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A century-old community tradition brought friends and family back together in Binghamton Friday night. St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Binghamton kicked off its three day celebration and bazaar. The Bazaar is for the Feast of the Assumption, which celebrates when Mary ascended into Heaven. Streets were filled with Italian food, drinks, music a...

Sam Ianotta laid down metal catwalks through part of his Oakwood garden, a gridwork that helps navigate the prolific tomato patch behind his house.  There is more to this extraordinary New York City garden and how it blossoms each year -- you will see that shortly -- but first get to know the gardener himself. Sam's owned his home since coming to S...

La Casa Italiana alla Columbia University è sempre stata un polo di riferimento culturale nel variegato panorama di New York. In occasione del 90° anniversario della sua fondazione, viene pubblicato il libro “From DA PONTE to the CASA ITALIANA”, un’opera di ricerca sulle origini e sui miti che circondano la storia dell’istituzione, scritto da Barba...

This is our main fund-raising event.  It is our hope that the profit from the raffle can go toward our society's budget for the feast and to help support Most Precious Blood Church.  This will help our Society keep the Feast of St. Rocco and our Italian-American Catholic Traditions going. Winner of the Raffle does not need to be present. We will ca...

More than 50,000 people are expected to flock to Watkins Glen this weekend for the village’s annual Italian American Festival at Clute Park. The event was founded 39 years ago to honor the Feast of the Assumption, which occurs each August. To celebrate, a procession of men carried the Virgin Mary on their shoulders through the streets of the villag...

Il nome di Gaetano Scardocchia impresso nel logo e nel bronzo di un ambìto Premio internazionale di Giornalismo riservato alla Stampa italiana all’estero, giunto alla quarta edizione: partecipare all’evento è davvero una bella sensazione per gli amanti del giornalismo qualificato, ricco di cultura e di fantasia, ma sempre ancorato alle regole del m...

 New York rende omaggio al Neorealismo italiano. Dal 6 settembre all’8 dicembre, la Grey Art Gallery, museo delle belle arti della New York University, con grandi spazi espositivi in Washington Square, ospita la mostra "NeoRealismo: The New Image in Italy, 1932-1960". Attraverso 180 scatti di 60 artisti italiani, la rassegna analizza, per la prima...

As the feast season is upon us, one must look at one of the oldest living feasts in New York City and the oldest in Manhattan, the upcoming feast of Saint Rocco. A preservationist’s dream, the feast of Saint Rocco maintains uninterrupted for 129 years due to the vigilance and devotion shown by the Saint Rocco Society of Potenza, which was establish...

The Church of Saint Rocco in Glen Cove has dubbed its annual five-day fundraiser “The Best Feast in the East” for a reason. Take one bite from any of the 20-plus homemade dishes served in the Pasta Pavilion and you’ll know why. Each dish is a stunner because it’s made with love from the recipes of the Nonnas. This army of 30 grandmas, ranging in ag...

When the Piccirilli Brothers arrived in New York from Italy in 1888, they brought with them a skill– artistry and passion for stone-carving unrivaled in the United States. At their studio at 467 East 142nd Street, in the Mott Haven Section of the Bronx, the brothers turned monumental slabs of marble into some of the nation’s recognizable icons, inc...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Saratoga Pavilion at Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. The charm and spirit of Italy will come trackside when Saratoga Race Course hosts Italian-American Day. The day-long celebration of Italian culture and heritage will feature traditional Italian music, dance, food, en...

In 2011 Clara Flebus received a NOIAW scholarship which enabled her to earn a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in International Business Regulation, Litigation, and Arbitration from NYU School of Law. “At NOIAW I found a network of professionally accomplished, socially minded, compassionate and truly amazing Italian-American women — NOIAW supported my...