The proverbial alarm was sounded on Sunday, May 2nd, when during Mass at Most Precious Blood church, it was announced that there would be a meeting held on Tuesday, May 4th, to discuss the future of the church and its parish. With the recent sale of the church’s rectory in 2019 and the instant rise of condominiums in its place, the parishioners fra...

Colliers has secured a long-term lease for Italian furniture designer Rimadesio at 102 Madison Avenue in New York City. A retail team led by executive managing director Tom Citron along with associate Robin Dinkin represented the landlord, A. Ruth & Sons, in the transaction.  Rimadesio’s new store will occupy 6,204 s/f at the building with its oper...

La direttrice del Kairos Italy Theater, Laura Caparrotti ha intervistato lo sceneggiatore Frank J. Avella e la storica Marcella Bencivenni. Accompagnati dalle letture teatrali degli attori: Giacomo Rocchini e Mario Merone “Political Theater in Italian American Theater” è l’evento organizzato da Kairos Italy Theatre e Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò de...

La nuova piattaforma web dell’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di New York. Internet come «spazio che va disegnato con il gusto e lo stile italiano, costruendo edifici virtuali che abbiano la stessa eleganza e fruibilità di quelli reali». Da un’idea di Fabio Finotti, nuovo Direttore dell’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di New York, inaugura “Stanze Italia...

Welcome to the 45th annual celebration of Italian Heritage and Culture Month. Each year, the Board of Directors of the Italian Heritage and Cultural Committee of New York, Inc., (IHCC-NY, Inc.) selects a new theme and then proceeds to publish a theme poster and publish its “Calendar of Events” for the annual October celebration. We encourage you to...

If you are in the NYC area, PLEASE come out to support the Italian American community in NY’s historic Little Italy on Mulberry Street. The Archdiocese of New York has called for a 6PM MEETING on TUESDAY, MAY 4th, 2021 at the historic Most Precious Blood Church (113 Baxter Street in Manhattan’s Little Italy). These meetings usually don’t bode well...

Stefano Porcini was born in the Province of Varese, a town poised midway between the natural beauty of the Alps and the metropolitan buzz of Milan, into a family that was passionate about culture, constantly surrounded by beauty: artists, architects, designers and humanists, among whom he spent his childhood and adolescence, experimenting with inno...

Baseball writer and sportscaster Tom Verducci has been named the first recipient of the Italian American Baseball Foundation Media Award. He will be honored at a ceremony in New York in December. Verducci is a longtime writer for Sports Illustrated and studio analyst for Fox Sports and MLB Network. He is a three-time recipient of National Sportswri...

Vincent Graziano has done it again. Having published his first work of fiction, Die Laughing, in 2009, and more recently The Family Jewels in 2018, the stand up comedian turned funeral parlor owner again borrows from memories of his youth in Little Italy and imagined scenarios only a funeral director could devise. While Die Laughing and The Family...

The arrival of Trucillo Italian coffee in the United States starts in the New York Greater Area. The Campania-based roasting company, which has been family-owned for three generations, could be defined as a boutique if it weren’t for its highly innovative and technological features which make it a flagship of the Salerno industrial area. Trucillo o...