By Melissa Kravitz   While Brooklyn used to be known for its manufacturing, the industrial side of Brooklyn has been noticeably shrinking through the past decade. Blocks away from the Canarsie L, the last stop on the line, stand the Victoria Fine Foods factory.   Started as a family company in 1929, 86 years later Victoria still...

By Mike Billoni   I was a 22-year-old rookie sportswriter at the Buffalo Courier-Express in August of 1977 when at precisely 7 p.m. my idol, legendary columnist Phil Ranallo, walked into the sports department. A Lucky Strike cigarette dangling from his lips, Ranallo presented his column to copy editor Joe Alli.   As I sat at my d...

By Rob Patronite and Robin Raisfeld   When a restaurant closed next door to the Upper West Side outpost of theMermaid Inn, the fish shack's owners Danny Abrams and Cindy Smith took the opportunity to relocate and double their capacity. Their plan for the newly vacated original space, says Smith, is "to bring a Brooklyn sensibility to Manhatt...

L'Agenzia ICE, in collaborazione con l'Associazione Italiana Editori, organizza la partecipazione ufficiale italiana al "BookExpo America", la più importante manifestazione internazionale del settore editoriale per il mercato dei diritti negli Stati Uniti. All'edizione 2012, cui erano presenti oltre 1300 editori provenienti da 26 Paesi di tutto il...

The Columbus Citizens Foundation has invited the National Organization of Italian American Women (NOIAW), Staten Island Network, to present its program on the history of Carnevale at a Feb. 21 networking cocktail party for foundation members and members of NOIAW in the foundation's Manhattan townhouse at 8 East 69th St.The non-profit Columbus Citiz...

New York City is home to many dope mural pieces. The Little Italy Street Art Project is bringing more great pieces to the masses. The project brings a diverse group of street artists to help build the visuals for Manhattan's mural district near Mulberry Street. The project's most recent addition is the work of Brooklyn-based artist Tristan Eaton....

The Guardians: Hero and Superhero, by acclaimed Italian architect and designer Antonio Pio Saracino, are new public sculptures that represent two legendary civic heroes. The pair of 13-foot-high statues, one in marble and the other in mirror polished stainless steel, will be positioned at the north and south ends of the public plaza at 1095 Avenue...

The Morgan Library & Museum's collection of Italian old master drawings is one of the most significant in this country and functions as a cornerstone of the institution's holdings in graphic art.   The nucleus of the Morgan's Italian drawings—presently numbering at nearly three thousand sheets including sketchbook and album pages—origina...

Inizia il 20 maggio, la visita ufficiale della Presidente della Camera Laura Boldrini negli Stati Uniti. Come sempre in occasione dei suoi viaggi all'estero, agli incontri istituzionali si affiancheranno quelli con la società civile e le visite a luoghi di particolare rilevanza economica, scientifica e culturale.   Prima tappa della visita s...

Offering decades of Italian history and culture, Little Italy in recent years is attracting young residents and families. New Yorkers and tourists alike flock to the nabe for its delicious cannoli and the annual Feast of San Gennaro festival in September, but its residents enjoy its year-round culture and accessibility.Little Italy is surrounded b...