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Order Sons & Daughters of Italy in America John Michael Marino Foundation Inc., Port Washington announced its high school graduating Class of 2020 Scholarships, Awards, and Local Charities Awards recipients. Paul D. Schreiber High School graduates John Alexander, Benjamin Gallucci, and Grace Livio were recipients of scholarships. The Private John M...

Astrophysicist Sara Buson wants to explore "monsters of the universe" – blazars that eject particles with unimaginable energies. For this project she is receiving 1.5 million euros from the European Research Council. Cosmic rays prove it: the universe hosts astrophysically elusive "monsters" that continuously and efficiently accelerate elementary p...

If you frequented the Macayo’s restaurant on West Sahara and have grown curious about the Italian eatery that has taken its place, get ready for a wildly different experience. The 8,000-square-foot space is completely unrecognizable from its former life as a popular Mexican restaurant—still open and airy but much more refined. Done up in bright but...

You’ll always have bragging rights on Sofia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, and Federico Fellini, but check out what your Italian paesani have done to make you proud lately! Italy Has It All. 1) DARING DIRECTORSA lot of people assume that great Italian directors are a thing of the past, but think again! Paolo Sorrentino, Luca Guadagnino, and Matteo Ga...

It’s fitting that the Maserati getting a cameo in the latest James Bond film isn’t its new supercar, but a 1990s model careening off a big bump in the road. Aging product has dogged the luxury division of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, leading to a sales collapse and costly writedowns. But the title of the Bond film -- “No Time to Die” -- might as w...

Synthesis and simplicity for Cooking, the greatest refinement consists in synthesis and simplicity. This phrase by H. De Toulouse Lautrec represents the thought of the father of all Italian Chefs Gualtiero Marchesi then and of Michele Casadei Massari now, becase we have to watch back to the tradition, then forget it and aim to the new tradition of...

When the general public learns about the Italian immigration to the United States during the 1880s to the 1920s, they usually see it through the lens of those who settled in New York City on Mulberry Street. Unless of course they happen to live in a city with a Little Italy of their own. But even then, the stories of Italian immigrants in New York...

Pre-pandemic: a recently common term in our uncommon world which refers to things as they were in our global society before March 11th, 2020 when the Novel Coronavirus Disease was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. Prior to March of this year, about eight years prior, I began photo-documenting Italian neighborhoods all across Ame...

An Ulster County restaurant that temporarily closed due to COVID-19 came back with a bang, remodeling their store and adding a market of over 300 Italian products. Palizzata on 298 Wall St. in Kingston celebrated its reopening and expansion with a ribbon-cutting, attended by local officials and chamber of commerce members clad in protective masks,...

Joining fellow Italian prospect Leonardo Seminati in the Cincinnati Reds organization, Nicolò Pinazzi signed a minor-league contract to play professional baseball. Wearing an International Stars t-shirt while posing with Cincinnati Reds scout Sal Varriale, Nicolò Pinazzi was all smiles behind his mask knowing that he will begin his quest to become...

Il Centro Studi del Museo Regionale dell’Emigrazione “Pietro Conti” di Gualdo Tadino, pubblica periodicamente ricerche dedicate alla storia dell’emigrazione italiana all’estero nei volumi della collana “I Quaderni del Museo dell’Emigrazione”, a cura di Alberto Sorbini, direttore dell’Isuc e responsabile scientifico della stessa. È da poco uscito il...

Bartolino’s Italian restaurant is celebrating 33 years on Broadway in Astoria serving top notch, sophisticated Italian cuisine at affordable prices. This is the real deal where all dishes are made from scratch by an Italian chef and the service is extraordinary, even while you dine outside on the temporary patio. Owner Bobby Puccio is a pillar of A...