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The statue of Italian revolutionary Giuseppe Garibaldi in Washington Square Park was vandalized, police said Friday. Cops say illegible graffiti was found Thursday spray-painted on three sides of the statue of Garibaldi, an Italian leader credited with helping to unify Italy in the 19th century. The Greenwich Village park has recently been embroile...

Da circa un quarto di Secolo, ogni quattro-cinque anni, varchiamo il portone del palazzetto signorile che a Park Avenue ospita il Consolato Generale di New York, per intervistare il nuovo “generale in capo” da poco arrivato. Prima per America Oggi, da otto anni per La Voce di New York, di consoli generali ne abbiamo visti  tanti, tutti accoglienti,...

The National Kidney Donation Organization (NKDO) announces the appointment of retired NYPD Detective and Good Samaritan Kidney Donor, Michael Lollo to the position of President of NKDO.  Michael Lollo is a 21-year veteran of the New York City Police Department who donated his kidney to a stranger in 2018, through the National Kidney Registry (NKR)....

The owner of popular Arlington’s barbecue joint Texas Jack’s has hired an experienced D.C. chef with a some reality TV notoriety to his name to run an 11,000-square-foot Italian restaurant coming to Tysons later this year. Declan Horgan, a finalist on Season 19 of Gordon Ramsay’s Hell’s Kitchen and a former executive chef at Irish kitchens like Kir...

Chazz Palminteri is best known for memorable roles in "A Bronx Tale", "Bullets over Broadway", "The Usual Suspects." Not only has he conquered the Big Apple through entertainment, he has also done so in terms of the dining scene. At his namesake restaurant, located at 30 W 46th Street, Palminteri pays homage to his Sicilian heritage, with classic d...

Good news, New Yorkers: the luxury Italian House, Maison Valentino, has opened two new stores at Bergdorf Goodman in New York dedicated to its iconic ready-to-wear and Valentino Garavani handbag collections. The partnership between the two luxury brands honors the heritage of each while also celebrating modern luxury and style. “Valentino is the It...

The life of an Italian immigrant who later founded one of the largest charitable organizations in the world will be captured in a film that includes scenes to be shot in Buffalo beginning next month. Hundreds of people are sought to be hired as paid extras. The film, Cabrini, will be a biopic of Francesca Saviero Cabrini, who was later known as Fra...

New York City’s restaurants are thriving again, with diners packed onto outdoor patios as well as inside bustling dining rooms. Serra by Birreria, the rooftop restaurant at Eataly’s Flatiron location in Manhattan, even received a makeover for the occasion; it relaunched in April with a greenhouse-chic aesthetic featuring flower buds in tiny vases o...

When: Wed, Jun 23rd 2021 at 5:00 PM EDT - Where: Little Italy Endicott Heritage Center, 109 Odell Ave, Endicott NY, 13760 - Organized By Little Italy Endicott A collaborative takeout meal from some of your favorite Northside restaurants. One price to have one offering from each of the following restaurants, all in one dinner.  

Introduction to a series of remembrances about poet and Vito Marcantonio Forum co-founder Gil Fagiani, for the current edition of “Italian American Review,” which is created by the City University of New York’s Calandra Italian American Institute and published by University of Illinois Press:   Gil Fagiani: Objectively Speaking The French existenti...

Not only is Monsignor Franco a Son of the Church, he is a son of New York and Italian immigrants. Born in the Bronx, his work has taken him all around the world, including Staten Island in the 1960’s to the Church of the Assumption on Brighton Avenue in Tompkinsville. Monsignor Franco even organized dances at the church and invited Chubby Checker,...

It was a long time coming for the Diocese of Brooklyn to have its own Mother Cabrini statue, but the faithful finally got to see the final figure. Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio unveiled and blessed the statue and shrine of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini — also known as Mother Cabrini — outside her Brooklyn parish, Sacred Hearts & St. Stephen Church on June...