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Former district attorney and county commissioner Michael Marino made a return visit to the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners Thursday with a request: Restore the Columbus Day holiday in Montgomery County. The well-known county lawyer was joined by more than 25 other area residents donning “restore Columbus Day” name tags in solidarity. Marin...

On Monday, October 10, the 78th Annual Columbus Day Parade will be held in New York City. The Parade celebrates Italian American heritage, culture and achievements and is the largest celebration of Italian heritage in the world. Grand Marshal Tom Golisano will lead the Parade up Fifth Avenue from 47th to 72nd Streets from 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM. 2022...

More than 700 noted Italian buildings and historic sites open their doors to the public for free on the weekend of 15-16 October as part of the Giornate FAI d'Autunno. The annual autumn open days initiative organised by Fondo Ambiente Italiano (FAI) will allow entry into palaces, villas, castles, churches, abbeys, parks, gardens, towers, theatres a...

The annual Columbus Day Parade in Howard Beach at one time drew thousands. Throughout the pandemic, however, the festivities were on a hiatus until last year, when a last-minute celebration ended up drawing an unexpected 200 people. So this year, the Howard Beach Columbus Day Foundation teamed up with Councilwoman Joann Ariola (R-Ozone Park) to do...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is pleased to announce it is donating $250,000 to the Società Habilis Cooperativa Sociale to assist in rebuilding a community center devastated by the 2016 earthquake. The Società Habilis Cooperativa Sociale is scheduled to be completed by August 2023."We are proud to support a project that will benef...

For the 15th year, Ulster County can experience the delicious taste of Italian culture at the Ulster Italian Festival on Sunday, October 9 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. in Kingston. Presented by the City of Kingston and the Ulster County Italian American Foundation, this annual Festival brings food vendors, street performers, live music and Italian cultur...

What better time to celebrate the Italian culture than during Italian Heritage Month in October. According to U.S. Census statistics, nearly 20 percent of the New Jersey population have some Italian origin with an even larger percentage in rural areas in South Jersey like Hammonton and Vineland. Although the annual Italian festivals in Camden Count...

A popular long-time Italian restaurateur is opening a new restaurant in Plano in a location he knows very well. The new restaurant is Mangia Bistro, and it's from Artur Pira, owner of the exceptional Aboca's Italian Grill in Richardson. Mangia will open at 508 14th St., right off US-75, in a space that was previously home to Paesano's Ristorante, w...

The Nutley-Belleville Columbus Day & Italian Heritage Month Parade Committee honored James A. Corino, Ed. D. on September 21st by presenting him with the Belleville Man of the Year award at the annual Honoree Dinner at Nanina’s in the Park in Belleville. For forty years, the Heritage Committee has been committed to preserving and celebrating Italia...

In Rome they're called pastarelle, technically they are mignon pasties, but in any case we are talking about the Sunday dessert par excellence, a tray full of small delights to share with friends and relatives at the end of the meal. With a vintage look and taste, traditional desserts in Italy are varied, from fragrant biscuits to enjoy with a fin...

A new restaurant opening Wednesday on the Upper West Side serves a brownstone dinner party vibe alongside classic Italian cuisine. Osteria Accademia will welcome customers for the first time at 646 Amsterdam Ave., between 91st and 92nd streets, in the former home of shuttered Italian eatery Scarlatto. The eatery is run by restaurateur Huseyin Ozer,...

When: Tue, 10/18/2022 at 6:30pm - Where: Casa Italiana Zerilli - Marimò - What: A lecture by Massimo Di Gioacchino, Tiro a Segno Visiting Professor in Italian American Studies at NYU For the millions of Italian immigrants who arrived in the United States between the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the religious life of the American m...