Wednesday, July 20, 2022. From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm. Organized by IIC-NY in collaboration with Marco Bertoli Art Consulting. Entrance Free. Book NOW. Italian Light: Skies and Waters. Exhibition. Opening July, 20 at 6PM. On view from July, 21 to September 14, 2022. Monday through Friday 10:00AM to 4:00PM. Italian Cultural Institute in New York - 686 P...

A family-run Italian restaurant will open Tuesday in the West Village. Managed by sibling business partners Aida and Fernando Scarpati, the restaurant will offer a wholesome approach to Italian food at 15 Seventh Ave. South, between Carmine and Leroy Streets. The restaurant will have a 35-seat dining room with exposed brick walls, granite tables, a...

Long-distance runner Robert Napolitano, who starred at Red Bank Catholic High in New Jersey was victorious in the Italy Run by Ferrero, a 4 mile course in Central Park, New York this past weekend. Napolitano, an All-American at Columbia College, finished first out of a field of 5295 competitors. His winning time was a formidable 19minutes 38 second...

These days, everyone’s got pasta on the menu. I understand: It’s cheap to make, and it’s easy for a restaurant staff to move some noodles. But it’s also easy to roll your eyes when you see cacio e pepe yet again on a menu where it simply does not fit. New York’s surplus of spaghetti also makes it difficult for real Italian restaurants to stand out,...

The former Van Dyck and Mad Jack Brewing will be changing hands, names and menus. The owners of Stella Pasta Bar & Bistro, which lost its lease in Burnt Hills earlier this year, are preparing to close on their purchase of the landmark in Schenectady’s Stockade neighborhood. The dining side of the business will bear the Stella name while the brewing...

In Syracuse, the Columbus monument still stands, inside Columbus circle there; yet Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh is moving on with his appeal after a stunning legal defeat, back in March, when Supreme Court Justice Gerard Neri blocked Walsh’s order to remove the navigator’s statue. The lawsuit to save the statue was raised by the Columbus Monument Corpo...

We are disappointed to report that the famous Little Italy neighborhood wall mural located at the corner of Lyell Avenue and State St on the Flat Iron Building in downtown Rochester, NY, has been vandalized. The vandalism appears to have occurred on Friday July 15th in the early morning or overnight hours. The initials "LL J" were painted on it wit...

The St. Rocco’s Festival was held once again at Fireman’s Field in Oyster Bay last weekend, following a two-year hiatus necessitated to the coronavirus. This marks the return of a tradition that dates back over 100 years, and one whose history has rarely been told. St. Rocco’s has been organized and operated for most of those years by the Oyster Ba...

On Saturday morning in Central Park you will breathe a bit of Italy, with the third edition of the 'Italy Run', the 4-mile (6.5 km) marathon organized by the Consulate General of Italy with the contribution of the New York Road Runners (NYRR) and Ferrero North America. With 6 thousand participants who registered in just three weeks, the race is "so...

La Masseria Group was formed by childhood friends and natives of Capri, Giuseppe (Peppe) Iuele (formerly of La Locanda dei Vini) and Vincenzo (Enzo) Ruggiero (formerly of Bice NY), and Executive Chef Giuseppe (Pino) Coladonato and native of Rutigliano, a small town near Bari in Puglia, who met his future partners while working as the Head Chef at S...