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A Westchester County Italian restaurant has become a go-to for some residents thanks to its selection of homemade pasta dishes and cocktails. TVB by: Pax Romana is located at 171 East Post Road in White Plains. The restaurant's menu includes pasta dishes such as spaghetti alla carbonara, penne alla vodka and ravioli. Guests can also choose from ent...

Don Landolphi is facing his biggest challenge as a coach. At the youthful age of, gulp, 80. “I’m teaching and coaching baseball to the blind,” he told the Eagle. And if he has the same success as he had while coaching at Brooklyn College, well – we’ll see. Maybe, we’ll all see. Baseball has been part of Don Landolphi’s life for over 50 years as a p...

Italian fashion retailer Calzedonia will open an outpost of its Intimissimi lingerie brand in the Flatiron District, Commercial Observer has learned. Calzedonia signed a 10-year lease for 5,500 square feet — 2,500 square feet on the ground floor and 3,000 square feet in the basement — at 97 Fifth Avenue, according to a source with knowledge of the...

Following a year of virtual events, the Consortium of Balsamic Vinegar of Modena has announced the launch of the first annual Original Balsamic Week in New York. The inaugural, Original Balsamic Week will kick off in New York on November 1st and run through November 7th. With up to 20 restaurant partners, the collaboration will give foodies and Ita...

New local business Raffaele’s Italian Deli and Imports is bringing the flavors of Italy to the Clifton Park community. This new deli and import store, set in the newly built Rexford Landing plaza at 675 Grooms Rd., made its debut over the summer serving pizza, sandwiches, salads and more. Popular offerings include housemade meatballs, arancini and...

Hillary Sterling is no stranger to playing with fire. The chef’s car is stocked with a tiny Weber grill and a cast-iron skillet, so she’s always ready for an impromptu fireside meal, and she’s also cooked for a crowd over a raging flame on multiple occasions as part of a bonfire cooking series. Sterling says she’s gotten “a little obsessed” with th...

The Charles R. Wood Theater has plans to take guests to Italy as part of its annual fundraiser next week. The downtown Glens Falls theater, on Oct. 23, will host a pair of musical performances that will feature Italian-themed entertainment and food.  “For the past few years, the Charles R. Wood Theater has taken guests to various locations, like Ne...

Italian chocolatier Venchi Chocolate has leased a New York City headquarters space as it prepares to expand its US retail footprint. Resolution Real Estate Partners’ Brett Weiss and John Monaco represented landlord Kiami Windsor Management in the 3,525 s/f office deal at 16 West 36th Street in Midtown West. Newmark’s Ross Kaplan and William Chaplin...

Italian-American Heritage Month is celebrated in October to honor the contributions of Italian immigrants and their families to our country. Many of the neighborhoods they settled in are still very much holding onto the culture. Like a true Italian, Carmine Gangone graciously welcomed CBS2 into his family’s “second home” — Carmine and Son’s. “My da...

Gregory Amato was a Mahopac resident who was extremely active in local and county civic organizations for more then 50 years who passed away in April of 2020 at age 77. As a living tribute, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County is planting a tree in Loving Memory of Gregory Amato on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at 10:00am in Veterans Memoria...

Co-Artistic Director of Et Alia Theater, Ana Moioli, is one of 3,000 New York City-based artists to receive $5,000 through the City Artist Corps Grants program, presented by The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA), with support from the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME)...

Staten Island comedian Eric D’Alessandro already delivered. He had his crowd of 1,900 people roaring with laughter at the sold-out St. George Theatre. But his final bit of entertainment was a punchline the audience never saw coming. At the conclusion of his homecoming performance at the North Shore venue, D’Alessandro summoned his longtime girlfrie...