da oggi Napoli e NewYork saranno ancora più vicine! Questo nuovo collegamento diretto United renderà ancora più forti i legami tra la Campania e gli Stati Uniti, e faciliterà sia il turismo che le attività economiche”, ha detto la Console Generale Mary Ellen Countryman alla celebrazione per...

Domenica 2 giugno, in occasione della Festa della Repubblica, a New York presso Saint John's-in-the-Village Church (224 Waverly Pl, New York) si terrà la presentazione americana della seconda edizione del “Lunigiana International Music Festival” che si svolgerà a Fivizzano (MS) dal 18 al 28 luglio 2019. Durante la serata si esibiranno i docenti del...

To commemorate the centennial of the author’s birth, writers, performers, and scholars gather for a multilingual, full-length reading of his seminal memoir. “Many people—many nations—can find themselves believing, more or less consciously, that “every stranger is an enemy.””—Primo Levi, preface to "If This Is a Man'. In 1947, just three years after...