On November 15th, at 6:30 P.M., the Italian Cultural Institute of New York, in collaboration with the Generoso Pope Foundation and the Westchester Italian Cultural Center will host a panel discussiontitled “Conviviality, sustainability and innovation: the ingredients of Italian cuisine for people's health and the protection of the planet”. Welcomin...

A world-famous Italian spot just opened a location in Greenwich Village. All’Antico Vinaio opened last week at 225 Sullivan St., near West Third Street, which is the eatery's second location in Manhattan. All’Antico Vinaio opened in Florence in 1991, where its three locations became popular tourist attractions for what Savaeur magazine called "the...

On Oct. 4, the Westchester County Board of Legislators held their annual Italian-American Heritage Month celebration by recognizing Anthony Amiano of Valhalla and Judy Delvecchio Fix of Eastchester for their strong community leadership. Board Chair Catherine Borgia (D – Briarcliff Manor, Cortlandt, Croton, Ossining, Peekskill) welcomed virtual and...

Louis Lanza's name is practically synonymouswith Peekskill restaurants. The longtime restaurateur behind the Hudson Hospitality Group owns Fin & Brew, River Outpost (part of the Factoria complex), Taco Dive Bar and Bajarito, and has his hand in everything from the Paramount Theater and Arts10566, to the Boys and Girls Club and the Railroad Avenue M...

The 95th annual Columbus Day Parade in Yonkers reconvened Sunday after a two-year absence due to the pandemic. The parade took place on Midland Avenue, where there was a plethora of people having a good time and enjoying the great parade. "There's a lot of spirit here. A lot of happiness and it's a celebration. What better than a celebration of Ita...

My alarm goes off at 1:30 a.m. — it’s barbaric, I know,” says Lisa LaRocca, longtime reporter for News12 Westchester. While she admits to the occasional tap of the snooze button, LaRocca is up long before dawn almost every day, preparing to go wherever news is being made in our area. On air at 5 a.m. sharp, she has to move fast during those early m...

Described by the owners as offering Italian cuisine with a modern flair, Lago Ristorante in Harrison has become known for its homemade pasta, daily specials, tableside meal preparations, pizzas, and panuozzi, a panini-like sandwiches made with charred pizza dough. The restaurant is also known for its meatballs that can be eaten any number of ways i...

A Westchester County Italian restaurant has become a go-to for some residents thanks to its selection of homemade pasta dishes and cocktails. TVB by: Pax Romana is located at 171 East Post Road in White Plains. The restaurant's menu includes pasta dishes such as spaghetti alla carbonara, penne alla vodka and ravioli. Guests can also choose from ent...

To commemorate Italian-American Heritage and Culture Month, which is celebrated to honor the achievements and contributions of Italian immigrants and their descendants living in the United States, a flag raising ceremony will be held on Tuesday, October 5 at 3:15 p.m. at Kensico Dam Plaza. The heritage month is in October to coincide with Columbus...

After being cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic, the longest running Italian feast in the Hudson Valley is returning to Verplanck next week for five days of fun and food. The 99th Annual Our Lady of Mount Carmel Italian Feast will take place from Wednesday, July 14 through Sunday, July 18 on Eighth Street and Highland Avenue where the smell of sa...