East Harlem, 6 febbraio 2020, ore 19:00, alla pizzeria Sottocasa.  La scena si apre su una delle zone storiche della comunità italiana a Manhattan, dove ha avuto luogo l’ Italian Town Hall Meeting organizzato dal Consolato Generale d’Italia a New York. Protagonista indiscussa della serata: la lingua italiana. Oggetto di crescente interesse e studio...

East Harlem Giglio Christmas Party Toy Drive. For the 2019 Christmas season the Giglio Society of East Harlem is happy to announce our partnership with the Boys Club of New York, Gerry Clubhouse in East Harlem!!! Many of our Giglio Boys were members of the Boys Club in East Harlem growing up, and we are excited to return our appreciation to this am...

Second Avenue in East Harlem is a wide stretch of road lined mostly with century-old tenements. Makes sense—most of them date back to when the Second Avenue Elevated opened up northern Manhattan to developers, who built row after row of walkup buildings for New Yorkers desperate to escape the slums of the Lower East Side. But there’s one building o...

There’s a very interesting book called “Flavor and Soul: Italian America at Its African American Edge”, which tells very well about an important aspect of the Italian American experience.  The relationship between the Italian Americans and the African Americans reveals more than one could think, about how the Italian Americans integrated into the A...