La Scuola d’Italia, located in Manhattan’s Upper East Side, today announced a new academic scholarship fund which will provide full to partial tuition for the first year of attendance. “The La Scuola d’Italia Italian-American Scholarship Program, identifies and supports young students interested in the Italian culture with exceptional promise, appl...

In December, Galioto’s delicatessen opened in the heart of Little Italy on Mulberry Street. Brought to you by the team behind the NYC staple Jajaja Plantas Mexicana, the deli serves Italian sandwich classics such as The Meatball Parm (Impossible meat) and The Caprese (roasted tomato, basil, mozzarella, and garlic spread) with a plant-based twist. I...

The perfect pick-me-up for the coldest month of the year is almost here. Next week, over 100 Italian restaurants will participate in New York City's annual Restaurant Week. This year's lineup of Italian restaurants represents all five boroughs and an array of cuisines, from Milanese fine dining at Casa Lever to family-style Southern Italian spreads...

Trieste. L’appuntamento con il professor Fabio Finotti è al caffè degli Specchi in piazza Unità d’Italia. E’ l’11 gennaio eppure la piazza è ancora delimitata dagli alberi di Natale e, mentre la attraverso, sento la melodia di Jingle Bells. E penso: qui la festa non finisce mai. Ma quale sarebbe stato il destino di Trieste se non fosse stata libera...

Before indoor dining shut down, I actually took a seat — with friends! — indoors at Sant Ambroeus, the most recent addition to Brookfield and to the line of Milanese coffee and pastry shops that first landed on these shores in the early eighties. (Our nearest cousin is on Lafayette and Prince, but there are three others in the city along with South...

“Anno nuovo, vita nuova.” We are all familiar with this Italian expression proclaimed at the beginning of a new year. This year, it takes on a deeper meaning as a major change will take place at Holy Rosary. The good news is that starting in the month of February, two priests will be staffing Holy Rosary parish; the other part of this news is that...

A Madison (CT) native has written a book to inspire small acts of kindness that can make big difference. Kate West has brought her Italian-American holiday traditions and cherished childhood memories with her beloved Nona to the page. Her book “LeBefana and the Christmas Star” follows an enchanting character from ancient Italian folklore that child...

While looking through the website of the Museum of the City of New York last week, my eyes fixated on what I thought must be a painting: a colorful, somber scene in Little Italy in 1920—the men mostly standing against a brick storefront while women and children sifted through a basket of fresh loaves of bread on the curb. Which of New York’s many L...

È Fabio Finotti il nuovo direttore dell’Istituto Italiano di Cultura a New York. Titolare della cattedra Mariano DiVito di Italian Studies presso la Pennsylvania University di Philadelphia, dove è direttore del Center for Italian Studies, Finotti è anche docente di Letteratura italiana nelle università di Trieste e di Pola. Classe 1957, è laureato...

In New York the lights on Broadway will not be the only ones to be dimmed because of Covid restrictions. While struggling with many difficulties, even Christian communities will experience the difficulty of not being able to meet in person, and the preventive measures making it impossible to celebrate the Eucharist in the usual way. In addition to...