Charlie Romo, the award winning contemporary crooner who was recently named “Best Musician on Staten Island” by the Staten Island Advance/SiLive.com, will perform live in concert Thursday, March 5 at Lorenzo’s Cabaret at the Hilton Garden Inn — during a gala event to benefit the Seamen’s Society for Children and Families. Romo said he’s thankful fo...

Millions of Italians emigrated to America during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and hundreds of them arrived toting a pizza recipe. In 1905, Gennaro Lombardi opened America’s first pizzeria on the corner of Spring and Mott Streets in New York, leading other pizzaioli to follow suit and set up shop in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens. In 1964...

Surrounded by brightly colored, glittering masks, Henry H. Wells art students stood before Deborah Velazquez's Italian class sharing the inspiration behind the Venetian Carnevale masks they had created. The presentation was a celebration of Italian culture and a collaboration between Velazquez's Italian students and art students taught by Irene Oth...

The Vito Marcantonio Forum (VMF) will reprise its multimedia event "Paul Robeson and Vito Marcantonio: Victims of McCarthyism," Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Mulberry Street Library. The event, which entails a screening of a Dec. 7 symposium convened by the VMF and held at Penn South, will feature a question and answer section afterward. The symposium i...

Patrizia’s Italian restaurant is proud to celebrate its First Anniversary in Maspeth, the newest location in the dynasty of Patrizia’s restaurants run by the Alaio Family. With 13 popular locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Staten Island, Long Island, and New Jersey, Patrizia’s restaurants buzz with the joy of family, friends, and gustatory de...

Peter Salvatore was always ready to throw a party at his elegant Shore Acres home, with its panoramic view of the Narrows and endless rooms filled with antiques and artwork collected by his wife, Gail. In winter, it was a lavish New Year’s Eve black-tie bash with a seven-course meal. In summer, it was a Fourth of July extravaganza with a patriotic...

Wednesday evening, HRH Princess Beatrice of Bourbon Two Sicilies was warmly welcomed by members of the Federazione delle Associazioni della Campania USA in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Escorted by the US Delegation of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St. George, Her Royal Highness visited the San Cono Society and Our Lady of the Snow Society c...

Amanda is a provocative change agent scaling disruptive models to challenge status quo thinking. She has been called a cultural translator, a catalyst for creativity, an innovative designer, a dynamic high-energy speaker, a rockstar facilitator, a maven network-builder, and a transformational coach. At her core, Amanda is intensely passionate and e...

Wednesday 03/04/2020 - 6:00pm. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò - 24 W 12th St, New York, NY 10011. PROPAGANDA. The Art of Political Indoctrination in Italy, 1902-1950. Works from the Fondazione Massimo and Sonia Cirulli. Curated by Nicola Lucchi, CUNY Queens College. Opening: March 4, 2020. 6:00pm Exhibition viewing. 6:30pm Panel Discussion featuring...

To mark the most romantic day of the year, Osteria Bocelli celebrated Valentine’s Day with a unique evening of dinner and dancing to the sounds of the Alex Leonard Trio, where swing and jazz music from the great American songbook reverberated from every corner of the room. Guests indulged in a divine four course dinner a la executive chef, Stefano...