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When you think of an Italian neighborhood in New York City, you probably get an image of Manhattan's Little Italy in your mind. You may even think of Bensonhurst in Brooklyn or Arthur Ave. in the Belmont section of the Bronx. Unfortunately, these communities are no longer predominantly Italian. The Rossville section of Staten Island is the biggest...

Saturdays, October 2, 16 and 30, 2021: 10:00-11:45am. The workshop will take place in the cottage on the left side of the mansion, which can be reached by following the paved sidewalk and stairs. All On-site at Casa Belvedere with Zoom option. If you are interested in participating via Zoom, email beatrice@casa-belvedere.org No experience necessary...

October is Italian-American Heritage and Culture Month. The month-long celebration recognizes the many contributions and achievements of Italian-Americans in the U.S. According to National Today, "Over 26 million Americans of Italian descent currently reside in the U.S. — making up America's seventh largest ethnic group." New York Public Library's,...

The Columbian Lawyers Association held its annual installation ceremony at Leonard’s Palazzo in Great Neck on Thursday. The organization installed its new board members, gave farewell presentations to its outgoing board members, presented the Saint Francis of Assisi/Mother Cabrini Award, and welcomed incoming president, Ida Como. Hon. Joseph Risi,...

The legacy of Dante Alighieri (1265–1321) was commemorated on September 14, the date in 1321 of his death, with two major events in New York, continuing the celebrations of Dante 700. The sun shone brightly on Dante’s image at Lincoln Center in New York City for the rededication of the conserved larger-than-life-sized bronze sculpture by Ettore Xim...

On view on: Stanze Italiane. A new series of video conversations conceived by Vincenzo Pascale and filmed in front of the cozy fireplace (‘Caminetto’) of the Italian Cultural Institute, with nine prominent guests from the academic world ranging from Science, Economics, Tourism and the New York Philanthropy. Each of these scholars, that is well know...

Wednesday, 9/29. 6-7:30pm eastern. Free. RSVP here. Panel of Italian American professionals will discuss the best strategies for students and parents when preparing to apply to college. As an organization that is founded on the passion of empowering leaders in the Italian American community, we feel this topic is very important, particularly becaus...

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Cristina Fontanelli in A Tree Grows In Brooklyn Two on October 12, 2021 at 7:00pm. Back by popular demand, award-winning singer/award-winning Actor/PBS-TV host Cristina Fontanelli returns to Feinsteins/54 Below in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Two. This Feinstein's regular, Boston Pops soloist, PBS-...

In 2015, as Nick Ranieri tended his 100-by-100-foot garden in Mattituck, growing a veritable bounty that included artichokes, plum tomatoes, Swiss chard and fava beans, and grafting his own fruit trees — apple, peach, chestnut and others — the now-82-year-old Italian immigrant had no idea that a woman in Pittsburgh was on a mission to find and inst...

The Italian Heritage and Culture Committee-NY, inc. in cooperation with the Consulate General of Italy in New York cordially invites you to the 2021 Leonardo da Vinci Award Ceremony presented to Prof. Luigi Ballerini - award winning poet, essayist, translator, and curator. Friday, October 8, 2021, 6:00 pm. Reception to follow. Consulate General of...

Since 1999, Via Quadronno has been welcoming customers with a delicious selection of Italian cuisine. There’s something on the menu for everyone’s taste buds whether a customer wants a hot or cold dish. Same for someone’s schedule, if you’re in a rush you can grab a bite to eat or if you have time, you can sit down and relax. Via Quadronno has been...

Raise the trumpets and beat the drums. The 39th annual Brooklyn Columbus Parade, which is sponsored by the Federation of Italian American Organizations, will take place on Saturday, Oct. 9. It will likely be on a smaller scale due to the lingering effects of the coronavirus and the difficulty securing participation by some schools and bands. This y...