di Natascia Lorusso   Oggi vi parlo di Simone Bertollini, avvocato di immigrazione a New York. Una storia interessante che evidenzia come l'Italia lascia scappare persone in gamba e meritevoli. Ma soprattutto come la caparbietà e la determinazione aiutano a raggiungere i propri obiettivi.   Simone, originario di Roma, dall'Italia si è...

by Erica Sherman   The Federation of Italian American Organizations (FIAO) of Brooklyn will honor its Italian heritage and celebrate their community during the 32nd Annual Columbus Day Parade, October 12. The parade will stretch along 18th Avenue-Cristoforo Colombo Boulevard from 61st Street to 84th Street.   Local bands, floats, anti...

As we continue to promote Mondomusica New York 2014 around the globe, we are planning a special presentation of the Mondomusica New York program in Chicago and Los Angeles. These events will ensure that we are attracting the largest number of violin makers, dealers, musicians, music teachers, students and instrument collectors from around the count...

by Dwight Casimere   New York's Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W. 18th Street in Manhattan, is the prestigious venue that will host the final stop of the Slow Wine US Tour, Monday, Feb. 3.   In addition to presenting more than 70 selected Italian wine producers who represent Slow Wine values, the all-day event will begin with a series of...

By Giovanni di Napoli With the Feast of Saint Joseph just a few days away (March 19th), what better way for the Italian American Museum to inaugurate their new event space than with a presentation about the Traditions of Saint Joseph's Day? Warmly welcomed by the museum's friendly staff, the venue quickly filled with an enthusiastic audience excit...

The Italian American (IA) Charity Golf Association recently presented WCA Hospital with a $50,000 check, proceeds from their 2013 golf tournament and other fundraising activities. This was the final installment of the IA's three-year, $150,000 pledge to enhance local cancer care at WCA Hospital through the purchase of a Fluoroscopic C-Arm.  ...

Reinforcing the ever-growing popularity of Italian food and winer in the United States, Italy will again dominate this year's Summer fancy Food Show.   In the Area ITALIA that extends over two floors of the Javits Center, the Italian Trade Commission will bring together an impressive range of exceptional products, all distinguished by their...

April 24-25, 2015 JOHN D. CALANDRA ITALIAN AMERICAN INSTITUTEQueens College, City University of New York25 West 43rd Street, 17th floor (between 5th and 6th Avenues), Manhattan   The Italian family has been a quintessential subject for scholarly research and creative work in Italy and among various diasporic communities, with matters relati...

Carmela, get out of my district. Bronx Councilman Jimmy Vacca Monday blasted an animal-rights group's ad campaign featuring actress Edie Falco — who played Carmela Soprano in "The Sopranos" — that intended to persuade him to vote to ban horse-drawn carriages.   The campaign by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals also features fashio...

by Michael Muskal   In addition to a three-city tour in the United States this year, Pope Francis will visit South America and Africa, it was reported on Monday. The pope said he will visit Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay as well as the Central African Republic and Uganda. Details on the trip were still pending.   In the United Sta...