Date: Monday, May 04, 2015 - Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Hours: www.inscenany.com o chiamate 646-850-7056 Venue: New York, NY Organized by: KIT-Kairos Italy Theater Kairos Italy Theater (KIT), the preeminent Italian theater company in New York, presents the third annual IN SCENA! ITALIAN THEATER FESTIVAL NY. This 17-day festival will offer 9 f...

by Pamela Silvestri   Fig Fest this Sunday is the same time (7 p.m.) with the same program --- a fig swap, recipe exchange and general celebration of all things fig. And, it's still free. But it will be held at a different venue: Casa Belvedere, the Italian Cultural Center, on Grymes Hill.   The foundation's director, Gina Biancardi,...

On Saturday, November 16, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum will hold its 25th Annual Fundraiser Brunch at LiGreci's Staaten. This year's honorees are Salvatore and Marjorie Moschella, editor and co-editor of the official newsletter of the New York State Order Sons of Italy in America, The Golden Lion; Cammie Brandofino, Secretary of...

So, what lies beyond that yellow awning at Salute in West Brighton? The second-floor Italian eatery — 412 Forest Ave., 718-447-7798 — has been open only for four weeks, but the neighborhood's reception of the new management has been rather positive.   As JoAnne Keogh of West Brighton raves via email: "I have been there three times already .....

The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, once home of Antonio Meucci, the true inventor of the telephone and his houseguest, the Italian patriot, Giuseppe Garibaldi, is proud to announce the cooperation with L'Idea Magazine and to present their first Literature Series article with a husband and wife team: John and Nancy Petralia, Co-Authors of Not in a Tuscan...

On Monday, April 13 at 12 noon the staff of the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum and the faculty and student-interns of Staten Island Technical High School will jointly lay a wreath at the Antonio Meucci Monument (420 Tompkins Avenue, Staten Island) in memorium of Mr. Meucci's 108th Birthday. The event also marks the beginning of a partnership between the S...

By Shane DiMaio    The Italian Club of Staten Island Foundation held its annual food drive Friday inside Christ United Methodist Church in Graniteville to help feed the hungry during the holiday season. Every year, the 65-year-old organization raises money from its members to pay for assorted food items that go to families around S...

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Groups that normally participate in Staten Island's ColumbusParade found out just two weeks before the event it would be nixed this year --and they're devastated. "We're heartbroken," said Luanne Sorrentino at Mrs. Rosemary's Dance Studio in New Dorp. "Heartbroken. I know the kids are going to be so sad. I had it posted on t...

by Anthony DePrimo   The Italian ice lovers have spoken. We asked readers who fancied themselves ice aficionados to visit their nearest Uncle Louie G's to sample a trio of tasty flavors — then vote for the one they wanted to rep Staten Island.   After all, Brooklyn already has its own namesake flavor — Brooklyn Cheesecake Ice Cre...

Mike Zummo of Annadale opened Bella Giornata Luncheonette in St. George after 15 years of cooking Italian food in various Staten Island kitchens.   "I worked for everybody else my whole life and this opened up and I jumped on this," Zummo says. His luncheonette/breakfast den is located across from borough hall and opened about 10 months ago....