Nearly 1,300 life-changing wishes have been granted by Make-A-Wish thanks to the generous donations of Maggiano's Little Italy guests and starting today, the two are proud to launch a 19th year of partnership through Eat-a-Dish for Make-A-Wish. To-date, the campaign has raised $9.6 million with a goal to surpass $10 million this year, and Guests ca...

On June 12, a fire in the apartment building above Vito's caused water damage, and temporarily closed the club. Owner Greg Lundgren spoke with jazz reporter Robin Lloyd about the history and the future of Vito's, and the need for help to retain the club's staff. On how he and his partner Jeff Scott purchased and revived Vito's in 2010: We had been...

Tetiana and her family didn’t have an easy escape from Ukraine after surviving the horrors of their family home of Bucha, a symbol of war atrocities allegedly committed by Russian soldiers in Ukraine. Their priority was to find a place where they could eventually feel safe but they didn't seem concerned about the history of the Italian house where...

The Italian Cultural Institute of New York and The Italian American Sport Foundation cordially invite you to the book presentation: “Con la testa e con il cuore si va ovunque” (“With the Head and the Heart You Can Go Everywhere“). Mondadori Publishing. A Book by Giusy Versace. Monday, 18 July 2022, 6.00 PM, Italian Cultural Institute, 686 Park Ave,...

Whenever disaster strikes at home or abroad, the Red Cross springs into action. It’s a story many of us learn as school children: Clara Barton, nicknamed the Angel of the Battlefield because of her selfless medical service to Civil War soldiers, established the American Red Cross in 1881 after learning about a similar European movement. What began...

Concorso Ferrari & Friends is Southern New England’s signature automobile event in support of Connecticut Children’s. The annual event attracts thousands of Connecticut Children’s supporters and regional car enthusiasts and includes a display of nearly 200 Italian supercars including Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, Alfa Romeo and Fiat. Since its in...

Rooted in a mission of transforming the lives of individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities, the communities of Don Guanella and Divine Providence offer programs worldwide to provide care to those who were lovingly called “good children” by founder St. Luigi Guanella. Luigi Guanella was born in Fraciscio, Italy, on Dec. 19, 1842. He en...

The Society of Italian American Businessmen broke its fundraising record at its eighth-annual Spring Gala, held recently at the Richlin Ballroom. SIAB presented the Char Hope Foundation with a $25,000 donation. Char Hope is dedicated to helping adults facing the challenge of substance abuse move towards long-term recovery by providing a supportive...

Mamma Pina carved thin slices of horse meat for the luncheon carpaccio. Her son-in-law, award-winning Philadelphia chef Jeff Michaud, stirred an antique copper pot of bubbling polenta on the kitchen’s wood-burning stove. “Go into my yard and pick some fresh figs,” Mamma Pina directed in Italian, handing me a basket. “We’ll make sorbet for dessert.”...

Jul 02, 4:00 PM – 10:30 PM. Acquedotto Romano Polo Club, Via Acqua Felice, 37, 00040 Montecompatri RM, Italy. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. The American Community Hosts the 68th Annual Independence Day Celebration & Polo Match. Be a part of this iconic Independence Day Celebration featuring POLO for the CURE, an all women's polo match in support of the...