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Seven ancient statues and pottery vessels are headed back to their homeland in Italy after authorities said they tracked down the stolen items in New York City. Dating back as far as the eighth century B.C., the artifacts were looted by Italian tomb raiders in the 1990s, then were smuggled out of the country and eventually turned up at two New York...

Four Somers High School seniors were awarded scholarships Tuesday, May 16, by Circolo da Vinci, a nonprofit Yorktown organization that promotes Italian-American heritage. The 35th annual scholarship dinner was held at Ceola Manor in Jefferson Valley. This year’s scholarship award recipients were: Alexa DelBene of Yorktown High School, Melissa Corci...

Martedì 6 giugno nuovo appuntamento in Consolato Generale a New York con il ciclo "Meet the New Italians". Dopo i precedenti incontri che hanno visto come protagonisti donne, scienziati, musicisti, artisti e architetti, il 6 giugno in Park Avenue protagonisti saranno i giovani impegnati nel mondo del cinema, cui è dedicata la 15esima edizione del p...

Famed Italian architect Massimiliano Locatelli is taking over Madison Avenue’s Barneys on Wednesday, marking the start of an ongoing collaboration between the retail giant and the architect who’s designed commercial properties for the likes of Valentino, Michael Kors, Zara and Missoni. Meanwhile, the Columbia University PhD is busy developing the n...

It might not seem like the best idea to open a New York destination with a dual personality. But that hasn’t hindered San Remo, Soho’s newest eatery. Starting at 8 a.m., the front café is buzzing with regulars picking up a cup of Lofted coffee and House of Waris Teas on the run, while the seats are filled with creative freelancers, tapping away at...

Brooklyn’s most meteoric restaurant success in the last decade was Roberta’s. Starting out as a modest pizzeria with a wood-burning oven in an obscure corner of Bushwick, it swelled into an empire. Who can fault other rustic Naples-style pizzerias for trying to duplicate that success? Since Roberta’s founding in 2008, copycats have appeared in gent...

Flames ripped through an Italian restaurant in Queens Wednesday evening after starting on the building’s roof, according to the FDNY. Photos show flames engulfing the structure that houses Biu Bella on Queens Boulevard in Forest Hills around 5 p.m. Witnesses saw a huge ball of black smoke balloon over the neighborhood. “All of a sudden, boom,” said...

Sabato 20 maggio al Consolato Generale d’Italia a New York si è svolta la seconda edizione dell’evento “Meet the Job Fair”, parte del ciclo di eventi chiamato “Meet the New Italians of New York”. In quella che viene chiamata la “Piazza Italia” del consolato è stato convocato un panel di figure note in vari campi del mercato newyorkese tra cui Gianc...

A one-hour video presentation featuring classic performances of duets from Italian opera including La Boheme, Otello, I Pagliacci, La Forza del Destino, La Traviata, Lucrezia Borgia, La Gioconda, Un Ballo in Maschera and I Puritani. Celebrated artists such as Jussi Bjorling, Renata Tebaldi, Mario del Monaco, Tito Gobbi, Richard Tucker, Robert Merri...

While Louis Vuitton set out for Kyoto and Christian Dior to Los Angeles, Pierpaolo Piccioli opted to present his 2018 Cruise collection for Valentino in New York City, marking the second time the Italian brand has descended upon the Big Apple to stage a pre-season show. As noted by Vogue, "On the runway, Piccioli picked up a sporty thread inspired...

Your fork will be doing pirouettes in this new plate of pasta. In honor of American Ballet Theatre's new season, which kicked off on May 15th at the Metropolitan Opera House, nearby restaurant Quality Italian has created a dish inspired by one dancer's favorite food: Pasta. Principal Isabella Boylston, who happens to be the youngest principal in th...

Sonia Manzano created generations of fans with her groundbreaking role as Maria on “Sesame Street,” which she retired from in 2015. The actress and writer probably added more to that total Friday night when she was honored with the Legacy for Children Award from the Children’s Discovery Museum. “There was no children’s museum when I was growing up...