On Friday, September 13, while the rest of Little Italy poured into the streets for the Feast of San Gennaro, Di Palo’s Fine Foods — one of the oldest surviving shops in the neighborhood — opened its new wine bar without fanfare. C. Di Palo, the first time that the 109-year-old family business is serving its cheese in a restaurant setting, is conne...

The Italian American Police Society of NJ is proud to announce the selection of Miss Gianna Onnembo of Wood Ridge High School as the 2019 Columbus Day Parade Queen. Gianna, is the daughter of Emma and Jerry Onnembo of Wood Ridge. Jerry is a Society Vice President and a Sergeant in the Wood Ridge Police Department. Gianna will represent our organiza...

After more than 60 performances, the award-winning one man-show A KISS - ANTONIO LIGABUE comes back to NYC. It tells the true story of the struggles of outsider artist Antonio Ligabue who became famous just before he died. Today, Ligabue is one of Italys most well-known artists, the „Italian van Gogh". Large charcoal drawings are created live on st...

In 1973, during a period of temporary blindness spent in Rome, between the eye clinic directed by Prof. Bietti and his home, Villa Strohl-Fern, the writer and painter Carlo Levi (Turin 1902 – Rome 1975) produced 145 drawings. Years after his death, these works of art were found and purchased by Antonino Milicia, a Sicilian emigrant farmer who had k...

Amas Musical Theatre, (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer), is seeking an actor to play Shakespeare’s Romeo, who has time-slipped into 1960’s Brooklyn, for the upcoming premiere production (January 2020) of “Romeo and Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn,” with a book by Mark Saltzman and music based on classic Italian melodies. Justin...

Jeremy Scott is one of the most sought after tickets every New York Fashion Week. The designer's eponymous label draws his cult following and celebrity clientele to Spring Studios as they eagerly anticipate his latest collection. While Scott has a cult following for his own label, he is best known as the creative director of Italian luxury brand Mo...

All-day Tuscan dining destination, Felice, unveiled the opening of its new flagship restaurant, Felice 56, on Wednesday. It is located inside the Chambers Hotel in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. The restaurant, complete with an authentic Italian café, wine and cocktail lounge and main dining room, will continue to bring Italian sensibility to Ne...

As a way to observe Italian Heritage month, the DaVinci Society at Wagner College will host its 16th annual scholarship dinner to honor the “Next Generation,” a unique evening that will showcase Italian culture in Nicotra’s Ball at the Hilton Garden Inn, Thursday, Sept. 26 at 6 p.m. Community service awards will be presented to five members of the...

Thursday, Oct 3, 2019, Workshop 3:30 pm., Exhibition 63:30 pm. The Italian Academy, 1161 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027 (Just south of 118th Street). WELCOMING REMARKS: Barbara Faedda (Italian Academy) INTRODUCTION: Barbara Faedda and Lynda Dematteo. Q&A MODERATED BY: Barbara Carnevali. CLOSING REMARKS: Emanuele Coccia. This workshop brings t...

Welcome remarks were given by Italian Trade Commissioner in New York, Maurizio Forte. The discussion was moderated by Mickey Alam Khan, Editor-in-Chief of Luxury Daily and featured panelists Maggie Ciarfardini, CEO of Maggie Ciafardini Inc & former CEO of YSL Beaute USA, Marcia Gaynor, Beauty Retail Executive & former DMM Prestige Beauty, Walgreens...