Diretto da Tara Elliott e scritto da Ben Gassman, Botte di Ferro è una fresca storia d’amore, amicizia e sogni ambientata fra gli Stati Uniti e l’Italia. Lui e Lei, i protagonisti dell’opera, sono due giovani new yorkesi che si sono conosciuti da piccoli ad un campo estivo. Gli anni passano, i corpi cambiano e di conseguenza sbocciano nuovi sentime...

Its been 15 years since Rockford signed a Sister City agreement with Ferentino, Italy, but over 100 years of close ties have existed between the cities. This partnership celebrates the contributions of Italian Americans to Rockford and Ferentino’s importance in Rockford’s immigration history. Rockford’s Italian Sister City program began with DeCast...

The Friends of St. Liberata will honor Village of Patchogue Housing Inspector Joseph Brandi as the Italian-American of the Year at their annual Italian feast on Sept. 18. Brandi, 73, has been an active member of the Patchogue-Medford Community for decades, in particular with Patchogue-Medford Schools athletic programs, Patchogue Knights of Columbus...

With balloons in front of the store to celebrate, Pastosa of West Brighton reopened Wednesday morning. It had closed briefly after a fire in the early morning of July 10. Now, it’s business as usual on what is known as “Pasta Day” at the store, located at 764 Forest Avenue. On this day of the week the D’Antuono family includes several gluten-free p...

Chef Amira Gharib's earliest childhood pasta memory conjures up a penne dish with beef and béchamel sauce. Gharib, who was born in New Jersey and lived there until she was 12 years old, spent her high school years in Cairo, Egypt. While there, she heard the word "béchamel" for the first time when her auntie made her an all-white sauce that was an E...

The Feast of St. Rocco — a five-day celebration of Italian heritage and the patron saint of the sick — returns to Glen Cove this month. The "Best Feast In The East," as it's dubbed, is hosted by the Church of St. Rocco. It kicks off July 28 and includes carnival rides, live music and entertainment, raffle prizes, and a wide variety of food. Each ye...

On July 27th bring your friends and family to Cedarhurst's Andrew J. Parise Park for a Night of Italian Music. Beginning at 8:00 PM, The Tenors will fill the air with the sounds of Italian classics: That's Amore, Volare, Al Di La, Mala Femmena, Con Te Partiro and many more. Bring a blanket or chair, have a picnic in the park, or just enjoy singing...

You no longer need to leave Manhattan to get a taste of Rome. FENDI opened its New York City flagship, now relocated on the corner of 57th Street in Manhattan’s Fuller Building. Spanning over 6,900 square feet, Women’s and Men’s Ready-to-Wear Collections, accessories, and leather goods are presented across two levels featuring Kim Jones debut Fall/...

When Paige Lipari opened her bookstore Archestratus in Greenpoint in 2016, she did so with $40,000 of her own savings and loans from friends and family. (All of which have since been paid back.) At the time, she didn’t expect to run a shop that specializes in books and food, but Lipari’s laid-back approach to Italian-accented baking and cooking res...

For anyone who’s been away from Florence for, say, the last couple of years, beware that you may feel a little shaky when first walking into The Met’s new exhibit The Medici: Portraits and Politics, 1512-1570. Not full-blown Stendhal syndrome (dizzy spells, disorientation, etc.) but still you may realize that you’ve been missing something both gran...