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Situated on Howard Avenue, across from Notre Dame Academy, with a compelling view of the Lower Bay, New York Harbor, Manhattan, and the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge is the beautiful Casa Belvedere. The 1908 mansion was the home of the Roebling-Stirn family and was designated a New York City Landmark Building in 2001. It is listed on the New York State...

Rosina, the family owned manufacturer of frozen Italian specialty foods is expanding, and recently broke ground on a new facility in West Seneca. This means new job opportunities for about 40 positions, and at Rosina employees get a chance to grow within the company. Like Beth Williams, who started as a temporary associate in packaging. She's now a...

From the small streets of Trastevere to the immense avenues of New York, Federico Guarascio, 34, left Rome in 2016 to follow his dream of becoming a film producer. At first, he thought he would return to Italy after a month, instead he chose to make the United States his new home. Here, he is making his way in the world of cinema. He recently produ...

The New York office of the Italian Trade Agency (ITA) is seeking a full-time Food and Wine Junior Market Analyst. The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications: A degree in Economics, Business Administration, Marketing and/or Communication; Experience in the food and wine trade industry in the Italian and US markets; Understanding of...

Just like any good coach, Ron Nathanson was looking out for Armando Guarnera Jr.'s best interest right about the time the former soccer star graduated from Tottenville HS in June of 2015. Guarnera had options after graduating: Go to college where he would continue his soccer career or follow a dream and attempt to turn pro in Italy. "He had a tough...

February 4, 2020, 6pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor. New York, N.Y. 10036. Future: il domani narrato dalle voci di oggi. Edited by Igiaba Scego. Eleven African/Italian authors speak of the future, of generations, and of roots. Future: il domani narrato da voci di oggi (2019, Effequ) is an anthology in...

Who doesn't like getting up dressed up and going to a fun-filled wedding Italian wedding! Now you can go and help out a great cause. Totally Buffalo is putting on a version of Tony 'N Tina's wedding at Pearl Street and all the proceeds will be used for their Hope For The Holidays non-profit. According to their post, you will be in for one wild nigh...

When it comes to Italian desserts, it doesn’t get more iconic than tiramisù. Sure, arguments can be made for the importance of cannoli and bomboloni, budino and torta di mele, but—at least in Italian restaurants in the U.S.—no sweet is more popular than the cocoa-dusted “pick-me-up.” (Except maybe gelato—but that’s really more a staple than a desse...

Winning a Pulitzer Prize is a fantasy that most writers dream about especially in the early years of their writing careers. Then there's Jhumpa Lahiri who did just that, winning the Pulitzer for fiction in 2000 at the age of 32 with her first short story collection, "Interpreter of Maladies." She went on to write two bestselling novels, "The Namesa...

Order Sons of Italy Grand Lodge Foundation Inc. made their first installment of $20,000 on their $100,000 grant to the Italian American Museum for their new permanent exhibition, 'The Italian American Experience' which is scheduled to open in 2021 and will highlight the role of OSIA in the community. Left to right: Philip Foglia, Esq., Executive Vi...

Wednesday, January 29 at 7:00pm. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 1 Generoso Pope Pl, Tuckahoe, NY 10707. Hailed by The New York Times as "an artist of the highest caliber,” Italian born pianist Cristiana Pegoraro has performed on the world’s most prestigious stages in Europe, United States, South America, Asia and Australia. She has appeared i...

Restaurant Week returns for its 28th edition—offering the opportunity to dine in some of the top restaurants in New York on a budget. More than 350 restaurants in 45 diverse neighborhoods across all five boroughs will offer prix-fixe meals including two-course lunches and brunches for $26 and three-course dinners for $42 (tax and gratuity not inclu...