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In the elegant, open space of the showroom in New York, the artist and gallerist Ralph Pucci creates prestigious pieces of furniture: tables, chairs, armchairs, desks, armoires and dressers, lighting, glassware, sculptures, paintings and graphics, with originality in shapes and in colors. In his showrooms, also located in Miami and Los Angeles, are...

America’s reigning celebrity-favorite Italian eatery just got even more exclusive. Carbone is the crown jewel of Major Food Group, the powerhouse hospitality collective by Jeff Zalaznick, Mario Carbone and Rich Torrisi. They’ve been steadily expanding their restaurant empire, and after recent launches in Miami, the trio is set to bring a new Carbon...

Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK High School Junior Paula Andrade has won first place in the American Association of Teachers of Italian (AATI) Long Island Chapter Italian Poetry Contest. Paula won the contest with her recitation of the poem Il Colore de Mestieri (The Color of Professions) by the famed children’s author, Gianna Rodari. Each year, Italian...

The story of St. Francis is pretty well known. Yet, sitting in Manhattan’s La MaMa theater watching “God’s Fool,” I wished that, say, Capuchin Friar Remo DiSalvatore, the Franciscans’ provincial based in Union City, was in the next seat connecting the dots for me. But that would miss the genius of Martha Clarke, the creator and director of this non...

Wednesday, June 29, 2022. From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm. Organized by IIC-NY in collaboration with Università di Padova. Italian Cultural Institute in New York - 686 Park Avenue - New York, NY. Entrance: Free. Book Now here. Libera il tuo futuro. Padova nel mondo - Free your future. Padua in the world. the Italian Cultural Institute presents a conversati...

The Erie County Law Enforcement Foundation honored Detective Chris Parisi with its Lifetime Achievement Award. Det. Parisi started his law enforcement career 20 years ago with the Erie County Sheriff’s Office. His efforts are a vital part of the success of the Investigative Services Division.In part due to his efforts, Det. Parisi helped ensure the...

Join us on Monday, July 11 at 6PM at Columbus Citizens Foundation (8 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021) for an intimate discussion with New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli. CLICK HERE TO BOOK This event will provide unique insight into the role of State Comptroller and an overview of all issues important to New Yorkers. Book now to reserve y...

Mozzlab, an Italian cheese shop in Carroll Gardens, blends traditional hand stretching with modern machinery to produce fresh, homemade mozzarella daily. In addition to making classic Italian dishes, Vito, the resident Italian cheesemaker, takes an experimental approach with his Mozzbagels, putting a spin on the New York classic and turning it into...

Grappa is grabbing more and more attention in the US, thanks to its sustainability through its zero-waste production process, and also because Americans (above all, New Yorkers), are discovering it as a distilled spirit to be savored not only at the end of the meal as a digestive, but also as a cocktail ingredient. For the first time ever, a Grappa...

A new Italian restaurant is opening on the Upper West Side in the former home of a neighborhood staple. For most local foodies, the address at the corner of West 77th Street and Columbus Avenue is remembered as the location of Isabella's — a Mediterranean restaurant that operated in the neighborhood for 30 years before abruptly closing in 2017. It...

Italian conductor Alvise Casellati is set to bring his ‘Opera Italiana is In the Air’ to New York City. The free concert, entitled, “Rebuild Harmony,” will take place at Central Park’s Naumburg Bandshell on June 27 and will be a celebration of female talent. The concert will feature sopranos, Dísella Làrusdóttir and Caitlin Gotimer as well as two o...

The region's biggest Italian festival is celebrating a big milestone in just a few weeks and you're invited. The Society of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel will be celebrating its 100-year-anniversary ("cento anni") from July 10 - July 17 outside the club's banquet hall on the corner of 8th Street and Highland Ave. in Verplanck. Home of the world's largest...