Sold by the slice, pizza is emblematic of New York City. It’s an inexpensive antidote to hunger pangs that can be ordered quickly, and eaten quickly, even on the go. Think of Tony Manero, the John Travolta character in Saturday Night Fever, double-decking a pair of slices while strutting through Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. At a less bouncy pace, we recent...

On Sunday afternoon Pastavino’s dining room sprang to life. Its light-filled space and open kitchen at 44 Navy Pier Way has been quiet for about two weeks when its former iteration, a seafood-centric, two-year old Barca, suddenly closed its doors. Yet rather than shut permanently, the operation’s owners, Vic Rallo and Dave Pasternack, decided to re...

It’s a red sauce renaissance! A waterfront seafood brasserie has added a retro family-style Italian meal to its menu for this month. Sunday Suppers at Estuary, a restaurant at the base of Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier Five, feature a giant plate of pasta, just like Mama used to make, according to the chef. “I wanted it to feel like a kind of 1940s di...

Monday, 03/02/2020 - 6:30pm. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò - 24 W 12th St, New York, NY 10011. On the occasion of the publication of the paperback edition of "Personal Effects Essays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvo" (2019, Fordham University Press). Celebrating one of the most important Italian American female authors...

In occasione di un incontro tenutosi nell’ufficio del Generale dei Carabinieri Gino Micale, Addetto alla Difesa presso le Nazioni Unite, Alfonso Panico, ex Vice Console On. d’Italia e Consigliere dell’ Associazione Nazionale Carabinieri Sezione di New York, ha ricevuto dal Gen. Micale il nuovo calendario storico dell’Arma dei Carabinieri 2020. Il c...

Dine on fabulous Italian cuisine and be treated like family at La Vigna Italian Restaurant where Chef Giuseppe Vitale works his magic in the kitchen making everything from scratch, including pasta, bread desserts, and his famous mozzarella. His son Anthony welcomes his loyal guests and manages the front of the house with an expert team of well-dres...

The New York Conference of Italian American State Legislators, formed by state lawmakers who celebrate the state’s Italian American community, is now accepting applications for the group’s 2020 academic and athletic scholarships, state Senate Deputy Minority Leader Joseph Griffo announced Thursday. Current high school seniors and college students w...

Un incontro; una lettura; una chiacchierata; delle risate; delle importanti riflessioni. Questo è stato della serata alla Casa Italiana Zerilli – Marimò della New York University di Martedì sera, la prima delle tre serate, chiamate “Women in Comedy Theatre”, dedicate alla figura della donna nel panorama della commedia non solo teatrale. Ci si è add...

White Plains resident Alessandro Crocco opened Papi restaurant in late January on Bank Street in the city, where he moved to from Italy in 2011. “I fell in love with the city and what it had to offer,” Crocco recalled last week. “I chose the restaurant business because I like to be an ambassador of my own culture.” A ribbon cutting ceremony for the...

The strength of Nivola in New York: Figure in Field, running until March 15 at the Cooper Union, lies not in treasures borrowed from distant museums but in the focus on much unlikelier sites: in Brooklyn, Tottenville, Brighton Beach, Bedford-Stuyvesant, and in Jamaica, Queens. Of course, there are excellent, rarely seen models, paintings, and sketc...