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Joseph Sciame, Vice President for Community Relations and St. John's University alumnus, has received Knighthood in the Order of Pope St. Sylvester. This honor, one of the highest given by the Vatican, honors the contributions of lay people from Christian and non-Christian faiths for their contributions to the Church.   The award was present...

The 9-11 Solidarity Creche is now on display this holiday season at Casa Belvedere through January 7th. Il Presepio Della Solidarietà is a gift of friendship and solidarity from the Naples, Italy Chamber of Commerce to The New York City Fire Department in honor of the victims of 9/11 and the brave Firefighters, Police and EMS workers that made...

di Paolo Tartamella   Quattro giovani donne, quattro italoamericane, piccole imprenditrici alle prese con la quotidianeità del loro business. Quattro persone innamorate del loro lavoro. Martedì scorso la National Organization of Italian American Women (Noiaw) ha radunato attorno ad un tavolo Mickela Mallozzi, Joan Pelzer, Nikki Padilla...

Ultimo dibattito televisivo martedì sera in casa democratica prima delle elezioni primarie del prossimo 10 settembre per decidere chi sarà il candidato che nelle elezioni di novembre sfiderà il rivale repubblicano.Martedì sera è andato in onda su "NY1" lo "scontro" tra Christine Quinn, Anthony Weiner, Bill de Blasio, Bill Thompson e John Liu. Gli...

By Maurita Cardone   Colpo di scena nelle primarie democratiche per decidere il candidato a sindaco di New York. Bill Thompson, il secondo classificato secondo i risultati non ufficiali del voto del 10 settembre, ha dichiarato di aver deciso di ritirarsi dalla corsa e di appoggiare Bill de Blasio.   L'annuncio arriva prima della pubbl...

by Mark Lord   Little could good ol' Chris have known when he set out on that now-famous journey so many years ago that someday he'd have countries and cities, rivers and universities, at least one federal district and a national holiday named after him ... not to mention all the annual parades that commemorate his varied contributions to th...

by Giovanni di Napoli   This year, my friends and I celebrated the Feast Day of Saint Rocco in Astoria, Queens with the Orsogna Mutual Aid Society. Warmly welcomed, we were invited to partake in the festivities and share the day with them.   Nearly 200 people returned to the old neighborhood to honor their beloved patron. It was a rea...

Francesco Panella e la passione per New York, un'attrazione al limite dell'innamoramento. Con il fratello Simone gestisce l'Antica Pesa, un ristorante di Trastevere di grande tradizione a Roma, antico di oltre 90 anni. La sua curiosità lo ha spinto in America e ad aprire a Manhattan un gemello newyorchese del ristorante di famiglia, oggi meta cool...

Discussants: Edgar Peters Bowron and Eve Straussmann-PflanzerDate: Monday, January 26, 2015 - 5PM Venue: Italian Cultural Institute - 686 Park Avenue - New York, NY 10065 Organized by: IIC New York Twenty years after its first appearance in 1995, Francesca Baldassari presents a revised and updated edition of her acclaimed monograp...

They came. They worked. They built. From those who established Little Italy villages within our cities, to the fourth-generation upholders of ethnic neighborhoods, businesses, and traditions, the Italian immigrant legacy is a cultural imprint that continues to enrich the physical and social landscapes of our nation.   What pushed so many Ita...

For 78 years it happened on September 8. The streets of this Italian East Village neighborhood in New York City were strung with banners and lights and a replica of the black Madonna del Tindari was paraded through the neighborhood and brought to the window of a small chapel that couldn't hold more than a dozen people at a time.   Sicilian i...

Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò - 24 West 12th Street - New York, NY 10011. OCTOBER 29, 2015 - 06:00 PMA Short History of the Italian Renaissance (I.B. Tauris, 2015) by Virginia Cox (Chair of the Department of Italian Studies, NYU). The author in conversation with Stefano Albertini (NYU) and Christopher Celenza (John...