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The Italy/USA Friendship Competition kicked off at Yonkers Raceway tonight with Italy’s Daniele Orsini winning with Hobbs (Credit Winner) in 1:57.3. And Italy’s Maurisio Biasuzzi finished second giving the visiting Italians a solid point-lead in the three race competition. In that $20,000 contest USA’s Bob Krivelin zipped to the lead with Crews Hil...

It was around this time last year that pinging sound effects and glowing screens filled a charter flight from Tampa to Miami, gossip filtering throughout the cabin that the Yankees were acquiring Anthony Rizzo from the Cubs. The move provided a welcome spark, prompting celebration in the aisles. Rizzo and his teammates were in a pin-drop silent vis...

When AJ Galli was just 2 years old, his dad handed him a baseball bat. But instead of swinging to hit home runs, AJ was using it as a golf club. “So then he got me some golf clubs and I kept hitting the balls,” said the now 7-year-old from Bulls Head. From there, it was history and AJ has been playing golf ever since. AJ went viral in early 2020 wh...

The Roman screenwriter and writer (La Mia New York, Un Giorno senza Kobe, Ultra edizioni) won the prestigious Big Apple Film Festival, which had more than 30,000 participants from all over the U.S. and Canada in 2022. After winning with his original screenplay, Forget New York, he signed with KMC, Hollywood Talent Agency that will represent Careri...

Tuesday, August 9 • 6:30 to 9:30 pm; doors open at 6 pm. Casa Belvedere, The Italian Cultural Foundation | 79 Howard Ave., Staten Island, NY 10301. Come and savor fine dining 'al fresco' style while Vanessa Racci serenades you with her unique brand of Italian Jazz. She will perform music from her first album Italiana Fresca, which reinvents Italian...

The age-old game of bocce has been a staple in Italy for as far back as anyone can remember. It was common to see Italians playing on courts in quaint towns of their native land as they tested their mettle against the “pallina” — or the bocce ball. Fast forward to today’s “bocce boom” and young adults are playing Italy’s hottest sport on our shores...

After 2 years absence, we are back! In the great tradition of the last 31 years, opera and Broadway favorites will once again come to the North Fork of Long Island through the annual favorite concert/winetasting event “Cristina Fontanelli and Her Fabulous Friends” taking place on Saturday, July 23, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. at the Duck Walk Vineyard North,...

When: 13 ago, 15:00 - Where: Staten Island, 420 Tompkins Ave., Staten Island, NY 10305, USA Meet Julio Vincent Gambuto, director and writer of the critically acclaimed Team Marco!  "Giulio” grew up in a large Italian family on New York’s Staten Island, where aunts, uncles, and cousins gathered often around Mom's seafoam-green formica kitchen table...

Gangster wannabes and movie buffs can now sleep over at one of cinema’s most recognisable properties. The Godfather Mansion in New York’s Staten Island district is becoming available for tourists, thanks to holiday home rental company Airbnb. The family who currently live there are opening their doors to up to five guests for a 30-night stay in Aug...

Long-distance runner Robert Napolitano, who starred at Red Bank Catholic High in New Jersey was victorious in the Italy Run by Ferrero, a 4 mile course in Central Park, New York this past weekend. Napolitano, an All-American at Columbia College, finished first out of a field of 5295 competitors. His winning time was a formidable 19minutes 38 second...

On Saturday morning in Central Park you will breathe a bit of Italy, with the third edition of the 'Italy Run', the 4-mile (6.5 km) marathon organized by the Consulate General of Italy with the contribution of the New York Road Runners (NYRR) and Ferrero North America. With 6 thousand participants who registered in just three weeks, the race is "so...

Italian rockers Måneskin have announced a one-night-only show in New York later this month, to help kick off the SiriusXM “Small Stage Series,” presented by American Express. Taking place July 28 at the House of X, the show marks the band’s first non-festival appearance in the U.S. this year, and will give fans a chance to see the group ahead of th...