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Italian Contemporary Politics: A Handbook. Presented by Dr. Giuseppe Sorrentino. Tuesday, July 23rd @ 7:00 PM. The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere, 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301. Click here to register. Q & A, Refreshments and a light reception will follow. DONATION: $15 Member • $20 Non-Member In the 74 years of its Repub...

The Feast of Giglio was born in 1903 when immigrants from Nola, a town not far from Naples in Italy, arrived in Brooklyn, a neighbourhood of New York. Eager to celebrate their saint Paolino di Nola in a foreign land, they decided to pay him homage by dancing a Giglio and a boat in his honour in July. In the last 55 years a committee, together with...

For two days the parking lot across from Our Lady of Good Counsel Church in Inwood is transformed to a fun-filled space that includes games, food and rides to celebrate Santa Marina, the patron saint of the mountain-town Filandari, Italy, and serve as a fundraiser for the Santa Marina Society. The Santa Marina Feast is on Friday, July 12 and Saturd...

Era un grande promotore dell’Italia e dell’italianità a New York. Un public relation man che ha ottenuto risultati eccezionali sia negli Stati Uniti che in Italia. Dinamico, elegante e… fortunato. Era sopravvissuto a due attentati terroristici al World Trade Center: il primo nel febbraio del 1993, il secondo l’11 settembre, ma su questo ci tornerò....

Grace Rizzi-Gallipoli, 87, is the first woman ever to be named Patchogue's 2019 Italian-American of the Year. A dinner and reception in Rizzi-Gallipoli's honor is set for tonight at 6 p.m. at the Locale Gastro Bar and Pizzette on West Main Street in Patchogue. Tickets are $25 and are available both online and at the door. Rizzi-Gallipoli is the fir...

In the back room of an eclectic Central Avenue house, Theresa Viva opened her arms to take garbage bags full of kids' clothes. "Hi Theresa, more stuff!" the woman donating used items called out as she handed over a pink stool decorated with Disney princesses. "Maybe you can give to the lady who does fostering?" Everyone who visits A Second Chance T...

The Bronx’s famous Arthur Avenue continues to be a center of Italian-American New York. With its numerous restaurants, bakeries, and rich history, this small street near Fordham Universitycontinues to dazzle tourists and New Yorkers, alike and is sometimes referred to as the “Real Little Italy.” However, what even many New Yorkers may not know is t...

The 15th Annual Hamptons Happening, one of the Hamptons much-anticipated summer social events, will honor luminaries in the world of cuisine, business and fashion who are supporting the groundbreaking research of the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF). The event takes place on Saturday, July 13, at the estate of Kenneth and Maria Fish...

This year marks the 500th Anniversary of the death Leonardo da Vinci (1452–1519), one of the greatest—if not the greatest—artists of all time, and to honor the occasion, The Metropolitan Museum Of Art is bringing one of Leonardo's masterpieces to New York City. From July 15 through October 6, The Met will be exhibiting the artist’s St. Jerome Prayi...

You are cordially invited to “Rinascimento Femminile: A Women’s Renaissance,” the opening of an exhibition featuring the multimedia work of Italian American women artists affiliated with the National Organization of Italian American Women. Curated by New York-based Italian American painter Nancy Macina, the exhibition will open at The Plaxall Galle...

The lovers are soaring through gold. In Giambattista Tiepolo’s fresco “Perseus and Andromeda,” which was painted around 1730-31 and luxuriated across the ceiling of a Milanese palazzo, a winged horse spirits away the boyish Perseus, a heroic son of Jupiter with a mop of golden hair, who has just driven his lance into a ravenous sea monster. He has...

In attesa dell’ufficializzazione della mancata iscrizione del Palermo in serie B, e la conseguente ripartenza forzata dalla D con una proprietà senza debiti, circolano già i nomi pronti a rilevare il club. Tra questi, c’è anche Tony Di Piazza, imprenditore italoamericano originario di San Giuseppe Jato, interessato a riportare il Palermo dove merit...