NEWS FROM : NEW YORK  

When Fabio Finotti welcomes us to the Italian Institute of Culture, he acts like a gracious host. The Director has been in New York for one year, but he is already comfortable with the many cultural Italian realities of the city.  We chose to interview him last for this series of articles dedicated to the promoters of our heritage, because he is th...

Tucked away on Greene Street in Lower Manhattan is a storefront whose late-19th century cast-iron facade—complete with ornate Corinthian columns drenched in a rich cream color—juxtaposes against bold, red branding. This cohesion of contemporary design and historic architecture serves as the backdrop for Italian lighting brand Foscarini’s flagship N...

It’s a country the size of Arizona that wasn’t even a country until 1861, and yet the foods of Italy have captured the imagination and palates of the world like few others. That’s especially true here in the country of Long Island, where no less than a quarter of the population claims Italian heritage, a pizzeria exists around every corner, and alm...

ITA (Italian Trade Agency), in collaboration with FEDERORAFI (Federazioni Nazionale Orafi Argentieri Gioiellieri Fabbricanti) and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will host “The Italian Jewelry Manifesto” a three-day inspirational and educational workshop on the strategy of the Italian Jewelry Sector, featuring over 50 Italian jewelry brand...

From old-school corner deli to modern emporium, the Rossi family now have even more to bring to our tables with the Rossi & Sons Alimentari, their new market/eatery in Eastdale Village. The new development, east of Adams Fairacre Farms on Route 44, is just four miles away from their original location, Rossi & Sons Rosticceria on Clover Street in Po...

Friday, May 20, 2022, 8:00 PM EDT. The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th Street, New York, NY. Ticket is 25 $. . Pianist Alexis Zingale, creator of the Southern Italian Piano Project, performs works of under-represented southern Italian composers. Recital will include works of A. Scarlatti, D. Scarlatti, Cimarosa, Longo, Cilea, Pila...

Calling all foodies! As the Italians say, qui si mangia bene–here, we eat well! Whether you live in the Big Apple or are traveling in from afar, taking a trip to Mulberry Street to eat is a must.  NYC’s Little Italy is steaming hot with savory Italian cuisine, and centuries-old recipes straight from Nonna’s cookbook.  In the late 1800s, Italians em...

In the heart of Columbia University, the most famous university campus of the Upper West Side, a six-story gem stands out from the rest of the buildings. It is the headquarters of the Italian Academy, which was founded in 1991, subsequent to a deal made between Columbia University and the Italian Republic and that, before that time, had been the “C...

Even as questions about the future of traditionally office-concentrated neighborhoods like midtown and the Financial District continue to make headlines, new restaurants and bars move into the formerly much buzzier areas.  Firenze Ristorante Toscano & Bar is the latest addition to the former, an Eataly operation on the third floor of 101 Liberty St...

A new Italian has landed in North America as Ferrari of Central New Jersey invited clients out to view the very first Ferrari 296 GTS in the United States. The U.S. debut of the new 296 GTS occurred at Ferrari of New York, the corporate showroom and design center of Ferrari North America. The clients of Ferrari of Central New Jersey, part of the Mu...

The newest Binghamton University Libraries exhibit features the works of Maria Mazziotti Gillan, professor emerita of Binghamton University, as part of the Guest Curator Program. Created by Kiel Gregory, M.A. candidate, youth initiative special projects coordinator for the Center for Civic Engagement, and tutor coordinator for Upward Bound, this ex...

On View until May 29. Hours: 11;00am-6:00pm, Friday 11:00am-8:00pm. Closed Mondays. Free Guided Tours, Fridays at 6pm. Reservations are not required! Admission: free. Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University, 15 East 84th Street, Manhattan. Pompeii in Color: The Life of Roman Painting presents frescoes from the National Arc...