Italian culture, deeply rooted in history and rich in artistic design and time-honored customs, continues to be preserved throughout the world and shared in countless ways. It’s always gratifying to shine the spotlight on significant contributions made by immigrants and their descendants and celebrate Italy’s rich legacy, as well as recognize the p...

A perfect Saturday morning with clear, sunny skies was the backdrop for St. Roch Church’s centennial. The jubilee marking the 100th anniversary of the beloved Port Richmond parish began with a solemn procession at 11 a.m., led by an Italian marching band from St. Adalbert School to St. Roch Church, attended by dozens of parishioners, neighbors, and...

This crypto trader is bullish on her career in comedy. Brooklyn-born, Staten Island-bred Elyse DeLucci is a digital marketing officer by day and a standup comedian at night, and will be headlining at Caroline’s on Broadway on Sept. 29. “I don’t go on and talk about bosses. I do talk about how at my last job, I was going for drinks, and next thing I...

As the entire world quickly shut down in 2020 for the pandemic, my inner world slowly opened up in new and exciting ways. Finding myself at home on Hilton Head Island on the coast of South Carolina in the USA with extra time, I committed to an earnest and thorough effort to finally research my genealogy. It wasn’t long before I was completely engro...

Måneskin had a nude awakening when they showed a little too much skin at the MTV Video Music Awards last month. During the Italian rock band’s thumping performance of “Supermodel,” bassist Victoria De Angelis’ top fell off, causing her breast to be fully exposed and MTV censors to strangely cut away to empty seats for about 40 seconds.  Meanwhile,...

Sausage ‘n’ peppers fans along with cannoli lovers will say ‘benvenuto’ to the upcoming Italian Festival at The Mount. This year’s “Festa” at Mount Loretto in Pleasant Plains marks a four-day affair. Dates are Friday, Oct. 7 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 8 from noon to 11 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 9 from noon to 8 p.m. and Monday, Columbus Day, O...

When: Tue, 10/11/2022 - 7:30pm - Where: Casa Italiana Zerilli - Marimò He walked and walked, coming to farms and villages, continuing on without stopping to ask their names. Anyone who spotted a weed in a neglected field—a nice wild sorrel, say—and wanted to know whether it had come from a seed that had sprouted in the field, was blown in by the wi...

Anyone who’s been around me over the last few months knows all too well about Alice. The restaurant that is. Ever since I discovered the West Village Italian spot last spring, I’ve been hooked and can’t stop going back or talking about how much I love it so. If you’ve never heard about Alice, let me fill you in: Alice is, hands-down, one of the coo...

The Cultural Italian American Organization of Cayuga County will honor two Auburn priests at its sixth annual Christopher Columbus Day Recognition Dinner, taking place Sunday, Oct. 9, at the Springside Inn. The dinner will honor the Revs. Frank Lioi and Lou Vasile for "their many years of dedication to the priesthood, serving with distinction in ma...

It’s the big market that every European club wants to crack, and Italian club AS Roma continues to take further steps into America. With football on the rise in a nation that traditionally favors its own sports, the opening of a New York International Academy owned by AS Roma is a clear indication of how seriously professional football clubs are ta...