Park Avenue Armory will embark on the eighth year of its Recital Series, a series of intimate chamber music performances in the austerely elegant Board of Officers, intended to continue the salon tradition of chamber music performances. The 2020 Recital Series will open with two performances by young Italian soprano Rosa Feola, Monday evening, Janu...

Dinaw Mengestu, the well-known Ethiopian-American novelist and writer, would regularly walk past the Bernie Wohl Center of the Goddard Riverside Community Center at 647 Columbus Avenue. In 2015, Goddard Riverside was one of the recipients of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Community Big Read awards and selected Mengesteu’s novel, "Beautif...

New York City excels at many things, but one of its finest is Italian food. The area is known as the birthplace of red-sauce, Italian-American fare, and within the five boroughs lie perfect evocations of the form. But all of Italy is represented here, too, from doughy Neapolitan pizza to rustic Tuscan dishes to saucy Sicilian specialties. This list...

Genting announced today the appointment of Bob DeSalvio, a 40-year industry leader, as President of Genting New York State, where he will oversee all operations at Resorts World Catskills (RWC) & Resorts World Casino New York City (RWNY). RWC, an integrated casino resort destination, was acquired in November by Genting and Kien Huat, the family tru...

Il Consolato Generale di New York ha avviato le selezioni per la nomina di un Console onorario a Rochester, Stato di New York. Il Console onorario, che opererà sulla base delle istruzioni fornite dal Consolato Generale di New York, sarà chiamato a svolgere funzioni di assistenza dei connazionali e tutela degli interessi italiani nel territorio di c...

Each year as the days grow shorter in England, where I have now made my home, I cannot help but miss the winters of my childhood, appallingly more than a half a century ago, in upper Westchester New York. Our home on a cul-de-sac at the top of a hill was surrounded by trees, which by early December were almost always laden with snow. The ponds and...

Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education, today announced that Mario J. Gabelli, Chairman and CEO, GAMCO Investors, Inc. (NYSE: GBL), has been selected for membership in t...

The Giglio Society of East Harlem in New York announced via social media from the FB East Harlem Giglio page and from its website the investiture of Phil Bruno. Bruscianese family Italian-American, at ” # 1 Capo Paranza” for the Lily Festival of East Harlem 2020 ” The Giglio Society of East Harlem would like to announce the # 1 Chief Paranza for 20...

It’s not every day you’re asked to perform at Carnegie Hall along with a world-renowned vocalist. Just ask Melissa Ottaviano and her students at the Dream Studio for the Performing Arts in Tottenville — and they’ll tell you exactly how it happened. Award-winning singer, Cristina Fontanelli — who’s the PBS/WNET and NY affiliates host for Andrea Boce...

E’ sopravvissuto all’attentato dell’11 settembre, ai colpi di un banjo di metallo dello scorso autunno, al recente piano del sindaco De Blasio di spostarne la collocazione, alle violazioni di copyright, alle femministe americane con l’intrusione della  vicina statua della  “ragazza senza paura”. Parliamo del toro più famoso al mondo, quello di Wall...