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Oct. 11 is Columbus Day in the city of Geneva and across the country. It’s also now Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Geneva — at least according to a resolution read at Wednesday night’s City Council meeting. Ward 5 Councilor Laura Salamendra read the proclamation at the request of the Community Education for Transformation during her portion of council...

Hudson Yards-adjacent development Manhattan West — which opened in September 2021 — has several new restaurants and dining outlets, but there’s no doubt that Union Square Hospitality Group’s Ci Siamo is garnering the most interest. Ci Siamo, set to open October 12, is the first new restaurant in NYC from restaurateur Danny Meyer’s hospitality group...

A three day Symposium on the occasion of the Metropolitan Museum exhibition: “The Medici Portraits and Politics -1512-1570”. Tuesday, October 12, 2021. From 4:00 pm To 6:00 pm. Italian Cultural Institute of New York, 686 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065. Free Entrance. Book here. Delicacies and poisons: the Art of the Table during the Medici Era - F...

Banca d’Italia is looking for a dynamic, well-organized Office Manager/Bookkeeper to join its representative office in New York City. Qualifications/Skills Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree; English and Italian fluency, both spoken and written; The candidate must have solid working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint; Work authorization in the Un...

On Monday, October 11, the 77th Annual Columbus Day Parade will be held in New York City. The Parade celebrates Italian American heritage, culture and achievements and is the largest celebration of Italian heritage in the world. Grand Marshal Michael Pascucci, Chairman of Duck Pond Associates will lead the Parade. This year’s event marks a return t...

La presentazione della storia e delle origini della cucina italiana in un libro a fumetti é stata una delle caratteristiche della recente cena a New York City dell’Accademia Italiana della Cucina presso il ristorante Pasta Eater. Questo ultimo volume della Biblioteca di Cultura Gastronomica dell’Accademia è particolare perché traccia la storia con...

Every year Columbus Day is observed on the second Monday of October. Columbus Day 2021 is the 529th anniversary and this year it falls on Monday, October 11. It is one of 11 federal holidays, and all nonessential government offices will be closed. NYC public schools will also be closed, but according to the schools.nyc.gov, the holiday is listed as...

After a one-year hiatus, the Binghamton Columbus Day Parade, Tournament of Bands, and Italian Heritage Celebration return in 2021. Earlier this afternoon, Mayor Rich David announced details of the return of the festival on October 11th, starting at 9:00 with a flag raising of the Italian flag at City Hall, followed by the parade and festival starti...

When: Thursday, October 21, 2021 – 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m. - Where: The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere • 79 Howard Avenue • Staten Island, NY 10301  These unique luncheons are for true “Opera Lovers” who wish to share their passion as they spend an afternoon with others while watching a complete opera and enjoying a great meal togethe...

It was a bit of ‘buona fortuna’ that seasoned restauranteur Luigi Russo settled on Manhattan’s 133 E. 61st St. New York, NY as the location in which to relocate his modern Italian restaurant Il Postino. Once the long-tenured home to another acclaimed restauranteur named Luigi, Luigi Russo is honored to follow in the footsteps of Chef Luigi Nanni by...

The Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America Lodge 2245 held a celebratory dinner on Sept. 26 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Elmont-Franklin Square lodge. The dinner, said lodge President Andrew Monteleon, was held for “people who believe in the lodge” and its mission to bolster Italian-American pride and serve community members. Th...

An Italian cafe is getting closer to an opening on a busy commercial stretch of Fort Greene. Construction fences that were installed prior to the start of the pandemic have recently come down around Saraghina Caffè, a sister establishment to Bed Stuy’s Saraghina, Bar Cicchetti and Saraghina Bakery, at 195 Dekalb Avenue. A peek in the windows showed...