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Come Find Us at Cinecittà!

Giuseppe Basso

Giuseppe Basso has worked at Cinecittà for roughly ten years, three as the studio’s CEO. Now he’s launching a column in i-ItalyNY to celebrate the return of Rome’s...

DINING OUT SPECIAL - Cafes and Coffee Shops in the City

When I die, bring me coffee, and you’ll see me rise like Lazarus,” said renowned playwright Eduardo De Filippo who, like any good Neapolitan, would never have turned down a...

Starbucks Doesn’t Spell The Apocalypse!

Alberto Baudo

Why hasn’t Starbucks opened store in Italy until now? Will it succeed? Will it hurt small businesses? Will it change Italians’ habits? Only time will tell, but we can make our...

Starbucks! Just an American Coffee Bar

Fred Plotkin

Caffè of course means coffee but in Italian it means so much more. It is the place where you go to have a coffee. But above all, it means that wakening in the morning. It means...

NIAF Commemorates Memory of Judge Giovanni Falcone, Francesca Morvillo, and Security Agents

The National Italian American Foundation and U.S. Italy Fulbright Commission join the Fondazione Giovanni e Francesca Falcone in honoring the memory of Judge Giovanni Falcone, his wifeFrancesca Morvillo, and the three agents of his security detail, who were tragically killed 24 years ago, on May 23, 1992.

Design Is One: The Icon Massimo Vignelli (1931 - 2014)

Letizia Airos

Italian design legend Massimo Vignelli--best known to newyorkers for his map of the NYC subway in the 1970s, now on display at MOMa--died on May 27, 2014. Two years since his...

If you Cannot Find it, Design It

Massimo Vignelli

Given all the objects designed by Massimo Vignelli that are located in New York and its museums, we decided to publish a not-so-well-known drawing he made in the early 1990s, when...

The Art of Humanity at The Pratt Institute

S. P.

From May 23 to 28 fourteen tt the Pratt Institute collections of 10x12 cm paintings from 14 countries across the world promoted by Luciano Benetton Collection . Nearly 3,000 works...

This Is The Week of Your Amazing Good Fortune

Darrell Fusaro

Regardless of being held up by the long line at the coffee shop, you will be amazed how everything comes together with incredible timing.

A Tool for Social Criticism

Mila Tenaglia

What do Americans think of Italian design?

Idaco: Italian Dance Connection

M. T.

Vanessa Tamburi, Artistic Director announces its 2016 Festival Week, May 24-28, the organization’s second annual contemporary dance and art event in NYC. A wide variety of...

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