These automobiles are wheely expensive. Grand Central’s Vanderbilt Hall has been transformed into a showroom for Italian automaker Pagani to display five of its luxury “hypercars” — collectively valued at over $25 million. Featured rides include the Zonda HP Barchetta, which costs an eye-popping $15 million and has more curves than Kim Kardashian a...

Sunday November 17, 3:00 pm. Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, 420 Tompkins Avenue, Staten Island, NY. Admission: Members: $5; Non-members: $10; open to the public. Contact: Stephanie Lundegard 718-442-1608 slundegard@garibaldimeuccimuseum.org Author Mike DeLucia grew up in the Throggs Neck/Pelham Bay section of the Bronx and spent his childhood playing bas...

Tuesday November 12 2019, from 19:00 to 21:00 EST. Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd, Elmhurst, New York 11373. Admission: free; open to the public, donations accepted. Event will be held on the 2nd Floor, wheelchair and handicap accessible. As part of the Italian American Speaker Series at Italian Charities of America we welcome our...

In celebration of Italy’s National Unity Day and Armed Forces Day, Col. Brian Sullivan, chief of staff of the 10th Mountain Division (LI), placed a wreath at the grave of World War II Italian soldier, Pvt. Rino Carlutti, Nov. 4 at the Prisoner of War Cemetery on Fort Drum, N.Y.Carlutti, a San Daniele del Friuli, Italy Native, died Oct. 17, 1944 fro...

The Institute hosts the presentation of the third volume of "L' Arte in Cucina 2019 - gli artisti incontrano gli chef" (Art in the Kitchen 2019 - Artists Meet the Chefs) by Editoriale Giorgio Mondadori. With the special participation of the Michelin-starred chef of Abruzzo origin William Zonfa, Magione Papale. The editorial series "Art in the Kitch...

Benito “Benny” De Rosa moved to Staten Island in the late 1970s and established Pastosa Ravioli in Eltingville, a thriving store that is part of his food legacy to the borough. The pasta-maker and shopkeep, known for his remarkable work ethic, love for America and dedication to his family, passed away on Saturday at 79. On Tuesday morning, customer...

The Brownsville lot where a Catholic church built by immigrants stood for a century is still vacant, two years after the historic house of worship was torn down. Weeds are growing on the rubble-and-trash-strewn site of Our Lady of Loreto at 126 Sackman St., which activists wanted to landmark and turn into a community cultural center. Catholic Chari...

The bond between American and Italian costumers has been a strong and long-lasting one that has contributed to some of the best-looking movies ever made, says acclaimed Italian costume designer Carlo Poggioli. “We are the country that has won the most Oscars, both for set design and costumes, after the Americans,” says Poggioli, head of Italy’s cos...

Thursday November 7, 7:00 pm. Westchester Italian Cultural Institute, One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY. Admission: Members $20; Non-Members $25. Contact: 914-771-8700 http://www.wiccny.org Come discover the Alpine paradise of northeast Italy, a land kissed by the southern Mediterranean sun and embraced by the breathtaking Dolomite Mountains. I...