The Santa Marina Society of Inwood’s Santa Marina Feast is back this summer for the first time in three years. The Feast, set for July 15 and 16, will feature amusement park rides, games, music, a live auction, food and more in Our Lady of Good Counsel Church’s parking lot on Wanser Avenue, Inwood. The society is a religious organization establishe...

Thousands of New Yorkers gathered in Williamsburg for a jam-packed Sunday at the 119th annual Giglio Feast. The events kicked off Wednesday, all in the name of tradition. The celebrations continued Sunday, as people walked the streets of Williamsburg carrying the more than two-ton Giglio statue on their backs for the big Giglio Tower Lift.  Towerin...

Matthew Goodrich and his team at local design studio Goodrich created 51 distinct schematic plans for New York restaurant Ci Siamo before he and Danny Meyer, founder and CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG), were fully content with the warm and engaging layout. Ci Siamo—which translates to “here we are” in Italian—is the newest addition to...

Harlem Bespoke: The Giglio Festival of East Harlem celebrates a beloved tradition within what used to be the largest Italian neighborhood in the states.  The weekend-long festival culminates with an afternoon fete over at Pleasant Avenue from East 114th to East 116th Street with a crowd of men lifting a massive religious tower that was constructed...

Summer is here, a time for gelato, especially when it’s Italian artisanal gelato. The creamy and silky frozen treat, Made in Italy, is taking over New York City and new gelaterie are popping up all around the city, multiplying by the dozen. But when we talk about Italian artisanal gelato there is no translating it into the American ice cream, it’s...

The famed Giglio Feast returned to Williamsburg on Wednesday. The feast, also known as the the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel after the eponymous neighborhood church, kicked off on July 6. Festivities will run through July 17 outside the storied house of worship. The Giglio Feast is centered around a the Giglio, a seven-story-tall, four-ton towe...

The Port Washington Buisness Improvement District (B.I.D.) is proud to award grant funding to newly opened business Brooklyn Pasta Lab, located at 162 Main St., Port Washington. While not yet open for walk-in customers, customers can place online orders for fresh pasta kits to be delivered to your home. The kits are designed to be an easy way to en...

A key piece of Carroll Gardens’ history is now preserved at the corner of Court Street and First Place, where a street sign commemorating late local leader Salvatore “Buddy” Scotto now hangs. Scotto, a longtime community activist, died on Sep. 11, 2020 at the age of 91. “He took on the mafia and lived to tell the tale, that’s a miracle,” said forme...

Restaurant brand Cipriani has debuted a large-format culinary experience near New York’s Lincoln Center. Housed within a Waterline Square structure designed by Richard Meier, Viñoly Architects, and Kohn Pedersen Fox, Harry’s Table by Cipriani invites visitors to explore a wide range of F&B options, including a café, gelato bar, and upscale retail v...

Glimpse a lost culture in the heart of the Mediterranean: tour this online exhibition of the 3,000-year-old giants sculpted by a towering civilization that remains little known today. Thousands of shattered limestone pieces came to light in 1974 in Mont'e Prama (western Sardinia) and have been reassembled into dozens of massive statues that reward...