The phrase “ladies who lunch” is as laden with cultural meaning as the Dagwood sandwiches they’re absolutely not eating. Such a woman has a Locust Valley lockjaw and a bichon in her Birkin, and in her fundamental chilly indolence she’s not an obvious fit for Patti LuPone, who has worked practically nonstop in show business since she graduated from...

Marino Marini (1901 –1980) led a 20th-century life. He was the portrait sculptor of the era. His postwar horsemen are perhaps the most credible monuments of the Western world’s near-death experience and shaken conscience. Sophisticated decoration as well: Bogart had one in his office in Sabrina (1954). But before the celebrated horses, work in an e...

Italian food is the most popular cuisine in New Jersey and New York, according to Chef’s Pencil.com, a website for chefs and the restaurant industry. The report used Google search data to rank the popularity of food by state and city. The results show cuisine trends in restaurants and at home. But New Yorkers might be sad to learn that their rival,...

In the 80s, the East Village had this memorable Sicilian sandwich shop on First Avenue called Brunetta’s, somewhere around 6th Street, later moving to 11th. It had a front window that featured a burner under a squarish reservoir of bubbling oil, in which the cook fried slices of spleen and caciocavallo cheese. He would use these along with fluffy w...

Dal 1128 la sua luce, per quanto apparentemente flebile, illumina il mare per oltre cinquanta chilometri. E adesso i bagliori della Lanterna si preparano a rischiarare anche l'America, con un gemellaggio tra il simbolo della città di Genova e la statua della Libertà, simbolo di New York: «Del resto la Lanterna era ultimo faro che vedevano gli itali...

Pat LaFrieda’s name is all over the city when it comes to the best steak restaurants and best burgers in NYC. But there’s one dish the king of meat—who operates his eponymous Pat LaFrieda Meat Purveyors on the first floor of Time Out Market New York—has yet to conquer: paninos. The Brooklyn native opened a pop-up called Meats on March 6th on the fi...

Saturday, March 21, 2020. 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM EDT. Revelation Gallery, 224 Waverly Place - ground floor, New York, NY 10014. LindaAnn LoSchiavo reading her poetry from Concupiscent Consumption [Red Ferret Press, 2020] and A Route Obscure and Lonely [Wapshott Press, 2020]. Michael Palma reading from his published volumes, A Fortune in Gold and Begin i...

Letizia Gambi's music is a combination of her Neapolitan-Italian roots with the heritage of Black American Jazz. Her Mediterranean passion sings through Jazz's language in a contemporary, personal style. She lives in New York, Los Angeles and Miami. Letizia Gambi is an international award-winning singer songwriter considered one of the most versati...

Registrations are open for the annual event that celebrates Festa della Repubblica in the heart of New York City. Italy Run by Nutella Café 5M, has come to its 3rd edition and will take place on Sunday, May 31 in Central Park. The announcement of the 5 miles run, part of the New York Road Runners calendar, and a celebration of Festa della Repubblic...

Wednesday March 18 - 6:00 pm. The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute - 25 West 43rd Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues), Manhattan, NY. Admission: free; open to the public. Contact: 212-642-2094 calandra@qc.edu Co-sponsored by the Centro Primo Levi of New York and the Società Dante Alighieri di NYC, Inc. The panelists will discuss the fir...