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The end of an era is approaching in East Utica. But it could be the beginning of a new era. The beloved Sons of Italy Lodge, an Italian social stronghold for nearly 60 years, is scheduled to close in a few weeks. For those who grew up in East Utica, Italian or not, the lodge and the Miss Italia Pageant spark warm memories. Board member R...

di Erika La Rosa   Avevamo parlato di Virginia Colombo, giovane critica d'arte di Busto Arsizio, qualche mese fa quando il suo progetto era stato premiato dal bando Progetto Professionalità "Ivano Becchi" ottenendo la possibilità di volare a New York e lavorare a fianco di Massimiliano Giorni al New Museum. L'abbiamo raggiunta nella Grande M...

May 7, 7 - 9.30 pm. Westchester Italian Cultural Center - One Generoso Pope Place , Tuckahoe , NY 10707 United States With the internationalization of the labor market, the number of young Italians abroad is growing exponentially. Above all, highly talented professionals, qualified persons, researchers and academics are leaving the count...

Italian Heritage and Cultural Festival. Sponsored by the Order Sons of Italy in America New York Commission for Social JusticeSaturday, June 27, 2015 - 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.Smithtown Historical Society Fairgrounds - 211 Middle Country Road (Route 25) - Smithtown, N.Y. 11787 Admission: $5. Children 12 and under free. Musical E...

The United Nations Association of New York gathered inside the J.W. Marriott Essex House on Thursday evening to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the U.N., and to award three individuals at the 2015 United Nations Day Humanitarian Awards Gala dinner. This year's event, themed "2015 and Beyond: Education and Equality for All," honored Marco Bizzarr...

Thursday, December 10th, 6:30 P.M. - Italian American Museum - 155 Mulberry Street - (Corner of Grand and Mulberry Streets) - New York, NY 10013 - RSVP Code: Sicily1210. For reservations, please call the Italian American Museum at 212.965.9000 or Email: ItalianAmericanMuseum@gmail.com Book Presentation...

Mike Piazza, twelve-time MLB All Star and recent electee into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, as well as an outspoken Catholic and proud Italian American, gave a moving speech this past Thursday at The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Gala. The recipient of NIAF's Special Achievement Award in Sports, Piazza, in a speech The Italian A...

Fresh off my stint as a food judge at the Taste of Buffalo, my husband and I spent Thursday afternoon sampling the best food the Galbani Italian Heritage Festival has to offer.   My husband, a tough critic, was wowed by the cartocci from Gino's Italian Bakery. It was like a cronut with cannoli filling. We both loved the margherita pizza from...

Tony Ricotta is definitely what you'd call an Italian Festival regular. On Friday, he could be seen serving up Italian sausage, a job he's been doing for Scipione Catering for several years. When it comes to the annual tradition of celebrating all things Italian on Pine Avenue, Ricotta says that while the food is great, it's the people he...

Council Member Paul Vallone hosted the Annual Celebration of Italian Heritage event at City Hall on October 5th, with City Council Speaker Melissa Mark- Viverito and Council Member Vincent Gentile. Hundreds of guests filled the Council Chambers and were treated to performances by the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts Concert Choir and the incredible...

On Tuesday night, July 16th, we had the privilege of attending the Mass and Procession in celebration of Our Lady of Mount Carmel at Saint Adelbert's Church in Staten Island. After a wonderful service by Father Eugene J. Carrella, with fantastic choral music, a Candlelight Procession with a brass band accompanied the statue of the Blessed Mother th...

La rivista internazionale GRADIVA, insieme con l'Associazione IPA (Italian Poetry in America), bandisce la seconda edizione del Premio di Poesia Gradiva - New York. Al Premio si concorre con un libro di poesia in lingua italiana (sono escluse opere in dialetto) pubblicato fra il primo gennaio 2012 e il 30 dicembre 2013.   Non saranno presi i...