Wednesday October 10, 7:00 pm EDT. Westchester Italian Cultural Center. One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY. Admission: Members $20; Non-Members $25; open to the public. Contact: Lindsay Brewster 914-771-8700 lbrewster@wiccny.org On a sweltering summer night over 2,000 years ago, Roma, home to over two million inhabitants, erupted in a nine-day f...

Sunday October 7. 3:00 pm EDT. Classroom Building Theatre 200 (Parking Lot 4) - Westchester Community College - 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla, NY. Admission: free; open to the public. Contact: Prof. Frank Maddalena 914-606-6794 frank.maddalena@sunywcc.edu The talented singer Teo Ricciardella will perform highlights from popular Italian melodies. Car...

Friday October 5, 7:00 pm EDT. Westchester Italian Cultural Center. One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY. Admission: Members $20; Non-Members $25; open to the public. Contact: Lindsay Brewster 914-771-8700 lbrewster@wiccny.org The frescoes of Giotto and followers in the Upper Church of the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi are world famous depicti...

Trivia Night: Italian Edition! September 7 (Friday) 7:00 pm - Westchester Italian Cultural Center. One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY. Admission: Members $30; Non-Members $35. Contact: Lindsay Brewster 914-771-8700 lbrewster@wiccny.org Test your knowledge and discover surprising new facts and insights about "The Boot." An edu-taining evening for...

A new Italian gelateria/cafe opened July 25 in Rye. The husband and wife team behind La Fenice Gelateria chose 3 Purdy Ave. for its "great location" and "great town." The couple — Simona and Salvadore Silvestri —already own a similar spot with the same name in Greenwich, Conn. The intimate cafe, with a combination of stool seating and a few tables,...

Many in the town of North Castle say they’d rather deal with parking problems than a collapsing cliff. A popular Ralph’s Italian Ices is looking to buy a plot of land next door to expand their parking lot, but those who live by fear it will cause issues. “I spent the last eight years taking care of my parents, fighting to keep them at home, safe an...

Caffe Classico celebrated its grand opening in Yonkers on Wednesday. The Italian restaurant at 887 Midland Ave. sits next to the Sons of Italy building and it serves traditional Italian dishes. Salads range from $8 for a mixed salad of endive, radicchio arugula dressed in vinaigrette to $12 for a mix of arugula, pear and gorgonzola cheese. Pizzas r...

We must not lose ITALIAN in New Rochelle Elementary Schools! Sign this petition to tell New Rochelle School District to keep Italian language and culture in the  elementary schools. Children in New Rochelle start learning Italian in Kindergarten at Barnard school, and continue taking Italian through fifth grade. Their Italian studies continue in Mi...

The owner-chef behind Fratelli Pizzeria and Pop’s Espresso Bar is eyeing an early May opening for a third restaurant on Huguenot Street, named Maria. Frustrated by his own difficulty finding a late-night spot in New Rochelle, Cucullo said the kitchen will offer a stripped-down bar menu between 10 p.m. and 1 a.m. Prices will range from $5 for a bar...

Steve Acunto, called the “dean of boxing,” known for his work with some of the sport’s most famous figures, has died aged 101. “I have never, in my entire life, met a more dedicated man in the field of boxing than Steve,” Rocky Marciano famously said of Acunto. Acunto was born on Staten Island in 1916 but moved to Mount Vernon at age 14 and lived t...