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The Columbus Heritage Coalition and The Columbus Citizens Foundation present "Meet The Candidates," an invitation-only series of evening appearances featuring Democratic and Republican candidates for Governor in the June 28 primary election. Special thanks to the Columbus Citizens Foundation, which is hosting these events at the Foundation Townhous...

Join us at Il Centro (8711 18th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY) on Saturday June 4th doors open at 6:30 pm. Please register all participants here. Our June Cultural Event welcomes Artist/Director Michele Petruzziello as he presents the screening of his docufilm: “Once Upon a Time in Brooklyno”. Click here to watch the Teaser. This documentary takes you on a...

The neighborhood South of Union Square is a true crossroads — where art, politics, industry, commerce, the New York elite, and the working class collided to create an eclectic culture and built environment that helped shift the center of the global art world to New York City. In addition to its namesake social realist art movement — the Fourteenth...

Columbus Citizens Foundation announced today that Tom Golisano, founder of Paychex and noted philanthropist, will serve as the 2022 Grand Marshal of the Columbus Day Parade on New York City’s Fifth Avenue. Golisano’s visionary business acumen led to the creation and success of Paychex, which streamlined payroll and human resources services to busin...

On Thursday, May 5th  the National Organization of Italian American Women’s Annual Luncheon was held at the Tribeca Rooftop + 360° in Manhattan. The theme this year was “Intermission is over, welcome to the next act”, which perfectly coined the inspiring and joyful celebration, following the cancellation of its usual in-person gathering due to the...

Join us on May 11th from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm on Zoom for a virtual discussion of Italian Faith & Culture: Crafting a Pathway Forward For Younger Generations. It is no secret that Italian-Americans are largely assimilated into American society. However, second and third generation Italian-Americans are now starting to realize that their religious and...

The Galbani Italian Heritage Festival is returning to Hertel Avenue this year. It's back for the first time in two years due to the pandemic. The three-day festival starts July 15 and will stretch from Delaware to Virgil avenues. This year, the festival will feature the fan-favorite grape stomping contest. And new this year, there will be genealogy...

The Belmont Business Improvement District (BID) will host a brief press ceremony on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 11:00 AM to celebrate the co-naming of East 189th Street at Belmont Avenue in honor of Phil Foglia, a public servant who tirelessly advocated for the Italian American community and who passed away too soon at 69 years due to complications...

For countless Italian Americans, many of the best-loved hallmarks of our distinct culture are intrinsically tied to Catholic tradition.  Even for those who have let their personal practice lapse, or for others who come from different religious backgrounds, recollections of a special feast day in the old neighborhood, or holiday traditions rooted in...

May 5 - June 8, 2022. Entrance: Free. Italian Cultural Institute in New York - 686 Park Avenue - New York, NY. Book now. The exhibition is dedicated to the stories of the rescue of 300 Jews in Assisi, and also promotes the city of Assisi thanks to a video dedicated to the beauties of the city and the Franciscan message. The Museum of Memory, concei...

In celebration of Endicott’s restaurant week, Little Italy Endicott hosted a special pop up restaurant Monday, May 2 at Celebrations on the Avenue. People from around the community gathered together for a three course meal featuring a variety of Italian food. Special performances were also held by Ralph Muro and acoustic guitar duo Nino Samiani and...

In the early 1850s, a cottage in Staten Island, NY, became the home of an inventor and a revolutionist. Both born on Italian soil, one lived in the house, the other was a guest. Collectively, their accomplishments ranged from creator to warrior. After working together for several years, each continued his own path to fulfill a dream. In 2002, the U...