Brewster resident Jeff Aquilino said last week Catania’s began selling pizza in 1925 almost by accident. Catania’s, which had its initial home on Arthur Avenue in in the Bronx, was originally a bread store, Aquilino said. One day a customer was served a slice of pizza and through word-of-mouth people lined up in large numbers seeking to purchase th...

Friday December 6. 7:00 pm. Westchester Italian Cultural Institute, One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY. Admission: Members $20; Non-Members $25. Contact: 914-771-8700 http://www.wiccny.org This lecture will trace the development of technical and aesthetic excellence in Italian Renaissance painting by highlighting the works of Raphael Sanzio, the...

Thursday November 7, 7:00 pm. Westchester Italian Cultural Institute, One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY. Admission: Members $20; Non-Members $25. Contact: 914-771-8700 http://www.wiccny.org Come discover the Alpine paradise of northeast Italy, a land kissed by the southern Mediterranean sun and embraced by the breathtaking Dolomite Mountains. I...

It's always interesting and fun to discover new stories, particular and unknown to me, about something beautiful and winning in the history of the Italian American community. Often these stories are about sport, which in America has seen the triumph of many Italian American champions. Today's story concerns 7 (SEVEN!) golfing brothers who filled th...

Friday October 4 at 7:00 PM Westchester Italian Cultural Center | One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY 10707. Fashion and Beauty in Ancient Rome. Presented by Marisa Horowitz-Jaffe. Members $20 Non Members $25. To purchase tickets please visit our website at www.wiccny.org or phone us at (914) 771-8700. In ancient Roman times, beauty and fashion w...

Thursday October 10, 7 PM. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, One Generoso Pope Place- Tuckahoe, NY 10707. Mary Calvi, New York City TV Anchor, reporter, and winner of 9 Emmy Awards, is here to present her debut novel "Dear George, Dear Mary: A Novel of George Washington's First Love". Books will be available for purchase and signing. Members $20...

Mambo Italiano, at Westchester Broadway Theatre (WBT) through Sept. 29, is an ambitious, musically-packed, and checkered affair, which also describes the motif of the stage floor and the tablecloths. (For tickets: (914) 592-2222; BroadwayTheatre.com Based on a Canadian movie, which in turn was based on an autobiographical play by Steve Galluccio, i...

Join us for a lecture series presented by Joseph Spedaliere: The Cinematic Art of Giuseppe Tornatore's "Cinema Paradiso". Westchester Italian Cultural Center, One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY 10707. Part I: Thursday, September 5th at 7:00 PM. Part II: Thursday, September 26th at 7:00 PM. Members $20 Non-Members $25. SPECIAL PROMOTION: SAVE $10...

Thursday, August 15 at 7:00pm. Westchester Italian Cultural Center | One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY 10707. Members $15; Non-Members $20. Register Online or call 914-771-8700. My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes of the Holocaust is a documentary that tells the story of courageous Italians who carried out ingenious schemes to rescue and pr...

Whether you’re in the mood for a fresh wood-fired pizza, a hearty pasta dish or anything in between, the chefs at Via Garibaldi in White Plains specialize in all things Italian. Located at 1 North Broadway, Via Garibaldi offers modern twists on many of the most traditional Italian dishes as well as a wide selection of wines imported from Tuscany, L...