The annual Columbus Day Parade in Howard Beach at one time drew thousands. Throughout the pandemic, however, the festivities were on a hiatus until last year, when a last-minute celebration ended up drawing an unexpected 200 people. So this year, the Howard Beach Columbus Day Foundation teamed up with Councilwoman Joann Ariola (R-Ozone Park) to do...

For the 15th year, Ulster County can experience the delicious taste of Italian culture at the Ulster Italian Festival on Sunday, October 9 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. in Kingston. Presented by the City of Kingston and the Ulster County Italian American Foundation, this annual Festival brings food vendors, street performers, live music and Italian cultur...

The Nutley-Belleville Columbus Day & Italian Heritage Month Parade Committee honored James A. Corino, Ed. D. on September 21st by presenting him with the Belleville Man of the Year award at the annual Honoree Dinner at Nanina’s in the Park in Belleville. For forty years, the Heritage Committee has been committed to preserving and celebrating Italia...

This year’s festival was a big success with groups traveling in on buses from Connecticut and Massachusetts. The day began with the Padre Pio Garden being blessed by Farther Flavio. This garden was built last year with the help of Spirit of Hope of Johnston. The garden is circular, about 30-feet diameter, with a custom steal sculpture of Padre Pio....

The Coccia Institute for the Italian Experience in America wishes you all a happy Italian Heritage Month! We invite you to celebrate with us this month in attending the world premiere of “Red Sauce: An Italian American Culinary Journey”. The Coccia Institute for the Italian Experience in America is thrilled to announce the premiere of Red Sauce: An...

Avon's local Italian club is hosting its annual celebration starting Friday that honos all things Italian. Prince Thomas of Savoy (PTS) — the Italian-American club located in Avon — will host its second annual “town-wide” Italian festival called "La Festa Italiana." This two-day event is at the club’s facilities at 32 Old Farms Rd. Avon. The first...

For many years, I’ve somehow found myself walking up Mulberry Street, popping into the same shops, seeing the same people, and eating at the same restaurants, multiple times a week. It’s a habit that formed when I wasn’t looking, and nowadays my legs go into autopilot as I cross through Little Italy en route to SoHo. It’s my form of meditation. It...

Look to Mill River Park this weekend to get your pizza and pasta fix. The "That's Amore" Italian Street Festival, presented by the Italian Center of Stamford, is going on this weekend from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Oct. 8 and 9. The event is promoting "food, music and fun for the entire family." This is the first time the event has gone on in two years ...

The MJN Convention Center located in Poughkeepsie will host its first annual San Gennaro Parade and Festival on October 9, free to the public. The event is slated to include a parade, live music, fresh food, and more to celebrate the patron Saint of Naples and New York City’s Little Italy; Saint Januarius. According to Zeidan Nesheiwat, President o...

The Columbus Italian Festival returns for another year and WBNS-10TV is proud to be front and center at the event serving as the main media sponsor. The three-day event runs Friday, Oct. 7 - Sunday, Oct. 9 in the streets surrounding St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. The festival will include live music from Tre Bella (Three Beauties), Nick Cosg...