Last December we did a roundup of the best Italian-American restaurants located in Brooklyn — old-timers peddling the red-sauced cuisine that first arose when immigrant housewives adapted American ingredients to their Italian recipes over a century ago, highlighting things like spaghetti with meatballs, stuffed clams, baked pastas, eggplant rollati...

Pinned to Mary Paley's denim jacket is a prized possession: a medal representing a Sicilian-American society for "the Black Madonna," Maria del Tindari. The South End had several such societies, and a three-day street festival was held in the Madonna's honor every September for more than 30 years.   Paley was given the membership medal by Do...

June, 16 2015 - 6PM Italian Cultural Institute - 686 Park Avenue - New York - CLICK HERE TO RSVP The documentary "Cinema, Maestro!" leads you into a tour of memories highlighting many successful protagonists behind the cameras. The documentary makes you discover how in the last fifty years - from the Fontana Sister to Milena C...

by Allegra Hobbs   Bensonhurst revelers feasted and celebrated the neighborhood's Italian heritage at the 40th-annual 18th Avenue Feast, a cherished borough tradition that kicked off on Aug. 20 and will rage on through Aug. 30. The feast is a spin-off of a centuries-old Sicilian ritual honoring St. Rosalia, the patron saint of the town...

September 17/20 - Blauvelt Sons of Italy - 46 Van Wyck Rd, Blauvelt, New York 10913Annual Italian Feast and Carnival to Take Place September 17th – 20th: Four Day Festival offers something for every Member of the Family   The Rockland Lodge 2176 of the Sons of Italy will host the 6th Annual Italian Feast and Carnival this Sept...

Teresa Federico, Valentina Ruggeri e Vera Dragone: loro sono le Ladyvette. Tre perfette pin-up anni 50 che salgono sul palco con il nome del gruppo o, singolarmente prese, con gli pseudonimi di Sugar, Pepper e Cherry. Tre personaggi da scoprire.   Tre attrici dallo stile vintage, hanno appena concluso le riprese della fiction Il paradiso del...

Si e' tenuto Mercoledì 18 Novembre 2015, presso il ristorante italiano "Taormina" a Little Italy, il Quarto Evento Annuale dell'A.N.P.S. USA, che ha contemporaneamente festeggiato il quarto anno di vita dell'Associazione. Protagonista indiscusso dell'evento, nonché ospite d'onore, e' stato il famoso attore italiano di fama mondiale Franco Nero...

La Fondazione "Friends of the Italian Cultural Institute of New York" è una nuova organizzazione che promuove la ricchezza della cultura italiana. La Fondazione organizza eventi con lo scopo di sostenere e promuovere l'attività dell'Italian Cultural Institute of New York, che mette in luce vari aspetti della cultura e del patrimonio italiano e coll...

BERNINI: SCULPTING IN CLAY   February 3, 2013 to April 14, 2013   Gian Lorenzo Bernini, who lived between 1598 and 1680, was the greatest sculptor of the 17th century—the Michelangelo of his age. He did for sculpture what Caravaggio did for painting, invigorating it with an unprecedented sense of drama and naturalism that launched the...

Quality Italian recently opened just around the corner from parent restaurant Quality Meats, and like its predecessor, it's also inspired by old-world butcher shops in its design.   "I think the space is kind of really different than any other restaurant I've ever seen because they have these really cool pictures, but they're all backwards,"...