He was born Giuseppe (Joseph) Palattella, but he would become "DON 1, M.A.F.IA." The Italian-American teen from Queens helped put the borough and the Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit (BMT) subway lines on the 1970s graffiti map. Decades later, a new book hopes to rediscover that legacy.   One of his fans, Louie, "KR.ONE," Gasparro, brings back to...

WTI Magazine #35    2014 June, 18Author : Enrico De Iulis      Translation by:   A very famous painting from the Italian Renaissance has just landed in New York, where it will be until July 20: it is the portrait of a woman celebrated as "The Turkish slave" by Francesco Mazzola, known as Parmigianino. Dated 1533, the painting is one of four femal...

ARZANO è un piccolo paese alle porte di Napoli. Ma, oggi, è una delle capitali internazionali del lusso, anche se molti non lo sanno. Da queste parti alberga l'eccellenza italiana ed è racchiusa in una parola che la rende unica: eleganza.   Senza dubbio la scuola sartoriale partenopea è apprezzata in tutto il mondo e Ciro Paone ne è stato pe...

The Italian Cultural Institute of New York presents: "A Personal Exploration of Pietrasanta as an International Arts Center". A talk with Ron Mehlman, Artist and Sculptor, and moderating Anna Mecugni, Lecturer at University of Pennsylvania, Bryn Mawr College. Monday, December 15 - 6PM, Italian Cultural Institute - 686 Park Avenu...

by New York Italians   Dear friends, New York Italians is proud to announce the creation of the New York Italians Business Networking Group. We are always thinking of events that will benefit our members. The purpose of this group is to provide an opportunity for our members who are entrepreneurs, business owners, professionals, sales peopl...

di Dom Serafini   Per il voto del rinnovo del Comitato degli Italiani all'Estero (Comites), delle 3.607 schede inviate ai cittadini italiani che ne hanno fatto richiesta nella circoscrizione consolare di New York-Connecticut-New Jersey (NY-CT-NJ), i votanti sono stati 2.304 e 300 le schede nulle. Dei 15 candidati, 12 sono stati eletti e i s...

by Michael M. Grynbaum   Mayor Bill de Blasio is Italy-bound for the second summer in a row. The mayor, who has traveled extensively across Europe and the United States during his 18 months in office, is set to fly to Rome next week to address an international gathering of mayors and environmental leaders at the Vatican.   The me...

The Staten Island Economic Development Corporation (SIEDC), Councilman Steven Matteo and the New Dorp Merchants Group (NDMG) will host their Annual Columbus Day Festival on Monday, October 12th from 1pm-4pm on New Dorp Lane. The free community event will feature live musical performances, rides for the children, a DJ, bocce tournament, rock wall an...

To acquaint American consumers with the beauty, the quality and the unparalleled style of "made in Italy" jewellery. This is Fiera di Vicenza's goal in starting a journey that will visit several States throughout 2013 to showcase the excellence of design and Italian manufacturing at the sector's most glamorous events.The international exhibition ca...

Al quartier generale presso il MetroTech Center il commissioner del FDNY Salvatore Cassano nel porgere il saluto alla delegazione guidata dal prefetto Francesco Paolo Tronca, capo del Dipartimento dei Vigili del Fuoco, ha voluto sottolineare che "tra i due corpi dei pompieri si è stretto da tempo un legame indissolubile".Il prefetto Tronca, accompa...