After sold-out lectures at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, the MFA in Boston and the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth TX, join Rocky for an in-depth analysis of the great Italian Renaissance art treasures in the Metropolitan Museum of Art Fifth Avenue in New York City. We shall examine works dating from the 14th through the 17th cent...

Wednesday, March 11, 2020. From 6:00 pm To 7:30 pm. Italian Cultural Institute of New York - 686 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065. Entrance: Free. Book Now! "Sustainable Investments: can you do well by "doing good'?" is the second event of the series “Sustainability & Italian Innovation” and journalist Maria Teresa Cometto presents a conversation wi...

Changing the world one meal at a time. This is the motto at Osteria 57, a restaurant that wants to raise awareness about eating in a sustainable way without making too much sacrifice. Located in the heart of the West Village, Osteria 57 opened its doors thanks to a passionate and hardworking Italian entrepreneur, Emanuele Nigro. He wanted to offer...

Notre Dame Academy alumna Analise Scarpaci is no stranger to the bright lights of Broadway. The 20-year-old made her Broadway debut in “A Christmas Story: The Musical" in 2009 and followed it with a Broadway and national tour performance in “Matilda The Musical." Now, the Bulls Head native is preparing to hit the stage of the Stephen Sondheim Theat...

Il 2020 sarà l’anno del volo diretto giornaliero Palermo-New York, operato da United Airlines. United, quarta compagnia al mondo, sarà operativa all’aeroporto di Palermo da 20 maggio, con aerei 767-300. Il capoluogo siciliano sarà la quinta città italiana a port usufruire di un volo no-stop con gli Stati Uniti. I voli atterreranno all’aeroporto di ...

In 1880 Count Giuseppe Telfener and several European, New York and Texas financiers developed a grand plan to link New York and Mexico by rail. The New York, Texas and Mexican Railroad Company was chartered in Paris in October 1880, and construction began about a year later. Count Telfener was no amateur in the field; he had just completed a 350-mi...

Friday 3/13/20. 6:30PM-8:00PM. $100/person. Eataly NYC Flatiron, 200 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10010. Lecture & Dinner: “Brunelleschi and the Dome of Florence Cathedral”. The Dome of Florence Cathedral, which was designed and constructed by Filippo Brunelleschi between 1420 and 1436, spans an octagonal space of 143ft. 6in., and is still the larges...

Tuesday March 10th • 7:00 pm. The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere - 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301. Register Today!! Presented by: Lou Barrella. DONATION: $15 Member • $20 Non-Member. Although St. Joseph’s Day is celebrated as a sacred and secular holiday (“Father’s Day”) throughout Italy, it has special significance in Sic...

Charlie Romo, the award winning contemporary crooner who was recently named “Best Musician on Staten Island” by the Staten Island Advance/SiLive.com, will perform live in concert Thursday, March 5 at Lorenzo’s Cabaret at the Hilton Garden Inn — during a gala event to benefit the Seamen’s Society for Children and Families. Romo said he’s thankful fo...

Millions of Italians emigrated to America during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and hundreds of them arrived toting a pizza recipe. In 1905, Gennaro Lombardi opened America’s first pizzeria on the corner of Spring and Mott Streets in New York, leading other pizzaioli to follow suit and set up shop in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens. In 1964...