The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere on Staten Island continues its busy summer schedule this month with a Tuscan Farm-to-Table Dinner with Chef Dave on August 17, and Dining al Fresco with Michael Colameco on August 21. And catch some of the most-awarded Italian films at Casa Belvedere's 8 p.m. outdoor screenings starting with "The Fi...

A DVD Presentation by Anita Sanseverino, Joe Zarba & Lou Barrella   This DVD presentation will include festive music, photographs and live video from a variety of Carnevale celebrations in Italy. Come experience the 474th anniversary of where it all started in Tuscany, the fabulous masks and balls of Venice, the street festival in V...

The Italian Club of Staten Island will hold its Dinner Dance on Friday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. at the Staaten, West Brighton. The gala evening includes a cocktail hour, formal sit-down dinner, assorted desserts and dancing. Live musical entertainment will be provided by the club's own Michael Russo Orchestra.   Chairing the event is Anthony Manisc...

Un anziano italoamericano è stato brutalmente ucciso da un rapinatore al rientro da una festa per il suo compleanno e quello della moglie, anche lei ferita di coltellate. Marito e moglie sono rincasati a Staten Island domenica sera trovandosi di fronte un ladro che stava razziando la casa, è scaturita una collutazione e il ladro ha infierito sull'...

On September 12, 2015 Enzo Boscarino, an Italian-American musician entertained the audience of the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, historical site located in Rosebank at 420 Tompkins Avenue, Staten Island, with a visual concert around Italy called "Viva Italy". Mr. Enzo Boscarino, a native Italian, was born in Sortino in province of Siracusa. He graduate...

The Italian-American Women of Staten Island will stage their annual Women in History Luncheon on Sunday, March 2, at noon, at the Hilton Garden Inn, Bloomfield.   Vienna Profeta, the senior vice president of development at Eger Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, Egbertville, is the honoree.   Read more   Source: http:/...

More than 100 sports memorabilia photos, every one signed by the athlete, are part of a unique exhibit, a first on Staten Island, that chronicle the rich history of Italian Americans in the world of sports spanning the 20th Century.   There are household names, for sure, but many even the most diehard sports enthusiast might not recognize. T...

Ciao Napoli.  A Scrapbook of Wandering in NaplesAuthored by Antoinette Carone, Photographs by Jim Mauro Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 7:00 PM   When Antoinette Carone and her husband hatched a plan to relocate to Naples, Italy, they had no inkling that every trip to the market would be a sojourn dating back as far as 2500 years....

Elisa Martorana, fotoreporter bagherese, sta riscuotendo un grande successo oltreoceano presso la prestigiosa galleria d'arte Casa Belvedere di NY.   Martorana è arrivata alla Italian Cultural Fondation con il suo progetto fotografico Quelli di Bagheria dopo Baarìa, già patrocinato dal Mibac e dal Parlamento della Legalità, conquistando pubb...

Joseph J. LiBassi, the Founder of Victory State Bank, has been named Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere. It was announced Friday, February 20, 2015.   With deep connections to Grymes Hill, where Casa Belvedere is located, as well as a devoted commitment to the Staten Island community in ge...