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The De Cecco Little Italy Festival of Rochester, NY, is delighted to announce that a major international artist and PBS television superstar from Venice, Italy, – Italian songstress GIADA VALENTI – will be performing her live show “From Venice with Love” at this year’s Little Italy Festival at 8pm, on Saturday, August 20th at Parcel 5 (285 E. Main...

Synonymous with timeless elegance and luxe refinement, Italian leather goods brand Tod’s will be opening its seasonal pop-up in the ultimate summer vacation destination hotspot, East Hampton. Setting upon the New York seaside haven for its second year in a row, the luxe locale spans 1,700 square-feet, seeking inspiration from the resplendent coasta...

After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers of the 47th World Series of Bocce are ready to get the bocce balls rolling, with opening ceremonies to kick off at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 14, at the Toccolana Club, 1412 E. Dominick St. Tournament play and contests will run through Sunday, July 17, with local bands performing and tr...

Despite being a relatively small country, Italy boasts 20 different regions, each with its own customs, traditions and—last but not least— cuisine. Which regions have superior cuisine is a point of contention amongst Italians, says Stefano Terzi, co-owner and chef at Vice Versa in New York City. “We’re talking about Italians here,” Terzi says. “Of...

You are invited to the Opening Reception of Gary Pizzolo’s Exhibit at the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum Saturday, July 9th, 2022, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm. Mr. Gary Pizzolo's work has expressionist roots and explores ideas about perspective; how we see and interpret the world, visually, emotionally, and intellectually.

Area 61 Gallery opens a new featured artist show this Friday, July 1, by Chattanooga artist Bob Fazio. His latest body of paintings and sculpture were inspired by Tondos or Tondi – from the Renaissance Italian Rotondo for round. Mr. Fazio said, “As a potter, since 1973, I have thrown global forms and produced stacked constructions and in general, a...

It was a very special afternoon in Glendale, NY on Sunday, June 26 as Phil Rizzuto Corner was officially approved and named. Rizzuto, a proud Italian American, helped the Yankees win seven World Series titles between 1941 and 1956. He was inducted to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1994. The Glendale native played at Richmond Hill High School and sign...

Last week, on an exceedingly pleasant summer afternoon Gothamist chatted with Gaia Bagnasacco on a bench outside the new location of her namesake Italian cafe, which she opened on East Third Street at the beginning of June after an absence of more than two years from the neighborhood. Chatting was just one of several things commanding Bagnasacco's...

The Italian Cultural Institute of New York and The Italian American Sport Foundation cordially invite you to the book presentation: “Con la testa e con il cuore si va ovunque” (“With the Head and the Heart You Can Go Everywhere“). Mondadori Publishing. A Book by Giusy Versace. Monday, 18 July 2022, 6.00 PM, Italian Cultural Institute, 686 Park Ave,...

Can't make it to the Amalfi Coast this summer? Plan your trip to Eataly Downtown and take a taste of L’Estate Italiana with botanical Gin & Tonic cocktails from Malfy Gin, summer bites, and so much more... This summer, escape to the Amalfi Coast at our Malfy Giardino pop-up at La Pizza & La Pasta. Inspired by the celebrated southwestern coast of It...

The Parmigiano Reggiano Design Challenge 2022 is a competition inviting professional designers and design students to submit products at the intersection of food and design. This is the second year that the Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium presented this event with the support of iconic Italian design brand Alessi Inc., and in collaboration with Kart...

This is the sixth iteration of Mark Barak’s Italian restaurant, and, like the others, some of its features nod to the neighborhood. In the space that housed the popular Isabella’s — noted for its brunch-hungry crowds and densely packed sidewalk tables — Mr. Barak has installed a dining room, bar and lounge with warmer wood accents than in some of h...