New York City is known for (arguably) hosting some of the best Italian cuisine in the country. We rounded up some of the best options for trying flavorful dishes with attention to quality ingredients. Doesn't hurt if you can sample some Italian wine or a negroni while you're at it. Our selections pull stand-outs from across the boroughs, even if al...

Many years ago, while interviewing my cousin Herby for family recollections, he had mentioned that our grandfather, Antimo (nicknamed “Tony”) operated a produce store, around the corner from Arthur Avenue (across from St.Barnabus Hospital.) *Note: The timeline for this story is around the mid to late 1950’s.* Herby clearly recalled the fact that, w...

On July 18, 2022, the American Foundation of Savoy Orders presented a record grant of $150,000 to The New York Foundling’s Summer Camp Program for inner-city foster care children from funds raised from the Foundation's 2021 Ballo di Savoia (Royal Savoy Ball) Winter Charity Gala. More than 200 patrons, benefactors and guests gathered to support the...

Neapolitan neighborhood staple Pasquale Jones has officially expanded its Little Italy footprint with the debut of Bar Pasquale, a vibrant new wine bar and eatery paying homage to Sicilian culinary and winemaking traditions. And since it comes from Delicious Hospitality Group, the team behind buzzy hot spots including Charlie Bird and Legacy Record...

The new episode of Italian Innovators is a fascinating conversation on Italian jewelry with Alberto Milani (entrepreneur & creator of the jewelry & lifestyle luxury brand Alberto Milani "a love affair with Italy", president of the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of New York, and co-founder of Piazza Italia Market in New York City). We explored th...

Officials with the Manhattan District Attorney's office formally turned over almost $14 million worth of seized artwork and historical artifacts back to Italian authorities on Wednesday as part of a yearlong effort to repatriate such goods that have been circulating on the black market. The 142 pieces were seized by authorities from art galleries a...

Isabella Naddeo, a senior at Trinity High School, has won the annual scholarship from the Primo Italiano Lodge #2800 of the Sons and Daughter of Italy. The scholarship was awarded to Ms. Naddeo at the lodge meeting on May 16, 2022. Ms. Naddeo will use the $2500 scholarship this fall at Washington & Jefferson College, where she plans to major in bio...

The Alleva family opened Alleva Dairy on Grand at Mulberry St. in 1892. "It was the first Italian cheese store in America," Alleva Dairy owner Karen King said. "My husband said to me: 'Don't ever let Alleva go.'" King and her husband Johnny Cha Cha -- of Goodfellas and Sopranos fame -- bought this cheese shop from Johnny's Alleva cousins before he...

Fabiana Filippi “enters a new era”, in the words of CEO Mario Filippi Coccetta.The next steps will see the Italian fashion brand focus on the US and Chinese markets for the next three years with the opening of branches in these regions; a new store concept developed by architect Patricia Urquiola first unveiled in a new Milan flagship; the launch o...

Wednesday, July 20, 2022. From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm. Organized by IIC-NY in collaboration with Marco Bertoli Art Consulting. Entrance Free. Book NOW. Italian Light: Skies and Waters. Exhibition. Opening July, 20 at 6PM. On view from July, 21 to September 14, 2022. Monday through Friday 10:00AM to 4:00PM. Italian Cultural Institute in New York - 686 P...