Though the Centro Culturale Italiano Di Buffalo has been involved in many ways in the Italian heritage of Buffalo, they finally have a new home with many exciting activities to come this summer. The “Little Italy ” of Buffalo got a little bigger in the Italian Heritage Month of October 2021 when the historic North Park Library was reopened as the n...

For authentic, to the letter Italian cuisine, Trattoria Aroma Restaurant and Wine Bar is one of the absolute best in Western New York. The iconic Buffalo, New York restaurant has always been known for attention to detail, as well as the most flavorful of dinners. The menu is succinct and wholly genuine to Italian cuisine down to the fine details. E...

The Galbani Italian Heritage Festival is returning to Hertel Avenue this year. It's back for the first time in two years due to the pandemic. The three-day festival starts July 15 and will stretch from Delaware to Virgil avenues. This year, the festival will feature the fan-favorite grape stomping contest. And new this year, there will be genealogy...

Buffalo’s Italian Heritage Festival is coming back this year after the COVID-19 pandemic kept it from happening in 2021. “Bringing it back, bringing it back a little bit different, I think is going to be really exciting,” said Lindsey Lauren Visser, who’s the Deputy Director of the Italian Cultural Center. “I think it’s just been something that peo...

Dozens of Western New Yorkers joined together to help the people of Ukraine. Representatives from the Italian Center of Buffalo presented a check for more than $16,000 to the Dnipro Ukrainian Cultural Center. A few weeks ago the italian center hosted a “stand together for ukraine” event. The fundraiser brought together 42 businesses and organizatio...

Restaurateur Russell J. Salvatore has become synonymous with everything for a greater and progressive Buffalo. He is one of Buffalo’s greatest community benefactors, generously gifting millions to Buffalo and western NY projects. Born in 1933 to Italian immigrants and the youngest of three children, Salvatore lived to build a great restaurant and t...

The Buffalo Italian Cultural Center is holding a special event to show its support for the people of Ukraine. The center, located at the corner of Hertel and Delaware Avenues, is putting on a fundraiser Sunday afternoon featuring Ukrainian borscht made by Chef Camille Le Caer, Flying Bison's Polonia Pilsner, basket raffles, crafts and face painting...

Astonishing photo-realistic paintings of Buffalo, 42 of them, are on display in north Buffalo. A former library on the corner of Delaware Ave. and Hertel Ave. is now the Italian Cultural Center. The president Mario Giacobbi says, "While this is primarily a function of Italian Americans, the real basis of the building was to give something back to B...

The Lake Erie Italian Club celebrated St. Joseph's Day on Sunday. For the special occasion, the club presented a special St. Joseph's Day table at the popular destination. It was filled with all kinds of Italian food made by Anything's Pastable, The Grotto Restaurant, and Ilio di Paolo's. The Lake Erie Italian Club is also accepting donations to ra...

San Marco Ristorante is a restaurant of the rarest breed: a sure thing. If you have ever swooned to the grill-finished sea bass with creamy pesto, toasted pignoli and red peppercorns, you can find that thrill again on Kensington Avenue. Its secret is simple. For three decades, the same three people have welcomed San Marco’s customers, cooked its fo...