"Tony n' Tina's Wedding" has been performed all over the world, from its start as an Off-Broadway show in the mid-1980s to a big screen 2004 movie starring Mila Kunis and Joey McIntyre as the titular characters. The immersive theatrical experience, which replicated an Italian-American wedding, is the brainchild of Poughkeepsie native Mark Nassar, w...

Fifty years ago this fall, the Milanese Restaurant opened its doors at 115 Main Street.  On Saturday, September 11, and Sunday, September 12, the Milanese family is holding an outdoor Italian Fest at the Poughkeepsie mainstay. Fifty years ago Santino and Rita Milanese took over a vacant building at 115 Main Street and began their journey of the Ame...

Christopher Columbus' head just barely peeks over a segment of black corrugated pipe. The eight-foot statue has served as a symbol of the City of Poughkeepsie's Italian Center since it was erected in 1992. But as of Friday, the Italian Center has covered the bronze monument. The change comes amid a renewed nationwide push protesting monuments erect...